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Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Actually - scratch what I said in the previous...

Actually - scratch what I said in the previous post... maybe reversing them was the correct thing to do (so flatter tapper is on the top, opposite to what the plans show). We no longer have our full...
Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

I am looking at the plans right now and the...

I am looking at the plans right now and the profile of my assembled wing tip. I think your interpretation is correct - taper toward the top of the plans should go toward the top of wing. This makes...
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Great to know. Thank you for passing this along!

Great to know. Thank you for passing this along!
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Top of fuselage separated after 28 years. Note -...

Top of fuselage separated after 28 years. Note - I just added solid 3/32 balsa to the two bulkheads that called for simple triangles. This helped with planking. ...
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

"Hi all. What ever became of this build? I am...

"Hi all. What ever became of this build? I am planning to build one from RCM 1123 plan ( Robert Sweitzer ) this winter, as the Cessna 120 that I took my pilot training in years ago. Curious to see...
Forum: Kit Building
03-26-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Ribs anyone?

I finally got the full set of ribs for the GB Extra 300 setup in the Cricut program. I can now make identical copies of the originals - and quite quickly. In the spirit of Alan's efforts to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,601
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Excellent idea - thinking about how to retrofit...

Excellent idea - thinking about how to retrofit something similar under my table. I currently have my balsa randomly scattered throughout and never remember what I need or have. Is that an air...
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,601
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Absolutely love the fact that as part of your...

Absolutely love the fact that as part of your building bench, you included cubby holes to keep sheet balsa and stick flat. I need to consider something like that!
Forum: Kit Building
03-03-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Well done Alan!!! I was thinking about building...

Well done Alan!!! I was thinking about building my second Extra from a kit I still have, but might try scratch building one from the plans you are developing! I will break open the kit and send you...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Sounds like a great project. I am scratch...

Sounds like a great project. I am scratch building a 1/4 scale Cessna 140 from plans - sure wish I had it when cutting out ribs! I am still trying to work out the best way to bring in files to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Hi Alan - just emailed you the scans of the ribs...

Hi Alan - just emailed you the scans of the ribs and their dimensions. Let me know if you need anything else. The Cricut Maker is perfect for modeling. After spending years of being bored at...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Hi Alan, Wow - looks like you matched nearly...

Hi Alan,

Wow - looks like you matched nearly perfectly! Sheet 2 will be dropped in the mail tomorrow. Also, I would be happy to send you scans of all ribs, with dimensions so that you can...
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Yes - the latest model (the Maker) can cut balsa...

Yes - the latest model (the Maker) can cut balsa with the "knife blade" attachment (essentially a commercial x-acto blade) with ease. This model came out last year.
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Inspired by Wizard..... (and the others whom...

Inspired by Wizard..... (and the others whom recommended that we need templates, etc for this particular bird),

I decided to scan rib #8, and traced that scan in PowerPoint. I then imported that...
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Hi Wizard, Where are you located? I have three...

Hi Wizard,
Where are you located? I have three originals of sheet 2. Send me a PM with address.

​​​​​​Best, Scott.
02-16-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,250
Posted By ExtraCGScott

I also have a Maker. I use Monokote trim sheets...

I also have a Maker. I use Monokote trim sheets and use the Maker to cut out any custom decals I want. It cuts them perfectly - never an issue. I also have cut large 3/32 balsa ribs. They also...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

fuselage

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20180813_154618_f879fe27c6c4371b137cd43369d0fada0f835ca9.jpg...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

more progress

After hanging the wings, I went on to begin planking the fuselage.
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Some progress

It has been a while, but am thinking about where I left off last summer. Here are a few pictures of current...
08-11-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,344
Posted By ExtraCGScott

I would love to see a great classic company like...

I would love to see a great classic company like Balsa USA or Sig buy and secure the Monokote line from Horizon Hobbies...
Forum: Kit Building
07-31-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,940
Posted By ExtraCGScott

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180731_223002_8f27d33f35326d5f946922f3fb4ebb78c66579fb.jpg
I am scratch building Burnis Field's version of the Cessna 140. I...
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

I have a better idea - you could put “Bear Down...

I have a better idea - you could put “Bear Down and Out for the Count” on the wings, and have a Bear lit on fire as it is crashing on to the gridiron of Lambeau field!! (Just kidding - your idea is...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Great to see this thread with some new life! ...

Great to see this thread with some new life! Great progress - keep it light, and it will land slower than a trainer! This is video of mine taken this Thanksgiving (40 degrees F).
...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,743
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Post removed (sorry, wrong thread!)

Post removed (sorry, wrong thread!)
Forum: Kit Building
09-01-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 267,119
Posted By ExtraCGScott

Hi Guys, Trying to give this important...

Hi Guys,

Trying to give this important thread some life! I won an Ebay bid and will soon be the proud owner of another CG extra kit!! My goal is provide my 20-year old Extra a brother. I am...
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