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09-11-2016, 05:58 PM
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Posted By wind junkie

Nice plane and flying! I just picked up a...

Nice plane and flying!

I just picked up a Bridi Killer Kaos kit yesterday at a local auction. I was lucky to get it!
06-10-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By wind junkie

Mine is around 7 1/4" from LE at root.

Mine is around 7 1/4" from LE at root.
03-26-2014, 05:53 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Great Tips LBJ and all. Thanks again for...

Great Tips LBJ and all. Thanks again for sharing!

Joe
03-16-2014, 08:01 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Great sounding plane. He has a build thread on...

Great sounding plane. He has a build thread on RC Groups: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2071116

I'm surprised he went over there. I always thought most giant scale guys hung...
03-16-2014, 04:57 AM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I don't care about octane. I only care about NOT...

I don't care about octane. I only care about NOT using ethanol. If I can get lower octane NO ethanol, I'd go for that but given a choice between high octane no etahanol and any E blend I take no...
03-15-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By wind junkie

I go out of my way to avoid ethanol mixes. ...

I go out of my way to avoid ethanol mixes. Ethanol is bad for your lines and carb parts-- esp for long periods of time.

We have "Nice N Easy" Grocery Shoppes convenient gas/marts around here and...
03-11-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By wind junkie

I'm sure you'll come up with something clever...

I'm sure you'll come up with something clever LBJ.

Kudos to Robart!

I forgot they were running their "Tax Rebate Sale" and did not enter any coupon codes with today's order. To my surprise...
03-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Thanks Scott, great tip! I see that H9...

Thanks Scott, great tip!

I see that H9 tailwheel here for the righteous price of $50 !
...
03-11-2014, 01:04 AM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I didn't know CJM offered big 90 deg rotating...

I didn't know CJM offered big 90 deg rotating gear suitable for this plane. I dont' see them on their web site. OR are you talkign about installing their $209 E conversion to another maker? What...
03-10-2014, 09:39 AM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I'd have much more incentive to get going on mine...

I'd have much more incentive to get going on mine if TBM would get me the retracts it promised. The Robart option is obviously best, but a huge investment I hadn't planned on and I really want to go...
03-08-2014, 06:09 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

A generous dab of goop (shoe goo, zap a dap a...

A generous dab of goop (shoe goo, zap a dap a goo, etc) will work. Be sure to pack some vaseline inside the threads first before applying the goop.
03-07-2014, 06:07 AM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Looks great LBJ! Thanks for posting. I'm saving...

Looks great LBJ! Thanks for posting. I'm saving your pics and notes for the day I'll get mine on the bench.
03-04-2014, 11:25 AM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Looks like you have good clearances all around. ...

Looks like you have good clearances all around. How much arm twisting did you need to apply to get that exhaust unit from Kelvin?
02-22-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Wow that's what my basement looks like! You guys...

Wow that's what my basement looks like! You guys don't have basements down there?
02-06-2014, 03:40 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

The H9 corsair is too shiny. ESM is the only one...

The H9 corsair is too shiny. ESM is the only one I know about not using shiny film covering (cant' stand on a good warbird).
01-06-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I see ARFPros has the electric V3 retracts in...

I see ARFPros has the electric V3 retracts in stock, but they list for $540 !?

http://arfpros.com/product.sc?productId=140&categoryId=6

TBM said they'd call me when they had some in stock...
12-31-2013, 08:46 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Lookin great LBJ! Happy new year!

Lookin great LBJ! Happy new year!
12-08-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Kelvin at Keleo talked me out of getting the...

Kelvin at Keleo talked me out of getting the collector ring which Magnum RC used-- he said it was too much work (would be $350 for the exhaust!) and too hard to connect to make it all fit), so I'm...
11-27-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

Finally got my bench cleared, and only one more...

Finally got my bench cleared, and only one more project in line before tackling the Corsair. Bill B. at TBM has my retracts back ordered. Haven't done anything other than unbox it and inspect...
11-05-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I ordered directly from Horizon and they shipped...

I ordered directly from Horizon and they shipped it fine with no damages. Plenty of bubble wrap on the inside box and paper between the boxes for cushioning.

I'm now waiting on the new electric...
10-31-2013, 07:41 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

The most beautiful piece of machinery I own. ...

The most beautiful piece of machinery I own.

Thanks LBJ for the inspiration.
...
10-30-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I agree LBJ. I've been drooling over the Kolm...

I agree LBJ. I've been drooling over the Kolm 200 for a couple years now (ever since I first cranked the speakers on my monitor for the "Galloping Ghost" youtube video). That puppy is out of my...
10-29-2013, 05:55 PM
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Views: 410,102
Posted By wind junkie

I did get a note today that mine shipped. It...

I did get a note today that mine shipped. It does seem strange they wouldn't order more. I assume this baby is going to be popular and it doesn't seem like an outfit like Horizon would have cash...
10-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,499
Posted By wind junkie

Good catch BMatthews. As you said before the...

Good catch BMatthews. As you said before the thick white stuff is "BalsaLoc" not "BalsaRite". This thread is about Balsrite.
10-18-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,499
Posted By wind junkie

Polyvinyl alcohol? I don't think so! PVA (mold...

Polyvinyl alcohol? I don't think so! PVA (mold release) is washed off with soap and water. Balsarite is waterproof.
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