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Forum: Kit Building
07-08-2020, 02:17 PM
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Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

The Camel does fly good once setup. I think the...

The Camel does fly good once setup. I think the BUSA Camel has even more wing area than the Pup? I know that doesn't seem like it would be true. I have been guilty of over (balancing ) my BUSA kits...
Forum: Kit Building
05-16-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

No, this is a builder over on RCGroups.. I...

No, this is a builder over on RCGroups..
I believe his name may be his youtube handle... I was just glad to see some footage.. ;)
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Just to add to this BUSA thread.. I think this is...

Just to add to this BUSA thread.. I think this is the first and only documented flight of the 1/6th Fokker D8... Someone finally did it !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0y5cEY3q8&t=19s
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

A 25cc conversion is not going to give you much...

A 25cc conversion is not going to give you much power, If I recall the homelites wern't the strongest of the conversion motors.However I am not sure they were the weakest conversions. I would guess...
Forum: Kit Building
11-17-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

I am really surprised BUSA never offered a bigger...

I am really surprised BUSA never offered a bigger version of the stick 40...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Depending on the balance of that model..with that...

Depending on the balance of that model..with that engine.. you might even want to bring the fuselage out an inch and leave the firewall where it is... Save some possible weight. I have not built the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Not a problem Rick, Hope you are doing well. I...

Not a problem Rick, Hope you are doing well. I bet those three huge planes look great at the field. My 1/4 Camel flies very well ..I am still working on perfect landings..but I am getting closer.
Forum: Kit Building
09-24-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Rickj, just out of curiosity which planes did...

Rickj, just out of curiosity which planes did they blow up to 40 % and 50% ?
Believe it or not my club has a similar amount of WW1 in the hangars.. Some of us more guilty than others !
The times...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

The more I think of it.. I bet the 1/4 DR1 is the...

The more I think of it.. I bet the 1/4 DR1 is the top selling WW1 in 1/4 scale.

mgnostic.. if you build the Camel just remember to make some lite ply rib doublers in that lower center wing section...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

I would guess the 1/3 Pup is and will always be...

I would guess the 1/3 Pup is and will always be the biggest seller in 1/3 size.. Heaven knows there are a lot of them sold over the years.

The 1/4 size? I would guess the D7 has a shot at it, I am...
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Rick, that may be the single best pic of the BUSA...

Rick, that may be the single best pic of the BUSA MS I have ever seen.. great job !
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

N1EDM, You know its funny but almost all of...

N1EDM,

You know its funny but almost all of my flying buddies are totally addicted to WW1 biplanes.. a couple like the D8, more of them dislike it... I am the only one that likes the Moraine...
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Why are all my online friends showing up on a...

Why are all my online friends showing up on a NOBODY list? hahahaha

To be fair, I think Anzac was making an overall generalized statement... and wasn't trying to be insulting. Its often very hard...
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Its pretty common to add a bit of positive on the...

Its pretty common to add a bit of positive on the stab of many BUSA designs. I do not have first hand experience with the 1/3 N17 however.
I would greatly recommend making the stab bolt on. It is...
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

If money is no option there is an inline twin...

If money is no option there is an inline twin that mounts in there.. and sounds almost as good as a radial..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RrV0LNm4uo
Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Hairy, I had a friend build one of the Delta wing...

Hairy, I had a friend build one of the Delta wing seaplanes from BUSA.. Maybe there is only the one? Anyhow I think he used balsa on the bottom of the fuse and glassed it.. But he ended up going to...
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

I thought you were planning on being down this...

I thought you were planning on being down this way Sunday? I did send you a PM....I have so much stuff packed out of the way for the winter, and the 1/3 DR1 wings are stored away.. I think I have my...
Forum: Kit Building
08-17-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

JWRich, actually this was the first year in 6...

JWRich, actually this was the first year in 6 years I wasn't there. My wife told me all year about the family reunion we were having, I was like "Yeah, Yeah" her family is pretty active and they have...
Forum: Kit Building
08-16-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Owatonna pics if not linked before. ...

Owatonna pics if not linked before.


https://porcupine.smugmug.com/SMMAC-2017
Forum: Kit Building
03-15-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Yellow cubs run hot and cold here... You will see...

Yellow cubs run hot and cold here... You will see SO MANY for awhile you tire of them..and then you won't see them at all. So possibly that figures in to the perceived difference?
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Tom, I just picked one of these kits up at a swap...

Tom, I just picked one of these kits up at a swap meet, so its good to see one being built...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

My friend built the 1/4 spad last year, and wow...

My friend built the 1/4 spad last year, and wow does it have a lot of interesting shaped pieces in it, lots of scallops.. I helped him get it all punched out, edges sanded,and labeled..
Forum: Kit Building
12-21-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Wow, you are hot to start the build! I wonder...

Wow, you are hot to start the build! I wonder when the kit will ship. I have seen all the chatter about the kit.. has it been formally announced yet?
Forum: Kit Building
12-16-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Anyone here ever own and fly the BIG Gere Sport?...

Anyone here ever own and fly the BIG Gere Sport? I have only seen one stripped down for sale at an auction.. Never been lucky enough to see one flown. Just curious what pilots/builders thought of...
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,319
Posted By foodstick

Since this IS the Balsa USA thread, and since I...

Since this IS the Balsa USA thread, and since I am trying to resuscitate a mangled 1/4 Camel this winter... I thought I might as well bump the thread. Road kill WW1 fighters should be given a second...
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