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  1. "If all the mags you mentioned were so great, and...

    "If all the mags you mentioned were so great, and the information they provided was so valuable, ya gotta wonder why none of them are around anymore."
    They aren't around anymore because they told...
  2. MAN is nothing but a cheering section for every...

    MAN is nothing but a cheering section for every product they advertise. When was the last time they printed an honest review in which every problem was documented, rather than ommitted, glossed over,...
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    Builders? We're still here... just completed a...

    Builders? We're still here... just completed a Top Flight Taurus.
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    Tom, one the best reasons to move to gas (and...

    Tom, one the best reasons to move to gas (and there are many) IS the lack of mess. Consider: Even with a 20:1 gas/oil mix, a gasser is running at only 5% oil. Compare this with the "leanest" glow...
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    Ikon N W'st Mr. Mulligan. At $450 plus shipping...

    Ikon N W'st Mr. Mulligan. At $450 plus shipping (in 2000) it was an expensive all wood kit. Extremely difficult wing build as it was tapered in 2 axis and had washout. It was obvious the maker put...
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    43 years for me, Pete. I was smitten by one Cox...

    43 years for me, Pete. I was smitten by one Cox .049 so many years ago... and have owned and flown at least 75 different glow engines and 20 different diesels, from .010 to 9 cylinder radials and...
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    TWO PAGES of bloviating, and yet not one tidbit...

    TWO PAGES of bloviating, and yet not one tidbit of relevant info re: the two O.S. engines at the heart of this thread? Reads more like a DNC pep rally...
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    It should go without saying that balancing and...

    It should go without saying that balancing and tip tracking is essential in setting up the four blade prop for good performance. This can be a tedious process..:confused: Take your time and do it...
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    At the AMA Expo in 2013 Peter Bergstrom made...

    At the AMA Expo in 2013 Peter Bergstrom made reference to the very real possibility that Evolution would be releasing the 9-99 in a GAS version and quite possibly a conversion kit for existing glow...
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    GREAT Paint scheme! Hope you do well at TG!

    GREAT Paint scheme! Hope you do well at TG!
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    Gents, I wrote the manual and built CARF P-47...

    Gents, I wrote the manual and built CARF P-47 production model #2 in the process. As I recall, there is NO WIGGLE ROOM for installing the Moki left, right, up or down. It must be installed so that...
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    Absolutely NO DOUBT that with the advent of CA...

    Absolutely NO DOUBT that with the advent of CA glues and CNC or laser cut kits, interlocking parts, as well as highly detailed instructions, building from a kit has NEVER been easier. But at the same...
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    Ha! Actually it is you who is trolling for a...

    Ha! Actually it is you who is trolling for a confrontation! Insinuating that I (or others) may not possess the talent for building? What a dumb thing to say. But you did get one thing right -...
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    There are too many factors to list, but the...

    There are too many factors to list, but the bottom line is this: IF building was really as "enjoyable" as we all nostalgically like to think..then more guys would be doing it - and the RC model/kit...
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    Two advantages to the 7 cylinder... it fills the...

    Two advantages to the 7 cylinder... it fills the space more completely, which adds to the scale engine illusion AND with its smaller diameter, it can be spaced further forward which allows for more...
  16. NOTHING to report. I have heard nothing from...

    NOTHING to report. I have heard nothing from Andreas re: his plans for this plane?
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    Gents, I fear that too many are over-thinking all...

    Gents, I fear that too many are over-thinking all of this. With a single elevator servo (Hitec 5955TG), robust linkages, and NO mixes of any kind, the P-47 flies wonderfullly, lands and takes off...
  18. CARF Gee Bee w/iGyro:...

    CARF Gee Bee w/iGyro:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCH7YyghzHg
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    2000169Hmmm. I built kit #2 and wrote the...

    2000169Hmmm. I built kit #2 and wrote the builder’s manual… here is a picture of my rudder/elevator junction where you can see the elevator horn is offset, allowing the rudder hinge pin to pass...
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    IT is certainly possible that the 3mm arm...

    IT is certainly possible that the 3mm arm broke... I will not attempt to refute what is being alleged, but can say with confidence that my P-47, with ONE elevator servo, set up as described,...
  21. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BOo7Xa_BS0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BOo7Xa_BS0
  22. Good luck

    Good luck
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    Well said. I Agree 100% (and also buy Hitec 100%...

    Well said. I Agree 100% (and also buy Hitec 100% of the time)
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    AWESOME PRODUCT!! What a great sound and look!!

    AWESOME PRODUCT!! What a great sound and look!!
  25. Gee Bee gents, While I appreciate your praise...

    Gee Bee gents,
    While I appreciate your praise for my Gee Bee exploits, I have been paying close attention to this airplane since I built my first Gee Bee in 1993… since I saw Delmar FLY THE Gee Bee...
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