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Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCM Plans Service

At this point there are no photos or info - you have to know what aircraft you're interested in and know that the Paul Matt drawings are quite excellent. You'll have to then scale the plans to your...
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCM Plans Service

Oct 26th update - The Paul Matt plans from Wind Canyon Books arrived within 3 days! These are the best set of 3-views and details I've ever seen!
Forum: Kit Building
10-24-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCM Plans Service

Oct 24th update - The RCM plans arrived today and I'll have to admit that they are an excellent set of plans!

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Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCM Plans Service

Thanks for those great links!

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Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,674
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCM Plans Service

I too have ordered a set of plans from RCM Plans and I'm still waiting!

Another source of plans is Wind Canyon Books: http://www.windcanyonbooks.com/ - they have all the Paul Matt plans as...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-24-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,081
Posted By RWeston

RE: Icon A5 Seaplane, amphibian, where can I get one?

Hi Ricardo - I would be interested in seeing your CADs! What are you using for your original sources of the Icon-A5?

Dick
Forum: Seaplanes
06-14-2011, 09:09 AM
Forum: Seaplanes
06-12-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,081
Posted By RWeston

RE: Icon A5 Seaplane, amphibian, where can I get one?

That's a really good looking Icon A5 you have there! Mine is still on the drawing board and it may actually get built someday, but maybe I should consider buying the one you're flying. Scale wise it...
Forum: RC Jets
11-26-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,656
Posted By RWeston

RE: Pick your favorite Myth:

I believe that was women pilots?

;)
Forum: Kit Building
08-04-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,663
Posted By RWeston

RE: how many enjoy the build?

B-ARF's?? - I luv it!
Replies: 31
Views: 3,092
Posted By RWeston

RE: Just an intersting Google Earth shot....

and this is just east of Prescott, AZ:
Replies: 156
Views: 15,827
Posted By RWeston

RE: what was your first radio system?

In 1976 bought a used Cirrus 4- channel from the guy down the street. A few years later built an ACE RC 6- channel and still later, another ACE RC 8- channel. Presently flying a Hitec Optic 6,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-15-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,381
Posted By RWeston

RE: Are you a member of a club?

I was one of the founding members of Central Arizona Modelers (Sedona, Cottonwood) in 1979. After many years away from RC, I'm back flying infrequently here in Prescott. There are a couple of clubs...
05-28-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By RWeston

RE: Cold vs. Hot RCV 60SP

This is only a guess, but it might be compression as the oil thins out when the temperature rises.
05-20-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17,787
Views: 829,870
Posted By RWeston

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

Douglas A4D Skyraider?
05-17-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
Posted By RWeston

RCV .91 - this could happen to you!

My RCV .91 engine has been somewhat negleted for a couple of years, now, but it's spring and I figured "what-the-heck" let's start 'er up!

Almost got it running the first day - no luck. But the...
05-04-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By RWeston

RE: Cad Class Tutorial

Brian - your timing, regarding the TurboCAD program, and so far as I'm concerned, is perfect. I just downloaded it a few days ago and have realized a very steep learning curve ahead of me! It appears...
Forum: Seaplanes
04-09-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 110,556
Posted By RWeston

RE: Show us your Beaver!

I built this Unionville Hobbies 1/6 "stand-way-off-scale" DHC-2 Beaver about 5 years ago and have flown it a few times. I have only just now completed floats from scaled-down MR Aerodesign plans:...
Forum: Beginners
04-09-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,873
Posted By RWeston

RE: Years of experience in R/C hobby including operating/flying & building

Remember those rubber-band launched, folding wing gliders? I started flying those in '47. Then there was the "stick 'n tissue", which would actually almost fly. Then came the hardwood "sand-for-ever...
03-30-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,767
Posted By RWeston

RE: Color tinting epoxy?

This method, with the enamel works just great! I was working a small area to replicate an aluminum "weld" so I added one drop of silver enamel into the epoxy mix, then added microballoons for "body"...
Forum: Seaplanes
03-30-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,081
Posted By RWeston

RE: Icon A5 Seaplane, amphibian, where can I get one?

Well, if nothing else, you ARE persistent! I think I would have packed it in after that third crash, but I'll be curious to hear about your flight off the water.

Hope it goes well!
Forum: Seaplanes
03-29-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,081
Posted By RWeston

RE: Icon A5 Seaplane, amphibian, where can I get one?

"All's quiet on the 'Weston' Front" - pun intended. Still waiting to here from 'hirschr'.
03-28-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By RWeston

RE: RCV91 cd

The RCV .91 engine would be more than enough power for the 11.5 model and would fit very nicely into that cowling, but be certain you have enough air flow to cool the engine or she'll overheat in a...
03-26-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,767
Posted By RWeston

RE: Color tinting epoxy?

Thanks to everyone for your help on this question. Looks like I've got some experimenting and homework to do.
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03-25-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,767
Posted By RWeston

RE: Color tinting epoxy?

Whoa.... that seems way too simple! - but I'll sure give it a try and thanks for the tip!

Is the weather beginning to cool down at all ..... down there now?
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