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    Howdy juggler, I had bought & built one of these...

    Howdy juggler, I had bought & built one of these way back in the mid "80s" I loved that plane. It was only a few months old when it met its end in the center of our field while doing a full throttle...
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    In my 2 clubs here in N.Carolina, we are going...

    In my 2 clubs here in N.Carolina, we are going strong with good membership numbers & willingness of persons to help get things done. A.R.F.s do have their place in this hobby as not everyone has the...
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    I am using anything from 8.4 volt packs down to...

    I am using anything from 8.4 volt packs down to another 4.8 volt flight pack. The 4.8 volt flight pack running the receiver through to the robart control unit runs them just fine. (although a little...
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    giant scale corsair retracts problem

    I have been building this kit for a friend in our club. It has Robart electric retracts. I have gotten everything to work fine & all the gear set correctly. As long as it is working off the receiver...
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    RE: twin 25s onto a Ultra Sport 40

    A couple years ago I did a ultra-sport 60 twin. I increased the wing about 6 in. & use 2 O.S. 46's in it. She will climb good, but not unlimited vertical. Made twin rudders to sit behind the engines...
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    RE: O.S. FS-1.20 surpass II

    It sounds like one of the O-rings inside the carb. are not sealing very well. It could also be that the needle and/or seat are damaged. Also could be the regulator diaphragm being stiff & not flexing...
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    RE: O.S. FS-1.20 surpass II

    Dafbterry, you have the "surpass II" engine going by the link from "_-bay" you gave. I have 3 of these engines & the line hook up as follows, Looking at the back of the engine, there are 2 nipples...
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    RE: Goldberg Tiger Club

    I had bought the Goldberg "tiger 60" kit that is available now through the hobby shops & over the internet. I took all the pieces out of there die cut sheets & reproduced each piece that I needed for...
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    RE: Goldberg Tiger Club

    I had a "jr tiger" as my second airplane back in early 80's. I loved that thing. As heavy as it became from all the fixing I had to do to it, it still flew well. Then I got the "sky tiger" and for a...
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    RE: Wood stringer storage?

    I work at an auto parts store & I use the hard cardboard tubes that steel brake lines arrive at the stores in. They come in all kinds of lenths, are easy to cut to any lenth needed, glue together...
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    RE: dual strut nose gear for trainers

    On these trainers when power'd by a 4-stoke, they have ground clearance problems due to the larger props. this tends to make the single struts kind-of tilt to one side more than the other when...
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    dual strut nose gear for trainers

    About 2 years ago, I built a 60 size trainer with a Saito 91 in it & I also put 275 l.e.d. lights in it to fly at our night flys through out the year. I had problems with the nose gear always...
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    RE: ULTRA SPORT 1000

    Thanks for the compliments on the covering. I enter'd it in Monocoats covering contest & got third place. Always draws a crowd while at the field, & then when they see the bottom from the ground. I...
  14. RE: BASHING AN EXTRA 300 KIT INTO AN SBACH

    I finally got started on this bashing project. I got the stab & elevaters, & rudder & fin built. As soon as I fix my camara, i should be bringing some pictures.
  15. BASHING AN EXTRA 300 KIT INTO AN SBACH

    I have a Great Planes "Extra 300" kit & I think the size & shape will be just right to allow some bashing to take place & make it more of an "SBach" looking aircraft. I do not see any kits for an...
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    RE: GP Extra 300S build

    Hello ameyam, I too just got one of these kits last week & will be using the same engine in mine. I also want to do 3-d with it. From all I have read on this, it needs to loose some weight to do 3-d...
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    RE: Kit talk...

    When I lived in N.E, Ohio, I would build more in the winter than in the summer, but I flew & built all year round. Now I live in N.Carolina & fly more in the spring & fall, (due to heat) but still...
  18. RE: Own-design pod n' boom sport planes: .45-.62

    Years ago there was a plane called "the yard dart". It had a carbonfiber tube fuselage & a hard wood profile type center section to mount the engine & wing center ribs to. I loved that plane & have...
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    RE: ULTRA SPORT 1000

    Built mine a year ago & love every minute flying it. Saito 1.80 with flaps, & retracts out 1 bay as Minn had said. Its not a 3-d plane, but sure is a great plane to fly.
  20. RE: Any cool original designs out there? Lets see some pictures?

    I had built this thing 2 years ago & it is still turning heads at the field. It was a "Sweepee" from Aug. 1989 Model Aviation. I built one back then & had a blast with it. I wanted to do one bigger,...
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    RE: Greyhound shipped plane, LOST! , HELP!

    WOW, WOW, & WOW!!!!!!! I have never used Greyhound for shipping, or pay-pal, & now after keeping up with this, I for sure NEVER WILL. I should feel lucky as I had taken greyhound from Cleveland Ohio...
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    RE: Great Planes Ultimate 40 size

    I do not want to bore any of you with too simple of building steps as I start building this Ultimate. I will try to highlight the things that are not so simple/normal in a kit build such as this. I...
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    Great Planes Ultimate 40 size

    I have had all I can take for now with the Ultra-Sport airplanes that I have built this past year. (4 built in 13 months) So now I am going to try one of these Ultimate bi-planes I have heard so much...
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    RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

    Alex, the 1000 is the slowest of all of them, & easiest to fly as the flight is just smooth from start to finish. Its not lazy by any means, just slower & smoother. I think my sixty is the best in...
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    RE: Has this only happened to me?

    I can not speak for everyone who builds for others, but when I'm doing a build for someone, I keep in touch with them with texts, pictures & phone calls on a regular basis. I try to do daily, or...
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