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Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By leftnut

RE: What are some Things to remember when using a kit/planes

measure twice, cut once.lol

cut or curve away from your hand,fingers, or body.
it's kind of hard to build or fly with awhiees or missing fingers.

Mark the fuselages LT and RT. Remember...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By leftnut

RE: Note to self.................

LMAF.:D
The sun went over the mountain all ready.
I had 4 flights already. It was so fun flying the SE
I didn't put a 1100 pack in for nothing.
I put neon checkers on the bottom, figure it...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,630
Posted By leftnut

RE: Sig 4 star 60, kit or ARF

the kit
it dosen't take that long to frame her up.
it's all laser cut and the share weds are 1 long piece
It'sactually easier to build than the .40 4*
I frame mine one of mind in less than a...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By leftnut

RE: question on landings

dead sticks are great, I love them.
They're different everytime.
staying calm, quick decisions making and adaptability.
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By leftnut

RE: question on landings

yeap, apply what you've learned.
2-3 mistake high until I get comfortable with any type of new manuvers.
Doing stall truns was a great help to get me using the throttle and rudder.
4 pionts...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By leftnut

RE: glow carb- tank relationship

I don't think it will be a problem.
The air plane being a tail dragger, the carb will probably still be
higher than the tank when it's on the ground.

I was wondering why my instructor has...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By leftnut

RE: glow carb- tank relationship

It shouldn't be a problem.
Yes , I know how things should be.
But then there's how things are.

Most of my plans I fly dosn't have how it should be.
It tank is either low or high.
I was...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By leftnut

RE: Should I fly it??? extra 300s

depending if you have a dual rates TX.
If you don't, you might want to set up the elevators for mild then
gradully increase it as you get more comfortable with the plane.

I personally get a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-25-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By leftnut

RE: 4 Star 60 Wheelpants

global pants they're only $4.25 -set and you don't have put them together.
they're red however. They made out of plastice, like those new coffee can.
I like them becuase they don't crack like abs...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By leftnut

RE: Crash!! Crash!! Crash!!! Aero Bird Challenger

Reading up on lift theary will help.
whats happening to you is actually what I try to do during my landings or
when I'm flairing in.
I adjust the power to adjust the planes altitude vai the...
01-24-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By leftnut

RE: How to Trim Canopies

I go to town with my old lady's sharp shear.
the straight lines are a breeze
The curves I take my time and trim, It's a lot safer on the canopy than
using a dremal. less messie too.
then I...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By leftnut

RE: fuel line touching engine?

just get a couple of (zip) cable ties and wrap it around the line.
Not tight, but just snugg enough. Let the cable tie head rest against the engine.
this will create space between the line and...
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By leftnut

RE: Engine for GP Giles 202 46 size kit

the satio 100 is light by comparison to others brand.
lighther becuase it's been bore out
If you can afford it.

I don't have 1
but my buddy has a couple. he loves it.
it pulled a u can...
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By leftnut

RE: Something Extra Wing Gap

I had a slight gap on one side, 1/32 maybe .It didn't affect it.
As long as the main wing was straight. It didn't bothered me.
I use cable ties to keep the wing halves in place.

What caught...
Forum: Kit Building
01-20-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By leftnut

RE: SSE Hatch instalation

That step kind of confussed me too.

It's for deck and has nothing to do with holding the hatch in place
Thats the way I understood it, after I guled.

Glue the top deck former first,...
Forum: Beginners
01-14-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,813
Posted By leftnut

RE: Post the plane you learned to fly on!!

My instructor, a good friend crashed my 4-40.
He put it into a flatspin and took chances and got it real low.
Being a good pilot as he was he manage to pulling out inches of the deck probably.
...
Forum: Beginners
01-14-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,813
Posted By leftnut

RE: Post the plane you learned to fly on!!

They all went by,by.
I got an AVISTAR for $40 and a CONTENDER built for $30 at a fun fly.
Crashed the Avistar doing spins:D
Got a Durable plane to help me get though improving landings before I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By leftnut

RE: Hinge Slots for Sig SE

I have one those center line finfer thing,
I just draw the center line hinge line with a straight edge.
using a sharp #11 blade, cut slowly so the blade stays at center as much as center a
...
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 49,592
Posted By leftnut

RE: Since this is about kit building, what are you building?

Built a patriot and P-51 last year
Built a SE in two weeks just recently . It went by..by already.
Waiting for a GP .60 extra 300 to come in, got a 1.20 4 stroke s.o. for it :D
I built one a...
Forum: Beginners
01-06-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By leftnut

RE: Turning problems, trying to self teach

As mentioned before power or speed is your friend.
If you can master to fly that thing, you will probably be pro.lol
Good lord..... a V tail without airlerons.

Just give it full power to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By leftnut

RE: Sig SE Landing Gear Question(s)

I went with a GP .40 extra 300 gear on 12x5
Plenty of clearance even after the gear bent lower a little.
A .60 sixe gear would work just as well.

I glued dowls into the original holes of...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By leftnut

RE: Recommended Mods to Sig SE

I crashed me 4* .40 two prior.:)
that's a nice 4* star you have too...or you had.

I bashed my 4*....clip the wing, take out the diehedral
and all that good stuff, just so it can do more.
...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By leftnut

RE: Recommended Mods to Sig SE

I sheet the deck on mine
Install a taller landing gear
I extended the rudder 1", it didn't help. Whats needed is
a push, pull system. An extra link is all that would be required.

The SE...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By leftnut

RE: how pickey?

it 's confussing when going from a trainner to a 4*
2% right thrust on trainners.
The 4 * has 2% down thrust built in I belive, but nothing mentioned
about right thrust.

How to mount or...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By leftnut

RE: Not happy w/ canopy to fuse fit. Help...

Don't use a heat gun . I tried that too.
Just trim it a little at a time for a better fit.
It didn't come with a canopy tape seal ?

I paint most of my canopies black (inside) or dy them
...
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