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01-28-2018, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Edwin

How are you doing the rivets? On my DS B-17...

How are you doing the rivets? On my DS B-17 there are field repair spots for bullet holes that were done with aluminum tape. The rivets were done with a brass tube. I made a little tool to do it. ...
01-13-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Yes. I Hope to start mine sometime this year. ...

Yes. I Hope to start mine sometime this year. Got delayed to do some repairs on my B-17. Already have the plans, and parts. Work bench is built. Just gotta clear it. Mine will be the 169". ...
11-02-2017, 05:36 PM
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Views: 26,222
Posted By Edwin

Do you think the Flite metal will hold up when...

Do you think the Flite metal will hold up when sitting in a cradle? How durable do you think it is?
Edwin
11-02-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Edwin

That's a great gaggle. Edwin

That's a great gaggle.
Edwin
11-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Edwin

Builders figure it out. TF makes sport scale...

Builders figure it out. TF makes sport scale which is fine for the majority of the market. They are also open to modifying by the builder/assembler. A buddy took two giant P-51's, scratched out a...
07-01-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Im assuming it was successful and uneventful! ...

Im assuming it was successful and uneventful! Congrats, the best part of the project is seeing it fly. Gotta be satisfying.
Edwin
06-11-2017, 08:08 AM
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Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Way to go. Very nice job. Gives me something to...

Way to go. Very nice job. Gives me something to strive for. Really do want to see the maiden.<br />Edwin
06-11-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Way to go. Very nice job. Gives me something to...

Way to go. Very nice job. Gives me something to strive for. Really do want to see the maiden.
Edwin
06-04-2017, 07:55 PM
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Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Kee Bird, interesting subject.<br />Edwin

Kee Bird, interesting subject.<br />Edwin
06-02-2017, 07:39 PM
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Views: 20,330
Posted By Edwin

I had a three line control handle back in the...

I had a three line control handle back in the 60's for throttle or any other function, it worked fine. I also had an rc Aerotech 104" ws B-17 with Magnum .35's (I think) on it. Way way way over...
05-15-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Ooooohhhh and aaaahhhhh! Do you know the weight...

Ooooohhhh and aaaahhhhh! Do you know the weight yet?
Edwin
Forum: Gas Engines
01-23-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,989
Posted By Edwin

Been a long time since I had mine open but the...

Been a long time since I had mine open but the .15 and .20 cc are the same. Don't know what the material is.
Edwin
01-02-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Just finished watching three of the videos. Yep,...

Just finished watching three of the videos. Yep, no doubt, thems are smooth landings. Definitely an experienced bomber guy.
Edwin
01-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

That has me rethinking my gear. I have the means...

That has me rethinking my gear. I have the means to make my own, but if decent retracts were available then I can save time. My home field is a paved runway, but I go to events and about half of...
01-01-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

What kind of retracts is he using, cjm? I'm...

What kind of retracts is he using, cjm? I'm considering using cjm on my 169". I like the dual cylinder concept.
Edwin
12-25-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Id like to know more about the incedence changes....

Id like to know more about the incedence changes. When reducing the wing dihedral, did that change the nacelle braces? And what incedence was the wing set at? I saw that his stab was 0 deg.
Edwin
12-22-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Kram, My DS 169" plans and parts came in last...

Kram,
My DS 169" plans and parts came in last week. I'm cutting my own parts. I built my work bench extension and have the plans laid out. I'll spend a couple of months going over the plans...
12-12-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

I just stumbled across this video of Bomber Field...

I just stumbled across this video of Bomber Field 2015 Warbird. This is the only time we've had all three arca B-17's and Larry's B-24 in the air at once....
10-14-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,299
Posted By Edwin

Looks really good. Very nice job. I'm fixin to...

Looks really good. Very nice job. I'm fixin to put CH glow ignition on my Saito 100's. A buddy is doing it on his bomber and his bench test run was really promising, no exhaust residue. That's...
08-24-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,299
Posted By Edwin

I use servo match on my DX18. It has 7 way...

I use servo match on my DX18. It has 7 way points along the travel that you can sync with. BUT, bear in mind in can only be as accurate as the linkage is tight. You still have to get the...
08-01-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,299
Posted By Edwin

Good catch. Looks like it to me. Edwin

Good catch. Looks like it to me.
Edwin
07-17-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

Kram, Looks like robart discontinued the 169"...

Kram,
Looks like robart discontinued the 169" B-29 retracts. I'm not fond of CJM, any other alternatives? Would like to avoid making them myself, but if I have to, I can.
Edwin
07-17-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

I really like the vantage points used to do your...

I really like the vantage points used to do your video, we gotta copy that. It makes for a great effect.
Edwin
07-16-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

I did some cowl work earlier to reglue the dummy...

I did some cowl work earlier to reglue the dummy engine back in, it was loose and starting to rattle. We speculate the cowl loosened up, broke a prop blade which hit the windshield, then the...
07-16-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 25,496
Posted By Edwin

I saw something fall off and told my spotter to...

I saw something fall off and told my spotter to track it. It took a few seconds as the plane got closer, I saw a white spot where a black spot should have been. Had to lean on the rudder with a...
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