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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-28-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 22,250
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. ...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-13-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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". ...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-02-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 22,250
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
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 11-02-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Edwin
That's a great gaggle. Edwin

That's a great gaggle.
Edwin
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-01-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-11-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-11-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-04-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
Posted By Edwin
Kee Bird, interesting subject.<br />Edwin

Kee Bird, interesting subject.<br />Edwin
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-02-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,642
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-15-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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: 1,945
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-02-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-01-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-25-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-22-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-12-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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....
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-14-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,653
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-24-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,653
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-01-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,653
Posted By Edwin
Good catch. Looks like it to me. Edwin

Good catch. Looks like it to me.
Edwin
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-17-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-17-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-16-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-16-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,668
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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