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    Hi Again Steve, What would be really sweet...

    Hi Again Steve,

    What would be really sweet would be a pair of Kolm engines in the Pond racer...something like this

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UNDHl91phM

    Of course you would have to buy...
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    Hi Steve, I found this in another thread here...

    Hi Steve,

    I found this in another thread here at RCU. His RCU name is Vampire if you want to try and PM him. The link and Ph # is from a post in 2007. The address and ph # is still current...
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    Hi Steve You might check with Kerry Sterner as...

    Hi Steve

    You might check with Kerry Sterner as he was the last guy I know of who had a glass Pond racer. The Braun team built a wood version for Madera as well. if you can find one of the Braun...
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    Hi 3357, Usually when my plane is nose down...

    Hi 3357,

    Usually when my plane is nose down and the engine dies, its because mother earth has jumped up and ate my model!

    Carlos G
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    Hi acdii, Depending upon where the abs part is...

    Hi acdii,

    Depending upon where the abs part is used, you might want to line the inside of the part with a layer glass and resin to increase its durability. A light scuffing with sand paper, a...
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    Hi GBfan, I too have a Kangke Howard. I got...

    Hi GBfan,

    I too have a Kangke Howard. I got mine used and it needed of bit of work ( bad takeoff by previous owner). It is a well constructed plane and really the main thing that sort of detracts...
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    Hi dawhale, To the best of my knowledge Global...

    Hi dawhale,

    To the best of my knowledge Global Hobby/Hobby People offered the Black Horse line until recently. Now they handle the VQ Models series. Not sure what happened. The Black Horse line...
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    Hi Jimf14d, Wodo, Jim the manual will be a big...

    Hi Jimf14d, Wodo,

    Jim the manual will be a big help as I had no manual for this model. I found that the wing joiner tube happens to be the same diameter as the Great Planes SR22 Cirrus which uses...
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    Hi Wodo1 Thanks for the information, it will...

    Hi Wodo1

    Thanks for the information, it will help. Do you by chance remember the size of wing joiner spar and what it was made of?

    Best Regards
    Carlos G
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    Hi JIMF14D, I realize this is an old thread...

    Hi JIMF14D,

    I realize this is an old thread but, I am looking for information about the Blackhorse Kit of the Mohawk. I picked up a used one recently and it is missing a few parts. Do you recall...
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    Hi Flygilmore, Bill Carpenter of CH...

    Hi Flygilmore,

    Bill Carpenter of CH Electronics use to be a big roadrunner fan and had a host of them. He still posts from time to time usually in the gasoline engine section. You might post your...
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    Hi H5606, With my limited experience running...

    Hi H5606,

    With my limited experience running TD .049's with my friends, we found it was simpler to leave the pressure tap sealed and run pen bladders for fuel tanks. Even if you had a slight...
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    Hi dw crash, You might check around and see if...

    Hi dw crash,

    You might check around and see if you can find some air cylinders that will allow for air-up and air-down operation. For the locals Byron guys of the time, they found the springs...
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    Hi edgersh, I have been making a few repairs...

    Hi edgersh,

    I have been making a few repairs to a Kangke Howard and have been using the H.K. sky blue covering that seems to be a good match for this arf. The H.K. covering seems to work decently...
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    Hi Vertical, Congress is really good at...

    Hi Vertical,

    Congress is really good at creating a stall. LOL

    Carlos G
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    AMA Compliance?

    AMA Compliance...

    That is a tough one to say. Maybe and maybe not. When the AMA got P.L.112-95 passed, there was one stipulation in there about Line of Sight being one of the terms used in the...
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    Hi All, In 2012 Congress enacted Public Law...

    Hi All,

    In 2012 Congress enacted Public Law 112-95. The AMA and hobby industry worked with our legislators and federal agencies to protect our hobby from excessive government oversight/regulation....
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    Hi drew110307, If a reduction system is...

    Hi drew110307,

    If a reduction system is allowed you might want to look at an RC helicopter rotor drive system. There were a number of glow heli's that used the engine size you are talking about. ...
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    Hi Tommy, Sadly, this was a fact that did...

    Hi Tommy,

    Sadly, this was a fact that did happen and as you say the planes began to look a bit "Twiggy" . All Im saying is that there will always be those that challenge the agreed upon rules...
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    Hi Tommygun, Along time ago in a far away...

    Hi Tommygun,

    Along time ago in a far away place, the Quarter midget guys tried to use gauges/templates to verify the wing thickness for this class. There were guys that followed the rules and...
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    Hi drac1, I was replying to semenaro's questions...

    Hi drac1,
    I was replying to semenaro's questions regarding registration. The AMA already asks us to place a label with our info inside our models in case the model becomes lost. There may be other...
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    Hi Dave, Right now it seems the AMA is trying...

    Hi Dave,

    Right now it seems the AMA is trying to figure out allot of details really fast regarding this registration business. Otherwise I believe the AMA would have already made some...
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    Hi Thomas, Judging from some of your other...

    Hi Thomas,

    Judging from some of your other models in your gallery I would say you are up to the challenge. If you decide to make a build thread here I'm sure you will have plenty of watchers of...
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    Hi Again Invert, Just a wild thought, you may...

    Hi Again Invert,

    Just a wild thought, you may wish to consider a smaller size as well. There are allot of people with small to midsize cars that would not mind having a pond racer if they could...
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    Hi Invert, If you have to give up a child,...

    Hi Invert,

    If you have to give up a child, make sure they are an angry teenager, LOL!

    Your best bet would be to finish up your CAD work, sell plans, and make a million bucks from them. Well,...
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