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Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,051
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: New Builder just join the forum!!

Good Luck with your business. Its really nice to see pro builders here to answer questions. If I have any I will keep you in mind, Regards Walt
Replies: 29
Views: 17,072
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: 3-axis Gyro for Airplanes???

The gyro's I mentioned are intended for fixed wing gyro applications and not adapted heli gyro's. Hope you find what your looking for;)
Replies: 29
Views: 17,072
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: 3-axis Gyro for Airplanes???

The easiest solution to your question is to install "2" GYA351 Futaba Gyro's, 1 for the elevators and 1 on the rudder. Leave the ailerons typical. I see all these comments about doing this and most...
08-01-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: What do I use

Several years ago a buddy of mine did this with plastic spoons. He went to a party store and found what he wanted and cut the handles off each one and glued these to the outside of the cowl. He did...
Forum: Kit Building
07-29-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,919
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Just Griping...

Is there a useful point to this thread? I mean, is any of this going to help somebody to better understand things about our hobby, or to be a better builder, or more informed? I think not. JMO

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Forum: Kit Building
07-23-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,919
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Just Griping...

I don't know. I've had a few ARF's, RTC, RTF planes, and every one I had I'd have built it better, finished it out better, probably flown better. The way I see it anyway. Buy kits guys, God bless...
06-26-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Advice on laying up laminate panels

What are you using as a release material for your panels.
06-24-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Advice on laying up laminate panels

Ok: Lets try this again as it looks confusing when I read it.
I'm using Texalium laminated over lite plywood and 1/16th balsa sheet for electric panels, tank trays, ignition supports ect. Basically...
06-21-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Advice on laying up laminate panels

Copied from above posting: I think my problem is the air layer between the last sheet of release film and the wet epoxy. I think rolling this flat is creating the pocket appearance in the panel. I...
06-21-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By BBW Walt

Advice on laying up laminate panels

I"ve been making flat laminated panels for a while with Texalium, Carbon cloth and Hybrid materials. I usually laminate the materials to a wood backing like balsa or lite ply. Occasionally I will...
06-10-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,408
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Which 100cc Cardin to purchase

Here's a 330 mid wing in 40%. Dennis makes this modification very easy. You basically build the 330 with a 260 motorbox. Plane fly's like its on rails and rolls are very axial, similiar to the Yak or...
05-17-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,028
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Really Long (9') Servo Extension

You can buy 20ga servo wire from Radical pre twisted, that's all you need. Crimp a plug on one the RX end and solder the servo to the other. You'll have no issue....
02-19-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,275
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Carden 37.5% Yak Build

Albert layed this tip on me several years ago and I took his advice and went with it..Its a good one, thanks as722...;)
02-19-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,275
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Carden 37.5% Yak Build

Cowl support former:
02-07-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: please show me some pics of your tuned pipe tunnel!

Here's a couple pictures of some that I have done and a couple without tunnels. All these are still flying. If memory serve's me correctly the tunnels in the Carden builds usually add 3oz's to the...
02-02-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: please show me some pics of your tuned pipe tunnel!

Tunnels are pretty much a thing of the past. There not needed. I have tunneled in most of the installations on Cardens, MTW 110's, Greeve's and RE3's and have come to find its not necessary. There's...
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Less fumes than CA?

I have a ceiling fan over my work bench that works pretty good to scatter the fumes around. Its kinda the nature of the beast with CA. Like welding, keep your head out of the plume..
Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Your favorite CA brand?

Balsa USA Gold is what I use most, especially the kicker. It doesn't popcorn the adhesive like other brands if your using kicker with medium or thin. I think the Bob Smith CA's in thin may be a bit...
12-30-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,856
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: CA Glue Can Make You Sick????

Personal effects of extreme long time exposure to CA:
Bad news first
1) Weight gain
2) loss of hearing
3) short term memory loss
4) long term memory loss
5) Feet get sore from standing...
11-12-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,851
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Nelson Hobby latex paint

With something as nice as what you have why not go the extra yard and use automotive paint? Looks like you have the equipment and skill to use it. PPG or Dupont can computer match your colors in a...
10-11-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,559
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Dual Gyro install YAK 54

Yes, there's 2 receiver input channel's and 2 slots on the gyro for the corresponding servo's. Or you can do a normal mix on your Tx for the 2 channels to program 2 servo's together and there's a...
10-10-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,559
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Dual Gyro install YAK 54

If this is something your really going to do you may be better off going with the GYA351 gyro's from Futaba. These are designed to do what your asking in a fixed wing plane. They are limited to 4.8...
09-10-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: Just need the cowl mounting procedure for the 35% Edge

There's sites around that show detail procedures of all the building procedures of Cardens. Check out the other big site, go to build threads, pick out a Carden build and look over the info, you'll...
08-30-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By BBW Walt

RE: NIMH odd situation question

The thing is with these packs if I do a C10 manual charge and a 500mah manual discharge there would be no indication there's anything wrong with the packs as they will show a 2650+ capacity or cycle....
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