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Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,645
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Posted By Memphisflier

Tony, I have made some progress. I got the...

Tony, I have made some progress.

I got the wing completely sheeted. That was not easy! I had a tough time getting the sheeting glued down along the LE. I even had my wife help. Luckily I had some...
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

Bob, I built a Cub a few years back and wasn't...

Bob, I built a Cub a few years back and wasn't careful about storing during the build. It warped badly. I wet it well, hung the warped half off the end of the table and hung a light weight from the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

I decided to go with the 662 struts and the 3 1/2...

I decided to go with the 662 struts and the 3 1/2 inch wheels. I figured the beefier struts and larger wheels might come in handy flying off a grass. After my epoxy cures on the other gear, I'll come...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

Here's a video of the RIGHT main gear: ...

Here's a video of the RIGHT main gear:

https://youtu.be/OdSRzRbhr3g
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

It sounds like we dropped the gear to about the...

It sounds like we dropped the gear to about the same depth into the ribs. I'll revisit the gear door option! Did you go with the 85 or 90 degree retracts? It seems maybe the 90 degree gear would've...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

I did my aileron bays differently than the flaps....

I did my aileron bays differently than the flaps. I ran my rails along the ribs. I'm reusing some aileron hatches from a H9 corsair I crashed last year as they were the perfect fit and angled so the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 612,292
Posted By Memphisflier

Hey Big T, I started this P-51 a few weeks ago...

Hey Big T, I started this P-51 a few weeks ago and I'm currently fitting the retracts in each wing. This is my plan to build this plane:

I found and old, but NIB, OS 120 pumper on RCU for power...
10-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Memphisflier

I've been using a Turnigy Nano-tech 2500 mAh 3S...

I've been using a Turnigy Nano-tech 2500 mAh 3S lipo for two months in my Futaba 6EX Tx. Works great and no problems.
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,092
Posted By Memphisflier

I don't think that video disproves the spiraling...

I don't think that video disproves the spiraling slip stream theory. Are you expecting to see the smoke spiral like a cork screw? I've been flying professionally for 20 years; everything from a C152...
11-02-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Memphisflier

GP 40-sized J-3 Cub - Clipped or full-scale?

Hey everyone. I'm building my first Cub. I have the Great Planes 40-sized Cub with an OS 70 Surpass. In the instructions, they recommend for scale flight the full wing and a small 4 stroke. And for...
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