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Forum: Seaplanes
02-20-2018, 10:06 AM
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Posted By p38nut

Wink I know that its been a long time since I posted...

I know that its been a long time since I posted on here. Things a going a lot better now After the bankruptcy was finished, I actually have money in the bank. Spent 8 years at the Indianapolis...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-24-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

The kit will tell you when the right time to...

The kit will tell you when the right time to begin is.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-24-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

I fell off the radar because I lost my job, got a...

I fell off the radar because I lost my job, got a new one, sold house, got new job, bought new house, new boss fired everyone so lost job, lost house, went bankrupt, moved my wife,myself, a dog and 2...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-29-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

This plane could easily be converted to electric. Hull is cavernous and would be well suited to batteries. Don't know about the finished weight.
Thanks. Mike
Forum: Seaplanes
06-07-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

The wings are unpluggable, although you are also supplied parts and plans for a one-piece wing. Greg's time and materials are definitely worth more than 50-75 buck. Would you cut a kit for that...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-06-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Additional photos of keel/pylon ets.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-06-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Photos of keel with formers added. Really starting to look like a seaplane NOW!!!
Forum: Seaplanes
06-03-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

Forum: Seaplanes
06-03-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Photos of starting the 3/16" sq balsa keels. 2 are needed for sides to form a box onto which the formers slide.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-03-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Phots of the formers. Grain runs in opposite directions to prevent splitting. Titebond was used for added strength.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-03-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Picture of the wing at the tip float end. Mike
Forum: Seaplanes
06-03-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Heres some photos of the stab. Nice laser cutting of all parts and great fit. Mike
Forum: Seaplanes
05-06-2008, 12:22 PM
Forum: Seaplanes
05-06-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

New pictures of the center section all glued up. No problems getting everything to line up. Doing other wing next and the center fuse sections.
Forum: Seaplanes
04-29-2008, 06:58 AM
Forum: Seaplanes
04-29-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

Forum: Seaplanes
04-28-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Got some work done this weekend beside my wife being here to help me move apartments. I'm a Project Manager on a $11Million project. Don't get to be home much, so I build planes! I got to assemble...
Forum: Seaplanes
04-24-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Engines are 2-.30 to .35 or 2-.30 wankels. Engines are setup for engine mounts on to 1/4" ply.
Thanks. Mike
Forum: Seaplanes
04-22-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Here are more of the laser cut parts for the fuse/wing.
Forum: Seaplanes
04-22-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

Here is the start of the wing. Wing is built topside down. Wing tapers up with the topside being flat. Note the laser-engraved part numbers on each piece.
Forum: Seaplanes
04-15-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

You don''t offend me. The best thing to do is to contact Greg directly on the price. A short kit like this is very reasonable, but he and I did some trading, so talking to him directly is the best...
Forum: Seaplanes
04-14-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

RE: 72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

more pictures. You can tell from these pictures the quality of the laser cutting by Greg.
Forum: Seaplanes
04-14-2008, 11:49 AM
Forum: Seaplanes
04-10-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,513
Posted By p38nut

72" Consolidated PBY Catalina build

This is the first post on building a laser cut Plan #105R RC - Consolidated PBY-5A (Catalina) - 72" Wingspan by Fred Novack. This kit was cut for me by Greg Carter at...
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