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01-02-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,023
Posted By jollyroger

That looks like the original versions. Version...

That looks like the original versions. Version number two included electric power and had a large hatch on the bottom of the plane for a battery pack. The latest version uses a top hatch just aft of...
09-24-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,803
Posted By jollyroger

Built one from a Kit last year. Powered with a...

Built one from a Kit last year. Powered with a Cobra 4120/710KV motor and 4S pack. Made it a tail dragger, chopped the elevator in half, made the rudder longer so it reached the bottom of the fuse...
09-24-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,023
Posted By jollyroger

I can't believe nobody's answered this question. ...

I can't believe nobody's answered this question.
So here goes: Figure on using a 5S pack, no need to go 6S. A 41mm motor such as a Cobra 4120/18-540KV motor or 4130/12- 540 KV, the difference is...
09-12-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,461
Posted By jollyroger

I had one of those once and sold it to a couple...

I had one of those once and sold it to a couple kids. Now I would like to get my hands on another one.
I have a Zipp Kits JAE 21FE and a couple BBY Oval Masters but I would like to get another MRP...
09-12-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,081
Posted By jollyroger

Know the prop clearance available and choose the...

Know the prop clearance available and choose the correct motor with the proper KV for most efficient operation.
This is where buying a "one size fits all" such as the Eflight 46 may not be the best...
Forum: Kit Building
09-12-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,833
Views: 344,632
Posted By jollyroger

I'm finishing up my Senior and an LT-40(my third)...

I'm finishing up my Senior and an LT-40(my third) for floats. The Senior is a tail drager, bolt on wing, with LG and cowl from the ARF version with mods to cowl for turbo prop appearance. It also has...
09-12-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,864
Posted By jollyroger

You really want to know what's in our future: ...

You really want to know what's in our future:
More endless wars of aggression
Out of control spending
massive, unpayable debt
the collapse of America
A full on police state
The end of...
09-12-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,580
Posted By jollyroger

Good one. How about this one: there is no such...

Good one. How about this one: there is no such thing as a temporary government measure.
or: I'm from the government and I'm here to help you.
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 172,160
Posted By jollyroger

I built one and finished it in silver for a more...

I built one and finished it in silver for a more jet like appearance and it was the biggest mistake ever. After 60-70 yards it would almost disappear into the background like it had Romulan cloaking...
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 61,153
Posted By jollyroger

I built one this spring. Actually there was a...

I built one this spring. Actually there was a 4*60 fuse in the club house that needed a wing so I repaired the cracks in the fuse and bought a wing and tail feathers from Sig. I had no problems with...
08-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,864
Posted By jollyroger

You're quite right. We have no privacy. Whatever...

You're quite right. We have no privacy. Whatever website we go to, our cellphone calls, what we purchase, where we go are all noted and collected for later use.
If you have Alexa in your home, toss...
08-19-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,331
Posted By jollyroger

The DHS LOL! Another bureaucracy that needs to be...

The DHS LOL! Another bureaucracy that needs to be closed.
Stop wasting the taxpayers money.
08-19-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,781
Posted By jollyroger

What if the FAA showed up? Do you mean they...

What if the FAA showed up?
Do you mean they would actually pull themselves out of the $1000 office chair and actually travel somewhere to do a little research?
Not when they've got a luncheon...
08-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,256
Posted By jollyroger

I would start looking for a new flying field. ...

I would start looking for a new flying field.
For what it's worth our flying days may be numbered. Enjoy it while you still can.
Enjoy what freedom we have left while we still can.
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,983
Posted By jollyroger

How did the plane balance? Did you have to add...

How did the plane balance? Did you have to add any weight to the nose? Thinking of getting one sometime. Cobra motors are great motors for the money . I have bought a number of those along with...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,206
Posted By jollyroger

I don't remember what I did with that. I do...

I don't remember what I did with that. I do remember all the shaving and sanding to the leading edge and wingtips that covered the back lawn . LOL
I made the mistake of covering mine in brushed...
02-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,554
Posted By jollyroger

I'll add my registration number with the big...

I'll add my registration number with the big middle finger next to it.
Shut down the government.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By jollyroger

Sig 1/6 Cub on floats

I'm planning to start this kit soon and wonder if anyone else has done this. Power will be electric and I plan to get foam floats from Sea Plane Supply. Fiberglass Specialties has a Super Cub...
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By jollyroger

First of all if someone buys a set of plans it is...

First of all if someone buys a set of plans it is generally acknowledged that a copy will be made in order to cut shaped parts. It is not illegal to do so and as it stands I have never heard of...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-11-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,084
Posted By jollyroger

When I built my Kougar, I used 3M77 spray...

When I built my Kougar, I used 3M77 spray adhesive and it worked great. Has never separated and the wing came out light in weight, also very strong. The formula for 3M 77 has been changed ( Uncle's...
11-24-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,803
Posted By jollyroger

OH MY GOD! electric airplanes are a threat to our...

OH MY GOD! electric airplanes are a threat to our freedom! Somebody needs to do something and quick before electric flyers take away our freedom!
Electric powered airplanes are not new. People have...
11-24-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,751
Posted By jollyroger

I've had no problems with Advantage Hobby. ...

I've had no problems with Advantage Hobby.
What I read is that all online dealers who offer free shipping on orders over such and such but they also provide some sort of disclaimer to the fact that...
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,162
Posted By jollyroger

National Balsa offers Hostetler and Ziroli plans...

National Balsa offers Hostetler and Ziroli plans kits. Precision Cut Kits has been sold to another company out in Texas, I believe......Saw that one coming.
last April at the Toledo show National...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,307
Posted By jollyroger

Our club has the same problem. The same two or...

Our club has the same problem. The same two or three people do all the work and everybody else benefits. There will always be those who come up with a thousand excuses for not volunteering to help...
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,833
Views: 344,632
Posted By jollyroger

Hey, you know I've got those antique wheels you...

Hey, you know I've got those antique wheels you gave me, I could make a few changes and make it look more antique like.
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