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Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,992
Posted By carddfann

Color

Beautiful job! What shade of gray did you use for fuse?
After completion, how much did it weigh dry?
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By carddfann

Beautiful job! I have a Liberty Sport kit I'd...

Beautiful job! I have a Liberty Sport kit I'd like to start soon. What shade of grey is the fuselage and how much did your scaled out plane weigh empty tank?...Gary
08-22-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By carddfann

Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I went out...

Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I went out and got a carpenters square. Still have to eyeball it a little to get the LE perpendicular to the square, but it works and gets me in the ball park.
08-20-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By carddfann

Measuring CG on a symmetrical wing.

Hey there, got a basic question about locating CG. If you have a flat or nearly flat bottom wing, measuring CG from the leading edge is easy. If you have a symmetrical wing and say the plans call for...
06-22-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,175,135
Posted By carddfann

Hello fellow Waco fans. Got a question. I have an...

Hello fellow Waco fans. Got a question. I have an old Dave Platt 60 size (1/6 scale) YMF Waco that I'm almost finished with. I scaled it out and covered it with Sig Koverall and dope with paint trim....
Forum: Glow Engines
03-24-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Hey guys, I found a 60 size tilt up quiet...

Hey guys,

I found a 60 size tilt up quiet muffler. It appears the cylinder section is press fit into the cast front piece and/or with adhesive. There are no screws. I got it factory new still in...
02-28-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By carddfann

Applying Butyrate Dope to Plastic

Hey guys,

I'm using .010" styrene sheet for fuselage panels for added scale. The rest of the model is covered in koverall and I'll be using traditional dope. However, I found that the butyrate...
01-02-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By carddfann

I'll just have to do that and live with it. More...

I'll just have to do that and live with it. More America Off Line problems. I hate AOL!
01-02-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By carddfann

Thanks, but I am using Chrome already. Still...

Thanks, but I am using Chrome already. Still having problems.
01-02-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By carddfann

Hi, Anybody ever find a solution to this...

Hi,

Anybody ever find a solution to this problem? It just started happening to me with AOL. I can't communicate with anyone on the classifieds so I lost out on something I wanted to buy. :mad:...
10-21-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 209,516
Posted By carddfann

Wonder if fixed wing and traditional copters will...

Wonder if fixed wing and traditional copters will be required to register? What really is a definition for drone? Those who will have to enforce it will have to know the difference. Instead of...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-06-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Anyone here anything out of Fox lately? Website...

Anyone here anything out of Fox lately? Website is still down. I see Tower Hobbies still has stock on their glow plugs and a few other small items. Is Fox still making glow plugs? My LHS still has...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Thanks, but I prefer tilt down.

Thanks, but I prefer tilt down.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Hobbsy, That's what I figured it was since I...

Hobbsy,
That's what I figured it was since I could see thru to the front piece meaning there was no baffle to block my view. I took a chance when I bought it because I had no time to research it...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-06-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

I think they are removable but very tight.

I think they are removable but very tight.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-05-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Hey guys. I never had a Fox quiet or quickie...

Hey guys. I never had a Fox quiet or quickie muffler. I picked up one the other day and fits my 45/46. The quickie and quiet mufflers seem to look pretty much the same on the outside. Mine has a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

Unfortunately, staying in this hobby will...

Unfortunately, staying in this hobby will probably mean most of us will end up with cheap Chinese powerplants of somekind - either fuel or electric. I have enough glow engines for my fleet though...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-22-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,161
Views: 413,326
Posted By carddfann

I noticed the Fox site is down for maintenance...

I noticed the Fox site is down for maintenance today. Wonder what's going on and what the site will be like when it comes back up. I wonder if they'll mention their current situation or have...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,494
Posted By carddfann

I saw where Sport Pilot called Fox today and...

I saw where Sport Pilot called Fox today and posted on the Fox thread that they won't be making engines any time soon unless demand improves. I thought it was worth noting that the lady he spoke with...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,494
Posted By carddfann

About a year ago, I was in our small town library...

About a year ago, I was in our small town library and saw they still had some books but the newest was published in the 80's. Our local hobby shops carry magazines where sometimes they have...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,494
Posted By carddfann

I noticed on Tower that they seem to be winding...

I noticed on Tower that they seem to be winding down all the Foxproducts including plugs, spinner nuts, reamers, etc. I might be wrong butthat's what it looks like to me. If Fox is getting completely...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,494
Posted By carddfann

I have a couple of Fox 45's. They have been very...

I have a couple of Fox 45's. They have been very reliable year after year.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-19-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,290
Posted By carddfann

I still have some Comet kits in my shop. A lot of...

I still have some Comet kits in my shop. A lot of people these days are converting those little Comet and Guillows rubber kits to RC. Not uncommon to see a 16" WS warbird with full house controls,...
Forum: Beginners
01-12-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,787
Posted By carddfann

Sometimes I've had to use just a little CA to...

Sometimes I've had to use just a little CA to hold my engine to mounts until I get the engine located on the firewall and centered with the cowling. One drop of CA per each side of the engine usually...
Forum: Beginners
01-11-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,787
Posted By carddfann

One of the guys here suggested learning to fly...

One of the guys here suggested learning to fly with a cheap arf or used trainer. That's good advice these days because they are so cheap compared to what kit building was and is today. Full kit costs...
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