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Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 322,444
Posted By DIVERHERB

Awesome, thanks Gary appreciate the video. Now I...

Awesome, thanks Gary appreciate the video. Now I gotta head to the Home Depot or radio shack and see what I can dig up to use for a light. I am thinking a light diode should work pretty well and be...
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 322,444
Posted By DIVERHERB

I am building the TF GS P-47 also and was...

I am building the TF GS P-47 also and was wondering if anyone knows where the landing light is located on the razor back version? I know that on the D it is toward the outer wing tip but I have not...
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 181,702
Posted By DIVERHERB

I am building the razor back version and am...

I am building the razor back version and am wondering if anyone knows the proper location of the landing light. I know that the D version has it mounted under the outboard wing but I can't find any...
02-05-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By DIVERHERB

I will post some pictures of the fuse and wings...

I will post some pictures of the fuse and wings as soon as I get the chance, probably this weekend. Thanks for your responses.
02-03-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By DIVERHERB

Nemesis ii pattern plane

I have acquired a Nemesis II ? pattern plane kit. The fuse is fiberglass and the wings balsa covered foam. I have never seen on of these and do not know the manufacturer. It has a wingspan of about...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-09-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By DIVERHERB

Thanks Dan, but by scaling EVERYTHING up I would...

Thanks Dan, but by scaling EVERYTHING up I would just end up with a bigger Yak. What I was pondering buy just increasing the length of the wing and maintaining the same tapper out to the tips. The...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-07-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By DIVERHERB

Yak 54

I have a Yak 54 with a 62in wing span. I have been wondering how would lengthening the wingspan to around 72 in would effect the performance, using a thinner airfoil shape and retaining the same root...
06-05-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

I bought my 1/5 Pica kit at a swap meet and the...

I bought my 1/5 Pica kit at a swap meet and the fuse was partially done. I have done a lot of cutting and rebuilding changing the firewall to accommodate a gas engine and fix some of the original...
05-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Michael saw your Stearman at Top Gun, very nice....

Michael saw your Stearman at Top Gun, very nice. You are right about the weather, really could not have been nicer. Lots of amazing looking planes this year. And some of the Saturday flying shows...
05-12-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

I have not used it on fuel planes as I only fly...

I have not used it on fuel planes as I only fly gas. I have been told that it is fuel proof if left to dry for about a week, which is what I do anyway on all of my planes.
I just use the "standard"...
Forum: Kit Building
05-11-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

I usually put expo in my planes on high rates and...

I usually put expo in my planes on high rates and sometimes on low rates depending on the plane But none of my planes have expo in the rudder
it seems that I start adding rudder in and need just a...
05-10-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

On most of my planes I have used Rustoleum ...

On most of my planes I have used Rustoleum paint, seems to adhere to just about anything and they have a decent selection of colors and can be obtained in quart cans or rattle cans.
Forum: Kit Building
05-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

Thanks guys for all the input. I tried changing...

Thanks guys for all the input. I tried changing the thrust angle without fixing the problem, created a problem at w/o throttle so I changed that back. I have changed the incidence some but it did not...
Forum: Kit Building
05-09-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

I tried a little down thrust in the engine and it...

I tried a little down thrust in the engine and it did not help, I did not think it would as engine speed did not really affect it. It did after I added down thrust. I actually added a little more...
Forum: Kit Building
05-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

Okay need a little input here. After trying...

Okay need a little input here. After trying numerous "fixes" I can not get the Citabria to stop climbing without done trim to the elevator. Its not a lot but still there. The next thing I am going to...
04-28-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Thanks Anthony, from what I can see in the...

Thanks Anthony, from what I can see in the picture my stringers are not sanded to much more than yours. Mine are a little 'flatter" but I guess after seeing yours they are liveable. From some of the...
04-28-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Okay small problem. The Waco I picked up at a...

Okay small problem. The Waco I picked up at a swap meet had a partially built fuse. I have redone the firewall to accept a 30 cc gas engine and relocated the gas tank.
though all was going well...
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

Rick has been a little windy here and I find that...

Rick has been a little windy here and I find that the Pro is not windy weather kind so I have not been flying it lately. As soon as the wind dies some I will put it up and see if I can get some video...
04-26-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Mine is still in the building stages but I have...

Mine is still in the building stages but I have set the firewall mounting up for a DLE 30 and a 14 oz tank. I think that should fly pretty nice.
Forum: Kit Building
04-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

The aileron differential seems to have made a...

The aileron differential seems to have made a difference. Flew pretty good. Had to add some aileron trim to get her flying even. It balanced laterally so I may just add a little weight to the wing...
04-10-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

tmac that is pretty cool. Looks very light which...

tmac that is pretty cool. Looks very light which would make it easy to tow behind a small car. Hmmm it looks like something that just might work for me to tow behind my jeep for my planes. Would also...
04-09-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Jaybird are you not worried about inserts coming...

Jaybird are you not worried about inserts coming free? With no backing with "teeth" to keep them from pulling out or pushing through?
Forum: Kit Building
04-09-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

Marko this may sound like a dumb question, but...

Marko this may sound like a dumb question, but the way you wrote the aileron diff. has me a little perplexed. You did mean 80 down and 100 up didn't you? That is the way I have always set it up, but...
04-08-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,177,211
Posted By DIVERHERB

Jaybird, usually they use what is called "T"...

Jaybird, usually they use what is called "T" nuts. I use them in a lot in places that I wont have access to and in place of nuts when I can to make assembly easier at the field. Less hardware to...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,897
Posted By DIVERHERB

Hi Marko, I am planning to build it as a...

Hi Marko, I am planning to build it as a Razorback. I think they look better, plus it seems that most are built as the bubble canopy type. I usually don't build total scale because of all work that...
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