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01-30-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 41,930
Posted By sensei

40% Carden Extra 260 on a diet

My old 260 is still alive and well here in 2020.

2008 J.H. Rice Memorial (http://www.icanflyrc.com//JRFlyin/JH_Rice_2008/index.html#Bob260.mp4)

Bob
Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By sensei

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Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By sensei

Slow cure laminating resin, flat table, vacuum...

Slow cure laminating resin, flat table, vacuum bagged to table or in an vacuum envelope. It doesn’t get better than that.

Bob
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-30-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,420
Posted By sensei

I am 64, been flying model airplanes 57 years,...

I am 64, been flying model airplanes 57 years, and 3D for around 23 years now.

Bob
Forum: 3D Flying!
03-14-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,420
Posted By sensei

I am 63 and been building and flying models no...

I am 63 and been building and flying models no for 56 years.

Bob
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By sensei

I recommend the e-flight Apprentice 15- E from...

I recommend the e-flight Apprentice 15- E from Horizon Hobby, I also recommend you find a club in your area and an instructor within that club to get you going on the right path.

Bob
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-10-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,714
Posted By sensei

3 to 4 seconds of aileron flutter is more than...

3 to 4 seconds of aileron flutter is more than enough time to blow the entire wing off the wing tube, looks like they manufactured a strong for you seeing how you were able to get it back on the...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-14-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,470
Posted By sensei

You mean kinda like this? ...

You mean kinda like this?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2205308http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2205309

Bob
02-21-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By sensei

No, I use a small foam roller and roll a light...

No, I use a small foam roller and roll a light but wet coat on the entire foam face, no pooling. I do the same for the sheeting, if there is glass or carbon layups involved, I will roll a light wet...
02-21-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By sensei

Using epoxy resin with the carbon fiber layup is...

Using epoxy resin with the carbon fiber layup is a must if you are to add any real strength to the areas of application. PU with the carbon cloth alone will add almost nothing in strength. I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-21-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By sensei

I agree with Tom. Bob

I agree with Tom.

Bob
02-21-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By sensei

To best answer your questions, can I get just a...

To best answer your questions, can I get just a little information from you. How do intend on applying the sheeting? Vacuum, bricks or other means? What type of adhesive are you going to use? Epoxy...
01-16-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By sensei

Personally I like a 2 to 1 thrust to weight...

Personally I like a 2 to 1 thrust to weight ratio,

Bob
01-12-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,584
Posted By sensei

Hello Pappy, It is my scratch built version...

Hello Pappy,

It is my scratch built version of a 52% Extra 300-SP.

...
01-09-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,584
Posted By sensei

In regards to the Windex method I just cover the...

In regards to the Windex method I just cover the entire airframe with a base color, after that I make thin sheet metal templates of whatever my design criteria is and cut the Monokote colors to suit....
Forum: Beginners
12-16-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,957
Posted By sensei

Rolling circle... What is that old buddy? :D ...

Rolling circle... What is that old buddy? :D

Bob
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-14-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By sensei

Hello Shaun, I understand your point and...

Hello Shaun,

I understand your point and couldn't agree more, but let's assume for just a moment that Matt possess an already flying powered plane (Not a sailplane) that is properly balanced with...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-13-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By sensei

As I stated, all things remaining the same except...

As I stated, all things remaining the same except weight, as the weight goes up, wouldn't the AOA increase to carry the added weight along with raising the wing loading and changing stall speed?
...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-13-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By sensei

What are your thoughts on the effects of stall...

What are your thoughts on the effects of stall speed by adding 1 lbs. to a 20 lb. plane with everything else remaining the same?

Bob
10-21-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By sensei

Yah, but I thought those were paint sticks...:D ...

Yah, but I thought those were paint sticks...:D


Bob
Forum: Sport Flying
10-04-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,470
Posted By sensei

I don't know Johnny Cashburn but I do understand...

I don't know Johnny Cashburn but I do understand his point of view that little airplanes flit. Big airplanes fly. That is so true...

Most guys that fly IMAC, especially in the upper classes spend...
10-04-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,652
Posted By sensei

I would love to see the Mustang 450 kit come...

I would love to see the Mustang 450 kit come back.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2184459

Bob
10-04-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By sensei

Call this guy, he does great work. ...

Call this guy, he does great work.
...
10-04-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By sensei

No, not at all, it may run through the interior...

No, not at all, it may run through the interior from some of the porosity I see in the glass, but after cure just scuff with the 80 grit and continue on.

Bob
Forum: Sport Flying
10-04-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,470
Posted By sensei

"With replies from fellows like Sensei and...

"With replies from fellows like Sensei and Pylonracr I feel like my work here is done."

I think it is time you go back and read from the beginning pal. You asked a generalized question, and I...
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