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Forum: Glow Engines
02-26-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By maukaonyx

RonIA, you’re very welcome! Usually I don’t have...

RonIA, you’re very welcome! Usually I don’t have what someone needs or I am late to see the question. So I am glad to help out when I can! Good luck on your build and your use of the Royal...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By maukaonyx

RonIA, here you go. I just dug it out of my...

RonIA, here you go. I just dug it out of my cabinet...found the instructions for the Royal 40. The engine sits in the Johnny Casburn Lil Super Lucky Fli in the pic. My sons forbid me from flying it...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By maukaonyx

Why donít you start a thread on the RH80. I...

Why donít you start a thread on the RH80. I would contribute. I am deep into the build of mine, just about ready to cover. But I am not doing floats.
01-20-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By maukaonyx

Mine is sitting on the garage floor, so easy to...

Mine is sitting on the garage floor, so easy to measure for you. 19.25Ē to top of vertical stab. 18.5Ē to top of spinner/Cowl. My truck is a 97 Nissan and I have to take off the tonneau to haul this...
12-08-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By maukaonyx

I wonder if this is the 202 the Captain is...

I wonder if this is the 202 the Captain is referring to. It was made by CMP (China Model Productions). Mine pictured is the green, white, and red version. Later came a blue and white version plus one...
10-03-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By maukaonyx

There’s a long thread on this plane here on RCU...

There’s a long thread on this plane here on RCU or on the other forum site. I have a VQ Val with the shelf paper covering. I just don’t like it but others differ. It sags in the sun, And of course...
Forum: Kit Building
08-28-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 355,976
Posted By maukaonyx

Hereís my 28 year old Ultimate at the field...

Hereís my 28 year old Ultimate at the field today. I recently adjusted the valve gaps on several of my OS four strokes, including the 120 in this plane. It sure helped me gain back some power lost...
Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Yep Carl, I really recommend giving the Kavalier...

Yep Carl, I really recommend giving the Kavalier another try...it’s a sweet flying lil plane with classic looks. Jon
Forum: Kit Building
04-21-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Thanks! Yes I flew it the last two days. It...

Thanks! Yes I flew it the last two days. It flies well. I have been adjusting the CG. Started way too nose heavy with the battery under the leading edge of the wing, then moving it back in...
Forum: Kit Building
04-20-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

On the tarmac today. ...

On the tarmac today.

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Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Maidened!

She flies nice. I maidened her today in light winds. Maybe two clicks up trim were used but I knew she was nose heavy. It is very predictable and flew actually more on rails than I thought she...
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Thank you for the kind words, Mike! I got...

Thank you for the kind words, Mike!

I got the engine to run...I really cheated and tried it in my bonus room upstairs where I build. After I put glow in the tank and drew some into the engine by...
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

The new black spinner just arrived , and I...

The new black spinner just arrived , and I couldnít wait to get it on the Kav. I think she likes the new spinner! Now I just want to run the gum out of the engine and she will be ready to maiden...
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Basically my Kav is finished! Iím waiting on a...

Basically my Kav is finished! Iím waiting on a black spinner in the mail, and I will likely add a few decals of some sort. She weighs 77oz, and CG is at 3 1/4Ē which is the forward point of...
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Tedsander, I always believe in staying light....

Tedsander, I always believe in staying light. While the 61 will give you way more power, IMHO the Kav is so light and only a 55Ē WS, that the 46 is plenty and wonít require tail weight to balance. I...
Forum: Kit Building
03-23-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

Hey thanks for the response! All I can do is try...

Hey thanks for the response! All I can do is try it as built by the first owner. My friend has one of those thrust disks for placing between the firewall and engine mount should I find that more...
Forum: Kit Building
03-21-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,298
Posted By maukaonyx

I am going to revive this old thread because I...

I am going to revive this old thread because I just picked up a Kavalier from a couple flying buddies. The plane was found by them in sad unfinished shape, so one repaired the wing and fuse, and...
12-20-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By maukaonyx

Hereís what the manual says...there is no way to...

Hereís what the manual says...there is no way to force the 10ch FHSS-3 receiver to work with analog servos, at least it is not shown in the manual. If you figure it out, let us know.
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12-19-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By maukaonyx

I would love to know how to set the xmitter to...

I would love to know how to set the xmitter to fix that too! I have a couple more 10ch receivers which I have thought locked me into digital servos for compatibility.
12-14-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,103
Posted By maukaonyx

Hey captin , thatís awesome how you revived your...

Hey captin , thatís awesome how you revived your old thread, with a lapse of TEN years since the last post! Good luck with the Giles. I still fly an old Giles 202 by CMP...the green and white and...
12-14-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By maukaonyx

Just got one from my sons for Christmas. Will be...

Just got one from my sons for Christmas. Will be putting the DLE-35 in mine! Looks like a fun plane. Didn’t want one when it came out, but buddies at my field are really into the GP Stik that is...
Forum: Kit Building
11-01-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By maukaonyx

Just ordered one last night for my TREAT to...

Just ordered one last night for my TREAT to myself, lol. Supposedly the price will increase very soon on all their kits due to balsa price increases. Dunno when I will start building but even when...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-21-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,752
Posted By maukaonyx

Beautiful plane, great workmanship, unique color...

Beautiful plane, great workmanship, unique color scheme! Let us know how it flies. I admire you guys who still build kits or scratch. I assemble ARFs, lol.
07-15-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,552
Posted By maukaonyx

Where the connection will not be accessible...

Where the connection will not be accessible again, I use heat shrink tubing. At the connection between ailerons and flaps to the receiver extensions, I use nothing for glow planes. I use these in the...
07-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By maukaonyx

I agree....I built the Aerostar 20 which looks...

I agree....I built the Aerostar 20 which looks the same except for size. It’s a good flying plane.
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