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Posted By macmaster77

Diffrent Hitec servo numbers

I am building a Mike Hurley Extra 300 that was featured in the AMA magazine about a year ago. This is classified as a 35% airframe. I have been reading different posts on Hitec servos being...
07-24-2003, 11:47 AM
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Posted By macmaster77

Thanks

Thanks guys. I'll have to give it a try and see what I come up with.
07-24-2003, 04:40 AM
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Posted By macmaster77

Plan Resizing

This may seem like a dumb question to some however, seeing how I have never done this before I thought I would ask. I currently have lots of plans in the 60-90 2-cycle size. I just bought a new...
05-09-2003, 12:14 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Glues

I am currently building the 35% Hurley Extra. I am using mostly medium CA and Epoxy. I am using the Epoxy in all the high stress areas. Also, I am using some Metal Set. This stuff will stick to...
04-15-2003, 01:03 PM
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Views: 2,218
Posted By macmaster77

Have you considered scratch

Craig,

I am building the Hurley Extra 300. It is 35%. The basic airframe cost me about $75. $50 in wood (from Loan Star) and $25 in foam blanks (from Home Depot). Try to beat this price with...
04-11-2003, 12:11 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Poor Plane

This poor airplane is over 13 years old. I bought the kit for $60.00! It has gone through many modifications over the years. For example, when it first flew Midwest says that you can have 1 standard...
04-10-2003, 12:59 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

DA-50 & Giant Ugly Stick

I was wondering how this combo would work. The plane weighs 17 pounds and has a WS of 84". I have previously used a SuperTigre 3000 and a O.S. BGX-3500. Both were great engines however, they just...
04-02-2003, 05:42 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Second Source for the Glass/Plastic Parts for the Mike Hurley Extra 300

I e-mailed Mike Hurley about the availability of his glass/plastic parts. As i'm sure that anyone who is building this airplane has run into trouble with Aeroglass. Mike wanted me to pass on this...
03-31-2003, 04:12 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Goldberg Ultimate Biplane CG location

I flew one of these. Personally I had nothing but trouble with this airplane. I don't have the plans anymore however, I thought that I would give this warning that I experienced. If your engine...
03-26-2003, 02:07 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Giant Goldberg Tiger

I have been flying a .60 size Goldberg Tiger. I have heard people increasing the design 30%-40%. I was wondering if anyone has tried this and which engine would be appropriate. I have heard that...
03-24-2003, 09:36 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

giant sweet & low stick

I have had mine for 12 years. One sugesstion, make sure that you have a big enough engine to do the job. I just ordered a DA-50 to put in mine. I had a SuperTigre 3000 and a O.S. BGX-3500 and it just...
03-24-2003, 09:22 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Build it for $50.00

I am currently building this airplane. The wood and the foam cost me under $50.00. Even after you buy the plastic parts and the metal parts you would be under the $800.00 that they are asking.
03-24-2003, 07:01 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

Giant Goldberg Tiger

I have been flying a Goldberg Tiger 60. I am getting into gas engines. I have read and heard a couple of people increasing the design 30% - 40%. I was wondering if anyone has tried this. Also, what...
03-24-2003, 06:38 PM
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Posted By macmaster77

How to from plans

What I have been doing that keeps the templates for future use is rough cut the paper parts out. Then I use 3M-77 to glue the parts to a piece of formica (counter top). Next I cut blanks of the...
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