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Forum: Questions and Answers 02-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By jaka
Hi! Do I understand you right that you want to...

Hi!
Do I understand you right that you want to sand it flush with cone shaped thing?
Just use a file and then 80-240 sanding paper and to obtain a final surface sand with 400-600 paper.
Forum: Tips & Techniques 01-30-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By jaka
Hi! Oracover is sold world wide so I think you...

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Oracover is sold world wide so I think you can find it in the US too.Much better /easier to use than Monokote.
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-14-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By jaka
Hi! Best tank is a Tettra "Bubble-less" tank !...

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Best tank is a Tettra "Bubble-less" tank ! No rubber stopper that can leak and you can use it with or whitout the inner silicon rubber balloon.
Next best is using a ordinary Sullivan, or Du-Bro...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 01-02-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jaka
Hi! Monokote is not as good as Oracover as it...

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Monokote is not as good as Oracover as it doesn't go a round curves as easy and is not as pliable and easy to use.
So if you would like to cover a plane so it looks like aluminium ,use Oracover.
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-02-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,489
Posted By jaka
Hi! In all my 42 years of flying R/C the...

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In all my 42 years of flying R/C the problem with air in the fuel line has always been a leak in the tank somewhere,never foaming. Often has the problem with air bubbles been due to a leaking...
Forum: Kit Building 12-27-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,021
Posted By jaka
Hi! A router ! No!

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A router ! No!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-23-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By jaka
Hi! Sorry! But you run it too lean! Thatīs why...

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Sorry! But you run it too lean! Thatīs why the plug broke!
Forum: Tips & Techniques 12-21-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,048
Posted By jaka
Hi! And to be honest... I tend to stay away...

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And to be honest... I tend to stay away from using microballons/epoxy at all prior to covering, I sand! But Brown microballons is not heavier than light weight spackle and if you use the right...
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-21-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By jaka
Hi! Iīm still using my 45 year old 50W Weller...

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Iīm still using my 45 year old 50W Weller soldering station (with three different tips). It handles 5mm piano vire with ease using the widest tip.
Forum: Tips & Techniques 12-20-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,048
Posted By jaka
Hi! I think I both filled any dings prior to...

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I think I both filled any dings prior to glassing and after and have allways used brown coloured microballons and 24-30 hour epoxy,never wood filler.
Forum: Beginners 12-20-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By jaka
Hi! Sorry ican3,but the torque effect is hardly...

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Sorry ican3,but the torque effect is hardly noticed in a model plane at take off . Twisted wing is (wash-in)!
Forum: Beginners 12-18-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By jaka
Hi! I īm 95% certain that your wings are warped...

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I īm 95% certain that your wings are warped (Has wash-out in one tip)!
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-14-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By jaka
Hi! I think when fliers say that two blade...

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I think when fliers say that two blade propellers are "better" they think of high perfomance planes like low winged advanced planes, pylon planes and F3A pattern planes, not the ordinary high...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 12-13-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 510,227
Posted By jaka
Hi! I built and flew a similar Cessna 310...

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I built and flew a similar Cessna 310 (Marutaka) 40 years ago that was powered by two ENYA .40X engines and it flew way way too fast.
Soo if you want to have a nice flying model build it light....
Forum: Tips & Techniques 12-13-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jaka
Hi! Oracover is much lighter then using...

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Oracover is much lighter then using Duct-tape for covering and suits smaller models like my 211cm span, 3,6kg Marutaka DC-3 better than using Duct tape. However, I used aluminium duct tape on...
Forum: Beginners 12-13-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,228
Posted By jaka
Hi! For most .40 trainers a .46 two stroke ball...

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For most .40 trainers a .46 two stroke ball bearing engine is way too much power for a beginner, that is my experience from 40 years teaching. That is flying at sea level. A much better choice...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 12-12-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jaka
Hi! I used Chrome Oracover , wet sanded on a...

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I used Chrome Oracover , wet sanded on a piece of glass with 1200 paper.
Forum: Glow Engines 11-24-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,090
Posted By jaka
Hi! WIB C4 bearings is what is best! Not SKF .

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WIB C4 bearings is what is best! Not SKF .
Forum: Tips & Techniques 11-22-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By jaka
Hi! Piano wire is easiest soldered together...

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Piano wire is easiest soldered together using a simple soldering iron.
For more then 40 years I have been using a 50W Weller soldering iron and it is capable of soldering even 5mm piano wire...
Forum: Questions and Answers 11-22-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By jaka
Hi! Epoxy and brown coloured micro ballons! The...

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Epoxy and brown coloured micro ballons! The brown micro ballons are easy to sand using mold making epoxy! Never use epoxy glue! It's to "rubbery".
Forum: Questions and Answers 11-22-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By jaka
Hi! Epoxy and brown coloured micro ballons! The...

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Epoxy and brown coloured micro ballons! The brown micro ballons are easy to sand using mold making epoxy! Never use epoxy glue! It's to "rubbery".
Forum: Glow Engines 11-11-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By jaka
Hi! Perhaps it has something to do with that I...

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Perhaps it has something to do with that I always mount my engines sideways!
Forum: Glow Engines 11-04-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By jaka
Hi! Pressure from the silencer to the short...

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Pressure from the silencer to the short fuel tubing with clunk inside the tank. The longer line with clunk goes to the carb.
It will not load up in any way!
Have used it in many planes for...
Forum: Glow Engines 11-03-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By jaka
Hi! Might be too much nitro in the fuel! How...

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Might be too much nitro in the fuel! How much?
And what glow plug?
Forum: Glow Engines 11-03-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By jaka
Hi! I have used Uni-flow tanks for decades in...

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I have used Uni-flow tanks for decades in both sport R/C flying , scale planes and and Q-500 pylon!
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