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    I did 52238 but I forgot what it was...

    I did 52238 but I forgot what it was already:rolleyes:

    Calvi
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    Very nice mrshea, I wish I could manage a...

    Very nice mrshea, I wish I could manage a covering job like that, how did you do it? Did you cover the aircraft with a base color first, then lay on the other colors? Please reveal your secrets :)....
  3. Hi jsr, and welcome back to the hobby. I would...

    Hi jsr, and welcome back to the hobby. I would say anykind of metal as long as it is smooth and will lay flat. I found a piece of scrap where I work and I painted it with aluminum paint and have...
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    Oh I did not know that the kit was made for a...

    Oh I did not know that the kit was made for a bolt on wing, good, the old style of dowels and rubber bands are a little tireing after a while, and I am not sure how much they help if you cartwheel...
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    Hi Swify, have you considered using nylon bolts...

    Hi Swify, have you considered using nylon bolts to hold the wing on? I would love to retrofit mine(40 size) to take wing bolts, but it is harder to do after the fact.

    Calvi
  6. wow building in natural light, nice Tony!

    wow building in natural light, nice Tony!
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    I am sure the results are worth the effort...

    I am sure the results are worth the effort Lonestoner:). Myself I have ruined a few parts on the belt disc sander, it is a very usefull tool, just not so for tapering. Lets see some pics of your...
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    Or shoot your fins across the room:eek: It does...

    Or shoot your fins across the room:eek: It does not take that long by hand and easyer on the fingertips
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    HI Tim, the tuned pipe setup is the same as what...

    HI Tim, the tuned pipe setup is the same as what I used to use back in the early 90's and I had no problem back then and it looks like the firewall has the correct thrust in it. I like the sound...
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    I like your idea of making the mounts for...

    I like your idea of making the mounts for retracts or wire that way if the aircrafts belly is too soft for the hand launching I will still have options. I agree about the finger eater being at the...
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    I like your idea of making the mounts for...

    I like your idea of making the mounts for retracts or wire that way if the aircrafts belly is too soft for the hand launching I will still have options. I agree about the finger eater being at the...
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    Hi Dave, not sure what to say about doing the...

    Hi Dave, not sure what to say about doing the retracts, I may just make it a hand launcher for version one, if I really like the way it flies version 2 will have to have some retracts. Not sure if I...
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    Retract set up

    Hello everyone, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

    For Christmas I got RealFlight 7.5, it is a blast for sure but I seem to have some trouble on some models setting up the retracts. I am...
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    Morning Tim, it is a macs header and tuned pipe...

    Morning Tim, it is a macs header and tuned pipe on a OS AX 46. Have not flown it yet, but its clone flew all last summer. The hubcaps are pop can bottoms:eek: This is the fourth (or is it the...
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    I was bored so I disolved the backing off of a...

    I was bored so I disolved the backing off of a 1/2" x 12" strip of monocote in some trim solvent, then brushed on to the white landing gear. turned out not bad, maybe another round will do it. ...
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    Yes I find the #30 paste to be very usefull for fillets or gap filling and is hard as steel when cured.
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    Another RCM plan I would like to try is the...

    Another RCM plan I would like to try is the javelin which is another delta canard, but alas it seems plans are no longer available from RCM. I have a picture of it on my computer at home I will...
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    Thanks Dave, the tip fins sure do look sharp. I...

    Thanks Dave, the tip fins sure do look sharp. I can't wait to start gluing some wood together.
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    Hi Dave, nice to hear from you, I can use all the...

    Hi Dave, nice to hear from you, I can use all the help I can get with this project. The pictures that go along with the article are just what I needed. Looking forward to seeing your drawings if...
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    Yes it is more challenging for sure Jim, we fly...

    Yes it is more challenging for sure Jim, we fly off of a fabric runway which is very slippery, I have to roll out the throttle slowley and take it easy on the rudder. Landings it seems to be very...
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    HI guys, it is a 40 size. the tailwheel looks...

    HI guys, it is a 40 size. the tailwheel looks small but works great off of grass or the fabric. Can't remember what size the tail wheel is I just grabbed what the LHC had in stock. The mains are...
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    Hi Jeff, Wingnut. Which kits did you order...

    Hi Jeff, Wingnut. Which kits did you order Jeff? I am not sure what I am going to put into it for a motor yet Wingnut, maybe a OS46, not sure yet. not even sure about the retracts, I may figure...
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    I don't mind the take off roll on either the...

    I don't mind the take off roll on either the landscaping cloth runway we have or the grass, I just roll on the throttle slowly. If there is a crosswind it is a little different though for sure, but...
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    I put the mains on the fuse Stankinator, easy to...

    I put the mains on the fuse Stankinator, easy to do, makes the fuse easyer to transport.

    Calvi
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    Next I ironed the plans, I should have done this...

    Next I ironed the plans, I should have done this last year when I got the kit, but it turned out well.

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