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01-31-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 128,385
Posted By Rcpilot

I decided to build a couple other things before I...

I decided to build a couple other things before I build the Citabria. I did cut/copy a lot of the parts in the kit to make one for myself and one for a buddy and leave the factory kit still mostly...
01-22-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 522,680
Posted By Rcpilot

Did the contra rotating props ever catch on? ...

Did the contra rotating props ever catch on?

If yes, where can I get one without scanning 80 pages of this thread for a link?

Thanks very much for any leads.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-08-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Rcpilot

Thank you Ken!!! I went ahead and drew it out...

Thank you Ken!!! I went ahead and drew it out last weekend. I ended up with

60 from firewall to elevator hinge line.
6x6 firewall and same basic size to tue back of the wing saddle
28x10...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-04-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Rcpilot

Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc - Fuselage Dimensions?

I was gifted a wing from the older H9 Ultra Stick. It's the 78" wing and it's 1 piece with 4 bolts to attach to the fuselage. 1326 square inches. Has flaps and ailerons. I need to scratch build...
11-28-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

I'd rather not say. Someone will surely have...

I'd rather not say. Someone will surely have something negative to add if I do. Or someone will completely derail the thread into a discussion on the finer points of weighing and mixing latex house...
11-27-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

Okay, figured it out. It's only taped on the...

Okay, figured it out. It's only taped on the ends to prevent shipping damage. The tape comes off and .... what I thought was plastic film is actually a very thin layer of strings that are holding...
11-27-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

It does appear that way. I tried to separate it...

It does appear that way. I tried to separate it from the CF and it doesn't want to come apart so that's what made me think maybe I'm supposed to leave it on.
11-27-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

Hopefully you can see this. One side feels like...

Hopefully you can see this. One side feels like tacky CF and the other side feels like a plastic film. You can see where the film is folded over on one end. (2nd pic)
...
11-27-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

It's very difficult to see in the pics. Let me...

It's very difficult to see in the pics. Let me try again. Be back in 5 minutes with new (hopefully better) pics.
11-27-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rcpilot

Need Help Using Carbon Fiber Uni-Directional Cloth

My uni-directional cloth arrived today. It's got some kind of plastic film backing and I'm not sure if I'm supposed to take this off first, or cut to size and just glue it....
11-21-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Just reported both of you idiots for instigating....

Just reported both of you idiots for instigating. Neither of your posts were necessary. You're both trolling.
11-21-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Well there's one of ya with a redeeming quality. ...

Well there's one of ya with a redeeming quality.

How about the rest of you?
11-21-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

I just reported my own thread and asked it to be...

I just reported my own thread and asked it to be locked.

Reporting posts that took this off topic as well.


THANKS GUYS!!!!!! .... with allllllll the sarcasm I can muster up on a Saturday...
11-21-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

This is an AMA discussion. I would...

This is an AMA discussion. I would appreciappreciate it, if we could stick to AMA and FAA discussions.

To clarify, and this is the only comment I'm going to make about my radio......
I tried...
11-21-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Because I have nothing to fly ...... yet. I'm...

Because I have nothing to fly ...... yet. I'm scratch building a 125% Kadet Senior. It had to be big enough for a gasoline engine. Shooting for a completion date in January 2021. Then I'll...
11-20-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Thanks for the info on the FAA. My question was...

Thanks for the info on the FAA. My question was about the FAA and I appreciate the information.

Don't need help with radio gear. I only mentioned the JR8103 because it's the only thing I kept...
11-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Well AMA cost and 5 bucks for the FAA doesn't...

Well AMA cost and 5 bucks for the FAA doesn't sound horrible.

When I say that I sold it all in 2014 .... I sold it ALLLLL. :( I had to buy everything all over in 2020. Sanding blocks, exacto...
11-20-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rcpilot

Returning after 6yrs - What do I have to do?

I'm returning to the hobby after a 6yrs break (divorce.. sold everything in 2014)

What are the rules now? I'll pay for my AMA membership in Jan 2021. I'll be flying at a sanctioned field only....
Forum: Kit Building
11-19-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 125,760
Posted By Rcpilot

I started this thread 15yrs ago today. So glad...

I started this thread 15yrs ago today. So glad that so many have benefited from it, and proud to see it still active.
11-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,175
Posted By Rcpilot

I learned not to core out foam wings to try and...

I learned not to core out foam wings to try and lighten them. I cored them out and then skinned them. Vacuum bagged. The vacuum sucked the balsa skins down into the voids where the foam had been...
11-12-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,384
Posted By Rcpilot

THANK YOU SCOTT!! GENIOUS!! It's been so...

THANK YOU SCOTT!!
GENIOUS!!

It's been so long since I've built a plane. I haven't flown in 6yrs and I'm rusty on everything. Your comment joggled my frog brain and I remember now. You are...
11-12-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,384
Posted By Rcpilot

Scott, The tube is 3/4" diameter The spars...

Scott,
The tube is 3/4" diameter

The spars are only 1/2" wide.

So how do I shear web it with 1/8" sticking out past the spars front and back?

I'm gonna re-drill the hole directly behind the...
11-12-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,384
Posted By Rcpilot

Spars are 1/2" x 1/4" Tube is 3/4" How do...

Spars are 1/2" x 1/4"
Tube is 3/4"

How do I squeeze the 3/4" tube into a 1/2" space?

I've seen wings with tubes behind the spar many times. Not trying to be argumentative... just don't...
11-11-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,384
Posted By Rcpilot

Will this work? It's a 125% Kadet Senior that I'm...

Will this work? It's a 125% Kadet Senior that I'm scratch building.

Wingspan 98"
Cord 18.75"

The wing is 3 pieces. There is a center section that is 36" wide. Then a 31" tip panel that will...
Forum: Kit Building
11-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 125,760
Posted By Rcpilot

It warms my heart to see this thread still...

It warms my heart to see this thread still active, 15yrs later.
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