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  1. Macdaddy I haven't seen this plane torn down...

    Macdaddy I haven't seen this plane torn down recently to be able to get any pics inside. But all the servos are located right above the bottom wing in the fuselage. They are built into mounts along...
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    A friends ACE 1/3 Weeks Special ...

    He has been working on it off and on for three years.. In that time he has become a convert to painted ceconite.. This is only his second plane that he has covered this way. It is painted with...
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    I am sure I have posted this somewhere on this...

    I am sure I have posted this somewhere on this thread before.. But my D7 is pretty heavy due to some overkill and finishing techniques.. I have a Poulan 46 cc chainsaw engine ..it lugs a 22/8 pretty...
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    Good to see the new FW nearing test flight ...

    Good to see the new FW nearing test flight ...
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    I had one of these , I used the guts out of a 120...

    I had one of these , I used the guts out of a 120 dollar HK ducted fan arf.. I put a 5/5 prop on the motor and it was still ballistic. I made the mistake of using a friends battery and It met its...
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    I always like to wipe down the area with some...

    I always like to wipe down the area with some rubbing alcohol, then I will rough it up good with some coarse paper, and wipe it down again , after it dries...Then I will glue it . I can't prove its...
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    Well I was tempted by the larger tank, but I...

    Well I was tempted by the larger tank, but I think a 24 oz will be good for me. I don't tend to make really long flights, and I have a buddy that lost a HUGE Corsair because his throttle servo froze...
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    Man that would happen quick if it went wrong.......

    Man that would happen quick if it went wrong.... OUCH !
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    Sachs 4.2 fuel tank size?

    What do you guys think would be big enough for this motor? I am putting it in a Nosen P51 and have a fair amount of room. I am not looking to fly over 12 minutes..I would guess 9-10 min flights with...
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    Mine was built 20 years ago, and never really...

    Mine was built 20 years ago, and never really finished..what was done was built very weak and old school. The person had tried to use the belt drive on a glow 60.. The plane was very ugly yellow...
  12. Yeah if you don't have enough weight up front.....

    Yeah if you don't have enough weight up front.. take enough garbage bags ! hahah

    Years ago I scratch built a big light weight ME109.. it was 80 inch wing, and weighed 9 pounds.. By the time it...
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    hahahah I hear you ! I am currently working...

    hahahah I hear you !

    I am currently working on/finishing an abandoned Nosen P51, I have been thru large scale retracts syndrom myself lately ! hahahaha
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    Getting realistically sized landing gear for a...

    Getting realistically sized landing gear for a Corsair that sized for less than 500 for just the mains is unlikely..I think you will be looking for used equipment, and even that will be pricey...
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    If it flies as well as it looks ! There was...

    If it flies as well as it looks !

    There was actually a WW1 pilot from my Moms home town of Colfax Iowa that flew this type of plane.. James Norman Hall, he was quite the guy from the sound of his...
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    Alright ! first BUSA test flight I have seen this...

    Alright ! first BUSA test flight I have seen this year.. Did you post any video on youtube? I constantly check to see the new WW1 videos on there.
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    It would make it interesting the next few years...

    It would make it interesting the next few years if only the planes flying 100 years ago were allowed. however it could limit things the first year or two ;) :P
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    6-7 years seems no big deal on a post.. sometimes...

    6-7 years seems no big deal on a post.. sometimes I have airplanes that sit longer than that between the times I work on them.
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    Not trying to start a war of any kind, but these...

    Not trying to start a war of any kind, but these planes make great electrics..My last one I built that way and its great way to go...
  20. I also built this, it was my first plan build. ...

    I also built this, it was my first plan build. It flew well , I first had a 50 2cycle, and then a 80 4 cycle.. I wish I hadn't sold it.. it was a nice design.
  21. I did a bargain basement conversion on an old Kit...

    I did a bargain basement conversion on an old Kit built Bird of Time.. pretty cheap and straight forward..

    A turnigy 35/36 1000 kv, this is the cheap gold and chrome motor...
    Plush 40 speed...
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    You might find that removing a ounce of nose...

    You might find that removing a ounce of nose weight per flight until it flies like you want would be the best route to go.. Just take it slow..
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    Holey cow this thread goes back aways ! Thats...

    Holey cow this thread goes back aways ! Thats fine though, hadn't stumbled across it before.
  24. Kerwin, I believe my friend balanced the plane by...

    Kerwin, I believe my friend balanced the plane by adding a really nice tricked out tail wheel, and by mounting the receiver pack back further than normal.. putting a receiver pack in the tail can...
  25. Keep the plane light ! I built and finished...

    Keep the plane light !
    I built and finished mine a bit on the heavy side, and it flies good on a converted poulan 46cc. I should have gone pull pull and not reinforced as much as I did .....
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