Buckchop

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About Buckchop

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  • Birthday 11/13/1970

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Ester Alaska
  • Interests Restoring old cars, building streetrods, Gold Mining, Learning to Build and Fly airplanes

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  1. Buckchop added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 questions   

    Well i got the new gear on, backin plates r 68.5” apart, center of tires r 76” apart. 





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  2. Buckchop added a post in a topic Finally brought it home, more photos in the morning.   

    All-and-All it sure looks like a clean bird, looks like a motor, gauges, and a few things and she b a flyer again. Or r u doing a rebuild? 
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  3. Buckchop added a post in a topic low low mile Yamaha RX1s   

    There is a RX1 yamaha sled for sale on fairbanks alaska craigslist runs and rides for $1000 
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  4. Buckchop added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 questions   

    Well so far have done a quick fit, next ill put in the bushings and the bolts make sure it all fits b4 i send it off to the powdercoater. Tires on stock gear cleared the ground by and 1”  where its jacked up to now. And to get same tires backon ill have to jack plane up 5” more. 


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  5. Buckchop added a post in a topic Conumdrum..............   

    A freind of mine just had one converted about a yr ago but he lives in Wisconson
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  6. Buckchop added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 questions   

    Well my gear came in on Thursday, looks pretty good, will get it mocked up on plane next week then have it powdercoated. 

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  7. Buckchop added a post in a topic Why is this here??   

    A few more pic of this summers cut, down to bottom of pay and moving backwards across cut to the other side, ive hauled out a total of 148, 50yard loads so far. We had a serious rainstorm here for a week and now me and my son r pumpin water like mad men. Hahahhaaaaa
    by the way my son down in the hole is 6’1” at 17yrs old helps with reference of hole depth. Hahahaaaaaa





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  8. Buckchop added a post in a topic Vg"s on a kitfox 1 wing   

    Yea i have cn those, they helpful like the rest ive cn but still not the best but will have to work, between the one video i mentioned  (alex/ redfox) and the instructions. Im going to have to just go with it.  But i like the idea of them going over the top of fuse between wings to help that air there also. 
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  9. Buckchop added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 questions   

    Got it made from a guy in TN.  Randy Moore, (731) 589-1330 
    4” extended up at firewall, backin plates moved out to 67” wide, a great guy to deal with.  
    I dont use the 3/4 stock axles is y there is a piece of pipe in the axel hole for his jig mountup, all my birds run 1 1/2” axels. Easier to play musical skis. Hahahahaaaa







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  10. Buckchop added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 questions   

    Well so much for almost ready, guess sometimes they never get done, always some new goodies to put on.  Hahahaaaaa 

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  11. Buckchop added a post in a topic Vg"s on a kitfox 1 wing   

    Ok guys, i got my vortex gen in the mail, ordered them off ebay, so not very good instrutions so im doing some reasurch to c where to place them and the spacing.  
    Anyone have an opinion, best ive come across is the utube video the Alex (redfox) and his sugjestion on placement, but that is on a KF5? Im installin on a KF1 

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  12. Buckchop added a post in a topic WTB: Avid or Kitfox Horizontal Stabilizer/Elevator & Stock Gear   

    Right on whizzer thanks for helping out, and u r correct i remember now thats what the builder of my extended gear had said also. 
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  13. Buckchop added a post in a topic Tri Gear Wanted   

    Randy Moore could posible help u out there, he is one of the guys building gear for the Avid and Kitfox, ( he is just finishing mine for taildragger). He also builds tri gear for guys, and ill bet he has info u need on the trigear stuff. Give him a call, leave a message he will get back to u soon as can, he is a busy guy these days. Tell him bucky said to call him he will treat u good. 
    Randy Moore 1 (713) 589-1330 he is in TN 
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  14. Buckchop added a post in a topic WTB: Avid or Kitfox Horizontal Stabilizer/Elevator & Stock Gear   

    Hey just thinking here hope someone will set it straight,
    But i think that Kitfox and Avid have different axel center locations from the front of the wing. Think Avid is straight down from wing leadin edge, and Kitfox is like 1 7/8” forward of wing leading edge?
     That will messup ur CG if it ends up different than what u have now. Mayb someone thats knows them better can help us out with that info. 
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  15. Buckchop added a post in a topic Flying RC   

    Yep im one of u all also, got hooked on them, and was a way to ease a real airplane into my stable with the wife, hahahaaaa, i have 7-8 horizon hobbie foam supercubs, "thank god for that little gyro" hahahahaaaa, course a guy has to mod them up, big tires, ect but the twin props r the most fun, u can hang that cheap little bugger right vertical on the prop loads of fun,flying floats on the snow is sweet also
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