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Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,063
Posted By Nostromo1

Could someone tell me who is the US distributor...

Could someone tell me who is the US distributor for the kit? I only found it listed on the kingtech luxumbourg site.
Also I'm looking at the xicoy x45tp which is firewall mounted. Any thoughts...
Forum: RC Jets
11-17-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Nostromo1

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Forum: RC Jets
11-17-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Nostromo1

Oh, and I heard back from AMA regarding the...

Oh, and I heard back from AMA regarding the installation of brakes on a tail dragger turboprop. He said additional guidelines soon to be released will state that a tail dragger turboprop can...
Forum: RC Jets
11-17-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Nostromo1

I had mentioned the Xicoy option to Martin...

I had mentioned the Xicoy option to Martin several weeks ago. He said he was going to contact Xicoy to see if he could get a cad file of the tp motor to verify fit in the beaver. I followed up but...
Forum: RC Jets
11-09-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Nostromo1

Hello, Thank you for the information on your...

Hello,
Thank you for the information on your plane, and despite the misfortune involving the radio, very glad to hear you built a replacement fuselage and it's flying. Yes, I'll certainly contact...
Forum: RC Jets
11-06-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Nostromo1

Didiwatt, great looking turbo beaver. I was...

Didiwatt, great looking turbo beaver. I was hoping you could answer some questions because I'm contemplating building the mraerodesign kit this winter, but powered by the new xicoy x45tp. I built the...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

My 1/4 scale CAP10 with a Kolm 50 can now be...

My 1/4 scale CAP10 with a Kolm 50 can now be declared airworthy, to which I can add that it exhibited good flying manners and a wonderful sound (Zimmermann exhaust). Had issues with the engine...
Forum: Marketplace
08-12-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Nostromo1

Do you know approx how old is the engine?

Do you know approx how old is the engine?
Forum: Gas Engines
03-28-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

Thanks. I'll try the fuel pump today and have...

Thanks. I'll try the fuel pump today and have sent you an email. I have a TCS micropump which should serve the purpose. Is it typical for Kolm motors to require a pump?
Forum: Gas Engines
03-27-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

Hello, I'm hoping I can get some help with my new...

Hello, I'm hoping I can get some help with my new Kolm 50. After a one year build, I've finished my 1/4 scale Cap10. I mixed a fresh liter of avgas (ethanol free) with Motorex PowerSyn2t at 40:1. ...
Forum: Kit Building
01-20-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Nostromo1

Wheels and lights: I wanted to use a nice looking...

Wheels and lights: I wanted to use a nice looking set of wheels and I was a little put off by the price of the Robarts. I found a set on Aliexpress, and though I'm a little about the quality of such...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-16-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

Based on the manual, I got the motorex power...

Based on the manual, I got the motorex power synt 2T. 50:1 mix with avgas (ethanol free).
Forum: Kit Building
01-16-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Nostromo1

Engine I had been wanting to purchase a Kolm...

Engine
I had been wanting to purchase a Kolm for sometime, and finally managed to get one. I think it is the most beautifully made RC engine I've ever seen. To get the correct down and right thrust...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Nostromo1

Wings. The panels build differently from other...

Wings.
The panels build differently from other kits I've put together in that the spar does not lay flat on the build table. It must curve up to meet the slots in the ribs, and being hard wood, I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Nostromo1

CAP10 building experience

I thought I'd report the build of my CAP10 in the event someone might find some information applicable to their project or might even take up this kit for their next build. I started a thread on this...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-14-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

I am installing my kolm 50 in a CAP10 I've been...

I am installing my kolm 50 in a CAP10 I've been building this past year. I made a machined engine mount with all the thrusts built in to the back plate. Everything fits really well. However, due to a...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-09-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,296
Posted By Nostromo1

I've seen this problem at my local airfield on...

I've seen this problem at my local airfield on the same engine. The cause was the ignition module. It operated erratically after heating up and always resulted in the engine shutting off at full...
Forum: Kit Building
05-28-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By Nostromo1

Top Flite T-34 Mentor, seeking a new cowling

I built a TopFlite T34 kit some years ago and it's a great flier. At the end of a flying day last year, a suddenly rising wind blew it off the table as I was taking the wing to the car resulting in a...
Forum: Marketplace
05-28-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By Nostromo1

Wanted: TopFlite T34 Mentor cowling

Hello,
I am looking for an original ABS cowling for the T-34 kit (Giant scale 81" span). This came as a three piece assembly. If you happened to replace the original with a fiberglass part and would...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-10-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By Nostromo1

the Valach 60 might be a good match, but it's a...

the Valach 60 might be a good match, but it's a single cylinder. The sound is great and in a lot of ways they're better designed than the glow derived Saito.
02-26-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,379
Posted By Nostromo1

The wing got fully assembled this past weekend....

The wing got fully assembled this past weekend. Completed one side using the self-mixing dispenser (nozzle with spiral insert) tube of Loctite epoxy. Made for a rushed assembly because there were a...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

Ah, I would pay $1495 for a new Kolm 50, but it's...

Ah, I would pay $1495 for a new Kolm 50, but it's $1995 through the US distributor. There lies the rub.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-12-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

I mentioned the 90% because, to the best of my...

I mentioned the 90% because, to the best of my recollection, Toni Clark and a few other european vendors like Probuild were advertising ~$1100 (after Euro to Dollar conversion), and now its 1995. I'd...
02-11-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,379
Posted By Nostromo1

Made progress on the wing center section and...

Made progress on the wing center section and panels. The panels build differently from other kits I've put together in that the spar does not lay flat on the build table. It must curve up to meet the...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,058
Posted By Nostromo1

I received a quote for US$1795 plus $200 shipping...

I received a quote for US$1795 plus $200 shipping from Andy for a total of $1995 for the non-electric start version. I had mentioned to him that I was one click away from buying one over the summer...
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