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Forum: Foamies 09-24-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By BLD52
Crash, your Albatross looks good, saw you...

Crash, your Albatross looks good, saw you building it in Chellie's contest thread. All that those JackPines need are some festive string lights to complement your foamie ornaments :)

Nice Ultron...
Forum: Foamies 09-11-2013, 08:25 PM
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Posted By BLD52
Hey Joe. It is fairly stable (even with tweaked...

Hey Joe. It is fairly stable (even with tweaked or some misaligned parts) but will respond quickly when inputting controls, like the Jules Verne RV (JVRV) model design. It will scoot along too.


...
Forum: Foamies 09-07-2013, 06:25 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Howdy hi. Well, I got her done enough to do...

Howdy hi.

Well, I got her done enough to do the Maiden this morning (Friday)

I am again real pleased that it flew so well, with only some basic trimming on the TX.

It flies similar to the...
Forum: Foamies 09-01-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By BLD52
Thanks Joe. Yeah, I'm a tidy kind of guy. I end...

Thanks Joe. Yeah, I'm a tidy kind of guy. I end up sweeping the floor 2-3 times a day while working on a model, plus constantly clearing away scraps of stuff or keeping my tools organized, except I...
Forum: Foamies 08-31-2013, 11:43 PM
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Posted By BLD52
I enjoy making interesting builds. If it flies as...

I enjoy making interesting builds. If it flies as well as the other Tri-wing design which it is modeled after, I'll be thrilled.

Neat you are able to keep building one after another and getting...
Forum: Foamies 08-23-2013, 07:35 PM
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Posted By BLD52
Looking good Crash. I get pretty excited...

Looking good Crash.

I get pretty excited after I build a new scratchbuilt and almost immediately start a new one on the bench, but even with all my free time I end up taking much longer to get...
Forum: Foamies 07-31-2013, 08:40 PM
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Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Yeah, I hear ya George. But, I forge ahead,...

Yeah, I hear ya George.

But, I forge ahead, my last 2 builds (with no real plans) flew beautifully (in the eye of the beholder), so will continue doing whatever works to get a new plane up in the...
Forum: Foamies 07-31-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By BLD52
I should say that this build so far is being made...

I should say that this build so far is being made off of my usual hand drawn small sketch where I have to figure out the measurements and draw out the shapes of the parts on the foamboard to cut out....
Forum: Foamies 07-31-2013, 03:18 AM
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Posted By BLD52
A little more progress on my latest build. ...

A little more progress on my latest build.

Working out the fuse formers. Need to make some other former stringers and cut out sections of foam along the fuse in between the ribs. None of the...
Forum: Foamies 07-25-2013, 08:12 PM
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Posted By BLD52
Yeah, I like to hand draw too Joe. My final years...

Yeah, I like to hand draw too Joe. My final years of high school and a year in community college I did drafting classes, never did anything with it though. I've always been mechanically inclined tho,...
Forum: Foamies 07-25-2013, 01:19 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Thanks Joe. That's a great site. I'm...

Thanks Joe. That's a great site.
I'm downloading one of the CAD drawing programs now. Hopefully my mush brain will cooperate and learn better than it has lately lol.
Brian
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2013, 09:44 PM
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Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Hey thanks for the compliment Mark :), and for...

Hey thanks for the compliment Mark :), and for the info. I've called them just plain struts on the other build or two, but wasn't exactly sure of the term.

Brian
Forum: Foamies 07-24-2013, 09:20 PM
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Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Here is the progress of my new "design" endeavor....

Here is the progress of my new "design" endeavor.

I enjoyed making my last 2 scratchbuilds and was surprised by how well they flew, especially the Tri-Jet type and keeping in line with that...
Forum: Foamies 07-22-2013, 11:20 PM
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Posted By BLD52
That's really too bad crash, hope she flies...

That's really too bad crash, hope she flies better next time.
Brian
Forum: Foamies 07-18-2013, 04:42 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Hey Joe, thanks :) Yeah, it almost splash landed...

