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  1. Thread: 1/3 J-3 Overhaul

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    That Santa sure knows how to 'work it'! :D

    That Santa sure knows how to 'work it'! :D
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    Zor's posts are informative, here, and I don't...

    Zor's posts are informative, here, and I don't see them as bothersome! C'mon guys....:confused: Merry Christmas!
  3. Thread: 1/3 J-3 Overhaul

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    Looks great! Put a marble in your gun's paint cup...

    Looks great! Put a marble in your gun's paint cup to help with keeping metallics stirred up. Just swirl every so often. Works for me!
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    Robert- all you need is a 'runway' to 'model'...

    Robert- all you need is a 'runway' to 'model' that shirt! Puns intended! hahahahaha
    Hey... where's my shirt... I ordered one!
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    Chad- I think it'll be one of the more 'modern'...

    Chad- I think it'll be one of the more 'modern' airplane models I've built in a while! :D
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    I built and wound motors found in some of those...

    I built and wound motors found in some of those plastic model car kits and was able to make them run! I had forgotten all about those until your (Flypaper 2) post!
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    Some of the rotaries were throttle-able to a...

    Some of the rotaries were throttle-able to a degree. They used air and fuel mixture regulators. 'Blip' switches were used to 'kill' all or a limited number of cylinders, too, for 'throttle...
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    I like to have just enough power (or slightly...

    I like to have just enough power (or slightly less than kit recommends) for flying. It keeps me 'honest', respectful and is great training and therapy! I know guys that always want to jack up the...
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    Sensei- tell ya what... I'm going to go the silk...

    Sensei- tell ya what... I'm going to go the silk and dope route for the tail feathers of my 1/4 scale Franklin 'Eaglet' sailplane that I'm scratch building presently! I just might put silk on the top...
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    Hahahaha! Dialect.... I mean dialogue! I'm slowly...

    Hahahaha! Dialect.... I mean dialogue! I'm slowly losing it! :p
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    Here is what I'm going to start building come 1...

    Here is what I'm going to start building come 1 January 2015. In 1/4 scale a 1937 Frank Haines H-3 'Mystery' sometimes called Firelfy'. It'll have retracts and flaps, too! Brassy gold with red...
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    All you folks talkin' about VHS.... we (my...

    All you folks talkin' about VHS.... we (my parents) had Super 8 'home movie's and they weren't 'talkies'! We would watch those movies and provide our own score and dialect. We made popcorn for them....
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    Go to www.radiolaguy.com and check out his wares....

    Go to www.radiolaguy.com and check out his wares. Check the battery labels he has for sale! I bought some and they are first rate! What I'm gonna do is make a dummy battery with terminals etc. and...
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    I remember Cecil and Beanie Boy, vaguely. How...

    I remember Cecil and Beanie Boy, vaguely. How about the Harmonicats or Spike Jones' silliness! I used to fly balloons on the floor heat register which was a similar principle to the toy fan and...
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    Poly-tak, yes! Not Poly-tone. I'm not familiar...

    Poly-tak, yes! Not Poly-tone. I'm not familiar with the 'Stits Process'. Like acerc, I'm a Stix-It guy!
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    Why don't you use the Polytone to attach the...

    Why don't you use the Polytone to attach the fabric in lieu of nitrate dope? Won't that diminish the chances of fabric edges getting loose?
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    Apollo program.... ? Got any spare Nixie tubes...

    Apollo program.... ? Got any spare Nixie tubes lying about? I'll take 'em!
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    Me too! ;) It's hard to convince folks that the...

    Me too! ;) It's hard to convince folks that the adhesive is heavy!!!!! A doped finish is probably one of the lightest finishes to use but mileage varies due to the 'applicator'!
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    Very nice! Some wind is actually a good thing...

    Very nice! Some wind is actually a good thing...
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    House fire... bummer. We lost all kinds of neat...

    House fire... bummer. We lost all kinds of neat things to fire. We used to have real lead (Pb) icicles for the Christmas tree. The kind that really pull the tree branches down when you hang 'em and...
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    Donnyman... I wish I could hang with you and your...

    Donnyman... I wish I could hang with you and your son! I'd have to stay away from Propworm... he sounds like trouble! ;) The kite thing would be right up our alley for pretty much harmless fun! As an...
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    Glue is heavier than paint. Dope is very...

    Glue is heavier than paint. Dope is very lightweight since the vehicle in which it's pigments are dissolved/ suspended evaporates away. I can't remember the numbers but it is somewhere around 80%? I...
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    Polyester fabrics with some type of paint (I like...

    Polyester fabrics with some type of paint (I like to use dope, personally) will be the lightest for a fabric type finish. Solartex is very strong because it has a coating of adhesive (more weight) on...
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    Propworm- that is so funny! I'm from a large...

    Propworm- that is so funny! I'm from a large family so didn't 'interact' with parents much. When we did it was usually disciplinary! :eek: We were left to our own devices and I grew up in a small...
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    Propworm- that is so funny! I'm from a large...

    Propworm- that is so funny! I'm from a large family so didn't 'interact' with parents much. When we did it was usually disciplinary! :eek: We were left to our own devices and I grew up in a small...
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