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06-09-2019, 01:48 PM
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Posted By wetbird

RunCam Split mini2 camera hook up?

Hello, Need help! I was just given a RunCam Split mini2 video camera. I would like to install it on my plane not a drone.
My question: How to hook it to a battery? This camera has 3 wires, red,...
02-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 31,418
Posted By wetbird

using silk on floatplanes?

Thank you Appowner & VampeD4! Vamped4, I'm watching your video right now, it's bringing back old memories from my teen years, when I was building U-Control balsa airplanes.
Question: Is Silk &...
02-10-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 31,418
Posted By wetbird

using silk on floatplanes?

Hello guys, So how does silk work with floatplanes. I've been using Coverite for years, I love the stuff, it never comes loose or wrinkle of course using it on top of Balsarite. But now it seems I...
Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

I didn't attach...

I didn't attach photohttps://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1920x1280/brace8_cacd811b700af4530ba4cb9b598521e050c008e3.jpg
of the 1/8 wire just after it was soldered to the 5/32...
Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

May I be added to your group? I'm 70 yrs. old,...

May I be added to your group?
I'm 70 yrs. old, been building & flying kit airplanes since I was 12 yrs old, but in those days, they were U-control. After getting out of the military in 1970, I...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

Hello Igoren, so the cubs you have, did you build...

Hello Igoren, so the cubs you have, did you build them and if you did, did you build in the door & window as per the plans instructions or added the door & window after the fuselage was built, as I...
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

Thanks Cub Man! I know there's been 1/4 Scale...

Thanks Cub Man!
I know there's been 1/4 Scale J-3 Cubs that's had the door & window cut out as an "afterthought". Once you do that your committed to completing the door/window modification. I have...
Forum: Kit Building
11-20-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

Hello again. I didn't get any response on the Sig...

Hello again. I didn't get any response on the Sig 1/4 scale J3 Cub on the "after thought" of installing the "door & window" question. I could use some help & thoughts on the install. The door &...
Forum: Kit Building
09-24-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Hello guys it's Gerry the Wetbird again. I had to...

Hello guys it's Gerry the Wetbird again. I had to put my build on hold for a bit because its boating season so I have a lot to do with getting all that ready. But I also found a Thread in(Piper Cub...
Forum: Kit Building
09-13-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 55,355
Posted By wetbird

Hello John M This is Gerry. I came across your...

Hello John M
This is Gerry. I came across your thread about adding a door & window to the Sig 1/4 scale J3 Cub. I wish I had came across your thread sooner, I've already cut & built the door &...
Forum: Kit Building
09-11-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

Thank you so much Peter for the windshield...

Thank you so much Peter for the windshield pattern and great advice on idea's of how to make & install the windshield. I had to look up Bristal Board to see what it was..lol no one in this house...
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Skylark: Thank you so much, that did the trick....

Skylark: Thank you so much, that did the trick. I've downloaded the patterns and printed all 3 pages of the windshield pattern. I really appreciate your help!
Thanks again
Gerry
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 454,422
Posted By wetbird

Hello guys, I need a little help and I'm hoping...

Hello guys, I need a little help and I'm hoping you guys might be able to access me . I have misplaced the windshield pattern to my Sig 1/4 scale J3 Cub that's on my plans. The plans have been cut...
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Hello again to anyone that help me. I have missed...

Hello again to anyone that help me. I have missed place the windshield pattern to my Sig 1/4 scale J3 Cub that's on my plans. The plans have been cut up, so the section that has the windshield...
Forum: Kit Building
08-27-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

adding door/window to Sig 1/4 scale J3 cub,

Thank you for your info on the door, but it's done. I tried to find the kind of hinges you used, I guess I didn't look hard enough. I did use flat brass hinges .720 or just under 3/4 in. wide. They...
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Thank you acdii, I found some brass mini hinges,...

Thank you acdii, I found some brass mini hinges, I hope will work, I'll post some pictures when it's done! :)
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

adding door/window to Sig 1/4 scale J3 cub,

Hello fellow Sig J3 Cub builders. I'm looking for some idea's in hinging the door & window on the cub, the door is already built, haven't started the window yet, but will soon. I know I came to the...
Forum: Kit Building
03-20-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,217
Posted By wetbird

Hello Beibitoi I'm glad to see you're back to...

Hello Beibitoi
I'm glad to see you're back to your build. They are right, a butane torch is the way to go when soldering a large area like the landing gear struts. In looking at your picture with...
Forum: Kit Building
03-20-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,217
Posted By wetbird

Hello SU29 You stated you used Hanger 9...

Hello SU29
You stated you used Hanger 9 fiberglass ARF floats on your Cub. I've been looking at these floats, they are pricey $279.00 and wondered how they would hold up in rough landings. It's not...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Thank you acdii for all the info you gave me, now...

Thank you acdii for all the info you gave me, now I know where to start. In the photo, is that the cub or your B-25? And the hole in the plywood is where the bolt goes through to secure the wing? I'm...
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Thank you Bobsrc, I'll have to check that out....

Thank you Bobsrc, I'll have to check that out. I'll post what I end up doing with pictures.
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 264,718
Posted By wetbird

Hello guys. I'm building a Sig 1/4 scale Piper...

Hello guys.
I'm building a Sig 1/4 scale Piper J3 Cub, I'm getting ready to start on the wing. I have a few questions on modernizing the wing for transporting. I know the wing comes apart for...
Forum: Kit Building
01-20-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,432
Posted By wetbird

22516952251696Hello all, I'm a big Chipmunk fan,...

22516952251696Hello all, I'm a big Chipmunk fan, I acquired an ARF 1/5 de Havilland Chipmunk (not a big ARF fan), I enjoy building my planes, 5 yrs ago. It was in the Royal Canadian Air Force color...
Forum: Kit Building
01-10-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,217
Posted By wetbird

Hi SU29 Thank you for the info on the MLD 28cc....

Hi SU29
Thank you for the info on the MLD 28cc. From the specs I've got off the net about the 28, it's 6 inches long, is that right? I would still have to move the firewall back 3/4" The 35 firewall...
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,217
Posted By wetbird

Hello jaka Maybe a Cub on floats would need...

Hello jaka
Maybe a Cub on floats would need more power then a cub not on floats. J3 cubs also fly off water and normally have more power then the original J3 Cub as designed. You never know, one...
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