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03-31-2018, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Jim_Purcha

My old "Master Modeling" books lists Polyurethane...

My old "Master Modeling" books lists Polyurethane Enamel as a not being compatible over Alkyd Enamel and Acrylic Enamel. Could this be a reason for the peeling. I tested clear lustrekote on Rustoleum...
02-13-2018, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Jim_Purcha

David, make sure you upload a full scale trace of...

David, make sure you upload a full scale trace of the wing ribs.
Jim
11-23-2017, 09:20 PM
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Views: 1,841
Posted By Jim_Purcha

You just might have missed it on October 22 -...

You just might have missed it on October 22 - Black Thursday sale - 300 Euros shipped to USA/Canada.

Jim
10-14-2017, 06:07 PM
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Views: 1,841
Posted By Jim_Purcha

I purchased a Ripmax Acro Wot from them just two...

I purchased a Ripmax Acro Wot from them just two months back. The shipping was 22 Euros. It arrived in Canada in less than two weeks. I had excellent tracking results,...
08-03-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By Jim_Purcha

The new shipping prices from carrier's is making...

The new shipping prices from carrier's is making it very expensive to ship something line foam wings. Bulky and but light weight. The price of balsa at the LHS doesn't make it cheap to scratch build....
12-18-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,615
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Excellent. I matches the old copies I have from...

Excellent. I matches the old copies I have from RC Sportsman magazine. I have to build an electric version on day.

Jim
08-28-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,105
Posted By Jim_Purcha

A6 Intruder plans are on...

A6 Intruder plans are on www.hippocketaeronautics.com (http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com)

http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plans/details.php?image_id=6845&mode=search

Laser cut short...
06-17-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jim_Purcha

The Dirty Birdy and Warlord 40 is back in stock...

The Dirty Birdy and Warlord 40 is back in stock today at Bridiairplanes.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Laufmann's Reprographics will usually do a plan...

Laufmann's Reprographics will usually do a plan copy for $7.00 if I remember.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jim_Purcha

If you ever want a set of plans, I can run one...

If you ever want a set of plans, I can run one off at the printers on Notre Dame Street for cheap.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jim_Purcha

That's a good way to spend a Saturday morning. I...

That's a good way to spend a Saturday morning. I have to leave to take Brent to hockey. I have a build going on in rcgroups. I do very little on RCU now a days.
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10-25-2015, 06:58 AM
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Views: 5,991
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Never did a Heathkit, but I did solder up a mirco...

Never did a Heathkit, but I did solder up a mirco receiver and two servos from Ace R/C. One of the WRCC club members had a Heathkit and 1975. One of my neighbours (family doctor) did a color tv too....
10-22-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Jim_Purcha

For the time being, I'm glad I live in Canada. We...

For the time being, I'm glad I live in Canada. We will have to wait if the Canadian Dept of Transport follow suit. FAA doesn't apply to us, but we are watching.

Jim
10-03-2015, 09:39 AM
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Views: 189,727
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Just picked up a new Warlord 40 kit for Brent...

Just picked up a new Warlord 40 kit for Brent and I to build our the winter. It looks like a low wing version of the 4 Seasons 40. Old style build. Should be tough.

Jim
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09-07-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jim_Purcha

What about formers at the front and rear sections...

What about formers at the front and rear sections of the wing on the inside of the fuselage. Are these also needed? I haven't touched this project yet?

Thanks

Jim
09-03-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,246
Posted By Jim_Purcha

I had a copy of the original plans, and as i...

I had a copy of the original plans, and as i recall, the top of the fuselage is flat, making building it as easy as a Kaos. The plans called for foam wings which are still available. The plans for...
09-01-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jim_Purcha

MAAC - Wings

My son Brent passed his MAAC Wings test today, using the Bridi 4 Seasons 40.

Jim

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2117777
08-08-2015, 06:09 PM
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Views: 1,940
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Jim, we almost lost the plane this past week....

Jim, we almost lost the plane this past week. Really.

We arrived at the model field Tuesday evening and went to open the tail gate of the truck and the tail gate was already down. One gallon of...
07-27-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Thanks Jim, Actually at the present time my 10...

Thanks Jim, Actually at the present time my 10 year old son Brent is training on the 4 Season 40. I repaired it a couple of weeks ago after a mishap, and it took off perfectly.

Jim
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Forum: Kit Building
07-19-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jim_Purcha

I really have to stop looking at Environment...

I really have to stop looking at Environment Canada, the weather keeps changing every half hour. Now it's raining Thursday and Friday this coming week. Tuesday/Thursday I'm at WRCC (Training Night)...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Hi Calvin, how's the build progressing? Are you...

Hi Calvin, how's the build progressing? Are you flying with WRCC or Wham? Either field is 10 minutes from my house. I would like to see this one fly. I have my own old RCM F/A-18 pusher I plan to...
06-23-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Lepage's might not be available in the US. I have...

Lepage's might not be available in the US. I have some at home I have to try this out. I'm having a difficult time to find cheap foam core material to have at least 4" thick cores.

The only foam...
06-20-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,866
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Finally this summer

Well Sir Crashallot, This will be the summer to fly this plane (finally). The last few years, I've been busy getting my son involved in the hobby. Hopefully he'll get his "Wings" through the club...
01-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Jim_Purcha

Realflight Transmitter cable broken

I just upgraded to 7.5 (Christmas present). I've been using my 3.5 transmitter for since it came out. The wire interface cable is broken. Has anyone repaired theirs in the past? Is just a matter of...
12-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,916
Posted By Jim_Purcha

I bought some balsa to complete a plan built...

I bought some balsa to complete a plan built model, not the Great Escape. Given the price of the kit from Bridiairplanes, it a pretty good price considering you get all the hardware for the build.
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