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    Good point foodstick. Bob

    Good point foodstick.
    Bob
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    It is a K&S mighty wire and coil bender an I...

    It is a K&S mighty wire and coil bender an I bought it to form coils in nose and main gears. Just need a bit of practice with it. Being a cheap skate I hate to waste wire!
    Bob
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    Thanks Villa. I practised on coat hanger...

    Thanks Villa. I practised on coat hanger wire,then I used 5/32. The result is useable. The secret is to get the first loop tight I think.Can't get the picture to load.
    Bob
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    I still have mine but I broke the base stop...

    I still have mine but I broke the base stop somehow so it is useless.
    Bob
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    Bending music wire

    I have just bought a K&S wire bender and my first few attempts to make a nose gear coil did not turn out well. I used 5/32 music wire an I found that as the coil was being formed the guide screw on...
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    Thanks for the pictures Scott. When you fill the...

    Thanks for the pictures Scott. When you fill the tank do just let the overflow run out the muffler?It also looks as if you have added an extra former to support the cowl.
    Bob
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    Thanks NFO. I know what you mean but a picture...

    Thanks NFO. I know what you mean but a picture would not hurt.
    Bob
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    Top Flite P40 engine

    I have a question regarding an engine/fuel tank installation in the T/F P40. I am hoping to install an O.s. F/S95V in mine similar to the way the 120 is installed on page 49 of the manual.However,I...
  9. Thread: OS Mufflers

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    Thanks Bax,good point. Bob

    Thanks Bax,good point.
    Bob
  10. Thread: OS Mufflers

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    OS Mufflers

    Can an OS FS-91sII muffler(F4020) be used on a OS FS-95v instead of the standard F5050 muffler?
    Bob
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    Bend landing gear

    Anybody have some tips on how to bend landing gear back to shape after they are bent back. These have the coil at the top an are in mechanical retracts. I do not want to tear them out of their mounts...
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    RE: RobartRetracts

    Thanks for your replies gentlemen. I tried backing off the screws but that did not seem to help. However,the more I cycled them the better they worked and they are probably useable now. The next...
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    RobartRetracts

    I am having a problem with Robart rotating retracts not pulling the wheels into the wing. They have Robo Struts and 4' Robart wheels. I am using between 80 to 100psi tank pressure and they just...
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    RE: Balsa Nova 40 kit c/g

    Chesterb: How did you make out with your test flight? I trust it went well. I still fly a Balsa Nova although mine is quite heavy.
    Bob
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    RE: Balsa Nova 40 kit c/g

    Chesterb: I measure 4.5"from the leading edge.This is from the plans,the manual does not say.
    Cheers
    Bob
  16. Thread: Top coat

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    RE: Top coat

    Thanks guys. I think I will use a rattle can of polyurethane but first I will test it. I used to use Hobbypoxy and loved it. Klass Kote sounds good an I may try to get my hands on some.
    Bob
  17. Thread: Top coat

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    Top coat

    Can anyone suggest a fuel proof top coat for Model Master enamel?
    Thanks
    Bob
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    RECIEVER BINDING

    We had an incident at our field the other day.The gentleman left the battery in the plane he had just flown,switched models on the tx,and then attempted to take off with a different model.The...
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    RE: g51 quits in flight

    Thanks Bax. I forgot to mention that there is a fair amount of varnish buildup on the piston, probably due to the extra castor I add.
    Cope
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    RE: g51 quits in flight

    Mike: I run all of my engines on 15% and always add a bit of extra oil . I normaly run my engines on the rich side as I do not have the need for speed. Usually I hardly ever touch the carb...
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    g51 quits in flight

    I have a g51 which keeps dying on me in the air. I have replaced the tank and plumbing,the plug and the needle valve. It also seems to have an increased fuel consumption. I was getting near ten...
  22. Thread: Mode 1

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    RE: Mode 1

    When I bought my first radio back in 75 it was mode 2. Most of the people available to instruct at that time were mode 1. After many attempts of fly,crash,rebuild I finally switched to mode 1 so I...
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    RE: Hobbico digital meter

    Thanks Tacx and Metallica. Still cannot get it to work properly,may have to buy a new one.
    Bob
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    Hobbico digital meter

    I need some help with a Hobbico digital voltmeter model #hcap0355. While replacing the battery,the red wire from the battery clip broke off the circuit board. I am embarrased to say that I cannot see...
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    RE: Larger Revolver

    Thanks Microdon2;next time I visit a hobby shop I will pick one up.
    Cope
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