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Forum: The Clubhouse
03-13-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,513
Posted By rustyrivet

Why would you go digging up a general...

Why would you go digging up a general conversation thread from 18 years ago, and start replying to it as if it was written yesterday? Do you know when somebody opens this thread and starts reading...
Forum: Marketplace
03-18-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By rustyrivet

Crating and shipping those planes in a wood crate...

Crating and shipping those planes in a wood crate via grayhound would cost somewhere between $150- $200. Good luck to anybody at home who tries to ship already built airplanes with full length wings...
Forum: Marketplace
03-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By rustyrivet

Just when you thought you were out of Craigslist,...

Just when you thought you were out of Craigslist, you end up getting the same kind of shoppers over here. LOL.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-18-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By rustyrivet

When I think of Horizon, I think of an over...

When I think of Horizon, I think of an over abundance of small but overpriced cheezy little toy planes. I also dread the obnoxious "can I help you face" popping up and staring at me the whole time...
Forum: Marketplace
02-18-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By rustyrivet

Mini Telemaster with ailerons. HOUSTON Pick-up

Mini Telemaster with ailerons. HOUSTONMini Telemaster with ailerons. HOUSTON

This is a very light 45" wingspan plane and ready to fly. (I measured it at 47.5" tip to tip.) It includes quality name...
Forum: Marketplace
02-18-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By rustyrivet

Big Bingo 85" with Moki 2.1 engine. HOUSTON Pick-up

Will also sell plane with the spinner and prop, but without the engine for $225. Price is firm, as I've already dropped it from $550. to $398.

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Here's a plane that folks don't get see to often...
Forum: Marketplace
02-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By rustyrivet

85" Big Bingo with 2.1 Moki engine HOUSTON

Will also sell plane with the spinner and prop, but without the engine for $225.
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Here's a plane that folks don't get see to often at the field. You gotta build this one from sticks, if you want...
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By rustyrivet

20" props OK with 50cc Rotomax, a Suppo 7035/8 or a 50c rimfire?

I want to replace my two 2.1 Moki engines with electrics. The mentioned large motors are all designed for 22" to 26" props with 12s lipos. The Suppo can take a 26" prop on 10 cells or 24" on 12s. My...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-07-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 20,783
Posted By rustyrivet

I'd be embarrassed to let anyone know that I shop...

I'd be embarrassed to let anyone know that I shop at HobbyKing. You HK shoppers need to work a little bit longer and perhaps a little bit harder so that you can elevate yourself out of that bottom...
05-31-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By rustyrivet

That is similar to the method I'm describing....

That is similar to the method I'm describing. Except I'm using screws on each end to hold my 3/32" rod at the trailing edge, while you are using glue to tack it on. Your method of using metal at the...
05-30-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By rustyrivet

I find what you describe as very enlightening....

I find what you describe as very enlightening. From your description of how accurate a cut can be with a band saw, and how very adjustable and capable it is, I've concluded that I must know little...
05-28-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By rustyrivet

I have a large and tall standing cast-iron Delta...

I have a large and tall standing cast-iron Delta bandsaw with an adjustable milled steel table. The thing weighs about 200lbs.... just to give you an idea of how serious a tool it is. LOL Still, I...
05-17-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By rustyrivet

Shaping Ailerons or Flaps from Solid Balsa Stock.

I don't know how many of you have run into the same problem I have, that you can't find any online balsa distributor or LHS that sells strip ailerons much over 1.5" wide. If the you do find them...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-28-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By rustyrivet

Maybe the tree huggers convinced TF that too many...

Maybe the tree huggers convinced TF that too many forests were being decimated for it.
04-25-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

There are limits and boundaries with the cost of...

There are limits and boundaries with the cost of any job. Purchasing a single sheet of 24" X 36" plyboard online, or a 4" x36" aluminum plate ( plus additional shipping costs) to cut it into a single...
04-25-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

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The ribs are too shallow to provide enough meat around a 3/4" alum tube. So instead I've decided on a 9-ply plywood joiner brace (7/16" thick x 1" instead of an alum 3/4" tube. As I had...
04-24-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Hydro Junkie, You know.... I thought the...

Hydro Junkie,

You know.... I thought the same thing about how wood can get old and deteriorate. But then I came to the conclusion that a lot of kits are built (not just Telemasters) with the...
04-22-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Question: Is there any reason I couldn't...

Question:

Is there any reason I couldn't double the thickness of the kit's 1/4" x 1" dihedral ply brace to 7/16" thick and use that as a removable wing joiner?

It could slipped into place and...
04-21-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Yes....that would kill 2 birds with one stone, I...

Yes....that would kill 2 birds with one stone, I suppose.

I was already planning on adding a fine wire brace of K&S piano wire on the underside of each wing half anyway....because this old style...
04-21-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Yes, after doing more thought and research, I've...

Yes, after doing more thought and research, I've decided against the 3/4" flagpole stuff as being too risky. I will be using 3/4" T6 6061 grade tubing with a minimum .050" to .058" wall thickness. I...
04-21-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

$50 to $70 for a 4 or 5 foot length stick of...

$50 to $70 for a 4 or 5 foot length stick of 1/2"OD Carbon Fiber tube when I only need 24" is too rich for my blood and my 1991 Telemaster kit that I bought in the classifieds for $180. Maybe I can...
04-21-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Thanks. But your brief input doesn't say much so...

Thanks. But your brief input doesn't say much so I'll just stick with aluminum. Unless somebody with a lot of experience can tell me exactly what size carbon fiber tube will work, it is something...
04-20-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,459
Posted By rustyrivet

Anybody ever witnessed an aluminum wing joiner tube fail?

Yep... forgive me for having posted this in the other RC website too, as I want to reach as many experienced plane guys as I can;

I'm getting ready to build an old 11.5 pound 95" Sr.Telemaster....
Forum: Kit Building
06-26-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By rustyrivet

Yep....all of those first 100 guys just can't be...

Yep....all of those first 100 guys just can't be too sure what they might find inside of a thread with "0" posts titled; "Need Senior Telemaster aileron & flap dimensions" until they open it. LOL...
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By rustyrivet

Ok....so then 99 people clicked on this..... but...

Ok....so then 99 people clicked on this..... but forgot to post the dimensions before they exited?
BTW; I'm the 100th visitor to my own thread, do I at least win a door prize? LOL
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