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Forum: Kit Building 09-04-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,003
Posted By damifino
Not on RCU much, but want to let you guys know...

Not on RCU much, but want to let you guys know the Venture still flies and looks as good as the day it was finished. It is still on floats.
My 10 year old son, who was not born when I built it,...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 09-04-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,047
Posted By damifino
Update?

Any progress on this? Ready to see some covering!
Forum: ARF or RTF 08-20-2014, 06:14 AM
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Views: 107,819
Posted By damifino
KaP2011, Aileron links were off in that picture. ...

KaP2011, Aileron links were off in that picture.

OldDog, The YS110, propped for speed. will probably rip the wings off it. It is nearly 3 HP. With the 14 x 7 3 blade I get a lot of speed,...
Forum: ARF or RTF 08-19-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 107,819
Posted By damifino
http://www.seaplanesupply.com/index.htm Check...

http://www.seaplanesupply.com/index.htm Check out this link. He makes very light floats and is a fine source for practical info on set up and mounting. Your floats should be 80% of the measurement...
Forum: Seaplanes 07-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By damifino
Source for streamline tubing besides K&S

Does anyone know of a source for aero or streamline tubing in chrome moly, aluminum 6061 or stainless steel? I need sizes suitable for float struts in 1/4 to 1/3 scale. The K&S line is too small...
Forum: Seaplanes 06-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By damifino
Did anyone pick up the Sea Commander line?? Been...

Did anyone pick up the Sea Commander line?? Been searching the web.........
Forum: Seaplanes 07-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 175,368
Posted By damifino
RE: Seaplane pictures

Thank you sir. What is the wingspan of the Teal? I found the back issue on FM's website but there are no particulars about the Teal.
Thanks
Forum: Seaplanes 07-01-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 175,368
Posted By damifino
RE: Seaplane pictures

Are plans avaliable for Laddie Mikulasko‘s Thurston Teal ?
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 06-28-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19,086
Views: 1,848,064
Posted By damifino
RE: WACO YMF

OK, I'll bring beer.
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 06-28-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19,086
Views: 1,848,064
Posted By damifino
RE: WACO YMF

You might get more than a few visitors.........after you get that shop cleaned up! lol
Forum: Seaplanes 06-24-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 175,368
Posted By damifino
RE: Seaplane pictures

Anyone with info on Jerry Nelson's Anderson Kingfisher plans would be greatly appreciated, with that in hand maybe I will be able to post some more sea plane pictures someday......lol. If this has...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-24-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
RE: painted iron-on covering

OK, Will probably start a thread when work really gets going.
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
RE: painted iron-on covering

Right on! I'm going for a used and faded appearance. It is to look a little like the old paint scheme on a 1940 WACO that flies sightseers in Myrtle Beach SC. It was orange and cream for many...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-22-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
RE: painted iron-on covering

I'm going for a satin, slightly faded appearance so a lot of paint to get it to flow out with high gloss is not in my plan. the colors I want are available in the satin variety. Thank you for your...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-21-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
RE: painted iron-on covering

Thank you so much for the reply Tom. Since posting and after a researching a little deeper I have decided on Solartex natural and painting the whole thing. I am more comfortable doing that than...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 06-20-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19,086
Views: 1,848,064
Posted By damifino
RE: WACO YMF

Hey gentlemen, just stopped in to say hello!
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-20-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
RE: painted iron-on covering

thanks for your reply....I did not mention I want to use an iron on FABRIC covering like 21st Century or more likely Balsa USA's Solartex. Any more info will be appreciated
Forum: Kit Building 06-20-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,273
Posted By damifino
RE: A HOG BIPE BASH-

In response to an earlier post, Yes, I plane to shorten the bottom wing by at last 1 bay per side, maybe 2 per side.
I'm tinkering around with my planes again and would like to think the Hawg...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 06-20-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By damifino
painted iron-on covering

I want to use an iron on covering (21st Century) as a white base on a Giant Aeromaster. Gasoline power is being used so Rustoleum spray bomb for secondary color is being considered. How will the...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 10-08-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19,086
Views: 1,848,064
Posted By damifino
RE: WACO YMF

Never mind me poking around here after so many years..........Hey Stickbuilder!!
Forum: Kit Building 10-05-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,273
Posted By damifino
RE: A HOG BIPE BASH-

oh yeah.....
Forum: Kit Building 10-04-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,273
Posted By damifino
RE: A HOG BIPE BASH-

Yeah it's me, been raising young'uns and working........Got my 7 year old son a trainer and flew it with him on a buddy box this past weekend. Still have the desire just not a lot of time...We'll...
Forum: Kit Building 10-02-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,273
Posted By damifino
RE: A HOG BIPE BASH-

Dusted off the building table this weekend. Don't get excited but work may, MAY commence on Der Hawg soon...........
Forum: Kit Building 07-23-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,273
Posted By damifino
RE: A HOG BIPE BASH-

Hey guys, I'll finish the der jager one of these days. If you wish to do one like it have at it and have fun!
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-24-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19,086
Views: 1,848,064
Posted By damifino
RE: WACO YMF

Got my YMF cowling from Brad at Stan's Aerofibertech today. Nice piece! To echo what Stickbuilder said recently; a few weeks ago a correct 1/5 scale YMF cowling was not and had not been available...
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