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  1. Anyone have a HK 1875mm B-17? Need help with wiring

    I just received my HK 1875mm B-17 and noticed that the connectors don't match up with those on the Turnigy 2200's I bought. Ok, not a problem, I can make my own connectors. However, I am not quite...
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    Either that or the Ziroli Hellcat.

    Either that or the Ziroli Hellcat.
  3. two words... throttle management LOL

    two words... throttle management LOL
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    I think I may stick to original plans for my...

    I think I may stick to original plans for my first few designer kits. Have no clue how to mold my own glass parts and probably am not well off enough to purchase one-off gear.
  5. Bought myself HiTech Aurora 9x and HK 1875mm...

    Bought myself HiTech Aurora 9x and HK 1875mm "Liberty Belle"...waiting on the plane to get here next week.
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    First non "commercial" gs kit

    In considering my first Giant Scale kit by someone other than a kit manufacturer (i.e. Kit cut from plans from designer such as Ziroli, Bates, Hostetler, etc. ) does it make any difference in...
  7. I have a TF Corsair that I will be building, but...

    I have a TF Corsair that I will be building, but I will have no such problems - an inverted DLE 20 will run just fine in it, regardless of tank position :rolleyes:
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    Prop selection questions

    I have a couple of questions:

    1) what are the pros/cons of a 6-10 prop vs. an 8?
    2) how would I go about getting my DLE-20 to run the prop tips supersonic (I'm looking to emulate the sound of the...
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    Gotta agree with everyone who recommends Titebond...

    Gotta agree with everyone who recommends Titebond (I use Titebond II myself)... takes a while longer to set up, but also allows you to reposition AND keeps you from rushing.
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    Well you answered my question on "worth it...". I...

    Well you answered my question on "worth it...". I am building a Midwest Super Stearman and am trying all sorts of "new" stuff on this build (new tome, that is). First gasser, 1st pull/pull, etc. so I...
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    Glass cowls/wheel pants vs. plastic

    What are the pros and cons? Do you think it is worth the extra money? Anything special to know before cutting glass cowls?
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    Are those hinge points on the elevator??? Haven't...

    Are those hinge points on the elevator??? Haven't tried those before, what do you think of them?
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    Actually if you can afford it I would suggest an...

    Actually if you can afford it I would suggest an .85 - .95 size 4-stroke... improved power, fuel consumption, and sound... will let you swing a bigger prop as well. If you can't afford that, pretty...
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    Ok, I have a good idea of how I am going to...

    Ok, I have a good idea of how I am going to proceed...but I'd like to see the connections at the rudder/elevators if you guys that have Midwest SS's have photos or can take photos of your setups....
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    I'm liking that install... not quite sure why,...

    I'm liking that install... not quite sure why, but the tailwheel does NOT turn off the rudder, I need a seperate control rod for the rudder... but I will run it off the same servo, just in a hole...
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    No I meant one side higher than center, the other...

    No I meant one side higher than center, the other side lower than center - so that if you crossed lines they wouldn't touch. Actually I have a couple of those and will be getting more. Way worth the...
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    This begs the question Why doesn't somebody...

    This begs the question Why doesn't somebody produce dual sided servo arms that are offset? Although (and this assumes perfect alignment and angles of hinges and horns, which is NOT going to happen in...
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    What advantage does crossing the lines have? I...

    What advantage does crossing the lines have? I would think you would want the lines as straight as possible to avoid any kind of rub wear... and this is the first I've heard of this, nor have any...
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    I am familiar with Ackermann from setting up race...

    I am familiar with Ackermann from setting up race cars. I'll give it a shot on this plane, maybe mount the control horns 1/8" back.
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    The Kevlar apparently does not stretch... not...

    The Kevlar apparently does not stretch... not quite sure about differential motion...
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    Pull-Pull system advice needed...

    I'm putting a pull-pull system on the rudder of my Midwest Super Stearman. I have the Sullivan S-521 kit which is Kevlar. I'm thinking that will be strong enough. I also have a 3" aluminum dual-sided...
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    Fuel Filter question

    I am trying to figure out a good setup for my first gas engine. I have the engine mounted almost up against the firewall so I can't put a filter in between the tank and the carb on the outside of the...
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    Sticky: One of the problems with building that I have...

    One of the problems with building that I have been dealing with is the cost of the tools. I have just gotten back into building after about 7 years and a divorce, and most of my modelling tools have...
  24. Cubs aren't bad aerobatically if you build the...

    Cubs aren't bad aerobatically if you build the clipped wing version
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    Anybody else have this CG issue?

    Anybody else have this CG issue?
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