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    Yeah Mike, that's part of it among several other...

    Yeah Mike, that's part of it among several other things, so no I haven't made any more progress although I really want to. Unfortunately I am probably going to be pretty well tied up for at least the...
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    Good points jeffEE, thanks.

    Good points jeffEE, thanks.
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    First Warbird Kit?

    I'm thinking a bit ahead here, probably 3 or 4 planes down the line after I have progressed, but I would like to obtain the kit sooner rather than later. Out of the two kits listed below, which one...
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    I've been real busy again with other stuff but...

    I've been real busy again with other stuff but have managed to find a little time here and there to work on the MKII. I have worked my way down to being in process of sanding with 320 grit. After...
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    The key word is Yahoo, since they "updated" their...

    The key word is Yahoo, since they "updated" their system many things do not operate correctly in their system. And policy reasons = PC run amuck.
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    Thanks Richard, I will have to keep that in mind...

    Thanks Richard, I will have to keep that in mind for the next build.

    The fuse is sheeted top and bottom, and landing gear plate installed, braced and drilled. So now it is sand, sand, and sand.
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    Thanks Patrick, I will check the next time I make...

    Thanks Patrick, I will check the next time I make my annual Wal-Mart pilgrimage. In the meantime I made the push rods out of the 5/16" sq balsa I had. I used heavy duty carpet and button thread, the...
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    I made the supports that way because it was what...

    I made the supports that way because it was what I had on hand and seemed like it would be robust enough. The left over 1/4" balsa left over in the kit for pushrods was warped in both planes and I...
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    Interesting, let us know how they work out. I...

    Interesting, let us know how they work out. I will check if one of our grocery store chains down here have them.
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    Geez, been so busy it's been about a month since...

    Geez, been so busy it's been about a month since I've gotten anything done on the Kadet. I did squeeze in a little time this week to install the fuel tank and start on the radio install. Servos are...
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    Dave, I think they have improved over that. It...

    Dave, I think they have improved over that. It has 3 settings via a 3 position switch on the transmitter that can be switched during flight, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. It also has a panic...
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    Dave, I definitely agree with you in that I do...

    Dave, I definitely agree with you in that I do want red on the bottom half of the fuse and bottom of wing for visibility. Still working on the exact scheme though.
    I have been so swamped with stuff...
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    Thanks for the compliment Mike. Even though I am...

    Thanks for the compliment Mike. Even though I am basically new to RC airplanes I have been building miniature models a good part of my life. I had a nice N scale railroad in a spare bedroom when I...
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    I am still tweaking the color scheme, but it will...

    I am still tweaking the color scheme, but it will be predominately white with red on the lower half of the fuse and red trim on wing and vert. stab with black pin striping. I agree on the black...
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    Here you go. ...

    Here you go.

    http://fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com/catalog.htm
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    I have had very little time for building lately,...

    I have had very little time for building lately, but did manage to make some templates for the monokote windows. I want a framed look around the windows so I made a template for the frame and...
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    Thanks! Lucky #7 ! I did pick up a Robart...

    Thanks! Lucky #7 !

    I did pick up a Robart incidence meter and a GP CG machine. Covering tools are next. Now I just need to find some building time.
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    I don't have a TF kit right now, but have 2 on my...

    I don't have a TF kit right now, but have 2 on my short list to be acquired soon. Can I join anyway?
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    I did manage to find a few minutes here and there...

    I did manage to find a few minutes here and there over the last couple weeks to make a little progress. I wanted to fair the windshield block into the top of the wing smoothly so it wouldn't just...
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    Great Planes RV-4 .40 kit

    I would like to build the RV-4 .40 size kit and put an OS 4-stroke in it. The recommended 4-stroke size is .48 - .70, I don't need to have 3-D type performance but don't want a "dog" with marginal...
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    The Novus polish/cleaning system is about as good...

    The Novus polish/cleaning system is about as good as it gets for clear plastics (polymer), it also works very well on most types of modern paints as well to remove blemishes and impart a lustrous...
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    Mike, if you are interested you are more than...

    Mike, if you are interested you are more than welcome to have a set of copies made of the plans. I did some checking and apparently the company Bell Model Aircraft no longer exists.
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    A friend of mine frequents garage sales, estate...

    A friend of mine frequents garage sales, estate sales, storage unit auctions, etc. Anyways he picked up a couple boxes of RC items for me. He brought over 2 long boxes for me, he paid $5 for the both...
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    I looked into just buying a fiberglass cowl from...

    I looked into just buying a fiberglass cowl from Fiberglass Specialties but all they offer is an extended cowl for 4-strokes for the Kadet MKII. They do offer a standard one for the Kavalier which I...
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    I have been busy with a lot of other stuff...

    I have been busy with a lot of other stuff lately, but have managed to get a little done.

    Dave, I sure like the color scheme on your Kadet. I did remember to cut the hole for the fuel valve as I...
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