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12-15-2011, 08:15 AM
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Posted By dicknadine

RE: Curtiss Cox Cactus Kitten

morning. progress is Slow. tail pieces all done in structure, fuselage going slow. just like most things these days. the calander is beginning to catch up with me, the days are still long and not...
12-08-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By dicknadine

Curtiss Cox Cactus Kitten

here is the 30", wings in rough structure, @ 3 1/2 oz. tail pieces next, then fuselage. all from the usual 3" 3 vu's. got to keep busy and still have enough balsa to finish this one, then reorder to...
Forum: Seaplanes
11-16-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,515
Posted By dicknadine

RE: post Cub, and other float plane pics

Yes, the view is still there - but the house and my shops , and planes are a thing of the past - Thanks to Hurricane Katrina. it wiped us out 10000%. now relocated to Greensburg, La. No water, but...
09-06-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By dicknadine

RE: help

suggest that you start asking the local flying club members. then start on the net and se how they compare. dick
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-30-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,477
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Pterodactyl plans

have a 60" version hanging up. my plans are available. give me a shout. No foto's available- camera and computor not talking together right now. anyhow it's Roy Clough version.
08-25-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By dicknadine

RE: First Band Saw

have you checked with the local modelers in your area for their imput ?? it gives you a chance to get aquainted with them. they have lot's od advice, some good and then some bad - but they will try...
07-23-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Warbirds over Lousiana

ME- too can't wait. dick, in Greensburg, La.
07-09-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By dicknadine

P-26

Here is my latest. 24" Boeing P-26, from the usual 3" 3vu. this one is my wifes. will be covered in usual Army colors. it ain't detail but hanging from the ceiling who can tell. now to start looking...
06-22-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,973
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Looking for plans for an Icon A5 amphibian to scratch build

just talked to the sales dept and they said that the best option is to scale up the 3 vu shown on the net, which I will clean off the drawing board and upscale it to 60". no water conveint here but...
05-26-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By dicknadine

RE: What all do i need ?

Again I preech. get with the local club/flyers and ask them the same questions. they are the ones that you will be flying with. it's a hands on, one on one situation. dick
03-25-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Paper Tiger By, Roy L Clough Jr.

would you please send me a copy of the article also. I am trying to build one each of Roy's planes. latest is the 30" rotor dia. The Dragon Flyer, model airplane news, April 2000. thanks, dick...
03-18-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,234
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Velie Monocoupe from 1927!

Thanks BH for the message to "DO it your self" lesson in multiplying whats shown by xx to your desired size. then you learn how upsize the balsa sizes required. ASK - us old timers are here to help...
03-18-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,234
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Velie Monocoupe from 1927!

why not do it your self ? it's a Super habit to get into and it's easy to do. dick
03-07-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By dicknadine

RE: up/down scaling plans

again I say get the pencils sharp, paper on the board, ruler and the times amount that you want to upscale on the board. start drawing lines and be surprised at what you get. it's amzeing. don't be...
03-05-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By dicknadine

Playboy

looking to borrow 24" wing span Play Boy plans to copy. I do have 60" and 80" plans and the planes. have the hots to do a couple 24" ones. it's easier to borrow than down size the big one's. give...
02-25-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By dicknadine

RE: question on balsa wood

if you decide to try and dry it out ? make sure that you that it's pinned down, etc, so thats it's as straight as you can get it. then go have a long seista. NO artificial heat, natural takes a long...
02-09-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By dicknadine

RE: I.M.S. 1929 Heath Parasol Kit

whats the Brand of the kit and the wing span ? dick
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-07-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By dicknadine

RE: where to locate C/G on playboy jr

It still requires a C/G !!!
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-07-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By dicknadine

RE: where to locate C/G on playboy jr

Just a bit of Old Fashion reasoning. you really didn't know till you tried to fly the model without all the NEW available radio controls. way back when, it was the only way -1/3 0F the chord, trial...
01-26-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By dicknadine

John Livingston

Once again. Has anyone heard from John Livingston, in London, England ???? has he retired ? - has he passed on ? dick
11-17-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Caudron C.561 Racer

sorry- best that I could find is the C-460, 1934. have 3" 3 vu if you can use it. dick
10-24-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,685
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Designing P-38 tail control linkages

my personal opinion is to have individual servo's in the fuselage tail area. it sure elinimates long rods with the associated strong guide points. the wires are easy to route thru and around things,...
10-13-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By dicknadine

RE: Roy Clough

thanks. they are all copied and on the build list. am almost ready to start balsa shaveing on them, all 60" size. will keep you posted. dick
10-13-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By dicknadine

Roy Clough

looking for more Roy Clough designs. have completed 6 of them and need more. dick ala rcflyer
10-10-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,450
Posted By dicknadine

RE: 2010 Rhinebeck Jamboree

Fantastic coverage. reminds of the one time that I was able to attend, way back when. thanks for the coverage. dick
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