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02-03-2016, 04:09 PM
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Posted By ByronF

Charley I cut the foam cores myself with my...

Charley
I cut the foam cores myself with my home built foam cutting bow and power supply.
Many many many many years ago when I got my first red box kit, I made tracings of the root and tip ribs as...
02-02-2016, 12:52 PM
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Posted By ByronF

P-39 Lawn Dart

So sometime back I posted some pictures of my old red box redesigned scratch built P39, where I did foam core wings and a built up nose to replace the plastic piece. It was done old school with...
08-25-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By ByronF

Thought I would also post a few photos of my Gold...

Thought I would also post a few photos of my Gold Edition P-39 which has been sitting here in my shop untouched for over a year. Must somehow get the ambition to get back to it. This is powered by an...
08-25-2014, 06:26 PM
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Posted By ByronF

Thanks to warbird51 for the dimensions on the...

Thanks to warbird51 for the dimensions on the length of the nose gear. Thought you might be interested in seeing the current status of my build of the old red box 39 from my modified plans. I have...
08-09-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By ByronF

I am currently scratch building a p-39 from parts...

I am currently scratch building a p-39 from parts tracings from an old red box kit. I have cut the wing cores from foam and have modified the nose eliminate the plastic top deck and replace it with a...
08-06-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By ByronF

I use the same method as pkoury but I use pacer...

I use the same method as pkoury but I use pacer Zpoxy finishing resin. I then use a high solids primer to fill the weave and then wet sand off the excess. This gives you a very smooth base to start...
03-01-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By ByronF

Can you sign me up. I have a TF Gold Edition 39...

Can you sign me up. I have a TF Gold Edition 39 framed waiting for glass cloth and paint. Put it on hold because I decided I needed an everyday sport flier to replace my aging Kaos. So what I am...
09-13-2010, 09:03 PM
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Views: 1,244
Posted By ByronF

RE: Help Identify This Stuka - Pic Added

Oh Duh - forgot to load the picture. Sorry guys.
09-12-2010, 10:07 AM
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Views: 1,244
Posted By ByronF

Help Identify This Stuka - Pic Added

Can anyone help me identify who made (kitted) this Stuka. It apparently is kit built. It is a 60 size with a 65" wing span. I am considering picking it up but the seller does not know who the kit was...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-23-2010, 11:47 PM
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Views: 972
Posted By ByronF

RE: Recovering a VQ Warbird

Well after 2 days I finally got all the covering off the Macchi and I discovered a pile of issues. As someone pointed out in some areas the vinyl pulled wood off.
The plastic wing fairings were a...
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08-22-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By ByronF

RE: Recovering a VQ Warbird

Oberst
Thanks for the reply, lots of good suggestions I will try to keep in mind as I start this project.

I have stripped monokote (and film covered) planes before and they haven't been too...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-21-2010, 09:13 PM
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Posted By ByronF

Recovering a VQ Warbird

Alas after 2 seasons and 2 bad landings my VQ Macchi is in need of some major repairs. My temporary CA fixes aren't holding up anymore. Also the plastic wing fairings and the wing tips are shot and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-19-2010, 10:19 PM
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Views: 94,664
Posted By ByronF

RE: BH T-28 Assembly

Well just thought I would post an update on the status of my T-28. Have had 6 flights so far and it is now down for repair after a slight crash at our warbird fly-in last saturday.
Since the maiden...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-04-2010, 11:18 PM
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Views: 94,664
Posted By ByronF

RE: BH T-28 Assembly

Eagle09 - thank you for the congrats.
Question for you or anyone else with the T-28 running a 2 stroke, have you baffled off some of the front to assist with engine cooling?
My first flight was...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-02-2010, 03:19 PM
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Views: 94,664
Posted By ByronF

RE: BH T-28 Assembly

This thread has been quiet for a while so thought I would revive it based on my maiden flight experience of today.
My T-28 is powered with an older HB-61 PDP with an 11x7.5 prop. Initially did some...
08-01-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 161,638
Posted By ByronF

RE: Seagull's

Sandman and Flight Risk
Thank you for comments/advice. In light of this information I may just give the FP's a go. Funny I initially got them to put in a Twinstar but that plan changed when I was...
07-31-2010, 11:03 PM
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Views: 161,638
Posted By ByronF

RE: Seagull's

I recently acquired a DA and have read this thread with great interest. I have been thru it a couple of times looking at the various engines that were selected by folks.
I have a couple of old but...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-21-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By ByronF

Kudos to Horizon Hobby

Well I have to tip my hat to the folks at Horizon Hobby once again for their awesome service and sense of customer.
The other week I purchased an Ultra Stik, the one with the transparent covering....
05-16-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,576
Posted By ByronF

RE: New ARF - Martin Mauler

Well after a month of delays due to lousy weather finally had the chance today to maiden my Mauler. The CG as described in post 21 was bang on.
The Mauler powered by and HB61 Blitz charged down the...
04-04-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,576
Posted By ByronF

RE: New ARF - Martin Mauler

Thanks for the info on the post with the CG. Don't know how I missed that. Anyway my Mauler is just about ready to go. Just have to install the rockets and the drop tank.
Here is a photo of it with...
03-29-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,576
Posted By ByronF

RE: New ARF - Martin Mauler

I realize this is an old thread but hoping that some of the Mauler fliers out there will check in and perhaps help with the answer to my question. I have just finished assembling my Mauler and...
01-31-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,396
Posted By ByronF

RE: Your two favorite warbirds?

Ah.... I can only pick 2..... not fair.... how about groups of 2

P-39 and Ki61 Hein
or
Macchi 205 and Hellcat
or
P-47D Razorback and Zero

Now lets see which is my favorite group .....
01-03-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 186,599
Posted By ByronF

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

Jim
I think the adjusting screw on the Spitfire retracts is the little allen screw that you see when the gear is retracted. Its in the middle of the black plastic piece.
When playing with mine, I...
12-01-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 113,960
Posted By ByronF

RE: Let's See Your Luftwaffe Birds!!!

Ok heres mine. The 109 is no longer with us may it rest in peace.
12-01-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By ByronF

RE: TF P47 - 60 kit, what did yours weigh?

Your weight sounds about right to me. I built the razorback version with an OS91 2 stroke, glass cloth and paint with flaps and fixed gear. Modified the wing servo arrangement to put aileron servos...
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