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Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By catracer343

Remember that the further you slide it back, the...

Remember that the further you slide it back, the lower it will set on the fuse sides... If I remember right, about 3/4" back from the headrest is where the canopy fits well.
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By catracer343

If you look close at the canopy, there is a faint...

If you look close at the canopy, there is a faint line molded into it...that's where you want to cut it. It will fit down over the sides of the cockpit area, probably about 1/4". As far as the rear...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,774
Posted By catracer343

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2071573
Forum: Kit Building
06-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By catracer343

I'd be more inclined to re-enforce the fuselage...

I'd be more inclined to re-enforce the fuselage right at the trailing edge of the wing...I've had 2 break at that former after catching a wing tip in the grass. (Never had a problem with the tail...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By catracer343

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3_TOcLAAPw This...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3_TOcLAAPw This is my Midwest Super Hots with a Dub Jett .90 on the nose. Go Pro camera mounted to the belly, just behind the gear.
10-31-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,109
Posted By catracer343

You're going to love that motor on it! Mine's...

You're going to love that motor on it! Mine's powered by the same setup turning an APC 5X2 when I want to putt, and a 5X4 when I want to zoom! I moved my firewall back about 3/4" when I built the kit...
Forum: Kit Building
08-09-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By catracer343

RE: build manual needed for twin-aire 20 or sport-aire 20

I also have a Sport-Air 40 manual around here somewhere if you get into a pickle and can't get one. I could meet you at Rt. 106 hobby if needed...just let me know! -Craig
07-24-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,459
Posted By catracer343

RE: Remove paint from tires?

Grab a can of acetone from your local parts store or hardware store...it will wipe it right off! Most fingernail polish removers are acetone, but about 3 times the price...I guess they know most...
06-18-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,953
Posted By catracer343

RE: M.A.N. Hots construction article

http://www.modelairplanenews.com/Media/MediaManager/X02861_0.pdf
04-26-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,677
Posted By catracer343

RE: Hotser

You will love the Jett .50 on your Hots! I have a Hots 60 that I built last year, stock airfoil, but lightened up a bit by skeletenizing it as well as the fuselage. Mine is powered by a Jett .90L and...
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By catracer343

RE: Super Sportster 40 kit

http://manuals.hobbico.com/gpm/gpm-supersportster-manual.pdf I hope this helps! ;)
Forum: Kit Building
02-22-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,590
Posted By catracer343

RE: The Old Poop is still alive.

It's great to hear you're doing better Gene! Just remember...you aren't allowed to go anywhere until you have passed ALL of your knowledge on to the younger generation!!! :D P.S. You can't be...
01-21-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,093
Posted By catracer343

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

Will do Sonny! Pretty cool having an airplane that's a year older than me, but sad to see how many people today refuse to build and preserve these classic birds! I picked this up at a local auction 2...
01-18-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,093
Posted By catracer343

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

Wow, that is sharp! If it were me, I would sheet the wing first, then carefully sand back the leading edge of the core 1/4" and glue on a piece of 1/4" or 3/8"balsa square stock and plane it and...
Forum: Kit Building
12-10-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By catracer343

RE: Sig Kougar wing question

Try using a poly glue like Gorilla Glue... I used it on my last Kougar, and wish I did on all of my previous foam wings! Drizzle a small amount over the wing skins ans squeegee it out as thin as you...
Forum: Kit Building
10-11-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By catracer343

RE: Great Planes Fun One kit. Anyone have one laying around?

One on the auction site right now...you don't have long! ...Bit pricy though!
09-10-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,340
Posted By catracer343

RE: My COX is STUCK

You could also try to warm ti with a heat gun around the cylinder to loosen up the castor...That worked for me a few weeks ago with an old Enya .25. Just use a heavy glove to hold it after heating...
Forum: Kit Building
07-29-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,133
Posted By catracer343

RE: Good covering jobs!

[sm=eek.gif] Holey moley is that ever nice! I'll give you 3 thumbs up! [sm=tongue_smile.gif]
07-18-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,422
Posted By catracer343

RE: Gorilla glue for foam wings advice

I used Elmer's Pro Bond (?) on my recent Sig Cougar build with terrific results! After sanding my balsa skins to perfection, I thoroughly cleaned them and set them aside. Lightly clean up the cores...
07-12-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,496
Posted By catracer343

RE: anyone succesful putting ultracote over ultracote?

What you just described usually works best for that application, but I would use a little more overlap...about 3/8", and be careful around the edges with your heat gun when shrinking. I often lay a...
Forum: Kit Building
07-04-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 122,613
Posted By catracer343

RE: Sig Kougar Build

I just finished up my Kougar a few days ago...#2 for me! -Can't wait to get it up in the air! I made a few small mods to this one...let's hope the ailerons don't buzz of it on a high speed dive!
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,161
Posted By catracer343

RE: Show us your Patiotic cover schemes

My Sig Somthin' Extra...maiden flight coming soon!
Forum: Kit Building
05-15-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,776
Posted By catracer343

RE: Getting married today and Its a perfect flying day. Should I just go flying

My girlfriend says "Why buy the pig if you only want a little sausage?" Congrats on the new bride! I've had many airplanes and women keep me up all night, but none have made me feel like I do in the...
04-18-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,119
Posted By catracer343

RE: New project

Johnny, she's a bute! Now you HAVE to get the heck out of the shop and go fly some of those planes! (It's not like your field still has snow on it or something...:D)
04-13-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,891
Posted By catracer343

Bending fuel tubing

Howdy all! I stumbled across nice trick for bending fuel tubing tonight while setting up a tank for a new plane that I just built! For years, I have been bending my fuel tubes with nothing inside and...
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