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Forum: Glow Engines
05-07-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By badger5964

Ebay, looks like there is a coupole on ebay...

Ebay, looks like there is a coupole on ebay right now that may work.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-19-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By badger5964

Do not forget about fewer and less than! how...

Do not forget about fewer and less than!

how about pronouncing:
fort (as a military installation)
forte (as a talent or strength) homophone of the military installation
forte (as in music)...
03-14-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By badger5964

I think it is great stuff. I covered a couple...

I think it is great stuff. I covered a couple planes in it and it works similar to UltraCote. You get more than twice the material for less than the price of Ultracote. I am happy.
12-21-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 200,434
Posted By badger5964

I just registered myself on the government...

I just registered myself on the government website. Pretty harmless I gave gave them my address. In return I get a number for 3 years and a five dollar rebate. As AMA members we have to put our...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-01-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By badger5964

I installed hobby king cheap LED strip lights...

I installed hobby king cheap LED strip lights using an ac inverter. I choice 9 V rather than the 12V has they seems plenty bright and figured 9V would last longer. I soldered up to three together...
Forum: RC Combat
04-24-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,336
Posted By badger5964

My club flies 25 size combat nearly every...

My club flies 25 size combat nearly every weekend. Club combat, so not a lot of overhead like score keeping. But nearly all of us fly a old kit called the phencepost. Visit our website and follow...
Forum: RC Combat
12-07-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,406
Posted By badger5964

We fly a bunch of combat on 25 at our club. The...

We fly a bunch of combat on 25 at our club. The OS 25 FX is perferred. I have run the Magnum, ASP and OS. I understand the Magnum and ASP are the same. However both magnums run as well as the OS,...
12-05-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By badger5964

Flat Sanding Small Peices

I had to thin a small piece of 1/8" balsa sheet. The piece was about 1 x 3 inches. I put it between two Great Planes sanders and started rubbing. Worked great! The piece stayed on one sander...
Forum: Kit Building
08-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By badger5964

I scanned a set of RCstore drawings so I could...

I scanned a set of RCstore drawings so I could put them in ACAD. Have yet to do it. I'll see what the plans have and send to you. Just send me a PM.
Forum: Kit Building
02-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,081
Posted By badger5964

Me too! Me too! Built: Kadet Senior, Four...

Me too! Me too!

Built: Kadet Senior, Four Star 60, Hog Bipe, Hog Bipe again
Ordered: Kadet Senior
Stashed: Clipped Wing Cub, King Kobra, Liberty Sport, Ryan STA, Wonder, Something Extra,
Forum: Kit Building
10-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By badger5964

I second the Hog Bipe. My favorite and it is...

I second the Hog Bipe. My favorite and it is great with a 60. If you choose to build, I move the landing gear plate 1/4" forward. It tends to put its nose in the ground during landing or takeoff. ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,024
Posted By badger5964

RE: Please educate me on mixing fuel (methanol)

I mix my own fuel, no nitro. I believe in simple. I take one quart of oil, dump it in my mix container and add a gallon of methanol as measured using an old fuel container. I shake it up, add a...
Forum: Kit Building
03-21-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,026
Posted By badger5964

RE: Tools for kit building

How about an old Wil-Kro plane? They are long out of production. Paired with a Solingen blade there is nothing better. Check ebay, there is one there now.
02-28-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By badger5964

RE: gas tank brass tubing

Brass hardens when you work it. By forming, bending, hammering, etc. you work it and it gets harder. If I want to bend a brass tube I heat it up with a torch then let it cool naturally in the air. ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By badger5964

RE: Tail wheel tiller stiffness

Always use the stiffer one, always.
01-07-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By badger5964

RE: Best Compound/Product for Exhaust Bolt Threads?

I do not have a gas engine but finding that loctite broke down in the heat and would not hold on some 0.60 glow engine mufflers, I used red silicone on the screw. It held up well and was easily...
01-07-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By badger5964

RE: Sheeting a wing

I think these are the pin clamps for use described above

Peck Polymers pin clamps
12-13-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By badger5964

RE: Wood stringer storage?

I do much the same with PVC pipe and the matching solvent weld caps. I'll glue a cap on one end but leave it unglued on the other. It does cost a few dollars but one gets the protection of the hard...
12-02-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By badger5964

RE: Air Pump recommendations needed

I started with the same compressor as sparky4lawndart. Never under the illusion it would do 250 psi. After use it seems to top out at 100 psi which is more than plenty to operate the Robart...
12-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By badger5964

RE: Air Pump recommendations needed

Here is a couple pics of the Harbor Freight air compressor. Been flying with it few months and likely five or six flights plus topping off a couple of my van tires to test the apparatus. That was...
11-22-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By badger5964

RE: Air Pump recommendations needed

I got a $5-10 pump, that plugs into cig lighter, from Harbor freight. Pumps about 100 psi. I wired it to me field battery and soldered a peice to it that would allow me to use the small Robart...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By badger5964

RE: Direct Connection's Tsunami

Is this not a copy of the Direct Connection Tsunami?

Juno RC
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5,140
Views: 367,166
Posted By badger5964

RE: Club FOX!

I emailed Fox about the heat ranges of their plugs a couple years ago, they said from hottest to coolest:P

Fox Miracle, Fox standard, Fox RC, Fox Gold Standard, Fox Gold RC. They described as...
Forum: RC Combat
05-11-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,402
Posted By badger5964

RE: (how to?) Phencepost Combat plane from Hattrickrc.com

The Fayetteville RC Club is proud to put the Phencepost back on the web. Not alot on the pages but there is the contact information for Mike and his great designs. The pages will get developed over...
Forum: RC Combat
04-10-2012, 03:42 PM
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