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Forum: Kit Building
03-15-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By tiger650

TB, Thanks, it worked great. I also have...

TB,

Thanks, it worked great. I also have some thin aliphatic resin glue called Superphatic that I used in some areas as well. It wicks in about the same as medium Ca.
Attached is a pic before I...
Forum: Kit Building
03-15-2014, 10:23 AM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Another build question. I have dry mounted the...

Another build question. I have dry mounted the fuse bottom sides and formers as called for in the instructions. Now they say to use medium or thick ca to glue. Is it okay to leave all the parts in...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By tiger650

TB, Thanks for the help. I tried wetting and...

TB,
Thanks for the help. I tried wetting and heat on both sides and it worked! Hopefully the other side will work just as well.
Bob
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2014, 12:13 PM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Please help. I am making the razorback version of...

Please help. I am making the razorback version of the p47 and am having trouble sheeting the razor spine. So far I have cracked 4 pieces of sheeting just trying to conform it to the curve. Needless...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By tiger650

Thanks for the suggestions Fabio. I will find...

Thanks for the suggestions Fabio. I will find video on YouTube and go from there. I would like to save on the motor since the robart electric gear is so expensive.
Bob
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2014, 04:27 AM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Fabio, I am trying to decide on my engine at...

Fabio,

I am trying to decide on my engine at this point. Do you have any video of your jug flying with the G62? Right now I am looking at the new Evolution 62GXi to be on the market in April, or...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2014, 04:21 AM
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Posted By tiger650

I have been up in sunny Buffalo, NY :( the last...

I have been up in sunny Buffalo, NY :( the last 10 days, but I am back now and ready to continue building.
I did manage to get in one flight off of the snow with my Seamaster.

I will post pics...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2014, 07:27 PM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Thanks Bob and TB. I will follow the templates on...

Thanks Bob and TB. I will follow the templates on the plan as best I can being careful not to take off to much wood as I proceed. I will post a couple pics when I am done.
Thanks again
bob
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2014, 05:04 AM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Please help. Is there a process to follow to get...

Please help. Is there a process to follow to get nice symmetrical LE's when sanding? I am struggling with my stab LE. I have a 5" and an 11" bar sander as well as one of those great planes contour...
Forum: Kit Building
01-22-2014, 06:41 PM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Nice selection of wheels/tires. I like the Dubro...

Nice selection of wheels/tires. I like the Dubro 4 1/2" rubber with aluminum rims. They look good and are a reasonable price.
Thanks!
Forum: Kit Building
01-22-2014, 04:30 AM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

TB, I had ordered the robart electric mains...

TB,

I had ordered the robart electric mains with the kit and then read your post about reliability. Rather than just send them back to Tower, I decided to call Robart and discuss the quality/...
Forum: Kit Building
01-21-2014, 03:18 PM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Ron, This is my first kit, so I am going to...

Ron,
This is my first kit, so I am going to stick to the directions as much as practical. As I recall from one of the prior posts someone used the 4 1/2" wheels from the hanger 9 30cc P-47. Maybe...
Forum: Kit Building
01-21-2014, 04:03 AM
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Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

A quick question. I purchased Sullivan Skylite...

A quick question. I purchased Sullivan Skylite wheels. They are aluminum hub 5" by 1 3/4" wide wheels. Will they be too wide to fit properly in the wheel well withe a little toe in applied?
...
Forum: Kit Building
01-20-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Thanks Bob, I just put a pad and pen on my...

Thanks Bob, I just put a pad and pen on my building table. The fear of making a mistake is intense!

bob
Forum: Kit Building
01-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Duh, I figured out step 11. Sometimes you just...

Duh, I figured out step 11. Sometimes you just have to step away from the build for a bit.
Forum: Kit Building
01-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Wow thanks TB! I have not even opened the box yet...

Wow thanks TB! I have not even opened the box yet so I will return them and go with air.

I have a stab building question. In step 11 it says to sand bevel the LE of the ribs to match the aft...
Forum: Kit Building
01-19-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Fabio, Yes, I did consider the air...

Fabio,

Yes, I did consider the air system,but the electric system was not that much more when you add up all of the accessories that you need with the air system, plus I thought installation would...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

TB, Thanks for the help. I now understand what...

TB,
Thanks for the help. I now understand what to do.

I have a quick quick glue question too. I was going to use thin CA on the ribs, etc and anywhere where sanding is not required. I will then...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Thanks for the the warm welcome Gary and Fabio.! ...

Thanks for the the warm welcome Gary and Fabio.!

Fabio, you make a good point regarding the tail wheel. I just balked at the $190 price tag. But, maybe if I go with the DLE55 RA I can splurge for...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 269,954
Posted By tiger650

Wow, what an awesome build thread! It took me a...

Wow, what an awesome build thread! It took me a week, but I went through all 79 pages. I just received my GS p47 from Tower and I am getting ready for the build. This is my first kit, so I am...
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