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08-23-2015, 08:08 AM
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The latest progress shots. First though, if I had...

The latest progress shots. First though, if I had it to do over I would have placed all of the mechanical bits inside the plywood crutch before putting the formers and stringers on. But hey, a plane...
08-16-2015, 11:37 AM
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It's been a year since my last post on this...

It's been a year since my last post on this thread and what a year it has been. We moved back to Florida in February and into our house in June. I'm just starting to get things back in motion with...
07-15-2015, 03:03 AM
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Views: 949,909

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Forum: Kit Building
06-03-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 189,835

I think it weighs around 28 pounds and Flys...

I think it weighs around 28 pounds and Flys pretty scale like with a g38. I might be off with the weight it has been a couple of years since I put it on a scale. I would be honored to be added to the...
Forum: Kit Building
05-31-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 189,835

Here is my BUSA SPAD...

Here is my BUSA SPAD XIIIhttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2099788http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2099789
08-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Give your son and his family my best. We have...

Give your son and his family my best. We have chewed up a lot of really good people the last 10 years or so and my heart goes out to them.

Scott
08-05-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
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Thanks Mike, I am truly humbled when people go...

Thanks Mike, I am truly humbled when people go out of their way to thank me. My journey back into the Military was convoluted and strange. I am grateful for the opportunities that both my enlisted...
08-04-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
07-23-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Back on dry ground with a little but of free...

Back on dry ground with a little but of free time. Finished the tail section construction.
06-30-2014, 03:26 AM
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Views: 3,565

It's starting to look like a chubby little...

It's starting to look like a chubby little airplane. Next step will be working on the wings and wing roots. Also need to start thinking about receiver, servos, fuel tank and batteries for engine and...
06-21-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Will do. It's been slow going here for the last...

Will do. It's been slow going here for the last few weeks. Hoping to steel some time away in the garage tonight. I need to set up the servo mounts in the tail before I can start making the fuselage...
06-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

This the end result of my elivator control horn...

This the end result of my elivator control horn experiment. The two brass strips sticking up will be trimmed and drilled to attach to bass wood blocks yet to be installed. They will help support the...
06-13-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
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Looks I've had some success with the soldering...

Looks I've had some success with the soldering endeavor. Switched to brass on brass. I think it will be strong enough ... I hope.
The center piece will connect to servo push rod. The outer two...
06-13-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

I wish. Having a hard time getting a response...

I wish. Having a hard time getting a response from Sierra Retracts and finding time between 5 kids and duty weekends. Also frustrated with my inability to solder control linkage for elevator....
06-08-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Not much to report other than completing the wing...

Not much to report other than completing the wing spar carry throughs. I did make a wing rack to stow the various wings I had laying around the garage. It took me 20 minutes to make. I'm not sure...
06-01-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2000548Horizontal stab and rudder post mounted. Starting to be able to tell which way is forward....
05-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

I wanted to stray from the plans for the fuselage...

I wanted to stray from the plans for the fuselage building but chickened out. I'm sorry to say that I regret not being more aggressive. Anyhow I think I have what the designer envisioned started and...
05-26-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Progress has been slow the last couple of weeks...

Progress has been slow the last couple of weeks with work and family requirements. But a little progress is better than none. Here are a few pictures of the tail feathers coming along. Next up will...
05-04-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

I was going to purchase a zenoah gt80 but the...

I was going to purchase a zenoah gt80 but the local hobby store was out of stock. They had the 111 and it was cheaper. The goal was to swing a scale 24" prop. The 111 will easily accomplish that. It...
05-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565

Hostetler GEE BEE R2 1/4 Scale

Well, here goes my first from start to finish plans built build thread.

If every thing goes well it will end up mostly a Hostetler 1/4 scale gee bee r2. Engine will be a DLE 111 (overkill) and...
02-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746

I am biased towards the SPAD and I curse myself...

I am biased towards the SPAD and I curse myself every time I put it together at the field but it think the flying wires make all the difference. I made mine functional and I think it has saved the...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-24-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Thanks guys I'll give him a ring and see what he...

Thanks guys I'll give him a ring and see what he can do.

Scott
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Stripped threads O.S. 70 surpass ll

Hi all,

I recently discovered the exhaust manifold threads are stripped in the head of my engine. Does anyone know of a way forward other than buying another head from tower hobbies? I think it...
12-17-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,042

60 size P-40 with saito 125 for power ...

60 size P-40 with saito 125 for power
...
12-12-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633

The "former" looking thing in around the engine...

The "former" looking thing in around the engine was my attempt to control heat and pressure inside of the cowling on the engine while flying in the florida heat. Now I live in Washington so I am not...
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