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    Hi. There are two things to do that will fix...

    Hi. There are two things to do that will fix this, and keep it from happening again. Take a piece of Great Planes or any other CA hinge and cut it in a round shape and approx 1in overall dia. (thats...
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    Hi. I'm Ken. The fix is rather simple, and...

    Hi. I'm Ken.
    The fix is rather simple, and involves use of a couple of hand tools, CA and strip of matching covering. Ok?
    At the intersection of the counterbalance and stab leading edge, slice...
  3. RE: Electric Retracts for .60 Size Corsair?

    Hi.
    Go to Hobby King and have a look. The price will knock you over. The cost for shipping + item is very reasonable.
    I have never had a problem with Hobby King, and have been purch from them...
  4. RE: Zenoah G62 electronic ignition conversion???!

    Hi.
    I've done three (3) of these. The 1st was a CH Ignitions, the 2nd from Milton @ RC Xtreme, and the 3rd from a seller on the RCU Gas Engines Classified that is an RC XCel unit.
    The engines...
  5. RE: Need Help . Do you know what engine this is???

    Hi. It is a Quadra 50 or 52 w/B&B mount.
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    RE: Aluminum servo arms too thick?

    Re. "Bloating Bob's" comment about metal swiveling on metal... No problem here, as the servo arm is Aluminum and the clevis pin is Steel. The Aluminum is softer and will not cause the clevis pin to ...
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    RE: What brand is this Yak?

    It is a Byrons.
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    RE: prop ballancing 24 10

    Hi. Name is Ken (Starfighter). I agree that spraying the lighter blade with Urethane is a great way to balance a prop. Also, try using Medium CA too on the tip of the light blade. Just squirt it on,...
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    RE: Just got a byrons original cap 21

    Hi, name is Ken (Starfighter).
    I have a lot of experience with Cap 21s, and I love them. They are very honest to control inputs, if you balance them at the exact point, or a little nose heavy. If...
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    RE: Gas/oil mixture for gas engines

    Hi "spalumbo".
    Use at least 1/8" id (or any called "large") fuel line. High quality Tygon is best, but the modeling stuff is OK if changed every season. The best quality fuel line is Viton, but...
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    RE: MY FAVORITE GASOLINE ENGINE

    Hi.
    The sweetest gas engine I've ever run was a 3w 100iB2 signature series engine, and second is my Zenoah G-62 w/CH ignition. I'm getting some time on a 3W 70i, and have to say that this is the...
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    RE: Gas/oil mixture for gas engines

    Hi. Name is Ken (Starfighter).
    You will find that most everyone has their own idea about the oil(s) to use when breaking in a new engine, and here is mine:
    1) BelRay S-2 @ 32 - 1.
    2) Yamalube...
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    RE: DA50 -polished alum. has oxidation

    Hi.
    Get a can of "Never Dull" wadding polish from the Auto supply store.
    This will work.
    Ken (Starfighter)
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    RE: C & H ignitions is closed

    Hi Bill, my name is Ken Wilson (Starfighter).

    I want to wish you a speedy recovery as well. You take your time and heal real good, ya hear.

    I also want to thank you for all of the great...
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    RE: Benefits of 100 to 1 ratio?

    Hi to all.

    I have been using BelRay S2 @ 40 - 50 to 1 after breakin depending on engine mfr.(3w, Zenoah, Sachs, BME, several Chinese #) I own for MANY years (yes, YEARS) now, and have never had...
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    RE: Who manufactured this Cap 232?

    Hi.
    It is not the SIG CAP, as their version has an airfoiled tail. The H-9 Cap (Hanger-9) came with flate plate tail surfaces as with yours.
    Yours is the H-9 CAP that came in the solid White...
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    RE: could you help i.d. this plane

    Hi again.
    My guess is that it is a Kangke or a CMP. But, it could be a KMP that was sold on Ebay a couple of yrs. ago. These were really good acft., that were the same as TOC-1.
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    RE: could you help i.d. this plane

    Hi.
    It's an Extra 300 , and it is a mix of the "L " and "S" designs that are popular today. It IS NOT a CAP.
    Starfighter
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    RE: Benefits of 100 to 1 ratio?

    Hi jack19345:
    SORRY to CORRECT YOU, but I NEVER posted that the MAGNUM has a front carb (side carb on the engine), and IT IS a HOMELITE EZ (mistyped XL, meant EZ). (Had to get repair parts from the...
  20. RE: Glueing stuff inside a fiberglass fueselage??

    Hi.
    The best adhesive to use is a Styrene based type (PFM, E6000, GOOP, etc.). Once applied and cured, the glue joints will not fail. Hysol works too, but is expensive. The E6000 is avail from...
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    RE: Painting aluminum spinners

    Hi.
    Do this all the time, and I first wash the spinner with "COMET" Cleaner. Yes, "COMET". The "COMET" etches the Aluminum and renders it ready for finish paint w/o any sanding, etc.
    This really...
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    RE: Color tinting epoxy?

    Hi.
    I do this all of the time, and use Testors enamels. It only takes a few drops per batch of glue to tint the epoxy, and it is compatible with the epoxies.
    Do not use any form of water based...
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    RE: Benefits of 100 to 1 ratio?

    Hi Bonofied, I'm Starfighter.

    I rarely respond to these anymore, as with TOM, the resultant "challenges" to well intentioned absolutely accurate information offered in response to ques. here...
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    RE: hawk wood propeller?.

    Hi. Please, what is the Website address for these props?
    Thank you,
    Ken (Starfighter)
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    RE: Conversion to Gas?

    Hi Charley:

    Re. the 16 to 1 mix for Gas: Yep, that's a good mix to use. You will not damage the engine at all. Just make sure that you do not run it lean, OK?

    Ken (Starfighter)
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