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    Don't worry about the GGT10 having enough power,...

    Don't worry about the GGT10 having enough power, just hope it will idle slow enough to land. We flew the prototype with an electric equivalent of a .46 glow and it was plenty of power if you are not...
  2. Check out the ARFs available from Sig like the...

    Check out the ARFs available from Sig like the Four Star 54, the T Clips, Seniorita Sport, and the new Rascal 80. Sig also distributes Seagull Models ARFs and they have several airplanes that would...
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    Lite ply ribs and sub ribs are a feature of the...

    Lite ply ribs and sub ribs are a feature of the Sig Skyray 35.
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    Sig sells the clear plastic sheets in both...

    Sig sells the clear plastic sheets in both thicknesses and can also supply formed canopies for both the kit built or the arf version.
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    Just for some background the CL-7 P-47, the CL-9...

    Just for some background the CL-7 P-47, the CL-9 AT-6, and the RC-9 Buster were all updates of Berkeley kits that Sig bought from Fox Mfg in the 1960's.
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    Yes the whole video was done at Sig Mfg. The...

    Yes the whole video was done at Sig Mfg. The airplane being built is one of the prototypes of the Four Star 20 and those are my hands doing the building. Bob Nelson #97
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    You need a 10-6, 10-7, or 10-8 three blade. The...

    You need a 10-6, 10-7, or 10-8 three blade. The landing gear on the Extra arfs made in the last couple of years have more clearance than the earlier versions.
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    RCKen, What kind of motor help do you need for...

    RCKen,

    What kind of motor help do you need for the Wonder?

    Bobsrc
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    Kevin, A couple of ways we have used at the...

    Kevin,

    A couple of ways we have used at the factory are pull-pull cables from the rudder servos, or run a nylon tube in tube pushrod from the servo to the tiller arm on the nose wheel. It can...
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    Bob's big Bugatti

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    FYI - The last Bugatti crash was a radio failure...

    FYI - The last Bugatti crash was a radio failure after flying with the same radio set since 1996. The first wreck was a landing crash when a 1/4 scale Cub taxied out in front of it just as it was...
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    Bob from Sig here - I need to get signed up...

    Bob from Sig here - I need to get signed up please.
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    RE: Sig 4*20EP Build

    Just a tip on using chrome moneykote.  I did a DeBolt P-39 with that about 40 years ago because it looked so neat on the ground.  However, once in the air I figured out why the USAF quit camoflage...
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    RE: CL 1949 Puddle Jumper with AH Drone diesel

    Sig Mfg. Co. is now making updated kits for the Berkeley Mini-Zilch which is a perfect control line airoplane for these small diesels. Laser cutting and first rate wood with the original Berkeley...
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    RE: need plane for axi 2814/10

    Sig Four Star 20 EP - laser cut kit. Check out on www.sigmfg.com.
  16. Thread: Kits

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    RE: Kits

    Take a look at the Sig Four Star 20 EP, their DO-217 twin, and the whole Herr Engineering line from Sig is easily converted.
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    RE: Sigmfg.com

    We might update some parts of our kits as time allows. Right now we are working to get the manuals updated to match our improved ARF's that are under construction. We want to remain at the top of...
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    RE: Help with Sig 1/2A Skyray

    Many things ca affect the balance point of these airplanes and they are all variable. 95% of the paint you put on goes behind the CG so if you pile the paint on to make a slick finish it can make...
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    RE: Engines for Guillow's Stearman?

    Check out Carlson Engine Imports on the web.
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    RE: SIG Manufacturing Tour

    Mike Lee got called home to Oklahoma for a family emergncy before the fly in has and has not been able to return to Sig. This left us very short handed on during the fly in and we also had some...
  21. RE: Looking for a .40 Engine to convert to Diesel

    At one time both SuperTigre and Fox made what is called a laminar porting system where the intake port was where the ports are on a cross flow engine buy the top edge of the port had a shallow angle...
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    RE: SIG Manufacturing Tour

    Sig is staying in the kit and wood business, we are having some supply problems with some critical parts at the moment. Right now our last shipment of aluminum for landing gear is cracking during...
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    RE: No Compression

    If that engine had a cast iron piston, you may be able to get the piston to grow a couple of tenths by heat treating it. I used to do Super Tigre .15 pistons by heating them in the oven at 400...
  24. Thread: fuel tanks?

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    RE: fuel tanks?

    For glow fuel SHOE GOO, PFM from Hobby Lobby, or ZAP-A-DAP GOO work as an adhesive/sealant. For a removable saelant RTV silicone works ok.
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    RE: irvine 53 spare parts

    Sig also has a limited amount of spare parts remain for the UK made Irvine engines. Contact us to see if we have what you need.
    bobnelson@sigmfg.com
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