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11-22-2021, 06:20 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

If you haven't done it or saw my posts about the...

If you haven't done it or saw my posts about the crappy glue they use. It allowed me to pop the cockpit tub out and provided excellent access to the fuse for setup. I was able to modify the...
11-12-2021, 10:45 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Any digital servo in the 150OZ range will be more...

Any digital servo in the 150OZ range will be more than adequate for this plane. Keeping the servo arm short and linkage slop free is as important as well. I am using JR servo's. For the...
11-07-2021, 05:25 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Concerning the elevator down trim required. I'm...

Concerning the elevator down trim required. I'm pretty sure that if you look at your plane with the trim set. The bottom of the elevator and the bottom of the Horizontal Stabilizer will almost...
11-05-2021, 05:42 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Expensive lesson if the wing comes off for sure....

Expensive lesson if the wing comes off for sure. The way I see your reinforcement you did it along the length of the tube but structurally the ends are the are what needs to be reinforced which you...
11-04-2021, 06:41 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

From the Aero structures course I took I really...

From the Aero structures course I took I really don't think that did much, but I could be wrong.....
Sparky
11-01-2021, 05:45 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Given that I haven't seen your airplane and...

Given that I haven't seen your airplane and perhaps they have made improvements I would say use your judgement. You might ask Mike as well and then you will have some fall back if you twist the tail...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-29-2021, 06:09 PM
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Views: 456,102
Posted By elmshoot

Sometimes we over thing this...... Put in stock...

Sometimes we over thing this......
Put in stock OEM gasket, get timing fixed, set proper valve adjustment and fly the airplane!
Sparky
Forum: Gas Engines
10-27-2021, 09:30 AM
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Views: 456,102
Posted By elmshoot

Left is the new one. Piston stopper can be done...

Left is the new one. Piston stopper can be done carefully with a screw that is the same threads as a glow plug just be careful! It just needs to kiss the top of the piston. You could round off the...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-17-2021, 02:56 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

If you fix the timing. You will not have to shim...

If you fix the timing. You will not have to shim the cly as the timing was way too advanced and causing detonation which is what caused the cly to crack.
You are leaving power on the table that...
Forum: Club 40
10-04-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By elmshoot

The weather forecast was for light rains that may...

The weather forecast was for light rains that may have come through before 8 AM but I never saw any. When I arrived around 0830, our host Bob Bast the president of the Southern Indiana Flying...
09-22-2021, 06:07 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Phone calls in the morning (east coast US time)...

Phone calls in the morning (east coast US time) usually get answered by Darryl
Sparky
09-10-2021, 05:32 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Steven, Nothing in your location line so I was...

Steven,
Nothing in your location line so I was a bit curious, Lovely place if the WX isn't sweltering or Monsoons. I was there multiple times in my past lives.
I always wanted to swim in the mirror...
09-09-2021, 04:46 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

Stephen, I must have missed it what is SG? ...

Stephen,
I must have missed it what is SG?

Sparky
09-06-2021, 09:48 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

Look through the thread these problems have been...

Look through the thread these problems have been discussed and solved.
Sparky
Forum: Club 40
09-03-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By elmshoot

August Club 40 race report The MCRC held its...

August Club 40 race report

The MCRC held its second Club 40 race of the 2021 season in the “Valley of Speed”. The weather forecast was as predicted, it was Hot! The races were even more hotly...
Forum: Club 40
08-12-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By elmshoot

Note the change in location for our next race in...

Note the change in location for our next race in the valley of speed MCRC just north of Bloomington Indiana.

Sparky

...
Forum: Club 40
07-22-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By elmshoot

Our third scheduled Club 40 race of the year is...

Our third scheduled Club 40 race of the year is this Saturday July 24. Galveston IN. Our second race was cancelled in Bloomington, IN. We had standing water on the field and it really hasn't improved...
07-07-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

I have the fan because it looks the part not...

I have the fan because it looks the part not because it aids in cooling. It likely robs power from the engine. But it is part of the scale hobby that I enjoy trying to replicate. FWIW My fan and...
07-04-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

Welcome to the club! Your location isn't listed...

Welcome to the club! Your location isn't listed where are you?
Sparky
Forum: Gas Engines
06-21-2021, 05:59 PM
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Views: 456,102
Posted By elmshoot

Morris Minni Motors.

Morris Minni Motors.
06-14-2021, 04:57 AM
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Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

Send Mike an email about the gear. He was very...

Send Mike an email about the gear. He was very helpful when I asked similarly hard questions about the wheels offered in the kit he even sent me a pair to evaluate and I returned them as they were...
06-02-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

Are you doing a fan and are you installing a...

Are you doing a fan and are you installing a baffle for cooling?

You know I did think about this back when i was doing my Saito R60 on my Hellcat. Are the cooling fins removable?

It looks like...
06-01-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

Review this thread for pictures of my support and...

Review this thread for pictures of my support and box over the engine.
Is this a radial?
Sparky
06-01-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

This is very true, Yesterday on my second flight...

This is very true, Yesterday on my second flight I unintentionally stalled my plane at altitude with full flaps. It definitely got my attention as it rolled off. At first I thought it was a split...
06-01-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 286,332
Posted By elmshoot

I would discourage putting weight on the cowl...

I would discourage putting weight on the cowl unless you build additional supports. 32 oz at 10G's is over 20 pounds hanging on the flimsy fibelgalss cowl. Not good.....
Also you should make the...
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