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Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,632
Posted By jollyroger

How did the plane balance? Did you have to add...

How did the plane balance? Did you have to add any weight to the nose? Thinking of getting one sometime. Cobra motors are great motors for the money . I have bought a number of those along with...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 894
Posted By jollyroger

I don't remember what I did with that. I do...

I don't remember what I did with that. I do remember all the shaving and sanding to the leading edge and wingtips that covered the back lawn . LOL
I made the mistake of covering mine in brushed...
02-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,295
Posted By jollyroger

I'll add my registration number with the big...

I'll add my registration number with the big middle finger next to it.
Shut down the government.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By jollyroger

Sig 1/6 Cub on floats

I'm planning to start this kit soon and wonder if anyone else has done this. Power will be electric and I plan to get foam floats from Sea Plane Supply. Fiberglass Specialties has a Super Cub...
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By jollyroger

First of all if someone buys a set of plans it is...

First of all if someone buys a set of plans it is generally acknowledged that a copy will be made in order to cut shaped parts. It is not illegal to do so and as it stands I have never heard of...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-11-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By jollyroger

When I built my Kougar, I used 3M77 spray...

When I built my Kougar, I used 3M77 spray adhesive and it worked great. Has never separated and the wing came out light in weight, also very strong. The formula for 3M 77 has been changed ( Uncle's...
11-24-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,435
Posted By jollyroger

OH MY GOD! electric airplanes are a threat to our...

OH MY GOD! electric airplanes are a threat to our freedom! Somebody needs to do something and quick before electric flyers take away our freedom!
Electric powered airplanes are not new. People have...
11-24-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,834
Posted By jollyroger

I've had no problems with Advantage Hobby. ...

I've had no problems with Advantage Hobby.
What I read is that all online dealers who offer free shipping on orders over such and such but they also provide some sort of disclaimer to the fact that...
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,838
Posted By jollyroger

National Balsa offers Hostetler and Ziroli plans...

National Balsa offers Hostetler and Ziroli plans kits. Precision Cut Kits has been sold to another company out in Texas, I believe......Saw that one coming.
last April at the Toledo show National...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By jollyroger

Our club has the same problem. The same two or...

Our club has the same problem. The same two or three people do all the work and everybody else benefits. There will always be those who come up with a thousand excuses for not volunteering to help...
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 218,011
Posted By jollyroger

Hey, you know I've got those antique wheels you...

Hey, you know I've got those antique wheels you gave me, I could make a few changes and make it look more antique like.
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By jollyroger

I have the Kougar set up with a Scorpion 3026-10,...

I have the Kougar set up with a Scorpion 3026-10, 4S pack and 11X5.5 that flies fast enough for me. I could use a 5S pack and 10X7 prop but it gets too fast for my comfort range. I used to fly it...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-19-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By jollyroger

I did something like this....in front of my...

I did something like this....in front of my cousin, a doctor. I had an airboat and was running it out of his fishing boat when I accidentally stuck my fingers into the prop with the motor running at...
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 218,011
Posted By jollyroger

I started my Kadet Sr. this week and ready now to...

I started my Kadet Sr. this week and ready now to design the ailerons based on the Citabria but not sure if I should use 6 or 7 rib bays as I plan build them up to the rear spar.
Tom, I should...
Forum: Kit Building
10-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By jollyroger

I have a set of plans but they go with the Bingo...

I have a set of plans but they go with the Bingo 40 I have. I could have a copy of the plans made if you wouldn't mind other wise you can wait to see if someone else can help.
cheers.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By jollyroger

Every club has this problem. Our field is not...

Every club has this problem. Our field is not that large but only a few people ever mow or take car of anything. I managed to have one person help paint the inside of our club house. The rest 80% I...
09-22-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By jollyroger

I've been checking some Scorpion motors ...

I've been checking some Scorpion motors Innov8tive Designs/Scorpion products (http://innov8tivedesigns.com/)
There are some nice motors that look like they will fill the bill. However, You...
09-03-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By jollyroger

Since I fly electric I don't worry about fuel...

Since I fly electric I don't worry about fuel proofing but..... I find the Krylon paints to be a bit dull even with the gloss. I painted an RC boat with Fusion, waited a week then covered it with the...
09-03-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By jollyroger

I bought one a Toledo one year which was a bit...

I bought one a Toledo one year which was a bit small do I made another larger.. They are both made from brass tubing with kerfs cut into them at angles and then mounted to a short dowel.
I cut my...
09-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,752
Posted By jollyroger

Very well done! Need a pilot and passenger...

Very well done! Need a pilot and passenger though.
And greetings from UP North! I use to have relatives in Livonia.
09-03-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By jollyroger

Nice to see kit version at a reasonable size, not...

Nice to see kit version at a reasonable size, not too small nor too big and not another of those horrible foamys that seem to be all over the place. I checked the Hostetler versions and felt they...
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By jollyroger

You may have to do what others have done: Buy...

You may have to do what others have done: Buy some lightweight aircraft covering and paint it yourself. Sig sells Coverall and has the appropriate colored dope You may want to check with Aircraft...
08-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By jollyroger

I bought a Bingo .40 from a former clubmember and...

I bought a Bingo .40 from a former clubmember and when I had it finished, powered with a 40mm motor and 4S pack the plane was so tail heavy I had to add 6 oz. of lead up front. I've never had to do...
Forum: Kit Building
06-26-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By jollyroger

It sounds to me as though you want a longer...

It sounds to me as though you want a longer wingspan. IS that it? If so, why not cut a few more wing ribs and add them to the existing build. Not that big of a deal.A couple more bays on each side...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-16-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7,022
Views: 302,151
Posted By jollyroger

Northern Michigan buried under 15" snow and...

Northern Michigan buried under 15" snow and sleet. This is what we got for a spring in Northern Michigan with 7" more predicted for today and tonight.
Spring has been canceled. It is snowing as I...
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