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05-10-2017, 04:58 AM
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Posted By ibow24

I ended up using flat hinges and the doors work...

I ended up using flat hinges and the doors work quite well. Right now I'm fabricating the operating mech. Copying the mouse trap type wire method as others have done. Should have them done and the...
05-03-2017, 05:49 PM
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Posted By ibow24

thanks... good info in that one. It may be that...

thanks... good info in that one. It may be that I dont have enough "overhang" of the wing sheeting. I add ply before sheeting the wings to box the wheel well.
I tried to do it following this...
05-03-2017, 11:18 AM
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Posted By ibow24

Those aluminum Robart door hinges. I either have...

Those aluminum Robart door hinges. I either have too much gap when they're closed or they hit the wing sheeting when trying to swing open.
Thinking about trying a simple flat hinge but don't see how...
05-02-2017, 04:35 PM
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Posted By ibow24

I thought the flaps were a pain... I can NOT get...

I thought the flaps were a pain... I can NOT get these landing gear door hinges to work smoothly. GRRRRRRRRRRRRR

and what the heck happened to RCU website? the index is about useless now.
04-03-2017, 06:00 AM
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Posted By ibow24

everything has been glassed.... I can't believe...

everything has been glassed.... I can't believe I'll be laying down primer soon !
03-29-2017, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ibow24

New Carden kit announced

Check Carden's website. Dennis has just released some details on a new kit offering. A 120" Extra 300s Pro.
An update of the 118" 330s. Similar material and construction as the 124" Pro except with...
03-21-2017, 04:25 PM
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Posted By ibow24

well it's been awhile since I posted any progress...

well it's been awhile since I posted any progress but a lot has been made. Tonight I began to glass the fuse...finally!
I also put a deposit on a new aerobat being designed by Dennis at Carden...
03-02-2017, 07:39 AM
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Posted By ibow24

Today I was able to purchase the Ultimate DVD's...

Today I was able to purchase the Ultimate DVD's on Amazon. I have the transmitter cables from the when I flew Aerofly Pro so I think I should be good to go.

Thanks
Steve
03-01-2017, 03:35 PM
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Posted By ibow24

Euro. I keep clicking the US flag and tried...

Euro. I keep clicking the US flag and tried other things but I can never get anything to show in USD. I assumed if I can download from there I would get charged in the appropriate USD.
FYI, this...
03-01-2017, 10:14 AM
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Posted By ibow24

I'm in the US. Can I buy the download version...

I'm in the US. Can I buy the download version from the Europe site? That's the only place I can find it. The US website doesn't exist except for an Amazon store.

Thanks
Steve
02-22-2017, 03:31 PM
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Posted By ibow24

AeroFly Pro help-still available?

Mike,
long story short..got divorced 7 years ago.. she took the computer and everything that went with it.

I want to get back into flying RC and flying the sim. See attached picture. This is all...
02-12-2017, 09:53 AM
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Posted By ibow24

I've been putting it off long enough... If I'm...

I've been putting it off long enough... If I'm ever going to finish this plane I need to figure out how I'm going to mount the cowl and get to it.
02-11-2017, 10:01 PM
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Posted By ibow24

It's not the first gen "birdcage".. It probably...

It's not the first gen "birdcage".. It probably is closest to 1A but guys have been modifying this kit to any version they like. Adding a chin scoop on the cowl, adding scaled exhaust exits at...
01-20-2017, 12:59 PM
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Posted By ibow24

hey Bob, it took a lot of cleaning just to get an...

hey Bob, it took a lot of cleaning just to get an area big enough to build the bench.. You cant see all the "stuff" piled high on the wall mounted bench to right.. UGH!!!! Now I need to organize....
01-19-2017, 02:09 PM
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Posted By ibow24

I was tired of working off of a folding table so...

I was tired of working off of a folding table so I took a break from the Corsair to build a new free standing workbench. My wall mounted bench works great for building but once you get to certain...
01-08-2017, 05:25 PM
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Posted By ibow24

I don't put the choke on a servo. Just use a...

I don't put the choke on a servo. Just use a small rod coming out of the cowl. No real reason other than that's how I've always done. Maybe it's time to rethink it.
01-08-2017, 12:03 PM
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Posted By ibow24

so here is what I came up with for the choke...

so here is what I came up with for the choke operation. Taken from the bottom you can see I cut a slot in the servo arm to fit around the choke lever so it's actually the servo arm moving the choke...
01-08-2017, 06:50 AM
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Posted By ibow24

my instructions were less than accurate...sorry. ...

my instructions were less than accurate...sorry. you click on that 3rd icon from the RIGHT.. a pop up window comes up and "basic uploader" in on the bottom right of that box.

Bob, your pic is...
01-07-2017, 07:22 PM
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Posted By ibow24

hit the 3rd icon from the lest "basic uploader"...

hit the 3rd icon from the lest "basic uploader" "chose file" from computer. find the pic and upload.

I think I have something that will work. I was having a hard time figuring out a way to...
01-07-2017, 01:18 PM
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Posted By ibow24

who has pics of their G62 throttle and choke set...

who has pics of their G62 throttle and choke set up? I'm missing something and can't find any good pics.
thanks
Steve
01-06-2017, 06:35 PM
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Posted By ibow24

thanks guys :rolleyes:

thanks guys :rolleyes:
01-05-2017, 06:40 PM
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Posted By ibow24

Well here is my first attempt at detailing a...

Well here is my first attempt at detailing a dummy radial. As Bob T once famously said to me "It's not stand off scale, it's stand WAY off scale"
It was a lot of work and I had no idea what I was...
01-01-2017, 11:53 AM
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Posted By ibow24

Thanks for your thoughts... Also, after doing...

Thanks for your thoughts... Also, after doing some reading on N magnets heat is their enemy as well so not a good choice for an enclosed cowl.
12-31-2016, 12:48 PM
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Posted By ibow24

I'm using a Tiano dummy radial.. about 12oz glued...

I'm using a Tiano dummy radial.. about 12oz glued to the fiberglass cowl.
question: Do you think 4 strong magnets would hold the cowl in place rather than screws?
12-28-2016, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ibow24

I'm only adding ply on the top trailing edge over...

I'm only adding ply on the top trailing edge over the flaps as Bob T just mentioned. I do have a pretty good size chunk removed for the knuckle of the hinge point...nothing special there.
Today I...
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