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  1. Thread: New Format

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    I use to see when fun flies and events were being...

    I use to see when fun flies and events were being held and I haven't found that on this new site.
  2. Thread: New Format

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    Myself and other friends hate it. Will be using...

    Myself and other friends hate it.
    Will be using this place less and less
  3. Sounds like a club member wants to be "a big man"...

    Sounds like a club member wants to be "a big man"
    Most of these type people turn out to be losers at home.
  4. Thread: Define a drone

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    I received a AMA video that had two gentleman...

    I received a AMA video that had two gentleman Chad Budreau & Rich Hanson.
    They are ahead of the AMA Gov and Regulations Affairs team.
    Listening to them talk I can really see why we are in this mess...
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    Ya, it's crazy a engine company would be so dumb...

    Ya, it's crazy a engine company would be so dumb to use such stuff as aluminum.
    Almost cost me a nice warbird because of that red crap.
    And they are in the USA?
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    My 3" flap setting is taken next to the fuselage....

    My 3" flap setting is taken next to the fuselage.
    You will be happy with the results.
    I know...it looks a little extreme.
    With a little added idle power you can set this bird down any where on...
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    I have two DA 50's and my biggest grip is DA's...

    I have two DA 50's and my biggest grip is DA's use of red anodized aluminum bolts to hold the cylinder and carb on.
    Both have broken off and I replaced them with good ol STEEL cap screws.
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    Years ago on my first TF P-51 I tried landing...

    Years ago on my first TF P-51 I tried landing without flaps also. Not good! The plane either floated or bounced to it's landing. Finally got mad and dropped full flaps and wonderful landings...
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    No Worries..... If the feds catch you flying...

    No Worries..... If the feds catch you flying without a license just turn it into your AMA insurance and they will take care of it for you.
    That why we all joined AMA isn't it.....to be protected?
  10. Thread: Skylites in Roof

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    Good idea John. Might be worth a try at both of...

    Good idea John.
    Might be worth a try at both of those stores rather then the building manufacture that no longer stocks that style ridge.
    I would think the building company might have sourced these...
  11. Thread: Skylites in Roof

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    Thanks for that info. I will try not to fall off...

    Thanks for that info.
    I will try not to fall off as I have too many airplanes left to fly.
    Thanks Guys
    Jim
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    And remember ...on any air retracts leave some...

    And remember ...on any air retracts leave some extra airline inside the wing so you can pull out and work on your gear in your hand without cutting the air lines.
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    TF Gear Mountings

    2132612You will have to go back and just look for pages with pictures and you will be their.
    I have had three TF Mustangs and loved them as they fly nice. But you have to beef up the gear area and...
  14. Thread: Skylites in Roof

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    Yep, That was the first thing I tried was buying...

    Yep, That was the first thing I tried was buying replacements from Chief Buildings. The company is still local and in business but they don't press out that type anymore. I had this building put up...
  15. Thread: Skylites in Roof

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    Skylites in Roof

    Hi Guys,
    Forgive me as I know this is not model related....kind-of....I do store my planes in here.
    I have a old metal building that has a couple green fiberglass sky lights that lets sun light in....
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    Hi Guys, This last Sept at a warbird event I had...

    Hi Guys,
    This last Sept at a warbird event I had the first flight perfect.
    The second flight when I cut to idle on landing my DA 50 died....what the heck! Never did that before.
    A hour later going...
  17. Thread: OS 120 Pumper

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    OS 120 Pumper

    I have a OS 120 with a pump and has given me good service the last couple years of sport flying.
    I would guess it has had about fifteen gallons of glow fuel run through it.
    I have been having...
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    Thanks for the reply.....I will send it and let...

    Thanks for the reply.....I will send it and let people know what they find but, I am starting to think maybe just order a DLE 100 twin.
    My flying season if about over here (today is 75) so will send...
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    TDC....Yes I hear what you are asking. As the...

    TDC....Yes I hear what you are asking.
    As the piston enters TDC it loses most of it compression that is enough that flipping the prop there is no carry through...it's dead at that point of rotation....
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    Thanks for the info guys. Yes this afternoon I...

    Thanks for the info guys.
    Yes this afternoon I dropped off the cylinder head and the rings are free with no carbon anywhere.
    Spark plug has that perfect tan color.
    I am using regular Steel (sp)...
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    4.2 lost compression

    I have a Fox (looks like a Brison) 4.2 that on the last flight lost most of it's compression at TDC.
    I first checked the plug and all bolts.
    Today I pulled the head off and rings look fine and...
  22. Thread: New Futaba 18SZ?

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    A couple years ago I bought a 14 MZ and struggled...

    A couple years ago I bought a 14 MZ and struggled with the menu.
    Had to learn what "conditions were" "Air dams" "camber" ???
    A whole new language that only a Windows tech could have programed in...
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    I have two also and not much problem in a TF...

    I have two also and not much problem in a TF P-51. But this FW 190 motor??
    I have never heard of using soft red anodized aluminum bolts to hold carbs on and I see red bolts holding the cylinder onto...
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    I few a couple weeks ago and on the second flight...

    I few a couple weeks ago and on the second flight when I pulled back the throttle stick on landing roll out the DA 50 died. Mmmmm
    I didn't fly again till later and on start-up any time I prought the...
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    Yep I joined the first year at Ida Grove IA and...

    Yep I joined the first year at Ida Grove IA and got number PS04.
    I too lost about three years of paid up dues but, I did enjoy the magazine.
    Back in the early eighties when I joined a Q-35 was a...
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