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03-12-2021, 12:34 PM
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Posted By acemcduck

Thumbs up Wow.....................very nice.

Wow.....................very nice.
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,714
Posted By acemcduck

I'm in. I've had one of these in the kit stash...

I'm in. I've had one of these in the kit stash for a long time.


Dave
07-05-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By acemcduck

Yeah that's my 8 year old grandson giving the...

Yeah that's my 8 year old grandson giving the video camera a try.....quite a trooper in the cold wind.
07-05-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By acemcduck

I'll give it a shot. Here's a landing sequence...

I'll give it a shot.
Here's a landing sequence that shows about half of my "local" field (just out the back door before you get to cowville). Jan 1 of this year, maiden flight of Killer Vee.
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01-01-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

1/1/2014 started cutting missing parts, 1/1/2016...

1/1/2014 started cutting missing parts, 1/1/2016 first flight!!!! KV flew great! Mid 30's with 9mph crosswind, no sweat. Took it pretty easy and simple on the first flight but very pleased. The...
12-31-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

No go today. Weather has got worse as the day...

No go today. Weather has got worse as the day went on instead of the expected clearing. Charged up and hoping for tomorrow.
12-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

Just made a quick run on the engine, things look...

Just made a quick run on the engine, things look go for maiden tomorrow. Engine tuned in easily on its first run and posted around 14,800 on 15% still +rich. Should be a camera operator around so...
11-28-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

No idea on the engine vintage. Its appears to...

No idea on the engine vintage. Its appears to have been ran very little if at all.
I really appreciate all the suggestions on props. By the looks of the weather forecast I've got some time to...
11-27-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

Yeah the prop is one I had handy at the moment...

Yeah the prop is one I had handy at the moment for a trial fit, I think its a 7-3 or 7-4. What's a good nitro content for the .10? I've been using FAI and 5% fuel in my large glow for so long I...
11-27-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

Yes the wood selection was great and the parts...

Yes the wood selection was great and the parts that were there were awesome. Definitely a quality kit.
I went back and forth a few times on the idea of rudder function. Finally came to the...
11-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By acemcduck

Killer Vee by deadline

Trying to finish up this vee tail and thought I'd post a pic and see if anyone had experience/advise about flying characteristics. I've got an O.S. 10 in the nose and am going to go with no landing...
Forum: Kit Building
05-18-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By acemcduck

Sorry t&g, no luck on the Citabria manual. I did...

Sorry t&g, no luck on the Citabria manual. I did realize while looking that mine wouldn't be accurate. They redesigned the kit a few years back and I built mine 15yrs ago. If I do run across it...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By acemcduck

t&g I'll look for my manual this weekend, if it...

t&g I'll look for my manual this weekend, if it turns up I'll get you a copy. Don't be discouraged about BUSA, absolute great flying airplanes. I'm very partial to the Citabria. It always makes me...
Forum: Kit Building
05-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By acemcduck

I agree Larry, there's no way I could ever see...

I agree Larry, there's no way I could ever see that prop blank being finished out. It's pretty awe inspiring to think guys actually were that dedicated to seeing such a bird fly. I think I'm going...
Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By acemcduck

Vintage kit inventory

While going thru a Megow Quaker Flash to see what was there I came across what appears to be provided prop blank. Its stamped with a small diamond shape box and has some wording but without a...
03-25-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,585
Posted By acemcduck

NICE! Can you post some pics?

NICE! Can you post some pics?
Forum: Kit Building
12-25-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By acemcduck

The plans call for a wire to run vertically...

The plans call for a wire to run vertically behind the engine and use rubber bands to capture the tank. I didn't care for that so I'm using a velcro strap.
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Forum: Kit Building
10-28-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By acemcduck

Hey Ron, Sent you a pm on the building...

Hey Ron,
Sent you a pm on the building instructions.

Dave
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-07-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By acemcduck

Didn't really pay close attention to fuel...

Didn't really pay close attention to fuel consumption on this flight. Since it was a first hop I only flew 5-6 minutes. Of course my normal flights are seldom longer than 10 minutes so a 14oz tank...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By acemcduck

Hey Michael, I'm not familiar with the Dymond but...

Hey Michael, I'm not familiar with the Dymond but I just maiden my 78 inch Tiger Moth (Green Model/Pacific Aero) yesterday. I used an Enya 120 four stroke. Mine was a rebuild from someone else...
Forum: Kit Building
09-05-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By acemcduck

Hey Oscar, hope you got your Ricochet going. ...

Hey Oscar, hope you got your Ricochet going. Started mine on Jan 1st and got her in the air last month. :cool:http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1916993

Dave
05-02-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,989
Posted By acemcduck

RE: ESM 73

iroc, would you care to elaborate on what you dislike? I'm also considering the cmp 109 vs some of the esm line and haven't read anything very negative about it. I've got a saito 180 and it seems...
01-04-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,755
Posted By acemcduck

RE: Pogo plans

Count me in for a set too. I saw him fly one several years ago and it definitely leaves an impression. I'd love to have a set.


Dave
12-14-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,475
Posted By acemcduck

RE: Northeast Aerodynamics Twin Air .45 Short Kits

John, just wanted to say thanks again. I received my TA today and it is sweet!

As much as I want to dive into it first, I think the Zeph-air bipe that's been patiently waiting is next on the...
12-06-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,475
Posted By acemcduck

RE: Northeast Aerodynamics Twin Air .45 Short Kits

Yes sir, PDF will be fine.

Thanks
Dave
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