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  • michael wood's Avatar
    04-09-2014, 07:30 PM
    will try that thanks michael
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    04-09-2014, 03:43 PM
    I made a mistake the the prop is a 18/6w and its a new tach iam just worried that the connecting rod will fail with that high of rpms I am going to...
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    04-09-2014, 12:02 PM
    how do I get the rpm down to about 7500rpm? this is what I have done. I put A MT 35 carb on it, apc 18/8 prop electronic ignition set at 28 degrees...
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    04-01-2014, 09:57 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    well I mounted the engine back the way it is suppose to bee and used 2 1/ lbs. of lead in the fuel compartment balanced it at 6 inches from the...
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    04-01-2014, 06:50 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    Sorry I should have said I was going to melt the lead in my lead melting pot. As far as the tin goes I go to dollar store and get one of those tin...
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    04-01-2014, 01:39 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    going to do away with the dowels. The engine sticks out to far for my liking so I see just how much weight I will have to add went and picked up some...
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    03-31-2014, 10:20 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    Ok wooden dowels are a problem then. Back to square one. What can I use to move the engine out to keep from adding a lot of lead weight? I have both...
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    03-31-2014, 09:52 PM
    go with robart hinges ca hinges will break after awhile I know
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    03-31-2014, 11:04 AM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    well I've have wooden dowels as stand off 2 inch long and it still needs weight how much I don't know yet maybe this MT 35 is lighter then I think I...
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    03-30-2014, 10:22 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    I've read the manual it states 5 7/8 but some have adjusted it between 6 and 7 inched. I've used a MAC calculator using 25-30% and it comes out less...
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    03-30-2014, 06:17 AM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    Its an 80 inch wing span. You are right aircraft ply is the way to go. As to how far out to move it I was thinking of using the 2x4 to just see about...
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    03-29-2014, 02:22 PM
    michael wood replied to a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    I thought about moving the engine out maybe 2 inches. I can cut a 2x4 to the length and width of the beam mount and epoxy it to the fire wall what do...
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    03-29-2014, 03:29 AM
    michael wood started a thread giant stik in ARF or RTF
    How much weight is everyone adding to the plane? I've built it as per the manual except I move the fuel tank back into the secondary position and...
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