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Forum: Kit Building
12-15-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Wing tube

GB, really that's where my problem started..
I measured the print for the wing tube !" (didn't even think about measuring the wing socket) Low and behold too small.
Okay plunk out some more...
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Wing tube

I believe that I can do that.
Will let you know how it turns out.

Thnaks,
BB1
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Wing tube

Okay...the socket measures 1 1/16 the hole in the core measures 1 1/4..
Will Gorilla Glue expand that much???

Thanks,
BB1
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Wing tube

I'm sure I can, the tube is the paper kind, not carbon fiber, was just wanting to know if I did fiberglass the tube it wouldn't destroy the tube.

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By BigBird1

Wing tube

I've kinda run into a problem with a set of foam wings.

I had a set of foam wings cut for a Uproar 60, when they were burnt, the wing tube hole for the phenolic sleve was over burnt in...
Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

I bought the kit year ago..it does have a balsa wing parts.
I had a foam wing cut for it..

NSFM
Forum: Kit Building
12-01-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

None...I just want to see If I can do it and it fly...
I'm not fond of bolting on the foam wings.
Takes up less space in my Smart Car....(just kidding)

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

What kind of pics ya need...
Really it's a simple kit...almost build in you're lap.

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

My Big Bingo has almost the same layout..
The wing tube starts at the center of the root rib and goes down towards the bottom of the ribs the further it goes out to give it detherial (mispelled)...
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

The wing will still be below the thrust line.
I just want to raise it enough to fill in the saddle and the bottom where the wing went under the fuse..

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

Thanks for you're help..:)

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

Any opinion on raising the wing 1/2" up on the fuse??

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

The wing panel is 38" the root is 2 1/2" thick
I drew it out this morning on paper. With a 1 1/2" tube at the root their is 1/2" at the top and the bottom of the wing
At 13" (1/3 of the wing...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Kit bashing

It's typical Bridy wing, the wings are tapered, but set flat on top with the taper all on the bottom..
I'll do some measuring later and give the possible weight and get some more advice.
Well, I...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By BigBird1

Kit bashing

Later this winter I'm going to build a Big Chaos with a 30cc gas motor, using a foam wing.
I really want to raise the wing 1/2" and have plug in wings with a wing tube in them through the fuse.
...
Forum: Kit Building
11-15-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 24,257
Posted By BigBird1

RE: It's Building Season, Whats on your bench?

Scratchy Uproar 60...Big Kaos with foam plug in wings.

BB1
Forum: Gas Engines
01-30-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,931
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Mark/Moki G180RC gas engine

The 1.80 would look nice in a Bridi Big Chaos if you are into sport\pattern flying.. On the same note, his "Sticks" fly them selves.

http://www.bridiairplanes.com/index.htm

I've got a...
11-28-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Big Chaos on gas?

I did one up with a RCS180..
Good flier for sport flying with that size motor, ya might want to think about going a little larger than 23cc..

Big Bird1
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 252,348
Posted By BigBird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

I sorta did a search the other day and did one for US1000, They are kinda all over the place, some selling high and some at a reasonable price.
When everyone was selling off their kits and going...
Forum: Kit Building
02-06-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 252,348
Posted By BigBird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

Ahhhhh, I kinda wondered about that.
Kinda fancied the DLE 30, but haven't looked at the measurements of the fire wall and the motor myself.

Thanks,
BB1
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 252,348
Posted By BigBird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

I caught this thread and need to ask a question.

I bought a 1000 kit years ago when GP put them on sale.
It's up next after I finish a Giant Stinger.

Love to use gas motors.
Can...
Forum: Kit Building
01-13-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Thrust line

Finally found out where the thrust line was, sooooooo in went the Poulan 46 converted by Terry at CH a loooong time ago.
Burrrrrrrrr, too cold to take outside and start...wife won't let me start it...
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Thrust line

OUCH. [>:]
I don't care how good ya put em' together, when ya smack the ground, they go back to a kit.

BB1
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Thrust line

Yup, been flown on a G62. BIG and gentle.. As all of Joe''s planes are.
Major problem is it will not stop on a paved runway with the big motor and a 22x10 prop.
This year, I'll be flying off of...
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By BigBird1

RE: Thrust line

Hmm let me rephrase the question.
The fuselage thrust line.

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