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    Well the best of luck to you and have a great...

    Well the best of luck to you and have a great flying weekend.

    Bob
  2. Speed is exactly right, High wing, mid wing, bi...

    Speed is exactly right, High wing, mid wing, bi wing, or low wing, If the wing loading is high then it will be more of a handful to fly and land, if the wing loading is low then it will be much more...
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    I am sure it will turn out beautiful, everything...

    I am sure it will turn out beautiful, everything I have seen of yours turns out that way!

    Bob
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    Poly-light system for me as well, but if I were...

    Poly-light system for me as well, but if I were going for the lightest, the old dope and silk is hard to pass. Dope the structure a couple of times, scuff with 1500 grit, lay down the silk, spray...
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    First, when using CA place Handy-Wrap over the...

    First, when using CA place Handy-Wrap over the plans, it releases from CA. Now for getting the wax paper off your stab. I purchased a 96" X 24" 3/4" thick piece aluminum honeycomb panel around 12 or...
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    Thank you Zor, looking forward to your build...

    Thank you Zor, looking forward to your build thread...

    Bob
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    So let me get this straight, after the bond line...

    So let me get this straight, after the bond line has dried utilizing CA there is only between 10 and 20 percent of adhesive left in the joint due to the capillary nature of wood. A crashed landing...
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    I must agree a thin viscosity epoxy laminating...

    I must agree a thin viscosity epoxy laminating resin would have been a great choice in this application.

    Now I have a question for you Zor, you posted: CA has its use for tacking and is easy to...
  9. + to using foam core, done correctly you can...

    + to using foam core, done correctly you can produce a lighter stronger wing.

    Bob
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    I love this... It really got under your skin that...

    I love this... It really got under your skin that we were actually able to help a fellow modeler out in the real world using know aerospace processess and materials. I must be honest with you, I...
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    Hello Robert, They are packaged up and ready...

    Hello Robert,

    They are packaged up and ready for UPS pickup and ground delivery to your home, I will PM you the tracking number in hopefully just a few minutes or as soon as I get it from our...
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    I Don't mind at all. Bob

    I Don't mind at all.

    Bob
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    Hydro Junkie, Well you can rest assured, I did...

    Hydro Junkie,

    Well you can rest assured, I did not get my title that way, I actually came up through the school of hard knocks and a million dollar education shoved up my ***** a nickels worth at...
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    Here are your parts buddy, we wound up...

    Here are your parts buddy, we wound up manufacturing them from .025" thick 6061-T6 because that is what is in stock at the moment. They are both light and rigid in this configuration and should work...
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    Those look great speed, I also have an aluminum...

    Those look great speed, I also have an aluminum set I hope to send Robert next week.

    Bob
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    Not that it is important, because it's not but I...

    Not that it is important, because it's not but I never stated that I worked 40 years for the same company as a worker, that is you making assumptions from what you read. I stated I have over 40 years...
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    I guess you selectively missed the part that I...

    I guess you selectively missed the part that I stated 6061-0 would be the choice material if going with aluminum allowing for a very tight radii to be formed, also already stated in addition it can...
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    I did not state that 6061-T6 was hard to machine,...

    I did not state that 6061-T6 was hard to machine, I stated that the other materials I listed machined much better due to the softer gummy nature of 6061-T6, now we do machine 6061-T6 for many of our...
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    OK, now I understand your need, you need to...

    OK, now I understand your need, you need to joggle a thin piece of material; I would most defiantly use 6061-O condition. How thick is the material you wish to joggle and how much joggle do you...
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    In your aircraft grade alloys like 6061-T6 it is...

    In your aircraft grade alloys like 6061-T6 it is actually very good for bending with the right equipment, it is also weldable, but machines actually poorly compared to 2024-T3 or 7075 T6 or T7 due to...
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    Are you looking to bend with your hands or with a...

    Are you looking to bend with your hands or with a break press, I only ask because they can all be bent, the radii of the bends change with the temper, so if I was going to use aluminum I would most...
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    Thanks for the kind words Leroy, but to be honest...

    Thanks for the kind words Leroy, but to be honest I just take the easy road, let me explain, I literally soak the joints in thin CA, add any and all hardwood doweling for flying wires, control horns,...
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    Hear are a couple of Lanier airplane I built back...

    Hear are a couple of Lanier airplane I built back in the day.205358720535882053589 My 1/3 scale Laser 200 and my 1/3 scale Giles 202.

    Bob
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    I believe it was sold sometime in 2009 but I sure...

    I believe it was sold sometime in 2009 but I sure wish they were still around, I liked building their kits.

    Bob
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    I find that having an Express 1500 cargo van...

    I find that having an Express 1500 cargo van works best for me to haul toys with...20535852053586

    Bob
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