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10-21-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By sscherin

Anyone think a 6.7 gear reduction Neu 1521-1.5Y...

Anyone think a 6.7 gear reduction Neu 1521-1.5Y on 12S would be overkill? (50cc gas equivalent) I can swing a 22x10 2 blade or 20x10 3 blade.
03-27-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,653
Posted By sscherin

RE: How did you spend Sat. 03-17-12?

I spent that weekend in Portland and managed to run down to the Evergreen Air Museum in McMinville, OR.
The Hughes H-4 Hercules AKA "The Spruce Goose" is one big bird.

Lots of nice planes...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-04-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,476
Posted By sscherin

RE: Desecration of national insignia:

All the planes at the Flying Heritage museum in Everett, WA have their correct markings..
http://blog.seattlepi.com/aerospace/wp-content/blogs.dir/831/files/luftwaffe-day/fw190a-compressed.jpg

...
09-29-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By sscherin

RE: Airplane cleaning question please:

Baby wipes.. Case at costco for $19 will last forever.

Baby wipes will clean darn near anything..
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-23-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By sscherin

RE: Thin AMA cards

I laminate my AMA card.. It won't stick to everything in you wallet anymore..
09-23-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,022
Posted By sscherin

RE: Getting kids involved in model aviation

Who says kids don't want to build..

My daughter has been a great helper and is interested in learning to fly.
http://images.rcuniverse.com/forum/upfiles/196377/Wu62210.jpg

I think she's...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,377
Posted By sscherin

RE: Bud Nosen 40 Citabria Build

Sorry I havent checked this thread for a bit.. bad summer for me and building..
spent most of July at home on pain meds.

ANyway.. Of you haven't given up yet..

attach the fabric with the...
09-12-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By sscherin

RE: prop ballancing tool

I made my own for balancing 24" 4 blade props.

http://www.pontiacs.org/modules/gallery/albums/album11/WP_000019.sized.jpg
08-25-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

OK I have some issues but I think I can do better next time..


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-9zSoqQv647M/Tlc0oyOV4kI/AAAAAAAAAjQ/xjpWBOjW750/s800/IMG_20110825_172733.jpg


tiny...
08-24-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

First test layup is in the bag.. Back half of the prop..
It took longer than I thought.. the resin was starting to kick just as I got the last piece of glass down..

I wasted a bit of time...
08-17-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Kevlar is in the house.. Now if only I was.. 2 am and I'm at work beating servers into shape with a lead keyboard and a mouse o 9 tails..
08-12-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,324
Posted By sscherin

RE: Duel battery hook up

Replacing the pack would be the simple $20 solution
2000mah Hydrimax RX pack
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXNRH6&P=ML
08-12-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,710
Posted By sscherin

RE: OS 46 fx bearings

THe carb screws are 3.5x6mm, .6mm pitch

OS part #4D4C2H

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCF08&P=ML

a JIS screw driver is the key to getting them out without...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-11-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By sscherin

RE: RC gets great boost from general aviation magazine

Was that shot at the Denver RC Eagles field?
08-11-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Waiting for the UPS man to deliver my kevlar tow..
I may jump the gun and do some test layups this weekend without the Kevlar.
07-30-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Molds are done..

They need to be cleaned up, waxed, waxed, waxed, waxed, waxed,waxed and coated with PVA.
Then the hard part can begin :)

...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2011, 09:48 PM
07-26-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By sscherin

RE: Spektrum DSM2 Futaba SPMMSFUT9?

Same here.. I have a 9Z with a spektrum module in it.. Works great..
07-26-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Waiting 7 days for the mold to cure.. I think not messing with it is the hardest part :)
07-23-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Waxed, 2 coats PVA done, boxed and sealed

http://www.pontiacs.org/pics/projects/byronp51/IMGP2343.JPG

I'm working on the tooling coat now..
07-22-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

I'm like a kid on Christmas morning with this thing. Dull spots are where the clay was.

http://www.pontiacs.org/pics/projects/byronp51/IMGP2338.JPG
07-22-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

Progress so far..

I finished the glass, made a foam board box last night and packed in 3/4 lb of sand mixed with 120g of resin.
I topped that with a piece of 4oz and went to bed.. This morning...
07-21-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

3 coats of tooling down..
the last coat of tooling has 2 layers of 1oz e glass
2 layers of 4 oz
2 more 4oz to go then sand/epoxy mix to bulk it out and then top it off with another 16oz of...
07-21-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

First tooling layer on using wyowindworks recipe of 404 and 423 graphite powder.

waiting for it to tack up then add the 2nd coat, some tow in the corners and first layers of glass.

...
07-20-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,360
Posted By sscherin

RE: DIY propeller?

I'm going with pink foam as the material for the parting board so I setup a quick vertical foam cutter using my workmate, a fiberglass kite rod, car charger and some 33g wire..
works great.

I...
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