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02-18-2021, 11:56 AM
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Posted By misterv47

Scott, Thanks so much for your reply. I am...

Scott,

Thanks so much for your reply. I am going to pursue your suggestions, beginning with STARTING at full throttle to get the LSN out of the equation.

By that I mean I want to try to see if...
02-11-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,324
Posted By misterv47

I have tried them all and my favorite wood glue...

I have tried them all and my favorite wood glue for pattern plane building -by far - is Elmer's Glue-All.

That said, I also use one helluva lot of epoxy. I use Elmers any time I can to save...
02-03-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By misterv47

Here are a couple of photos of the engine in its...

Here are a couple of photos of the engine in its test stand setup:
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02-02-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By misterv47

Hi, The center line of the tank is slightly...

Hi,

The center line of the tank is slightly above the center line of the carburetor.
02-02-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By misterv47

Hi and thanks for the response. I am using...

Hi and thanks for the response.

I am using the recommended APC 10x6 on it.

It seems like it's hotter than normal, although I am very confused about the behavior and not sure about what I am...
02-02-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By misterv47

Jett Engine Trouble

Hi All,

My Sun Fli 4 build is nearing completion, now in the finishing stage. So time to start dealing with the engine for this thing.

The engine is a Jett 56LX, designed to scream at high...
01-15-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By misterv47

Thanks for this suggestion, it makes sense and...

Thanks for this suggestion, it makes sense and I'm going to try it this weekend!
01-14-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By misterv47

Glass Cloth on Control Surfaces Hinge Lines

Hi All,

I am building a 60-sized Sun Fli 4 from RCM plans and have reached the assembly and covering stage.

I am avoiding plastic film entirely for this airplane, it will be all .6 oz...
10-07-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,068
Posted By misterv47

Spring-Air vs. Robart

Hi David, thanks much for the reply.

I have Robart 510 series pneumatics in my Phoenix 7. I tried to get Spring-Airs back in the spring, but they (Spring-Air) would/could not ship the order even...
10-02-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,068
Posted By misterv47

Best 60-sized Retracts for Dirty Birdy 60

Hi All,

I am starting to get all the crap together for my winter project - a Dirty Birdy 60 short kit build.

It is going to have a Jett 75 for power, will be glassed and epoxy painted.

I am...
09-30-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,187
Posted By misterv47

Ooops that was supposed to read "Curare".. sorry...

Ooops that was supposed to read "Curare".. sorry for the typo.
09-30-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,187
Posted By misterv47

Engine Performance Info

Big_g,

Thanks so much for your reply. It is beyond helpful to know that my weight is in the same realm as your Tipo.

I agree with you that power, or lack thereof, may be the problem. Here at...
09-29-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,570
Posted By misterv47

Hi CXX, I really couldn't agree with you...

Hi CXX,

I really couldn't agree with you more. The Guppy pattern airplanes are so ugly that I don't want one in my house, no matter what. I never want to own one of those.

I realized this...
09-29-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,187
Posted By misterv47

Phoenix 7 - Too Heavy?

Hi,

I recently completed a build of a Horizon Hobby Phoenix 7. I live in Denver, CO at 5400 feet, so that's where most of my problems with this airplane originate.

It has Robart 510 series air...
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