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03-08-2015, 04:21 PM
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Highwater Clays of Florida 3635 131st Ave. N ...

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Clearwater, FL 33762
727-553-9344
03-08-2015, 02:48 PM
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Ultracal 30 - $27.00 for 50 lb bag! Just bought 2...

Ultracal 30 - $27.00 for 50 lb bag! Just bought 2 bags 2 weeks ago.

Scott Smith
03-06-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,438
Posted By Scorpion Racing

The US 635 with the Medium Hardener is a very...

The US 635 with the Medium Hardener is a very good product for the money. I have used it for some Q500 molds as well as parts, without an issue. The only thing I will caution you about is that if you...
02-27-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Scorpion Racing

We run 15% nitro, 18% castor/synthetic blend in...

We run 15% nitro, 18% castor/synthetic blend in all the classes in almost all of NMPRA. We are currently using Ritch's Brew in the south, but we have run other brands as well over the years. ;)
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12-30-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Scorpion Racing

I use a variety of resins (MGS, Aeropoxy, USC,...

I use a variety of resins (MGS, Aeropoxy, USC, etc.) which are fairly aggressive. Your best information comes from self investigation! Check the MSDS (SDS) sheets for the hardeners you use and see...
12-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Scorpion Racing

latex gloves do very little to protect you from...

latex gloves do very little to protect you from epoxy amines (which are really in the hardener, not the resin). You should wear nitrile gloves, which protect your skin much better against the amines....
12-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,376
Posted By Scorpion Racing

I can get Blenderm around here from the local...

I can get Blenderm around here from the local medical supply store, and still use it to tape up things. The idea of the gap seal is it creates a very slick wiper to cover the gap even when the...
12-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,376
Posted By Scorpion Racing

I used to use the gap seal tape, but I got tired...

I used to use the gap seal tape, but I got tired of the $3 per foot price and not being able to find it. For the last year I have been buying the overhead projector clear sheets from an office suppy...
07-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,431
Posted By Scorpion Racing

If the cowl is 40-60 sized and your plug is...

If the cowl is 40-60 sized and your plug is solid, there is an easier way to smooth out the resin. We do this with Quickie 500 front ends after we reinforce them to hold the cloth tight, as well as...
07-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Scorpion Racing

OK guys, its time to get ready to race again!...

OK guys, its time to get ready to race again! This is the 11th annual fall event for us, and we would like it to be a huge success! Friday practice is open to all classes, and will be a great...
07-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Scorpion Racing

Here are some of the local hotels and the...

Here are some of the local hotels and the approximate rates for 2 adults from Priceline. The first 2 we have used quite a bit for the Team Trials and district events, but some have asked for some...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-10-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,035
Posted By Scorpion Racing

That's cool spraybar, just felt like we were all...

That's cool spraybar, just felt like we were all telling you the same thing and it wasn't what you were wanting to hear so you ignored it! :) With the configuration of equipment in a Viper with a TT...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-09-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,035
Posted By Scorpion Racing

spraybar, if your wing and firewall are all at...

spraybar, if your wing and firewall are all at zero degrees (as you said you verified with 2 incidence meters, and that the plane didn't pitch under glide), than you need to move the CG forward in...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,837
Posted By Scorpion Racing

Have you actually put a couple of incidence...

Have you actually put a couple of incidence meters on the aircraft to confirm it is the tail that is out? You need to align the firewall so that it is exactly vertical and an incidence meter on the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-04-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,298
Posted By Scorpion Racing

Well, I might when I get back to building some...

Well, I might when I get back to building some foam core wings. Right now I am knee deep in pulling molds for my 426 & Q40 designs. I do have pictures of the process at...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-02-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,298
Posted By Scorpion Racing

Smile Don, have you ever done additional glass...

Don,
have you ever done additional glass in the TE? I do my foam cores with a 2" wide and a 1.5" wide strip of 2oz cloth down the TE on each wood core (4 layers per core total) and don't have...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
11-13-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Scorpion Racing

I apologize Kommander, I was thinking an engine...

I apologize Kommander, I was thinking an engine which is legal in modern Quickie :p

Forgot about history 101...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
11-13-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Scorpion Racing

The long stroke is for Q40, not Q500. The case...

The long stroke is for Q40, not Q500. The case does not make a difference, and I have never seen the BSE at a race.
08-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,903
Posted By Scorpion Racing

Well, If you decide to get the Sport Jett 426...

Well, If you decide to get the Sport Jett 426 engine, bring it on down to Mulberry in October and join in the racing! We can help you out with the prop selections that work well in central Florida...
08-02-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: Plug/mold appraising

Well, if it is for taxes (you are paying taxes on the molds & plugs) I agree you want them as low a value as possible. If you are trying to sell them, then they are only worth what someone else is...
07-22-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: Do you fly Mode 1? or Mode 2?

I also fly mode 2. Matt and Jack Fehling both fly mode 1, however Matt can fly either mode without a problem.
04-24-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,487
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: Old Julian May 4 and 5 race

me either; it always goes straight up and out of sight! ;)
Forum: Club 40
04-15-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: 2013 Races in the Southeast?

I have the Florida Club 40 schedule for 2013 on the district website sempra.org/html/race_events.html. I haven't received anything from the Georgia/Alabama group for this year.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-11-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: What are the top 5 All composite Planes ?

Sweet!!! I like the mid wing ones... :D
01-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By Scorpion Racing

RE: 9th Annual Southern 500 March 15-17 2013

Ok guys, March is quickly on the way! Now is the time to make plans on coming for our 9th annual springtime race, the Southern 500. This year we are on a mission at this event; The Imperial R/C Club...
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