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03-29-2013, 05:53 PM
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Posted By MaineBear

RE: WACO YMF

Petty...pretty... pretty...!

Dick
03-28-2013, 02:14 PM
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Posted By MaineBear

RE: WACO YMF

Thanks... I'll have to drop by next time I go by.
03-28-2013, 11:35 AM
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Views: 2,150,699
Posted By MaineBear

RE: WACO YMF

Have they ever covered the s.e.5 that was on display there? A few years ago I heard they were planning to cover and fly it. Great museum! ...

Dick (an ol' Mainiac)
02-05-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Chipmunk: What brand is it?

Kit was well thought out...strong... but builds on the heavy side. Landing gear wire struts (later replaced) were not tempered properly (soft)... Enjoyed it though...
02-05-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Chipmunk: What brand is it?

Its possible... but only if OMP has changed Ohio RC's wing over to foam; the original Ohio RC Chipmunk is built up (ribs etc). I have one that's still flying; wngspan measures about 82".
12-06-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,870
Posted By MaineBear

RE: 1987 scale masters chapionships

Yes. Please do! Tks!...

Dick
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Views: 621
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Two battery packs or not?

Interesting... When I first went to a CD (from magneto) I read about all I could find on CD battery hook ups, and used the already established dual battery protocol, following recommended separation...
10-26-2012, 11:54 AM
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Views: 453
Posted By MaineBear

test

test
10-26-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By MaineBear

RE: So little Balsa USA SE5a info?

I wondered the same thing. Picked up mine shortly after it came out, then let it sit for over a year before starting my build. I intended doing a 'casual' scale build but it turned out more like...
04-03-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,117
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Best striping tape?

Whoops! ... I was speaking about 3M's masking tape. After re-reading I see you were talking about striping tape. However, my previous comments are applicable to the striping tapes you find in auto...
04-03-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,117
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Best striping tape?

Yes... 3M tape is the best. Its 3M's Scotch Plastic Tape (blue color). You can get it in various width sizes starting at 1/16". Great for going around curves...once applied holds it's shape...
02-18-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By MaineBear

test

test.
02-18-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Covering SR9

Solartex -best overall covering... Have used all the other types before I switched years ago. Very user friendly. That's what my TF SR9 is covered with.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By MaineBear

RE: New JR Radio

Ive been using an 8103 for a long time and have never had a problem; it's a good computer radio and still enjoy using it . Futaba, Hitec, and Airtronic analog servos aren't a problem (I've used them...
01-20-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Scale venturi

And that was a judge? You gotta be kidding...
12-02-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By MaineBear

RE: TF Stinson SR-9

There are some SR9 threads on RCU and RCSB you ought to look into. Should give you a good 'heads up' what you can expect during your build. The plane is an enjoyable build and fun plane to fly. And,...
10-10-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Applying Dope to GTM Fabric Question

Although I've not built anything from GTM, I'm sure the recommendation to use non-tautening dope is due to the strength of the a/c's framework/construction. Using regular nitrate or butyrate dope...
09-15-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Rust and crud

Thanks for the info. Well, we're going to give a try, testing the technique on a scrap piece first. Should be interesting...;)
09-12-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Rust and crud

Nice looking exhausts! Gives me encouragement to start mine which I've been putting off as my 'last' task..but which I'll starting shortly ;) Did you use the dry brush technique in getting your...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Servo arm thread lock

Not familar with your blue rubber cement, but when I used to use servos with metal shafts, I use Elmers Rubber Cement. Dabbed a little on the screw threads; screws can be removed with minimal effort,...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48,968
Views: 2,828,980
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Yes Jim... Your 12mm shaft dimension is confirmation of my friend 's measurement, so will let him know. Thanks all...

Dick
Forum: Glow Engines
06-28-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48,968
Views: 2,828,980
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

A friend just bought a 450R and is wondering what size drill he needs to drill his prop hole. Says he couldn't find any reference to it in the engine manual, so he called Horizon (he doesn't have a...
06-10-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,498
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Painting exhaust colors?

Yes, Don C. is a great modeler...does beautiful work. I'm familiar with NZ The Vintage Aviator site...shows good detail, but it's a little too 'clean' for me and I think WWI subjects show better when...
06-10-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,498
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Painting exhaust colors?

Very nice detail/work! Like you, I'll be trying my hand at weathering my s.e.5 exhausts soon - which will be a is a new adventure. From research I've done (so far) the technique I'm looking to try...
05-31-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By MaineBear

RE: Controller mode for Gliders

Can't specifically answer your question, but most fly mode II here in the U.S. Myself, I fly mode II for fixed wing and gliders (which is opposite of way you fly)... and I was a former full scale...
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