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Forum: Kit Building
09-19-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Rich, thanks for your help. Gas engines must not...

Rich, thanks for your help. Gas engines must not drink the fuel like a nitro engine. In my small planes if the manufacturer recommended a 6 oz tank I always put in a 8 oz. That extra 2 oz would give...
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I forgot to ask in my last post. What size tygon...

I forgot to ask in my last post. What size tygon fuel tubing do you use.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I know there are many of you that have built and...

I know there are many of you that have built and flown the BUSA 1/4 scale cub. My question is about fuel tanks. I'm planning on using a RCGF 26cc engine. I'm guessing I need about a 16-18 oz tank to...
Forum: Sport Flying
06-19-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 96,988
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have no experience with the hangar 9 ultra...

I have no experience with the hangar 9 ultra stick but I have built plenty of Jensen and Midwest Stiks. I really like to build and dont care for ARFs. The Jensen 60 size ugly stik fly weight was 6lbs...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Okey, when you look at the Kadet just know there...

Okey, when you look at the Kadet just know there is two kits. There's the Kadet MKII and the Kadet LT. If you want to learn to build I'd recommend the Kadet MKII. The LT kit is an easier kit to build...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Okay, generally most kits are started by building...

Okay, generally most kits are started by building the fuselage first, then the wings and end with the tail. A kit can be built in any order you want as long as you get all the right parts in the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I just downloaded the plans you mentioned and...

I just downloaded the plans you mentioned and looked them over. What's your questions and I'll see if I can help.
Forum: Kit Building
12-15-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,919
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Hi Mike, I'm good on the plans now but thank...

Hi Mike,
I'm good on the plans now but thank you for the offer. Do you have a Kinko's in Canada? They can copy and print the plans for you. If you ask then I think they can save them as a pdf as...
Forum: Kit Building
10-24-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I contacted Horizon first and was told they no...

I contacted Horizon first and was told they no longer reprinted discontinued plans. Since Horizon took over there has been a lot of changes and not for the good if your a builder. I guess all good...
Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Big Stikflyer

GP Old Timer 40 plans

I just purchased a Old Timer 40 kit off eBay but unfortunately the plans are missing. Does anyone have a set of plans I could purchase or even a pdf of the plans that I could get and go print my own?...
Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 311,051
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I currently have a Sig Kadet Jr I fly on a...

I currently have a Sig Kadet Jr I fly on a regular basis. It's a typical Sig kit so there are no surprises there. I fly mine with a OS Max 25 up front. It's a well used engine but it still flies the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have about 6 unbuilt waiting. I have a Phaeton...

I have about 6 unbuilt waiting. I have a Phaeton II, 2 Phaeton 90, a 1/4 Cub, a 1/3 Der Jager, a Super Stick 60, and a Stick 40 Plus. I also have a Stick 40 plus, and a Super Stick 60 almost...
Forum: Kit Building
09-21-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,488
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Looks good. You find out fast just how big this...

Looks good. You find out fast just how big this plane really is when you have to sand it down.
I was looking at your other pictures and I see you fly off grass. What size wheels are you using? I set...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did...

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did you put in the Phaeton 90? I have a 90 and a 120 4 stroke I can use, just not sure which one I want to use.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,488
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Sounds good, enjoy your build.

Sounds good, enjoy your build.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,488
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM, What are you using to glue the wing...

HAL9KPCM,
What are you using to glue the wing Skins on that you need to use that much weight? I've been using DAP Weldwood non-flammable contact cement. It's safe for foam, you apply it to the skin...
Forum: Kit Building
09-08-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,488
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever...

HAL9KPCM
Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever order a set of cores from Eureka Aircraft, you might want to keep the core cradle you have from Sig so you can mark where the landing gear block goes. I...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's...

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's as good as it looks.
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,488
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb...

HAL9KPCM
Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb thumbs syndrome. It happens so fast. I'm sure you already know this but Eureka Aircraft has the foam cores for the wings should you ever need one. Also...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-16-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 96,988
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine...

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine on the center of the main spar. I can do snap rolls with mine. In my opinion, balance on the spar for most planes seems to be a good place to start....
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad...

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad from the picture, is it salvageable?
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to...

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to dark
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been...

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been away from this forum so long. I've been working on my birds getting them ready for flying season. Just finishing up my stick 40 plus kit and need to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-12-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 271,570
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as...

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as nice as your boat?
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 270,582
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do...

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do you still have the others or did the Red Barron intervene? : )
Nice build, I wish I had the talent you guys have. I do ok on my sport models but I...
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