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    I don't actually own a Bravata but I own and...

    I don't actually own a Bravata but I own and operate six gassers and I have found it much easier to operate the choke manually from outside the cowl . The only time you need the choke is while you...
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    No I am only at 1100 ft . The G26 in my Taylor...

    No I am only at 1100 ft . The G26 in my Taylor Craft pulls it around nicly . I don't understand why that plane flew like a lumber wagon .I have 2 other 1/4 scale Cubs . One with a 160 Gemini twin and...
  3. Well I made room in my hanger . I destroyed my...

    Well I made room in my hanger . I destroyed my PA18 .. Now I have room for a Carbon Cub
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    I lost my PA18 today . I took off and was having...

    I lost my PA18 today . I took off and was having a difficult time picking up airspeed .This plane has always seemed underpowered with the G26 . I thought it was a problem with the motor but I sent it...
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    Could you post a pic of the stainless steel...

    Could you post a pic of the stainless steel hinges ? I have never heard of them before . A grinder would most likely have been a way to cut them but they would have got hot ..The Dremel has small...
  6. Thank for the info .. That seems like a...

    Thank for the info .. That seems like a reasonable deal . The Cub and Floats are both priced reasonably .I like that size . It is easy to see ,easy to transport , I will talk myself into one yet ..
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    Wow , nice job . It doesn't look much like a...

    Wow , nice job . It doesn't look much like a spit anymore .
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    Thanks Willydee , that's how I look at it too ....

    Thanks Willydee , that's how I look at it too . What's gone is gone but if we could prevent the same thing from happening again by doing a little preventive maintenance then that's what should be...
  9. When you put the float set on the Carbon Cub do...

    When you put the float set on the Carbon Cub do you need to supply anything else like servos or Y harness or extensions ? I am thinking about getting one mostly for water use ..
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    It depends how you are going to treat it . Adding...

    It depends how you are going to treat it . Adding the wire struts on the tail adds a tremendous amount of strength . You don't really need them if you are careful with it but if you want the extra...
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    I don't think it was really a wing tube failure...

    I don't think it was really a wing tube failure as much as a failure of the joints holding the struts .. The struts let go first then the tube took the whole load.. I think water got in and softened...
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    I just assembled Sig's 110" Rascal and I am...

    I just assembled Sig's 110" Rascal and I am pretty happy with it . It is beautiful . It attracts lots of attention at the field and is very easy to fly yet quite sporty at the same time .It seems...
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    You can usually find shock cord in sports stores...

    You can usually find shock cord in sports stores . Its used inside tent hoops and thing like that . You might find it in a fabric shop ..Google it . You need 3/16" 0r 1/8 " Yes I agree about the...
  14. Thread: Sig Rascal 110

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    I didn't go flying today ,weather had us grounded...

    I didn't go flying today ,weather had us grounded , Yes so far I think I love it . I haven't tried a roll yet but next flight up I will for sure . I have the cowl off right now for tuning purposes...
  15. Thread: Sig Rascal 110

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    Well I did my maiden today .. What a floater . I...

    Well I did my maiden today .. What a floater . I used up the whole runway when I was landing and we have a long runway . The 160 has way more power than it needs . Much more than I expected . It was...
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    I had damage to one of my wings and they replaced...

    I had damage to one of my wings and they replaced it and let me keep the damaged one . I felt in a way that composited me for my inconvenience . I have heard Horizon changed hands , I hope that...
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    If you go to the Kit Building Forum and look for...

    If you go to the Kit Building Forum and look for The Cub Brotherhood . The Cub Man makes some covers for the shock cord on the landing gear . If you go to his web site you will probably be able to...
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    The DX6 is a good transmitter but it will not be...

    The DX6 is a good transmitter but it will not be long before you will be looking for something with more channels.. If you wish you can stick with spectrum and go to a DX8 0r 9 and still be able to...
  19. Thread: Sig Rascal 110

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    Well I am all ready for the maiden ..The balance...

    Well I am all ready for the maiden ..The balance worked out perfect with the batteries right on the C of G .. You can get luckier than that .
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    I found a buzz light year doll in the toy store...

    I found a buzz light year doll in the toy store that fits very well . It sure attracted lots of attention from the kids when I displayed the plane at the mall show ..I think he cost more than the...
  21. Thread: ASP 160 Twin

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    I think I may have found the answer to my own...

    I think I may have found the answer to my own question . I found a tiny screw hidden between the carb body and the engine block . It is a idol stop adjustment . I was able to access it with a pair...
  22. Thread: ASP 160 Twin

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    Can anybody tell me how to shut my ASP 160 down ...

    Can anybody tell me how to shut my ASP 160 down ? it wants to keep running . I have it set up with a glow driver that comes on at low throttle so you can really idol it down . It just doesn't want...
  23. Thread: Sig Rascal 110

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    I ran the first tank of fuel thru my ASP 160 ...

    I ran the first tank of fuel thru my ASP 160 yesterday , it seems like its going to have lots of power and it sounds pretty cool. It sure idols down with the glow driver system on . Now its on to...
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    Where did you find the Carbon Fiber Tubing ?...

    Where did you find the Carbon Fiber Tubing ? Pschulte could you tell me what your friends reasons for not wanting you to use the ASP 160 ? I have an OS 160 Gemini Twin in a 1/4 scale Cub and I...
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    Sorry to hear of your loss willydee . I am not...

    Sorry to hear of your loss willydee . I am not impressed with Aeroworks offer to replace your Bravata for a 30% discount . Even if they gave you a new one for free you still took a loss . I love the...
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