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06-25-2012, 06:12 PM
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06-20-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
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RE: painted iron-on covering

Hi, I've painted over monokote long time ago and eventually it will scratch. Looks like old plane... That time I used plastic model paints (testors or model maste)r and apply a clear coat to...
11-04-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,188
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: How do you sand the leading edge of the elevator?

After using the razor plane you can sand finish using a block under the sanding paper.
10-26-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Rebuilding my

congratulations for your repair: looks nice. The better you have is your kid helping. Have some experience on that myself. Have a good flight.
09-18-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,699
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Transporting planes in a truck

I think you need to tie up securelly everything and cover it because of the wind. The other option is to make boxes or one big box with compartments to carry everything.
09-09-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Upgraded Hawk Sky and OOPs!

Send some photos to figure out how to improve it.
Regards
08-23-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: covering problem

Hey, the little tonka plane of your kid is the same as my kid´s plane. jajaja.
08-23-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: covering problem

Try the next:
- clean your desk and put away everything you use to build: tools, glue, dust, etc.
- clean your plane with a cloth using windex. Personally I use a mix with windex and a...
08-23-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: covering problem

Hi, what you need is get off all the grease form your wood. I've had use thinner (lacquer or polyurethane) and alcohol alternatelly to sock the wood. Use a cotton or a cloth to apply and rub it to...
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-15-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,027
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Elevator Slats

Hi, It sure would be very helpfull to have the plans to see this slot. But I've saw the F-4 Phantom has leading edge slots and thinking of the function of the slots I rather think those are to...
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-15-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,027
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Elevator Slats

Hi, It sure would be very helpfull to have the plans to see this slot. But I've saw the F-4 Phantom has leading edge slots and thinking of the function of the slots I rather think those are to...
05-11-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Using ModelCad and/or DesignCad

Hi,
I have the modelcad 3000 and it has airfoils already. If one of this doesn't meet your needs, you can trace it with the curve option, passing by the coordinates you can establish according to...
03-20-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Scratch built own design trainer

Hi, congratulations!
Nice plane.
Happy for you that are back in flying.
I have long time no flying, hope be back soon.

keep it flying.

happy landings
10-31-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,239
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Fiberglassing a Byron Hellcat

Hi Steve,

what I would do is: sand the model and apply the fiberglass with finishing resin. You can use .5 or .75 oz cloth. If you want spray paint I recommend you lustrekote, or 21sr...
10-28-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: SPRAY ADHESIVE

Hi, I´d use it in a King Kobra, from Sig, many years ago: could be around 1991. The instructions call for it and tell the process. I found it easy to apply and as long as I remember never had a...
10-24-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Designing P-38 tail control linkages

I would prefer one servo for each boom. Agree that is easy to adjust and install. for cg you'll have to move something else to the front and avoid the use of ballast. Much of this is affected for...
10-19-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,145
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: KLASSKOTE WIN WIN !!!

I normally paint with poliurethane, the same that is used for cars. You can find it at paint stores, autoshop. sometimes called paint clinic they make all the colors you want, just bring them a...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-13-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,008
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: My Latest Q500 Design

Nice plane.
Sorry for my ignorance, which is this mylar technique?
06-29-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,813
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: What would you guys do with this???

yes, I think its a Carl Goldberg too. Nice plane, get the original plans and instructions to get sure with the wing incidences. Its a good flyer.
06-25-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Glider with a broken spar

I'm not sure but undestood that the two wing halves separated at the middle where they were glued together. If I'm right, The capstrips sounds fine. What I would do instead of drilling the holes is...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
05-11-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,319
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Lets Try To Mold A Moldie!

Thanks D.E. I saw the splitter board post, really excellent.
Now I will make some space to work and start a first try on this. Do you think is possible to use a Q500 fuse for plug and then use it...
04-30-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Crash Repair

Is the only way to go when you crash your favorite plane and try to make a good reparation or even an improvement of the plane. Sometimes, the reparation leads you to change colors when need to...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
04-29-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,319
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Lets Try To Mold A Moldie!

Yes D.E., please post them so we can have the entire proccess and start a plug. Thanks.

regards,

Jose
Forum: Q-40 Racing
04-28-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,319
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Lets Try To Mold A Moldie!

I'm really impressed! I really must to try this. I understand you made a first fuse and used it to make the mold. But Can you explain on how to making the plug and the mold?
thanks,
Forum: Q-40 Racing
04-23-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,319
Posted By flyngfrog

RE: Lets Try To Mold A Moldie!

Hi DE, this tread is excellent, thanks. I'm learning too much. And I have a question: I did try some molding once but when spraying the PVA it make little pinholes. Seems to have grease in the...
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