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Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Big Stikflyer

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did...

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did you put in the Phaeton 90? I have a 90 and a 120 4 stroke I can use, just not sure which one I want to use.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Sounds good, enjoy your build.

Sounds good, enjoy your build.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM, What are you using to glue the wing...

HAL9KPCM,
What are you using to glue the wing Skins on that you need to use that much weight? I've been using DAP Weldwood non-flammable contact cement. It's safe for foam, you apply it to the skin...
Forum: Kit Building
09-08-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever...

HAL9KPCM
Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever order a set of cores from Eureka Aircraft, you might want to keep the core cradle you have from Sig so you can mark where the landing gear block goes. I...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 113,369
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's...

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's as good as it looks.
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb...

HAL9KPCM
Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb thumbs syndrome. It happens so fast. I'm sure you already know this but Eureka Aircraft has the foam cores for the wings should you ever need one. Also...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-16-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 32,858
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine...

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine on the center of the main spar. I can do snap rolls with mine. In my opinion, balance on the spar for most planes seems to be a good place to start....
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad...

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad from the picture, is it salvageable?
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to...

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to dark
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 113,369
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been...

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been away from this forum so long. I've been working on my birds getting them ready for flying season. Just finishing up my stick 40 plus kit and need to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-12-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as...

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as nice as your boat?
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 113,369
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do...

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do you still have the others or did the Red Barron intervene? : )
Nice build, I wish I had the talent you guys have. I do ok on my sport models but I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 202,441
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Not NCTC Correy Field, I was at NAS Whiting...

Not NCTC Correy Field, I was at NAS Whiting Field, Milton Florida. We could only fly when the airfield was closed. When I transfered to NAS Lemoore, California we actually had a flying field right...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 202,441
Posted By Big Stikflyer

My first build was a rubber band powered Comet...

My first build was a rubber band powered Comet kit, covered in tissue and painted with low cost spray can paint. My oldest sister boyfriend got it for me. Gary showed me how to put the covering on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 113,369
Posted By Big Stikflyer

You can buy a new manual direct from Balsa USA...

You can buy a new manual direct from Balsa USA for $6.00 plus shipping. Go to their website and look for the plans/manual tab. They are a good company and will take care of you.
Forum: Kit Building
02-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Looking good Captain, hope this one works out...

Looking good Captain, hope this one works out for you.
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Yes a nice flying airplane. If I build this one...

Yes a nice flying airplane. If I build this one again I would put ailerons on it but it flies just fine without them.
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 145,746
Posted By Big Stikflyer

​​​​​​​ Dave, I would like to see the...

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Dave,
I would like to see the Komander MKII and the Liberty Sport in that order make a comeback. Both are really fun to fly planes. I don't think either one is difficult to build either....
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Dale, if you have the MKII build manual, the...

Dale, if you have the MKII build manual, the vertical fin is in the center section of the book. If you don't have it, you can find the MKII build manual on outerzone that I sent them. It's a free...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Congratulations Dan, that was the first Komander...

Congratulations Dan, that was the first Komander I built way back in the day. I have a new MKII waiting for me to build someday. I rebuilt my MKI and she will fly again this summer. Good luck and I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Dale, the Komander never had a built up tail,...

Dale, the Komander never had a built up tail, it's always been 1/4 sheet balsa. Who ever built it did that on there own, I'm guessing to save weight. Also the only kit that gave you the option to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-03-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Dan, if the cover art has a blue komander with a...

Dan, if the cover art has a blue komander with a yellow lightning bolt, you have the original komander. If the cover art has a red komander with yellow stripes, then you have a MKII but the box and...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Here's a little bit of nostalgia for you guys....

Here's a little bit of nostalgia for you guys. Boy where have these prices gone to?
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

There ya go, that'll give the Komander a...

There ya go, that'll give the Komander a different look. You should have plenty of power for your Komander.
The 50 FSR I'm using in mine is my original one I used on the first Komander back in the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,817
Posted By Big Stikflyer

A man after my own heart. I started flying again...

A man after my own heart. I started flying again after being away for 15 years. First thing I did was get a Kadet MkII to get back in the swing of it and I also discovered all the kits out there on...
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