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07-17-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Rick W

RE: sources for Nelson paint

Curt,

Could you give a little more info about the minwax poly and cross linker. The mixing ratio and test conducted to show it's fuel proof/resistant. I've used poly for years with glass and...
06-15-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By Rick W

RE: Airbrush

Dutch

This is just my opinion from years of pinting. Others might disagree and had better luck then I did. On a plane that size I'd use a touch up gun or full size. Problem with the airbrush is...
03-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Rick W

RE: How to time an electric motor

Hello,

You might check some slot car sites. I know they change the timing on their motors. Check youtube.

Rick
01-20-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,236
Posted By Rick W

RE: Klass Kote Primer over Polycrylic?

Tony,

I don't know how much painting experence you have but if your spraying the primer, build it slowly. I usually dust the first coat on and let it flash for 20 minutes then a little heaver on...
01-19-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,236
Posted By Rick W

RE: Klass Kote Primer over Polycrylic?

Hello,

After letting it sit for a couple of days and lightly sanding , I have used automotive acrylic lacquer, sprayed, thinned 200% with hot thinner without a problem. If anything will lift...
12-02-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Rick W

RE: Tissue Covering Please Help!

Hi there,

Go to youtube and run "tissued covering wings" several good videos. Also www.hippockets.com will give you a lot of suggestions. It's not hard to learn but you have to learn how to do...
11-30-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,375
Posted By Rick W

RE: Painting Coverite Fabric?

Couger,

Since you live in IA check with Tractor Supply. They have all of the John Deer colors and the hardner to use with their paints. The colors are fuel proof. I use 25% nitro with out any...
Forum: Control Lines
11-23-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,749
Posted By Rick W

Winter builds

Hi Guys,

Just woundering what your're building over the winter. I have a P-51d for Class I carrier, designed by John Blum, and a profile Big Tiger stunt, designed by Claus Maikis, on the board....
11-15-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Rick W

RE: RC Project Workbench

Luft,

No wounder wood is so expensive you got it all. Nice workmenship, Oh, the bench looks good.

Rick
11-15-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Rick W

RE: RC Project Workbench

Hello,

What I like about your design is you can keep long sheets of balsa and ply under the top and have it handy when you need it. (Sratch builder here.) Heading out tomorrow to pick up the...
11-15-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Rick W

RE: RC Project Workbench

Hello,

Nice bench, will copy. I was just getting ready to build a second bench. The only change I'll make is to add a center brace, under the top running length wise, to keep it from cupping. ...
10-22-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 24,978
Posted By Rick W

RE: No more ARF's for me

If you want to know why Chinese kids aren't fat like American kids, it's because there in a sweat shop building your AFR's.

Rick
10-20-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 24,978
Posted By Rick W

RE: No more ARF's for me

Hey,

I've heard that mentioned several times, if it wasn't for ARF's I wouldn't fly. Well there's a reason to do away with AFR's...

Rick
10-19-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,071
Posted By Rick W

RE: Need a reason to keep my Laser Cutter

Hello,

Looking forward to this. I have Delta Cad already and look forward to the process. I've been wanting to buy a lazer cutter and have held off because of the confussion involved in the...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-05-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,186
Posted By Rick W

RE: Taylorcraft crash

Hello,

Whats so hard about changing the bolts after several flights. The're cheap from Lowes or Home Depot. I've never had a failure and carry several spares just in case. Oh! I build my own...
Forum: Kit Building
07-03-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,425
Posted By Rick W

RE: M.A.N. Air Age plans sale

Thanks for the heads up. Just ordered several sets I have been wanting for sometime.

Rick
06-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By Rick W

RE: working on starting an aircraft company

Hi guy,

The problem with this is you'll spend a ton of money on equipment, research and labor to turn out a nice product. Someone comes along and splashes a mold from your product and undercuts...
06-22-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Rick W

RE: Best water based primer solution.

Hello Russ,

If your looking for a white primer look into House of Color, it's really nice. It's a little heavy but we're sanding most of it off. I'm just fininhing a T-38 which will be white and...
06-22-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Rick W

RE: Best water based primer solution.

Hello Russ,

I've gone with waterbased paint for my color coats. I use Auto Air colors and a urathane clearcoat. I also wanted a sandable water base primer and the only one I found that was...
05-10-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,793
Posted By Rick W

RE: What do you use to clearcoat?

:( Sorry Spitfire66 and to the rest who were offended. I was out of line on my response.

Rick
Forum: Control Lines
04-16-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rick W

RE: Ryan Fireball plans

Thanks Guys,

I have the Magazine article. Thanks. Now I think I located the plans...Thanks all.

Rick
Forum: Control Lines
04-15-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rick W

RE: Ryan Fireball plans

Hello Mike,

I checked with M.A.N. and no go there. I'll check with Tom. Thanks for the web info.

Rick
Forum: Control Lines
04-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rick W

Ryan Fireball plans

Hi Guys,

Looking for a set of plans for thr Ryan Fireball to use in class 1 carrier. If you have a set or know where I can get them please PM me.

Sept. 1971 Model Airp;ane news.

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03-13-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By Rick W

RE: rustoleum epoxy appliance paint

Hello,

Yes, after a long drying period. When I last used it I let the paint dry for about a month. Use the normal prep for finishing and it should last. If I remember right it only comes in...
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