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Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-03-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,398
Posted By riverrat
Heathkit

Ok Guys

While on Heathkit, does anyone remember
The Heath Parasol?

Jimmy
Forum: Foamies 01-22-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6,623
Views: 467,814
Posted By riverrat
Nice! Thanks for sharing! Jimmy

Nice!
Thanks for sharing!

Jimmy
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-13-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By riverrat
Works a treat! (Brit speak) THANKS Jimmy

Works a treat! (Brit speak)

THANKS
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By riverrat
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-16-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By riverrat
[QUOTE=solentlife;985495]I'll let another give...

[QUOTE=solentlife;985495]I'll let another give the 'expert' view ... for me I have often left at ~3.9V but never happy about it.

To be honest I now use for most of my storage purposes the MyRCMart...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,336
Posted By riverrat
"DITTO"

"DITTO"
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,026
Posted By riverrat
NeaT!

NeaT!
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-22-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By riverrat
I still fly mine with the 600 on 2s & 3s with...

I still fly mine with the 600 on 2s & 3s with short run times!
Yeah it gets warm to almost too hot. When the 600 KO'S I'll
probably mount an AXI 22/12/26.

Maybe Flywheel will chime in with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-10-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,026
Posted By riverrat
WOW! AXI'S rule! Jimmy

WOW!

AXI'S rule!

Jimmy
Forum: Foamies 10-05-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By riverrat
http://flitetest.com/articles/polyurethane-treatme...

http://flitetest.com/articles/polyurethane-treatment-of-dollar-store-foam-core
Forum: Foamies 10-05-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By riverrat
?

?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-20-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,855
Posted By riverrat
Any videos of a successful maiden? ...

Any videos of a successful maiden?

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: Foamies 09-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,995
Posted By riverrat
Thanks Crash! Will let you know how this...

Thanks Crash!

Will let you know how this turns out.
Good or bad?

It will be awhile due Dr's appointments
& possible surgery. Been struggling with
this for sometime, so no hurry.
...
Forum: Foamies 09-13-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,995
Posted By riverrat
Ok But guess what? I now have a completed...

Ok

But guess what? I now have a completed 44"WS 9 3/4" chord wing
with turbulators (?) from LE to TE. Left paper on & done winwax
oil base thing & some painting. The waves are very noticeable!...
Forum: Foamies 09-12-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,995
Posted By riverrat
DTF

Mr Crash

I bought some DTF, & after doing some building with
it I noticed it has waves?

The waves are about 2" wide & cover the whole sheet?
Is this normal or seconds? And does it...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,793
Posted By riverrat
Jack Don't know never done it. Seems...

Jack

Don't know never done it.
Seems like to me one would be better off
to do each separate, & then laminate?
Or laminate & cut narrow V down into
bottom sheet. Me thinks the laminating...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,793
Posted By riverrat
Jack I use the a rounded end of a bamboo...

Jack

I use the a rounded end of a bamboo skewer, &
a steel ruler. Just right dia., & depth of score depends
on area to be reformed.

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,793
Posted By riverrat
Guys A wipe of minwax oil based Poly will...

Guys

A wipe of minwax oil based Poly will prevent any
delamination. And it adds more strength. I didnt
weigh the before & after, but seemed like very
little difference after wiping it...
Forum: Foamies 08-25-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,570
Posted By riverrat
Glue Sticks

Nigel

I know at this age my noggin is getting
a little IFFY!

So I THINK I have finally realized that glue sticks
are hot glue. So CRASH doesn't have to
reply!!

Regards
Forum: Foamies 08-24-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,570
Posted By riverrat
Crash What are glue sticks used for? ...

Crash

What are glue sticks used for?
And how are they used?

I need all the tips I can get!!

Thanks
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By riverrat
Yeah! I have been doing that, using...

Yeah!

I have been doing that, using Tite-Bond.
Works great. But need something to prep
the paper before painting.
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By riverrat
Eddy Get back here after you tried this...

Eddy

Get back here after you tried this method.
With pro's & con's?

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By riverrat
DTF

Thanks Mark!!!

That's a big help!!!!!

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By riverrat
DTF

Thanks Eddy for starting the thread!

But would like to hear more solutions??

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-18-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,855
Posted By riverrat
Re-Maiden?

Mr Flywheel

Should be ready by now?
We sure want to see a positive
outcome.

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-18-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By riverrat
DITTO!! Simple!

DITTO!!
Simple!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 197,026
Posted By riverrat
Mr. Luther Very nice! Good luck with...

Mr. Luther

Very nice!
Good luck with her!!

Regards
Jimmy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,855
Posted By riverrat
Nice craftsmanship!

Nice craftsmanship!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-24-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,855
Posted By riverrat
Mr. Flywheel Next attempt will be much...

Mr. Flywheel

Next attempt will be much better, with
a level hand launch & enough trust!

Can't wait for the video!

Good luck!

Regards
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-18-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,855
Posted By riverrat
Hand launch?

Mr. Flywheel

I hate that happened!!!

When I launch my Skimmer, it's always
level or maybe even a tad down from level.

But I am still running the speed 600 on 2's
& even 3's...
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