Hey Joe, thanks :) Yeah, it almost splash landed in that puddle on the field a couple times, probably be a neat plane with floats too.

I flew it again today and found out that the CG was better...
Forum: Foamies 07-17-2013, 03:03 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Well hey hi all. So I got lazy and a week...

Well hey hi all.

So I got lazy and a week late on thinking I was going to finish and do my Maiden of my latest build, that I posted some pictures a page or so back. My Wacky and Zany builds...
Forum: Foamies 07-17-2013, 02:47 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Nice Jim. Brian

Nice Jim.

Brian
Forum: Foamies 07-17-2013, 02:46 AM
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Posted By BLD52
Looking good Crash. I'm needing to get...

Looking good Crash.

I'm needing to get another new camera to take easier/better pics than my keychain camera I bought after I gave my last camera to my daughter.

I'm posting my new...
Forum: Foamies 07-07-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Yeah, I know man. Give me foam knife and hot glue...

Yeah, I know man. Give me foam knife and hot glue and you get bizarre, lol :)

When you look at it from the side it looks like a fish, and the wing struts that go back to the horizontal stab and...
Forum: Foamies 07-06-2013, 03:28 AM
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Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Good to see your progress Jim. Gonna get some...

Good to see your progress Jim. Gonna get some electronics in em soon?

So here is the new scratchbuild I've had on the board. Just need to finish a little on the cowl and put some landing gear on,...
Forum: Foamies 07-02-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
That's cool Crash. Hope all goes well and you...

That's cool Crash. Hope all goes well and you have fun.

I've been stalled, about 80% done over the last few weeks, on my latest build. Trying to break the inertia and commit and pull the trigger...
Forum: Foamies 06-20-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,753
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Posted By BLD52
Nice build going there Jim. I seem to always...

Nice build going there Jim.
I seem to always get myself into a problem/correction bind no matter how much I think through a construction process, since I always scratch build these days.
Looking...
Forum: Foamies 06-10-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Ahh. Yeah, I did see Honker mentioned, but...

Ahh. Yeah, I did see Honker mentioned, but somehow didn't track it down any further before getting sidetracked in other threads. I'm getting too old and distracted by shinny things, lol.

Brian
Forum: Foamies 06-10-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Thanks Jim. Hmmm, I'm still not getting...

Thanks Jim.
Hmmm, I'm still not getting anything coming up in at least a google search. It's not a big deal, other than initially wanting to know if it was a particular aircraft, and found threads...
Forum: Foamies 06-10-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Good work on your Depronker Jim. Hope to see...

Good work on your Depronker Jim. Hope to see some vid of a Maiden flight.

By the way I searched around and couldn't exactly find out where the word "Depronker" (except associated with Gere Sport)...
Forum: Foamies 06-07-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Hey max, thanks for your interest and commenting...

Hey max, thanks for your interest and commenting on my build.

To answer a little more about an earlier question, I believe that part of the instability shown in the vid is from the slight tweak...
Forum: Foamies 06-03-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
I know what you mean max. When I think...

I know what you mean max.
When I think scratchbuilt, I think make a sketch or not / invent and build something and see what happens.


Yeah, I'm sure there may be some drag of sorts. I'm just...
Forum: Foamies 06-03-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Thanks Crash, Yeah, that park is good for smaller...

Thanks Crash, Yeah, that park is good for smaller planes that don't need much airspace to do maneuvers or landing area.

I always enjoy your builds too.

Brian
Forum: Foamies 06-02-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Hey hi all. I have another (experimental)...

Hey hi all.

I have another (experimental) scratch build for you to take a look at. You can check out the YouTube vid (best to watch in full screen) here:
...
Forum: Foamies 05-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,373
Posted By BLD52
Thanks Joe. I like keeping up with the Slowly...

Thanks Joe. I like keeping up with the Slowly thread.
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