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Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Mate, just be careful it's not a really old dried...

Mate, just be careful it's not a really old dried out kit. Our Melbourne summers can get bloody hot in a tin shed where they are often stored. You may need to use conventional wood glue.
I have the...
Forum: Kit Building
08-09-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,581
Posted By 3136

Hey Calvary, nice idea !!! I wish someone paid me...

Hey Calvary, nice idea !!! I wish someone paid me to build planes. Seriously, there are that many ARF models around you would need to find someone VERY VERY fussy who wanted a particular model that...
Forum: Kit Building
07-24-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By 3136

I have one of those kits put aside for my son,...

I have one of those kits put aside for my son, (he's only three) when we build it, I'll probably include ailerons, but you don't need them.
One other glue you need for high stress areas is 2 part...
Forum: Kit Building
07-22-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By 3136

Have a look through these mate. ...

Have a look through these mate.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/11586530-first-time-kit-building-sticky-needed.html
...
Forum: Kit Building
07-13-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By 3136

Just put the epoxy bottles in the fridge, it will...

Just put the epoxy bottles in the fridge, it will be a bugger to squeeze out, but it will be plenty thick and tacky, plenty should stay on to do the job.
You could use a long stick to dab some globs...
Forum: Kit Building
06-22-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Hey Foodstick if you go back to page 14, post 335...

Hey Foodstick if you go back to page 14, post 335 and keep reading the following posts there are a few ideas that may help.

Awesome Dr1 Art.
Forum: Kit Building
06-17-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By 3136

Hi Matt, that's interesting, thanks for that. I'd...

Hi Matt, that's interesting, thanks for that. I'd love to have a kestral, but it requires way more time than I could dedicate.
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Dunno what covering you have, if a shrink on type...

Dunno what covering you have, if a shrink on type like solartex, have you tried warping it back into shape with an iron?
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By 3136

Hi Matt, I have seen your posts here and there a...

Hi Matt, I have seen your posts here and there a few times and often wondered what your avatar picture was, is that a pet Owl?
Forum: Gas Engines
06-13-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By 3136

I had no idea people went to such lengths, I just...

I had no idea people went to such lengths, I just leave mine on the rack, and pull it out when needed again.
We don't have ethanol blended petrol here, you have to seek it out if stupid enough to...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By 3136

Once a few old timers start falling off the...

Once a few old timers start falling off the perch, their wives and kids will sell off the kits, when enough true builders keel over, the prices will drop away.
By then we'll all be too bloody old to...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Outstanding work there Michael, if you had the...

Outstanding work there Michael, if you had the backdrop in the photo right it would easily look like a full scale, you wouldn't know it was a model.
I hope someone gives you a lift to that event, it...
Forum: Kit Building
05-20-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Hi there PT19, I used Aluminium flashing from the...

Hi there PT19, I used Aluminium flashing from the hardware store, it comes in a roll and it's pretty thin. It's easily cut with scissors. For the burnishing I patiently put a bit of sandpaper on my...
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By 3136

Sorry mate, I don't have the plans, I just found...

Sorry mate, I don't have the plans, I just found that pic on the net as I recognised the plane.

Maybe ask this fellow if he still has his http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemid=960923...
Forum: Kit Building
01-24-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By 3136

looks like a Balsa USA Tempo II. Is it 60" w/s?...

looks like a Balsa USA Tempo II.
Is it 60" w/s?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2143347
Forum: Gas Engines
01-24-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,884
Posted By 3136

HaHaha looks like someone got out of the wrong...

HaHaha looks like someone got out of the wrong side of the bed today. Boosting post count isn't something I consider, sorry for trying to help someone that came across as a newbie, these engines...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,884
Posted By 3136

I assume you have tried new spark plug and ign...

I assume you have tried new spark plug and ign battery and taken out any kill switch (if fitted)
Failing that, I would just buy a brand new carb, someone at your club may have a spare you could...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 324,265
Posted By 3136

Hey fellas, I want to put another kit aside for...

Hey fellas,
I want to put another kit aside for my son, just wondering what is the nicest flier, I'll end up building it, not fussed about how hard the build is, just looking for the best flying...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

Hey Rich, sorry to hear about that mate. Listen...

Hey Rich, sorry to hear about that mate. Listen to what the doc says though, they often tell you all the things you don't want to hear, but need to hear.

I've had very little time for rc stuff...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-05-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By 3136

x2

x2
Forum: Gas Engines
01-05-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By 3136

Looks like the 100 hub is the same as the V1 111....

Looks like the 100 hub is the same as the V1 111.
http://www.dlenginesaustralia.com/dlshop/engine-parts/dl100-dl111-prop-hub-assembly-p705.html
I'm sure a hobby shop closer to you will stock them
Forum: Kit Building
09-25-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By 3136

You can buy them from BUSA directly ...

You can buy them from BUSA directly
http://shop.balsausa.com/category_s/159.htm
$6.62
Forum: Kit Building
09-21-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By 3136

Hi PT19, the g26 will be fine. I personally...

Hi PT19,
the g26 will be fine.
I personally think it's a strait forward kit to build, but there is a fair bit to do being a biplane.
Just read through the whole book first, then when starting the...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-12-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By 3136

Intermittent electrical problems are a real...

Intermittent electrical problems are a real bugger to find.
I pulled my hair out with one engine which was fantastic one day and wouldn't start the next.
After wasting numerous trips to the field...
Forum: Kit Building
09-05-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,341
Posted By 3136

I beefed up heaps of things in my 1/4 pup build...

I beefed up heaps of things in my 1/4 pup build which in hindsight was silly, mine is 20lb and flies just fine.
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