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08-03-2017, 08:24 PM
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Posted By F4u5

And looking good

And looking good
08-03-2017, 03:14 PM
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Posted By F4u5

That or check RCSB where I am doing updates. ...

That or check RCSB where I am doing updates. Otherwise monitor mnbigbirds.com
I still hope to get mine in the air this fall. Hopefully plans by winter.
Jeff
08-03-2017, 11:26 AM
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Posted By F4u5

Both prototypes are nearing completion. Plans...

Both prototypes are nearing completion. Plans will be available upon successful flight of the prototype. Thanks

Jeff
12-27-2016, 09:32 AM
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Posted By F4u5

Don't ya love using housing foundation and...

Don't ya love using housing foundation and landscape brick materials to weight down sheeting? I have a fine selection of bricks, myself ��
12-13-2016, 05:36 AM
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Posted By F4u5

Nice work! I have built a couple of Fury's...

Nice work! I have built a couple of Fury's myself.

JQ
08-29-2016, 11:11 AM
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Posted By F4u5

We miss Jeffrey Micko here in Viking Purple-Land....

We miss Jeffrey Micko here in Viking Purple-Land.

His Hellcat is awesome.

JQ
08-29-2016, 09:18 AM
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Posted By F4u5

I now have a center section and right panel...

I now have a center section and right panel mostly frame/sheeted:...
08-03-2016, 07:36 AM
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Posted By F4u5

:cool:

:cool:
06-16-2016, 08:14 AM
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Posted By F4u5

I will PM you Bruno, I simply couldn't make it...

I will PM you Bruno, I simply couldn't make it this year due to job and moving to NC for the summer. I love coming there. People are great.

JQ
06-16-2016, 04:08 AM
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Posted By F4u5

Tikes, the Jug in a death roll....too bad. looks...

Tikes, the Jug in a death roll....too bad. looks like great weather. I should be back next year!

JQ
06-09-2016, 07:00 AM
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Posted By F4u5

I will be back to MN in time for NAMFI and then...

I will be back to MN in time for NAMFI and then Fondy. HAve a great time this weekend, and hope you have great weather. Find the Hiryu!

JQ
06-07-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By F4u5

Very nice and clean Roy JQ

Very nice and clean Roy

JQ
06-07-2016, 05:17 AM
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Posted By F4u5

I'm with you James I love the 260 when it's...

I'm with you James I love the 260 when it's running. I am more of a daily flyer so the opposed 2 strokes are dependable. You have been great help. My engine is on its way back to Horizon so I hope...
06-06-2016, 05:17 AM
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Posted By F4u5

Doug/Lora, sorry I will not make it this year as...

Doug/Lora, sorry I will not make it this year as I will be in NC for the summer. This is a great fun event, and I am sorry to miss it. Best of luck on your event and all the pilots! Will miss you...
06-06-2016, 04:24 AM
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Posted By F4u5

James, while I appreciate your resourcefulness,...

James, while I appreciate your resourcefulness, and talent.....and believe me I do apreaciate your info, I just disagree that for a $3k+ engine, we modelers should have to rebuild it. I did replace...
06-04-2016, 05:48 PM
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Posted By F4u5

I am officially fed up with the poor quality of...

I am officially fed up with the poor quality of this engine. I will be making a call to Horizon Monday. I spent a lot of time prepping the engine for a flyin and drove 12 hours to warbirds over...
05-25-2016, 11:57 AM
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Views: 8,068
Posted By F4u5

Center section framed up and all 4 spars glued...

Center section framed up and all 4 spars glued in. Next is shear webs and mount gear. The plans do not call for it, but I added a 1/4 x 1/4 hardwood to the leading edge of the ribs to lock them in...
05-20-2016, 07:35 PM
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Posted By F4u5

According to John at Matrix he states 6 weeks...

According to John at Matrix he states 6 weeks delivery from order date.

Jeff
05-15-2016, 04:55 PM
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Views: 73,342
Posted By F4u5

Wow jymstr, that is a very thorough reply and...

Wow jymstr, that is a very thorough reply and seems to approach exactly what my problems are. Other then the loss of pushrods and rocker arms, my engine has run flawless...even when these...
05-15-2016, 03:18 PM
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Views: 73,342
Posted By F4u5

I now have 10 flights on my Evo 260. I must say,...

I now have 10 flights on my Evo 260. I must say, my engine runs like a million $$ and no need for the fuel pump. The only weird thing with mine is:

After the 7th flight, I went thru and reset...
05-02-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By F4u5

OK, so I received PM's on gear interest. I have...

OK, so I received PM's on gear interest. I have found a machinist/gear mfg that is willing to make 3 sets of gear for the 105 inch Bates Buffalo. He will supply the gear with a Lado actuator, but...
04-19-2016, 07:32 AM
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Views: 56,578
Posted By F4u5

Personally, I say never tach a twin. Just run...

Personally, I say never tach a twin. Just run each engine until they sound good and have good transition, and you are set to go; I find prop selection to be of the common choices, but I prefer 3...
04-12-2016, 09:46 AM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By F4u5

We can hope. I'm sure not cheap, but I am...

We can hope. I'm sure not cheap, but I am willing to invest a minor fortune to obtain them I talked to Darrell at toledo. He has no plans to make them ever again as I can tell. People laffed at...
04-12-2016, 09:08 AM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By F4u5

Everybody surely loves a Buffalo!:cool:

Everybody surely loves a Buffalo!:cool:
04-12-2016, 06:45 AM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By F4u5

Bates 1/4 scale Brewster Buffalo gear.

OK, let's keep our fingers crossed. I have a contact that is taking a look to see if he can machine up some Buffalo gear for the 105 inch Bates Buffalo, using Jerry's plans as a startig point. This...
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