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11-12-2018, 06:24 AM
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Posted By gary9648

I have built and flown a number of the Byron...

I have built and flown a number of the Byron Staggerwing Beechís, and in my opinion the added weight wonít hurt it much. It may have a slightly higher stall speed due to higher wing loading. Also I...
11-10-2018, 04:49 PM
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Views: 3,735
Posted By gary9648

Iím thinking $1,000.00 for all of it. If this...

Iím thinking $1,000.00 for all of it. If this price is reasonable to you then I will provide photos for you. If not, then itís not worth my time going through the effort of photographing it. Iím not...
11-10-2018, 01:31 PM
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Views: 3,735
Posted By gary9648

I have a partially finished Byron Staggerwing...

I have a partially finished Byron Staggerwing complete with retracts and OSBGX 3500 engine new in box. I am one of Byron’s factory builders and this was going to be my fifth staggering, but time and...
11-10-2018, 01:00 PM
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Views: 45,614
Posted By gary9648

I have been hanging onto a Byron Staggerwing...

I have been hanging onto a Byron Staggerwing model and realize I’m not going to finish it. I was one of Byron’s professional builders and this was my fifth Staggerwing I have built. This one was...
06-28-2015, 07:11 AM
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Views: 620,347
Posted By gary9648

I believe I posted a photo in that here a long...

I believe I posted a photo in that here a long time ago. I used wooden blocks carved to fit strut and then glued and strapped them in using a piece of aluminum can and screws to hold strap to wooden...
06-20-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By gary9648

exactly like I did mine years ago and it has...

exactly like I did mine years ago and it has stood the test of time and many flights
06-15-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By gary9648

First, I can not believe this thread is still...

First, I can not believe this thread is still alive and well. My TF Mustang is now 13 years young and still flying. As some of you know I converted it to the C model razor back and then glassed and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-10-2013, 02:01 PM
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Posted By gary9648

They went for around $490.00 new when I bought...

They went for around $490.00 new when I bought mine many years ago.
07-31-2013, 05:40 AM
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Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron p51 rebuilt

Ultimately it is your choice for engine set up. If you can get a set of blades from Iron-bay they will work better. They make them stiffer and flex less than the original Byron blades. This will give...
07-23-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron p51 rebuilt

Just happened back on the forum, if you click on my gallery you will see I own many Byron models, and back when Byron was the premier kit manufacture, I was one of their factory authorized custom...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2012, 01:05 PM
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Views: 2,146
Posted By gary9648

RE: Banana Hobby's large foam warbirds

Thanks for the heads up sir
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-22-2012, 03:56 PM
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Views: 2,146
Posted By gary9648

Banana Hobby's large foam warbirds

Has anyone else seen or bought one of these large foam war birds from Banana Hobby?
I purchased one of the Camo colored A-1 Skyraiders that has a 63" WS and comes with main and tail wheel all...
04-18-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By gary9648

RE: Is Darryll of Sierra back on deck yet??

I to talked with Darrel this weekend at Toledo and he is still recouperating but is back to work. I am glad to see that. He did say a few things about his wife and she is getting better also. Darrel...
04-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,330
Posted By gary9648

RE: top gun 2012 lets see what you are bringing

As usual I'm bringing my clip board and score sheets. I am looking forward to seeing all the new models an normally getting out of the North to warm weather, but this year it has been so nice up here...
01-08-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,932
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron Originals Bonanza Thread & More

As a professional Byron builder for many years I had the pleasure to build many of th boron line including the A36 Bonanza, and I have the Barron Twin that I fly myself on twin .40s. It flies like it...
12-22-2011, 03:41 PM
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Views: 5,634
Posted By gary9648

RE: *** BYRON T-28 build ***

I would throw that away.....I did and replaced it with a U.P.1 valve. You can reach them at 905-842-1703 or Google them. United Precision products. They are in canada. The valve lets you time the...
12-15-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,043
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron/Ironbay T-28

They can be be very difficult to install. You have to have the paitience of Job to just move them around untill they fall in. I turned the air in my shop blue every time I reinstalled them LOL. They...
12-09-2011, 02:39 PM
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Posted By gary9648

RE: FiberClassics P-51 now Comp-ARF P-51

I do not believe that mold line in the fuse is supposed to be used as a panel line. I filled mine in and left the top smooth. Only the cowl has the panel line.
10-29-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,043
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron/Ironbay T-28

Now the fun begins!!!!! I was skeptical that he would deliver I must admit. I'm glad John has been able to keep the Iron-Bay program alive and well. You have just purchased one of the best flying...
10-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,349
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron P-51 instructions and parts lists..

Man after my own heart, loves Mustangs and Corvettes!
10-19-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,622
Posted By gary9648

RE: Darryl from Sierra Giant Scale retracts in Road accident

WOW, been away from the forums for a short time and saw this. I have known Darryl for many years and have many of his products in my aircraft. He has been a good friend in the hobby and I always was...
10-03-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,043
Posted By gary9648

RE: Byron/Ironbay T-28

I have a Byron T-28 for sale complete with all lightings, brakes. It has all the panel lines and rivets also. It encludes a 4.6 twin. All switchs are hidden. I'm asking $4500.00 ready to fly.
Gary...
06-24-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 28,795
Posted By gary9648

RE: KMP T-28C

Cloud master, a friend has this engine in a 35# Corsair with a 96" wingspan and it flies it with authority. I think it will make this T-28 sing at half throttle.
04-15-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,293
Posted By gary9648

RE: Whacha Bringin' to Top Gun 2011!!!

I'm just bringing myself, my new eyeballs, and rule book! Hope to see some great flying and great looking planes.
Gary Webb
12-07-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 620,347
Posted By gary9648

RE: TF 1/5 Scale P-51 ARF Assembly (1ST MISHAP!!!)

I have been flying mine now for over six years. Mine was one of the first produced. I have always balanced mine at the recommended CG with a 5-10 degree nose down angle. Nose heavy war birds fly...
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