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Forum: Scale Racing
08-18-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Iron Dog

"Yes please," Andy!

"Yes please," Andy!
Forum: Scale Racing
07-22-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Iron Dog

Looks very interesting, Ben! I love the CNC...

Looks very interesting, Ben!
I love the CNC accuracy of everything; and applaud your efforts in helping racers, that don't like to build, to have some alternatives towards "staying in-stock" with...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-18-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Iron Dog

Sunday, I spoke to a couple guys that have raced...

Sunday, I spoke to a couple guys that have raced with Saito engines out at the SAM field:

Tom has run Saito .72 and .82s in Bronze, and used a 1.25 in Silver. He invert-mounted each of them. He...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-15-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Iron Dog

Sometimes I have to pinch the fuel line . . . ...

Sometimes I have to pinch the fuel line . . . Other times, I do not.

I will attempt to explain:

With most of my YS engines, if everything is working ideally, when I cut my throttle to land...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-13-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Iron Dog

I felt bad about not being able to give you any...

I felt bad about not being able to give you any specific, direct product links; so I did a little research this afternoon. While I have not personally used the following specific products, I did find...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-13-2022, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Iron Dog

Hope that helped, Erv. Good luck with your...

Hope that helped, Erv. Good luck with your set-up; and if you have any follow-up questions, I will do my best to answer them.

Ollie
Forum: Scale Racing
01-13-2022, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Iron Dog

Erv, I was not at that race, so unable to...

Erv,

I was not at that race, so unable to know exactly what you saw; but I have been racing warbirds since 2004, believe I understand what you are referring to. I have used a few different brands...
Forum: Scale Racing
01-07-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Iron Dog

On the first post, Ben put a link to the...

On the first post, Ben put a link to the "warbirdracing.org" website. If you click on the link, it will take you to that page.
Click the "Rules" tab, and you will find more specific answers.
...
Forum: Scale Racing
12-30-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 992
Posted By Iron Dog

I am really loving the idea of the Pylon Racing...

I am really loving the idea of the Pylon Racing Workshop on March 13th; to help any pilots that might be considering getting into this aspect of the hobby ease into it, gain confidence, and get them...
Forum: Scale Racing
07-22-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,815
Posted By Iron Dog

I am currently running an OS .55AX in my WM T-34...

I am currently running an OS .55AX in my WM T-34 that has bad bearings, and am still capable of breaking-out. In the SAM series race, I (unfortunately) twice broke-out with times of 2:29.2 and...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-13-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,282
Posted By Iron Dog

CONGRATULATIONS on your wins, Ben and Andy! Well...

CONGRATULATIONS on your wins, Ben and Andy! Well done, guys.

- Ollie
Forum: Scale Racing
09-10-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

I like the idea of using clear packing tape for...

I like the idea of using clear packing tape for the fabrication of wing fillets. Should be faster and easier to apply than either plastic wrap or Monokote. Thanks for the tip, Scott! I’ll use it on...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-09-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

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Both doors sanded.
...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-09-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Again, this past weekend was too hot and with...

Again, this past weekend was too hot and with very hazardous air quality, so Tim and I had to postpone again. But after two days since lay-up of the gear doors began, I went out into the shop...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-09-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

"Brilliant minds think alike," Mike! I...

"Brilliant minds think alike," Mike!

I haven't used that method for this purpose before, but that is very similar to Tim's technique, as well. (However, I have placed plastic wrap conforming to...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-09-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Thanks for your kind support and continued...

Thanks for your kind support and continued encouragement, Mike!

Once each of our fairings were sanded to our liking, the next step we took was to make fiberglass main gear doors:

I made a...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

And, uses my sanding drums to touch-up the...

And, uses my sanding drums to touch-up the fairing around the tail section (as I described earlier).

...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Tim still finishes it off, by hand. ...

Tim still finishes it off, by hand.


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...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

I choose to do the job "Old-school" with a...

I choose to do the job "Old-school" with a sanding block . . . (Both ways work great.)

...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Finally, we are able to catch a break. We get...

Finally, we are able to catch a break. We get to work, sanding off most of the micro-balloons to smooth the fairing into a clean transition.

. . . Tim starts with a power sander . . . (The key...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Our intent was to let them sit and cure until the...

Our intent was to let them sit and cure until the following weekend when we could meet-up again. But the excessive heat wave continued, and regular 105 -109 degree temps extended that cure time to a...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Now mine . . . ...

Now mine . . .

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Forum: Scale Racing
09-08-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

To make the fairing to blend the wing into the...

To make the fairing to blend the wing into the rear of the fuselage, Tim and I each used one metered pump of West Systems laminating resin in a wide, shallow 3 1/2 oz. soufflé cup, and mixed-in...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-04-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Tim's will be even more so. He is equipping his...

Tim's will be even more so. He is equipping his with the YS .80.
Forum: Scale Racing
09-03-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 34,423
Posted By Iron Dog

Now I mark and cut clearance holes for my exhaust...

Now I mark and cut clearance holes for my exhaust and High-speed needle-valve extension in a similar manner to Tim.
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