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10-06-2019, 04:02 PM
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"Surprise Attack" being...
10-06-2019, 03:56 PM
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At S.A.M. site, day of maiden flight....
10-06-2019, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Gluing canopy on "Sneak Attack."
10-06-2019, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Painting with KlassKote Olive Drab and application of home-made decals...
10-06-2019, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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White and yellow KlassKote paint sprayed and masked off....
10-06-2019, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

FWIW: I fly my Silver Class Warbird racers...

FWIW: I fly my Silver Class Warbird racers utilizing a 115s with an APC 14 x 12N prop on anywhere from 20 - 30% nitro, and 20% oil.
10-06-2019, 02:24 PM
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Views: 746
Posted By Iron Dog

Dan, Flying standard 115s, 3 times had...

Dan,

Flying standard 115s, 3 times had digital aileron servos fail on me, in-flight during race heats, on two different Fw 190D-9 Warbird racers. I was experiencing too much vibration out toward...
12-31-2018, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

I appreciate that -- thank you! The wingspan...

I appreciate that -- thank you!

The wingspan of my laser-cut wing is 52 1/2"
12-30-2018, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Two new scale wings after fiberglassing the center section (right and...
12-30-2018, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Hinge-points installed. Now for the moment of truth . . .

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12-30-2018, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Starting second panel

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12-30-2018, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

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Testing the fit of the first wing-half to the fuse, now that it is far...
12-30-2018, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Iron Dog

CAD designed, laser-cut wing: ...

CAD designed, laser-cut wing:

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Shear webs laid out

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12-30-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 218
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Posted By Iron Dog

A second lay-up in the molds; along with a cowl...

A second lay-up in the molds; along with a cowl for a 1/10th scale P-47 and cowl molds being made for a RareBear and Czechmate.
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12-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 218
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Posted By Iron Dog

My current builds . . . 1/8th scale composite...

My current builds . . . 1/8th scale composite P-39s designed for Scale Warbird Racing:
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Forum: Scale Racing
12-04-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,285
Posted By Iron Dog

Terry, I can see why that might not make...

Terry,

I can see why that might not make sense, at first glance. I believe that your confusion is due to the fact that the stated place finish in the charts that you are referring to, was each...
Forum: Scale Racing
03-31-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,285
Posted By Iron Dog

Babe, Sacramento Area Modelers is hosting...

Babe,

Sacramento Area Modelers is hosting the event, this year. The race will indeed be in Sacramento, at the address listed within the initial post.

Ollie
01-02-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,537
Posted By Iron Dog

New scale laser-cut wing. But even though the...

New scale laser-cut wing. But even though the wing was actually designed for retracts, I have not had time to rework my plug to incorporate a retracting nose-wheel in the scale location (as stated as...
01-02-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,537
Posted By Iron Dog

Working on some more P-39s for this upcoming...

Working on some more P-39s for this upcoming season of Scale Warbird Racing. Two composite fuselages laid-up
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Wing halves joined. Wing tip blocks glued...

Wing halves joined.

Wing tip blocks glued on, and carved/sanded to shape.
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Success -- they work! Not bad for my first time...

Success -- they work! Not bad for my first time designing and building split flaps.
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Four wing panels largely built now. Marking where...

Four wing panels largely built now. Marking where to drill holes for Robert Hinge-point hinges for split flaps.
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Second wing started: During the build of...

Second wing started:

During the build of this wing, I detailed better shots of the modifications to the wing for installing fixed gear block, rather than retracts the wing was designed for. I used...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Found it necessary to reinforce the structural...

Found it necessary to reinforce the structural rigidity of the flap with 1/32" ply glued to the inside.
Forum: Scale Racing
01-01-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Iron Dog

Dihedral brace installed and wing panels test-fit...

Dihedral brace installed and wing panels test-fit together. Fuse set on top to double-check fit to wing saddle prior to the first prototype wing joined. Again, I am very happy with the fit.
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