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Forum: ARF or RTF
02-19-2004, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By bearmech

RE: H9 AT-6 Texan Engine Mounting

If you turn your mount 90 degrees the muffler will exit out the bottom and not be as noticable. I installed a magnum .91 on a T-6 this way last year and it only needed a hole the size of the rocker...
02-11-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By bearmech

RE: JR 662

Thanks Danny, whats the "normal charge" for this type of check out?
02-10-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By bearmech

JR 662

Danny, my son just bought a 662 and this past weekend we installed it in his Avistar and set it up with no problems. He made the first flight with no problems. About 20 mins later I made the secong...
Forum: Beginners
02-06-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By bearmech

RE: pt40 to a taildragger?

I used a Sullivan MLG and added a block under the aft end of the tank compartment, removed the nose gear, installed a larger rudder. the CG did not change. It flew great.
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By bearmech

RE: pt40 to a taildragger?

Bingo!! I put the mlg at the leading edge of the wing on mine. I used a sullivan .40 sived tail wheel and added .5" to the rudder. It flew better than the stock set up. It make a great tail dragger...
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By bearmech

RE: Great Planes PT 40

After I learned to fly I converted mine to a tail dragger! Great Fun!!:D
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2004, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By bearmech

RE: PT-60 Finished

Great, I'll try to make it out and bring my Tiger Moth.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-04-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By bearmech

RE: ARF Building Prices

I usually get a kit, arf or engine around the same price as the arf to be assembled. Glue, new hardware and the like are extra at cost and I keep any leftovers.
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2004, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By bearmech

RE: PT-60 Finished

Carrell, Congrats!! When's the maiden, I'd like to see it. Do you have Pix on the club web site?
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-03-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,183
Posted By bearmech

RE: Spring is coming

It sounds like he needs to "be hungry for a while. A few wrinkles in your belly helps a person get thier priorities straight. The main point from my post above is that a couple MUST work togeather...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By bearmech

RE: Avistar Question

The avistar my son bought last summer did not use the straps, the wing was joined in the conventional way, with epoxy, hasn't faild yet.
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2004, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By bearmech

RE: Help the new guy...

I found with my sons Avistar the the vertical stab could use a little more support, or maybe pin it with tooth picks. His broke on the first off field landing. Other than that his has been a tank,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-03-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,183
Posted By bearmech

RE: Spring is coming

If it were not for my supporting wife I would never be in this hobby. However I never make a major purchase without first discussing the budget requirments first. She never complains when I want a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-03-2004, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By bearmech

RE: were to find info on G.P. TigerMoth

I had to add about 3oz of weight to the nos of mine with the Magnium .91 it is a good flyer tho.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-02-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By bearmech

RE: GP Tiger Moth and Spins.

hayman, thats what mine is. the plane is a real joy to fly after it is setup correctly. It is slow and some what sluggish yet it will take off in about 20-30 feet and lands at a walk. It needs lots...
02-02-2004, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By bearmech

RE: Um, kinda funny. plane retreival help please

Did you ever watch a wire dragger repair the old field phone wire? The way those guys hit a pole at ft gordan GA or in the delta is amazing. most of the glory went to the grunts or the tank guys,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2004, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By bearmech

RE: OS "F" Plug

Thunderbolt plugs are working great for me in 2 and 4 strokes.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By bearmech

RE: Good Old R/C Tradition !

At our field we "fly" each others planes alot, not take off and land, but fly the sticks for a few min. it happens all the time, how ever you have to know the other pilot. I flew a Pheaton, magic and...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By bearmech

RE: four star 40

Build it to the planes and you can't go wrong. My son has a four srat .40 on the bench now and I,m impressed with the kit!
02-01-2004, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By bearmech

RE: Clear coat

Thanks,

I plan on using thinned latex for the top coat and seal with the poly. I will do some test panels and see. The big think is the fuel proof qualities of the poly in the rattle can.
02-01-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By bearmech

RE: Um, kinda funny. plane retreival help please

Military base? If it's Army or Jar Heads call the como section of any unit there, thay have guys that climb poles and trees all the time.
02-01-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By bearmech

Clear coat

Has any one tried Minwax Plolyurethane in a rattle can as a clear coat over other finishes to fuel proof thier plane? I used it on my field box last year with no detectable problems.
Forum: Beginners
02-01-2004, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By bearmech

RE: Great Planes PT 40

I had my second start on a PT- 40, use the rubber band option and the sport wing. And contriary to what anyone says it will fly inverted just fine if you hold lots of elevator to hold it in level...
Forum: Beginners
02-01-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By bearmech

RE: Lets talk about SAFETY

Don't be any where around the field when I do a maiden flight, seek cover, hide anywhere you can !!:D:D
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By bearmech

RE: Tried Something new today

Man that's one good looking plane. I had planed to try some spins with my Tiger Moth yesterday, but at about 40 to 50 feet alt the plane vanished! Talk about a thill! I flew the moth twice an my...
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