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    Just stick with the down trim. Adding nose...

    Just stick with the down trim. Adding nose weight has other consequences. It would be best to adjust the stab, but since you can't, elevator trim is the way to go. Jim
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    A pinch? This is an iron piston engine. There...

    A pinch? This is an iron piston engine. There shouldn't be any pinch.
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    Earl, thanks for the comments. I picked up a...

    Earl, thanks for the comments. I picked up a Bisson 60 size sport strap-on for my old Enya 60s but have not tried it yet. My 60 II has a really small stock muffler and my 60 III didn't have any at...
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    It is an expensive alternative, but I've often...

    It is an expensive alternative, but I've often wondered how those little Enyas would run with one of these:...
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    These engines come up on ebay all the time and...

    These engines come up on ebay all the time and usually go for way less than you're going to pay for new parts. Should be easy to get one for $30 or so and you don't care about the condition as long...
  6. I was amazed to see this post at the top of the...

    I was amazed to see this post at the top of the list 5 months after I put it up, with no answers. Clearly there is no such thing as RCV technical support on RCU anymore. Might as well get rid of it.
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    Just stumbled on this. I'll tell you my...

    Just stumbled on this. I'll tell you my experience for future reference. My 4 star 60 weighs 7 lbs even with an OS 70 FS, which weighs about 20 oz, a carved balsa cowl, and an aluminum spinner; I...
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    Makes sense; enjoy your new OS 40 FS. Jim

    Makes sense; enjoy your new OS 40 FS.

    Jim
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    I like your point of view...not the usual on...

    I like your point of view...not the usual on these forums!

    In my case the Enya was exactly the same weight as the little OS and I even used the same prop, but the noise of the Enya was distracting...
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    I got an OS 40 Surpass that had bad bearings. ...

    I got an OS 40 Surpass that had bad bearings. Took off the valve cover and rust everywhere. Had the devil of a time getting the wrist pin out so I could replace the bearings. A friend made a tool...
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    Full scale Cubs have washout but this gets...

    Full scale Cubs have washout but this gets neglected in a lot of Cub models.

    How can the LH wing dip hard RIGHT? I assume you meant left. In the original post you mentioned possibly catching...
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    The other major deviation from scale is the stab,...

    The other major deviation from scale is the stab, which was greatly enlarged.

    A 46AX sounds like trouble...way more power than anyone dreamed of when this plane was designed. Back then, a .35...
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    UP thrust?! I'll have to study those plans. I...

    UP thrust?! I'll have to study those plans. I don't do 3D, but I do enjoy a plane with some capability. Jim
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    I'm always looking for biplane kits on ebay. I'm...

    I'm always looking for biplane kits on ebay. I'm pretty sure that's how I got this one. They are quite rare, but they do come up occasionally.

    I've never seen one of these built, but the pics...
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    What were the symptoms? Often planes climb too...

    What were the symptoms? Often planes climb too much and people think they are tail heavy when all they really need is down trim. If you move the CG forward then you may not need down trim and you...
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    I've flown the OS 40 FP on many planes over the...

    I've flown the OS 40 FP on many planes over the years and I completely agree with Ken Erickson that an 11x4 prop will work best for you on that plane. I am an instructor in our club and I use a 5 lb...
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    Thanks FB, that occurred to me, but I never...

    Thanks FB, that occurred to me, but I never contacted him. I thought this might be too rare a bird for him to bother with. But I was also thinking of scanning the plans and sending to Outerzone. ...
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    I believe Sig uses half of the original dihedral,...

    I believe Sig uses half of the original dihedral, which still leaves quite a bit. To me the point of building old kits is for the different look and different flying qualities. The Hogs I've seen...
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    Just answered my own question. They are slightly...

    Just answered my own question. They are slightly different.
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    Enya 60 II vs III front housing

    Is there any difference in the front housing of these two engine? When I ordered bearing once the package said they fit both the II and III, so I'm guessing the housings are interchangeable, but I'd...
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    Right now my favorite is my old Irvine .36. Dead...

    Right now my favorite is my old Irvine .36. Dead reliable, great power, smooth throttle, instant starts. I'm always amazed at how consistent the power is despite my cursory needle adjustments.
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    "Pitch sensitivity" is not the right term. ...

    "Pitch sensitivity" is not the right term. Sensitivity, meaning a little movement of the elevator stick causes a big pitch change, is definitely caused by a rearward CG. However too much pitch...
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    Props are cheap and good to experiment with. I...

    Props are cheap and good to experiment with. I have consistently found that lower pitch props give me plenty of speed and excellent control on landing. To each his own, but to know what your own...
  24. I think the tail enlargement is a very good thing...

    I think the tail enlargement is a very good thing unless you must have exact scale to be satisfied with the look.

    The great advantage of enlarging the horizontal stab is that is allows the CG to...
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    I think the last three posts make some good...

    I think the last three posts make some good points. I would never say that the CG of a trainer should be at 25% of chord. There is no such thing as a universal CG point; it depends on the design.
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