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  1. Yup bad stuff for sure, we used it as a printer...

    Yup bad stuff for sure, we used it as a printer cleaner in the bottling industry. Sure works good though
  2. Well I worked in a fertilizer plant for a number...

    Well I worked in a fertilizer plant for a number of years and read an accident report that occured in a plant that was caused by a front end loader that had been leaking hydrolic fluid and left a...
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    Nice looking aircraft Steven, Yes I have...

    Nice looking aircraft Steven,

    Yes I have wanted to build a Crusader for years and after getting back into the hobbie last year I found a short kit. I am taking the summer off to fly but will...
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    Looking good, how did carving/sanding the...

    Looking good, how did carving/sanding the wingtips go, mine took forever(40 size)
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    I was scratch building an Ultra Sport 40 and...

    I was scratch building an Ultra Sport 40 and found the tail section from an escapade 40 ARF on the scratch and dent table at the LHS for $6. The only damage it had was a small one inch cut in the...
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    Can you use one of the old ribs to cut out a set...

    Can you use one of the old ribs to cut out a set of new ribs from? Shouldn't be too hard to build a new one.
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    Is the steering arm for the nose wheel on the...

    Is the steering arm for the nose wheel on the same side as the control horn for the rudder or are they on opposite sides? Also are the servo's in their original position? The rudder and elevator...
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    Hi allModes, it looks like, judging by the length...

    Hi allModes, it looks like, judging by the length of the pushrods that the nose gear rod crosses over to where the rudder pushrod joins. Sometimes the nose gear steering goes on the same side as the...
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    Hi Matt, I see what you mean on using a pivot and...

    Hi Matt, I see what you mean on using a pivot and placing the wing or stab at the proper distance from the pivot! I certainly would not of thought of that, I have marked both templates into eights...
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    Good job! You are braver than I!

    Good job! You are braver than I!
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    Nice power supply Wayne, I don't suppose you...

    Nice power supply Wayne, I don't suppose you would want to let us know the components you used, maybe even a schematic?:rolleyes: I lost my power supply some time ago in a purge of stuff I haven't...
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    Very nice, I like the black valve cover sticking...

    Very nice, I like the black valve cover sticking out of the black cowl cheek.
  13. I know, I know it is the ball on the end of the...

    I know, I know it is the ball on the end of the throttle lever(s) and when you want max power, you go "Balls to the wall"
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    Looks good!

    Looks good!
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    I broke my needle valve for OS32 F

    Hello again,

    Well I managed to break the needle valve for my OS 32 F while trying to straighten it. The motor has the 3H carb on it. If anyone has one kicking around and would like to sell...
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    Ok, I have spent some time this evening running...

    Ok, I have spent some time this evening running the 48 on the test stand, to make a long story short, it was too lean on the bottom end. seems to be running like a top now with smooth throttle...
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    Is the end o the flap past the center sheeting? ...

    Is the end o the flap past the center sheeting? If so maybe you can slot from inside the wing.
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    Yes I have and have found I have trouble with the...

    Yes I have and have found I have trouble with the colors bleeding when I use trim solvent to seal the edges. I am going to try this "monocote glue" recipe next time to see what happens.

    You can...
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    Sorry Stankinator, I went the two servo rout on...

    Sorry Stankinator, I went the two servo rout on mine. How did you make out on the aileron removal?

    Calvi
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    Thanks, it has yet to get in the air, in the next...

    Thanks, it has yet to get in the air, in the next few weeks I hope.
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    LOL I know what you mean donnyman, maybe it is...

    LOL I know what you mean donnyman, maybe it is because we are more relaxed at the sticks flying our "beaters"

    Calvi
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    to use your aileron servo for the flaps, all you...

    to use your aileron servo for the flaps, all you have to do it make a "y" pushrod, this is just two rods soldered together, nothing fancy wrapped with wire soldered with plumbing solder(lead stuff if...
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    Ok, if you do cut out the flap use a razor saw if...

    Ok, if you do cut out the flap use a razor saw if you have one and use a square to cut them at a nice 90 degree angle, no one else may notice but you will, of course you can sand them square if...
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    I did a lightining bolt scheme that I am not all...

    I did a lightining bolt scheme that I am not all that happy with, but it should show up in the sky, so it will do.

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    ca hinges should be easy enough to cut so that...

    ca hinges should be easy enough to cut so that should work, you can also cut your flaps so they have a hinge close to the end so you don't have to mess with that, and you will only have to seal the...
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