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04-07-2017, 07:35 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Hi Ken, Not sure that I am the best answer but...

Hi Ken,
Not sure that I am the best answer but here is my experience.

I am curious, is the paint you used the Testor's Acrylic airbrush paint in the squarish bottles? like this?...
10-17-2016, 09:37 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

I built one of them for 424 prior to the NATS...

I built one of them for 424 prior to the NATS this past year; there is nothing that needs to change to make it 426 ready other than bolt on a Jett 426 motor and add weight since the motor is lighter...
03-17-2016, 06:51 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Pat, Thanks for all of the help on this. Plan...

Pat,
Thanks for all of the help on this. Plan on getting a different purple to use and some of the intercoat clear as well. I have another wing all ready to go with the same white base...working...
03-16-2016, 06:58 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Well, thanks to Pat, now have at least some...

Well, thanks to Pat, now have at least some know-how on painting. still learning but I was able to use some of the techniques in this thread to get started. The first real attempt at painting. The...
01-19-2016, 10:36 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Thanks for all the info...better stick with the...

Thanks for all the info...better stick with the easy stuff for now and work up to the true fire when I have the other stuff figured out.
01-19-2016, 10:05 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Oh, and one other thing...if it is a viper, you...

Oh, and one other thing...if it is a viper, you will get pretty close to the proper incidence on the v-tail by raising the trailing edge of the v-tail with some 3/32" shims.
01-19-2016, 08:32 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Hi Ziggy, welcome to the addiction? You are at...

Hi Ziggy,
welcome to the addiction? You are at a good start when you realize that one plane just isn't enough? Where do you call home? and are you looking to race anything, or just go fast?

If...
01-19-2016, 05:41 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Guess they all can't have catchy names like...

Guess they all can't have catchy names like chiller and coolsville. Since I did download the trial for corel draw, I do have this font, so I will be able to use that for now.

In reference to...
01-18-2016, 10:08 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Good day Pat, just so you know, you've inspired...

Good day Pat,
just so you know, you've inspired me. I look forward to getting going on this. Took an old 3/32nd wing skin that I will never use, sanded smooth, then filled with the lightweight...
01-14-2016, 10:07 AM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Well, you can bet that I am reading it. and...

Well, you can bet that I am reading it. and learning a bunch as well.

As far as the painting for me, well, that is pretty much it. Have a top flite sea fury, that technically someone else...
01-14-2016, 07:07 AM
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Views: 48,064
Posted By scratchpc7

Thanks again Pat. OK, time for more...

Thanks again Pat.

OK, time for more questions.

On the painting with the HOK colors. How bad are they for you and do you, use a respirator, paint outside, have a paint booth, or anything else...
01-12-2016, 08:39 AM
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Views: 48,064
Posted By scratchpc7

Good day Pat, Another question that again I...

Good day Pat,
Another question that again I cannot find in this thread Looking at the Metalume on the TCP site, they list five different options; coarse, medium, fine, ultra fine and super silver....
01-11-2016, 05:42 AM
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Views: 1,115
Posted By scratchpc7

Hi Ziggy, Here is an example that Scott...

Hi Ziggy,

Here is an example that Scott Hartman has shown on his Intimidator II thread...
01-05-2016, 01:19 PM
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Views: 48,064
Posted By scratchpc7

Thank you. Not a bad price. I will have to...

Thank you. Not a bad price. I will have to order some soon. I have seen a lot of checkerboard patterns in my area of the hobby. I think giving it the 3D look would be pretty awesome. An artist I...
01-05-2016, 10:20 AM
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Views: 48,064
Posted By scratchpc7

Hi Pat, thanks for this wonderful explanation...

Hi Pat,
thanks for this wonderful explanation on how to do this. I am looking forward to trying some of it and getting some good results.

I am not sure if it has been posted, what are you...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
12-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,971
Posted By scratchpc7

Great, thank you.

Great, thank you.
Forum: Q-40 Racing
12-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,971
Posted By scratchpc7

Hi Scott, or Kevin, This looks interesting. ...

Hi Scott, or Kevin,

This looks interesting. I looked on the Q40 approved designs. I would guess this is an approved design. Does it show up under another name than those given in this thread,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-11-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By scratchpc7

Ah, Matt, so you were the one that walked away...

Ah, Matt,
so you were the one that walked away with the FM. Good for you. Had my eye on it but I didn't sell enough stuff to get it. Were you able to talk him down from his asking price?

I...
07-08-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By scratchpc7

RE: Paint mask help

Thanks everyone,
I have a few options to try here so will start with the easiest and see if that works, then go from there.

Doug
07-06-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By scratchpc7

Paint mask help

I have been working on a Top Flite Sea Fury for a while now. Before painting, the canopy was covered with the Bob Dively Liquid masking film. Now it is painted and clear coated, however the paint...
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Views: 413
Posted By scratchpc7

Anylink Tx-R and JR XF631 TX

Has anyone tried to use the Anylink with the XF631. According to the TX compatibility chart the XF421 is compatible but the XF631 is not listed. Since they are in the same family I was hoping that...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
06-18-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,928
Posted By scratchpc7

RE: Wichita Kansas : AMA 424 Race June 5th

Hey all,
want to give an update on the Hillsdale race. It is scheduled for August 14th and August 21 is the rain out date.

Doug
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-02-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By scratchpc7

New viper fuse question

I picked up a viper fuse recently and began the usual modifications. I peeled the covering away from firewall and noticed that the forward part of the fuse and the firewall is glassed on the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-01-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By scratchpc7

RE: RC Barnstormers fall Q500 race

Hey there Eddie

Plenty of photos up on our website.

http://www.rcbarnstormers.org/racing.php

Since I don't have a plane at the moment and something else came up for that weekend, I'll...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-01-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By scratchpc7

RE: RC Barnstormers fall Q500 race

Thanks to all those that came out to race this past weekend. There was minimal carnage and a lot of close racing. Here are the final results.

Doug
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