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01-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By KitBuilder

Curious about your payload and the drops. . ...

Curious about your payload and the drops. .
8lbs at 2lbs each, 4 drops.. What size are they and where are you are you locating them?
Can they be of any material or are you given a type and size to...
01-06-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,656
Posted By KitBuilder

I use glazing putty from auto parts store....

I use glazing putty from auto parts store. Perfect feathering for me though it's only used on small indentations, etc.
Will try the elmers putty mentioned
Forum: Kit Building
11-13-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By KitBuilder

I have not built one but I can only assume the...

I have not built one but I can only assume the generous dihedral was to help with stability at the time this was designed. It being a 'low' wing, I wouldn't remove to much but there should be no...
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By KitBuilder

Jester.. as I was reading this again, I had a...

Jester.. as I was reading this again, I had a question on what you wrote:

"Since the weight shifts back when the plane is nose up, it will still have plenty of tailwheel weight to steer properly....
Forum: Beginners
02-01-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By KitBuilder

Makes sense, but I haven't setup tail draggers...

Makes sense, but I haven't setup tail draggers this way previously. With one one just about complete and a Citabria next, i'll give it a try.. thanks !
Forum: Beginners
01-31-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By KitBuilder

Question... how does one determine a ever so...

Question... how does one determine a ever so slight tail heavy condition when level on the mains?

Also he should check that the front of the wheels are just past the leading edge when looking...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By KitBuilder

One color most likely 2+ rolls Two colors = 4 or...

One color most likely 2+ rolls Two colors = 4 or 3 with paint....
What I try to do is lay out the model outline \ area on the covering and get the most efficient use out of it.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-13-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By KitBuilder

A winter to buid an ARF?.. :) May want to...

A winter to buid an ARF?.. :) May want to strengthen the LG mount area...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-13-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By KitBuilder

Not many planes will do nice axial roles .......

Not many planes will do nice axial roles .... just not in their makeup based on the design.. a cub for example.. or really any high wing plane will struggle mightily with an axial roll. Don't start...
08-13-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,565
Posted By KitBuilder

I do what Sensei does and create a tube\ pocket...

I do what Sensei does and create a tube\ pocket forf the hingepoint to slip into allowing the adhesive to "hug" against the splines, otherwise the glue just pushes out the hole, as well as a good...
08-13-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,783
Posted By KitBuilder

Good grief.... this is funny... I level left to...

Good grief.... this is funny... I level left to right... front to back.. and 45 degrees both directions every foot or so. no issues in the finished product flying straight and true... Of course...
08-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,783
Posted By KitBuilder

mistake......

mistake......
08-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By KitBuilder

Level the wing saddle (which goes a long way to a...

Level the wing saddle (which goes a long way to a proper wing alignment) and then level the horiz stab being sure both tips are same distance from your "levelled" bench when measured at the same...
Forum: Kit Building
08-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By KitBuilder

Thin CA Titebond II 15 Min expoxy but then...

Thin CA
Titebond II
15 Min expoxy
but then I;m not that needs to stick things together as fast as I can.... Its the journey... not the destination in my eyes... but i sure do like admiring the...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,978
Posted By KitBuilder

we would hover sailplanes at the field.... which...

we would hover sailplanes at the field.... which is the same thing.
08-10-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,049
Posted By KitBuilder

Is there a link to the company listed in the...

Is there a link to the company listed in the first post... I could not locate on the web...
Forum: Kit Building
08-08-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,460
Posted By KitBuilder

Go Advanced - Manage attachments... I think thats...

Go Advanced - Manage attachments... I think thats how it was before...
Forum: Kit Building
08-08-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,460
Posted By KitBuilder

Jeffo...On the surface it seems the top and...

Jeffo...On the surface it seems the top and bottom wing would cancel out. I'm no aeronautical engineer so I have no idea ???
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,460
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: BUSA 1/4 Scale Fokker Dr 1

Vertical.... you mentioned something about a one pice interplane strut.. what is meant by that..did the kit supply something else or other method?
This kit is next on my list.... my holy grail if...
07-12-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: at 6 texan crash

I have not built 60 planes but while I have built 25 or 30 or so........you can re-create any template you need from the wreckage... .
07-11-2013, 07:23 PM
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: How to make cheap pushrods? .055in music wire?

I have seen thin wire rods supported along the way by sliding them one half of a couple 1/2A nylon hinges where the pin would normally be. I assume this is a profile type fuse.
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,295
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: Can you make ailerons act like flaps using mixing?

A 31" yak doesn't need flaps for landing..... some at our club try to helicopter thier 3d's in and end up splatting them into the ground. Land like a plane is supposed to and there won't be stress...
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: Instructors wanted: ********lessons.com

WIll do... i get a kick out of the aha moment.. when it "clicks" :)
07-10-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By KitBuilder

RE: Firewall repair

Push on it from the rear with a board or tile in front to help "flatten it out.... There is your template - prior to removing it.
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