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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 06:25 AM
    Hysol added to the outside of a seem on say an engine box may crack, but if you have a good glue joint on the ends and sides that firewall isn't...
    11 replies | 626 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 05:59 PM
    Nice job on the doors Shaun. I haven't tackled those yet, but i did pull the fuse out and hope to get back to my build now. Your thread has been...
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-23-2017, 05:18 PM
    Great progress Kris, really enjoying following your progress! Get it flying so we can start adding scale details!! :-)
    74 replies | 3067 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-23-2017, 07:38 AM
    For a wing tube fix you can Hysol or epoxy the wing tube permanently into the wing. For a tighter fit into the fuselage you can add some thin CA to...
    254 replies | 18787 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-22-2017, 06:04 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    Great progress Mirce, and very good building! I've had so much fun with this plane, and it is a very worthwhile subject to model, it will make a very...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-21-2017, 05:42 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    Thanks Mirce! I am out of wood! I am waiting for my National balsa order to show up any day now. While I am waiting I framed up the tip tanks. ...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-19-2017, 03:19 PM
    Pete mine had the same but was able to polish them out. Spent more time on the more visible areas like the canopy and nose.
    1274 replies | 119370 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-18-2017, 08:13 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I got my nose section sheeted, I sanded the nose cone to a more cylindrical shape, looks more scale. The Airworld gear have been used in this...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-17-2017, 02:24 PM
    smchale replied to a thread Air Tubing? in RC Jets
    I use tubing from clippard. As well as their fittings. Great stuff. http://www.clippard.com/part/configure/URT1
    21 replies | 813 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-17-2017, 04:41 AM
    Are you getting the flex with the wing bolts firmly tightened? If not, tighten them and then try it. I used Hysol on the wing tubes in the...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-16-2017, 06:04 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    The most fun I've had since the Ziroli Panther is sheeting the F-104 intakes! This is what I got to show for 1 week of work: I'm very...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
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    02-14-2017, 06:38 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    You're welcome Mirce, I'm extremely happy you decided to offer this design, I want to help in any way I can. I've got my fuselage bolted...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
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    02-13-2017, 09:04 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I use both thick and thin CA, I just don't want to wait around for glue to dry when I'm on a roll. Mirce, I see on your tail section you do...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 04:08 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    Thanks jetworks, I am using CA, I bought the industrial size bottles. I have the entire fuselage built already, the ducting is a little fiddly,...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 03:08 AM
    We used to have no turbine flying during a burn ban until someone actually talked to the Fire Marshall, he simply said as long as we are following...
    84 replies | 3543 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 05:40 PM
    i didn't, just cut it open and fitted g-10 plates to make the ducts and louvers. It was time consuming but the effect was worth it...although never...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 10:14 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I got my kit from Mirce yesterday afternoon, little more than a week and it was held up in customs for a few days. I assembled the tail and nose...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 03:37 AM
    I rec'd an email asking about my fuel tank modification. Here's a couple photos of where my fuel tanks sit now. First photo is the stock location,...
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  • smchale's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 03:29 AM
    Just catching up on this thread, nice progress Shaun. I used three small bullet connectors to hold the nose on. Looks like it should work well...
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-09-2017, 06:05 PM
    smchale replied to a thread Weathering... in RC Jets
    Roger, glad you found the articles helpful and trusted them on your f-100. Looks great! ive put a few tips on my site under tips and techniques...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 04:37 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Weathering... in RC Jets
    My latest project is the Xtreme Skymaster F-18F. Using an airbrush I used a combination of the dark Gray, mixed with Black and Yellow to highlight...
    12 replies | 925 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 05:50 PM
    Nice progress, moving right along! i just created these cool details, the formation lights. These actually will glow in the dark. Next up to...
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-04-2017, 01:50 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    That's great Mirce! I'm happy you are selling more and that you will construct one! I hope others will also chime in here that have purchased kits. I...
    86 replies | 13184 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-02-2017, 07:21 AM
    My hornet is still under construction and I had to put it aside last year while we moved, but am starting to get back to it now so your thread is...
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-02-2017, 07:13 AM
    Shaun, I do glass the wings/fins first before sanding against them. this gives a nice rigid base. I've not found the edge of the sanding block...
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    02-02-2017, 07:11 AM
    Great suggestion Kelly, thanks!
    130 replies | 6349 view(s)
  • smchale's Avatar
    01-31-2017, 08:02 PM
    haha. Grab a cup of coffee and watch this video. It's a bit long winded but i wanted to keep a lot of it in real time so people could get the sense...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    01-31-2017, 05:34 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I think I ordered the first kit of this 104, those are pictures of my kit! To answer your question, the nose cone comes off, the nose at the...
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  • smchale's Avatar
    01-30-2017, 05:07 PM
    Awesome! Dylan's smile says it all. Have fun!
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    01-28-2017, 07:45 PM
    +1 +1
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