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11-28-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By von_Hammer

I see a few threads on this plane have been...

I see a few threads on this plane have been started!
Anyway, to note, I think the availability ended in 1978. I was working at Indy R/C Sales, and we got the last 6 World Engines had, and they...
11-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By von_Hammer

Hi Bob, did you ever get your B-2 together? I...

Hi Bob, did you ever get your B-2 together?
I still have the fuse for mine and was thinking about cutting a new wing for it. Mine got damaged in a move long ago, and I thought I still had the plans...
11-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,849
Posted By von_Hammer

FYI- just to put the word out that Williams...

FYI- just to put the word out that Williams Brothers Model Products is importing a 1/4 scale, MK II Lewis gun now made in the Czech Republic. Molded in polystyrene, typical of most of our kits. Item...
10-15-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,502
Posted By von_Hammer

Como Engines- a little history

well gee, I posted this text to another thread, but I see quite a few threads on Como engines, and I thought maybe I should put it here as an independant reference that people might find easier when...
10-15-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,113
Posted By von_Hammer

ah, the Como 40, great engines. Ok, here is a...

ah, the Como 40, great engines. Ok, here is a condensed history for ya'-
yes it was an engine built by Super Tigre, but under contract to Indy R/C Sales, Inc., not World Engines, although we had to...
07-19-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 555,492
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: 1/6 Scale F4U Corsair Group Build

HI - I happened onto this thread somehow, and I am amazed at the detailed levels your going on your Corsair, and the involement of people. Couple things- for conversion of inch to metric, or anything...
07-19-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,497
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Tricking out WB wheels?

Hi all- I just found this thread and was looking at all the modifications being done- very interesting!
I figure I'll add some info on the WmBros wheels we make. The hubs are an ABS plastic, and we...
12-22-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,067
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Vintage wheels: Flair vs. Williams Bros.

well done comparisons on the wheels. Things I can add to this are that we (Williams Brothers Model Products) are now molding the Vintage Wheels in a Linen color for the hubs, instead of the previous...
11-11-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: VK Nieuport 17 and CG questions

I haven't run the Enya 53 as yet. I have run an Enya 46 and it swung a 12 x 6 very strongly, and I think it could swing a 13 x 6- so, I'm guessing the 53 should swing a 14 x 6. And yes, I changed out...
11-09-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: VK Nieuport 17 and CG questions

oh wow, it's been a long time since I was on RCU!!! I'm just not highly attached to the computer sometimes. Well, the Nieuport and the Camel are all painted and I'm on the Dr1 now. I hope to paint it...
02-04-2006, 04:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

oh yes, we have the molds for the control horns, so those are on the list to produce.
As far as new products, yes, once we get the company on its feet, you will see expansion of products for sure,...
02-01-2006, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

Hello! It's been awhile since I've been on this site! And I lost this thread until now! I got so involved, I forgot. I started another one around here somewhere, and I'm looking for it tonight too!...
08-17-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

I'm considering going to Bomber field for at least one day! I might have a logo shirt by then so you can recognize me.

Daniel
08-11-2005, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

We hope to begin production with existing inventory sometime next week, and also, start shooting parts for new material! That is the goal at least. I feel pretty sure we'll see production running in...
08-11-2005, 01:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

Hey Bevar

we are finishing up inventory, hopefully this week. Been doing it for 3 weeks now- counting EVERYTHING for the accountant and tax man. We're done with all the tough stuff, and are...
06-19-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,554
Posted By von_Hammer

Williams Brothers Model Products- NEWS!

:DGreetings to all!

The following is a press release for Williams Brothers Model Products:

Changing of the Guard...
In December of 2004, Williams Brothers, Inc. ceased production after a...
12-13-2003, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Questions concerning Chevron paint.

I bought Dave Platt's 'How To!QUOT! tape on mixing paints, and from there, I will never buy anything but the primary colors again. I mixed Chevron red, blue, yellow, black, and white to make the...
12-07-2003, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: VK project

Thanks for the additional info and compliments Buzzard Bait.
I hear what your saying on the downthrust, and I am probably going to start with about 1 degree down on the engine. Very true about the...
Forum: RC Humor
12-04-2003, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By von_Hammer

No kidding, I was there...

well, this tale begins with me working in a retail R/C hobby shop back in the late 70's. To gain perspective, the largest airplane you could buy was a Bud Nosen Trainer, and the largest engine at the...
12-04-2003, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: VK project

hey pipescs,
would love to hear how your Camel flies when you get it going. Along with incidence, CG location, etc info. The more data we can collect on these, the better I feel. I may have mine...
12-04-2003, 01:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

VK project

oh joy, I just found the gallery again and put in a couple of pics of the other 2 planes I'm working on :D
Check out my gallery pics!
12-04-2003, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: VK Nieuport 17 and CG questions

Thank you all for the great input! That helps a lot! (I don't hit the internet a lot, but I get around to it sooner or later)
I'll be working on getting the CG in the original position per plan. I...
11-30-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,022
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: Flying the marutaka JU 87 Stuka

From what I've seen and heard on the Stuka, the thing you should first investigate is the wash-out in the wing tips. If the angle of incidence, starting from the wign root, starts to increase...
11-30-2003, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,967
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: AVRO Mk IV Triplane Project

<S!> Chevelle

as for the Saito 30, I think 9 ounces is a lot of fuel for it. I made an O.S. FS-20 4 stroke fly for 45 minutes on a 4 ounce tank. I was trying to push the milage on it. I would...
11-29-2003, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By von_Hammer

RE: question about decals and fabric covering

I agree with using Micro Scale products. You find it where they sell plastic models. I use the same technique as with plastic models. First, put on a coat of gloss clear on the model. Then, brush on...
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