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01-08-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By ifr2lax

H5487, Go to this URL for the SAM Chapter 15...


Go to this URL for the SAM Chapter 15 website. This is the photographic build log by Tandy Walker for his Goldlberg SAILPLANE. Very impressive...and lots of help.
01-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By ifr2lax

Matt The Sniffer is available in two sizes,...


The Sniffer is available in two sizes, a 1/2A and a larger version as a partial kits from "Bob Holman". Nice products and good wood in my experience...have one of his Goldberg Sailplane...
12-18-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,839
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: "New" Old Esquire

Looks GREAT...

I have a Esquire stared in1964...the wing was built and covered with nylon...I got the wing tips on UPSIDE Down...I was 13 and really couldn't read the plans...the wing looks like...
Forum: Control Lines
12-05-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,968
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Voodoo Mk1 and Mk5 Plans?

I think the c/l VooDoo circa 62' or later is a different plane than what the earlier part of the post was referring to...actually, would love to see a picture of the place orginal referred to.

08-17-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,014
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Old Sterling films/plates found

I have recently, and in the past, sent e-mail to Jeff Coons at the Vintage Sterling Website without getting a reply.

I sent several e-mails with URLS to him regarding several Sterling models...
08-03-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,601
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Coming to grips with one's vision

[email protected]#$%^$&^%*^%&^#%$!

When you try to look into the source of light and get a glare or "DAZZLE"...often seen as "flares" when the picky camera photo guys are rating camera...
06-24-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: This is a longshot, I know.......


I do remember a b-day gift of a 2-stage rocket that was powered by a garden hose. Must have been about 1960-62...I would have been about 10 to 12.

I have retained, with my folks...
06-21-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: AHC ads from the 70's


BMJR has a great laser cut version of the Condor.


I have pictures of a friends Condor that he added a motor and folding...
02-20-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Flying Maniac

Found some photos of the FLYING FOOL.

If I can actually post them, it will be a miracle.

02-20-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Flying Maniac

You may be remembering the FLYING FOOL.

FLYING FOOL is a control-line biplane. It was kitted by Sterling. About 34" inch wingspan...pretty high wing loading, so a bit of a lead sled...meant for...
02-06-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Running in steel/steel, advice?

Mr. Cox,

some of the Control Line forums, like Stuka Stunt Works,


lots of info on older type iron piston/steel liner engines if you ask.
12-06-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Old engine refurbing


For the last several years Walt Craig has advertised in SAM Speaks, the Vintage FreeFlight magazine.

His shop is called "Engine Restoration Services".

The add copy mentions...
Forum: Control Lines
09-02-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Need Glow plug help


STOP...I doubt if the glow plug or nitro is your problem...I will guess you are overheating and seizing due to low total castor oil and WAY TOO lean a needle setting.

1. What...
07-20-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,203
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Is "Wood Glue" dead?

Another retread here as of 2001.

Most glues seem to have their place. In my uncontrolled experiments...

CA I tried but it is quick! Sometimes it sets quick, sometimes you have to hit it...
07-07-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Sterling Waco 33 inch U/C kit

Jet Ranger,

STOP...don't build the kit...COPY it...! Then build a better one with good wood.

Sterling models has long been out of business. Check out this preservation web site. They are...
06-14-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Mitre box questions & feedback

MY X-Acto mitre box is LESS than "exact".

I bought one and the 90 and 45?60? slits were not cut accurately. Off by a significant amount. I don't use it any more for anything but a weight.

05-14-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: K&B Veco .19

If the engine is "new in box"...it could be worth a bit more than you would think.

The engine was a popular, not outstanding unit...BUT if you have NEW, UNUSED, and "in-the-box" it is very...
03-23-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Silk covering?

AMA archives...silk article

The AMA archives for October 1993 Silk Covering are not scanned correctly...after the 8th or so page, the rest of the pages are not scanned...pages start over...screw...
02-19-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,449
Posted By ifr2lax


Regarding XP-3 plans.

I just received an e-mail from Pedro G. in Brazil about getting full size plans for the XP-3.

I used an online plan seller "www.myunclewillies.com" The url for the...
09-23-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Ben Buckle Elf bipe


The Elf bipe is a beautiful model...have often considered ordering a BB kit, but balked at going overseas to get a package delivered in one piece...to say nothing of the exchange rate....
09-17-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Pix of SAM era Old-time Models?


This web site, "Quiet Cow" has some great photography of 20 or so oldtimers.

Strange name for a website but wonderful studio quality shots of...
09-15-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,449
Posted By ifr2lax


I have plans for the XP-3, and the Valkyrie...quite a project either way...and where do you store it?

There is a R/C version of the XP-3 called the RC-1...but I have not been able to find out...
08-19-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,489
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Telemetry from a 60 size mustang


Your efforts to try to get accurate speed data are commendable...WAY more than most people.

OK...other seemingly similar 51's are not approaching the speeds you are seeing.

08-05-2006, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By ifr2lax

RE: Will this system work with Realflight G3?


I am in the same situation you WERE in! My computer is a 450 P-4, 256 dating to 1998...still shopping.

You have a good 3.2? processor...1 meg ram...good platform I think...all the core...
07-15-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By ifr2lax

FS One...when?

When will FS One be out to general users?

I am about to get a new computer...( HP 3.2 intel, 1000/2000? ram+ and a good 3-d video card specifically to support a flite sim).

I have used a...
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