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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-29-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,596
Posted By Abuelo
Chellie, Put a 'tail' on the formica pattern...

Chellie,

Put a 'tail' on the formica pattern at the trailing edge, quarter inch by two or three inches is enough. Start your cutting on the tail and if the pattern starts to burn, nothing is...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By Abuelo
Here is a photo of the board in use. The...

Here is a photo of the board in use.

The plan is clamped down with waxed paper over and a metal yardstick serving as a hard straight edge for the wing. Magnets and clamps hold everything else....
Forum: Beginners 06-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 980
Posted By Abuelo
I flew a Q-Tee years ago and its an excellent,...

I flew a Q-Tee years ago and its an excellent, simple aircraft. For electric, you may have to secure a lighter and smaller motor, ESC, and battery than what you have. Mine came in at the one pound...
Forum: Foamies 05-08-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By Abuelo
Read where folks are covering foamies with...

Read where folks are covering foamies with lightweight silk and water based polyurethane.

Silk is available in several weights from Dharma Trading Co, mail order. I have some of their lightest...
Forum: Foamies 04-07-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 432,596
Posted By Abuelo
Was able to find some time to continue building. ...

Was able to find some time to continue building. Problem is, with weather almost perfect for flying its also perfect for motorcycling. And when the road calls, I listen.

Anyway, cut out the...
Forum: Beginners 03-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Abuelo
John, using a larger ESC should not be a problem....

John, using a larger ESC should not be a problem. 30%-50% higher capacity is often suggested as there is much less chance of overloading the ESC and damaging it plus it should run cooler under its...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-10-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Abuelo
I'd suggest going to the Outerzone website and...

I'd suggest going to the Outerzone website and drooling over his nearly 5,000 vintage plans. Find a few you like, download, print at home, and look closer. When you pin something down, use your...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-06-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Abuelo
Will work fine, just a long wait to cure. Depron...

Will work fine, just a long wait to cure. Depron - depron will hold as the glue chemically cures rather than dries, as does Titebond, etc.

Used it last week on a balsa - depron - balsa bulkhead...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-02-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,762
Posted By Abuelo
Chellie, just my 2. I made a cardboard top...

Chellie, just my 2.

I made a cardboard top view cutout of the F-20 from the red and white photo, and balanced that to find the neutral point. Assuming the black area to the rear of the stab was...
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