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03-10-2020, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Bipe Flyer

Those were good days. Sadly, some are no longer...

Those were good days. Sadly, some are no longer with us. I still see BMathews from time to time - we belong to the same Rod & Gun Club. Don't forget Soarrich, LoneRanger, Digger, matchlessaero,...
02-23-2020, 07:26 PM
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Views: 200,747
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Sorry to hear that. Maybe she was trying to find...

Sorry to hear that. Maybe she was trying to find her way home to Canada.

I have a laser cutter now. Maybe I should start making these as kits.
02-22-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 39,478
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I'm raising a glass for you and your son, Chuck.

I'm raising a glass for you and your son, Chuck.
01-21-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I did the same research when I bought mine and I...

I did the same research when I bought mine and I came to the conclusion that the Maker suited my needs best. I almost didn't buy a Cricut because their software was only online and you couldn't use...
02-11-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

That's a good question. They're like a heavier...

That's a good question. They're like a heavier version of an X-acto knife blade. They sell replacement tips, so you don't have to replace the whole blade unit, but they're not exactly cheap either....
02-11-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

To be honest, I rarely build up wings with ribs...

To be honest, I rarely build up wings with ribs because I have a CNC foam cutter that uses airfoil cut files created with Tile Print. I draw my plans in Turbocad and print them with Tile Print, and...
02-10-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I have the Maker and I'm using the knife blade to...

I have the Maker and I'm using the knife blade to cut balsa. Here's a link to a comparison page to see what might be different from yours.

https://shop.cricut.com/en_us/machines.html
02-10-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I played with the settings and it can cut 3/32"...

I played with the settings and it can cut 3/32" with fewer passes than my first try.
01-17-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It says it can cut up to 3/32" balsa and 1/16"...

It says it can cut up to 3/32" balsa and 1/16" basswood. I might try a whole kit to see how it works.
01-15-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,425
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Here's how I do mine. Using a servo horn works...

Here's how I do mine. Using a servo horn works great to make it adjustable.
...
01-15-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,553
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Cutting Ribs with a Cricut Vinyl Cutter

I recently got a Cricut Maker and tried some LST ribs. It takes a while, but the cuts are perfect. Way better than die cut, and as good as laser cut, minus the burning. It can cut from any bmp,...
01-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,885
Posted By Bipe Flyer

It was Top Filte. I built one several years ago....

It was Top Filte. I built one several years ago. I originally powered it with a TeeDee .020, but later converted it to a Johnson 250 electric.
...
05-21-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I'm sorry to hear that Rog passed away. I was...

I'm sorry to hear that Rog passed away. I was jut looking through some of the old design contest pictures and I thought I'd pop in to see what's happening. Fly high, Rog.
04-13-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 58,156
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Just a quick update. Tile Print is working with...

Just a quick update. Tile Print is working with Windows 10 and Adobe Reader DC, which are the latest versions.

Downloads are down to about 1/4 of what they were in its heyday, but still going...
06-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,269
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Build whatever makes YOU happy. Rog scaled down...

Build whatever makes YOU happy. Rog scaled down a Four Star Forty one year.
06-20-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,269
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Just the .15 class is single engine.

Just the .15 class is single engine.
06-17-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,269
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I thinks it's a good idea. It's really about...

I thinks it's a good idea. It's really about designing small planes more than anything else.
05-27-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,456
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I agree with Brian and Dave. Get building. ;-) ...

I agree with Brian and Dave. Get building. ;-)
I like Hitec HS 81s.
05-26-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I used this...

I used this http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXLWT6&P=ML
In this http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/1-2-1-8-airplanes-70/2301186-building-flying-lst-1-2a-trainer-37.html#post12037575
...
05-26-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,693
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Nice. Should be an interesting build.

Nice. Should be an interesting build.
05-26-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 200,747
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Yes, he does. I haven't bought a magazine since...

Yes, he does. I haven't bought a magazine since before RCM went out of business and they stopped construction articles. We haven't been able to find any mags at the drug/grocery store.
05-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,456
Posted By Bipe Flyer

Oops typo. Sorry Brian. All fixed.

Oops typo. Sorry Brian. All fixed.
05-25-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I've built a couple of flying boats and designed...

I've built a couple of flying boats and designed one for 1/2A.

Here's one with .061 power.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2098522...
05-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 200,747
Posted By Bipe Flyer

You know, it's funny you mentioned that. We went...

You know, it's funny you mentioned that. We went out on Saturday and tried a .25 sized trainer because I thought it would be a little easier to take off on the grass and would handle the wind a...
05-25-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Bipe Flyer

I've built a couple. I treat them the same as a...

I've built a couple. I treat them the same as a regular biplane. I use 0 degrees decalage, about 25% stagger and 1 chord gap. If you're not planning on inverted flight and want a nice safe stall,...
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