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Forum: Kit Building
03-17-2015, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Mustangman40

Looks great Tony!!

Looks great Tony!!
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Mustangman40

That's an App I could wrap my hands around.. ...

That's an App I could wrap my hands around..
What really sucked was I had every insurance on my phone but theft!
Of course security tapes didn't catch it either..
I don't remember when we became...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2015, 05:51 AM
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Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB, Was out of town working and my cell phone...

TB,
Was out of town working and my cell phone got swiped!:mad:
So plane $$ is little low after replacing it.. Man I hate a scumbag thief!!

Planning on mounting the cowl this weekend, pics to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Tony, What do you want for it?? With everyone...

Tony,
What do you want for it?? With everyone having to build out for the DLE, except me. It has me wondering if it will fit mine..

Awesome decision on the Meister, looking forward to seeing you...
Forum: Kit Building
03-01-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB, My prints show a US 41 on a iso mount. Here...

TB,
My prints show a US 41 on a iso mount. Here is my DLE 85 on the print, you can see it's not far off at all. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2077720
I lucked out for...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Tony, this has me intrigued as well. I even went...

Tony, this has me intrigued as well. I even went out of my way to make a three-quarter inch plywood ring as I was following in your footsteps thinking I had to do the same thing....
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

This is with the 5/8" balsa they call out to...

This is with the 5/8" balsa they call out to round the front of the fuse at F-1. I'm going to add that then mount the cowl.. If I need to add more balsa to get the look I want, I will add it then..
...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2015, 12:28 PM
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Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

My kit was an old one and no alterations were...

My kit was an old one and no alterations were done to the box, it is 12+ years old.

It almost has me thinking that the lengthened the motor box due to them coming out so tail heavy... I built...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2015, 07:48 AM
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Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

My FS cowl is also the same size as the stock as...

My FS cowl is also the same size as the stock as per drawings.. How close is your carb to the firewall? Mine has the carb hold down bolts 1/16" from the FW. I counter sunk for my butterfly just to be...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB, That is strange how our numbers are so...

TB,
That is strange how our numbers are so different on the same plane..
My 85 is 7 7/8" to the hub.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2077335
I mounted the motor back on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB, The ARC must be different in that respect...

TB,
The ARC must be different in that respect as well.
I mocked mine up on the plane as well as the print and I need to come out 3/4".. ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Getting a lot closer to happy.. Lol First build...

Getting a lot closer to happy.. Lol
First build up coat came out good.. Have to carve the top block now, then put a finish coat on.. :-) little sneak...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 165,429
Posted By Mustangman40

Man I typed out stuff with those pics, it didn't...

Man I typed out stuff with those pics, it didn't post that..
I would go with the small spokes in if it was me, they look cool..

Jimbo
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 165,429
Posted By Mustangman40

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076712http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076713http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=207671...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB Firewall is in its stock location , I'm...

TB
Firewall is in its stock location , I'm moving the cowl forward similar to yours.. I'm still working it out in my head, I want my cowl screws internal, but not a full ring.. I want the open look...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Hi Bob, thank you. Yes I will be pinning on all 4...

Hi Bob, thank you. Yes I will be pinning on all 4 sides now that it has good wood around it..

Jimbo
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

While I was waiting for filler to dry on the...

While I was waiting for filler to dry on the razor, I focused on the motor box..

I knew going into the build I would have to add weight to the nose, most everyone with this plane has.. I also did...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Progress, time for a coffee break.. I cut...

Progress, time for a coffee break..

I cut new fairing parts bigger than the original, this heps close up to the new canopy and will now give me the room to make the sides of the fuse aft the head...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 165,429
Posted By Mustangman40

Very nice Tony, I am really liking the looks of...

Very nice Tony, I am really liking the looks of those wheels. The price is much better than Robart and IMO look as good if not better.. I was planning to order the Robarts, but I think I will go with...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Gary, It was great bs'ing with you last night...

Gary,
It was great bs'ing with you last night and catching up..

The Ziroli canopy fits pretty well on the sides and is a little long in the front, I can live with the length issue.. Height is...
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

TB, You are so right, lots of little things on...

TB,
You are so right, lots of little things on the kit that isn't right..

I'm going to do my best to make the Ziroli canopy work, camera doesn't really show it, but it looks a lot better than the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 165,429
Posted By Mustangman40

Great stuff TB, I really like how you go about...

Great stuff TB, I really like how you go about things... Your work with CF is awesome and something I really want to learn. Have you done any how to vids on it?

Jimbo
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

Gary, Your right, they tell you to add sheet...

Gary,
Your right, they tell you to add sheet to raise the sides.. The problem I'm having is how much I will have to build it up.
In this pic I have a 1/2" block representing where I will build up...
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2075696http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2075697
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 273,701
Posted By Mustangman40

I know we have all been there on a build, when...

I know we have all been there on a build, when something just doesn't fit or look right and it drives you bonkers!!

For me, it's this dang canopy! The one you buy from topflite is to small, second...
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