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  1. Good point Jester, I think the acid jugs we have...

    Good point Jester, I think the acid jugs we have will be fine as they seem to be the same type of plastic as nail polish remover. I can always test the container with a small amount and see what...
  2. Thread: Wind

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    I like my Ultrasport for windy conditions. It is...

    I like my Ultrasport for windy conditions. It is easier to land with some wind actually. I built flaps into mine and find I use the flaps on non windy days so it does not land long all the time. ...
  3. Does anyone know what would be a good plug for...

    Does anyone know what would be a good plug for the MDS? I have an OS#8 in it right now. I am using a fuel filling kit now in my fuel jug that I picked up from my LHS and will pick up a few more...
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    I am happy to report that I got another flight it...

    I am happy to report that I got another flight it on the CAT. I am still having trouble with the motor and will have to try it on 5% nitro. I was only able to get the MDS to stay running if I kept...
  5. Hi John, some of those metal fuel cans.:p

    Hi John,

    some of those metal fuel cans.:p
  6. That is a great way to do it John, that way I can...

    That is a great way to do it John, that way I can tote both my usual 10 or 15% in one tin and some 0 to 5% in another tin for the MDS and it will take up the same physical space in my flight box, but...
  7. Thank you for all of your helpfull suggestions. ...

    Thank you for all of your helpfull suggestions.

    I am back from the lake and put 3 fresh glowplugs in the engines (OS 46FX, MDS48 and a RJL60) I removed the tank from the MDS powered...
  8. Hi Drac, I have never had trouble with my...

    Hi Drac, I have never had trouble with my engines either until taking up the hobbie again recently. because I am having problems with all three of the engines I am running right now it makes me...
  9. Thanks for all the replies guys, it is going to...

    Thanks for all the replies guys, it is going to take some time to digest all this info. Good thing I am heading for the lake for a couple of weeks when I get off work in the morning:cool: Too bad I...
  10. Hi Grey Beard, I started out my flying...

    Hi Grey Beard,

    I started out my flying career using "Marvel's Mystery oil" but found it hard to start my engines after. I switched to using WD40 which the engine would idle on so I figured I...
  11. Hi John, I used to use the WD40 as an afterrun...

    Hi John, I used to use the WD40 as an afterrun oil. Yes I find it humerous saving old glow plugs. It may well be that all 3 plugs decided to croak at the same time, I too like the one cell...
  12. I got the glow plug blues, or am I just a fool for my fuel

    Hello All,

    I have been having trouble with my glow engines and it seems to be related to my glow plugs, but I am not sure why they are going bad. I had nothing but trouble getting my...
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    Or maybe I can trade you one of my home made...

    Or maybe I can trade you one of my home made window sized heat recovery ventilators for one of your starter setups seeing as you like to barter:rolleyes:

    Calvi
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    I admire your engenuity John, 15 years ago I was...

    I admire your engenuity John, 15 years ago I was using a blower motor from a 1966 Chevelle. It had a door bell switch to turn it on and a bunch of different pipe fittings to get it to the right size...
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    Sometimes it is good to have an underpowered...

    Sometimes it is good to have an underpowered starter, if your engine is flooded you could bend a con rod(or so I have read) If it will spin the motor over with the engine backed away from top dead...
  16. Here is a pic of the leading edge sanding jig I...

    Here is a pic of the leading edge sanding jig I use Jeff, it came in a Carl Goldberg Freedom 20 kit if memory serves. Like Tony says make reference lines and a centre line, that way you can tell if...
  17. Hi Jeff, I like to hinge my ailerons first...

    Hi Jeff, I like to hinge my ailerons first before beveling/rounding the leading edge. I use either a sanding jig that came in a kit(I will post pic when I get home) or a piece of 3/8 pipe I cut in...
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    You might want to pick up some ERNST thrust...

    You might want to pick up some ERNST thrust plates then Lonestar.

    Calvi
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    yes, the plywood motor mount is angled to the...

    yes, the plywood motor mount is angled to the right a few degrees.
    2008404

    Calvi
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    Maiden flight short but sweet:cool: I was...

    Maiden flight short but sweet:cool: I was suffering with bad fuel and we tried and tried to set the engine up not knowing it was sour fuel. I managed to get it airbourne, climb maybe 40 feet, then...
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    Nice Job ALO 111! What did you use for the...

    Nice Job ALO 111! What did you use for the canopy?

    Calvi
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    Nice looking work Brian, those are some intricate...

    Nice looking work Brian, those are some intricate pieces!

    Calvi
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    Wow, that is one sweet looking plane Fredo :cool:

    Wow, that is one sweet looking plane Fredo :cool:
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    Thanks Roy R I will try that next time, I was...

    Thanks Roy R I will try that next time, I was using a needle to run a bead along the edge and it was probably too much.Calvi
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    Looking good avistarpilot, and I cannot stand...

    Looking good avistarpilot, and I cannot stand tricycle gear(especially off grass), taildragger all the way for me. Even a castering tail wheel will work, but taxiing to and from the runway is...
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