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02-29-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 38,781
Posted By deljon

RE: Balsa USA 1/4 scale Fokker DVII from plans

Hey Anthony,

It was too windy today, but I got a good flight in on the 1/4 tripe yesterday.
Gotta start getting the thumbs tuned up............:D

Del
02-29-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Howdy All,

Well with this crazy weather here in SW Ohio and elsewhere (I'm love'n it), so far this week I've gotten most
of my yard (2 1/4 acres) mowed and rolled. Also got my grass runway...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By deljon

RE: Nieuport 17 covering question

A lot of the models I've seen are silver............

Del Johnson
02-28-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 38,781
Posted By deljon

RE: Balsa USA 1/4 scale Fokker DVII from plans

HAPPY BIRTHDAY.....................:)

Del
02-27-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 429,972
Posted By deljon

RE: Glenn Torrence (GTM) 1/3 Scale Dr.1 Build Along

Howdy Tom,

As always thanks for your input, That's kind of what I fugured...............

Del
02-27-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 429,972
Posted By deljon

RE: Glenn Torrence (GTM) 1/3 Scale Dr.1 Build Along

Howdy Ray,

Thank you, glad you're enjoying the thread.

I used the Nelsons Lite-Fab, I heard that he retired so don't know if any of his things are still available. (Maybe someone out there...
02-26-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 429,972
Posted By deljon

RE: Glenn Torrence (GTM) 1/3 Scale Dr.1 Build Along

Always happy to help when I can.................;)

Del
02-24-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 429,972
Posted By deljon

02-23-2012, 09:52 AM
02-21-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 50,129
Posted By deljon

RE: GTM 1/2 Scale Fokker Triplane

I have been thinking of attempting this myself, but if you plan on marketing them I won't need to.

A neat thing about this is with the ball end threaded into the struts, incidences would be easy...
02-21-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 50,129
Posted By deljon

RE: GTM 1/2 Scale Fokker Triplane

Morning Tom,

What type of steel are you using for the cup and ball fittings. I was thinking maybe stressproof or drill rod??

Del
02-21-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Never looked at it that way, that is kind of funny...............But then the manufactures also go to all the trouble to develop all these elaborate camaflague schemes
and then the Jasta's and...
02-20-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 50,129
Posted By deljon

RE: GTM 1/2 Scale Fokker Triplane

Hey Tom,

I will certianly be watching this one. I'm always in awe of the extra scale detail you put into your projects.
Can't wait to see them in Dayton........I just love them Fokker Tripes
...
02-18-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Here we go, now this on the Dr.1 but the DVI, DVII and DVIII also has one.

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a160/deljon2005/Hood%20Shots/int10p.jpg
...
02-18-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Yes, as with most Fokkers there is a fuel guage that sticks up above the hood inbetween the guns
and the guage has a small hood that goes over it. I'll see if I can find a picture.

Del
02-15-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Ok, got it marked where I'll enlarge the cockpit opening.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a160/deljon2005/Fokker%20V29/FokV29032.jpg

Also in checking the sideview photo of the origional...
02-13-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Howdy Jeff,

Accually I was going over some three views last night and came to the same conclusion.

Yes I will open it up more.

Del
02-11-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Ok, worked on the rear aluminum hood. I got a small roll of aluminum flashing from Lowes and so
as to not get it scratched up too bad I covered it with low tack shelving paper. Need to cut out...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 25,060
Posted By deljon

RE: Gasoline Rotary Engine from Thunder Tiger NEW!

That 80 would be cool on my big Dr.1.

Wonder what the cost is???

Del
02-08-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By deljon

RE: BUSA website

The BUSA site working for me, what is giving me trouble is RCU, been getting the 504 error a lot lately.

Del Johnson
02-08-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,757
Posted By deljon

RE: Has BUSA Updated their Kits?

Some pictures showing the ply wing panels on my EV/DVIII, plus diogram showing the panel lawout.

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a160/deljon2005/EV/Panel6.jpg
...
02-07-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

Hey Doc, yes, that's the plan.............

Del
02-07-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,936
Posted By deljon

RE: 1/4 Fokker V29

I still have some more to do to the cowl but opted to take a break from it and do some other things.
The kit shows the top rear part of the fuselage completely sheeted with balsa, I'm going with...
02-07-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,757
Posted By deljon

RE: Has BUSA Updated their Kits?

Right now it's 16 1/2 lbs.
Origionally it was 20 lbs, but this past summer I redid the complete tail surfaces. The tail feathers was origionally
covered with doped linen. Since my scheme didn't...
02-07-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,757
Posted By deljon

RE: Has BUSA Updated their Kits?

Howdy, here's my 2 cents worth.

As stated earlier the EV/DVIII wing was skinned top and bottom with plywood. I forget the exact thickness, but I think it translated to about 1/8".
This was...
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