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10-26-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Scale retract landing gears and spinners

Chutt, outstanding workmanship, shame you're in Brazil as shipping would be an issue. I'm sure there may be some way around that though. I have some electric jackscrew retracts in my modified P-51...
06-28-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,222
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Unknown Pattern Ship

Freebird, this must put the Banshee further down in the stack. Nice find what ever it is. I'll go with the BA. Finally finished covering my Banshee and I'm in the process of putting it back together....
Forum: Kit Building
06-24-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 437,339
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Top Flite Cessna 182 build

Tookie, on your third picture it shows a spot where the faabric isn't filled. Hit that again with filler or you will wish you had! I was taught long ago that your paint will not cover a blemish, it...
Forum: Kit Building
06-24-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Big Bee nears completion!

Scot............. Everything you changed is good. Your using your head. I too have seen the articles with the pictures showing the throttle servo forward of the firewall and it scares the you know...
04-28-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Servo Question

Jack, are you saying there are 5 wires coming out of the servo? What is the name of this servo? I have never seen such a thing. This has got to be some kind of special servo for something other than...
04-28-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Glow plugs price?

Hi guys, I've been using glow devils for years with no problems. I might change one at the beginning of the season just for the fun of it. Can't remember when I actually "blew" one. They are...
04-28-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By sugarfox

RE: am radio

Stick 40, Do your friend a favor and suggest that he buy an fm radio, You guys are playing with fire in my opinion on am. Just too much interference. I remember in the early 70's we would get knocked...
04-28-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,254
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Sig 1/3 Spacewalker questions

Rc74, beautiful job on your spacewalker, A good frend has been flying the same one for a lot of years and it flys beautifully. You'll enjoy it i"m sure. Regards Sugarfox
04-28-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Hairspray

Guys, a big thank you to Anuthabubba as he may have saved the day. Following his suggestion I turned my coverite iron way up and went over the wing again. It went nutts with bubbles and wrinkles but...
04-28-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By sugarfox

RE: A Very Good Day!

Freebird, Offer? What offer? I forgot, don't tell me now you offered to cover this bird, I have been advised to turn the heat up on the iron. I'll do better than that, just happen to have a small...
04-26-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By sugarfox

RE: A Very Good Day!

Dang Freebird, the covering looks better than my freshly covered banshee. Looks like you lucked out again. I always thought the vertical stab on the eyeball looks way too small to be effective. But...
04-26-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Hairspray

Ed, glad to hear I'm not the only one to have tried this hair brained idea, (pun intended). I have covered the rest of the wing after a coat of balsarite and I'm having the same problem in spots....
04-25-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Hairspray

Hey guys, thanks for all the suggestions. I have all those bases covered that have been mentioned.. I had just covered one panel on the bottom of the wing when this showed up. I've used balsarite for...
04-25-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By sugarfox

Hairspray

I am in the middle of covering my Banshee and thought I would try something I read about in another forum. That Is using hairspray to seal the wood before covering. I'm using monocoat for the first...
04-25-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,108
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Do we need “Classic Pattern” ARFs

Hi everyone, "don't pay the ransome, I've escaped". Haven't posted much lately due to the back surgery and other lame excuses but I can't resist this one. In a perfect world we could have it both...
03-10-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Tail Heavy Katana

wingspam, stop by wherever you buy tires and ask for some of their used wheel weights taken off wheels when they balance your tires. Melt the lead as suggested by the guys above and screw it to the...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,649
Posted By sugarfox

RE: PICA P-40 Build.

Dennis, I am again amazed at the detail some of you guys put into scale models. I've been building for about 35 years and just don't have the patience to go that far or the skill needed for that...
02-21-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Radio glitches using seperate battery for retracts

I'd be willing to bet my last buck that its the switch. The switch is the weakest part of our systems in my opinion. We shock mount everything but the switch. I quit using the standard switches that...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,549
Posted By sugarfox

RE: New Byron 1.20 Extra 300 Project

I hope I'm just blind, but I'm not seeing any wire anywhere for your aileron servos. I hope you will tell me I'm blind....................won't hurt my feelings at all as my wife tells me that all...
02-14-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,836
Posted By sugarfox

RE: Deception 10 Build Thread

David, the canopy location will have an effect on knife edge flight, in my experience. How or why I have no idea as I am no aerodynamic expert by any means. That being said, using the thumb and...
02-14-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By sugarfox

RE: My Latest Score

Hey Freebird, thanks for the get well wishes too! I really busted my a ssssss. I've already marked the dates on my calendar for the event in September and unless I do something else stupid or we...
02-14-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By sugarfox

RE: My Latest Score

Thanks for the get well wishes David. Do have some good news though! Scored a real deal on a natural gas heater for the shop at Lowes yesterday. Regular price was 299.00 and I got it for...
02-12-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By sugarfox

RE: My Latest Score

Dang Freebird, you should feel like a thief stealing that for 60 bucks. But now, when re we going to finish our Banshee's? I've got an excuse, fell off the porch on the ice and have a broken...
01-31-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 35,434
Posted By sugarfox

RE: 257" B-36D Build

Dag, just let me know when you would like to go, bring a plane and fly as my guest and see if you like it. Yes it is the same club but was off of post rd not franklin. It was a horrible site and the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,576
Posted By sugarfox

RE: know what your getting !!!

Thanks Ed, I figured I was the only on that didn't know what lofting was! Started on your Banshee yet? Back to the subject, that is a sinful amt of money for a set of ribs, hand cut, lazer cut, cnc...
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