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Forum: Seaplanes
04-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

you won't be able to prop hang, because you will not get anything bigger than 11 inch on there (with a bit chopped out of the wing for clearance)
Forum: Seaplanes
09-12-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

I flew mine from the ocean yesterday.
the tide started to go out during the day, leaving wet mud, she flew off this surface really well too.
Forum: Seaplanes
09-06-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

while you are at it, put your on /off switch in there.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

I use to have one NS without the strakes. I could not tell the difference between two.
When I was designing NS I had two reason to add these strakes.
The first one was to reduce the chance of...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-22-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

the pipe and a good dose of nitro will help a lot, strange plane to fly untill you get used to it, must be making reasonable power, as you got off the grass, good luck.
Forum: Seaplanes
03-31-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

chadavilla

how much nose weight did you need ? what is the finnish ?
Forum: Seaplanes
03-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

step hight can be minimal, but having a sharp edge is critical , same goes for the hull sides
Forum: Seaplanes
03-28-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

This is interesting ". I couldn't part with the funds for Gorilla or other high end fillet material. "
gorilla grip is one of the cheapest adhesives availible here !

Cougar

why do you...
Forum: Seaplanes
02-28-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

looks good, be sure to keep the wing hard against your board throughout the construction process.
Is that gorilla grip on the fuse ? good stuff
Forum: Seaplanes
02-23-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

I am sure that they do hook up on grass, but it always got away well, before a little extra weight was added.
Unfortunatley we rarley see snow.
Forum: Seaplanes
02-22-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Wow 9 lbs !!! should be interesting, Mine was built reasonably light and is powered with a 1.8 hp 50sx, this flew it well off the grass with no gear, I added about 7 oz after a repair and it now...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-01-2009, 07:30 PM
Forum: Seaplanes
06-28-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

unless you fly from concrete or tarseal, throw the wheels out.
This plane is so versatile without them, I have even taken off from a shingle riverbed, 10 inch deep grass is a breeze, leave the...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-24-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

any one is having problems steering on the water just use your ailerons in the same direction as the rudder.
I quite often skate my n star over the ground, so did not want a water rudder hanging...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-22-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

The best way to smash it up is try to " come in slow and high alpha to land" I made this mistake on my maiden and just got away with it,she bounced up and started to decend tail first, leveling at...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-22-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

I have had a dozen or so flights with this bird and absolutley love it !
Forum: Seaplanes
05-17-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,352
Posted By cavandish

RE: Northstar mods - Tell me what you think

Here's my newly completed northstar, prior to maiden.
os 50 sx for power, 11/5 apc. she runs real sweet off the grass, who needs wheels ?
i do have quite a bit of elevator throw, which gives plenty...
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