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Forum: Kit Building
06-03-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,055
Posted By Lowvoltage

I think you would be very happy building the...

I think you would be very happy building the Flyin' King or the Venture 60. When you open the box and look at the kit and the wood used you will be glad you got it. Instead of building over the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 293,165
Posted By Lowvoltage

That is similar to the way Bruce Tharpe has the...

That is similar to the way Bruce Tharpe has the wingtips installed on the Venture 60. He also adds a triangle shaped piece of 1/4" balsa laying flat at the trailing edge that is sanded to conform to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,100
Posted By Lowvoltage

You might want to read Biplane Secrets. A very...

You might want to read Biplane Secrets. A very good read even if you don't build biplanes.
http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blog/2009/04/17/carl-risteens-biplane-secrets/
01-15-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,560
Posted By Lowvoltage

If it is fabric, and it was doped down to stick...

If it is fabric, and it was doped down to stick it, you might be able to use a blade to lift the edges and then just pull back carefully. If glue was used to stick it, you could use a heating iron...
Forum: Kit Building
12-23-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 84,169
Posted By Lowvoltage

At work we are only allowed to use Lufkin Steel...

At work we are only allowed to use Lufkin Steel tape measures for fabrication and verification. Before building a kit I flatten my plans out. I measure the wing chord and span on the drawings, and...
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 67,530
Posted By Lowvoltage

Tom, did you use 1/16" or 3/32" for leading edge...

Tom, did you use 1/16" or 3/32" for leading edge sheeting and cap strips on the wing?
Forum: Kit Building
10-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 67,530
Posted By Lowvoltage

Hello Tom, I just happen to have the kit and...

Hello Tom, I just happen to have the kit and another wing kit. I bought the wing kit and a set of plans so I could use a Kadet Sr. that I had for 3 channel use(my plans were in the wing kit, and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By Lowvoltage

Jim, they are probably wondering at Horizon what...

Jim, they are probably wondering at Horizon what the heck is going on with the covering issue. I called and left my number. I got a phone call about 10;30 this morning and talked with a tech. He...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-21-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By Lowvoltage

Hello Tom, I will call them this morning. I...

Hello Tom, I will call them this morning. I need to talk with them about the possibillity of picking up material there instead of shipping it to me via Des Moines anyway.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By Lowvoltage

It doesn't have any backing. If you have any of...

It doesn't have any backing. If you have any of the solid color Ultracote you can see the wax paper-like backing material and remove it. This has none.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-20-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By Lowvoltage

I'm reviving this thread because I have a Kadet...

I'm reviving this thread because I have a Kadet Sr. ARF that has been abused and miss-treated. It will fly with more things wrong than you can imagine. Well, I decided to fix it up and show some...
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,501
Posted By Lowvoltage

If you don't have a problem with sanding dust you...

If you don't have a problem with sanding dust you might be interested in a Astro-Hog. Here is a link to an old thread below:
...
Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,501
Posted By Lowvoltage

I had a Kadet Senior with tricycle gear that had...

I had a Kadet Senior with tricycle gear that had been used to carry gliders up. It had a cradle above the wing with a servo to release the glider. It had a Saito .80 4-stroke engine with a 12 oz....
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 293,165
Posted By Lowvoltage

cjet, it looks like your plane is covered with...

cjet, it looks like your plane is covered with Koverall fabric. 5.6 lbs is a good weight for a .40 size engine. Thanks for the information. When I build this one it will be on a diet.
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 293,165
Posted By Lowvoltage

I have had 3 Kadet Seniors, and two will still...

I have had 3 Kadet Seniors, and two will still fly. I have a Senior kit still in the box that has been tucked away for a while. I have read posts from guys claiming to have used Enya .35's to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Lowvoltage

Jeffie, what throttle servo are you using?

Jeffie, what throttle servo are you using?
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By Lowvoltage

The new Kadet Senior Sport does not have...

The new Kadet Senior Sport does not have stick-built fuselage like the kit. It is lite-ply like the LT-40. I have one opened down in the basement. I'm going to use a Saito .56 to power it with. I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,888
Views: 246,065
Posted By Lowvoltage

Kadet MkII, 3 Seniors (one died and 2 survive)...

Kadet MkII, 3 Seniors (one died and 2 survive) and one to be built, LT-40, 1/4 scale Spacewalker to be built, and 1/3 scale Spacewalker to be built. I just opened the box on a Kadet Senior Sport...
Forum: Kit Building
11-22-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 293,165
Posted By Lowvoltage

Thanks for the manual Mike. I have a new Saito...

Thanks for the manual Mike. I have a new Saito 56 waiting for the plane.
Forum: Kit Building
11-21-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 293,165
Posted By Lowvoltage

I have a kadet senior wing kit on back-order at...

I have a kadet senior wing kit on back-order at Sig, and just emailed Becky to see if she could send me the new Sport instead. Her reply was yes. I think using a wing tube will help stop the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,607
Posted By Lowvoltage

Roger, my Dad, Darrell Woolums lived in...

Roger, my Dad, Darrell Woolums lived in Jacksonville from 1969 until about 1990, when he retired. During the time he lived there he built a Corben Baby Ace, Rand Kr-1 & Rand Kr-2. Then, he got the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-31-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,607
Posted By Lowvoltage

Here is a picture of my dad's Ercoupe from back...

Here is a picture of my dad's Ercoupe from back in the 1980's. It is set down at a friends farm outside of Jacksonville, IL. I hope it shows up.
Forum: Kit Building
10-29-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,607
Posted By Lowvoltage

The guy that invented clear coat was a saint.

The guy that invented clear coat was a saint.
Forum: Kit Building
10-28-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,607
Posted By Lowvoltage

I have an Airstream camper. I would hate to...

I have an Airstream camper. I would hate to start polishing that Ercoupe!
Forum: Kit Building
10-21-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,088
Posted By Lowvoltage

My 1/3 Spacewalker came with fiberglass parts.

My 1/3 Spacewalker came with fiberglass parts.
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