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Forum: Kit Building
07-22-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,827
Posted By fix-n-fly

Wow - old thread. The worst kit I ever assembled...

Wow - old thread. The worst kit I ever assembled was a Top Flite Nobler in the blue box. Much of the wood was bad (tapered when it shouldn't have been) right out of the box. I've had one other Top...
Forum: Kit Building
08-02-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,857
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi Thailazer - thanks - I am having the same...

Hi Thailazer - thanks - I am having the same issue with getting PMs to you as well. Agreed to your plan. Let me know if you get my response. If I don't receive a PM from you by Friday, will...
Forum: Kit Building
07-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,857
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi thailazer - when you say "if the Scout is...

Hi thailazer - when you say "if the Scout is still in kit form, I would be interested in it if you would make it available." Are you talking about plans? I only have one kit but could possibly...
Forum: Kit Building
07-27-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,857
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi thailazer - yes I have unrolled them - but...

Hi thailazer - yes I have unrolled them - but only drawings. I also have the scout which has instructions printed at the top of the plans - this one doesn't have that. I can figure out the assembly...
Forum: Kit Building
07-23-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,857
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hello - I realize this is an old thread, but I...

Hello - I realize this is an old thread, but I just bought a Craft-Air Cowboy that didn't have an instruction manual. I might be able to figure it out, but would appreciate it if anyone has a copy I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-03-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,617
Posted By fix-n-fly

I've built two GP kits: PT-40 - great build,...

I've built two GP kits:
PT-40 - great build, not the easiest trainer.
SlowPoke 40 - challenging build, okay flier. Thought it would be good as a first low wing but the short coupled nature of the...
Forum: Control Lines
02-03-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 40,849
Posted By fix-n-fly

Christmas 1969, I was 12 and received a Cox PT-19...

Christmas 1969, I was 12 and received a Cox PT-19 trainer after years of begging. No one to help - took it to a church parking lot and tried to fly alone without a stooge (didn't know what one was...
Forum: Control Lines
02-26-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,879
Posted By fix-n-fly

Take a look at this -...

Take a look at this - http://brodak.com/1-8-landing-gear.html or maybe this - http://brodak.com/stuka-stunt-landing-gear.html. This works for several control line planes about the same size as the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-02-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,431
Posted By fix-n-fly

The scenario you mentioned has already happened -...

The scenario you mentioned has already happened - multi rotor flying over someone's yard and the person took out the multi rotor. It went to court and the person who took out the multi rotor had to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 94,345
Posted By fix-n-fly

I've got kits to build but having a job takes...

I've got kits to build but having a job takes most all of my time. Last time I built something was about 7 years ago before I got my current job. Went to ARF's so I could have something to fly...
08-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By fix-n-fly

JK Aerotech T52 Glow to Electric Conversion Questions

Hello,

I am thinking about converting a JK Aerotech T-52 trainer from glow to electric. http://www.jkaerotech.com/product_details.em?product_id=1414443. I am a novice flyer but not that good...
Forum: Kit Building
05-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By fix-n-fly

I had one with an OS FP-25 for several years. It...

I had one with an OS FP-25 for several years. It does fine with that motor and will fly the plane, although if 3D or intense aerobatics is what you are looking for, then you probably should go...
Forum: Control Lines
03-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,533
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi Rubbernecker - really nice Buster. I've...

Hi Rubbernecker - really nice Buster. I've wanted one of those kits for a long time. I may have to break down and order one from Brodak after seeing yours. :) I used to do silk and dope, but don't...
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 216,973
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi Smashmaster - look at the Sig website...

Hi Smashmaster - look at the Sig website http://www.sigmfg.com/ , click on "Display Discontinued Sale" in red on the left hand side of the page. Once there, click on "Aircraft - R/C Kits" and you...
Forum: Kit Building
03-01-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 216,973
Posted By fix-n-fly

I am really sorry to see the discontinuation of...

I am really sorry to see the discontinuation of the following Sig Kits:

King Kobra (RC)
Mid-star (RC)
Super Chipmunk (Control Line)
Skyray 35

I realize if kits aren't selling that they can't...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 216,973
Posted By fix-n-fly

Four-Star 112

Four-Star 112
Forum: Kit Building
01-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 216,973
Posted By fix-n-fly

Please add me to the list - I have 1 Sig ARF that...

Please add me to the list - I have 1 Sig ARF that is my main plane (Senior Kadet) and 6 kits to build...
Forum: Control Lines
12-17-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,920
Posted By fix-n-fly

Thanks Bob - I went to the website and looked at...

Thanks Bob - I went to the website and looked at the electric clown. Thanks for the detail you provided - it was difficult to tell exactly what had been done.
Forum: Control Lines
12-16-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,920
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi Bob - thanks for the reply and information. ...

Hi Bob - thanks for the reply and information. Brodak has the setup on sale for $115.00 so I may try it. Did you go all the way through the leading edge to cut a hole for the battery? Your photo...
Forum: Control Lines
12-13-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,533
Posted By fix-n-fly

Hi Gene6029. Really nice job on the shoestring. ...

Hi Gene6029. Really nice job on the shoestring. I have the shoestring from Goldberg, but it doesn't look anywhere near this nice!
Forum: Control Lines
12-13-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,920
Posted By fix-n-fly

You got my attention. I have a Goldberg...

You got my attention. I have a Goldberg Shoestring stunter that has a OS FP 25. I'd like to convert it over to electric. Would the Brodak setup work and how hard would it be to convert?
Forum: Kit Building
08-15-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,371
Posted By fix-n-fly

How about a Sig Astro Hog...

How about a Sig Astro Hog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xvk3RsHe_c? Or maybe a Sig Senior Kadet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HixQ1fLYgQs ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By fix-n-fly

RE: Anyone Using Tactic ttx650 with Glow Engine Planes?

All - thanks for the replies. The main thing I was concerned with was if this radio was just for ultra micros and park fliers. I think I see one in my immediate future.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By fix-n-fly

Anyone Using Tactic ttx650 with Glow Engine Planes?

I'd be interested to know if anyone has experience with using the Tactic ttx650 with glow powered planes (.40 to .60 size). I've searched on the web, but no one that I have found has said outright...
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,591
Posted By fix-n-fly

RE: Sig King Kobra build

Here is a great King Kobra build that includes retract installation if you decide to install them http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_6496478/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm.
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