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08-30-2018, 12:46 AM
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Posted By eddiech

I agree with everything that has been said in...

I agree with everything that has been said in this thread. However, the model that I am trying to resurrect from 1998 does not have a firewall for attaching a firewall mount. It has a thick plywood...
08-23-2018, 01:58 PM
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Posted By eddiech

Let us all know how it works out in practice. ...

Let us all know how it works out in practice. Which engine you will be using and how do the isolators stand up to the vibration. If they are pretty rigid how does the model cope?

I have found...
08-20-2018, 12:26 PM
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Posted By eddiech

Removing isolators from DB Vibra Damp engine mount

My mount have a taper head bolt and this has a recess for an Allen key/Hex wrench to hold it while I use a normal spanner on the lock nuts.
Warning - be careful not to put too much pressure on the...
11-02-2016, 01:26 AM
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Posted By eddiech

Just heard from McMaster. They cannot export...

Just heard from McMaster. They cannot export outside USA unless it is to existing suppliers.
Has anyone managed to solve this problem?
11-01-2016, 02:21 PM
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Posted By eddiech

Just seen this thread. Same problem here in the...

Just seen this thread. Same problem here in the UK. Now retired and trying to resurrect my old YS 140 pattern ship from 1998. I have just emailed McMaster to see whether they can offer any...
03-17-2016, 05:39 AM
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Posted By eddiech

That is something that I cannot remember. ...

That is something that I cannot remember. However, in those days we all painted both sides of the wing & stab the same colours. So, I would assume that they were the same. Thinking about it, the...
04-02-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By eddiech

That is going to be a lot lighter than the...

That is going to be a lot lighter than the original, so it should fly very well.
The original was built as light as we could get it using the softest lightest balsa that Harry could find. I think...
03-30-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By eddiech

The side bits were simple aluminium sheet screwed...

The side bits were simple aluminium sheet screwed to the front side fuselage. They had what I think is called a "machine turned" finish on the outside. The were not plain but had swirls on the...
03-23-2015, 04:02 AM
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Posted By eddiech

Simple design rules for any aerobatic plane >...

Simple design rules for any aerobatic plane > Thrust line, tail plane and wing all rigged zero incidence. It will always fly like that, but not perfectly. Then trim by possibly increasing wing...
03-23-2015, 02:01 AM
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Posted By eddiech

Just seen this thread. From what I can remember...

Just seen this thread.
From what I can remember the Uproar had a black fuselage and yellow nylon/silk covered wing/tail. It was a very long time ago, so I could be wrong! I used to fly in Sussex...
03-21-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By eddiech

I was the person that repaired and repainted the...

I was the person that repaired and repainted the fuselage after Harry crashed it just before the world champs in 62. It was white background, BLACK wing le and RED flashes. It was a difficult...
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