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07-07-2019, 03:59 AM
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Posted By dirtdart

On a side note, Cape Air used to fly Cessna 421s...

On a side note, Cape Air used to fly Cessna 421s all the way out in Missouri. They had a Waynesville to St. Louis leg. Since they were single pilot commercial flights, I used to sit next to the pilot...
07-07-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,165
Posted By dirtdart

If I am seeing the picture correctly, those...

If I am seeing the picture correctly, those pieces of ply are doubled...two make the thickness? Could be old eyes. If that were the case, they might be staggered, like a half lap splice?
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03-14-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19,392
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Posted By dirtdart

Mike. Thanks, no need to feel obliged, I...

Mike. Thanks, no need to feel obliged, I appreciate the help.
03-14-2019, 03:40 AM
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Posted By dirtdart

You would not believe the response I got from...

You would not believe the response I got from that guy. My pictures are awesome, I will not take more or the kit out of the box. If you can't afford 300 bucks, you should not be looking. What a jerk.
03-08-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By dirtdart

Senior Telemaster.

Senior Telemaster.
03-05-2019, 04:46 AM
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Posted By dirtdart

thanks! PM sent

thanks! PM sent
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 176,551
Posted By dirtdart

I am not very good at it yet...but I am working...

I am not very good at it yet...but I am working on it. I went to CAM using fusion 360 and am designing my own kits. I tried to build a hughes H1, molded, had the wing and cowl built, but could not...
03-05-2019, 03:48 AM
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Posted By dirtdart

LOL! I thought I was the only one who balanced...

LOL! I thought I was the only one who balanced planes that way! I hang them from the ceiling and get l L/R and F/B balance. Beautiful work as always TMAC.

On a separate note, I still have a...
02-02-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 35,699
Posted By dirtdart

Well done!

Well done!
10-26-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

I think I am going to CNC this out of pine. My...

I think I am going to CNC this out of pine. My dad has a stepcraft big enough to cut this thing out of some stock. Meanwhile though, going to start printing. To build the fillet I went into each...
10-26-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1920x781/hughes_fuselage_v6_v9_f196f753832124b3134a65586f86a0caa9b350cf.png...
10-26-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x995/20181026_133242_7889b3e126b9a22d1aa6ae5e5039f81d6cf8e3ae.jpg
10-26-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Figured it out....

Figured it out. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1920x781/hughes_fuselage_v6_v6_e739090ef69f606f80543c6446d3ab70a53e68f4.png
10-20-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

I have spent the last couple of days trying to...

I have spent the last couple of days trying to figure out how to fillet a wing. I think I have the workflow figured out, it just means going back in the design a bit. Getting a radius fillet is not...
10-18-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1920x926/vega_v2_v2_a5520b1be994bebf3cbde7aa7b4c73c0c83a2ecf.jpg

Vega coming...
10-16-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Wow, live and learn, thanks for being part of...

Wow, live and learn, thanks for being part of this discussion. Well, I reckon I will start printing plug V3..... need to order some more supplies. Thankfully I have enough glass to build a boat....
10-15-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

I think the epoxy based primer is the key. I like...

I think the epoxy based primer is the key. I like your idea on the cabosil, I have quite a bit. Way cheaper then fairing compound, although I wonder if it shapes the way bondo does. The nice thing...
10-15-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Thanks for the link, I have made plugs in the...

Thanks for the link, I have made plugs in the past using foam and shaping it by hand. Trying to step up my game with some 3D printed molds. Have you ever tried to mold off of a PL based plug? Could...
10-15-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Any guess on my simpler "next project" ...

Any guess on my simpler "next project"
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1917x784/capture_f91c0c0e50d228ca59737b42c1e05da18a3a8b93.jpg
10-15-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

I could get the bondo out of the mold as you...

I could get the bondo out of the mold as you said, but the plug and the mold were destroyed in the process. I think I am going to try this again, but with safer epoxy. Perhaps I might try with a less...
10-15-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x971/20181015_073604_484339aba47a6ba0055e8e4c27a51e03570066af.jpg
10-15-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Wow. Another fail. waxing, PVA release... the PLA...

Wow. Another fail. waxing, PVA release... the PLA from the 3D printer just does not seem to have the bonding strength to hold the bondo and paint to its surface. I think the cause has more to do with...
10-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

Well. When this cures I guess we will see how it...

Well. When this cures I guess we will see how it went.... ...
10-13-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,034,627
Posted By dirtdart

Gents, I have the fiberglass specialties cowl and...

Gents, I have the fiberglass specialties cowl and pants, plans, PM me. I just need to get rid if them so let's figure out shipping. Also have the decals.
10-13-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By dirtdart

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x971/15394402845592604755647483283408_c0553f8429f08d953d0251582c3863806dc18bfa.jpg

Used a saw to cut the front and backs of the belly...
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