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Forum: Kit Building
05-12-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

I agree with you Lupe. RCFLYBOY14, please...

I agree with you Lupe.

RCFLYBOY14, please start your own thread...
Forum: Kit Building
05-11-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Have you seen that inexpensive tool to scribe the...

Have you seen that inexpensive tool to scribe the center of the control surface prior to installing flat hinges? That is what I use. I scribe the center on both ends of the control surface and use a...
Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

The motor mount that I used was from Hangar 9,...

The motor mount that I used was from Hangar 9, and you're right they are discontinued. I'm lucky that I bought a few before they were discontinued and put them away. They may be available on e-bay,...
Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Hi Vince. I cut back my firewall to get the...

Hi Vince. I cut back my firewall to get the engine in the correct location for the cowl. Since you don't plan on using a cowl, you don't have to do that, just mount your engine in the stock...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Where I put mine where it is easily accessible...

Where I put mine where it is easily accessible and serviceable on the plane's CG. Anytime you can put your gas tank on the CG, the balance of the plane won't change regardless of the level of fuel...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2297_bb0672a008e1abbf045b3d6b72b342ee3cf74a84.jpg
Forum: Kit Building
12-10-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you. It is an incredibly fun plane to fly...

Thank you. It is an incredibly fun plane to fly with the mods that I made to it. The cowl part # is SK-29 (Cap 21 style).
Fiberglass Specialties Inc Catalog...
Forum: Kit Building
08-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Sorry for how Sig treated you Steve. If the rib...

Sorry for how Sig treated you Steve. If the rib is already in place, just get a 1/4" drive deep socket that's the right diameter and wrap it with sandpaper, the kind that you use on your sanding...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

You are correct Steve. Before you epoxy the two...

You are correct Steve. Before you epoxy the two plates in, flood the underlying balsa with CA and you'll be golden...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Steve, use a piece of birch ply under those...

Steve, use a piece of birch ply under those rectangular horns. Just be sure to let them into the sheeting so they sit flush with the top.
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Having flown my Four Star now for a few weeks, I...

Having flown my Four Star now for a few weeks, I thought I could better describe what a jewel this plane is. I couldn't be happier with how well all of the modifications I made turned out. From...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/66191920_10157305233149144_6414346816908689408_o_e236d9bb34378aaf630fadf0cf2354f37a981029.jpg

...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks to all that have followed along on this...

Thanks to all that have followed along on this thread. I hope it was both enjoyable and maybe even a little informative for you. I would like to take this opportunity and extend an invitation to...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

The weather today was perfect, and so went my...

The weather today was perfect, and so went my maiden! It flew really well. I will try and get some pictures of her in flight as soon as they are available. Don't let anyone tell you a DLE-20 is too...
Forum: Kit Building
06-28-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Good news! I just received an email from...

Good news! I just received an email from Tru-Turn, my spinner has been shipped!!!
Forum: Kit Building
06-26-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

I called True-Turn today and was promised that my...

I called True-Turn today and was promised that my spinner was going to be shipped by the end of the week. Not too much longer!
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

De Nada!

De Nada!
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0416_a0b579a4fd7a7f418813689702a70fd3da562f30.jpg

Lupe, here is the picture of the tail wheel that you requested.
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

While waiting for my spinner to arrive, I've...

While waiting for my spinner to arrive, I've cleared my build table and decided to start my next build. If you're interested, here is the link....
Forum: Kit Building
06-24-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Be happy to Lupe, I'm out of town at the moment...

Be happy to Lupe, I'm out of town at the moment so when I get back home tomorrow I'll be sure to get a better pic for you regarding the TW.

Yes, I did order the spinner from TT, still hasn't...
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Just letting everyone know, I apologize for this...

Just letting everyone know, I apologize for this lengthy delay to maiden my plane, however I'm still waiting for my spinner to arrive... :(
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Steve I made those gauges myself, but I know that...

Steve I made those gauges myself, but I know that Great Planes makes an aluminum version called Easy-Touch Contour Multi-Sander. The part number is :GPMR6190....
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0231_bf7d76f17ab8725d53146958f06349248dfbc9ca.jpg

My assortment of bevel gauges that I made.

...
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Sure Ken, Nice catch! I somehow overlooked...

Sure Ken, Nice catch! I somehow overlooked including the fuel line in my Spec List. (I have now updated the Spec list) To give you a quick answer to your question; it's Sullivan ProFlex 5/32 ID fuel...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By VincentJ

Sig Four Star 60 Build Specification Sheet ...

Sig Four Star 60 Build Specification Sheet


Flying Weight- 9.99 Lbs.
*CG- 3-5/8"

*May change depending on flight characteristics

Engine- DLE-20RA...
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