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Forum: Kit Building
11-29-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 25,426
Posted By Texan

Don, I have a NIB complete kit in my stockpile....

Don,
I have a NIB complete kit in my stockpile. Send PM to discuss....
Forum: Glow Engines
09-24-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,597
Posted By Texan

RE: OS 200

Simon,
Can you provide some info on your flying habits? It would help us understand how much running time and what environment the engine has experienced. Also, what fuel are you using?

Thanks
02-12-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,775
Posted By Texan

RE: Cermark Pitts S2B

I have a NIB replacement fiberglass cowl (painted in the blue pattern) and a plastic canopy for the Cermark Pitts S2B. PM me if you are interested.

Thanks

Scott
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,404
Posted By Texan

RE: Moki Engines Thread

Hey Moki lovers,
I have a NIB Moki/Mark 2.10 available listed on RCU...

BTW, I ran a 1.35 Moki on a Cermark 1/4 scale Pitts and it performed great... light, powerful and uses cheap FAI fuel
Forum: Gas Engines
02-10-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By Texan

RE: Taurus Engines

I have a NIB TS 42 listed in the RCU market place if anyone is interested
Forum: Kit Building
10-02-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,507
Posted By Texan

RE: Midwest Super Stinker angle of incidence

Interested in how those settings work out for you. Please comment on your maiden flight. My Super Stinker is starting to get the reputation of "Hangar Queen" ... I wonder why
Forum: Glow Engines
07-27-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,597
Posted By Texan

RE: OS 200

Are you sure it is not over heating? If you can, check the head temp difference between ground running and a typical flight. I would stick with lower nitro until you are sure the problem is not over...
07-18-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,711
Posted By Texan

RE: Tips for the SPA newbie

Hi Ed,

I think there is enough in common among the various factions of pattern flyers to share relevant information in this forum. If someone has specific questions regarding SPA and our forum...
06-26-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,683
Posted By Texan

RE: Looking for Hawker Fury biplane

I received the Hawker Fury plan by Dennis Bryant from AMA plans service and it is not the listed 72" WS. The plan shows a 60"WS which is 1/6 scale. Other that that, the plan looks good... I suppose...
06-24-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,683
Posted By Texan

RE: Looking for Hawker Fury biplane

Hi John,

I do have a membership with RCSB. I have seen the extreme scale work of Gwyn... master is not sufficient to describe his level of skill.

TX


By the way, I just received two...
06-15-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,683
Posted By Texan

RE: Looking for Hawker Fury biplane

Tom,
I am inspired by your work on the Hind. What was the flying weight of the model?

I just purchased a set of plans from AMA plans service for a 1/5 scale Fury. They were drawn by Dennis...
06-14-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,683
Posted By Texan

RE: Looking for Hawker Fury biplane

Hi Tom,

I have seen the Hind that you built... very clean looking plane. How does she fly?


I was fixing to say "I've seen your Hind" but that sounds kinda wrong.:D
06-14-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,683
Posted By Texan

Looking for Hawker Fury biplane

I am looking for a kit or good set of plans for the Hawker Fury, Hind, Demon, Nimrod series of biplanes. I would be happy building any of the planes in 1/5 scale. Any ideas on where to find a kit or...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,982
Posted By Texan

RE: Good Biplane Kit to Build

The Funaero kits have been reported to be good laser quality kits to build and fly. The price and size looks to be in the right range for you.
http://www.funaero.com/id70.html

Check out the...
05-17-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Texan

Torrance DVIII question

I am looking for a good Fokker D8 for my next build project. I would like to know if anyone can share their experience with the Glenn Torrance kit.

Thanks,
TX
Forum: Kit Building
05-06-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,124
Posted By Texan

RE: Midwest Pitts Super Stinker ?

Hi John,
Thanks for the kind words. I am using an OS 200 four stroke. It is a light engine and the power should be just fine. It's not the most powerful engine but it will fly all the scale moves...
02-24-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Texan

RE: First classic pattern kit, Utter Chaos or Dirty Birdy?

Thanks for the feedback. I have both kits neither of which has been started. It looks like the Utter is a litter easier to build therefore quicker to get into the air and start practicing. Any other...
02-23-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Texan

First classic pattern kit, Utter Chaos or Dirty Birdy?

I am about to start building my first classic pattern kit. I have a choice between the Utter Chaos or Dirty Birdy. The power will be either OS61FSR or Moki 61LS. I would appreciate feedback regarding...
02-19-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Texan

RE: Midwest Super Stinker

Phil,
According to the construction manual, you may want to consider 100oz for the rudder. All others should be fine.
02-17-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Texan

RE: Midwest Super Stinker

Rabbid fly,

What is the torque spec of a JR 821?
02-16-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By Texan

RE: Nose gear linkage question

rene69,
I am a member of GAMA so I'll see you at the field.
02-14-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,711
Posted By Texan

RE: Tips for the SPA newbie

The heavy practice requirement brings up another question:

Durability & reliability, what have you discovered to keep your equipment in good condition... what holds up to the abuse? what...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Texan

RE: Need help with OS61FSR engines

jaka & rcdude7 thanks for the info.

I just ran the 61FSR ring and got 13,300 on APC 11x7 with no muffler. With stock muffler it turned 12,600. Transition was perfect. I think this one still has...
02-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,711
Posted By Texan

RE: Tips for the SPA newbie

Now I need to figure out what & how to practice... I don't want to "burn-in" any bad habbits.

By the way, does the SPA have any problem with Macs one piece mufflers?
02-14-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Texan

RE: Need advice on OS 61FSR

I just ran the 61FSR ring and got 13,300 on APC 11x7 with no muffler. With stock muffler it turned 12,600. Transition was perfect. I think this one still has some life in it.

The 61FSR ABC hit...
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