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01-28-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By r1morris

RE: Stripe stick-um doesn't stay stuck

Had the same happen for a long time . A now departed buddy showed me a simple fix that works like a charm. Use some super thin CA and a toothpick and lay down a very fine bead of CA on both sides of...
11-14-2004, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By r1morris

RE: super chipmonk fuselage

Most of the parts you can get by tracing the side's and top view off the pl;an the lite ply is not hard to get from most balsa /hobby wood suppliers. As long as you saved the firewall the rest should...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2004, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By r1morris

RE: Nylon bolts for landing gear

I think you have to consider several factors when deciding weather or not to use steel screws or nylon bolts on any aircraft. I have used both and have experienced good and bad with both. 1. if the...
01-23-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By r1morris

RE: Propellor Bore/Engine Shaft Clearance?

I have done the same stupid goof a few times myself. My simple fix was to wrap the prop shaft with some plumbers tape the stuff is thin and comes off easy when you change the prop made for a nice fit...
01-22-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By r1morris

RE: propellor shaper

If you can live with wood props contact Zinger I know they have done this kind of work in the past.
01-22-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By r1morris

RE: Wouldn't a Fully Sheeted Stained Plane w/ no Covering Look JUST GREAT

Glassing will make that plane as strong as most others out there and still look good. I remember doing sheeted aircraft with a single layer of silkspan medium grade. It added little...
01-19-2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By r1morris

RE: Wouldn't a Fully Sheeted Stained Plane w/ no Covering Look JUST GREAT

Stain and clear coat have not thought about that in years. Did it with clear dope in the 70's on more then one all wood single channel smaller RC aircraft. Used the old Galloping Ghost setup as I...
01-17-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By r1morris

RE: How to weight or clamp leading edge sheeting?

Here is the method I have used for over 20 yrs I posted it some time ago on RCU.
I now use the same method in making very lite and strong wings for my electrics. Saves time and all the pins and...
12-11-2003, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By r1morris

RE: Guillows - Thomas Morse project

Guillows - Thomas Morse project
Guillows now makes the Thomas Morse in a laser cut kit for $32.00 the perfect setup would be the new micro micro radio gear from Cirrus with a small electric...
11-30-2003, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,164
Posted By r1morris

RE: Flying the marutaka JU 87 Stuka

JU 87 Stuka
Side note 1988 Scale Masters finals Contestant was flying a beautiful Stuka when the engine quit on landing. He slowed it up just a tad to much and it tip stalled and hit the deck...
11-30-2003, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By r1morris

RE: What to do?

I have run into the same situation in the past. My best advise to you. Call him up and tell him come get the plane that you no longer want to be responsible for anything that may happen by you...
11-04-2003, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By r1morris

RE: Windex Method

Barto a very good question?
I had to look in my old regular file cabinet for a formula that works like windex. Here is what I found basically its distilled tap water with a small amount of...
11-04-2003, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By r1morris

RE: Hey where do ya'll get ply

The type of plywood you are referring to is called lite-ply. Goldberg and other kits feature this type. Most balsa suppliers handle small sheets of the product, If you live near a larger...
10-28-2003, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By r1morris

RE: Repairing fabric

Ok a few questions here first. where is the rip is it with or against the grain? in a wing panel or other surface. Next do you have any of the finishing materials left over from building. If you can...
10-28-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By r1morris

RE: Luscombe 8e

There have been some scale Luscombe plans out there. Are you looking to make a model of your aircraft. Please be more specific.
Do you want it to fly as in RC or be a static display model. What...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-28-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,741
Posted By r1morris

RE: Tower bashing.

I use to order from Tower to save the state tax. $%$#@& guys have a shipping center here now so we have to pay tax on the stuff from Tower. Back to the LHS . Oh and I like Macintosh apples while...
10-24-2003, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By r1morris

RE: Citabria Pro and Saito FA 150

Had theCitabria Pro with the older Saito 120 in it . I fly at 2100 feet altitude. The plane with the 120 in it was far from doing any 3D aerobatics but it did everything asked of it at the time. Man...
10-20-2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By r1morris

RE: Nostalgia and the origins of RC flying

Building a 1952 Berkely Brigadier right now. Had one as a kid with an Aerotrol radio the next door neighbor gave me who was entering the service.
The trick was to get it into the air with not to...
10-20-2003, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,155
Posted By r1morris

RE: Dremel Sanding Drums

LMAO nah cuttum down the middle and epoxy them in place on the drum.
This was a joke right?
Forum: Kit Building
10-20-2003, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,326
Posted By r1morris

RE: CGM Eagle II Kit

Over the years I have built 6 of these trainers the Eagle 63 OLd Style and the Eagle 2 New style. At one time the Eagle was the most popular trainer in these parts before the ARF trainers took over....
Forum: Kit Building
10-20-2003, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By r1morris

RE: Vertical Stab off by 16th inch - help!

I have witnessed some pretty beat up Sig Kadets over the years where just about everything was not dead on. they all pretty much took to the air with no big problems other then trim to compensate for...
10-19-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By r1morris

RE: looking for lazy ace by cunningham

RCM still has the plans for $16.00

You might...
10-19-2003, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By r1morris

RE: Gillows converted B29

Guillows kits have been converted to fly as RC . I suggest you have a look in the 1/2 A forum and the electric forums for information.. With the super small electrics and the new micro-micro rc gear...
10-19-2003, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,130
Posted By r1morris

RE: Aeronca C3 ('Flying Bathtub')

A number of years back Balsa USA had a C-3 kit She was good sized and took a 120 four stroke to fly it. The thing was slow and alot of fun to putt putt around the sky. Even put one on floats. To bad...
10-19-2003, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By r1morris

RE: covering too old?

If I recall correctly ultracote plus had a sticky backing on it and was not that popular because it did not stick well to wood structures. It did work well as trim over covering. Try the Balsarite...
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