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11-01-2016, 05:50 PM
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Posted By DougC1

Yes, please. I had thought about trying...

Yes, please. I had thought about trying electric, but just did not know enough about power systems to be confident that anything I came up with would work well.

I'd be interested to know the...
10-31-2016, 11:16 AM
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Posted By DougC1

https://store.flying-models.com/catalog/product_in...

https://store.flying-models.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1227
05-16-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By DougC1

I have both sets of plans, and for what it might...

I have both sets of plans, and for what it might be worth, an original J&J box. My measurements show the following:



Flying Models Plans ---- J&J...
05-05-2014, 05:05 PM
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Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

Hey Dominik, The short answer is no. I got...

Hey Dominik,

The short answer is no. I got a bit more done on it, tried to post some photos awhile back, and found this forum a bit problematic. However, it has since been sitting on a shelf...
08-17-2012, 04:36 AM
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Posted By DougC1

RE: My Wood & Foam Bridi UFO Build

.....and potential weight penalty compared to thinned clear?

Thanks for your help.

Doug
08-06-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Excellent scheme. I like it. Gonna be beautiful in the air.

Doug
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-13-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 60,648
Posted By DougC1

RE: New Decathlons From Seagull 91 and 120 Size!

Although I don't think this bird is intended to be a "Neutral Plane", the link should at least provide some base-line concepts for trimming, particularly for CG and engine thrust line.

...
04-28-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Gonna be a pretty bird.
Nice work.
04-08-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Yup, seems that most everytime I draw up a paint scheme for my build and start admiring how fancy I think it is, the reality of my "old eyes" kicks in, and I go back to a scheme that works more for...
02-29-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By DougC1

RE: Mystery Banshee Glass Fuselage

Yes, it was built and flown as a replacement to a badly damaged J&J kit. By the time this young teenager brushed HobbyPoxy paint on, and flew it with a previously seized OS Goldhead (brought back to...
02-28-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By DougC1

RE: Mystery Banshee Glass Fuselage

FB,

I’ve attached a photo of a Banshee balsa wing root rib, overlaid on a blueprint of a foam wing root template.

The balsa rib is from a Eureka short kit, and in fact does match up...
02-26-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

My eyes really like the color white in the sky. Most everything else seems to simply turn into a contrasting outline to the white on the plane; other colors are just black to me.

The mid-wing...
02-24-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

Well David, I can tell ya that a Mini HVLP "Euro-Pro Astro" Spray gun has been ordered, along with .8, 1.0, and 1.3mm tips, and a 2hp compressor is sitting in the garage.

However, I’d like...
02-24-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By DougC1

RE: Gasket Materal

Not an expert by any stretch, but as Jim says, I've used the "manila folder" thickness paper successfully for backplates quite often. The "Renew your Subscription" inserts stapled into many...
02-24-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

Now we’re starting to have some fun!

The System 3 Primer seems to work well. Mixed 4 to 1, it is nearly odorless, applies nicely unthinned with a 1 ½" China Bristle brush, and covers a...
02-12-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

The glassing is nearly completed, and after a push in the right direction from MattK, I found a process that works for me.

After applying the glass with thinned resin to the fuselage, a fairly...
01-27-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Hope you don't mind my taking vicarious to new levels.
01-27-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

I sent an Email to Auto-Air Colors regarding my plans for finishing off the Banshee. Perhaps I wasn’t clear regarding my reference to a “2 part Urethane Clear Coat” (I was trying to describe...
01-19-2012, 06:34 PM
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Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Tell me if I'm wrong, but is wet sanding the final color coat to feather the edges of the different colors so there is rounded edges? remove particulate? rough surface for Clear Coat adhesion? I'm...
01-18-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 26,467
Posted By DougC1

RE: Phoenix 6 - Start # 2

Any luck with obtaining the SprayMax from NAPA? I'd be interested to know how it works outs, particularly with spraying inside the wheel wells, and other difficult areas.

That plane is looking...
01-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

This evenings accomplishment (really getting tired of sanding.....), fuselage side covered from nose to LE of stab with one piece of fiberglass. Masking tape runs top and bottom, down the center.
01-14-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

ChiefK,

The muffler shown on the Webra is an old SEMCO. I’m certain that they are not currently manufactured, but I had one in a box, and picked the one in the photo below up at an on-line...
01-14-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,089
Posted By DougC1

RE: Banshee

Ok, feeling a bit better about how this process works. I wasn’t working with the Finishing Resin, rather trying to make it work as I thought it should…..and I was wrong.

-Don’t play...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-11-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 60,648
Posted By DougC1

RE: New Decathlons From Seagull 91 and 120 Size!

Guys,
What’s diameter of the stock wheels for 0.75-.91 (not 120) Decathlon.?




My 75/91 Decathlon wheels are measuring up around 2.93 inches with a dial caliper. They are certainly...
01-05-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By DougC1

RE: Look at this Building Pro

Interesting stuff. He's a retired Dentist......bet he made a great implant.

http://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/park.htm
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