fillmanw

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About fillmanw

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  • Birthday 12/03/1964

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  • Location Wasilla, AK

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  1. fillmanw added a topic in Avid Flyer General Hangar   

    Avid re-opening the doors?
    I heard that Avid might be re-opening....Has anyone heard anything about it? there is a new website https://avidkitplanes.com/
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  2. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

  3. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    I looked at rotating the heads to make the fins run horizontal, no can do, , they arnt square, id have co cut them.
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  4. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    Engine running on new fuel tank. Don't really like the centrifugal clutch, it sure is rattly sounding. Going to have to turn my idle up a bit!
    FB Link, Cant upload, file to big....
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  5. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    will do, was wondering how ill tackle this...
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  6. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    The first pic is the right wing, Getting started on it!
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  7. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    trying out the fuel tank....
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  8. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    Latest Update....Left wing finished with new fiberglass tank!







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  9. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    I have the extra leaf. Have considered installing it.
     engine engine in prop on plane running. Carbs aren't worth a damn. But engine runs. I don't think motor mount will be strong enough
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  10. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    Fabricated exhaust .....Changed the four carb  setup to dual carbs.  Seems to idle much better. Got some brain storming to do to figure carb heat.....




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  11. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    I have even been thinking of an aftermarket fuel injection.
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  12. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

     engine engine in prop on plane running. Carbs aren't worth a damn. But engine runs. I don't think motor mount will be strong enough
     Hirth made a lot of those f30 engines. I think most were the two carb design which I think would have a whole lot less issues. I believe I'm going to try to modify and have one single carburetor. Matt at recreational power has a lot of parts for the f30. For individual carburetors I think is a really bad design for a 2 stroke
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  13. fillmanw added a topic in Avid fox flyers pics and vids   

    Hirth F30 110 HP on a model "A" Avid!
    first run of a Hirth F30 on a model A Avid
    VID_20180324_191107.wmv
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  14. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Model A Rebuild   

    Got the prop installed, Attempt to rebuild carbs....come to the conclusion Mikuni pump carbs suck.....My motor mount is probably not sufficient....anyway, it did run!
    VID_20180324_191107.wmv
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  15. fillmanw added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Seats   

    Thanks for the pics... Came up with a good plan...1/8 lexan and para cord
     
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