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04-03-2018, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Mms_citrus

I didnít know there was something else? What is...

I didnít know there was something else? What is this release film you speak of
04-01-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/36732918_f750_429f_a509_b2973eddd190_5f0ef2e995a35b3ffe13cebd9c38443174e54580.jpeg...
04-01-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By Mms_citrus

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/ec4fc8c3_86c2_4182_97c0_f32799370e37_b2547749fb3223954e758ae4ea481ca43874689e.jpeg
This was when I first applied vacuum. Took a...
04-01-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By Mms_citrus

Peel ply and bleeder cloth questions

i layed up some parts. I know I used too much resin, on. At the time I didnít believe it mattered. A put down peel ply(the econo stuff)and a couple layers of breather bleeder cloth and vacuumed them...
04-01-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Problems lol. So I need to do a bit more...

Problems lol. So I need to do a bit more research. I used way too much resin. Breather material maybe isn’t for absorbing resin? I had so much resin in this that it saturated the breather cloth and...
03-31-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

So vacuum bag doesn’t really stick to resin....

So vacuum bag doesn’t really stick to resin. Score 1for me. I had a couple spots where the breather material got a little stuck for some reason, but that will be ok. I think the bag is usable. I’ll...
03-31-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/fe125b8b_4760_4b5e_9d42_77df5b9b111c_c2b1709bc63e47dd7ab7c592b4e90eb552d3f3bb.jpeg...
03-25-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

yup. Stuff Iíll need eventually anyway. Been...

yup. Stuff Iíll need eventually anyway. Been working on some furniture projects lately. Went to Florida jets yesterday. Iím reinvigorated. Have to finish the furniture stuff but Iíll be starting up...
03-11-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Been experimenting with some different foam core...

Been experimenting with some different foam core layups. Making new cloth templates etc. ordered a bigger vacuum pump. Expanding my work area. Ordered some different honeycomb coring material. Made a...
03-03-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

ive kinda answered it but also itís really temp...

ive kinda answered it but also itís really temp sensitive and the mixing is tricky. You have to mix it practically until it starts expanding. The plane is relatively small so itís hard to pour it all...
03-03-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

I got so upset because the foam shrank in some...

I got so upset because the foam shrank in some areas. Didnít really affect anything but looked like crap and I just couldnít take it lol.
03-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

The pourable foam is my problem. I canít get a...

The pourable foam is my problem. I canít get a good way to pour it all in one pour and still fill out the wings etc. I donít have enough foam to try again. I donít really wanna try it again. I think...
02-28-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

ive been tinkering with it a bit. got all my...

ive been tinkering with it a bit. got all my vacuum bagging supplies in and im messing around with foam types for a true composite layup. will update when some more progress is made. :)
02-21-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

I worked on he plane some more. The wing bonding...

I worked on he plane some more. The wing bonding came out perfect. Iím really frustrated with the foam. I keep telling myself ďscrew it just make it fly and make anotherĒ but Iím having trouble with...
02-18-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mms_citrus

Foam coring questions

I just purchased my vacuum bagging equipment. Iím unhappy with my wet layups. They come out ok, but Iím looking for a more consistent result. Iíve been using expending foam on my small builds to core...
02-16-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

https://youtu.be/SB9Bmz7UOkk ...

https://youtu.be/SB9Bmz7UOkk

https://youtu.be/XI4extW6UV0

https://youtu.be/6tD40OzQmI4

https://youtu.be/VMxTI5TcsFQ
02-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Wing rebuild and main gear doors ...

Wing rebuild and main gear doors
https://youtu.be/14Q16Ua1EDE

https://youtu.be/jWRkXtqEado


https://youtu.be/W1lc3icg2yg
02-14-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

So I went with it anyway. Iím 4 ounces over my...

So I went with it anyway. Iím 4 ounces over my target weight so far. Iím going to keep on plugging away. Gear mounts are done. Iíll see how the rear ones hold up. The remaining pics are all the...
02-13-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mms_citrus

+1 for cut out and spray adhesive

+1 for cut out and spray adhesive
02-12-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

I bombed again on foam.........I panicked and...

I bombed again on foam.........I panicked and didnít mix it long enough. First pours I didnít get barely any expansion. I planned on 3 pours within a minute of each other. Ended up doing a fourth. It...
02-11-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Bonding pics

Bonding pics
02-11-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Iím gonna look into them some more. I bonded...

Iím gonna look into them some more.
I bonded the halves today. Glued in the bulkheads. From looking in thru the foam holes I can see that it looks like the bulkheads has enough putty on them and...
02-09-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Those servos I got are dirt cheap from that...

Those servos I got are dirt cheap from that place. 2.90 a servo. Lol. I paid 5 bucks a piece on amazon. Itís a convenience thing tho with Amazon. The hobby king stuff, like the esc motor and battery...
02-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,606
Posted By Mms_citrus

Havenít done any major work. Just been messing...

Havenít done any major work. Just been messing around with electronics and stuff. Going to do some more stuff tonight, lay up a new bottom. Epoxy came in yesterday and mixing supplies so I am going...
02-09-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mms_citrus

Iíll video the next layup. Iím going to redo the...

Iíll video the next layup. Iím going to redo the bottom half.
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