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Forum: ARF or RTF
08-26-2003, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,593
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Just For Kicks III - Your Biggest RC Item Pet Peeve?

How about having a choice of Almost Ready To Cover? Send me the bare bones so I can cover with my choice of material and my color scheme not theirs. Hobby Lobby used to have the Senior Telemaster...
Forum: Beginners
08-12-2003, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Lost Plane Locator

Rodney, I would agree with you if the plane hits the ground head first, but most of the time in standing corn or soy beans the the plane is cushioned enough that total destruction does not take...
Forum: Beginners
08-12-2003, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Lost Plane Locator

Here in central Iowa [The Tall Corn State] we also grow soy beans. Beans will swallow a plane just as bad as corn. Three sides of our flying field have crops. Corn one year, beans the next , and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-23-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Sig Cadet Senior arf

A great airplane, mine is also a taildragger, used a 4* 120 gear and a Sullivan tail wheel. I fail to see why so many people want to over power this plane. A Magnum 46xls or the 52xls make a good...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-23-2003, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,492
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

sig kadet senior, magnum XL 91

I would suggest you trim down your engine size. My ARF Kadet SR. has a Magnum 46XLS in it and flys great. A fellow pilot has the new Magnum 52 XLS in his and it also is outstanding. A 91 in my...
07-15-2003, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

2M Olympic Sailplane

Thanks Roger, went to Dream Catcher web site, they have just what I needed.
07-14-2003, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

2M Olympic Sailplane

Does anyone have any information about the old Olympic 2M sailplane? Where can I find one, is the kit available, are there plans still around? Thanks for your help.
Forum: Seaplanes
07-10-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Best Floats for A Sig LT-40

I am putting a pair of Planefun floats on an LT-40 this week. Planefun is operated by Ralph Smith, he can be reached at rvsmith3@netzero.net. He makes a great float in the 40 and 60 size. The...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-02-2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Float Recommendation

Hi Jim, I recently bought a set of 40 szie & 60 size floats from Planefun[Ralph Smith}, they are beautifully done. Hopefully I can get the 40's attached to an LT-40 ARF before the summer is over. ...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2003, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,238
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

SIG Kadet LT40 ARF Building Question

I have built 4 LT-40's from kits, and now putting together the ARF. The great thing about this airplane is what you can do with it after the training sessions, make it in to a tail dragger, put...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2003, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Magnum 52 Two Stroke

Have been thinking of purchasing one of the new Magnum 52 two stroke engines, any one have any comment on this engine?
06-18-2003, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,288
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Bird of Time construction advice

I would like to ask a question. I have a BOT, haven't flown it yet, lazy I guess. My question is: when securing the wing with rubber bands how do you keep them from getting in between the two wing...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-14-2003, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

floats wanted 60 size

Sorry Ralph, I did have it right on my pad, dumb fingers.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-13-2003, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

floats wanted 60 size

I would suggest you contact Ralph Smith at E-mail address rvsmith@netzero.net. He makes beautiful floats. Foam sheeted with balsa, I have both his 40 & 60 size. The mounting hard point is built...
06-03-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

sailplane tugs

The piggy back brings up a couple of questions for me: 1. does a poly wing sailplane cause the yaw problem to transmit to the carrier plane, and 2. can the sailplane and the carrier plane be on be...
Forum: Beginners
05-27-2003, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

looking for trainer without rubber band wing

Sig has their new LT-40 ARF with a bolt on wing. Talked to their design dept this afternoon about leaving it a two piece wing, no problem they say. It is high quality built, covered, and comes...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-25-2003, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,454
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Sigs 110" Rascal! Any one have one yet?

Just got back from my annual Spring fishing trip, so haven't had the time. Hopefully this next week. Will let you know how it goes. A 120 is Sigs' low side engine choice, so I would start there. ...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-01-2003, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

LT40 on Floats

Just recieved my set of Plane Fun floats. Ralph Smith needs to be congratulated on a great set of floats. I ordered the 40 sized size. They are the best I have ever seen. My check is in the...
Forum: Seaplanes
04-23-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Propeller for Kadet Senior

Have just completed floats for my Kadet Senior. The engine is a Magnum .61. two stroke. The total weight of the airplane is 10 lbs. Need to get an idea of what prop I should use. Thanks.
Forum: Seaplanes
04-23-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

LT40 on Floats

Would like to know also, just finished a set of foam floats for a Kadet Senior, and have an LT40 ready for floats. If the cost is fair I would rather have the foam dust and particles in your...
Forum: Beginners
04-10-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Sig Kadet Sr. Arf nows its been out a while what do u think?

I have the ARf, did some whittling on it and made a taildragger out of it. Due to our weather I haven't flown it yet, maybe next week. Also have built several Kadet Seniors. Currently have one...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-07-2003, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,454
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Sigs 110" Rascal! Any one have one yet?

Just finished my 110, had quite a lot of covering to de-wrinkle, but came out fine. Haven't flown yet due to weather. My engineer friend says the Rascal 110 was as good an ARF as he has seen . We...
Forum: Seaplanes
03-28-2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Rudder location

Thanks, I will need to trim a little off the bottom of the rudders and they should be fine.
Forum: Seaplanes
03-27-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Rudder location

;) I am attatching float rudders on my Kadet Senior, should the bottom of the rudder be even with the bottom of the float or can they extend below, and if so how far.
Forum: Beginners
01-16-2003, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By captjckirk-RCU

Sig Senior ARF Suggestions?

Hi Al, You can leave the horiz. stab where it shows on the plans, and move the vert. stab back so that it is even with the horiz. stab. Then get some 3" wide X 5/8"{ I think thats the thickness}...
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