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  1. Also be aware that it may get thinner just before...

    Also be aware that it may get thinner just before it starts to set and the filler will keep it from running. Must be an exothermic reaction that heats the resin. I have had some runs after...
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    Going to reply here to bump up this thread in...

    Going to reply here to bump up this thread in hopes that the owner will see it. The OP really ought to be going in that direction....
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    That looks like a pretty nice build. Have you...

    That looks like a pretty nice build. Have you put an ad in the lost and found? Someone would be happy to get that back. Hopefully it wasn't stolen.
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    Dirt bikers have conversion kits, so will have to...

    Dirt bikers have conversion kits, so will have to be on the look out for a smaller fuel injection version. I think the 17 dollar price tag of a normally aspirated carb would be out the window!
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    Good point in heavier models having better wind...

    Good point in heavier models having better wind penetration. I know some glider guys carry water or lead pellets. I used to build a lot of scale models and it was always so easy to add weight...
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    Like mustangman and sensei, I have always...

    Like mustangman and sensei, I have always followed the old school advice to make the plane as light as possible as lighter planes fly better. Some of the balsa today is so dense it is almost like...
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    My tail wheel assembly looks quite similar to...

    My tail wheel assembly looks quite similar to yours, and I also use stronger springs like you do. My comment was about the photo below where it appears there is a spring on the horn for the...
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    Six weeks ago I broke the tail off my Tiger...

    Six weeks ago I broke the tail off my Tiger trying to make it back to the runway as a thunderstorm outflow rapidly came up. Thought I had it made but it hit the edge of a small irrigation canal. ...
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    It all looks great. My only comment would be...

    It all looks great. My only comment would be the spring loaded horns. I have had a lot of flutter problems in my last couple of years and it is always some energy storage element like a torque...
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    aspeed...... I did indeed end up buying two ASP...

    aspeed...... I did indeed end up buying two ASP 46 engines as they are only about 30 bucks each wholesale here. Both engines run great and idle as well or better than an OS once I put tighter...
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    How about having a few of your more diplomatic...

    How about having a few of your more diplomatic club members take a care package of fruits and foods over to his place and express an interest in being friends? The worst that could happen is that...
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    [QUOTE=thailazer;11682298] Looks like these...

    Looks like these are available on ebay for half the price I paid here.
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    I have to revise my prior post.... The stuff I...

    I have to revise my prior post.... The stuff I use is Simple Green, not Mean Green. Gets the lead out!

    ahicks.... Yes, it was always a horrible job. I flew enough where the lead would be...
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    They do look good, and much better than the usual...

    They do look good, and much better than the usual engines you see for sale these days. The modern engines put out more power but I doubt they have the durability of the Italian made Tartan.
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    ET... I fly off 210 feet of rough runway with 6...

    ET... I fly off 210 feet of rough runway with 6 foot high fences on each end. 150 feet should be "okay" if you get your landing skills back up. I went from flying on 500 feet of paved runway...
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    Looks more like YouTube video on how many ads you...

    Looks more like YouTube video on how many ads you can stuff into one link.
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    I use Mean Green too, at least our local version...

    I use Mean Green too, at least our local version of it. Only stuff that works well. I am running 100LL and just like my old Cessna-182, I get a grey build up on the fuse. I hope it's not toxic!
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    I've seen them go on Ebay from between 175 and...

    I've seen them go on Ebay from between 175 and 300 dollars. Ignition versions, unused have more value obviously.
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    Superb job on the build and flight Mjet! Been...

    Superb job on the build and flight Mjet! Been nice following you along on this.
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    Would be nice to have someone come on this thread...

    Would be nice to have someone come on this thread with a scientific explanation of the physics involved with the front bearing. Normally, there should be a vacuum in that area as otherwise...
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    Got another month of flying in after the rebuild...

    Got another month of flying in after the rebuild and the engine is running as strong as ever. Been getting the Cub up frequently even with all the rain we are having this Monsoon season. It...
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    Customer service at Tower Hobbies is tops. I...

    Customer service at Tower Hobbies is tops. I just ordered a few flexible control rods and one of them was missing the end part package. A quick call and a replacement was in-hand in days later,...
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    I know the OP was about not using pumps, but I...

    I know the OP was about not using pumps, but I tried various methods and ended up with a Dubro Kwik Fill Hand Crank Fuel Pump. It is a fantastic product, and the model 911 comes with the fuel tank...
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    I always used scale 3 blade props on my Twin...

    I always used scale 3 blade props on my Twin Otters, although not scale diameter. They flew fine on the .28 FSR engines at weights between 11 and 13 pounds. I would not sweat the loss of...
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    Looks like there are some counterfeit ASP props...

    Looks like there are some counterfeit ASP props out on the market. I just bought two from a local hobby shop here in Chiang Mai and it appears they used an original ASP prop as a mold. The pitch...
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