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    Yesterday, 04:27 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! Yeah, I know... the $$ for that end of the hobby can be staggering, I guess I look at it as you only live once! I do though, fully...
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    03-27-2017, 04:34 PM
    Love the Spitfire! Could you send some of that weather to Connecticut?
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    03-27-2017, 04:28 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hello! Yes Mike, I completely understand the itchy finger syndrome! This project, the H1, is actually a product of that phenomenon! I was about 80%...
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    03-27-2017, 01:26 AM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Tom, Looked quick this morning, hmmm that does look like Texan, or even a Bearcat? he he good 'ole Hollywood! I'll watch the rest later. Thanks, Bob
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    03-26-2017, 04:32 PM
    Wow! Great Pictures! More! More!
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    03-26-2017, 04:24 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everybody! Thanks Tom, that sounds like a great method in replicating the Corsair's weathered wing, I too agree, scale planes ARE fun! I enjoy...
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    03-25-2017, 04:27 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Thanks, Chop it's comments like yours that make me confident that I'm doing it right! Tom, I don't think I used the right terminology for...
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    03-24-2017, 04:19 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! Thanks,Tom that sounds about right, I did some adjustments today and was able to get about 1 1/4 max, so yes, I'll go with 3/4 for low,...
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    03-24-2017, 01:21 AM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    he he he!! now that's pretty funny! hey, i need to ask a question...what would anyone recommend as a max elevator throw? I have about 1", and don't...
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    03-23-2017, 04:23 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hello! Hello! Thanks Guys, and Mike I like the fact that you have models lined up for building! I need to start thinking about my next one, I'd hate...
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    03-22-2017, 04:34 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! No, no I don't mind at all!, Anyway the building is at a slow stage right now, so I do appreciate the extra info and talk! That's a...
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    03-21-2017, 04:25 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All, I've always been a monokote fan since I started modeling, but like Matt said, there is a point that It's not going to shrink any more. The...
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    03-20-2017, 04:28 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Hey Mike, Although this is my first time using the flitemetal and I am NO expert at its application, what I did was to start at the back...
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    03-19-2017, 04:23 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Thanks again Tom! Yes, I'll order some of that this week. Well today was such a nice day, here in Ct., that my son and I decided to stay...
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    03-18-2017, 04:29 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hey Everyone! Well I went to the local hardware store today, and bought a can of the never-dull. I brought it home, tried it, and wasn't impressed....
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    03-17-2017, 04:24 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hey Guys! Thanks P.C!, thanks for the lead, Tom. The compound that I've been using is ok, but it leaves a dark tint on the metal, then I clean it...
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    03-16-2017, 04:28 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hello! Thanks Mike we have a pottery store close by too. Maybe I'll stop by there this weekend. Today, I applied more flitemetal, using a technique...
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    03-15-2017, 04:24 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Again! Hey Mike, those look like they'll work great! Maybe I'll try to find something similar. I took a little break from the foil today, to...
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    03-14-2017, 04:41 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hey Tom! Thanks...but I was too ambitious and went out in it for two bouts of snowblowing and shoveling till I almost dropped! Thank God for the hot...
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    03-14-2017, 04:32 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Well I'm still here despite 22" of snow and high winds! Thought we'd lose power but it didn't happen. (I already had my contingency plan in...
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    03-13-2017, 04:19 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! Thanks Mike,Tom! Your comments and support always make my day! Yes I'm very happy with the operation of the retract/door set up, man it...
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    03-12-2017, 04:48 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! Well It took the better part of the day, but with some patience I was able to get the gear and the doors working perfectly. I had to...
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    03-12-2017, 05:39 AM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All, Thanks, Evan, yes I do realize that my inner door setup is not what the original had, making my version not true to scale. As I indicated in...
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    03-11-2017, 11:14 AM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi, Good Saturday afterenoon! I'm going to NYC soon for dinner, so I have to get this post out before my wife makes me get in the shower! I had to...
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    03-10-2017, 02:05 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Awesome words of encouragement, Tom I really appreciate it! Yes, Mike the hinges are pinned on the inner doors, they're the Dubro type, the...
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    03-09-2017, 05:28 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! Hey Mike, yeah I was impressed with the ease of how it goes on, and how it will conform to compound curves. I only used the "stub...
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    03-08-2017, 05:26 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Again! Hi Tim, yes I will be using servos to operate the inner doors. I have JR ds390's from my BVM Electra, that survived the crash. They were...
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    03-07-2017, 05:21 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi Everyone! I'm sure you'll be very happy with your choice, Mike. Robart has been in the business for a long time, and their products are great. I...
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    03-06-2017, 05:23 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Hi All! Hey Mike, that looks like some nice hardware! I'll bet they'll work and hold up that Bonanza with authority! Mine have the same scissors...
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    03-05-2017, 05:24 PM
    rj lemay replied to a thread Hughes H1 Build in RC Scale Aircraft
    Good Sunday night to Everyone! Today, more work was done to the fuse, adding more glass and epoxy. The first pictures show the largest piece applied...
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