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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By road king 97
Hey Forge looking great ! I use plyers with two...

Hey Forge looking great ! I use plyers with two small pieces of ply epoxyed to the jaws to stretch the covering ,got tired of burning my fingers .:eek: lmao Keep up the nice work she is going to be a...
Forum: Beginners 04-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
I have seen one of my mentor (Merlyn ) make a...

I have seen one of my mentor (Merlyn ) make a angle jig and run a japan hand saw along it to cut flaps /ailirons away from the framed wing . I figure i should start using some of the things i learned...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,284
Posted By road king 97
If its nice out i take a foam pad to lay on a...

If its nice out i take a foam pad to lay on a table and pull up a lawn chair and sand them outside so no dust gets in the shop. I keep a air hose close by to blow off my cloths so the GF does not...
Forum: Beginners 04-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
Sure ,i just have to build a simple jig to cut...

Sure ,i just have to build a simple jig to cut the flaps free on a angle with a hack saw blade .I most times just eyeball it but iam getting fancy in my old age .:D lol joe
Forum: Beginners 04-21-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
I dont think they will discontinue it like other...

I dont think they will discontinue it like other e -flight planes for just that reason . I think iam going to get the floats for it from seaplanesupply and it will have to get flaps cut into the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,284
Posted By road king 97
You know your getting close to being finished...

You know your getting close to being finished framing when you start sanding off the all the square edges and making them look round and pretty.:D lol Looks great Flywheel ! joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,284
Posted By road king 97
Frustrating when you try to get the cg correct...

Frustrating when you try to get the cg correct and it fights you all the way. :(I just had to cut off the rear of a pusher and move the motor fowards to get the cg right. :eek: Good luck Flywheel...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
We have to get back to your new planes ,piper's...

We have to get back to your new planes ,piper's wife wont let him get to many new ones of his own so he likes to look at ours. lmao joe
Forum: Foamies 04-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 367,407
Posted By road king 97
I built 100 lots in North Las Vegas and it was...

I built 100 lots in North Las Vegas and it was that hot in spring . 4th of july night at midnight it was 100 degrees . My car was under a roof in the shade and i had to run the air for 30 min just to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,284
Posted By road king 97
I think he can move the motor forwards or...

I think he can move the motor forwards or backwards a little also and being all the way up front it changes the CG fast with only a 1/4 inch or so. joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-16-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,284
Posted By road king 97
I think if you looking for a better airfoil there...

I think if you looking for a better airfoil there are plenty out there but just changing it to look like one would not help it.A glider airfoil with a under cambered airfoil would be nice for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
I got one now too but iam never going to put that...

I got one now too but iam never going to put that ring on my finger again.:D joe
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,753
Posted By road king 97
I have a friend in CA that flys rc and he keeps...

I have a friend in CA that flys rc and he keeps telling me how nice it is there when the snow is up to my ars .lol He also says how much it costs to live in that warmth and had to let his inlaws move...
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 367,407
Posted By road king 97
Yep it snowed here last night also and was coool...

Yep it snowed here last night also and was coool this morning ,most of it has melted already but still going to be cold all week , :censor: DIE WINTER DIE ! :mad: lol joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
Ha Ha My ex is waiting for me to kick the bucket...

Ha Ha My ex is waiting for me to kick the bucket so she can get some of my SS ,so i told the my kids i have great insurance and if i go first keep me on life suport till she dies then pull my plug...
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,753
Posted By road king 97
With the 100 degree heat one summer ago here and...

With the 100 degree heat one summer ago here and the cold this year ,drought in CAl all winter this weather has gone nuts around here and other states with crazy storms and heat waves. Could just be...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-15-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By road king 97
DHC Beaver i think there are some guys buying the...

DHC Beaver i think there are some guys buying the MPF and having it shipped to them where your at but iam not shure . You can read the thread and find out . joe...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-15-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By road king 97
I started a couple years ago building with DTF...

I started a couple years ago building with DTF and its nice to build with and CHEAP ! lol I get 1/4 inch Dow fanfold off of my jobsites free so i use it also. Weighs more that DTF but its stronger ....
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,753
Posted By road king 97
It has to be comming from the far north ,they...

It has to be comming from the far north ,they love this kind of weather up there so they can sit in their steam rooms and look goofy.lol Sorry Piper !:D lol just kidding !I should have moved to...
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,753
Posted By road king 97
Well iam looking out the window as snow is coming...

Well iam looking out the window as snow is coming down now. Has to be some kind of record for snow this late in spring. :censor: .Was close to 65degrees f yesterday and now its in the 30s ....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
Ha Ha i divorced her 18 years ago and she is...

Ha Ha i divorced her 18 years ago and she is living in a trailer down south now . Iam still single with my 20 year younger girlfriend and she makes 80 grand a year . We have a 11 year old son but iam...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-14-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
[QUOTE=vicrider;945456] You live once and its...

[QUOTE=vicrider;945456] You live once and its only money ! Work crazy hours and save all the money you can and when you kick the bucket early your wife and her new husband will live like...
Forum: Beginners 04-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
I fly it in 20 mph winds often and gust are a...

I fly it in 20 mph winds often and gust are a little more .It has a strong motor and pulls through the wind very well. Being its a 60 inch wingspan its a big plane and easy for a new flyer to see...
Forum: Foamies 04-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,753
Posted By road king 97
I have the same here but with a chance of snow...

I have the same here but with a chance of snow later .:censor:
Forum: Beginners 04-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
Yes i dont like trying to train them in the wind...

Yes i dont like trying to train them in the wind either but here its windy alot so i do the best i can . The apprentice handles the wind very well with a 3200 lipo in it and i take it out to fly on...
Forum: Beginners 04-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
I heard they were supose to be a good trainer but...

I heard they were supose to be a good trainer but did not know with some extra weight they would fly in the wind nice.:D After being a club instructer for over 35 years i was hoping some young blood...
Forum: Beginners 04-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,424
Posted By road king 97
My son went into rc tanks so i have been giving...

My son went into rc tanks so i have been giving lessons on his apprentice to the noobs when their small trainers of gliders cant take some wind. You have to think about the winds where you live/fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,607
Posted By road king 97
I was at a flea market last fall and bought three...

I was at a flea market last fall and bought three e.flight mini planes for 50 bucks new in the box. He was asking more but i knew he could not sell them there without a transmitter. He got them at a...
Forum: Foamies 04-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 367,407
Posted By road king 97
Up untill two years ago i was only flying off of...

Up untill two years ago i was only flying off of water and went to around 15 water funflys all over my state and IN during the summer . I fly off of both now but love the water flying the most. :D joe
Forum: Foamies 04-11-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 367,407
Posted By road king 97
New from Jurgen ,the Judi Jetsream seaplane ,i...

New from Jurgen ,the Judi Jetsream seaplane ,i will get the extra plans soon to convert the other jj . joe http://vimeo.com/91307891
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