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01-22-2004, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By CapttRob

RE: Scratches when covering sheeting with Monokote.

excellent.. thanks... my next project is going to be a P51 and its definitely getting glass. I'll have to practice a bit on some scrap sheeting to get the feel of it first, sanding techniques and how...
01-22-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Scratches when covering sheeting with Monokote.

I read over your article. Nice job by the way and thanks. (im assuming you wrote it, same picture on custom builds)

I never thought of using epoxy for a finish. Though it might get too bumpy. I...
01-22-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Scratches when covering sheeting with Monokote.

actually.. my hinges are screwed in :)

thanks for the link...
01-22-2004, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Scratches when covering sheeting with Monokote.

Thanks for all the responses guys. Very helpful. I never tried a heat gun, but im going to soon. Matter of fact i may pick one up today. The toilet paper idea is a good one. I thought of using a...
01-21-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By CapttRob

Scratches when covering sheeting with Monokote.

Im getting dull scratches when covering my TF Corsair. I tried the sock over the iron but it doesnt seem to allow enough heat through the sock. Anyone have some helpful hints? Im cleaning my iron...
01-19-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Warbird Combat Manoeuvres

Combat Flight Sim by Microsoft also has some maneuvers in the book. You can also practice them online against opponents. The FW-190 was a fast fighter and basically used its speed to its advantage...
01-17-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,642
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Robart 615 Modification using KeenSerts: 1 problem solved, This Works!

Thanks CJ... i have it saved in my favorite places for quick reference when i get the 615's... :)
01-16-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

Thanks for the replies fellas. Yeah, i thought of building a new wing. But seems like alot of work vs. cutting the sheeting and cutting out the old fixed gear blocks then build up the new mounts. Im...
01-16-2004, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

Anyone ever try these retracts?

http://www.vqmodelaircraft.com/products/access/90retract.html

seem alot like Robarts... only 90 degree... but handle up to 12 lbs...
01-16-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

Thanks for your reply CorsairJock. I mainly wanted to go with CJ's for the durability and have read about the problems with the Robarts. As far as cutting the hole in the spar, The Dremel is a...
01-16-2004, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

Hole in spar doesnt seem so bad for pistons. The Air tank im think im going to put in the fuse with quick disconnects so i dont have to weaken the spar further by placing it in the wing. Im thinking...
01-15-2004, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

RE: Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

wow.. thanks for the quick reply. Yeah, im already commited to cut into the sheeting. I have plenty of practice in that area from repairing ARF's and other kits i have built and crashed :)

I...
01-15-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By CapttRob

Installing TF Corsair Retracts after wing is built?

First let me say...Awesome forum you guys have here! Learning alot! Thanks to CorsairJock, and a few others for their insight and time they spend on here to inform others. I have read over many of...
01-14-2004, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By CapttRob

RE: hinge slot cutter

I used my Dremel with round cut wheel bit. Drew my centerlines and cut each hinge slot with ease. No digging. If you need to widen the slot more just move the wheel back and forth in the slot or...
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