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Forum: Control Lines
08-18-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,514
Posted By paw080

Hi Bruce, flaps on a Flite Streak will cause the...

Hi Bruce, flaps on a Flite Streak will cause the model to turn wider than sans flaps. Yes, the Streak

will turn much tighter without flaps. I suggest you move the CG back in small increments...
Forum: Control Lines
12-04-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,567
Posted By paw080

Hi Tom, The Firebaby, was a model that actually...

Hi Tom, The Firebaby, was a model that actually flew, compared to the rock on a string Cox PT-19.

In spite of having an undercambered sheet wing, it had a very light wingloading. Also, because...
Forum: Control Lines
11-26-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,567
Posted By paw080

Hi M, my first control line model was a Wen Mac...

Hi M, my first control line model was a Wen Mac Aeromite, powered by a Baby Spitfire .045. I believe the year was 1948 or 1949..whenever they

first were produced. That was not my first...
08-10-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By paw080

My Opinion...

Hi Franci, it depends on the covering itself. I've used cheap Flitecote, Goldberg Ultracote, Fascal, Micafilm ultra light clear, and never had

any problems of any sort. My Friend Bare has used...
04-24-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,465
Posted By paw080

Hi Speedy, Go For It! My friend Barry Baxter has...

Hi Speedy, Go For It! My friend Barry Baxter has flown several FliteStreaks using various 2.49cc diesel engines.

I have a FliteStreak that fly's with a Russian Meteor 2.49cc diesel engine. I use...
Forum: Control Lines
01-28-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,722
Posted By paw080

Hi Vert, I really quit flying Combat when AMA...

Hi Vert, I really quit flying Combat when AMA changed the 1/2A Combat lines to 42'. This was to accommodate the "new" 1/2A Foras etc.

that lapped too quickly at their higher flying speed. The...
Forum: Control Lines
01-27-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,722
Posted By paw080

Hi Again Sigrun, I think Aldrich was actually...

Hi Again Sigrun, I think Aldrich was actually thinking of the Oliver Tiger mkIII when he suggested using a .15 cu" engine for stunt training.

Yes, my friend did love a challenge. When 80mph...
Forum: Control Lines
01-27-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,722
Posted By paw080

Hi Vert, If the ASP .12 is under 3.75ozs , it...

Hi Vert, If the ASP .12 is under 3.75ozs , it should keep the wing loading at an acceptable

level. The point of all my blabbing is that wing loading is the key factor for changing

directions;...
Forum: Control Lines
01-26-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,722
Posted By paw080

Hi Sigrun, The MP-Jet 1.0cc diesel is a TBR...

Hi Sigrun, The MP-Jet 1.0cc diesel is a TBR engine and it looks like a miniature Rossi 2.5 diesel.

It is quite a performer. Dick Roberts(Aero Modeler mag), measured 0.21 hp at 17,100 rpm.
...
Forum: Control Lines
01-23-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,722
Posted By paw080

Hi Sigrun, I wish to say You're absolutely right...

Hi Sigrun, I wish to say You're absolutely right about building the Akromaster as light as possible. My first Akromaster was built

about 20 years ago, and I used a Yin Yan 2.5cc diesel(4.5oz...
Forum: Control Lines
01-01-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By paw080

...Be More specific....

Hi Guy, I hate responding to a question; with another question; but you have got to be clearer about your application.

You want info for what kind of model: an RC model, a Free Flight model(sport...
Forum: Control Lines
11-07-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By paw080

Hi Again, Yes, I gotcha. My suggestions are for a...

Hi Again, Yes, I gotcha. My suggestions are for a control line model conversion.

Tony
Forum: Control Lines
11-06-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By paw080

Hi CL, are you building from a set of plans, or...

Hi CL, are you building from a set of plans, or will you build a kit? First of all, I recommend a drastic weigh reduction. That means

you will have to do a lot of wood size reduction and pay very...
09-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,621
Posted By paw080

Hi DK, I hope I'm wrong; but I see total...

Hi DK, I hope I'm wrong; but I see total destruction of a nice 1cc MP Jet in your future.

Tony
09-17-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,621
Posted By paw080

Hi DK: you could use much more ether and a third...

Hi DK: you could use much more ether and a third less Castor. My recommendation:

Castor-20%, Ether-35%, Amyl Nitrate-1.5%, the remainder is Kerosene. This is a reliable

general purpose mixture...
08-09-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By paw080

Hi Davey, where is the CG located? (percentage of...

Hi Davey, where is the CG located? (percentage of wing )

Tony
04-12-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By paw080

Hi Franchi; from your problem description, it...

Hi Franchi; from your problem description, it seems that you are driving the contrapiston down

through the cylinder. The contra piston has no business traveling past any port. As has already
...
04-09-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By paw080

Hi, a fair price would be whatever makes both...

Hi, a fair price would be whatever makes both seller and buyer, happy.

Your friend might be happy with $80.00, and you might be happier with $150.00.

In other words, the question for the buyer...
03-23-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By paw080

Hi Davey, at this point, I have to say; bite the...

Hi Davey, at this point, I have to say; bite the bullet and get commercial model diesel fuel. Your KMD should turn an 8" X 4"

close to 14K.

Tony
Forum: Control Lines
03-15-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By paw080

Hi Coriolan, I was mostly disappointed with the...

Hi Coriolan, I was mostly disappointed with the mechanical readiness to actually run. Yes, the props

I tested with, may have been too much load for the reduction design; but they certainly did...
Forum: Control Lines
03-15-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By paw080

...Not all that meets the eye...

Well Coriolan, The engine is a serious case of mostly show and very little go.... I'm too lazy to hunt up

a Dooling .29 to compare innards. I suspect they compare closely; and that may be it's...
03-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By paw080

Hi Dan, I guess I forgot to mention it, since I...

Hi Dan, I guess I forgot to mention it, since I only have one 1.47cc SS;

it has a very common blue cylinder jacket.

Tony
Forum: Control Lines
03-08-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By paw080

Hi Kirk, I now know where you're coming from. It...

Hi Kirk, I now know where you're coming from. It certainly is an advantage to have a friend with years of jet speed

experience. My then friend, Dale Kirn helped me and my sons set up and fly...
Forum: Control Lines
03-07-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By paw080

Hi Kirk, I'm a bit confused; if you do not plan...

Hi Kirk, I'm a bit confused; if you do not plan to run the engine, why do you care what size fuel tank

to use?:confused: from the size of the tailpipe, I believe that it will be a bear to start....
03-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By paw080

Hi Fiery, yes, the purple(magenta?) jacket SS you...

Hi Fiery, yes, the purple(magenta?) jacket SS you are holding is a 1.47CC displacement engine.

Tony
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