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  1. Thread: first kit

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    Sig fourstar,easy build,great flier.jeffo

    Sig fourstar,easy build,great flier.jeffo
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    I've had both Arrow and the Northstar,both are...

    I've had both Arrow and the Northstar,both are great fliers,it all depends what you want.The easier to fly is the Northstar.The faster is the Arrow.If you use a four stroke,make sure you have prop...
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    Love the bulldog! The racer's out of the '30's...

    Love the bulldog! The racer's out of the '30's really are awesome.jeffo
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    Tom, Your talking about the gold aerosol...

    Tom,
    Your talking about the gold aerosol can,not the blue.jeffo
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    Engine oil 2 stroke

    I usually fly with Zenoah engines,I would use a good quality 2 stroke oil,Quaker state,Penzoil,Echo,ect.I get confused when I want to use a higher quality oil,like Amsoil,or redline.There's racing...
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    Tom, Hostetler designs are pretty decent,this...

    Tom,
    Hostetler designs are pretty decent,this is the second plane I built of his.The first was the Bucker Jungmiester.Like most builds,some things I like,somethings I change where I feel it needs...
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    Hostetler's- Art Chester's Jeep

    Here is my "Jeep"-Built from a National Balsa kit.I have a 3w70 engine swinging a 24-10 prop.The radio is my futaba 2.4.
    I had a hunch that the engine might be to much nose weight,it balanced 1.5"...
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    Dick Barron sold a 1/4 scale stearman with a...

    Dick Barron sold a 1/4 scale stearman with a glass fuse,and built up wings.jeffo
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    Ironex is toluol,Menards sells it in there paint...

    Ironex is toluol,Menards sells it in there paint department,that's where I got mine.jeff
  10. Thread: WACO YMF

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    I would use a .90/1.20 four stroke engine.You...

    I would use a .90/1.20 four stroke engine.You didn't say how it balanced,but I'm sure with a two stroke .60 you'll need nose weight.I have the 1/5 scale waco,it to seems heavy,but flies great.If you...
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    AC2,I sent you a private message.Try my email...

    AC2,I sent you a private message.Try my email again.jeffo
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    I have this ARF NIB,contact me...

    I have this ARF NIB,contact me toolmaker1960@hotmail.com jeffo
  13. Dennis is spot on.I have the kit,and from what...

    Dennis is spot on.I have the kit,and from what I've read,the wings were known to fold.The G38 is a good fit,just build accordingly.I was going to sheet the wing from spar to leading edge,and...
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    I can think of two ways,start it with a...

    I can think of two ways,start it with a spinner,and when it runs decent,take the spinner off and hand flip it.I do this with my tripe.Use an allen head bolt to bolt your prop on then use hex stock as...
  15. If you want a floater,you should consider an old...

    If you want a floater,you should consider an old timer out of the 30's.My record breaker,chet lanzo design,has a 96 w.s. and weighs 5 lbs.,anyone can fly it.jeffo
  16. Thread: Wood Filler

    by jeffo
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    I use automotive glazing compound for small...

    I use automotive glazing compound for small stuff,and a carvable bondo type material,pine color,for bigger stuff.The name escapes me.jeffo
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    The best improvement is the DLE-85,there's...

    The best improvement is the DLE-85,there's nothing worse than an under powered model.jeffo
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    Your going to want to go thru the tail feathers...

    Your going to want to go thru the tail feathers and add small gussets to the stick construction,your right,the construction is weak.jeffo
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    Always think of it sitting in the cockpit,looking...

    Always think of it sitting in the cockpit,looking straight ahead.Your right side is the right side of the plane,and visa versa.Same thing applies to most,if not all vehicles.jeffo
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    My Record Breaker is over 20 years old,she still...

    My Record Breaker is over 20 years old,she still flies with an old OS open rocker 60 F.S. I love this old crate,I take it to summer family gatherings,and I let the kids fly it.Best trainer on the...
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    RJ,did it torque to the left? The R2 has very...

    RJ,did it torque to the left? The R2 has very little vertical stabilizer,and you have to contend with aileron reversal at low speeds with the R2.I know it's a tough pill to swallow,but it probably...
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    Sorry about your bird,do you think it torque...

    Sorry about your bird,do you think it torque rolled in? I heard you have to run a 6 volt system in JR,or you will have problems.I'm pulling at straws,personally,it sounds like you have an...
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    The ideal way to cover it,is use solartex...

    The ideal way to cover it,is use solartex silver,and paint.jeffo
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    Use solartex,the best stuff out there,the instr....

    Use solartex,the best stuff out there,the instr. manual has the amount of rolls you'll need.jeff
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    I've used them all over the years,they're all...

    I've used them all over the years,they're all good.The biggest thing is to make sure they are anchored in enough spots so you take out all the flex.jeffo
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