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Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 02:51 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By VincentJ

Last night I didn't have a lot of time to spend...

Last night I didn't have a lot of time to spend in my workshop, but I was able to get the nose wheel operational. So here's what's left on my punch list to get this project completed:

1. Assemble...
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Some close-up details of the now fully functional elevator. (4-40 rod...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Since I omitted the balsa tri-stock at the base of the fin for support I...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you Allan, I appreciate it!

Thank you Allan, I appreciate it!
Forum: Kit Building
09-16-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Forum: Kit Building
09-15-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Mike, I use single edge razor blades and my hobby...

Mike, I use single edge razor blades and my hobby knife (Exacto) with an #11 blade. Most all of my trimming is done over the balsa, if you change your blade frequently you won't have to apply very...
Forum: Kit Building
09-14-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Forum: Kit Building
09-13-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Tonight's progress, I started covering the area above the red with white...
Forum: Kit Building
09-13-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Well Mike I'll try to explain it to you. It's not...

Well Mike I'll try to explain it to you. It's not as hard as you might think to do provided you are using the right tool. First off, when you're wrapping something like a wing tip or something that...
Forum: Kit Building
09-11-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Yes Alan they do come in different sizes and can...

Yes Alan they do come in different sizes and can be purchased individually or in small packets. I bought mine at my local hardware store nearby. If you have a hardware store next to you, visit the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Here are some shots of the progress that I've made.

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Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks Tom I think I'm improving, but I still...

Thanks Tom I think I'm improving, but I still need more experience before I consider myself proficient.
Forum: Kit Building
09-09-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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I used rubber grommets on the aileron servo wires that exit the top of the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-08-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Top of wing

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Forum: Kit Building
09-06-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Just to update everyone on the progress, the wing...

Just to update everyone on the progress, the wing is nearly completed. Tonight I plan on covering the ailerons. I will post photos when the wing is fully completed and assembled. Since returning to...
Forum: Kit Building
09-04-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks Matt, but oh how I hate covering. I wish I...

Thanks Matt, but oh how I hate covering. I wish I was better at it...especially when you put another color over the top.
Forum: Kit Building
09-04-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

Well yes I do, I like the size of this plane so...

Well yes I do, I like the size of this plane so much that I got myself a Train-Air kit made by this same company which I'm going to equip with floats. I'm planning on a OS GT-15 gas engine in it as...
Forum: Kit Building
09-03-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Top and bottom of the wing have been covered in the base (white) color....
Forum: Kit Building
09-03-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Early start this AM. I hope that you all enjoy your Labor Day!!!:cool:

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Forum: Kit Building
09-02-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 326
Posted By VincentJ

Tom you are definitely the Master of the rattle...

Tom you are definitely the Master of the rattle can, incredible results!
Forum: Kit Building
09-02-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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After a Sunday morning of flying, Bob and I had a nice lunch together,...
Forum: Kit Building
09-02-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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With construction of the Sport-Air now behind me, it's time to start...
Forum: Kit Building
09-01-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 326
Posted By VincentJ

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My favorite paint to spray is an epoxy paint made by Klass Kote. It is...
Forum: Kit Building
09-01-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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I am happy to report that I am officially done and can begin on the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-01-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,913
Posted By VincentJ

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Last task before I start on the covering. I am opening up slots at the...
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