marshawk

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About marshawk

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    frozen nose fat bastard builder
  • Birthday 02/18/1962

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  • Gender Male
  • Location 100 Mile House B.C.
  • Interests Family, Flying,Fishing, Hunting just about anything outdoors.

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  1. marshawk added a post in a topic YAMAHA Genesis (RX-1) install in Kitfox 5   

    There is probably a few different ways to build the motor mount ,we ended up bringing the tail up to level the plane and had a bench on wheels the exact high we needed to sit the RX1 on. When we had all the right angle and measurements from the firewall we installed the larger  main  mount to the motor and then tacked on each of the smaller pieces from the firewall to the main mount, There wasn't much room left from the back of the RX1 to the firewall on my avid but your kitfox may have more room depending on your cowling,
    Good luck on it
     
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  2. marshawk added a post in a topic Hunting with your Avid/KF series   

    Awesome pictures ,looks like a priceless trip with you and your daughter, very cool
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  3. marshawk added a post in a topic IRMA COMING !!!   

    Good luck to you guys down there ,we been burning up and on evacuation alert pretty much all summer from fires and need rain hopefully we can take some of that out of that monster, be safe
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  4. marshawk added a post in a topic Avid wing tank repair   

    The bottom on  of the baffles and completly seperated from tank and theres a small leak in the tank that im goimg to have to find and seal up,thanks Jim,I"ll check them out
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  5. marshawk added a topic in Avid and Kitfox parts Suppliers   

    Avid wing tank repair
     Does someone know what is used in the avid tanks to bond the baffles to the inside of the  tank, it looks like a white or yellow epoxy maybe. I had a tank gas cap stop venting and the tank expanded enough to seperate the inner baffles off the tank,
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  6. marshawk added a post in a topic Gas tank leaking   

    Does anyone happen to know  what was used on the inside of the wing tanks to seal the fiber glass  baffles in place,it looks like a white or cream color epoxy or something similar.My Gas cap stop venting and my wing tank balloon out from being in the sun and seperated the baffles off the bottom of the tank. I cut some openings in the bottom of the tanks and found alot of chunks of the goop on the inside of the tanks.
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  7. marshawk added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 More pics   

    Very nice work,looks like you will be buzzing around soon
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  8. marshawk added a post in a topic First flight!!!   

    Congrats on the first flight, looks awesome
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  9. marshawk added a post in a topic Ski flying pics   

    Very nice,Looks like Hans plane he flies that little bird to alot of places. He has been up here Ski flying with us a few years ago
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  10. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    I just got a gauge for balancing the carbs and still waiting for 148 main jets to arrive to try them in the next round
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  11. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    Looks good and I agree on the nice work on the headers
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  12. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    I agree that the soob must have more torque,the gear ratio was 2.53/1  and the yamaha is roughly 3.5/1 with the built in reduction, the soob swung the prop at 11 degrees 4800 rpm and the yamaha is now at 8 degrees(at the prop tip) and were getting 9000 rpm wot, we are still messing with the main jets to make it happy, its a bit of a pain to get main jets for the mikuni carbs  , I guess everything is going fuel injected these days. My cruise is 6500 rpm and think it was around the 80 mph in the RX1
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  13. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    Yes looks very cool
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  14. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    I thought  Greg from mohawk areo has a adapter for the 3 cylinder yamaha ,I maybe wrong but might want to touch base with him
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  15. marshawk added a post in a topic Yamaha RX1 Engines   

    Very nice bird and with Steves parts and knowledge it should really help speed up your build,Hopefully get some landing gear like yours some day:)
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