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Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes Yesterday, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Tee Bee
What? The Astros won? No one is talking about...

What? The Astros won? No one is talking about that around here. :) Started cutting some hinge slots tonight. Where's the Band Aids?
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes Yesterday, 03:46 AM
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Posted By Tee Bee
Canopy pics

Canopy pics
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes Yesterday, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Tee Bee
Wing is covered. The compound curves of the...

Wing is covered. The compound curves of the wingtips ate my lunch. I ended up using a heat gun to get them as flat as I could without risking burning a hole in the Ultracote Lite. The wrinkles won...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-16-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Tee Bee
A fuel compartment hatch

A fuel compartment hatch
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-15-2017, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Tee Bee
Started covering some of the smaller bits with...

Started covering some of the smaller bits with Ultracote Lite Scale White, which is actually more of a light grey color. This stuff goes on nice and smooth at low temps. Easy to work with. Here...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-15-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Tee Bee
Aileron linkages made from a Dubro 1/2A set which...

Aileron linkages made from a Dubro 1/2A set which requires soldering little springs to the rod ends which makes threads(left hand)for the clevises. Trailing edges installed.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-15-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Tee Bee
Good choice! Keep us posted.

Good choice! Keep us posted.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-11-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Tee Bee
Attaboy, Tony! Get 'er done. I finally...

Attaboy, Tony! Get 'er done.

I finally decided on the covering for this thing and got it ordered today. Going to use Ultracote Lite w/Monokote graphics.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-11-2017, 01:03 AM
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Posted By Tee Bee
Thanks, BG. We were very lucky and suffered no...

Thanks, BG. We were very lucky and suffered no damage to our home but lots of our friends and coworkers were seriously affected. The heaviest rains(40+ inches!) were to our north. As the media...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-10-2017, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Tee Bee
This project isn't dead, so neither should this...

This project isn't dead, so neither should this thread be. I've been once again finding some time here and there for model flying and building. Admittedly, I've spent some time on some other...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-05-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,327
Posted By Tee Bee
Something tells me you'd probably be covering new...

Something tells me you'd probably be covering new ground with that setup. Seems like a perfect match of engine and airframe to me. Go for it and keep us posted! Good to see this thread alive...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 09-19-2017, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Tee Bee
Nice to see a 1/2A SS active again. I still have...

Nice to see a 1/2A SS active again. I still have a short kit with both wing versions under th bed. Have been flying my Shark XV with TD .09 quite a bit lately.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 09-04-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Still high and dry here! There is damage all...

Still high and dry here! There is damage all around us like we've never imagined. Here near the coast, we're still waiting for the rest of the 40+" of rain to run off to the Gulf by means of severely...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-26-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Tee Bee
I'm still alive and kickin'. Life is very...

I'm still alive and kickin'. Life is very interesting and stressful at this time. We were spared the hurricane force winds but the RAIN, oh my! Monumental rainfall already and there are days of...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-16-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Thanks! I've been busy at work lately but hope...

Thanks! I've been busy at work lately but hope to get back on the build this next week.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-10-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Tee Bee
Congratulations on a very nice completion!

Congratulations on a very nice completion!
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-09-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Working the tail parts for fit and finish. Used...

Working the tail parts for fit and finish. Used ply doubler as an elevator joiner. It will be on the bottom side to hide it.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-09-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
I Dremeled out an aileron servo hole to fit a...

I Dremeled out an aileron servo hole to fit a Dymond D47. They will be used on all surfaces on this model. Made ply spacers for mounting.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-09-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Not sure. I lost daily access to accurate lab...

Not sure. I lost daily access to accurate lab scales when I switched jobs a while back. I'll have opportunities to swing by and weigh it from time to time when I stop by to visit old friends there.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-08-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
The latest late night mockup

The latest late night mockup
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-08-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Fillets done

Fillets done
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-08-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Shaping by hand

Shaping by hand
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-08-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Since you brought up the subject of tail fairing...

Since you brought up the subject of tail fairing blocks.... My first attempt at making them failed after gluing them to the fuse with CA, lightly tacking the spacers with Sig Bond, and attempting to...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-07-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Tee Bee
I like the taper on trailing edge much better.

I like the taper on trailing edge much better.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-06-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tee Bee
Thanks. I'm just "winging it" as I go....

Thanks. I'm just "winging it" as I go. :)
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