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Forum: Kit Building
12-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

Some of the rotaries were throttle-able to a...

Some of the rotaries were throttle-able to a degree. They used air and fuel mixture regulators. 'Blip' switches were used to 'kill' all or a limited number of cylinders, too, for 'throttle...
Forum: Kit Building
12-18-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

I like to have just enough power (or slightly...

I like to have just enough power (or slightly less than kit recommends) for flying. It keeps me 'honest', respectful and is great training and therapy! I know guys that always want to jack up the...
Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

' I just e-mailed Proctor about a DVII kit. He...

' I just e-mailed Proctor about a DVII kit. He said that he builds each kit after its ordered and it takes about 10 weeks to get one done. But boy oh boy they are the cream of the crop!'

When that...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

For 'plug-in' lower wings just epoxy music wire...

For 'plug-in' lower wings just epoxy music wire stubs into spars and have brass tubes in fuselage to receive them. The rigging needs to be functional. Then you fabricate a more robust landing gear.
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

If building kits was easy then everybody would do...

If building kits was easy then everybody would do it! Some kits are easier to build than others. I never complain about a kit. I'm happy to be able to obtain them. Thanks for this thread, 3136, for I...
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

I can certainly understand but for the money...

I can certainly understand but for the money these are great kits, IMHO.
Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

The 'bones' and accessories look great! It's not...

The 'bones' and accessories look great! It's not too late to get the stab-elevator hinge line moved forward to a more accurate scale position.
Forum: Kit Building
11-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

Pfalz D-III or IIIa pretty please! Any German...

Pfalz D-III or IIIa pretty please! Any German 'two holer' would be cool. I'm partial to the Aviatik C1.
Forum: Kit Building
05-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

I actually knew the captain (in a professional...

I actually knew the captain (in a professional capacity) that trained the Valdez' captain. He said that he was a very capable person. Things just go south for some folks with tragic consequences!
Forum: Kit Building
05-05-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

I built a Stick many moons ago. It had wing tip...

I built a Stick many moons ago. It had wing tip and rudder nav lights, pull-pull rudder, different foil and wing tip extensions for thermaling. I'd take it up, shut the engine down then hunt for...
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

+2 on that! I'd like to see a Pfalz D-III (with...

+2 on that! I'd like to see a Pfalz D-III (with D-IIIa conversions), too! If they made that available with the oddball spinner and backplate in 1/4 scale I'd buy four kits at minimum.
Forum: Kit Building
04-21-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,322
Posted By ARUP

Please put me on the list! ...

Please put me on the list!

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