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  • acerc's Avatar
    07-27-2014, 05:53 PM
    acerc replied to a thread What an Idiot! in The Clubhouse
    I once saw a small pillow break a prop. The story, a Cub had taken off about ten minutes before a small Cessna. The cub had it's door open on take...
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    07-27-2014, 03:56 PM
    After a quick clean up of myself I went inspecting the finish. The only areas that will need sanding is on the fuse, I though I saw others earlier...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    07-27-2014, 03:51 PM
    WOW! I'm speechless.
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    07-27-2014, 03:48 PM
    acerc replied to a thread What an Idiot! in The Clubhouse
    That cheap r/c drone, in the right spot, can bring down the real aircraft. This type of activity is "exactly" why the FAA is going to implement some...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    07-27-2014, 03:08 PM
    Thanks guys and "yes" it does feel good. But getting to this point, even twice, is the easy part. After my last post, having a couple hours to kill,...
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    07-27-2014, 11:18 AM
    Woo Hoo, the silver has been done! I am officially caught up to the point I was a few months ago. The silver was one good and wet coat, I will let it...
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    07-27-2014, 09:38 AM
    Thanks Don and I appreciate your concern. I also have the two A/C vents blowing into the room, the fan just helps direct the flow. I sprayed some (at...
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    07-27-2014, 08:32 AM
    Thanks Vincent. Believe it or not I have spent the past four hours putting all the metal pieces on the airframe, mounted the fuse on the stand,...
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    07-26-2014, 04:02 PM
    Thanks Buddy, but, I just finished the cutting and applied them. I am pooped, so I will take the airbrush with the Poly brush and blend them in in...
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    07-26-2014, 03:28 PM
    Remember how we talk of being too anal, well apparently not enough. After that last post, and a half hour break, I went in to get set up to spray the...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    07-26-2014, 01:18 PM
    Looks nice and neat. Is everything placed for balance as well?
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    07-26-2014, 01:08 PM
    After looking everything over real well, it looks great but I felt like it needed one more coat. I could still just slightly tell a difference...
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    07-26-2014, 11:49 AM
    The third coat is done. Getting a nice sheen to it, this means the weave is filled in. I'll take a break and then shoot the two coats of Poly spray....
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    07-26-2014, 10:57 AM
    That's ok Jim, "Every farmer has his own way to town". I do near abouts the same as Vincent on set-up. I set the surface to full deflection and with...
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    07-26-2014, 10:47 AM
    A second coat of Poly brush is done. I am going to do one more to get a really slick surface, remember it's a hot rod. After the third coat I will...
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    07-26-2014, 10:44 AM
    Poly tak is what you glue the fabric to the airframe with, I do not care for it and use Sigs Stix-it. The first step after covering is the Poly brush...
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    07-26-2014, 09:27 AM
    First coat of PB has been applied.
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    07-26-2014, 08:42 AM
    I do as well, but find them useful for maidening. After the first couple of flights I end up with an adjusted rate of which I never vary from. Which...
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    07-26-2014, 08:39 AM
    acerc replied to a thread Tracy Jensen is alive in RC Jets
    So, in the very article you referenced back to, you ( Tracy Jenson) admitted to authorities you broke in and stole keys so you could steal the plane...
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    07-26-2014, 08:22 AM
    Tack rags have been purchased. For those that have not done any painting it is of utmost importance to be as clean/dust free as possible, for every...
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    07-26-2014, 08:16 AM
    Thanks Dan, at least I'm back to working on it.
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    07-26-2014, 07:02 AM
    I got off to an early start, first came hanging plastic over the framed in door way, then sealing a box fan in the end window. With the A/C fan...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    07-26-2014, 06:54 AM
    Yes it is, as soon as I get this painting done I can get back to work on the remodeling.
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    07-25-2014, 05:32 PM
    Dan, I believe the following throws suits the Waco real well. ELE = Hi-14 Lo-8 Rud = ...
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    07-25-2014, 04:04 PM
    acerc replied to a thread Tracy Jensen is alive in RC Jets
    Tracy has started three threads of late regarding his kickstarter/ scam campaign. Two of which were removed by moderators. And the first one locked...
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    07-25-2014, 03:58 PM
    Well, uh, hmm, for this application the tailwheel leafspring goes to the rear far enough that there will be only maybe an 1/8" showing. If grass can...
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    07-25-2014, 01:57 PM
    Thanks, and it is roomier than it looks. Everything is hung and ready. I will start painting in the morning.
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    07-25-2014, 12:44 PM
    One good thing about taking pictures, it helps reproduce previous set ups. I started hanging items and am having to use the pics to get it all back...
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    07-25-2014, 12:04 PM
    I am going to use both Vincent's method of a rod and Jim's idea of securing, sort of. I can make the L about 2" long and put it between the tail...
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    07-25-2014, 11:35 AM
    While waiting on the rain I cleaned the room, it is ready. And the rain has passed so I can get started bringing everything in and set up. I thought...
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