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Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

I'm not too familiar with the Kobra, but have...

I'm not too familiar with the Kobra, but have converted a couple other glow planes to electric. One concern I would have is that you will need to stuff a 3000 mAh or larger battery near the nose to...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

Personally, I would use a 4 stroke in the .60 to...

Personally, I would use a 4 stroke in the .60 to .90 range.
Forum: Kit Building
07-05-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Kurt, is this a Senior, Junior, or other Kadet?...

Kurt, is this a Senior, Junior, or other Kadet? I'm guessing the original RC-31 since you mention cowl and wingtips. You'll have fun with that build.
Forum: Kit Building
05-13-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Only a few ounces of muck, shouldn't change...

Only a few ounces of muck, shouldn't change flight characteristics too much. :eek:
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

I think your extra effort has paid off.

I think your extra effort has paid off.
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Skyrat, just curious what covering you used on...

Skyrat, just curious what covering you used on your spiffy plane. It has a nice satin look. Is it paint on fabric, Solartex,?
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

Well, that seems like good news, that they aren't...

Well, that seems like good news, that they aren't caving into the foamy business, and we will continue to have balsa dust in our homes. Thanks for the update.
Forum: Kit Building
03-09-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

Oh hey! It's looking like a Cub. Good job.

Oh hey! It's looking like a Cub. Good job.
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Flight Risk

I just measured what I have, and it's actually...

I just measured what I have, and it's actually about 7/8". I think anything up to about 2" is Ok. It's a personal preference, and what you have available....
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

I'm curious why you need that specific mount. So...

I'm curious why you need that specific mount. So the original mounting holes line up on the firewall?
Not sure , but:
https://www.psyndior.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=602384...
Forum: Kit Building
11-17-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

I was just looking back, and haven't seen that...

I was just looking back, and haven't seen that Andy has been added to our prestigious brotherhood. Is Skylark Flyer about?
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

I'm impressed. You even got the windows in. Now...

I'm impressed. You even got the windows in. Now go buy a large bag of rubbers. They are the cheapest insurance you'll find.
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

I think you may want the extra thickness, or else...

I think you may want the extra thickness, or else they'll look a little spindly. And it'll give a bit more meat to attach your bracing.
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

RcPilot, are you planning tricycle or tail...

RcPilot, are you planning tricycle or tail dragger? I would be more inclined to have flaps on tail dragger so you can play STOL pilot. If you are thinking it may be up to 15 lbs. make sure the wing...
Forum: Kit Building
11-04-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Looks like you have a good start on this, and...

Looks like you have a good start on this, and know what you are doing. Keep us informed. :D
Forum: Kit Building
11-04-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

A couple years ago I thought about doing this,...

A couple years ago I thought about doing this, and had some plans scaled to 125%. I have a 1.20 OS FS I think would be good in it. Like most things, it got put on hold.
If you do this please keep us...
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

I always find it amusing when sellers have no...

I always find it amusing when sellers have no clue the value of what they have. You can buy this new for $115 directly from Sig. or with built in "patina" for $125, and not cheap shipping....
Forum: Beginners
09-18-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,310
Posted By Flight Risk

I have a little UMX Waco with AS3X which weighs...

I have a little UMX Waco with AS3X which weighs only a few ounces and flies in wind which some of my 60-80" ws planes can't. It's truly amazing to me. Without stabilization these little light planes...
Forum: Kit Building
09-15-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 96,236
Posted By Flight Risk

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/225x225/excellent_28a8f90f9b6210e02319234c6a35f2e30e3e2de0.jpg
Forum: Kit Building
08-06-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Or explodes?! Never heard that about MDS...

Or explodes?!
Never heard that about MDS engines.
Forum: Kit Building
07-06-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

It's difficult for me to visualize how bubbles...

It's difficult for me to visualize how bubbles could backup from the carb, but if there are actually bubbles coming from the carb, it could mean there is a backflow of air, possibly from the intake...
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Well, if you are using it for training and not...

Well, if you are using it for training and not burning up the sky, the 11x5 may be a good prop. It would probably allow for a slightly slower landing with the bigger prop disk.
How is your training...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

Outrider6, good luck with your new build, and...

Outrider6, good luck with your new build, and welcome to the Brotherhood. Yes, the hobby has drastically changed. There are times when I go to our field and there are a dozen pilots and no glow, or...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 306,095
Posted By Flight Risk

Good post Vinny. I'm always amazed with guys who...

Good post Vinny. I'm always amazed with guys who can keep planes flying for years. I have some old ones, but none that fly every few weeks, or months. So, your plane had a 7 mile flight? That's quite...
Forum: Kit Building
05-24-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 263,423
Posted By Flight Risk

I just noticed that there has been no activity in...

I just noticed that there has been no activity in the 168" thread since 2017. Time flies. ;)
BTW Steelie, you belong to some interesting brotherhoods, but I can't find them on RCU.
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