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11-08-2016, 04:04 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

A few weeks ago I learned that Dr. Volgalsang was...

A few weeks ago I learned that Dr. Volgalsang was in the hospital with pneumonia. Hope all is well.
regards, Richard
07-23-2016, 06:31 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Hi Paul, i want to thank you and all the folks...

Hi Paul,
i want to thank you and all the folks that made ODP a very memorable event for me even though I did not have a plane to fly, that will be remedied next year. Thanks again for the...
03-05-2014, 08:07 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Thanks for that interesting info. Regards,...

Thanks for that interesting info.
Regards, Richard
12-09-2013, 04:56 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

Looks like fun

Looks like fun
12-08-2013, 03:29 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

I should clarify the above...Over two hundred...

I should clarify the above...Over two hundred miles round trip. still a long way to go. A MOKI in my future. I like that.
12-08-2013, 10:26 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

Gary,." However, a prop strike for an engine...

Gary,." However, a prop strike for an engine with a gear box is a very serious event. Much more serious than for a direct drive 2-stroke IMO. You are wise to consider this before you put one of...
12-08-2013, 07:43 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

Whit, Thanks for the info. It appears that I'll...

Whit, Thanks for the info. It appears that I'll have to go through the FW if I use a velocity stack. Still on the fence about getting a Moki. Nothing to do with it's maintenance but my limited flying...
12-07-2013, 04:38 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Thanks Scott Good find. I have quite a few perma...

Thanks Scott Good find. I have quite a few perma grit tools mentioned in the video. They sure work fine.

Regards, Richard
12-07-2013, 10:04 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

Thomas, Far from being "bent out of shape" I...

Thomas,
Far from being "bent out of shape" I and I'm sure many other respect and appreciate your talent and willingness to share your hard won knowledge when it comes to composites. Constructive...
12-02-2013, 10:49 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

I don't know but they use it in flooring,...

I don't know but they use it in flooring, aluminum+honeycomb+aluminum, in some, aircraft...Is that considered structural ? Or was it meant to be critical structural members ?
11-30-2013, 03:46 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Hello, does anyone know how far the carburetor...

Hello,
does anyone know how far the carburetor intake end, were one would mount a velocity stack , is from the face of the firewall on a 150/180? In front or behind the FW ? Updraft, down draft,...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-29-2013, 07:57 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

You may want to try finding a "Sap" glove in a...

You may want to try finding a "Sap" glove in a police supply store. It has powdered lead all along the top of the fingers and knuckles. I don't think a prop would cut you through one of them.

R
11-28-2013, 05:01 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

That's disappointing Georgia, Was kind off hoping...

That's disappointing Georgia, Was kind off hoping Moki had the problem sorted out with the new ignition but guess not. Looks like a complete redesign of the induction system may be in order....
11-25-2013, 07:47 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Thanks for explaining your valve lash service...

Thanks for explaining your valve lash service technique. It appears that keeping these radials in tune was as fiddly as my MG A Twin Cam was back when I was a kid. Keeping it running was so fussy...
11-25-2013, 08:51 AM
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Posted By flatsguide

Gary, thanks for the reply. I do not fully...

Gary,
thanks for the reply. I do not fully understand what you meant by "(on more changes to the valves when checked at the end of a flying period) ". Do I understand correctly that your new 150...
11-24-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

I have been considering the purchase of a new 180...

I have been considering the purchase of a new 180 however the problem of a dead 7 o'clock cylinder is holding me back. It appears from reading through this forum that neither the rainbow ignition, e...
11-22-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,126
Posted By flatsguide

FW 190 I agree totally with what you say,...

FW 190
I agree totally with what you say, however I believe I have two good reasons to do what I'm doing. One is to learn to use different materials and two to keep the aft end light. I will use a...
11-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,126
Posted By flatsguide

The idea of Nomex honeycomb sounds like a good...

The idea of Nomex honeycomb sounds like a good idea. I have a sample piece of .125 thou that i'll try to laminate. How do you laminate it without a bunch of resin pooling down into the honeycomb...
11-19-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,126
Posted By flatsguide

Hi Scott, Thanks Scott, I'll look into your...

Hi Scott,
Thanks Scott, I'll look into your suggestion later tonight. I have an old robinair vacuum pump that I used on a project years ago, that will go into my vacuum bagging system that I'm...
11-18-2013, 07:07 PM
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Views: 7,126
Posted By flatsguide

Composite fuselage formers and wing ribs

Hello,

I would really appreciate some guidance regarding an alternative to 1/8 lite ply that is called out for formers and ribs on my jerry bates 1/5 Hellcat.
Playing around with the 1/8 lite ply...
11-18-2013, 02:56 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Write or build..hmmmm. Ok got it. Richard

Write or build..hmmmm. Ok got it.
Richard
11-17-2013, 07:20 PM
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Views: 196,127
Posted By flatsguide

What are we looking at? Captions please..Thanks,...

What are we looking at? Captions please..Thanks, Richard
11-16-2013, 07:12 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Good looking Hellcat Chad. Front end looks 1:1 ...

Good looking Hellcat Chad. Front end looks 1:1

Richard
11-13-2013, 06:35 PM
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Posted By flatsguide

Nice shot...R

Nice shot...R
11-12-2013, 05:37 PM
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Views: 89,086
Posted By flatsguide

Hi Jeff, I appreciate your searching for them. ...

Hi Jeff, I appreciate your searching for them.
Regards, Richard
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