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10-15-2020, 11:46 AM
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Posted By KitBuilder

Following... Have not built it yet but have a...

Following...
Have not built it yet but have a 1\4 scale Bridi Hobby Enterprises kit to learn the ins and outs of Gas with a fairly simple 'trainer like' build...
Perhaps someone over at...
10-15-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By KitBuilder

Narrow brass strip bent at 90 degrees

Narrow brass strip bent at 90 degrees
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By KitBuilder

Like clamps.. you can never have enough grits :) ...

Like clamps.. you can never have enough grits :)
I even have some old sanding belts I've cut into pieces for intial serious removal all the way up to 800 or so painted wheel pantes and cowls after...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,077
Posted By KitBuilder

I may have the plans I had the kit long ago and...

I may have the plans I had the kit long ago and keep all the plans. I know they won't be in great shape but I keep them rolled.
If they're still needed, let me know and I'll look, I'll just send...
01-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,936
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: 5,925
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: 811
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: 1,186
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: 1,186
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: 1,186
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: 601
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: 948
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: 672
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: 1,747
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: 4,374
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: 4,374
Posted By KitBuilder

mistake......

mistake......
08-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
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: 696
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: 2,384
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: 42,217
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: 30,813
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: 30,813
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: 30,813
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: 1,927
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
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