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Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,515
Posted By K. Taylor

Hey JA6001 My Ryan STA is almost done....

Hey JA6001

My Ryan STA is almost done. Working on the wheel pants, but won’t use since we fly on grass. Next is finishing up a Liberty Sport, but need to come up with a color scheme.


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Forum: Kit Building
09-26-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,515
Posted By K. Taylor

A bunch of people in our club had them We used...

A bunch of people in our club had them We used the same engine and raced them. Pretty fun and cheap!
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,515
Posted By K. Taylor

i don’t have pics that I’ve taken. It’s about 3/4...

i don’t have pics that I’ve taken. It’s about 3/4 built and in the process of sanding etc. I’ll send a when the sanding is more complete
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,515
Posted By K. Taylor

Please put me in the Sig Brotherhood

Hi

Big fan of Sig planes. My 1st was a Sig Colt in 1980.

’Currently building a Ryan STA and a Liberty Sport

‘Other Sigs I have or have had are:

Kavalier
Kiwi
09-24-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

RJ.. My forum..? I am glad I started a forum where you and HJ can poke fun at each other. By the way HJ, even though it has been 10 years since I brought the boat out, I still finished mine ina...
09-20-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

I hear everyone, that glassing the whole boat would add weight, which it definitely did. My only reason for glassing is that what the directions called for. I don't know why Dumas would recommend it,...
09-17-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

I amreally looking forward to seeing what this boat can do....and hopefully float....

It took a lot of time, but believe it or not, once the plywood etc were down, I fiberglassed the whole boat. I...
09-17-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

Well I took my boat down to the Hobby Shop today to see if I could find the right parts. Interesting enough, there happened to be a boat expert that worked there and is part of the local club. So he...
09-17-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

So I took off the radio box and measured where the brass tube exited the hull and it is almost exaclty 1/2 way between the engine coupler and strut coupler and almost perfectly straight with just a...
09-17-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

Thanks everyone and especially HJ for the pictures, those really gave me a better perspective of what I need to accomplish. I checked the distance between the engine coupler and the coupler on the...
09-16-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

From what I remember this was a square headed flex drive that went into the engine couple and then was secured with 2 collets. It always seemed weird to me that the 2 connectors were not both...
09-16-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

Wow! Thanks everyone. Will have to read all the posts about a dozen more times to completely understand, but I think I have a pretty good idea. The one thing about first time boat builders is that...
09-16-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

RE: Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

Thanks for getting back to me.

Yes it was a flexdrive and I did grease it before starting. I cannot remember if I left any excess length / play in the drive. Cable was fraying right in front of...
09-16-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By K. Taylor

Need Help! Dumas 1/8 Atlas Van Lines... 10 years in the making

For anyone that can help me on this, I would sure appreciate it.

About 10 years ago, I finished putting together a Dumas Atlas Van Lines Hydro Kit. I built it in the Miss Budweiser theme. It has...
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