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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-14-2017, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Kinner
Will do. Thanx Ray W.

Will do. Thanx

Ray W.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-14-2017, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Kinner
I'm getting inspired again which is becoming more...

I'm getting inspired again which is becoming more difficult in my senior years. Having reintroduced myself to this thread on the late CKellogg designed TBF, my creative juice is thawing.

Of...
Forum: Kit Building 01-12-2017, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Kinner
Most convincing in appearance to boot. Nice job....

Most convincing in appearance to boot. Nice job.

I'm still putting off making my cylinders for the 1/3 until I'm more mentally prepared.

Ray W.
Forum: Kit Building 01-08-2017, 02:08 PM
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Views: 27,944
Posted By Kinner
Yes , the 1/3 scale is complete except for final...

Yes , the 1/3 scale is complete except for final balancing. No flight yet. I'm a bit concerned over my choice of powerplant. OS 300 twin sits up front but I'm feeling the weight and began to...
Forum: Kit Building 06-07-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
There are a lot of pieces to assemble and I'd...

There are a lot of pieces to assemble and I'd suggest cut out new one piece ribs instead of the 3 pieces provided per rib. Or....make a jig and assemble the 3 rib pieces into one piece... thus, they...
Forum: Kit Building 06-07-2016, 01:44 PM
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Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
It's still read by enthusiasts. Ray W

It's still read by enthusiasts.

Ray W
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-23-2016, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Kinner
OK, some old TBF photos from the '60s. ...

OK, some old TBF photos from the '60s.
...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-14-2016, 04:39 PM
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Views: 226,248
Posted By Kinner
Most motivating... I've some other pix I ran...

Most motivating... I've some other pix I ran across of TBFs in retirement and insect spray use. I'll try to find them again.

Until then, here ya go
https://youtu.be/nO8rjT6-_mk

...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-24-2016, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Kinner
Another Squadron/Signal that has nearly all USN...

Another Squadron/Signal that has nearly all USN aircraft from 1946-1956 is:

USNAircraft Carrier Air Units, Vol. 1, ISBN 0-89747-164-4

Gorgeous color of those squadron recips and jets on a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-19-2016, 08:26 AM
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Views: 226,248
Posted By Kinner
Here is an old vid that has warmed my startitis...

Here is an old vid that has warmed my startitis on my Avenger.

https://youtu.be/gId18EYl2kU

Ray W.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-19-2016, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Kinner
Squadron/Signal publications have two great books...

Squadron/Signal publications have two great books to glean over that shows the -1 oil doors further back from the Kellogg cowl I have vs. the TBF/TBM -3 which had no door only a dedicated slot just...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-18-2015, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Kinner
Chic ... you could inaugurate a ZZ Top wave. ...

Chic ... you could inaugurate a ZZ Top wave. Quite the trend setter you are.

Ray W
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-10-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Kinner
Consider it done Chic. Ray W

Consider it done Chic.

Ray W
Forum: Kit Building 10-27-2015, 10:18 AM
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Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
I've used both 1/4 and 1/3 scale cowls from...

I've used both 1/4 and 1/3 scale cowls from Fiberglass Specialties and both were rounded as the prototype. There was a model 7G that was built for the RAF and had an inverted 6 so the cowl looks...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-24-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Yea, long story but past RCU technicalities seem...

Yea, long story but past RCU technicalities seem to be ironed out now.

Ray W.
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-24-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Thanks for the link. I forgot about that one. ...

Thanks for the link. I forgot about that one. I placed some pix on page 40 of the partial kit I got along with a few other goodies. Seems, I've been sitting on the project since 2011. Good...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-24-2015, 05:07 AM
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Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Spectacular! I'm glad you were able to...

Spectacular!

I'm glad you were able to incorporate that feature into your works.

I told myself after finishing my 1/3scale Fleet bi plane, that I'll not build any thing that big again as it...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Thanks. Great radar weather training in OK. ...

Thanks. Great radar weather training in OK. Springs were tuff to get any sleep.

Ray W.
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-10-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Spectacular news Maser. Your design angle is...

Spectacular news Maser. Your design angle is sound. Build a good flyer and let others do the add on's.

Where abouts is Piedmont? I used to live in Altus (South West corner), OK many moons ago....
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-10-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Very cool. Thanks for the update. I see...

Very cool. Thanks for the update.

I see your going the conventional nose vs. the fiberglass Charlie was working on. I don't mind carving if it saves alot of cash.

Those lighten holes in the...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 08-08-2015, 04:33 AM
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Views: 40,511
Posted By Kinner
My rebuild is complete. 2or so years past, I...

My rebuild is complete. 2or so years past, I turned final on a very short runway and a case of "dumb thumbs" struck. I rolled the beauty on her back and ,if I had 10 more feet of altitude, I could...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 08-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,984
Posted By Kinner
Any news or progress on the Stoof? Ray W

Any news or progress on the Stoof?

Ray W
Forum: Kit Building 08-05-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
Okie Dokes, much delayed roll out but now I've...

Okie Dokes, much delayed roll out but now I've only a few details to work and she is ready for a second maiden flight. I'll wait until the weather moderates as the temps in August are not conducive...
Forum: Kit Building 05-29-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
Concept made the 1/4 scale plane. The 1/3 scale...

Concept made the 1/4 scale plane. The 1/3 scale is just plans developed by Ron Weiss and distributed by a noted plans maker Ziroli. No kit formally mass produced for the 1/3. My 1/3 scale was...
Forum: Kit Building 05-28-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 120,300
Posted By Kinner
1/3 scale is 4" fwd of the vertical wing strut. ...

1/3 scale is 4" fwd of the vertical wing strut.

1/4 scale is 7" aft of the top wing leading edge and you have an envelope of 1/2 fwd or aft of that starting point.

Ray W.
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