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  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:18 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Thank you for the attention. I will keep an eye on the bracket.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:51 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I haven't posted for a while, when the weather is below 0 or even 20 the hanger is just to dang cold to work in.
The engine is moving on. I had to order starter o rings thanks to the oil injection l ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:42 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Another pic of engine parts.

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/crank_zpso3xafeb9.jpghttp://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/before%20sandblast_zps4ymxoij3.jpghttp://i275.pho ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build/choke tab../enclosure
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:49 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build/choke tab../enclosure
Could you show a inside view of the brakes:
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:34 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I have the engine apart. The cylinder walls look great and the pistons have carbon deposits. I will sand blast the complete engine exterior, I will do the pistons and heads also. The crank looks and f ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:49 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Thank you for the information.
The root tube and the rest of the fuselage is clean of paint to the metal. There is no numbers on the root tube front or back.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:23 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I said enough with the paint stripper and took the fuselage to a sandblaster.
Now that the weather is hanging in the upper 20's I be waiting for warmer days for painting.

http://i275.photobucket ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:11 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Ritchard
I have been looking at your Kolb with a full enclosure, I was looking for ideas on how I was going to do just that. The question is what kind of cruse speed you are getting on that bird wit ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build/choke tab../enclosure
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:45 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build/choke tab../enclosure
looks pretty good to me.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Thanks John.
My Firestar is a fs2. As for the choke, my engine has them, but they will not be used, as there is a priming system. I have a Quick Silver that has this system, when I built the engine ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:01 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
does anyone know what purpose this tab serves. I plan to cover this into a full canopy and it will be in the way. My thought is to cut it off.

distant pic

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj2 ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:55 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I cannot see anything on the plane or information given that would suggest it has been restored by the FAA.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
It would be wonderful knowing the year it was made.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:10 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
With what I have for information this plane has never had a N number. There is no data plate or evidence of a N number removal.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
The previous owner did not have much in the way
of information. The plans I do have I bought from Kolb. Like I said. it looks like I will have to make my own serial number.

If you can find orig ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:41 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
Thank you for the replies. I checked the motor mount tube, nothing there. I guess I will make my own serial number.
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:32 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I stripped the fuselage down, all but the seat.
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/stripped%20frame_zpsi2cb595u.jpghttp://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/weld%20fix_zpskldhgp6 ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:27 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I removed the boom last week. Ive been very busy at work during the week. leaving me with the weekend only to work. This is all I have done.

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/boom%2 ...
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:30 am   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
I removed the electrical harness, battery and fuel priming system. Then removed the nose cone.

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj290/dngspot/Nose%20cone%20off_zpsfzn1jcmb.jpg
  Topic: My Firestar 2 Build
loctupdave

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PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Re: My Firestar 2 Build
i had an old hodaka road toad. and yes I did depend on the oil feed, until I found myself building the engine because of lack of oil in the fuel. It is just one more thing that will break if left on.
 
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