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Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 02-17-2018, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Stickbuilder
If Iíd known that you were going to paint it I...

If Iíd known that you were going to paint it I would have suggested that you use 1/4Ē fine line tape on the edge of the red and used it as a red pinstripe to separate the black and white. Oh well.
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Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 02-17-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,221
Posted By Stickbuilder
Donít know but it seems that RCU doesnít like it.

Donít know but it seems that RCU doesnít like it.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 02-11-2018, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Did anyone ever do anything with the wing plan?

Did anyone ever do anything with the wing plan?
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 02-05-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 507
Posted By Stickbuilder
Dan Hudson assembled one for Chris and we set it...

Dan Hudson assembled one for Chris and we set it up last Friday. Engine was DLE 60 twin. They flew it on Saturday and everything was perfect. Great flying Stand Off Scale model

Bill, Waco Brother...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 02-03-2018, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Great maiden flight. Chris, itís a keeper. Glad I...

Great maiden flight. Chris, itís a keeper. Glad I was able to come help a little. Danlí ya done good. Now put yours together.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-29-2017, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Peter, you are probably about to get an order for...

Peter, you are probably about to get an order for another 1/3 rd scale kit. Another friend is about to order one.
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-16-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Does anyone have need or want for a Saito 170 R3...

Does anyone have need or want for a Saito 170 R3 radial? Iím not going to use it and itís too nice to use as a paper weight. Trades considered.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 11-06-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Stickbuilder
Iíve used pull-pull on all surfaces on a few...

Iíve used pull-pull on all surfaces on a few planes to keep from having non scale hardware visible. Iíve never had a failure with that setup.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-06-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
George, donít know if they will be able to fix...

George, donít know if they will be able to fix the problem but RCKen and Barracudahockey are looking into the problem.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-05-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Just got off the phone with our Historian, John...

Just got off the phone with our Historian, John Howard. He promised to drop in for a visit. Heís doing well.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-04-2017, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Thought so. Just make sure that the center of...

Thought so. Just make sure that the center of balance is at 28-30% of the mean average chord. We worked with Mitch to achieve that number and the model turned into a docile animal. Itís a great...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-03-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
No, typically the designers miss the horizontal...

No, typically the designers miss the horizontal stab incidence by a mile. You can adjust the center of balance until the model is extremely nose heavy and still need down trim to make the model fly...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-02-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Dan. I just watched the video of the Phoenix Waco...

Dan. I just watched the video of the Phoenix Waco in flight and sadly it looks like they didnít get the horizontal stabilizer incidence right. Watch it on the low fly by. The tail is up, but the...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 11-02-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
Mike, is that Mitch Epsteinís Old Waco? Came out...

Mike, is that Mitch Epsteinís Old Waco? Came out of Leominster MA?

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 10-18-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
Been talking to RCKen about the problem with the...

Been talking to RCKen about the problem with the index. Heís looking at it and hopefully weíll have it working soon.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 08-02-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
Thread has really slowed down. Not too much...

Thread has really slowed down. Not too much interest anymore. Sad.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-01-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By Stickbuilder
Dino was at Top Gun the first of May. He has been...

Dino was at Top Gun the first of May. He has been at Joe Nall. I talked with him at Top Gun. His is a small operation so when he's doing events he's not at his shop. He is very much still in business...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-01-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Stickbuilder
I've used Wenol, Flitz, Neverdull and even light...

I've used Wenol, Flitz, Neverdull and even light machine compound. I've had the best results by sanding with 600, then 1000, 2000, finishing up with 3000 all used wet. Polish with a felt wheel using...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 05-30-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
Fibertech and more has the cowl that Damifino...

Fibertech and more has the cowl that Damifino built and sent to Stan for a plug. Several of us ordered the new cowl and it's beautiful. Blisters are correct as well. No voids either. You can contact...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 05-07-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
i have the archive drawings for every Waco...

i have the archive drawings for every Waco airframe ever built. If you like you can drop by and look at what you like. I'm not really wanting to get into copying and shipping them. If Dan is, I'll...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 04-30-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19,184
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Posted By Stickbuilder
it appears to be a Stand Off Scale model....

it appears to be a Stand Off Scale model. Providing that you are at least 50 feet away. Looks about like the Pepino quarter scale version. It looks like a Waco (kinda-sorta) but when you really start...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 03-16-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
I have a Saito 170 triple that I completely...

I have a Saito 170 triple that I completely despise. Unless you run on board glow it will drop t bottom left cylinder every time you go to idle. Low to midrange transition is horrible as well. There...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 03-06-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
Im completely aware of that. Why do you think...

Im completely aware of that. Why do you think I've been trying to give you the information necessary to replace your missing blisters while not having to settle for an incorrect cowl from either...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 03-06-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
That is the cowl that was taken from my cowling...

That is the cowl that was taken from my cowling that Jay put together and sent to Stan's about 10 years ago. It's our cowling. Order it and your cowl problem is over. You still have a hill to climb...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 03-06-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 1,874,895
Posted By Stickbuilder
Thosr are for the 1/5 th scale version. ...

Thosr are for the 1/5 th scale version.

Bill, Waco Brother #1
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