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Forum: Seaplanes
06-08-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

My friend just finished a turbined powered Northstar. First flight was good, haven't flown it off the water yet. Here's the Link to Rc groups

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Forum: Seaplanes
06-08-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Here's a short test run video of my Northstar with the tank mounted in the wing on c.g using the Y.S 45 for power

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IOlPk7l25U
Forum: Seaplanes
02-05-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

Forum: Seaplanes
02-04-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

After starting this project two years ago, I finally got around to finishing it last night ans looking forward to the first flight.
Forum: Seaplanes
09-12-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

On page 5 and 6 are pictures of my northstar framed up . Iam using a Y.S 45 for power. the fuel tank is mouted on c.g and I used heavy wall plastic tubing to transfer the fuel from the tank to the...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-05-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Mines been on the back burner now for a few months, been to busy with the remodel of are new house and have been working in Reno for the last month. Hoping to get back on it in a few weeks. Good to...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-11-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Got a little more work done tonight. Built a sliding tray for the servo like predmech setup. Cut out the hatch to access the fuel lines. Had to put filler around the hatch to fill in the balsa that...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-10-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Almost have the cowl done, just have to wait for the filler the dry so I can finish sanding. All that's left is building the tray for the throttle and elevator, mount the servos, glass the bottom and...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-07-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

I had a hard time with the canopy too. Still not 100% happy with the way it turned out
Forum: Seaplanes
01-06-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

The only problem with that is that my fuel tank is in the wing on cg and there are two hard lines sticking up in the rudder inside the nascle
Forum: Seaplanes
01-06-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Slick setup, I might just do that instead of making hatches on bolth sides. I will still need a hatch up front to get to the fuel lines
Forum: Seaplanes
01-05-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Finished the rudder tonight, what a pain in the butt that thing is to build. Debating on tapering the ailerons like on the plans or leaving them full size.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-04-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

After taking some time off from the holidays and being sick I got back to working on the north star. Just have to make the servo hatches in the nascle, build the rudder and get some new alieron...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-22-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

2 hours north of sac, just south of Shasta lake
Forum: Seaplanes
12-19-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

The ys has a pump built into it already
Forum: Seaplanes
12-18-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

After four nights I have it all framed up, just have to take the engine out of my race plane to finish the pod. Went ahead and put the tank on c.g. Couple more nights and it will be ready for...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-10-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,351
Posted By idigrc2

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Just started building my north star, only mods I'm going to do is the throttle servo behind the engine and mount the fuel tank down in the wing on C.G. Using a Y.S 45 for power. We did a similar...
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