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    The main reason I'm pushing a 6 volt system is...

    The main reason I'm pushing a 6 volt system is the safety factor.I lost my Giant scale Aeromaster to a 4.8 volt system that went week on the third flight of the day.It's a good feeling watching the...
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    Solid choice in servos,highly recommend 6 volt...

    Solid choice in servos,highly recommend 6 volt system.
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    Use a good quality servo,name brand,at least 100...

    Use a good quality servo,name brand,at least 100 oz.servo with a 6 volt system.jeffo
  4. Show us a pic,has it been flown before?jeffo

    Show us a pic,has it been flown before?jeffo
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    If I'm not a little nervous the first flight,I...

    If I'm not a little nervous the first flight,I quit the hobby.Love the rush.jeffo
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    JB weld woks excellent,nice and thick,does not...

    JB weld woks excellent,nice and thick,does not run out.It is epoxy,so it cleans up with alkahol.jeffo
  7. Thread: 2 peice wing

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    Once you assemble the two wing halves together...

    Once you assemble the two wing halves together with the joiner,now it's a one piece wing.Treat it the same as a one piece wing.jeffo
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    The F-16 is one of the most desired fighters in...

    The F-16 is one of the most desired fighters in the world.First rate fighter,cost effective,and well designed.My son is an airforce crew chief for the F-16,he says the pilots love them.There life...
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    Drummaker. Tom is spot on,as long as you see...

    Drummaker.
    Tom is spot on,as long as you see your skills improve after each build keep pushing forward.Finishing a model is the hard part,everyone sees it,and judges you on it.You can have a...
  10. Foodstick, You will find out how strong...

    Foodstick,
    You will find out how strong solortex is,you basically have a bag of balsa.When you start stripping it down,it's a lot worse than you think.Jeffo
  11. Thread: employment

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    Aspeed,I got in a debate with a client once,he...

    Aspeed,I got in a debate with a client once,he told me that he only pays 28.00 per hour.I told him how can you pay the Ford dealer 118.00 per hour to a guy who just swaps old parts with new...
  12. Thread: employment

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    If I could give any young person any advise,pick...

    If I could give any young person any advise,pick a skill or business where you own it.You may not become a millionaire,but at least you have control of your economic future.I'm a toolmaker,self...
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    Sal,it would not have to be a big model,even out...

    Sal,it would not have to be a big model,even out of foam.The question is can you make a stab that generates enough lift that it pushes the C.G. back to the trailing edge of the main wing.jeffo
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    Sal,this build would be interesting to say the...

    Sal,this build would be interesting to say the least.If I were you,I would build a smaller prototype with all the same proportions free flight,and experiment with the c.g.before building such a huge...
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    My guess it would be the YKP point,it never fly...

    My guess it would be the YKP point,it never fly at the trailing edge.jeffo
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    Thanks davey,but it's a little late,there are...

    Thanks davey,but it's a little late,there are thousands out there,and he won't have a recall unless there is a major problem.I have them in my elev.,it was to late to remove them.I have a servo in...
  17. Thread: WACO YMF

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    Waconut, weren't you building a stinson?You...

    Waconut,
    weren't you building a stinson?You also bought a 60 size twin.I was following your build,just like your tripe.jeffo
  18. Thread: aeronca champ

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    That sounds like my story,My dads 83 yrs. old and...

    That sounds like my story,My dads 83 yrs. old and still fly's his.Congrats.jeffo
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    .35 to 50 4 stroke,It doesn't take a lot of power...

    .35 to 50 4 stroke,It doesn't take a lot of power to keep these birds up.You can use 2 strokes,but in my opinion it doesn't sound right.My 96" record breaker doesn't even weigh 5 lbs.It just puts...
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    I ordered 100 hinges from omni on ebay,right in...

    I ordered 100 hinges from omni on ebay,right in the add it stated grey plastic with pic,I recieved black.I contacted them they were real good about it,they still had old stock grey.They sent me 100...
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    Any .60 size 4 stroke will do.Your basically...

    Any .60 size 4 stroke will do.Your basically using the engine as your tow.Once at desired altitude,kick back and relax.I have a Lanzo Record Breaker with an old O.S. open rocker (.60 size) with a 4...
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    I have a 100cc clipped wing monocoupe.I have 4...

    I have a 100cc clipped wing monocoupe.I have 4 1/4-20 grade 8 bolts holding the top wing on,plus the struts.I fly it pretty hard,I'm sure if I had a couple of plastic bolts I would have ripped the...
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    You can,I'd be using steel bolts,not plastic.I do...

    You can,I'd be using steel bolts,not plastic.I do agree with RCday,the support you get with the struts is a lot stronger than steel bolts.jeffo
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    Daveopam,They changed the color of hinges from...

    Daveopam,They changed the color of hinges from grey to black.The plastic is much softer.Let me know what you think.jeffo
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    All your major radio Mfg. sell a basic 80 oz....

    All your major radio Mfg. sell a basic 80 oz. servo for around 30 bucks a pop.I'm sold on a 6 volt system.Hunt around on RCU or any other web site for a good O.S. 1.6 glow.For me,that's as cheap as...
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