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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Thanks. Will calibrate again with throttle...

Thanks.

Will calibrate again with throttle stick perfectly centered.

Steve
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Gents thanks for the info. I did get the sticks...

Gents thanks for the info. I did get the sticks back. However my throttle is not 100% yet. The radio has too many configurations for me!
Steve
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Help: Taranis ACCST radio issue.

I have a taranis radio I bought years ago and have decided to try and use it. I had the radio working pretty good, then while trying to mix channels, I somehow cleared all the settings and can't...
02-22-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

For God's sake, it's on a German war plane. Not...

For God's sake, it's on a German war plane. Not your forehead or you Chevy, Ford or Toyota.

I have tons of German warbirds. I also have American, Russian, British, and Japenese. I'm not a big fan...
02-07-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

With the lost foam method, I would use a 6oz...

With the lost foam method, I would use a 6oz first, brush on epoxy resin, then a 4oz ,epoxy, then maybe another 4oz,epoxy, then a nice fine weave, maybe 2oz,epoxy to finish. And sop up excess epoxy...
01-22-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

I have no wheel problem at this point. A simple...

I have no wheel problem at this point. A simple drill on my lathe worked.

Steve
01-21-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Note one other thing i just remembered. On my BVM...

Note one other thing i just remembered. On my BVM scale main wheels with brakes, the bushings used in the wheels, heat up and expand ( or gall the bushing) when on take off. This locks my mains to...
01-20-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

I have the BVM F-16 And the Yellow F-16. They are...

I have the BVM F-16 And the Yellow F-16. They are almost impossible to tell apart. The BVM landing gear will kill you in repairs if you damage them. Making you not be willing to fly it much. The only...
01-17-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

In this case I would add a bit more primer or...

In this case I would add a bit more primer or your finish coat, then to remove the wax, wet sand with 1000/600 to expose a "new" final surface to paint once done with wax and molding.

After all,...
01-07-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

ANSWER/// How to visually tell the difference from the Wren 54s from the Super sport

Hi

Is there a simple way to make sure your looking at a Super sport (as advertised) when looking to purchase one used. The seller is not 100% sure what he has. Looks like my 54s' from the pics'...
01-02-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Hi You may get some info from my posts as...

Hi

You may get some info from my posts as well.

I have not worked on my F-104 for awhile, but if you search for my RCG name and find the post in the edf sections, I have pics of a F-104 off...
Forum: RC Jets
12-24-2013, 07:34 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

We have a nice club out here with the same...

We have a nice club out here with the same issues. From what I recall, our club banned turbines due to a claimed near miss with a civilian aircraft.
The issue was more political than valid. Any...
12-16-2013, 10:53 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

It's a great mix for the white foams. I use that...

It's a great mix for the white foams. I use that material as well.

However, the florists green foam as a plug can handle bondo. The cure time is minutes. The sanding is easy. If you can handle the...
12-16-2013, 07:39 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

And use a respirator. Steve

And use a respirator.

Steve
12-12-2013, 04:54 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

By the way, always use a mask or better yet a...

By the way, always use a mask or better yet a respirator with this stuff.

I am about to use the green foam for my 104 forward duct sections

Steve
Forum: RC Jets
12-09-2013, 05:50 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

I have a bvm F-16 that flies with a dynema/...

I have a bvm F-16 that flies with a dynema/ scorpion 630kv 12s 5300mA. I also have a un-bulit green fuse/scale gear Yel F-16 C.

The entire air frame ready to fly is around 16.25 lbs. It also has...
12-07-2013, 09:49 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

I see some modelers think that full size aircraft...

I see some modelers think that full size aircraft construction crosses over to our toys.

As pointed out in post #12 by Invert, I believe his early comments are directed at our toys.

A...
Forum: RC Jets
12-06-2013, 06:25 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Keep your ears open for the start up test. ...

Keep your ears open for the start up test.

Steve
12-04-2013, 07:38 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Or anywhere that has lacquer primer. Fast dry!!

Or anywhere that has lacquer primer. Fast dry!!
12-03-2013, 08:18 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Hi All For a plug. Florist green foam....

Hi All

For a plug.

Florist green foam. The fine cell one that holds water. It can handle Ca. polyester resin, and bondo.

For florists green foam plug:

1) I use Ca to bond pieces to...
11-27-2013, 07:49 AM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

Save some money.and work. Put down a layer of...

Save some money.and work. Put down a layer of epoxy, let cure, then lay up glass. Never a pin hole.

I use 1 layer 4oz and 1 layer 6oz "E" glass. Carbon is not needed. On my Corsair I need nose...
11-22-2013, 04:02 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

This is how I have seen vinyl floors repaired. ...

This is how I have seen vinyl floors repaired.

They take a piece of vinyl, cut a size as needed to cover the damaged area then place the repair piece on top of the damaged section and use the...
11-21-2013, 02:41 PM
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Views: 4,457
Posted By SCALECRAFT

Aside from your band saw blade, consider the...

Aside from your band saw blade, consider the carbon dust you create and inhale. Use a respirator.

Can be done. If you use a carbon weave it looks cool. Between two pieces of thick acrylic plate,...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2013, 02:07 PM
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Posted By SCALECRAFT

I hope the gear system is electric. Steve

I hope the gear system is electric.

Steve
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2013, 05:18 PM
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Views: 2,221
Posted By SCALECRAFT

I have never, (in 1991) and will never offer a...

I have never, (in 1991) and will never offer a model that does not have all it's molds/parts perfect. I will also test fly it until it's capable of coming back in one piece.

Steve
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