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10-03-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 72,022
Posted By g-rock

TBX-1 drawings

These drawings for the TBX-1 were completed January 1 2018. Mike Denest and I spent almost two years in creating. Mike did order a short kit but hasn't been able to find the time to finish it. Mike...
10-04-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By g-rock

r-ward, you win. By

r-ward, you win. By
10-03-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By g-rock

Upon reading "r-ward's" post more closely, I...

Upon reading "r-ward's" post more closely, I agree with most of what he has stated. Cannot remember the last time I hand drilled. I have always had access to a drill press and clamps. And now have...
10-03-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By g-rock

Please do not drill holes as "r ward" has...

Please do not drill holes as "r ward" has suggested. If you want precision hole, start with one size smaller then use the size wanted! There are even reamers that will give you a hole that is within...
10-01-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,238
Posted By g-rock

Mini Tarka

Cute sport model that looks fast. Double taper wing, 30" span, flat bottom airfoil. The Mini Tarka pdf file can also be found at Outerzone.
08-29-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,403
Posted By g-rock

Age!

Age!
08-23-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,403
Posted By g-rock

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x995/_5_a_starter_af9e988887b4d2804f5379ea4ea29727f967455c.jpg
I know that this is an old thread. I( wanted to contribute at the time of...
07-20-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,251
Posted By g-rock

This was posted at outerzone back in 2012. ...

This was posted at outerzone back in 2012.
https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=2354
Gene
05-30-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,238
Posted By g-rock

This might be interesting for some....

This might be interesting for some. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=2749911
This link documents the building of a Scorcher by Sundancer over at RcGroups.
Thanks.

Gene
05-29-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,238
Posted By g-rock

I think that I did have a TD to haul it around. I...

I think that I did have a TD to haul it around. I was still in high school back then and was not aware of pressurizing. As for building another one, my flying days are over do to a physical problem. ...
05-28-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,238
Posted By g-rock

Just noticed this thread. Here is the Scorcher by...

Just noticed this thread. Here is the Scorcher by Ken Willard. I built and flown one for the summer of 1962. This design ended up being my favorite 1/2A model for it flew like it was on rails. Even...
12-17-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,247
Posted By g-rock

Here is a 1/2A two channel Piper Tomahawk ...

Here is a 1/2A two channel Piper Tomahawk

https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=5453

Gene
10-30-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By g-rock

Mark, If you enjoy scratch building, the...

Mark,

If you enjoy scratch building, the plans for the Jr Falcon and other 1/2A goodies are free to download from outerzone.

Gene
10-30-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,561
Posted By g-rock

I bought a 6 channel Pro Line back in 1971 mainly...

I bought a 6 channel Pro Line back in 1971 mainly because of it's RF rejection. Had Logic Troll at that time but wanted something better (at least that's what I thought). My models at that time were...
10-07-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By g-rock

Dave, Do you have the rest of the article?...

Dave,
Do you have the rest of the article? Thanks.
Gene
10-07-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By g-rock

It is not that difficult to make a bow for hot...

It is not that difficult to make a bow for hot wire cutting but I would use Nichrome Wire, steel will not last.
Click here: Nichrome 80 Round Wire 0.35mm 27Gauge AWG 82.02ft 11.33ohm/m Resistance -...
11-18-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By g-rock

Bruce, Is your post a sign of things to...

Bruce,

Is your post a sign of things to come, no advertising in your post? I think that we all here would like the advertising to stop!

Gene
11-17-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,020
Posted By g-rock

Combatpig, I believe that SDP, ...

Combatpig,

I believe that SDP, http://www.sdp-si.com/ has everything that you will need. Look at (timing belts) .080 (MXL) and .0816 (40 D.P.) they start at 1/8" wide. Even current helicopters...
11-17-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,020
Posted By g-rock

combatpigg, Have you thought about using...

combatpigg,

Have you thought about using timing belts, helicopter models having been using them for years. I have even seen timing belts used on a Cox .049 TD successfully back in the seventy's.
...
10-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,389
Posted By g-rock

Hi, The plans and cut files are now @ ...

Hi,
The plans and cut files are now @
http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=6057
Gene
07-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,673
Posted By g-rock

Thanks Dave, excellent scans! Gene

Thanks Dave, excellent scans!
Gene
10-14-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By g-rock

Viper

The attached pdf file is a 6 page file that includes the artical and full size plans for Dario Brisighella's Viper, published in American Aircraft Modeler - January 1973. The wingspan of 63-1/8" is...
10-12-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By g-rock

I now have a scan of the Viper and the wingspan...

I now have a scan of the Viper and the wingspan measures 63-1/8" based on the 2-1/4" wheels. Does anyone know what the span is supposed to be? Thanks.

Gene
10-12-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By g-rock

I don't believe that anyone picked up the AAM...

I don't believe that anyone picked up the AAM plans. John Pond salvaged a lot of the AAM plans which was then turned over to AMA. Just did a search at AMA and the Viper by Dario Brisighella Sr. did...
09-25-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By g-rock

Pakingzzz, RcUniverse is not as friendly as it...

Pakingzzz,
RcUniverse is not as friendly as it was before the "reformat". Cannot attach PDF's. If you PM (private message)me your email address, I will send you several articles on scratch built RC...
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