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    To everyone who has contributed to this thread,...

    To everyone who has contributed to this thread, thanks. It's been entertaining to say the least! I have to admit I don't know a lot of the chemistry of polyester, and epoxy, (I do know more then...
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    Tom, Sorry, I have to disagree too. But I concede...

    Tom, Sorry, I have to disagree too. But I concede you are partly correct. Some epoxies contain WAXES that are not compatible with polyester. I'm not certain if the waxes were just filler, or if they...
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    Fred, Ditto on what Speedracerntrixie said. The...

    Fred, Ditto on what Speedracerntrixie said. The MEPK can go bad. Get some fresh, and try a "test" batch of resin. Also I fully agree on using epoxy to repair polyester. I do it all the time,...
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    Sahartman, I've had a plastic retainer on the new...

    Sahartman, I've had a plastic retainer on the new TT bearings fail and destroy a piston. A set of stainless front and rear bearings can be had from RC Bearings for around $12.00 including shipping. I...
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    Jim, This is a pretty simple choice. If you are...

    Jim, This is a pretty simple choice. If you are racing the AMA 424 event you may only run the APC 9/6. This is the universally approved prop. If you are flying for fun, start with the APC 9/6 and...
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    I'm not hiding! My friends are just being...

    I'm not hiding! My friends are just being considerate. The gear has a 100% guarantee for a year, because if you can break it, I want to know why. Don't send money, just send me your address, and I'll...
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    Rick, We could probably write a list of EF-1...

    Rick, We could probably write a list of EF-1 suggestions, and maybe someone will, but it won't be me. You will learn far more by attending a session where there are other EF-1's. I'm going to give...
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    April 26 in Harvest,AL for both Club 40, and EF-1.

    April 26 in Harvest,AL for both Club 40, and EF-1.
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    Rick, There is a Club 40 race in Alabaster,...

    Rick,
    There is a Club 40 race in Alabaster, AL this Saturday 3-29-14. EF-1 is not included in the contest, but several of us are planning on bringing our EF-1's to fly at lunch, or after the Club...
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    Barry, #1 Most model events don't have the...

    Barry,
    #1 Most model events don't have the "luxury" of having separate runways, and taxi ways, so we must share. As stated landing aircraft ALWAYS have the right of way. When he reentered the active...
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    Old Bassard, Let me add two more tips. While it's not definate that you will use silk and dope, remember that silk has a "grain". (tissue, and silkspan have a grain too) The grain should run...
  12. Scale RC Pilot, Since they made all the...

    Scale RC Pilot, Since they made all the improvements to the site I can't figure out how to PM someone, so I'll just ask my question here, and hope that you see it? Did you find a piece of aluminum...
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    For years the standard was Cut-Rite wax paper. As...

    For years the standard was Cut-Rite wax paper. As FlyerInOKC pointed out they changed it some years ago, and thin CA will bleed through it. Not badly though. It's still fine for model airplane...
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    Pump water in it with a hypodermic needle. I may...

    Pump water in it with a hypodermic needle. I may have misspelled that word, but you understand.Then use a film sealing iron. Start out
    on a low temperature, because you don't want to blister your...
  15. Thread: Combat Museum

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    Bob, I knew the trick of clickling on each...

    Bob, I knew the trick of clickling on each picture. What I didn't realize is that by "hovering" the mouse over each picture it would show more information. Thanks, Greg
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    Awsome, amazing, wonderful. It would be great if...

    Awsome, amazing, wonderful. It would be great if you had the airplanes names, and designers large enough to read on this site. Didn't see a Flight Streak? I think I recognized a Voo Doo, but wasn't...
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    Don, That's all great, but it would have been...

    Don, That's all great, but it would have been even better if we had seen you this past weekend in Julian. Greg
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    Ron, Great news I'm happy for you. I personally...

    Ron, Great news I'm happy for you. I personally think the Pro Tach is as good as anything today, except the Master Tach.
    I have my name and phone number on mine, so if I loose it, and some honest...
  19. Juggler In the "hay day" of controline speed...

    Juggler In the "hay day" of controline speed almost everything was flown with Stanzel Mono Line control. The line was twisted with a device that the pilot held, and a cam device in the airplane...
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    The Sept. Issue of Model Aviation "RC Pylon...

    The Sept. Issue of Model Aviation "RC Pylon Racing" has two pictures, and a brief write up on the 2013 spring Old Julian Airport Race.
    If you want to really get a feel for the site, go to the...
  21. Jan, The US Nats were won with Turnigy...

    Jan, The US Nats were won with Turnigy nano-techs. At least first and second places used 4S 2700mAh packs. There were others
    who use these packs too. Good luck, Greg
  22. MJD Thanks for the info on the Gipsy 1F. It's a...

    MJD Thanks for the info on the Gipsy 1F. It's a straigh 4 cylinder isn't it? How many hp?
  23. Does it burn 60% nitro, av gas, or car gas?

    Does it burn 60% nitro, av gas, or car gas?
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    Crashmaster: Dasquirrelisme posted that his...

    Crashmaster: Dasquirrelisme posted that his Midget Mustang has a 64" wingspan, with a 120 4stroke engine, and a fiberglass fuselage. I think your Sig Midget Mustang was all wood with a .40 2stroke...
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    Lownverted. My bad. I was going by memory which...

    Lownverted. My bad. I was going by memory which my wife tells me is broken. I thought the Tsunami had a modified P-51 wing?
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