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Forum: Glow Engines
05-05-2018, 03:33 PM
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Views: 77,872
Posted By N1EDM

Which one??? OS 40SF, 40FX?? I'm not sure if...

Which one??? OS 40SF, 40FX?? I'm not sure if there was ever an AX
04-26-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By N1EDM

I also have this problem... I cannot edit posts...

I also have this problem... I cannot edit posts that I had edited in the past on my own thread http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/11635524-balsa-usa-taube-90-build-thread-4.html . The...
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,209
Views: 262,789
Posted By N1EDM

The important thing to think about is whether you...

The important thing to think about is whether you have enough power to toss the Cub around on a windy day. It's not a racer so you don't have to go fast for scale-like flight (unless you want to, of...
Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 105,768
Posted By N1EDM

Hmmm, I guess that 'nobody' is building my Balsa...

Hmmm, I guess that 'nobody' is building my Balsa USA Taube 90.....
Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Thanks, Flyboy2610... it appears that you are...

Thanks, Flyboy2610... it appears that you are correct. I notice that I cannot edit my latest post (#95) which was posted only a couple of days ago- the "Edit" button is now gone. Last week, I was...
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

It appears as though my last post was loaded OK....

It appears as though my last post was loaded OK. It says that I can edit my last Post (the button is there) but I cannot get to any of my other posts for editing, which I want/need to do in some...
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

This is a test post. I have been unable to get...

This is a test post. I have been unable to get into my own thread and edit posts. I can't tell if the problem is with the site or my own browsers. I am trying to see if I can at least post a...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-09-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 77,872
Posted By N1EDM

I never heard about how quiet a Mousse Can...

I never heard about how quiet a Mousse Can Muffler was compared to standard mufflers??? Does anyone have any experience with them?
Forum: Glow Engines
04-07-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 77,872
Posted By N1EDM

When I saw those headers from aspeed, it made me...

When I saw those headers from aspeed, it made me think of those old mousse-can mufflers. Remember them??

Bob
Forum: Beginners
04-07-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,867
Posted By N1EDM

Sonnytex, Someone on another thread...

Sonnytex,

Someone on another thread suggested using Gorilla Tape. I've used it myself and it works after a fashion. It won't get everything off, but it seems to help. I don't want to hijack...
Forum: Kit Building
03-25-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Avast, Matey!!! Trying to Hijack my thread, eh??...

Avast, Matey!!! Trying to Hijack my thread, eh?? I'm going to lurk on your two just to get even!! :D

The caption on one of your photos said you had a 'messy' man-cave?? Ha!! Why do you think I...
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Str8aero, I was re-reading some of the early...

Str8aero,
I was re-reading some of the early posts and you said that you had started your Taube about a week ahead of me... (Post #8) How is it coming??? Just curious... and am curious about...
Forum: Kit Building
03-23-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

HI Flhattrick, I have to also emphasize that...

HI Flhattrick,
I have to also emphasize that this is not a beginners kit. Your choice of the PT-60 is a good one but I made a couple of other suggestions below.

If you ever do build one of these...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Go right ahead, Flyer. First, I want to...

Go right ahead, Flyer.

First, I want to emphasize that that hot glue idea was strictly for jigging things up... I was surprised at how little I needed just to baste the parts together. I have no...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Smile Tips and Tricks I learned on this build.

Thanks Flyer... I needed that!!

I'm about to go back down but thought I would pass along a couple of things...


In jigging up the wing ribs, spars, etc., if you happen to move 'this' piece,...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Oops, My Mistake

OK, Everyone... If you want to know where I screwed myself up on this build, here it is. I will admit, up front, it was stupidity on my part, so don’t get caught yourself. Keep this between you and...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Thanks, Flyer. I never knew that about the...

Thanks, Flyer. I never knew that about the reformulated waxed paper. So, it's no good for us anymore - at least for CA. I have also heard rumors that Plans Protector is nothing more than the...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Thanks, Rammone3, I've tried that. To be honest,...

Thanks, Rammone3, I've tried that. To be honest, I think that they've changed the formulation anyway. Does your house-brand waxed paper really protect against CA???

For the record, I also use...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Just a few notes to keep this build-thread alive....

Just a few notes to keep this build-thread alive. I have already gotten outlines ready for the next four posts. But for now, I would like to say from 'lessons learned' to date:·

As noted earlier...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-18-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 36,580
Views: 2,189,620
Posted By N1EDM

I use wood props because they are easier on the...

I use wood props because they are easier on the airframe in an 'unplanned' landing. I'd rather have that energy break a prop than have all that same energy go into the motor mount and firewall. It...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-17-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36,580
Views: 2,189,620
Posted By N1EDM

Count me in for wood props.... I only use APC's...

Count me in for wood props.... I only use APC's when necessary. :-) :-) :-)
Forum: Beginners
03-15-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,867
Posted By N1EDM

My only recollection about using hairspray on a...

My only recollection about using hairspray on a model plane goes way back to the days of silk and dope. From what I have read and gathered, after silk had been laid on to an airplane but not painted,...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

Ayup!!! I over-thought it too much. I think...

Ayup!!! I over-thought it too much. I think that that is where we all go wrong... :D
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

I want to finish the wings so that I can start on...

I want to finish the wings so that I can start on the Fuse. I get a kick out of re-reading Dick Pettit's review where he describes the tail feathers as resembling a Rose Trellis.... The elevator...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,002
Posted By N1EDM

I used a couple of things to help hold the...

I used a couple of things to help hold the laminated wingtip together. The first thing that I did was to use a dab of hot melt to hold the LE former to a couple of ribs to keep it from slipping...
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