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Forum: Glow Engines
09-14-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48,581
Views: 2,790,638
Posted By flyingagin

FlyerInOKC, that may not be the best news but it...

FlyerInOKC, that may not be the best news but it is still good news. Glad you are going home.

Ken
Forum: Kit Building
09-12-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 255,925
Posted By flyingagin

I'll add that they sell 1rst class products. I...

I'll add that they sell 1rst class products. I bought a cow, wheell pants and canopy form them for a 1/3 scale Pitts.

Ken
Forum: Glow Engines
09-02-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48,581
Views: 2,790,638
Posted By flyingagin

So very sorry to hear that Hobbsy. Ken

So very sorry to hear that Hobbsy.

Ken
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48,581
Views: 2,790,638
Posted By flyingagin

Did you make a mold of the original cowl, and if...

Did you make a mold of the original cowl, and if so how did you go about it. I.m not a stranger to one off glass cowls, but have never made a mold to make a duplicate cowl. I have a fiber glass cowl...
Forum: Kit Building
08-08-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 255,925
Posted By flyingagin

I've had a near stock Jr and it was more...

I've had a near stock Jr and it was more aerobatic than my senior. Never had a Senorita, so can't directly answer the question. I ended up cutting the jr's wing at the center line to half the...
06-03-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

Spent a couple of hours doing detail work on the...

Spent a couple of hours doing detail work on the P.A. today. It was really hot out there. I had 2 fans blowing on me. As long as I was right in the breeze form them it was tolerable.

I linked up...
06-01-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

Was going to work on my shell today. But the...

Was going to work on my shell today. But the sweat was just dripping off of me. Save that task for tomorrow morning. I did measure the circumference of all of the windows, 85 feet both inside and...
05-31-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

It is covered! Still a bit more Monokote...

It is covered!

Still a bit more Monokote work to do yet, But it is covered.

Those elliptical wing tips were pure hell to cover. The bottom not so bad, but the top, holy cow!

And I found a...
05-28-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

I forgot to add to the last post,that as I...

I forgot to add to the last post,that as I covered the fuse sometimes I would have a small piece of Monokote or once balsa that I trimmed would find it way into the fuse and then to the windshield...
05-28-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

The fuse is finally ready to receive the tail...

The fuse is finally ready to receive the tail feathers. Oh Yeah it's also covered.

I had to cut out small curved pieces of Monokote to fit all of the gussets. A real royal pain. They were easy to...
05-20-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

After I finished work on the shell yesterday I...

After I finished work on the shell yesterday I was hurting pretty bad. Long time going to sleep even after taking something for the pain. Today I was sore and and tired, so did not work on the shell....
05-19-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

I removed the clamps from the windshield today....

I removed the clamps from the windshield today. That is all I got done on the plane. The bottom of the windshield were it joins the fuse seems to be a solid joint, but I think I will add a narrow...
05-18-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

The weather report said more rain today, so I did...

The weather report said more rain today, so I did not go get the last 3 sheets of ply I need for the shell. So while there was no rain I pushed the shell outside and worked on covering the P.A. tail...
05-17-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

I got in some time on the P.A. today when I...

I got in some time on the P.A. today when I paused for a day or 2 on my other project. The other project is a camper shell for my pick up truck. I wanted to think something thru really well before I...
05-08-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,969
Posted By flyingagin

I need to get back to the 2 builds (airplanes) I...

I need to get back to the 2 builds (airplanes) I have going. I have the glue for the windshield and the plastic. The plane is ready fro the next step which is the windshield.

I have an order in...
05-08-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

I need to get back to the 2 builds (airplanes) I...

I need to get back to the 2 builds (airplanes) I have going. I have the glue for the windshield and the plastic. The plane is ready fro the next step which is the windshield.

I have an order in...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-07-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48,581
Views: 2,790,638
Posted By flyingagin

Dead Man Walking! Ken

Dead Man Walking!

Ken
04-24-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

Finished fiber glassing the wing center section....

Finished fiber glassing the wing center section. I also glass the removable part of the engine cowl The 2 bends towards the top got 2 layers of 4 ounce glass The wing dihedral joint have 2 layers as...
04-22-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,158
Posted By flyingagin

Mom was buried. They allowed 2 in to view her...

Mom was buried. They allowed 2 in to view her (every body wear mask)and then took the casket to the plot while everybody stayed in there car and watched them lower it. And that is how it is done...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-12-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48,581
Views: 2,790,638
Posted By flyingagin

2 strands is a close call! I had a all wood...

2 strands is a close call!

I had a all wood 2 car door that swung up to open, come down on me. The hinge mechanism failed on the side I was lifting from. Man I tell you that bloody hurt. other...
04-03-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By flyingagin

Thanks for that link. It is now bookmarked ...

Thanks for that link. It is now bookmarked

Ken
04-03-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By flyingagin

Be awhile before I am ready to try anything. I...

Be awhile before I am ready to try anything. I have a move cross country coming up in a few months.
Hubs used to be available for conversion. But not any more So if a person can learn to do it...
04-02-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By flyingagin

That is great. I have similar lath and a 30cc...

That is great. I have similar lath and a 30cc Ryobi plus a 42cc Pulon (spelling???) mostly stripped down. I may have to give that a try.

Zero metal lath experience

Ken
04-02-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,969
Posted By flyingagin

Thanks Andy It was expected. My wife and I...

Thanks Andy

It was expected. My wife and I took care of her the last few years even as it got harder to do. It is still not known if or what kind of funeral can be done. Virus.

For now I put...
04-02-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,969
Posted By flyingagin

Mom passed away last night in her sleep,...

Mom passed away last night in her sleep, peacefully in her sleep

Ken
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