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Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,043
Posted By jimamosn8cah

Wow, great build. It looks like you got the DLE...

Wow, great build. It looks like you got the DLE 20 in there fine. There's a hobby shop near Youngstown, Ohio tha has one of these hanging up in it and I've been looking for one of these kits...
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 269,851
Posted By jimamosn8cah

4" spacing works great, and I think is pretty...

4" spacing works great, and I think is pretty standard. But, I can accommodate anything that might be needed by the ribs. Also, given that there is slight dihedral, you might consider building...
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 269,851
Posted By jimamosn8cah

Hi Alan, Your page 1 plans look great, I think...

Hi Alan,
Your page 1 plans look great, I think you've got the hardest part done. When you draw the wing are you considering making any enhancements such as adding separate aileron servos, and maybe...
Forum: Control Lines
03-02-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,683
Posted By jimamosn8cah

The Midwest Mustang flew OK with the Enya .15. ...

The Midwest Mustang flew OK with the Enya .15. It was not overpowered, but I think that the plane came out heavy because of the wing covering I used. Also, I was 14 at the time, and not great at...
Forum: Control Lines
02-09-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,683
Posted By jimamosn8cah

First control plane - Testor's Cosmic Wind - No...

First control plane - Testor's Cosmic Wind - No luck, couldn't keep engine running. In hind sight, probably had bad fuel, but I spun that prop all night trying to get it started!

First control...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 72,431
Posted By jimamosn8cah

My first experience with Glow engine was watching...

My first experience with Glow engine was watching some guy's fly Voodoo Cl Combat planes where I lived (A trailer park off of the North end of the runway at Wright - Patterson).

I had one of the...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 72,431
Posted By jimamosn8cah

Please add me to your list as well.... ...

Please add me to your list as well....

Here's my current list:

Enya .09 II SNV
Enya .09 III TV
Enya .15 SNV
Enya .15-IV TV
Enya .15 SNV
Enya .29 5224 ST
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,605
Posted By jimamosn8cah

Mine came out at 7 lb. 14 Oz. I replaced all of...

Mine came out at 7 lb. 14 Oz. I replaced all of the plastic parts in the kit with either Balsa, or fiberglass. I had seen some chipmunks where the plastic either sank in or distorted over time,...
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,605
Posted By jimamosn8cah

I would also agree that my SAITO 100 might be to...

I would also agree that my SAITO 100 might be to much power for the Chipmunk. That's what you get for having the 91, and 100 engines weigh the same. I also have it propped down a bit to keep it...
Forum: Kit Building
11-20-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,605
Posted By jimamosn8cah

I have a Saito 100 in mine, inverted, see the...

I have a Saito 100 in mine, inverted, see the pictures. I've got a remote needle valve, remote fueling valve, and a remote glow adapter, and also a stroke throttle linkage kit, which all work...
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 149,482
Posted By jimamosn8cah

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1933198http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1933200http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=193320...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 335,729
Posted By jimamosn8cah

I have been monitoring this thread for quite a...

I have been monitoring this thread for quite a while reading some great info on these engines. My Dad had an Enya .35 on a Sterling S-2 Mustang that he flew on 65 ft. lines (probably 1975). When...
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,763
Views: 287,993
Posted By jimamosn8cah

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1930161http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1930162

Here's the Kadet II that I learned to fly on. I had a...
Forum: Kit Building
09-21-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 149,482
Posted By jimamosn8cah

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1923637http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1923638

Here's my Tiger 40, with an Enya 40. It's been modified...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: Goldberg Chipmunk Engine mounting

Here's my Chipmunk with a Saito 100. I don't remember if Iused the stock engine mount or not. However, I do remember using the general hole alignment that came with the kit.

One change that I made...
12-17-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: Radio Set up and other ?'s

First off, Spectrum has a programming guide for this radio that you should maybe look at. Also, Ithink Iwould attempt to keep this to a single receiver, and also keep as many functions to the...
05-17-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: Best filler for epoxy/ glassing?

I will have to agree with Scale,  I have used the West Systems 410 filler, and it works great, like the other West Systems products that I've used.   And, in my experience, sands much easier then...
01-22-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 81,031
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: TF P-40 Build Thread

Juice,

Your friends paint job looks great!I've got one in the "Waiting to be painted"as well andseeing your P-40 makes me want to have your friend paint mine! I've got to sand, fill, and glass the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-25-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: My friend and I want to build a first kit together

Did someone say Chipmunk build?

I've get this one about 65% completed. I agree with your assesment that there's something about the Chipmunk!

It is actually a fairly easy build, as it comes in...
Forum: Kit Building
05-24-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 27,523
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: YES another Top Flight P-40 build!!!

Glazier,

Good luck with the P-40.  I've got one that is' about 85% completed. It's my first larger scale build, but certainly a lot of fun.  I've gotthe Century Jet retracts in mine as well.  My...
06-28-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: Top Flite Bonanza-discontinued?

The kit does not seem available from a lot of the on line places. But, I did find one through Amazon.com:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001BHLW4O?smid=A1FTM9C5SF0WDV&tag=priceg14-20&linkCode=asn
...
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 48,929
Posted By jimamosn8cah

RE: Sig Kadet Mark II Build

I also soloed on a Sig Kadet II. The kit I built from was bought off of EBAY. Given that it was just a couple of years ago I was the only guy flying a non-ARF plane! It was a great stable flyer. ...
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