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    If your OS 120 is a 4 stroke I would go with it....

    If your OS 120 is a 4 stroke I would go with it.
    Rafeek
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    It's me again Hector. I forgot to mention that my...

    It's me again Hector. I forgot to mention that my mods was prompted after looking at some specs on the real Moth in an owners manual I just got my hands on. It showed the incidence angle on both...
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    Hi again Hector. Since my last post I just got...

    Hi again Hector. Since my last post I just got around to swapping the front and rear dummy fuel tank supports to see how much the decalage will change.
    My original readings with no mods having the...
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    What has been left out of the answers so far is a...

    What has been left out of the answers so far is a reference to "traditional rc modeling" as a family hobby. If you havent seen a vintage b/w video clip about modeling showing modelers, or even the...
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    Back in 1988 I had to register and pay for a...

    Back in 1988 I had to register and pay for a license for a CB radio for my boat. That requirement is now gone.... owning a radio for your boat handheld or otherwise is free.
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    Take a look at this from the FAA in the interem ...

    Take a look at this from the FAA in the interem

    www.knowbeforeyoufly.org
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    I have the same with an OS 56 @ forur stroke....

    I have the same with an OS 56 @ forur stroke. Perfect match and I didnt have to move the firewall
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    Here are pics of my modified landing gear. I yet...

    Here are pics of my modified landing gear. I yet have to paint it or enclose it to cover the o rings. Works real well.
    These are components from a Robarts J-3 landing gear assembly. I had to shorten...
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    So your approach to the climbing issue is by...

    So your approach to the climbing issue is by means of the downthrust.
    Where is the CG on your plane? Mine is at the very rear edge of the dummy fuel tank with nose still pointing down. I added 11oz...
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    Wow now that is what I call input. I have few...

    Wow now that is what I call input.
    I have few random questions to make sure I understand u better.
    1. While measuring the thrust angle what was your reference datum?
    2. U did not prop up the...
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    Inverted Saito can b a nightmare if one doesn't...

    Inverted Saito can b a nightmare if one doesn't follow the manufacturers initial needle settings on my beast FA180.
    I did that plus added a Perry pump which I attached to the firewall.
    It has...
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    Thought I would share some of my findings with...

    Thought I would share some of my findings with you and others.

    The Saito FA-180 (inverted) is now tamed with the help of a perry pump. I am flying at %50 or less with an APC 18x6, nor daring to go...
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    Now with the 11 oz of ballast attached, the...

    Now with the 11 oz of ballast attached, the engine shimed for some downthrust and the stab shimmed by 1/8" it flies well at 40% throttle. If I increase throttle it will climb. So I keep it at the 40%...
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    Adjustments

    Did more adjustments, raised the front of stabilizer with two popsicle sticks, shined engine mount and added nose at total 11oz so far.
    Tomorrow will tell.
    Rafeek
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    Got the Saito tamed yesterday. Maidend mine...

    Got the Saito tamed yesterday.
    Maidend mine today with the Saito FA 180. Flies well. Big problem is it wants to climb all the time. Added a lot of down elevator to level off. That made for a scary...
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    Forgot to mention I am using a 16x8 prop on the...

    Forgot to mention I am using a 16x8 prop on the Gemini and getting 8200-8500rpm although would like to get a bit more umph. What is your take?
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    Thanks for the perfect and complete specs John. I...

    Thanks for the perfect and complete specs John. I had been wanting to dig up what I needed for mine but here u r doing this for all of us Cubsters.....

    It looks beautiful especially with a Falcon...
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    Will keep u posted, thanks

    Will keep u posted, thanks
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    I assume your engine is installed inverted. If so...

    I assume your engine is installed inverted. If so do u have any problems with engine flooding and hard starting???
    I have the Saito FA180 in my moth which I am about to install a Perry pressure...
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    I have the same bellcranks on mine. Pl let me...

    I have the same bellcranks on mine.
    Pl let me point out that I have bolted all of the brackets attached to the doors to the doors as well as epoxied them in place.
    I will be replacing the wooden...
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    I maidened my Hangar 9 1/4 J-3 Cub on the Hangar...

    I maidened my Hangar 9 1/4 J-3 Cub on the Hangar 9 floats. I had been flying it on tires since last year. Flies like a dream and sounds even sweeter with the OS Gemini 160. I am using the Cool ......
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    Here u are Rapptor. No its not too much work. But...

    Here u are Rapptor. No its not too much work. But your question should be more exact. In the absence of clarity I chimed in maybe I could be of help. That is why you are here no? For help and not to...
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    If you are laminating wood projects, balsa and...

    If you are laminating wood projects, balsa and plywood then a wood glue would give u the working time and rigidity after it has set. I use a Titebond glue although am not sure which. Has a green...
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    Hands down Flyzone's Tidewater available through...

    Hands down Flyzone's Tidewater available through Tower Hobbies
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    As I just bot my first DX9 Spectrum radio am...

    As I just bot my first DX9 Spectrum radio am having problems deciding which stick or toggle should I assign to :
    1.Landing gear
    2. Flaps
    3. Rates (i would use one toggle to control all rates with...
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