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05-12-2020, 01:16 PM
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Posted By dksnyder

I have yet to find a white paint that matches the...

I have yet to find a white paint that matches the Monocote (maybe Ultracote) used in the Extreme Flight 91" Extra!
I tried the Rust-Oleum Appliance Epoxy white (for refrigerators, I think) and it is...
04-26-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Rust-Oleum Epoxy White spray

I just completed my spray painting with Rust-Oleum Epoxy White paint.
I sprayed quite a few passes with the spray can, within the 1/2 hour they say for recoats.
The results didn't come out too...
04-22-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Geeze... I can't face repainting the whole cowl!!...

Geeze... I can't face repainting the whole cowl!!
I just did a test of the Rust-Oleum epoxy white spray and it looks like a good match with the original paint.
Now I'm just waiting for some decent...
04-18-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Cowl repair

Well... I got the cowl repaired with about 3 layers of FG cloth and epoxy.
Sanded it as smooth as it's gonna get.... not perfect, but not as bad as I feared.
Sealer/primer sure did show where I...
04-15-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Great, thanks! I have some "Rust-Oleum: auto...

Great, thanks!
I have some "Rust-Oleum: auto primer that says it's good for most auto lacquer and enamel.
or Krylon primer which says it's good on indoor/outdoor wood, glass, etc.... most anything,...
04-15-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Looks like the "Rustoleum epoxy appliance white"...

Looks like the "Rustoleum epoxy appliance white" is the best compromise for me.... cheap enough, spray can application, glossy and maybe a good color match for my cowl (that is painted to match...
04-14-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Getting ready to paint

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_0401_a341000ec57e861ab1b01f941a53b4afc51bbafc.jpg...
04-13-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

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https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/cowl_repaired_07b916c88a0ccc22dbabb2c617686a710c9c22ba.jpg
Well, I got the patch covered in 2 layers of FG cloth.
That part went...
04-08-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Yeah, that's a good point.... I'll sand all...

Yeah, that's a good point.... I'll sand all around real well.

Today I did a test of wax over a test piece of ultracote.
I used Meguiar's Super Shine high gloss "protectant"... a car wax/shine...
04-07-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/balsa_plug_sanded_7def054a264ee58c19954935a27a414a6cda0206.jpg
Balsa plug sanded...
04-05-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/balsa_plug_installed_c8c01e5552cd747bcc2926f84b6ecdc5c77c5b3a.jpg
OK.... balsa plug installed, ready for sanding to shape. I used...
04-03-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

I don't quite understand that.... I cut the...

I don't quite understand that....
I cut the broken cowl away to a clean edge.
I measured the shape of the "missing area" of the cowl.
I will make a balsa piece to fit "exactly" in the removed...
04-03-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/img_0756_307cc809bb86db3499e193014971460a41f99483.jpg
A few questions on Cowl Repair. I'm concerned about how to secure the balsa...
04-02-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

I'm having trouble sending a picture of what I...

I'm having trouble sending a picture of what I plan to do.
Is there some other way to communicate?
PM or E-Mail?
04-01-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Thanks again.... I probably won't start the...

Thanks again....
I probably won't start the process for a few days.
I'll keep you posted (with all the swear words deleted).
03-31-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Great... Thanks!! Sounds doable...... The...

Great... Thanks!!
Sounds doable......

The balsa male mold piece, with a little extra on the bottom (for attachment purpose?) matches the shape of the missing section of cowl?
Tack glue the...
03-31-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Pics of my cowl damage

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03-30-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

great... I'll try to get some pics out tomorrow. ...

great... I'll try to get some pics out tomorrow.
Thanks, Don
03-30-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By dksnyder

Repair of Fiberglass cowls

I'm repairing cracks and breaks in a fiberglass cowl for a 60cc engine plane.
I have heard I can apply spray on adhesive to the inside of the cracks/breaks to hold the glass cloth down tight before...
Forum: Marketplace
09-02-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By dksnyder

Please e-mail me: [email protected] or call: ...

Please e-mail me: [email protected]
or call: 860-644-2943

I am interested in your 91" EF Extra
Forum: Marketplace
08-31-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By dksnyder

I just sent a PM.... not sure it got thru. Did...

I just sent a PM.... not sure it got thru.
Did you receive it, or should I resubmit?
Don
Forum: Marketplace
08-08-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By dksnyder

73" Extra 300LP - ready to fly - w/extra airframe

A 73"span Extra 300LP by Skyline RC with an
O.S. 1.60 cu in (27cc) glow motor, ready to fly. Just add your receiver and battery (or use my Futaba FASST Rx and 6V 2000mAhr NiMh battery).
Motor runs...
Forum: Marketplace
07-19-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By dksnyder

need more info: What engine? More pics. ...

need more info:
What engine?
More pics.
Plane & motor history,
etc.
Don T: [email protected]
Forum: Gas Engines
10-05-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By dksnyder

3 Blade prop for DLE61

I want to try a 3 blade prop on my DLE61 to reduce noise and increase ground clearance.
It turns a Xoar 23x8 at about 7500rpm, and a Xoar 24x9 at 6400rpm.
What would be the best Dia x Pitch for...
01-03-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By dksnyder

new HiTec HS-8335SH Servos -

Does anybody have any experience with the new HiTec HS-8335SH servos?
The specs look very good.
I am considering them for my 50cc Aerobatic plane.... IMAC style flying only.
Thanks for any info....
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