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Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 02-09-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By SIMCO
I4C Siren back in the day. last one I saw for a...

I4C Siren back in the day. last one I saw for a Ziroli size was 300.00.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-29-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By SIMCO
Most of the Zirolis I have built are 27 to 32...

Most of the Zirolis I have built are 27 to 32 lbs. I don't add any extras that I can't see flying, 50 feet and 50 MPH and every detail is lost. DA should yank it around the sky just fine, the GT80 is...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-26-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By SIMCO
front view and spark plug ear. PKC kits are a...

front view and spark plug ear. PKC kits are a little heavier. Over the years not missing a single piece. However I could have roofed my house with some of the skins sent.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-24-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By SIMCO
Computer crapped out. Will post in a couple of...

Computer crapped out. Will post in a couple of days!
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-22-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By SIMCO
couple of pics in my Gallery

couple of pics in my Gallery
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By SIMCO
I have run a GT80 in mine for years. Not the...

I have run a GT80 in mine for years. Not the fastest bird, reliable as all get out. Engine level, spark plugs stick out. I was told rotated 30-40 degrees it will fit.. don't know if they used cm6...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-31-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By SIMCO
Check my photo gallery

Check my photo gallery
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-08-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By SIMCO
Interesting idea. Please try it on some junker...

Interesting idea. Please try it on some junker first. Hate to see the ground loop results on something nice.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-10-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 107,546
Posted By SIMCO
I would like to join. 3rd Ziroli Fiberglass...

I would like to join. 3rd Ziroli Fiberglass fuselage, Robarts, Painted with foam roller and hairdryer. Brison 4.2http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2146430
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-28-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,174
Posted By SIMCO
Too much weight forward. As Jeff said balance...

Too much weight forward. As Jeff said balance upside down, gear doesn't matter on this airplane for position. The only "Z" plane I built that bounced in the rear was the DC-3 and it flew fine.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-27-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,174
Posted By SIMCO
Ok same airplane and same cg. Brison 4.8 instead...

Ok same airplane and same cg. Brison 4.8 instead of a Gt-80. 26-8 for prop size right? I run a 80 on my t-bolt. Mentz preferred. GT80's don't like big props. I have 2 large throwing horseshoes on...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 12-29-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,271
Posted By SIMCO
After beating the snot out of my airplanes, I...

After beating the snot out of my airplanes, I went with the Mercedes Sprinter. No trailers in the driveway, no extra registrations and gas for another vehicle that sits in the drive most of the year....
Forum: Seaplanes 12-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 176,720
Posted By SIMCO
Man I could wreck those floats in a minute....

Man I could wreck those floats in a minute. Beautiful work Vindee. I try not to build anything nice for water. Everything i have had has drowned!
Forum: Seaplanes 12-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 176,720
Posted By SIMCO
I know Herb. Haven't seen him around in awhile....

I know Herb. Haven't seen him around in awhile. Usually bump into him at the hobby shop. He flys Greater Southwest and I am 114th Aero Squadron.
Forum: Seaplanes 12-11-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 176,720
Posted By SIMCO
Cg at 28% mac is the best thing out there. For...

Cg at 28% mac is the best thing out there. For the big floater wing, couple of points either way on cg won't make that much difference. Please ditch the Tru-turn decal.They aren't paying to advertise.
Forum: Seaplanes 11-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 176,720
Posted By SIMCO
Seabreeze powered by a Saito 100. 15 to 20mph on...

Seabreeze powered by a Saito 100. 15 to 20mph on maiden day. It flys backwards!http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2050154Short kit and plans from AM models.
Forum: Kit Building 09-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,748
Posted By SIMCO
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2033626http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2033627couple more
Forum: Kit Building 09-19-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,748
Posted By SIMCO
The cg was fairly close. I went 30% of the wing...

The cg was fairly close. I went 30% of the wing for cg and it was under the wing tube. The tail feathers were pretty close to stock. Just a hair reshaped to get rid of the "ugly Stik" look. Got rid...
Forum: Kit Building 09-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,748
Posted By SIMCO
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2033344G38's 3 piece wing.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 108,987
Posted By SIMCO
Swastika's are touchy feely. with a whole lot of...

Swastika's are touchy feely. with a whole lot of butt hurt.Offering 2 cent's it's your model.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 108,987
Posted By SIMCO
I'm sure the Bride is not to happy you working on...

I'm sure the Bride is not to happy you working on the dining room table!
Forum: Seaplanes 04-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By SIMCO
Try A&M models for a kit cutter.He cut some...

Try A&M models for a kit cutter.He cut some Hostetler parts and several kits for me. Never disappointed.
Forum: Seaplanes 04-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By SIMCO
Water does nasty thing to props. What Jim...

Water does nasty thing to props. What Jim said,higher the better. Stick 40 I have 3 in. between top of float and tip of prop.
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 03-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By SIMCO
I can do knife edge loops as well, Too bad NONE...

I can do knife edge loops as well, Too bad NONE have come out right yet! Flea bay sells key fob cameras that I have installed via Velcro onto my float planes. Fun to watch and warm them up if they...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 03-13-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By SIMCO
She flys. Tail heavy and a retune on the engines...

She flys. Tail heavy and a retune on the engines will make it right. The whole bash was done with the extra wood in the kit. http://youtu.be/d9l16B1wRg8
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