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11-18-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By SPEED51J

Check local pawn shops or ebay. ...

Check local pawn shops or ebay.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5039.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xoverhead+projector&_nkw=overhead+projector&_sacat=0.

Cant wait to see the Pitts...
Forum: RC Jets
04-22-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By SPEED51J

My wife hates them. Says they creep her out and...

My wife hates them. Says they creep her out and are always staring at her. So I made a special pilot. She made me put him back in the box....
Forum: Kit Building
12-26-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,770
Posted By SPEED51J

save the clear backing from Monokote rolls

save the clear backing from Monokote rolls
10-09-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,409
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Has TopFlite gone nuts with the price??

Why do you think the arf prices are so outrageous. The Top Flight giant scale kits are $300 or more and that doesn"t include any hardware. By the time you buy all the hardware and covering material,...
09-04-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 133,026
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: P-40 Brotherhood (All P-40's Welcome)

Sign me up. YELLOW P-40... Evolution 58
Forum: Kit Building
07-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 35,996
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: LETS SAVE SIG BEFORE THEY GET SWALLOWED BY THE BIG TWO!!!

I have built several of sig kits over the years and love every one of them. Its sad to see all the kit building going away. It used to be if you wanted to fly you had to build it.

Banshee C/L
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Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,880
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Lipo Fire in Garage

why blame the charger. Sorry this happened but from looking at the pics the batteries that were on the charger were not connected to the balance port. I have this same charger and I always connect...
05-31-2012, 06:55 PM
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Views: 786,421
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Best scale photo!

Sanford Aero Modelers at TOP GUN 2012. Photos taken by David Hart. http://warbirdandrcairplanephotography.com/
12-06-2011, 09:02 PM
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Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Best scale photo!

Yellow Aircraft P-40 & P-47. Taken at Sanford Aero Modelers ( Sanford Florida )
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

RC Wings. Lookin very nice. Shouldn't be to much longer before she is in the air. Like the dual aileron servos. Wish I would have done that.

John
Forum: Kit Building
10-27-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,287
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Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Got the Smith all finished up and put 3 flights on her today. it was a beautiful late afternoon here today. ( sunny, clear sky and about 85 degrees ). Ran three tanks through the Magnum 52. This is...
Forum: Kit Building
10-21-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

The paint is sig dope. and it is fuel proof. I would not worry about the exhaust from the four stroke as long as its not directly hitting the plane.
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Got most of the painting done. Still have to paint the cockpit and apply the clear coat. Its been hard to paint here in Florida with the high humidity.
Forum: Kit Building
08-18-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Williams brothers 1/5 scale pilot . This plane is just slightly larger than 1/5 scale
Forum: Kit Building
08-18-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

I applied 2 coats of nitrate dope on the entire airframe, ( sand with 400 in between coats ) then apply one coat of STIX IT just to the areas where you want the covering to stick. Using med/ high...
Forum: Kit Building
08-18-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Ready to start applying the the final finish.
Forum: Kit Building
08-07-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Just now started to cover the Smith. I'm using sig koverall and going to paint with sig dope. Dianna cream and light blue. I have had several magnum engines and have never had any problems with...
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

I guess they still are, but there on back order.


Magnum XL 52 RFS Blue R/C 4-Stroke Engine

http://www.hobbypeople.net/gallery/210851.asp
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

I just thought they looked like the older OS casings. But there great engines for the money. Hobby People was selling the 52 for 79$ a couple of months ago.
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

[quote]ORIGINAL: rc_wings

Has been a little quiet in this thread, so thought I would give an update on my progress. Has been slow going as a new job has me working long hours as well as trying...
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

The engine is a magnum 52. I have used these engines for years and have never had a problem. ( I think there made by OS or in the same factory ) The landing gear flares are made with SIG epoxolite....
Forum: Kit Building
03-26-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,736
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Almost done framing up my SMITH> Great to be cuttin sticks again. Going to use Sig Koverall and dope.
03-17-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,871
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: Where did all the real bulders go?

Just finishing the frame work on my SIG Smith Mini Plane.
06-07-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 145,113
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: 1/4 Scale F4U-1A Don Smith Plans Build

I just got my gear from sierra and I have to say there very nice. I too have been waiting over a year for these, but it was worth it
04-03-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,977
Posted By SPEED51J

RE: SHOW YOUR DETAILED ARF WARBIRDS

Cermark F-16 that I stripped down , glassed and painted. Also has a full cockpit . Cermark now offers this plane in this color scheme.
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