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Old 06-19-2020, 08:05 AM
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Old 04-16-2021, 08:08 PM
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Just saying hello to all new and old WACO brothers. I haven't been here in a long time. nice to see the thread is still going strong.
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Old 04-16-2021, 09:24 PM
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Just saying hello to all new and old WACO brothers. I haven't been here in a long time. nice to see the thread is still going strong.
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As for me it has been a long time since I have visited the thread myself. In honor of a fellow veteran and the father of the Waco thread a lot of people have to for guidance in the construction of there models. You'll always be remembered.
Old 04-17-2021, 04:17 AM
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Originally Posted by aminiet View Post
Just saying hello to all new and old WACO brothers. I haven't been here in a long time. nice to see the thread is still going strong.
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Originally Posted by RCBOATMANIAC View Post
As for me it has been a long time since I have visited the thread myself. In honor of a fellow veteran and the father of the Waco thread a lot of people have to for guidance in the construction of there models. You'll always be remembered.
Chiming in with a plus 1
Bill started a good one and Dan has kept up with it.

I still have all my T-shirts. Even run across a guy at a gas station not long ago that saw my shirt. He was a full scale pilot and we chatted a bit thanks to my WACO shirt..


Old 04-17-2021, 05:57 PM
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I have all my T shirts as well. Yes, Bill did start a great thread, brought a lot of people together. I was friend with Bill in Facebook as well, There is one picture there of him being visited by a Navy Chaplain.
May he rest in peace.
Old 04-30-2021, 03:32 PM
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Howdy everyone, I recently got my hands on a PICA 1/5th Waco. I was looking for one and I didn't know it but I actually almost bought one from one of the Waco brothers CTflyboy (George). I eventually found one that popped up on eBay and as of now, I'm in process of getting all my materials in order and parts cut out. The one I got is the older blue plane version. I was hoping someone could e-mail me a copy of the updated manual. As many of you know the original manual is pretty vague, and I think the better manual will help me. I also am wanting to put a counterbalance on the rudder and I am wondering if there is a drawing, measurements, or something that can tell me the correct proportions of it. If anyone can help me let me know. I'm sure I'll have more questions as I go along but this thread has so much information and helpful people that I'm sure I won't have any issues.
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Originally Posted by Flyingbaseball View Post
Howdy everyone, I recently got my hands on a PICA 1/5th Waco. I was looking for one and I didn't know it but I actually almost bought one from one of the Waco brothers CTflyboy (George). I eventually found one that popped up on eBay and as of now, I'm in process of getting all my materials in order and parts cut out. The one I got is the older blue plane version. I was hoping someone could e-mail me a copy of the updated manual. As many of you know the original manual is pretty vague, and I think the better manual will help me. I also am wanting to put a counterbalance on the rudder and I am wondering if there is a drawing, measurements, or something that can tell me the correct proportions of it. If anyone can help me let me know. I'm sure I'll have more questions as I go along but this thread has so much information and helpful people that I'm sure I won't have any issues.
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I should have a copy of the updated manual I'll have to look and get back to you. It will be great to have a build going on its been kind of quite lately. I can also sign you up with the brotherhood and give you a number if you wish.
Old 04-30-2021, 04:23 PM
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I should have a copy of the updated manual I'll have to look and get back to you. It will be great to have a build going on its been kind of quite lately. I can also sign you up with the brotherhood and give you a number if you wish.
Here is the updated manual. I also have a copy of all the templates if needed.
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Old 04-30-2021, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by mrdhud View Post
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I should have a copy of the updated manual I'll have to look and get back to you. It will be great to have a build going on its been kind of quite lately. I can also sign you up with the brotherhood and give you a number if you wish.
Sure I would be honored to be part of the brotherhood. Thanks for the manual, that will definitely help a lot with some things. Hopefully, I can start putting things together soon. A busy schedule is keeping me from putting a lot of work into it at one time so for now, it's just a few hours here and there.
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Lets all welcome Flyingbaseball to the brotherhood. You will be brother # 276.

Looking forward to your build.
Old 05-01-2021, 11:42 AM
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Hey Guys,

Well..... I finally pulled my old 33% Barth Waco off the shelf and started going through it. I want to fly it at a couple of events this summer. I need to specify the original manufacture's servo specifications for the LMA paperwork prior to LMA inspection. I bought this airplane completed (in the broadest sense of the term) and did not receive any manuals or plans

Was hoping someone in the brotherhood could share with me what Peter thought the airframe needed for servos. With the advancements in digital servo technologies since this kit was designed and distributed I'm guessing the torque ratings will be pretty low by today's giant scale standards.

Anyway THANK YOU in advance for your time posting those Barth specs!!!

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Old 05-01-2021, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Flyingbaseball View Post
Howdy everyone, I recently got my hands on a PICA 1/5th Waco. I was looking for one and I didn't know it but I actually almost bought one from one of the Waco brothers CTflyboy (George). I eventually found one that popped up on eBay and as of now, I'm in process of getting all my materials in order and parts cut out. The one I got is the older blue plane version. I was hoping someone could e-mail me a copy of the updated manual. As many of you know the original manual is pretty vague, and I think the better manual will help me. I also am wanting to put a counterbalance on the rudder and I am wondering if there is a drawing, measurements, or something that can tell me the correct proportions of it. If anyone can help me let me know. I'm sure I'll have more questions as I go along but this thread has so much information and helpful people that I'm sure I won't have any issues.


I may have plans someplace.
Old 05-06-2021, 07:28 PM
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Howdy, I thought I would show yall where im at. Like I said I haven't had much time to work on it but I'm enjoying the process so far. I put together the rear spar and I have everything cut out now. Boy theres alot of parts to this thing 😲. I've also put a considerable amount of time into planning. I think I have a pretty good idea of how it will go together by now.
Old 05-08-2021, 06:34 AM
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Here are a few picures of my setup.
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Old 05-10-2021, 04:02 PM
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Retry with the pictures

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