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Forum: Control Lines
10-17-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By stuntflyr

He used to live in the Tampa area. Post on...

He used to live in the Tampa area. Post on Stunthanger.com and you can connect with Stunt guys that will know. I haven't spoken to him in a long time. I'm west coast.
Chris...
Forum: Control Lines
10-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Forum: Control Lines
10-09-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 19,251
Posted By stuntflyr

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1460/20191009_195622_2a69664fa0ad30f10bdcc3bd234f3d041062c1e0.jpg
My dad taught me at 5 years, and the whole family to fly control line...
Forum: Control Lines
08-17-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By stuntflyr

That is Bill Rich's Scorpio-looking model...

That is Bill Rich's Scorpio-looking model (aesthetic fashioned after Bill Simon's design), with Big Jim foam wing. Probably built for an ST V60.
Bill flew a lot, so I'm sure it has a lot of flights...
05-19-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,739
Posted By stuntflyr

Here are my wings before final sanding. ...

Here are my wings before final sanding.
Chris...https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20180322_131246_f67b292d3899683870d1f2547adb718470570e02.jpg...
05-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,739
Posted By stuntflyr

Nice model, love sport biplane scale models. ...

Nice model, love sport biplane scale models.
Chris...
04-22-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

Thanks Don, It's the old, same one. Got your...

Thanks Don,
It's the old, same one. Got your email, thanks.
Chris...
04-20-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

Nice to see another of Don's RCAiir.com kits...

Nice to see another of Don's RCAiir.com kits finished. Looks super. I use the pipe down the bottom on a side exhaust on Tipo's based on my conversations with Classic pattern guys that were doing it...
04-15-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,739
Posted By stuntflyr

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/687c8b55_4c68_4457_870e_424535f49ddf_2f9ffaecefae498ca8587a61edaedf8999284a5d.jpeg
Here’s my Knight Twister. A Holiday Knight...
Forum: Control Lines
02-24-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,626
Posted By stuntflyr

Looks good. Well, what kind of engine, tank,...

Looks good. Well, what kind of engine, tank, controls, how many flights, did a local guy help you trim it out, are you a regional Expert, all of those will factor into what it's worth.
National...
04-02-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,595
Posted By stuntflyr

I love Classic, I love AMA stuff with current...

I love Classic, I love AMA stuff with current designs. I don't buy the latest thing and haven't flown a season since 2011 but do enjoy both types of flying. The electric models have so much power,...
04-02-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,595
Posted By stuntflyr

i just found out about Hobby Barn. I thought they...

i just found out about Hobby Barn. I thought they were doing fine by my visits. All of the sudden.
I've got to go buy the rest of their dope.
Chris...
Forum: Control Lines
03-19-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By stuntflyr

I use Randy's engines. Aero Tiger 36 in Classic,...

I use Randy's engines. Aero Tiger 36 in Classic, PA 61 in my pipe ship and building a new Stunter for my new PA 75 I just bought. I've never had any trouble doing business with Randy Smith in 30 plus...
03-19-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,595
Posted By stuntflyr

How far is Burbank from St. Charles? I went to a...

How far is Burbank from St. Charles? I went to a contest put on by Rusty Dose at a really nice field there in 2010 and it went on for 5 years I think. Very few people from the local clubs in the...
Forum: Control Lines
03-19-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,626
Posted By stuntflyr

There seem to be a few new guys interested lately...

There seem to be a few new guys interested lately in Arizona and California. I don't know if it'll replace the guys we have lost but it's a good sign regardless.
Chris..
Forum: Control Lines
03-19-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By stuntflyr

Typical, two posters with less than 10 and 20...

Typical, two posters with less than 10 and 20 posts are critical of and besmirch a celebrated cottage industry stalwart that has produced and provided top equipment for more than 30 years with...
12-09-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By stuntflyr

On a straight winged twin I'd use15% to start. ...

On a straight winged twin I'd use15% to start.
Chris...
10-02-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

I used to do that but I've joined the retired...

I used to do that but I've joined the retired pylon racers like my Dad and other living friends.

This KT is called the Sunday Knight Twister and has 81 sq ft of area and so is legal (along with...
10-02-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

Ah well, maybe we'll get to fly sometime in the...

Ah well, maybe we'll get to fly sometime in the future still.
Sub 700 lbs with 125 hp the airplane was recorded at 160mph as built. Of course I'm going to use a 180 hp engine with a constant speed...
09-30-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

Hi Joe, That's me in another time and place,...

Hi Joe,
That's me in another time and place, SoCal and my last Pitts Special.
No, not much. American cleaned us out of there with the end of BK in March 2014, my base is Dallas now. There are...
09-30-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,486
Posted By stuntflyr

I find it interesting that Don and Leo have three...

I find it interesting that Don and Leo have three letter names and popular cartoon avatars.
Chris...
Forum: Control Lines
09-29-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By stuntflyr

I think the OPs model is of the Loose Monoplane....

I think the OPs model is of the Loose Monoplane. I have a book (in storage) of forgotten air racers or something like that and this airplane is included.
Chris...
Forum: Control Lines
09-29-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By stuntflyr

An FP40 with a Rev Up 11x4 is a great running...

An FP40 with a Rev Up 11x4 is a great running stunt engine. A TF Nobler ARF would be perfect for electric because so many beef ups are required to make it handle a glow engine!
Chris...
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 43,243
Posted By stuntflyr

The elevator control horn with nylon upright is...

The elevator control horn with nylon upright is something that I've told Sig owners and principals for decades to throw out and never sell again. On small control line models it's a disaster, on...
06-16-2016, 12:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 38,739
Posted By stuntflyr

He showed me Thunderbird and Super Curare kits on...

He showed me Thunderbird and Super Curare kits on the shelves. He mentioned other designs and the Vulcan may be one of them but I didn't know it and didn't stick in the old mind. Have you contacted...
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