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Forum: Marketplace
10-24-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By RagwingFan

still looking for partial roll? let me know. I...

still looking for partial roll? let me know. I have some just not sure how much.can check tonight. 2-3 yrs old but stored in climate
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By RagwingFan

stits lite poly system is wonderful. process very...

stits lite poly system is wonderful. process very similar to full scale but lighter cloth material. I used a few times. it is a more work but perfect for a Cub. you can get rub stitching as well as...
02-06-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By RagwingFan

Commonly you will find pinked tape leading edge...

Commonly you will find pinked tape leading edge wrapped around wing tip and trailing edges as well. This goes the same with the ailerons and other flying surfaces. The taping protects the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,312
Views: 304,921
Posted By RagwingFan

I have bought 2 sets but made sure they were...

I have bought 2 sets but made sure they were reflecting the Cub J-3 with all hardware pictured. I am not sure why they do continue to show a picture of the supercub struts for the basic same price...
Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,312
Views: 304,921
Posted By RagwingFan

you can buy the Hangar 9 Cub struts separately....

you can buy the Hangar 9 Cub struts separately. The part number is HAN4562. It comes with all the fittings and attachments etc. I am currently using a set on a Nosen Citabria 1/4 scale. Little pricey...
Forum: Kit Building
12-25-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,376
Posted By RagwingFan

If you were looking to add a tool, I would go...

If you were looking to add a tool, I would go with scroll saw or table top bandsaw. They will serve you much better for multiple uses.
Forum: Kit Building
12-17-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,376
Posted By RagwingFan

Itís been a while (years) since I built a Sig...

Itís been a while (years) since I built a Sig 1/4. I have built around 6 full and clipped. I donít recall what the plans show. If there is a leading edge view where you a drawing showing the dihedral...
Forum: Kit Building
12-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,376
Posted By RagwingFan

Have you tightened the wing panel to the center...

Have you tightened the wing panel to the center section?
youvwant equal dihedral with left and rightvwings

you may need to dissect the panel from the center section if too much dihedral on the...
12-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 80,867
Posted By RagwingFan

FYI Fiberglass specialties still makes glass cowl.

FYI Fiberglass specialties still makes glass cowl.
12-11-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,924
Posted By RagwingFan

any pics or description? Nosen/A&A Industries...

any pics or description? Nosen/A&A Industries made a 1/4 scale. The wingspan would be close to that. The wing was 3 piece. There were either wooden dowels or metal tubes that sleeved into the center...
12-05-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By RagwingFan

sure looks like a Carl Goldberg Cub. They were...

sure looks like a Carl Goldberg Cub. They were .45 - .60 size. You will not need all the power of a .60. They fly great with a .70 FS. They are very stout with the lite ply fuse construction and dual...
Forum: Kit Building
11-11-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,376
Posted By RagwingFan

coming along nicely. lot of cutting, sanding and...

coming along nicely. lot of cutting, sanding and shaping will all be worth it in the end. The Sig kits are great combo of kit building and some scratch building. IMO, valuable experience for anyone...
Forum: Kit Building
06-05-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,068
Posted By RagwingFan

I had one of these back in 90's. I thought it was...

I had one of these back in 90's. I thought it was a great kit. only thing I would have changed was that i Had an OS 61 on hit. more than it needed and probably accounted for excess weight. It seemed...
Forum: Kit Building
04-30-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By RagwingFan

Looks like the 1/4 Sig Cub. Great kit and great...

Looks like the 1/4 Sig Cub. Great kit and great flying plane. I have built a few versions of that kit.

keep the pics coming
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By RagwingFan

was chasing a crop duster look

was chasing a crop duster look
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By RagwingFan

I built one many years ago with an OS 70 FS. I...

I built one many years ago with an OS 70 FS. I bashed it in design. Still was very fun and aerobatic. Always loved Goldberg kits. Zingers, I flew plenty of them. they worked for me as well as the...
Forum: Kit Building
03-01-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 70,392
Posted By RagwingFan

That's too cool!

That's too cool!
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,422
Posted By RagwingFan

are you using thin or medium? I know it is...

are you using thin or medium?

I know it is personal preference. I use medium to build. limits runs, not perfect though
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By RagwingFan

R91, 1/16 may be a little thin I gotta agree....

R91, 1/16 may be a little thin I gotta agree. after measurements, you will have a better idea what is needed. good luck, not a fun correction especially on a fully sheeted wing
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By RagwingFan

not sure of internal wing structure, have you...

not sure of internal wing structure, have you considered wetting both sides of sheeting of panel that needs twisting (assuming that is issue you are seeing). then lay back on board with weights. you...
Forum: Kit Building
02-22-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,422
Posted By RagwingFan

CFF here's a pic of the bottom of mine. if...

CFF

here's a pic of the bottom of mine. if you look closely, you can see color change in balsa sheeting. that is the point where the sheeting is installed in a cross grain direction....
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,422
Posted By RagwingFan

you know Tom, I was thinking that the other...

you know Tom, I was thinking that the other month. I had bought the 2 larger medium bottles from Tower. That is what I had always built using. It was not setting near as fast. I was thinking to...
02-20-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By RagwingFan

Fiberglass specialties Inc can make a round cowl....

Fiberglass specialties Inc can make a round cowl. They have many sizes. The blisters are made separate though and have a few sizes and designs.check out their website fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com
Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,422
Posted By RagwingFan

Yep Perfect Can open it up It adds a nice...

Yep
Perfect
Can open it up
It adds a nice little detail
when done
Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,422
Posted By RagwingFan

observation window in center section should...

observation window in center section

should not be issue if there is/or you can add plywood brace tying top and bottom spars together for the front opening of the window and back opening of the...
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