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  Topic: 2024 U CHANNEL and 2024 T BAR
John Singer

Replies: 2
Views: 2420

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:02 pm   Subject: 2024 U CHANNEL and 2024 T BAR
Ludo
Stolp and his successors had many parts and many materials made to order. When the supply was exhausted it becomes "do it yourself".

If we are talking about the same usage, the channel ( na ...
  Topic: Fwd. mounted slave struts
John Singer

Replies: 14
Views: 6353

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:05 pm   Subject: Fwd. mounted slave struts
Bob
If you are concerned about additional drag from round tubing, you can
convert the round tube to streamline shape by inletting * a half round grove and epoxying a balsa wood strip to the round ...
  Topic: Radial Engine SD 2 final assembly (Rigged before cover)
John Singer

Replies: 6
Views: 4149

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:19 am   Subject: Radial Engine SD 2 final assembly (Rigged before cover)
Questions re 670-23 radial w CS prop powered Starduster II.

I understand that an oil cooler is not necessary and that it is sometimes difficult to get oil temperatures up to good operating levels i ...
  Topic: SA300 Wt/Bal
John Singer

Replies: 27
Views: 20714

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:21 pm   Subject: SA300 Wt/Bal
Dusterdan

Do you want to sell the wobble pump ? If so How much ?

johnsinger912@comcast.net
  Topic: Question about beefing up support for Radial Engine
John Singer

Replies: 0
Views: 1170

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:06 am   Subject: Question about beefing up support for Radial Engine
Question about beefing up support for Radial

Sorry, but I lost the address of the sender. Please email me again. Thanks.

Johnsinger912@comcast.net
  Topic: First flight!
John Singer

Replies: 21
Views: 6786

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:56 am   Subject: First flight!
Megapilot
At present I am working on the accessories for my Starduster Too powered by a Radial Engine (670-23). At present my biggest concern is the oil tank. I will have to have one made unless th ...
  Topic: Aircraft steel protection
John Singer

Replies: 10
Views: 3946

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:49 am   Subject: Aircraft steel protection
Did you try the torch test ? What results ?

Singer
  Topic: Bending standoff tubes
John Singer

Replies: 4
Views: 1899

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:38 am   Subject: Bending standoff tubes
Why don't you consider making aluminum formers ? Attatch with tubing clamps. Easy to weld or braze flat, sheet metal studs to 1/4 inch steel tubing to attatch to the formers.

I used that system, ...
  Topic: Aircraft steel protection
John Singer

Replies: 10
Views: 3946

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:47 pm   Subject: Aircraft steel protection
As you probably know there is a chemical conversion phosphate corrosion inhibitor.
What hasppens if you take a gas welding torch to it. If it is inorganic,it should fuse just like flux from an arc w ...
  Topic: Aluminum leading edge nail removal
John Singer

Replies: 7
Views: 3265

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:58 am   Subject: Aluminum leading edge nail removal
Removing Leading edge aluminum

When I was nailing on my aluminum leading edge, I accidentally hit the head too hard with a flat punch (Used to be sure the nail heads were flush).

The punch pushe ...
  Topic: Starter Cable Size
John Singer

Replies: 1
Views: 1114

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:54 am   Subject: Starter Cable Size
Starter Cable size ? 12v starter for 670-23 radial (240 hp)
Odessy Battery, main relay and starter relay to be mounted behind rear cockpit on the starbord side.
What is the best sized cable to su ...
  Topic: Turtledeck...Revisited
John Singer

Replies: 6
Views: 1522

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:31 am   Subject: Turtledeck...Revisited
Ron
I have a removable Turtledeck. If you send me your email address I will send some pictures.
John Singer johnsinger912@comcast.net
  Topic: What cylinder head temperatures do you see with your O-360?
John Singer

Replies: 35
Views: 11306

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:45 am   Subject: Cylinder head temperatures
There is a very nifty instrument available from Northern Tool (800-533-5545) for about $40 which can easily and quickly tell you if your CHT thermocouples are OK.

The one I bought or $25.00 is no l ...
  Topic: CFI BFR Landing Conflict
John Singer

Replies: 23
Views: 9091

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:12 am   Subject: Feet on Brake Pedals
Look at the vidio shots of the Stearman noseing over at Washington.
The wind is cross wind and gusty as shown by the pilots correction just before landing.
Particularly note the tire smoke immediate ...
  Topic: Paul - Are You Okay?
John Singer

Replies: 17
Views: 5150

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:00 am   Subject: Paul - Are You Okay?
Got an email from Paul this morning (Eastern Time). Said his Starduster was totaled and that he had many stitches in his forehead but that other than being shaken up, he was he is OK.

I had asked ...
 
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