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08-13-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Kraft Retracts

Change the connectors to match the radio you are using, just make sure that you get the wires correct.
08-10-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Jack Stafford Chipmunk?

Here ya go. http://www.jsmodels.com/Chipmunk.htm You can fly it in the VR/CS meets also.
08-08-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Finished restoration project.

rrandletn,
I believe that what you have is a Scientific Miss America. The polyhedral wing was an option for construction. What happened to the reed radio that was in it? You should be able to...
08-08-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Ceconite fabric

I covered an Ugly Stik wing with Ceconite 102 which is 2.6 oz per square yard. I have a nice bag to take the remains home in.:D
I used Super Seam cement over all the wood areas and attached the...
08-03-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Stripping old Monokote

Wear a glove for protection!
08-03-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Help, resurrecting old plane

You can also try a hot iron and a paper towel. The heat draws the oil out to be absorbed by the towel.
08-03-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,905
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: A trip to the hobby shop just isn't what it used to be!

Before John passed away, some smart *****ed punk broke in to rob it and torched the place. It was a total loss.
08-02-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,006
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Boring Formation Flying

Don't knock it until you've tried it. ;):D
07-31-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,374
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Marine's Dream Corsair

Marine's Dream is alive and well and living in Millville, NJ. Did a Google search on the name and came up with a bunch of links. Here's one....... http://www.marinesdream.com/
Forum: Kit Building
07-31-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,919
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: The Ebay Party over ?

Swap meets can sometimes be a good place for the OOP stuff, but from what I heard about the Lebanon, PA meet last March, things weren't good there either. Maybe the current load of collectors has...
07-21-2006, 05:57 PM
Forum: 3D Flying!
07-21-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: How about that for a landing!!!!!!!!

If it were not for the 3D ability of both pilot and airplane, it would otherwise be a smoking hole in the ground. That's when pilits refer to someone as being a "good stick".
07-19-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Performance and Weather

I've seen that with my Ergo 60 Sport. On a hot and humid day, control reactions are definitely slower and sloppier than on a low temp, low humidity day. I might have to tweak the needle or slightly...
07-18-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: A trivia question!! Remember Top Flites Contender?

It hit me while I was in the shower.......SUDS!!!!:D What did I win???:D
07-16-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: old .40 p-51

A picture or two would help.
06-30-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,398
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Shipping Damage Pic's!!!

I've had good results with USPS while UPS is so-so and FedEx is the pits. FedEx "lost" a very expensive David Clark headset so I'll never use them for anything. And there was a tracker too!
06-30-2006, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Repairing Vacuum Bagged Wings

Thanks Hoofty,
The WACO Merlin is no longer available, the owner having sold off all the molds, drawings, etc. some years ago. The wings were painted in the bag but I'm really not too concerned...
06-26-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mike Denest

06-26-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Repairing Vacuum Bagged Wings

I finally took and captioned some pictures for you guys to look at. The G10 reference I used is found here. http://www.jjorly.com/g10_fr4_sheets_fabricator.htm

The fuselage is a kevlar layup,...
06-26-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Carl Goldberg Shoestring

6061-T6 aluminum should do it. If you use 2024, brace it with a wire spreader.
06-25-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Repairing Vacuum Bagged Wings

I shot a bunch of pictures this weekend. As soon as I have some captions added, I'll post them.
06-24-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Carl Goldberg Shoestring

Russ,
Check this out from RCM:

R/C Modeler Magazine Store SHOESTRING pl-157 cat. 2, $18.50 by Carl Goldberg,
54" span, 540 sq. in., .19-.40, 4 ch., built-up balsa and plywood, two sheets...
06-24-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Age of kit materials

Here's Dr. Frank Iacobellis with his Babcock Tri Pacer at the 2005 VR/CS Selinsgrove Reunion.
06-24-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 107,478
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Sterling Models

Does he want to sell his collection?
Forum: RC Sailboats
06-23-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,727
Posted By Mike Denest

RE: Whirlwind Olympic winch

David,
Is there another source for the Whirlwind winches?
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