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Forum: Beginners 04-27-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By sensei
I recommend the e-flight Apprentice 15- E from...

I recommend the e-flight Apprentice 15- E from Horizon Hobby, I also recommend you find a club in your area and an instructor within that club to get you going on the right path.

Bob
Forum: 3D Flying! 04-10-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By sensei
3 to 4 seconds of aileron flutter is more than...

3 to 4 seconds of aileron flutter is more than enough time to blow the entire wing off the wing tube, looks like they manufactured a strong for you seeing how you were able to get it back on the...
Forum: Sport Flying 03-14-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
You mean kinda like this? ...

You mean kinda like this?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2205308http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2205309

Bob
Forum: Tips & Techniques 02-21-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By sensei
No, I use a small foam roller and roll a light...

No, I use a small foam roller and roll a light but wet coat on the entire foam face, no pooling. I do the same for the sheeting, if there is glass or carbon layups involved, I will roll a light wet...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 02-21-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By sensei
Using epoxy resin with the carbon fiber layup is...

Using epoxy resin with the carbon fiber layup is a must if you are to add any real strength to the areas of application. PU with the carbon cloth alone will add almost nothing in strength. I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-21-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By sensei
I agree with Tom. Bob

I agree with Tom.

Bob
Forum: Tips & Techniques 02-21-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By sensei
To best answer your questions, can I get just a...

To best answer your questions, can I get just a little information from you. How do intend on applying the sheeting? Vacuum, bricks or other means? What type of adhesive are you going to use? Epoxy...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-16-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By sensei
Personally I like a 2 to 1 thrust to weight...

Personally I like a 2 to 1 thrust to weight ratio,

Bob
Forum: Tips & Techniques 01-12-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By sensei
Hello Pappy, It is my scratch built version...

Hello Pappy,

It is my scratch built version of a 52% Extra 300-SP.

...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 01-09-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By sensei
In regards to the Windex method I just cover the...

In regards to the Windex method I just cover the entire airframe with a base color, after that I make thin sheet metal templates of whatever my design criteria is and cut the Monokote colors to suit....
Forum: Beginners 12-16-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,960
Posted By sensei
Rolling circle... What is that old buddy? :D ...

Rolling circle... What is that old buddy? :D

Bob
Forum: Aerodynamics 12-14-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
Posted By sensei
Hello Shaun, I understand your point and...

Hello Shaun,

I understand your point and couldn't agree more, but let's assume for just a moment that Matt possess an already flying powered plane (Not a sailplane) that is properly balanced with...
Forum: Aerodynamics 12-13-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
Posted By sensei
As I stated, all things remaining the same except...

As I stated, all things remaining the same except weight, as the weight goes up, wouldn't the AOA increase to carry the added weight along with raising the wing loading and changing stall speed?
...
Forum: Aerodynamics 12-13-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
Posted By sensei
What are your thoughts on the effects of stall...

What are your thoughts on the effects of stall speed by adding 1 lbs. to a 20 lb. plane with everything else remaining the same?

Bob
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-21-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By sensei
Yah, but I thought those were paint sticks...:D ...

Yah, but I thought those were paint sticks...:D


Bob
Forum: Sport Flying 10-04-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
I don't know Johnny Cashburn but I do understand...

I don't know Johnny Cashburn but I do understand his point of view that little airplanes flit. Big airplanes fly. That is so true...

Most guys that fly IMAC, especially in the upper classes spend...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 10-04-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,647
Posted By sensei
I would love to see the Mustang 450 kit come...

I would love to see the Mustang 450 kit come back.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2184459

Bob
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-04-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By sensei
Call this guy, he does great work. ...

Call this guy, he does great work.
...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 10-04-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By sensei
No, not at all, it may run through the interior...

No, not at all, it may run through the interior from some of the porosity I see in the glass, but after cure just scuff with the 80 grit and continue on.

Bob
Forum: Sport Flying 10-04-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
"With replies from fellows like Sensei and...

"With replies from fellows like Sensei and Pylonracr I feel like my work here is done."

I think it is time you go back and read from the beginning pal. You asked a generalized question, and I...
Forum: Sport Flying 10-04-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
I know of two very large Kadets over the years,...

I know of two very large Kadets over the years, one with a 14' wingspan, and one that sold on RCU with a 13' wingspan. Both were a long time ago. If a 16' Kadet was scratch built really light today,...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 10-04-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By sensei
Perfect, the pictures help allot, and I have...

Perfect, the pictures help allot, and I have repaired cowlings and wheel pants that were equally damaged in this way. That looks like gel coat with an epoxy layup to me. Bad idea if it is...

1....
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 10-03-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By sensei
1. Wash in sink with really soapy solution of...

1. Wash in sink with really soapy solution of dish soap.
2. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
3. Sand damaged area thoroughly inside and out with with 80 grit sand paper.
4. Remove sanding debris with...
Forum: Sport Flying 09-28-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
Thank you for the kind words Scott. Bob

Thank you for the kind words Scott.

Bob
Forum: Sport Flying 09-28-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By sensei
Let's forget about the sunshade for just a...

Let's forget about the sunshade for just a moment! I can't believe you called my small fleet of ARFs "little", are you insane? Especially after all that assembly time I spent on the constraints of my...
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