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Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 01:53 PM
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Posted By VincentJ

You are correct Hydro. I'll be using 1/2 ounce...

You are correct Hydro. I'll be using 1/2 ounce cloth on this project. Fiberglassing is something I really enjoy doing and I think I have good technique that won't add unnecessary weight. In fact...
Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Speed, the angle of the wiper determines the...

Speed, the angle of the wiper determines the approximate maximum deflection. See list below:

AILERON WIPER BEND ANGLE......20 30 35 40 45
APPROXIMATE MAX DEFLECTION 20 24 27 30 33

Your...
Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Here's the link of my RDS. ...

Here's the link of my RDS.

https://youtu.be/2kunbFR2GRE
Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Huge milestone reached today... With the ailerons...

Huge milestone reached today... With the ailerons competed, it was time to cut and bend the drive shaft to see if this RDS really works. The drive shaft bent and shown in these photos is not the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1169_6a0e6b1492ee15a6dc0fdcceccc386d3c7dc90fd.jpg

Note that I drilled for my hinges before I beveled the leading edge. One...
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1167_d7ded12b16d85583cc9714833dd94158b05a4c54.jpg

Making sure that everything is lining up as it should before I start...
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1161_973fca39440f89f9c0f244b3d065997c0d89bcbb.jpg

You may have been wondering how I was going to be able to install/remove...
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Builder's tip: It just occurred to me that I...

Builder's tip:
It just occurred to me that I had forgotten to mention a certain step while gluing in the remaining sheet of balsa on the aileron surface that I think you will find useful. As you...
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you Michael!

Thank you Michael!
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2019, 04:58 AM
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Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Ouch!!! :eek:

Ouch!!! :eek:
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

You and me both EF! lol :D

You and me both EF! lol :D
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Wow, that's pretty thin stuff!

Wow, that's pretty thin stuff!
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Yes I agree! I'm sure the 1/64" was just a typo,...

Yes I agree! I'm sure the 1/64" was just a typo, but your idea is spot on. The entire plane EF will be clad in half ounce glass as well giving the entire skin added strength and durability...
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

One detail that I like to include is to cap the...

One detail that I like to include is to cap the ends of the ailerons/flaps. It does absolutely nothing in terms of adding strength, just more of a cosmetic thing. It does however allow me to fine...
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

I didn't explain what I did in the following...

I didn't explain what I did in the following photos as I've already previously covered how I install hinge points. All of the usual suspects were rounded up to get the job done. I will mention...
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

I can do that Mike...

I can do that Mike...
Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1142_75bf87d844a03d3bb502ef816cb3c6a74337e61b.jpg

The finished pocket in the completed left aileron.

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Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks Steve, the leaves peaked in color around...

Thanks Steve, the leaves peaked in color around here yesterday. Quite beautiful...your location does have its advantages!
Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1129_c9f76d739fa89a385090bb4f0f89a57c873022f9.jpg

I positioned the pocket in the aileron bay by inserting the driveshaft...
Forum: Kit Building
10-13-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

Completed pockets. One for the right aileron and...

Completed pockets. One for the right aileron and one for the left. They may appear large in the photographs, but they are quite small measuring 3/4" x 2".

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Forum: Kit Building
10-13-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

This next portion of the build some of you may...

This next portion of the build some of you may find particularly interesting, I know Bob will... So maybe I need to back-up and explain... a few months ago Bob had approached me and asked if I would...
Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

OK, thought you guys needed a treat, so free up...

OK, thought you guys needed a treat, so free up about 11 minutes and go pop some popcorn and enjoy...
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Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

It's finally time to cut the ailerons free from...

It's finally time to cut the ailerons free from the wing panels. I've been waiting quite some time to do this, but other tasks had to be completed beforehand. I am anxious to get the aileron Rotary...
Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1096_3311a3df73621dffc838c5c931b904e2f5ffe86f.jpg

Other wing tip is completed...

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Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 16,150
Posted By VincentJ

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1076_47763a7389cac16826c9a01ceb372d19678c1dfc.jpg

Right wing tip is roughed out. Still needs some fine tuning...

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