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Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By tcrowson

Do a search online for Angle Plate there are a...

Do a search online for Angle Plate there are a multitude of places that have them. Shars Tool has them a whole lot cheaper than Micro Mark. A machined finish is good enough for our purposes without...
04-22-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By tcrowson

Rusty, There is no reason you cannot use a ply...

Rusty,
There is no reason you cannot use a ply brace wing joiner enclosed in a box structure. The Telemaster has lots of lift so weight should not be a major concern. Whichever route you go solid...
04-21-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By tcrowson

Rusty, I suspect that your flagpole aluminum is...

Rusty,
I suspect that your flagpole aluminum is most likely too soft an alloy to work safely. Where in Houston are you located? I live in Seabrook and am willing to assist in any way I can. I may...
10-18-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By tcrowson

Depending on the hole size you want Harbor...

Depending on the hole size you want Harbor Freight sells a 9 size punch set which will punch holes from 1/8" to 3/4" diameter the
the stock/sku # is 95547.
Tas
Forum: Gas Engines
05-28-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By tcrowson

Dan Screw data would appear to indicate 4 each...

Dan
Screw data would appear to indicate 4 each 6mm diameter 1 mm pitch 12 mm long
Tas
04-07-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By tcrowson

Where in Houston are you? I am in Seabrook and...

Where in Houston are you? I am in Seabrook and have 2 cans (age unknown) you can have.
E-mail [email protected]
Tas
Forum: Kit Building
07-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By tcrowson

Check the 1/4 scale L-19 build thread on the...

Check the 1/4 scale L-19 build thread on the Warbird forum, it shows how to make jigs for the root middle and tip ribs this will ensure that both wing halves are absolutely the same. Mark the rib...
03-11-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By tcrowson

If you can't find a replacement from TF I would...

If you can't find a replacement from TF I would carve a mold from wood and glue it to a form that will fit into a suitable plastic bottle and then shrink the bottle with a heat gun. Then cut the part...
11-14-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By tcrowson

Look inside at the flat area in the nose of the...

Look inside at the flat area in the nose of the spinner, if it is a Tru-Turn it will have TRU TURN stamped there.
Tas
Forum: Gas Engines
10-05-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By tcrowson

There is a possibility I could fabricate a mount...

There is a possibility I could fabricate a mount for you. I am in Seabrook Tx. e-mail [email protected]
Tas
02-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By tcrowson

Al T 6061 aluminum would be the material of...

Al
T 6061 aluminum would be the material of choice, however having one made at a machine shop would be a expensive proposition, a hobby machinist if you can find one in your area might work.
Your...
02-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,200
Posted By tcrowson

As for the landing lights on my L-19 I used...

As for the landing lights on my L-19 I used reflectors from AAA size mini mag flashlights and made the window from plastic softened with a heat gun and formed around the leading edge of the wing. As...
12-08-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By tcrowson

I found the Duo-Bro drivers a little short so...

I found the Duo-Bro drivers a little short so made this long driver from a cut off ball driver silver soldered into a rod. A piece of heavy wall brass tubing from the LHS could be used in place of...
12-07-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By tcrowson

I made a long extension with a cut off ball end...

I made a long extension with a cut off ball end hex wrench silver soldered into a 1/4 inch rod and made small access holes in the baffle.

Tas
06-30-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 245,957
Posted By tcrowson

RE: 25% Cessna L-19/0-1 Bird Dog build

Joe

If you built the wing with the bottom down and flat you may have a problem as the top of the wing is flat and the bottom of the wing tapers up from the rib at the outboard end of the flap...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-17-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By tcrowson

RE: center of gravity for H9 UltraStik 120(not lite)

Checked my manual it lists 4 3/8 to 4 7/8 back from the leading edge of the wing.

Tas
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Futaba transmiter foam replacements

Be careful of the foam you choose, some will break down and leave a gummy mess which will corrode and ruin any metal that comes in contact with it. This comes from sad experience. I have not...
01-22-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Evolution 26 ARF suggestions

If you desire a large easy flier the SIG Rascal 110. I have one eith the Evolution 26 and it flies great.

Tas
11-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,923
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Looking for Royal Murataka Cessna L-19 Bird dog engine cowling

I do not recall exactly how I modified his cowl but I do not think it was particulary difficult. Trimed with a dremel and added fiberglass cloth where needed.
Good luck with yours.

Tas
11-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,923
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Looking for Royal Murataka Cessna L-19 Bird dog engine cowling

The 1/5 scale cowl for the Vallencort can be adapted I have uploaded 2 pictures of mine.

Tas
01-13-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Wanted: Source for strut material for 1/4 scale Vailly L-19 Bird Dog

Skkidman

If you check a real L-19 you will find that the struts are not airfoiled they are more of an oval transitioning to a somewhat rectangular shape at the ends. With this in mind getting...
12-24-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,496
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Soldering Landing Gear Wire

I beg to differ with jaka. Force 44 does not require a propane torch. I use a regular soldering iron for small parts and a weller soldering gun for parts like landing gear. Of course one could use a...
12-22-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,496
Posted By tcrowson

RE: Soldering Landing Gear Wire

The best solder I have found is from Brownells and is sold for the gunsmith trade. It is called Force 44 and is a silver/tin alloy melting point 450 deg f. It has a shear strength of 28000 psi and...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By tcrowson

RE: want to buy a second laptop

I would stay away from amything with the Lenovo name on it. If you get one with no problems thats fine but if you need support they are the absolute worst I have encountered in my 25 Years in the...
03-23-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By tcrowson

RE: 1/4 vailley l19 birddog

Another resource is the IBDA (International Bird Dog Association) www.ibdaweb.com There is also a book by Minard Thompson "The Loveable One Niner" which is a good resource and can be purchased on the...
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