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Forum: RC Jets
10-31-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,154
Posted By roger.alli

Genius Level Modelling! Obviously this...

Genius Level Modelling!

Obviously this thread belies the amount of work you have put into this. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us.

And the Blackburn Buccaneer is a great...
Forum: RC Jets
09-06-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By roger.alli

Talking A rare find!! :) I built one a few years ago.....

A rare find!! :) I built one a few years ago.. Std Bobcat. Here is a thread with a few pics I did at the time....
Forum: RC Jets
08-06-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,700
Posted By roger.alli

Damn that looks good Dave!! Great work!! ...

Damn that looks good Dave!! Great work!! Especially on the belly surface.

I don’t think these models are ever going to be “every day” fliers.. They are just too complicated. And then...
Forum: RC Jets
07-03-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By roger.alli

Bobcat!!! Or ..... take you pick of any of...

Bobcat!!!

Or ..... take you pick of any of the twin boom sport jets around Bobcat size. In fact any air frame designed for 80-120 newtons.. The VT-80 is a power house, in a small, light weight...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By roger.alli

Jack is right.. Here is what I did to my guy to...

Jack is right.. Here is what I did to my guy to get him down to a respectable flight weight. Some serious surgery to his torso, and replaced his arms and legs with "packing peanuts".

Wilson at ...
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 48,594
Posted By roger.alli

Love this story Len. ;) Your Ultra Flash...

Love this story Len. ;)

Your Ultra Flash obviously has a strong will to survive. Perhaps it's not so inanimate after all. ;)
Forum: RC Jets
04-22-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By roger.alli

Harley is on the money with the wing fence...

Harley is on the money with the wing fence repair.. Use fresh cyno, try and get it into the crack as much as possible. But be very careful with Cyno. Try not to get it anywhere you don't want it.
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By roger.alli

Very cool.. :D

Very cool.. :D
Forum: RC Jets
04-12-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,663
Posted By roger.alli

Yes the new format works just fine for me.. Mind...

Yes the new format works just fine for me.. Mind you, i don't use the market.

One great improvement is the way photos are now uploaded and displayed. So much better and easier than the previous...
Forum: RC Jets
03-28-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,803
Posted By roger.alli

Thanks guys :p Using chalk is a great way to...

Thanks guys :p

Using chalk is a great way to get started and experiment The effect is very subtle.. And it is not permanent. Until it is sealed in you can clean it all off with Perpsol.

I used...
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,803
Posted By roger.alli

I thinks that all scale models benefit from some...

I thinks that all scale models benefit from some kind of weathering

Some photos of my BVM Hun, and the full size for comparison..

The weathering is done mostly with artists oils, paints, and...
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,803
Posted By roger.alli

While I agree that it is easy to over do...

While I agree that it is easy to over do weathering, some operational aircraft were definitely not cleaned regularly. My specialist subject, operational Vietnam F-100s, were often really really...
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

I am pretty confident that here is a CF former to...

I am pretty confident that here is a CF former to support the stabs.. Check the plans and manual.
Forum: RC Jets
03-07-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

I'm pretty sure the NASA duct is not needed,...

I'm pretty sure the NASA duct is not needed, especially if you are using a double wall pipe. Again it s a lot of work to install especially if you wan to make a really neat job of it. Some Bandits...
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Looking great.. *** My personal...

Looking great..

*** My personal Opinion*** The Air-brake is kind of an option..
I did not install one on my Balsa Bandit which was very light and certainly did not need it.
I did go to...
Forum: RC Jets
02-25-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

That is looking great.. Some minor filling then...

That is looking great.. Some minor filling then sanding with a flat block, and that joint seam will be invisible. :p
Forum: RC Jets
02-25-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,094
Posted By roger.alli

Awesome!!! . Your skills, both piloting...

Awesome!!! . Your skills, both piloting engineering wise.
I have trouble staying on top of my 300 kph model.
Forum: RC Jets
02-25-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

I have never seen the West System fillers before....

I have never seen the West System fillers before. You guys in North America seem to have access to a lot more products than we do down here. . One reason I like the polyester auto fillers is because...
Forum: RC Jets
02-22-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Looks great!! The inlet/cowl fit step...

Looks great!!

The inlet/cowl fit step is maybe the toughest part of the build.

+ 1 on the 2 part filler. I use an automotive finishing polyester filler. it is strong and easy to work,...
Forum: RC Jets
02-22-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Yeah, What Matt Said. :p Fibreglass is not a...

Yeah, What Matt Said. :p

Fibreglass is not a completely “stable” product and it will deform over time. Plus Sizing is never 100 % accurate or consistent, these parts were are hand laid. And...
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,112
Posted By roger.alli

My understanding, is that Crow will...

My understanding, is that Crow will (slightly)increase the STALL speed.

For example, a wing, during a stable approach, with 45 deg flap and neutral ailerons, will have a lower stalling speed than...
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Here is a tip with the toothpick method. ...

Here is a tip with the toothpick method.

-Line the parts up perfectly and tape firmly in place from the inside.
-Start gluing on toothpicks from the top.
-Using medium cyno (sparingly) and...
Forum: RC Jets
02-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

All good info from Matt. Especially the the...

All good info from Matt. Especially the the "masking tape and alternating tooth picks" method. This does great job when aligning two surfaces to be glued. If you don't understand what we mean, let...
Forum: RC Jets
02-18-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Talking Had my SB out on the weekend. so took some pics...

Had my SB out on the weekend. so took some pics of he fin/fuse connection . This may make Matts comments a bit clearer. The 4-40 cap head bolt is retained in a small aluminium tube mounted vertically...
Forum: RC Jets
02-18-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,900
Posted By roger.alli

Yessss.. I do recall that fitting the cheek cowls...

Yessss.. I do recall that fitting the cheek cowls and inlet ducts were a bit of a mission.. If my memory serves, the cheek cowls are glued in first, followed by the inlet ducts. All of the pre...
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