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Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 237
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Posted By VincentJ

You are correct Steve. Before you epoxy the two...

You are correct Steve. Before you epoxy the two plates in, flood the underlying balsa with CA and you'll be golden...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Steve, use a piece of birch ply under those...

Steve, use a piece of birch ply under those rectangular horns. Just be sure to let them into the sheeting so they sit flush with the top.
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Having flown my Four Star now for a few weeks, I...

Having flown my Four Star now for a few weeks, I thought I could better describe what a jewel this plane is. I couldn't be happier with how well all of the modifications I made turned out. From...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/66191920_10157305233149144_6414346816908689408_o_e236d9bb34378aaf630fadf0cf2354f37a981029.jpg

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Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks to all that have followed along on this...

Thanks to all that have followed along on this thread. I hope it was both enjoyable and maybe even a little informative for you. I would like to take this opportunity and extend an invitation to...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

The weather today was perfect, and so went my...

The weather today was perfect, and so went my maiden! It flew really well. I will try and get some pictures of her in flight as soon as they are available. Don't let anyone tell you a DLE-20 is too...
Forum: Kit Building
06-28-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Good news! I just received an email from...

Good news! I just received an email from Tru-Turn, my spinner has been shipped!!!
Forum: Kit Building
06-26-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

I called True-Turn today and was promised that my...

I called True-Turn today and was promised that my spinner was going to be shipped by the end of the week. Not too much longer!
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

De Nada!

De Nada!
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0416_a0b579a4fd7a7f418813689702a70fd3da562f30.jpg

Lupe, here is the picture of the tail wheel that you requested.
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

While waiting for my spinner to arrive, I've...

While waiting for my spinner to arrive, I've cleared my build table and decided to start my next build. If you're interested, here is the link....
Forum: Kit Building
06-24-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Be happy to Lupe, I'm out of town at the moment...

Be happy to Lupe, I'm out of town at the moment so when I get back home tomorrow I'll be sure to get a better pic for you regarding the TW.

Yes, I did order the spinner from TT, still hasn't...
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Just letting everyone know, I apologize for this...

Just letting everyone know, I apologize for this lengthy delay to maiden my plane, however I'm still waiting for my spinner to arrive... :(
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Steve I made those gauges myself, but I know that...

Steve I made those gauges myself, but I know that Great Planes makes an aluminum version called Easy-Touch Contour Multi-Sander. The part number is :GPMR6190....
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0231_bf7d76f17ab8725d53146958f06349248dfbc9ca.jpg

My assortment of bevel gauges that I made.

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Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Sure Ken, Nice catch! I somehow overlooked...

Sure Ken, Nice catch! I somehow overlooked including the fuel line in my Spec List. (I have now updated the Spec list) To give you a quick answer to your question; it's Sullivan ProFlex 5/32 ID fuel...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Sig Four Star 60 Build Specification Sheet ...

Sig Four Star 60 Build Specification Sheet


Flying Weight- 9.99 Lbs.
*CG- 3-5/8"

*May change depending on flight characteristics

Engine- DLE-20RA...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

My spinner still has not arrived. :( Being...

My spinner still has not arrived. :( Being anxious to see how my plane would fare in the weight and balancing department, I put on a temporary spinner. I'm using an electronic digital weight and...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0204_988731fd09923f76be2af3e39949a1e6acd6b066.jpg

With the ailerons now hinged to their wing, the mounting of the hardware...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Ken, in the posts of my threads, I have tried to...

Ken, in the posts of my threads, I have tried to show others my "building style" for that plane being built. There will always be questions from others as to the how's and why's I do things a...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

No pics to post, but I thought I would write a...

No pics to post, but I thought I would write a few words on the progress...

Last night the remaining aileron was covered and the last servo wire fished through the chase. Tonight I will epoxy the...
Forum: Kit Building
06-10-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you! First off let me say that your Reed...

Thank you! First off let me say that your Reed Falcon is superb. You may be right, the next time I visit my not so near hobby shop I'll have to check out some appropriate sized pilots, With the...
Forum: Kit Building
06-10-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

I'm thinking that it may be on your end Lupe. I...

I'm thinking that it may be on your end Lupe. I know that I had trouble posting those pics last night, I had to do it several times before it worked. Sometimes the RCU site acts very finicky! I will...
Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0196_613ff34dabc2b72a192ff2c10174b0fae78ffff2.jpg

The long awaited wing dowels are finally epoxied into position.

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Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,606
Posted By VincentJ

I'll be leaving it clear for now Hydro to see if...

I'll be leaving it clear for now Hydro to see if I like it. Being secured with screws, it can be easily removed and tinted or if I decide to leave it clear I may add a pilot's bust.
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