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Forum: Suggestions
04-05-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By DGrant

Thanks for the responses.

Thanks for the responses.
Forum: Suggestions
04-04-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By DGrant

So... how long has it been since I started this...

So... how long has it been since I started this thread?... You had to open it to know for sure right. Same issue, almost 2 years now. What a joke.

Is this how you guys really want to run a...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-08-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By DGrant

Is that what Tru-Turn recommends? I think you're...

Is that what Tru-Turn recommends? I think you're referring to "flat-head" screws that you counter sink into the backplate. I actually just got another spinner/backplate for one of my BME's, and they...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-06-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By DGrant

I know old thread here, but I thought if...

I know old thread here, but I thought if anyone's still following this, how was this situation rectified?. I used the sandpaper trick and haven't had a problem, my spinner back-plate is fine, I...
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By DGrant

Frankly, I find Spektrums PDF instructs very...

Frankly, I find Spektrums PDF instructs very easy to follow. The original post is a train-wreck waiting to happen. Sorry to say, as obviously someone took a long time to write it, but everything...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-23-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By DGrant

When I'm doing TrimKote, I just take a bowl of...

When I'm doing TrimKote, I just take a bowl of appropriate size for the graphics I'm applying. I put a few drops of dishwashing liquid in it(maybe 3 or 4 if it's a large bowl), put water in, and...
02-11-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 632
Posted By DGrant

That's what I use. I buy the 16oz bottle at this...

That's what I use. I buy the 16oz bottle at this point though. That makes me roughly 5 gallons at 40:1(give or take). That gallon jug is enough for about 40 gallons give or take at 40:1.

It might...
02-10-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 632
Posted By DGrant

Another vote for 40:1 w/Redline oil. Everything...

Another vote for 40:1 w/Redline oil. Everything I own gets that.

Mikey, if you need a mixing cup, go to your local motorcycle or cart shop and pick up a Ratio Rite. Ratio Right, Ratio Rite...
01-24-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By DGrant

Here's a good video of how to go about mapping...

Here's a good video of how to go about mapping exit holes... It works for most applications, and might give you a bit of insight as well. The example is on a giant aerobat, but the same principle...
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By DGrant

Are you running v.2.01 airware on that...

Are you running v.2.01 airware on that transmitter?. If not I suggest you update to the newest v2.01 and give it another try. As well as update that receiver if you haven't done so yet. Give that a...
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By DGrant

I agree it looks like there's components left out...

I agree it looks like there's components left out of the plans page as we see it on the above link. I'm not seeing an F-6 bulkhead on there, which that bulkhead looks like it's key in the forming of...
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By DGrant

Many times there's a dowel or tab built into the...

Many times there's a dowel or tab built into the leading edge, that gets inserted into a built in recepticle in the fuselage, then the trailing edge is where you locate the bolts. It's not hard to do...
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By DGrant

Nope sorry. Jemco and MarksModels Fun Scale...

Nope sorry. Jemco and MarksModels Fun Scale Mustangs were the same or very similar. With the crutch style fuselage, no tank hatch, and a few other things.

The switch in design came into play...
12-30-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By DGrant

I mentioned the FrSky modules in post #6, and...

I mentioned the FrSky modules in post #6, and that they're only compatible with FrSky receivers. Not a bad deal for converting a Futaba 9C and getting back into the hobby. What I was trying to...
12-25-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By DGrant

That kit would probably be worth over twice that...

That kit would probably be worth over twice that $100 depending on the condition. It might considered a sought after classic in some areas. I can assure you at $100 you're not overcharging him... I'm...
12-25-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By DGrant

Good luck finding 2.4 conversion modules for...

Good luck finding 2.4 conversion modules for anything these days, Futaba or Spektrum compatible.. If you do, you better buy a lottery ticket as it's a lucky day. I think FrSky, or Taranis still sells...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-24-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By DGrant

Tower gives directions on where to send a money...

Tower gives directions on where to send a money order as previously linked. It would still have to be processed once received. Depending on their policy on that would determine when your order...
Forum: Kit Building
10-25-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,314
Posted By DGrant

Great looking plane HAL!

Great looking plane HAL!
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By DGrant

A heat gun might have that stuff coming off in...

A heat gun might have that stuff coming off in very large pieces, with a bunch less work and less mess.... and maybe less intrusive on the base it's on. Just a suggestion.
10-14-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By DGrant

Be aware SolarTex covering is a textured...

Be aware SolarTex covering is a textured material. Very good for a Cub or a model that you want a texture on, particularly for a model that used a fabric covering on the full-scale version, however...
Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,314
Posted By DGrant

That's one sweet looking Komander right there! ...

That's one sweet looking Komander right there!

I'm still wanting to work on mine, I've just been playing with giant planes lately, and those are tough to get away from... very addicting.
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Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By DGrant

Not sure if you've tried a heat-gun to loosen...

Not sure if you've tried a heat-gun to loosen that covering... That works well, but sometimes leaves more pigment on the wood, still removable depending on the color and quality of the original...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By DGrant

Yes, that the .40 size.

Yes, that the .40 size.
Forum: Kit Building
09-14-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 85,902
Posted By DGrant

Wow! I really like what you did with that...

Wow! I really like what you did with that scheme, combined with your slight eliptical shaping of the tip areas on the tail and wings, and other subtle changes. Very tasteful touches, and should...
Forum: Kit Building
09-11-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,314
Posted By DGrant

All good info lately on this thread. ...

All good info lately on this thread.

Actually the pros like to vacuum bag everything. That really gets things tight, in all aspects. That's gained popularity for many reasons.

At this...
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