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01-02-2015, 09:58 AM
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,565
Posted By jkpape

The smaller the part the the higher precision...

The smaller the part the the higher precision required in making. Which means higher rejects of parts which means higher parts cost. The cost to rebuild a full size turbine can be in the millions.
09-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,634
Posted By jkpape

I second that. Model Airplane news sells the plans

I second that. Model Airplane news sells the plans
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,989
Posted By jkpape

More than anything, it sounds like some of you...

More than anything, it sounds like some of you have a personal vendetta going on.:-(
Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,989
Posted By jkpape

Lewis did not get it free. He was highest bidder...

Lewis did not get it free. He was highest bidder on it @ the 2013 Jets over Ky. He darn near paid full retail.
Forum: RC Jets
08-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,989
Posted By jkpape

I've know Lewis for almost 30 years. In that...

I've know Lewis for almost 30 years. In that time, I have never seen him over-stress an airframe. Be it a trainer, sport, pattern, ducted fan or a turbine powered jet. He flies smooth & precise. He's...
07-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,842
Posted By jkpape

Unfortunately, lacquer is not fuel proof.

Unfortunately, lacquer is not fuel proof.
05-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,138
Posted By jkpape

I see every one is commenting about the Tiger...

I see every one is commenting about the Tiger Moth wanting to always climb. I own a real one. It does the same thing. For straight & level flight, you have to pull the power back & add down trim....
04-08-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,784
Posted By jkpape

He's back:-) ...

He's back:-)

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2142533
03-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,764
Posted By jkpape

It's only worth as much as someone is willing to...

It's only worth as much as someone is willing to pay, not what someone is asking.
03-23-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 45,624
Posted By jkpape

Their new prices are crazy high on some plans....

Their new prices are crazy high on some plans. They seem to have doubled, and in some cases tripled.:-( Makes me think they don't know what they are doing.
Forum: Kit Building
03-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By jkpape

Don't do it, it will attack the primer and make a...

Don't do it, it will attack the primer and make a mess. Been there, done that.
Forum: Kit Building
03-17-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By jkpape

Well heck, they used to make them. I've got 4 of...

Well heck, they used to make them. I've got 4 of them. I don't know that I would use them as they are 40 something years old though.
Forum: Kit Building
03-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By jkpape

Doesn't Robart still make hinge points with the...

Doesn't Robart still make hinge points with the control horn?
03-15-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,764
Posted By jkpape

Plans availble from http://www.scaleplansusa.com ...

Plans availble from http://www.scaleplansusa.com
Laser cut short kit from Laser design services
Canopy & gear?
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,766
Posted By jkpape

I've always wanted to build one

I've always wanted to build one
03-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,764
Posted By jkpape

The original TF P-39 & the TF gold edition P-39...

The original TF P-39 & the TF gold edition P-39 are two different animals. It's like comparing apples to oranges. The red box builds old school with lots of balsa blocks to be shaped and no...
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By jkpape

The plans can be found here ...

The plans can be found here

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=1917
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By jkpape

just replace with the closest fractional size....

just replace with the closest fractional size. Re: 3mm/25.4=.118 in (almost 1/8") 1/8" =.125 in.

.125 - .118 = .007 difference.
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,929
Posted By jkpape

Looking good, it's making me want to get my kit...

Looking good, it's making me want to get my kit out & start building it.
03-02-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,764
Posted By jkpape

Please add me. I've built 2 of the red box P-39's...

Please add me. I've built 2 of the red box P-39's and have a gold edition kit that I bought when it first came out. I built the first red box kit when I was 9 yrs old. I got the kit from Tower...
Forum: Kit Building
12-12-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By jkpape

There's a few minor changes to the e model fuse...

There's a few minor changes to the e model fuse because of the different wing. The Bodak plans don't have patterns of the parts. Your best bet is to order the Model D plans from Flying Model Mag...
Forum: Kit Building
12-08-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By jkpape

Plans are available through Flying Model Mag for...

Plans are available through Flying Model Mag for the D model. The coverite Model D & E were from those plans. Brodak model E wing was re-designed by Spirit of Yesteryear. The Brodak Model D used the...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,220
Posted By jkpape

All that you would ever want to know on why...

All that you would ever want to know on why airplanes fly
http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/airflylvl3.htm
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-26-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,220
Posted By jkpape

Most people, if they can't touch it, feel it, or...

Most people, if they can't touch it, feel it, or see it, have a hard time comprehending it. Especially when it comes to theory.
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