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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-15-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Chad Veich
The version with the built up wing surfaces was a...

The version with the built up wing surfaces was a bit lighter than the all composite version but all of them required extreme amounts of nose weight. I think flying weights of around 20 pounds were...
Forum: Scale Racing 10-08-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,633
Posted By Chad Veich
Coming up on seven years since I started this...

Coming up on seven years since I started this thread. Wow, almost unbelievable. In the intervening years my model of "Perestroika" has been with three other modelers who I have recruited to help me...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-08-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,497
Posted By Chad Veich
Beautiful work as always Dale. I do have one...

Beautiful work as always Dale. I do have one question. Why not open up the wheel wells to the scale shape?
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-08-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Chad Veich
I would say power wise they are very close...

I would say power wise they are very close assuming you are talking about a .91 two stroke. They are substantially different in weight and physical size. I have a 65" span Hellcat which I flew for...
Forum: Kit Building 10-08-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,138
Posted By Chad Veich
I've not built the Platt Zero but see no reason...

I've not built the Platt Zero but see no reason to put in any more than what is scale. Having said that, I've seen lots of Platt Zeros and did not notice that any of them looked like they had too...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-17-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Chad Veich
That's nice work Bob. The finished model should...

That's nice work Bob. The finished model should be a real attention grabber.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 217,104
Posted By Chad Veich
Larry, the CAF Ariizona Wing based out at Falcon...

Larry, the CAF Ariizona Wing based out at Falcon Field in Mesa just acquired an Avenger project. Might be a good source close to home if you're looking to take some pictures. The Pima Air & Space...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-11-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Chad Veich
Hi Bob, Looking forward to your build. If...

Hi Bob,

Looking forward to your build. If you are not a member already then I cannot recommend highly enough that you check out RC ScaleBuilder. It is the absolute best scale related web site on...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 08-29-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Chad Veich
A good friend of mine makes the most beautiful...

A good friend of mine makes the most beautiful scale landing gear for this airplane you will ever find. He primarily offers a kit of the parts including all the metal bracketry which is cut with a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-24-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 78,157
Posted By Chad Veich
Dave is retired and all of his products are now...

Dave is retired and all of his products are now handled by Belair in the UK.

Home (http://www.belairkits.com/)
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-20-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Chad Veich
I received your email and PM PROSTOCK68 and will...

I received your email and PM PROSTOCK68 and will respond to them with more details tomorrow. I apologize for the lack of communication today but I have not been feeling well. Please take a look at...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-15-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,355,097
Posted By Chad Veich
Maybe use a contour guage and copy the shape from...

Maybe use a contour guage and copy the shape from the undamaged wing panel?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-28-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,962
Posted By Chad Veich
The models are bigger but the physics are the...

The models are bigger but the physics are the same!!!!
Forum: Kit Building 07-27-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,047
Posted By Chad Veich
Never said I thought you should keep your...

Never said I thought you should keep your opinions to yourself. Only offered my opinion that your approach comes off as a bit abrasive and, apparently, some others would agree. If you are not...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 07-27-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Chad Veich
You might consider registering at RC ScaleBuilder...

You might consider registering at RC ScaleBuilder and visiting the Ziroli forum. There are multiple T-6 builds over there as well as many other Ziroli projects which are built in similar fashion.
Forum: Kit Building 07-27-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,047
Posted By Chad Veich
Wheels if your intent was to come here and rub a...

Wheels if your intent was to come here and rub a bunch of people the wrong way, mission accomplished. Whether intended or not you come across as something of a know it all. Maybe time for some...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 07-20-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Chad Veich
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warpla...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warplanes-200/5002266-jerry-bates-hellcat-back-table.html

https://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=14127&PN=8
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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-15-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 246,022
Posted By Chad Veich
I have two different plans for the built up...

I have two different plans for the built up horizontal stab. The first, as seen in the previous post by LINK, is built in half shells ala Brian Taylor and is designed for the guys that will be hand...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-15-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 246,022
Posted By Chad Veich
I have two different plans for the built up...

I have two different plans for the built up horizontal stab. The first, as seen above in LINK's post, is built in half shells ala Brian Taylor and is designed for the guys that will be hand cutting...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-03-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 340,153
Posted By Chad Veich
AKA 1:4.75 or approximately 2.5 inches to the...

AKA 1:4.75 or approximately 2.5 inches to the foot.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-28-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 33,701
Posted By Chad Veich
Just a few bucks each depending upon whether you...

Just a few bucks each depending upon whether you want them raw or finished and painted. Shoot me an email N99JH and we can discuss the details. cwveich@cwvmodels.com
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-27-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 33,701
Posted By Chad Veich
Cast resin fuel caps available for those who may...

Cast resin fuel caps available for those who may be interested. I've got them in most of the popular scales.

2221872 (http://s23.photobucket.com/user/CVEICH/media/fuel%20cap_zps8kkad06i.jpg.html)
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-21-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 42,635
Posted By Chad Veich
Hi Glenn, The first gent who offered to form...

Hi Glenn,

The first gent who offered to form the cowl has not been able to come through due to an extremely busy schedule so I have enlisted the expertise of Vic Catalasan in SoCal to do the job....
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-17-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,497
Posted By Chad Veich
Sleeves for sure in my opinion.

Sleeves for sure in my opinion.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Chad Veich
That's interesting JORO. I have several dozen...

That's interesting JORO. I have several dozen books on the Hellcat and the reference you posted by Tillman is the first time I have ever read about very early -5 Hellcats being painted in tri-color...
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