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09-14-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By petec

The elevons are top hinged with kevlar cloth. I...

The elevons are top hinged with kevlar cloth. I trimmed the flash tonight and stared sanding. I really want to fly this before the weather gets too cold.
09-13-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By petec

I gotta find a new job.....anyone need an IT...

I gotta find a new job.....anyone need an IT Director?

Sheeted with contest balsa and glassed top and bottom. Going with the K&B 7.5cc DF engine and not the Nelson for now. CF scuff plate on the...
07-15-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By petec

You can always ask him. He is a heck of a nice...

You can always ask him. He is a heck of a nice guy.
07-14-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By petec

Mr. Nelson fit a Supertigre to the engine, he did...

Mr. Nelson fit a Supertigre to the engine, he did a little machining to make it fit. It is help in with 2 set screws. The man is a true craftsman.
07-11-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By petec

So I went to Henry Nelson's place today to get...

So I went to Henry Nelson's place today to get carb put on my Nelson 40 SS. Let me say this again"Henry Nelson is a GREAT GUY and if you have never met him you have no idea how nice he is." He hand...
06-15-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By petec

So the nose ring will need a little love for...

So the nose ring will need a little love for either engine choice......

Top sheeting done, having a cocktail and going to bed, but all in all SD work started, Jett 76 for Dago Red finally apart,...
06-15-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By petec

Ain't nuthin' wrong with a Jett!!!!!!

Ain't nuthin' wrong with a Jett!!!!!!
06-15-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By petec

I have a Nelson 40SS sitting here.....hmmmmmm

I have a Nelson 40SS sitting here.....hmmmmmm
06-15-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By petec

Finally I had time to go down to the shop and...

Finally I had time to go down to the shop and build.....and it felt GOOD.

The 7.5 K&Bs I have are pumped so the will sit farther forward in the engine mount but that should not be a problem. I...
05-21-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By petec

Henry Nelson had modified Perry carbs available...

Henry Nelson had modified Perry carbs available at one time. I am thinking that would be a good thing. He doesn't live far from me (or at least he didn't used to) it might be worth a 45 minute drive...
05-21-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By petec

I found this in the for sale here on RCU and had...

I found this in the for sale here on RCU and had to travel to Clifton NJ for work so I bought it......I'm thinking after the 7.5 DF SD sees the air this could be a good candidate.
04-21-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By petec

Yes you did...and thank you.

Yes you did...and thank you.
04-15-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By petec

I came home today to a box from Canada....guess I...

I came home today to a box from Canada....guess I better clear off the bench.

Thanks Mike.
02-26-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By petec

I still have a pile of ultra light contest balsa...

I still have a pile of ultra light contest balsa from my last pattern plane build. Scratch building a full 2 meter electric pattern plane and come in under weight means buying about twice the balsa...
02-14-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By petec

Peaking of doppler readings, what is the program...

Peaking of doppler readings, what is the program du jour for that these days? It used to be wave - o - scope I think but that was more than a few years ago. I took a hiatus and would like to get what...
02-14-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By petec

Thanks for the update. Looking forward to the end...

Thanks for the update. Looking forward to the end game.
02-02-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By petec

I was at Henry Nelson's before he sent the whole...

I was at Henry Nelson's before he sent the whole works South, it was nice to see that the engines were going to continue in production. I sold my SS and never should have but one of these days a LS...
02-01-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By petec

No problem, you will certainly get more use and...

No problem, you will certainly get more use and enjoyment out of it than I. Besides you need it for "product testing".
01-30-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By petec

I was going to make an offer until I saw you...

I was going to make an offer until I saw you wanted it. I sold mine a few years ago, when Henry Nelson was still in business here in PA a few miles from me. Hope you get it.
01-24-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By petec

I appreciate your candor and I understand you are...

I appreciate your candor and I understand you are not in production which is why I asked if you could do me two. I am sorry if it was taken otherwise.

My father in law is the guy who introduced...
01-24-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By petec

I picked up a pair of KB 7.5s here on RCU. I'll...

I picked up a pair of KB 7.5s here on RCU. I'll start a new thread looking for prop ideas. But the cowling is an idea I hadn't even considered. I had thought about custom composite tank right on the...
01-23-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By petec

Do you think a K&B 7.5cc DF would do well on...

Do you think a K&B 7.5cc DF would do well on this?;)
01-11-2015, 10:46 AM
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Views: 32,684
Posted By petec

I hear you on the honey do list.....fixed the...

I hear you on the honey do list.....fixed the freezer, the coffee table and the dishwasher today.

I used to buy my balsa from national balsa http://www.nationalbalsa.com for my competition...
01-11-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 32,684
Posted By petec

I'm in...if you have time to add a short kit to...

I'm in...if you have time to add a short kit to the list.

Pete
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