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Forum: The Clubhouse
02-21-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Road trip UGH!!! I think I may have another...

Road trip UGH!!! I think I may have another Florida trip coming up in a month or so.

Finally getting somewhere on my model. Need more weight to help hold this big wing. Three more wing panels and...
02-14-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 786
Posted By ETpilot

I read or saw a news report. Bank robber...

I read or saw a news report.

Bank robber hands note to teller wanting the money. Teller says she cannot give out money without proper ID. Robber gives up his ID. Could happen here too.

BTW,...
02-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By ETpilot

This is just FWIW. Iíve been considering...

This is just FWIW. Iíve been considering coroplast as a lightweight sheeting. I never got to experiment. However I needed an insulator material in a project and I used 2 small pieces of coroplast....
02-12-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By ETpilot

ĎI donít like rubber bands, so I modded my...

ĎI donít like rubber bands, so I modded my Debonair for a bolt on wing. Four bolts hold it on. So much better for me.
02-12-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,641
Posted By ETpilot

When I got back into RC and started building...

When I got back into RC and started building again, I built similar to Tom. Just draw the lines needed and build. Since I found his threads, Iíve adapted some of his techniques for building. Iíve...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-10-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By ETpilot

That looks like the tail wheel assembly I make....

That looks like the tail wheel assembly I make. Works good.
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Forum: The Clubhouse
02-08-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Yesterday was T shirt weather in the morning. By...

Yesterday was T shirt weather in the morning. By afternoon it was heavy coat weather. Worked inside so not too bad until I went outside. Wood burning stove has been going since yesterday. One more...
02-07-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By ETpilot

Well I have to update my previous post. After I...

Well I have to update my previous post. After I posted I decided to search for Deft products. I am now finding it in a can suitable for spraying. So I will get a can and do another test.
02-07-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By ETpilot

These 2 are latex painted airplanes. First one...

These 2 are latex painted airplanes. First one sprayed on Koverall n second brushed on coroplast plastic. Clear coated with Deft Defthane Polyurethane. The second plane was nitro test bed for the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-06-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

I finally got my weather delayed part for my ATV....

I finally got my weather delayed part for my ATV. Got it running, cleaning it up before putting it back together. Back in the saddle again. After market part $31.83 including shipping. OEM part $250...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,556
Views: 158,284
Posted By ETpilot

Iíve gone over that list again. I, too, find the...

Iíve gone over that list again. I, too, find the Relic interesting. Shouldnít be to difficult a build. Iíve also studied the Komander indepth. I got all the info I need for it and almost started a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-02-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,420
Posted By ETpilot

Last year the Supreme Court overturned Quill Corp...

Last year the Supreme Court overturned Quill Corp vs North Dakota which exempted online retailers from collecting tax on out of state sales, unless a company had a presence in the state. States are...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Flyer, sorry for your loss. I been there many...

Flyer, sorry for your loss. I been there many times and know how it hurts. Hope your pain heals fast and Millie can adjust without Julia. Iím down to my last 3 and hope I can last to take care of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Well I ordered a CDI to see if I can get my ATV...

Well I ordered a CDI to see if I can get my ATV running. The part was supposed to get here today. I also ordered a wattmeter and battery checker, shipment enroute.

Both orders are delayed by this...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-28-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Flyer, that is the watt meter Iím going to get,...

Flyer, that is the watt meter Iím going to get, after reviewing a few models.

Appowner, after reviewing the wiring schematic it pointed to a possible faulty diode. Upon disassemble of front end...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-27-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

I, too, am having electrical issues; on my Honda...

I, too, am having electrical issues; on my Honda Fourtrax ATV. Iíve been babying a failing battery. Iíve managed to get it started with the starter or kick start; until yesterday. Yesterday I started...
Forum: Beginners
01-13-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By ETpilot

Good advice on retirement. My awareness about...

Good advice on retirement. My awareness about retirement, indirectly, is when I had a TCMP tax audit. The light bulb turned on and I have been happily retired for many many years. A plan for during...
01-09-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By ETpilot

Yes you can. Do a search on soldering music wire...

Yes you can. Do a search on soldering music wire landing gears. However for a steerable nosegear I would prefer the set screw steering arm over soldering. Rig the gear. Then find the location of the...
01-09-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By ETpilot

On the KAOS 90 plan on Outerzone, it calls for...

On the KAOS 90 plan on Outerzone, it calls for 3/16Ē music wire.
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,556
Views: 158,284
Posted By ETpilot

When I scratch built my Kadet LT-40 taildragger I...

When I scratch built my Kadet LT-40 taildragger I ran into the problem of the rudder well in front of the elevator. A problem for taildraggers. This was my solution. Works good for me. It can all be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-04-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

[QUOTE=donnyman;12490933]ETpilot you said...

[QUOTE=donnyman;12490933]ETpilot

you said you wanted some thick balsa, i have some, what is it you need?


Donny, I don’t have anything specific in mind. I just saw some thick balsa pieces at...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By ETpilot

Iíll follow along. I bought a kit after reading...

Iíll follow along. I bought a kit after reading an old thread. Just havenít started on it. Maybe your thread will motivate me to get started on the build.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-02-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 282,862
Posted By ETpilot

Happy New Year to All. I made my trip to...

Happy New Year to All.

I made my trip to Florida for Christmas and New Years. All went well this time. Not too busy in Florida but still never got to Graves RC. I wanted to buy some thick balsa I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By ETpilot

Tom, I remember your build thread from when I...

Tom, I remember your build thread from when I built my Kadet LT40. I needed ideas on how to do the tail wheel assembly. Store bought would not work for me. So I made my own assembly and formed my...
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By ETpilot

Actually the yellow wing wrap is part of the...

Actually the yellow wing wrap is part of the design of the wing. Coroplast wing panels are cut where they join in the middle to form the wing. The wing wrap helps hide the joint plus adds strength to...
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