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10-11-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By mred33

Erik, I don't know what your problem is, but I...

Erik, I don't know what your problem is, but I tried loading the image from #415 and it worked fine. What were you trying to load??
Forum: Beginners
03-30-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mred33

RE: EsC

Iam guessing, but are you by any chance a beginner? If so, that is not a good plane to start with. You can check what they call for on the ESCby looking up the Parkzone P-51, but if you are not a...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By mred33

RE: Putting silk on for the first time.

It can be just as lite, just depends on how much paint you put on, especially the primer. One of the great things about silk is, it is super strong and will last just about forever if done properly....
Forum: Control Lines
12-20-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,549
Posted By mred33

RE: Veco Tom-Tom

If you look up at post 37 you will see the link for the plans. They are on the left side close to the top. This is the OLD TomTom from the 50's, not that redesigned job that looks nothing like the...
04-18-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,039
Posted By mred33

RE: Silk Covering Techniques

Iwill admist that Inever gave it the old pull test, so Igrabed a piece of mine and gave it a tug. Tore in both directions pretty easy. Not as easy as silkspan, but MUCHeasier then silk. Ionly have it...
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By mred33

RE: 2nd plane suggestions

Didn't mean that you can't do pattern like monuvers with it, just that it will not fly like a Kaos or Dirty Birdy. Ihave done just about every monuver that can be done with a stick and it will do...
Forum: Kit Building
04-17-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,011
Posted By mred33

RE: TF Contender 60 build thread.

Iloved every Contender Iever built. Isold one, crashed two and now have one that is ready for the first flight. Haven't flown it yet, but it is going out soon. Iput a new OS55 in this one and it...
Forum: Beginners
04-17-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By mred33

RE: 2nd plane suggestions

There isn't a thing in the world wrong with a stick. It is one of the greatest flying planes ever designed. It won't do a great pattern, but it will fly great. It wasn't meant to do the pattern...
04-17-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,039
Posted By mred33

RE: Silk Covering Techniques

Iwas talking about polyspan and I will admit that Ihaven't used it very long. I am still in the process of learning how it works and if it will hold up. So far Ihave not punched any holes in it, but...
04-16-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 22,271
Posted By mred33

RE: From the 60's - What was your 1st plane ?

I can't remember my first plane, since it was a Comet stick model FF and rubber powered. Then it was on to C/L and for a few years that was all I could afford. Then in the 60's I finally got a...
04-16-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 24,506
Posted By mred33

RE: How Many Builders Are Left?

I came back into this hobby after about a 25 year layoff and boy you talk about changes. Icouldn't believe what was going on. NONEof my favorite planes are left and the only way you can get any of...
04-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,039
Posted By mred33

RE: Silk Covering Techniques

It's getting to the point that dope cost to much and other paints are cheaper. About the only dope Iuse now is clear for filling the weve of the silk. After that Ijust use whatever I feel like at the...
04-16-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,039
Posted By mred33

RE: Silk Covering Techniques

Iused a primer that looks like the one you used, same color anyway, and it was like painting on led. Boy was it heavy. Isanded most of it off before painting it and it turned out pretty good. Itried...
04-13-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By mred33

RE: Control Line Engine HELP!

One thing that I have found that works pretty good is soaking it over night in Break Free. If that doesn't get it them the old Anti Freeze trick is the last resort. If that doesn't get it, Idon't...
04-13-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 119,513
Posted By mred33

RE: Lou Andrews aeromaster bipe ..Any info ??

Well, Ifinally made it through this forum. Iguess Igot droped from the e-mail when it went quite for awhile and didn't know it picked up again. On the question of when Monokote came out. Idon't know...
04-13-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,039
Posted By mred33

RE: Silk Covering Techniques

Ihave covered things with silkspan and gave that up years ago for silk. Either heavy of lite silk, depending on the structure. On strong structure, you can use the heaver silk and on the lite...
03-15-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,638
Posted By mred33

RE: 30 minutes flight time from my Super Sportster EP!

I went with what was called for on the high rates and then changed it to everything I could get on rudder and aileron. Half of that on low. The elevator doesn't need a lot of movement, so I would...
03-14-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,638
Posted By mred33

RE: 30 minutes flight time from my Super Sportster EP!

Now that is a great looking Super Sportster. Ifinally broke down and just put the standard decals on mine and wish I hadn't after it was done. For some reason they used translucent decals and the red...
Forum: Control Lines
09-03-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,549
Posted By mred33

RE: Veco Tom-Tom

[quote]ORIGINAL: gcb




I agree and if you thin that first coat it is even better. The problem comes in when you have to do some lineing up and the assy. takes a litte longer to get together...
Forum: Control Lines
09-03-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,549
Posted By mred33

RE: Veco Tom-Tom

http://tomdixon.tripod.com/plans2.htm

Here you go. This is the old TomTom and the plans, while simple, can be built from. This is one great flying plane and if built right will hold up fine for...
08-23-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,428
Posted By mred33

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

Sorry FB. I didn't mean for you to take it off, I was just teasing you. I was hoping that someone could make it a little smaller though. It does take awhile to download on dile up and some of us...
08-23-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,428
Posted By mred33

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

The color scheme is great and Ireally like that, but Ithink the second one looks better and while Ilike the first one, Ilike the second one better. Guess that's what makes the world go round....
08-23-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,428
Posted By mred33

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

That doesn't suprise me a bit. Ihaven't hard of this problem, but that doesn't mean much. Ihave seen this before and it happens once in awhile............ What's worng with you likeing the Mach 1?...
08-22-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,428
Posted By mred33

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

That blue one is a Mach 1all right, but it looks like it's been hitten the cookie jar pretty hard. Sure glad Norm put that thing on a diet. Looks much better on the second version. Inever saw that...
08-22-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,428
Posted By mred33

RE: Mach 1 - looking for original article or infos

Thanks. I knew someone did, but Ilost my bookmarks when Iupgraded my browser and couldn't remember who it was. Igotta get one of them.

Ed
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