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Forum: Kit Building
04-06-2016, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

Interesting comments on the Bearcat. What is your...

Interesting comments on the Bearcat. What is your all up weight? I have one partially built (fuselage top half) and plan on retracts, flaps and either a 75 2stroke or 91 4stroke depending on how it...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2015, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Quikturn

I'm measuring 3 3/8 inches on the can and the...

I'm measuring 3 3/8 inches on the can and the exhaust header is 1/2 inch.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2067932
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

Here you go Bob, The 108 FSR fits nicely....

Here you go Bob,

The 108 FSR fits nicely. The 95 AX I think would be slightly smaller and fit better.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2067817
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2015, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

No problem. I have not matched it up yet but I'll...

No problem. I have not matched it up yet but I'll post a picture of it when I get home. I meant Top Flite Gold Edition (GE) P-51.
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2015, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

When I get around to building my TF GE P-51 I...

When I get around to building my TF GE P-51 I plan on using an OS 108 FSR with a jtec wrap around pitts muffler.

Here's the link: http://www.jtecrc.com/oswraparound.htm
Forum: Kit Building
12-09-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

Engines have an operating range where they...

Engines have an operating range where they operate best at and to maintain the longevity of the engine. Operate outside those ranges, you won't get the best power and/or can cause damage to the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-14-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Quikturn

Acdii, you may have hit the nail on the head...

Acdii, you may have hit the nail on the head about the flaps. They're pretty big and would take a lot of torque to move them down with one servo depending on how they're used. If you use them to slow...
Forum: Kit Building
01-14-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Quikturn

My early models had Futaba S148's but recently...

My early models had Futaba S148's but recently I've had good luck with JR's value series ST47/ST47BB's.

Whats interesting is the TF kit uses a single servo for ailerons and dual servos for flaps....
Forum: Kit Building
01-13-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

I think there are good points on both sides of...

I think there are good points on both sides of the single vs dual aileron servo debate. Personally, I've never had a servo fail on me so I haven't really considered that when deciding which way to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Quikturn

Capriman, good idea to weigh all the balsa. With...

Capriman, good idea to weigh all the balsa. With built up tail feathers it won't be hard to make it tail heavy. I won't buy new balsa but I will weigh what I have. Good tip!

Steve, sorry for your...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Quikturn

Hi Bob, The older engine has the metal...

Hi Bob,

The older engine has the metal remote needle housing cast as part of the backplate. The newer design has a separate black plastic remote needle valve assembly that is held on the backplate...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2014, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

Hi capriman, Fortunately, I have the newer...

Hi capriman,

Fortunately, I have the newer version of the 91FX. I've heard of the problems with vibration induced air bubbles in the older RNV assemblies.

I know the 91 FX will power the TF...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Quikturn

Has anyone used a YS 91 AC on a Top Flite (1/7)...

Has anyone used a YS 91 AC on a Top Flite (1/7) P-51 kit? I'm about to buy the kit and have this engine on hand as well as a ST 90 and a 91 FX. I much prefer the sound of a 4 stroke and from what I...
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