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02-11-2019, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Bipe Flyer

That's a good question. They're like a heavier...

That's a good question. They're like a heavier version of an X-acto knife blade. They sell replacement tips, so you don't have to replace the whole blade unit, but they're not exactly cheap either....
02-11-2019, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Bipe Flyer

To be honest, I rarely build up wings with ribs...

To be honest, I rarely build up wings with ribs because I have a CNC foam cutter that uses airfoil cut files created with Tile Print. I draw my plans in Turbocad and print them with Tile Print, and...
02-10-2019, 05:56 PM
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Views: 1,879
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I have the Maker and I'm using the knife blade to...

I have the Maker and I'm using the knife blade to cut balsa. Here's a link to a comparison page to see what might be different from yours.

https://shop.cricut.com/en_us/machines.html
02-10-2019, 04:55 PM
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Views: 1,879
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I played with the settings and it can cut 3/32"...

I played with the settings and it can cut 3/32" with fewer passes than my first try.
01-17-2019, 10:24 AM
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Views: 1,879
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It says it can cut up to 3/32" balsa and 1/16"...

It says it can cut up to 3/32" balsa and 1/16" basswood. I might try a whole kit to see how it works.
01-15-2019, 04:23 PM
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Views: 1,584
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Here's how I do mine. Using a servo horn works...

Here's how I do mine. Using a servo horn works great to make it adjustable.
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01-15-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Cutting Ribs with a Cricut Vinyl Cutter

I recently got a Cricut Maker and tried some LST ribs. It takes a while, but the cuts are perfect. Way better than die cut, and as good as laser cut, minus the burning. It can cut from any bmp,...
01-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It was Top Filte. I built one several years ago....

It was Top Filte. I built one several years ago. I originally powered it with a TeeDee .020, but later converted it to a Johnson 250 electric.
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05-21-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I'm sorry to hear that Rog passed away. I was...

I'm sorry to hear that Rog passed away. I was jut looking through some of the old design contest pictures and I thought I'd pop in to see what's happening. Fly high, Rog.
04-13-2016, 11:40 AM
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Views: 57,353
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Just a quick update. Tile Print is working with...

Just a quick update. Tile Print is working with Windows 10 and Adobe Reader DC, which are the latest versions.

Downloads are down to about 1/4 of what they were in its heyday, but still going...
06-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,151
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Build whatever makes YOU happy. Rog scaled down...

Build whatever makes YOU happy. Rog scaled down a Four Star Forty one year.
06-20-2015, 08:17 PM
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Views: 5,151
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Just the .15 class is single engine.

Just the .15 class is single engine.
06-17-2015, 07:59 AM
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Views: 5,151
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I thinks it's a good idea. It's really about...

I thinks it's a good idea. It's really about designing small planes more than anything else.
05-27-2015, 07:01 PM
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Views: 4,966
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I agree with Brian and Dave. Get building. ;-) ...

I agree with Brian and Dave. Get building. ;-)
I like Hitec HS 81s.
05-26-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I used this...

I used this http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXLWT6&P=ML
In this http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/1-2-1-8-airplanes-70/2301186-building-flying-lst-1-2a-trainer-37.html#post12037575
...
05-26-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,240
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Nice. Should be an interesting build.

Nice. Should be an interesting build.
05-26-2015, 06:54 AM
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Views: 181,140
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Yes, he does. I haven't bought a magazine since...

Yes, he does. I haven't bought a magazine since before RCM went out of business and they stopped construction articles. We haven't been able to find any mags at the drug/grocery store.
05-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,966
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Oops typo. Sorry Brian. All fixed.

Oops typo. Sorry Brian. All fixed.
05-25-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I've built a couple of flying boats and designed...

I've built a couple of flying boats and designed one for 1/2A.

Here's one with .061 power.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2098522...
05-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 181,140
Posted By Bipe Flyer

You know, it's funny you mentioned that. We went...

You know, it's funny you mentioned that. We went out on Saturday and tried a .25 sized trainer because I thought it would be a little easier to take off on the grass and would handle the wind a...
05-25-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I've built a couple. I treat them the same as a...

I've built a couple. I treat them the same as a regular biplane. I use 0 degrees decalage, about 25% stagger and 1 chord gap. If you're not planning on inverted flight and want a nice safe stall,...
05-25-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I'll just add some extra lightening. They worked...

I'll just add some extra lightening. They worked pretty well with this one.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2098504
https://youtu.be/bL0IcgKjhrk
05-25-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It's a brushed motor made by Johnson Electric for...

It's a brushed motor made by Johnson Electric for use in stuff like electric shavers. They're about the power of a PeeWee .020. I remove the bronze bushings and replace them with ball bearings to...
05-25-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It's for the design contest. We discussed it and...

It's for the design contest. We discussed it and decided to add an electric class this time around.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/1-2-1-8-airplanes-70/11616475-design-contest.html ...
05-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,979
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Looks pretty cool. Kinda looks like a spaceship.

Looks pretty cool. Kinda looks like a spaceship.
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