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Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By bolar

Have you built a bolt on wing before? Use that...

Have you built a bolt on wing before? Use that as a reference. If not there are two ways I would go.

The first is to have two bolts in the rear of the wing, use hardwood between the ribs which...
12-20-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,271
Posted By bolar

I'll second for Balsaworkbench. I just ordered...

I'll second for Balsaworkbench. I just ordered an Ace 4-20 short kit and everything looks good. I'm finishing up my current project so the 4-20 queued as my next project. The fuse is lite-ply...
Forum: Kit Building
10-25-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By bolar

I use 4B lead in a .5 mechanical pencil. It's...

I use 4B lead in a .5 mechanical pencil. It's soft, you can't bear down on it like you would with regular lead. 4B will mark the softest balsa.
...
12-29-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,059
Posted By bolar

What a shame. That is one of my favorite sites.

What a shame. That is one of my favorite sites.
Forum: Kit Building
11-14-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By bolar

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-28-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,183
Posted By bolar

1/2 mile from the field. Club dues $10.

1/2 mile from the field. Club dues $10.
07-09-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 555,199
Posted By bolar

We need more pics! Also, do you have a link to...

We need more pics! Also, do you have a link to the tank?
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-26-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By bolar

We farm out the food to the Boy Scouts. They...

We farm out the food to the Boy Scouts. They take care of everything so we have one less thing to worry about. They keep everything they make so if your looking for income, probably a bad idea.
01-24-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,059
Posted By bolar

I rated this thread 5 stars, I wish there were...

I rated this thread 5 stars, I wish there were more. Keep up the good work!!
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,819
Posted By bolar

Wait until you get your next Model Aviation. It...

Wait until you get your next Model Aviation. It will have an expiration date on it. It's kind of strange, like looking at your own tomb stone.
04-16-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,985
Posted By bolar

Any updates? :)

Any updates? :)
01-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,985
Posted By bolar

Very nice. Are you going to go with rubber bands...

Very nice. Are you going to go with rubber bands to hold the wing on, or try to devise a way to bolt it on?
01-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By bolar

I'm sure you provided the Lat/Long of your field...

I'm sure you provided the Lat/Long of your field when you chartered your club. I think that's how they figure where your are in regards to NOTAM's. Give them a call to make sure your on their list.
01-04-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 555,199
Posted By bolar

I used the single bracket system and although it...

I used the single bracket system and although it has worked well for a number of years as my planes got bigger and heavier, they put a strain on some of the horizontal brackets (slight bendage). ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-03-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By bolar

As you probably figured out, you will have to do...

As you probably figured out, you will have to do most of the work yourself. Try to get a couple more people interested to help spread the work out a little. All great ideas above. For your first...
Forum: Kit Building
08-04-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By bolar

Four Star 20

Anyone flying a newer Sig Four Star 20? I have a OS FS-26 that I'm looking to drop in. The Sig web site lists this Four Star 20 as EP (but says it can go both ways), so I'm wondering if the...
07-24-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 46,678
Posted By bolar

That looks great. I was wondering, I have used...

That looks great. I was wondering, I have used the Rustoleum silver in the past and found it scratches very easy. Have you noticed anything like that? Thanks.
07-04-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By bolar

I've have had the unfortunate opportunity lately...

I've have had the unfortunate opportunity lately to look into two fail fuel pumps, one a Hobbico I've had for about ten years the second a Sullivan which lasted about three trips to the field. They...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-07-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By bolar

So true! Sometime after our recent winter thaw...

So true! Sometime after our recent winter thaw someone rode a horse(s) around our field and pit area while the ground was still very soft. Some of the hoof print holes are more than 6" deep. It's...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-25-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By bolar

It sounds like you already have it wired up, but...

It sounds like you already have it wired up, but if you got one of these it just plugs in your existing wiring.

...
04-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,785
Posted By bolar

I've been using the white Gorilla Glue a lot. I...

I've been using the white Gorilla Glue a lot. I like it's consistency and set up time.

http://www.gorillatough.com/index.php?page=wood-glue
03-27-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,551
Posted By bolar

From AMA pdf file 911...

From AMA pdf file 911 (http://www.modelaircraft.org/files/911.pdf)

For non-AMA members wishing to experience a “hands-on” model flight, the Academy does allow this, on a one-time basis per person...
12-21-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,965
Posted By bolar

I've got a Sig Field Boss. It's heavy, 14 lbs....

I've got a Sig Field Boss. It's heavy, 14 lbs. empty if I remember correctly. I got four wheels from Harbor Freight, which made it even heavier, but now it's a lot nicer to drag across the field...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By bolar

We have an old PT-40, with a 40 FP and an older...

We have an old PT-40, with a 40 FP and an older 72 mhz radio.that was donated to the club from a member that passed away. We cleaned it up, recovered it and use it mostly for introductory flying and...
09-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By bolar

Background Color

Is there an option to change the background color? The white tends to be a little bright. Thanks
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