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Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

You really did a nice job on those.

You really did a nice job on those.
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/77836fa2_b616_4118_968d_b0bf4d4ac086_58147058c0b13c4aa9c8bb2c8e5a1539102650f7.jpeg
Huge water rudder printed by my friend Colby.
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/e0ec42a4_1fef_4740_84c4_91ab3cf4209d_b102bccf7db353ae61b7376fa1e2a3784e4457ba.jpeg
Wood pieces installed, with lead weights...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/228e472b_44dd_4e92_84e0_02515377b598_b3761239aed5c1d0956bc9464604a8b48c77e755.jpeg
Foam cut out to accommodate aluminum.


So...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/926a8f06_b50f_4dc2_b408_f7fb002b9de9_034dbce0ea1ca027505a53e20f897167b802b5e6.jpeg
Gluing angle aluminum to the vertical spine.
...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/0fee3d38_de1b_4bdf_9556_bfa25e4eab6c_82bcf6f2b991aaea52bb1c04aa9aa0dffc678eae.jpeg
Splicing pieces for the plywood spines in foam...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/fd3e5ef1_9b2d_446f_9add_65980645d9bb_09dcc07cdca39fe6a1a112768e04777ebfb9a111.jpeg

Gluing foam core together.
Gluing the ends...
Forum: Kit Building
05-27-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

So probably some of the folks who were watching...

So probably some of the folks who were watching this thread have passed on from old age.

Anyway, been flying the Telemaster some. Nice flying model, very stable and predictable. I think the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-18-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,594
Posted By JeffinTD

It should be super doscile, but a person would...

It should be super doscile, but a person would have a lot of time and money I to one.
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,594
Posted By JeffinTD

Also, assuming this has a tall but narrow cowl...

Also, assuming this has a tall but narrow cowl like the 110 does, a rear exhaust single, or a horizontally opposed twin might be easier to fit.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-08-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 660,595
Posted By JeffinTD

Yeah I had the same air leak issue with mine in...

Yeah I had the same air leak issue with mine in my Rascal. Brand new metal T leaked in air. I now always use 3 line setup.
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,594
Posted By JeffinTD

Here is a 12' Stick kit for $1499.... ...

Here is a 12' Stick kit for $1499....

https://amr-rc.com/products/monster-stick-150?taxon_id=475

Yeah kits of interlocking design of this size aren't going to be cheap. The market is limited,...
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,594
Posted By JeffinTD

I rather like transparnt covering, too, so I'd...

I rather like transparnt covering, too, so I'd have to do the traditional Rascall patern maybe with transparent green.

I have a DLE 60 twin in my Telemaster, which is way overpowered, but it...
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,594
Posted By JeffinTD

Neat! Post up a build thread. I'd love to...

Neat! Post up a build thread.

I'd love to build one of these, but I already have a Rascal110 and a 12' Telemaster.
01-21-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,386
Posted By JeffinTD

I think the issue with soda straws would be they...

I think the issue with soda straws would be they aren't usually large enough to fit a servo connector through.

In this shot you can see the clear tube welding rod comes in. I did smooth the edges...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-16-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 660,595
Posted By JeffinTD

The whole spark plug cap assembly is like $10. ...

The whole spark plug cap assembly is like $10.

http://www.valleyviewrc.com/estore/engine-parts/ignition-accessories/spark-plug-caps.html

Not difficult to replace.
Forum: Kit Building
08-18-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

First flight was out of trim, I think a bit nose...

First flight was out of trim, I think a bit nose heavy, and suggested elevator throw was not nearly enough.

Got it on the ground clumsily and made adjustments. 2nd flight was much better.
...
Forum: Kit Building
08-13-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

DLE 60 run in on the ground. I used an electric...

DLE 60 run in on the ground. I used an electric starter to spin it with the spark plugs out and choke on, as getting a brand new carb to draw fuel with the pumper flaps dry is always a pain.
...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

Here is a shot of the cover for the center...

Here is a shot of the cover for the center section of the wing, showing the latch levers and the glide release. There is a piece of ply glued to the structure of the front wing mount that contains...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113976

Covering the fuse. I tend to go with very simple covering schemes. The fuse also has clear plastic tubing for servo wires,...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113974

Here is how the control installation went with the tail. The plans call for the rudder servo to be mounted on the side of the...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

Another shot of the glider release. Braided...

Another shot of the glider release. Braided steel cable soldered into a clevis on one end and soldered to a coupler to the rod.
...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

Another shot of the flat "hood" and cheeks, that...

Another shot of the flat "hood" and cheeks, that were cut off...http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113966

Here's a shot of the strut attach points. I added a bit of ply...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,375
Posted By JeffinTD

OK This thread has been dead for a while. Life...

OK This thread has been dead for a while. Life got in the way a bit, and I haven't posted any updates.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113965

Here's the 1/2" balsa...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 103,912
Posted By JeffinTD

Neat. How did that turn out, balance wise? ...

Neat. How did that turn out, balance wise?

Possible to put some sort of pipes on the engine and install the cowl?
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