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Forum: AutoGyros
07-11-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: NEW Wallis WA-116 1/4 SCALE ARF FROM JAPAN TOO!!!

Does anyone have the overall dimensions of the airframe?????
04-28-2004, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Epoxy for lmh corona gearbox

I have used epoxy with denatured alcohol to cover foam wings and other foam parts of planes. I really don't think it will hurt to plug the holes in the gearbox with styrofoam.
04-28-2004, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Epoxy for lmh corona gearbox

Here in the STATES we have WalMart, Lowes, Home Depot, not to mention other stores. In your part of the world, you could try the local hardware store, drug store, or even a sporting goods store,...
04-27-2004, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Epoxy for lmh corona gearbox

You probably could get by with a 1/2 oz of epoxy and several drops of the denatured alcohol. If you don't get it to thin, 5 minute epoxy will act like 30 minute epoxy. REMEMBER-- the thinner it is,...
04-27-2004, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Epoxy for lmh corona gearbox

Several drops of denatured alcohol (not the rubbing type) will thin the five (5) or thirty (30) minute epoxy. It will get as thin as water if to much is used. The alcohol has to evaporate from the...
03-08-2004, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Combat Spad

Nice job on building Charlie. Hope to see you and the plane at the field soon.
12-07-2003, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Sym. Wing Building Tip

Most the pics. I would like to see it.
12-06-2003, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Sym. Wing Building Tip

Thank You. I'm glad you found it useful. Now if it will work on a flat bottom wing; we may have a GREAT tip.
12-03-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Sym. Wing Building Tip

I haven't tried this on a flat bottom wing. Someone mentioned AIRCORE did this. Are AIRCORE wings flat bottomed or sym. But anyway, you would have to put the yard stick inside the wing before gluing...
12-01-2003, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Winter Project

Top View. Before anyone say's the wings are a little short; (LOL) I'm using windows paint program. Like before, by changing the tail feathers and outboard fuselage; you could make a Hornet, Super...
12-01-2003, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Beginner's quest for tool collection/ SPAD startup kit

Maybe a 2-56 and 4-40 dies and die handle. When buying control rods, 36 inch. Then you you can thread your own.
11-30-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Thinking of build ing a SPAD

You might check out post "My 2 Cents". This method is not as fast as "flashing/ca'ing. But for me, its faster then the "goop".
11-30-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By RCWINGS

Winter Project

I have had this project rolling around in my head for sometime now. I know I want have any peace of mind until I try. When I start, I will be asking for some input from the SPAD gang. For now, here...
11-29-2003, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Glossary of 3d terms?

SHOW and TELL website
http://www.geocities.com/festacom/
11-28-2003, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By RCWINGS

Fuel Tank Tip

Did you know a Sullivan round 8 or 10 oz tank would fit into the Canadian vinyl square pipe. With a little measuring, you can cut a hole so the tank hump can be seen. Measure so the tank cap is flush...
11-28-2003, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Sym. Wing Building Tip

Never seen an AIRCORE. I didn't think I was the first one to every use this technique or think of it. Its so simple. Just don't remember seeing it posted in all the time I have followed the SPAD...
11-26-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: Sym. Wing Building Tip

It worked out great. This technique was used in Project: Corro Wonder. About four pages down. You may want to take a Look. The strenght is in the yardstick. If you have ever built a sym. wing, then...
11-26-2003, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By RCWINGS

Sym. Wing Building Tip

Here is a tip for inserting the yardstick into a sym. wing. No gluing of the yardstick is needed. Attached is a drawing of the steps.
11-06-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: My 2 Cents

A wing built using a router(for folding the wing sheet) and using the balsa inserts(for gluing together).
If any one hasn't checked out PROJECT:SPAD WONDER, do. More pic's of wing.
11-06-2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: My 2 Cents

Crushing the flutes with a Phillips screwdriver is the preferred method.(I guess) Have read of some guys using a pizza cutter to crush the flutes. Another guy built a jig to crush the flutes in one...
11-06-2003, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: My 2 Cents

Sorry for the confusion guys. I guess a picture is not worth a thousand words anymore. LOL Written version to go along with picture. Hope this will clarify things.

Things you well need.

TEE...
11-05-2003, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By RCWINGS

My 2 Cents

I have read and followed S.P.A.D for some time now. Used many tips from others. Some worked, some did not. Have had a hard time making wings. Corro is old, flame to hot, flame to close, I'm to slow,...
11-04-2003, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: PROJECT: SPAD WONDER

You could do rudders. When I built the Twin Engine Spad C-38, it had rudders.
11-04-2003, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: PROJECT: SPAD WONDER

Wing Dimensions Added:

Three words on the wing wrap. "ITS A BEAR" to do it the way I did. It looks good (to me) all in one piece. The easiest way would be to cut the wing saddle then add a...
11-04-2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By RCWINGS

RE: PROJECT: SPAD WONDER

To stgrlee's question on "slow flight". My radio has a range of "28 clicks" on throttle. I maintained controllable flight with just 4 clicks of throttle. Remember, 10 oz. fuel tank. The slow flight...
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