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Forum: Kit Building
05-15-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 83,253
Posted By warbdluvr

I agree, theres that aspect as well. I can...

I agree, theres that aspect as well. I can honestly say Ive killed many an hour fighting missions Ill never experience in real life or racing cars I could never afford or own lol. Those hours could...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 83,253
Posted By warbdluvr

I dont think Ill ever be anything but a builder...

I dont think Ill ever be anything but a builder now. I started in the hobby about 25 yrs ago but I always had an interest since seeing this amazing plane buzzing around as a kid. Im in my late 40s...
04-16-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By warbdluvr

I too had the same question when I decided to add...

I too had the same question when I decided to add a 1/5 stand to my stable. First off let me state that Im a builder so I personally dont mind a little extra carving , sanding and maybe a little...
04-03-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,475
Posted By warbdluvr

Very helpful information. Thanks for sharing your...

Very helpful information. Thanks for sharing your efforts. I personally find this thread as well as many others on here to be a great help. Im still learning from everyone here constantly. It seems...
04-03-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,475
Posted By warbdluvr

Its looking great Wally, fantastic job youre...

Its looking great Wally, fantastic job youre doing. I cant wait to get my Texan finished and get my Mustang on the table.
I recently read about someone glassing an airframe with fiberglass cloth...
03-19-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,475
Posted By warbdluvr

Fillets

Many thanks Wally and Chad.
Lots of great information there and thanks for the links. Im going to put that information to good use very soon. I have both the 1/5 pica P-51 and Spitfire waiting their...
03-12-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,340
Posted By warbdluvr

At the moment I have a delta 4" belt with 6" disc...

At the moment I have a delta 4" belt with 6" disc that I use constantly. There are times I wish I had a 1" belt as well. Sometimes with the big sander I kinda feel like Im trying to do brain surgery...
03-11-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,475
Posted By warbdluvr

You wouldnt happen to recall the issue of MAN you...

You wouldnt happen to recall the issue of MAN you saw the Ziroli article in would you? Id be interested in learning a new trick or two and I like how you did your fairings.
Cheers, Kevin
03-09-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,475
Posted By warbdluvr

Fantastic build ! Your work is exceptional. Ill...

Fantastic build ! Your work is exceptional. Ill be watching this for sure as I have the same kit patiently waiting its turn on the table.
10-14-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By warbdluvr

Looking good so far. Ill be watching this build....

Looking good so far. Ill be watching this build. I have the TF offering at the moment but I plan on replacing that with a built Mitchell.
Good luck with the build.
Forum: Kit Building
10-11-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By warbdluvr

I started a little late to the hobby. I always...

I started a little late to the hobby. I always had the desire but just never seemed to get started. I finally got started with a well used ARF. I ended up with a couple more after that and then...
Forum: Kit Building
03-06-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,676
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: You might be a Kitbuilder if...,

LMAO ! I am currently building a skyshark avenger that now has a permanent fingerprint on the former behind the pilot seat. I just figured it was kinda like autographing it lol.
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,676
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: You might be a Kitbuilder if...,

As I was reading these off to my wife and getting a good laugh, she added that you know you're a kitbuilders wife if you know better than to stand in the door of the man cave with nothing but a smile...
02-21-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,796
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Professional Plane Builders

I agree about the hobby gets fun when you start to build. As a kid I started out building plastic airplanes. I remember the fun as my skills increased and I watche my airplanes improve as well. I...
02-12-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 47,233
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: AVRO LANCASTER

I have used EZE Kote on a couple planes now with great results. I admit the first time I used it I almost had a stroke. The first coat on the wings did produce some warping to the sheeting. On the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Thanks for the advice. I've decided to make a couple test structures to experiment on. I'll try one with just dope and the other with dope topped with polyc. Nasty as it sounds but I'll torture test...
02-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 81,117
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: BUD NOSEN 1/4 scale CITABRIA BUILD COMPLETION

Thanks for the great thread. I happen to have one of these gathering dust on a shelf. Nice to know what I'm into before I get started
Forum: Kit Building
02-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Hmmmm, minwax polycrylic. Just happen to have a pail of that on hand.  Thanks for the tip.</p>
Forum: Kit Building
02-09-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Many thanks again Zor.
I was scratching my heat thinking that wetting the fabric couldnt be good and thought that water and dope probably wouldn't be good bedfellows. Then again, when I first...
Forum: Kit Building
02-09-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Thanks again for the help Zor. I'll be building up a small frame to practice on here later today. One other question if I may. I've hear it mentioned about putting the fabric on "wet". Does that mean...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Thanks Zor, I'll do just that.
 One other question I have is about a material I was given. It's apparently some kind of a liner for dresses. It's apparently rayon. It is very light and feels quite...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Point made. Think this is going to be fun.
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,407
Posted By warbdluvr

RE: Cloth coverings?

Wow guys, what a great thread. Thankyou everyone for all the great information. I have a 1/4 Tigermoth that can only be done justice with fabric. I've been sweating about trying it for the first...
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