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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By Flite-Metal
Gee, why is it I am left to discover answers...

Gee, why is it I am left to discover answers about this site's video limitations?
Would have thought all the YouTubers would have chimed in by now.. :)

Its Saturday morning so we are off to Home...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-25-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
I have 12 adjacent edges and multiple compound...

I have 12 adjacent edges and multiple compound curves with which to experience
Wowplanes Liquid Sheeting.

I am most interested in destructively determining how durable the surface and edges...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Will try to get settled down again to do the...

Will try to get settled down again to do the liquid skin testing with our smaller inboard nac.
We got back too late to get anything done yesterday.

I hoped there was a contribution by a...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Final Dims Adjustments

Ahh....a new thread follower :)

Welcome onboard! Anyone finding themselves behind the curve in this multiple-threaded
project will appreciate my posting our project dims index. I failed to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
The second mill test was 100% to spec! We will...

The second mill test was 100% to spec! We will make a delivery of our Hi-Load 40/60 soon.
Javier experienced a notebook crash Saturday and will be down for this week. Exhaust is 85%
of FSA,...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Inboard Nac Enlargement

Javier sent new nacelle enlargement by USPS so I should have it in tomorrow's delivery. I fear it is too greatly
disproportional than we thought. If not, then we will immediately start milling...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Increased Inboard Nacelle

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=176188&stc=1&d=1403389822

Javier cut another inboard nacelle for me. I felt it could stand a wee bit of room to permit a switch to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-24-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
There is a sample pak available which depending...

There is a sample pak available which depending on a potential customer's project is ample for witnessing the benefits of
Flite-Metal to achieve what ever it is that they desire to replicate. Did...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-23-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Clicking on the margin Flite-Metal will open it...

Clicking on the margin Flite-Metal will open it to all connections...go down and click on
the "homepage" link it will take you to somethng like 70 examples of models covered
in Flite-Metal with...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-21-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
NEED TO FIND HONEY COMB AKA HexCel Board ! ! !

I am looking for honey comb aka hexcel board. Its hiding from me. This is not hexcell cloth, it is a hex board. In the full size
world this is used to build area without adding a great deal of mass....
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-21-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
On A Diet...

Working with the inboard nacelle blade... Whitl'n it down caz I need to shed some weight.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=176188&stc=1&d=1403389822
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-15-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Whew ! ! ! :)

Whew ! ! ! :)
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Outboard Nacelle & Pylon CNC CAD Images

I call the outboard pylon a row boat because of its broad beam shape. Its broad to distribute the load of mounting across
a wide area. This virtually eliminates lateral movement while making space...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Dim Damn Dims...

I know everyone is asking themselves how someone working with CAD can get 4 1/2 years downstream to conduct an
audit? Would certainly seem by now all the wrinkles and quirks would be worked out! Ha!...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-04-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Edited the CAD files to permit a wee bit more...

Edited the CAD files to permit a wee bit more meat between interior and exterior. Its going to be two weeks
before Sam is ready to mill the changes. Will post the new dim an data with images of...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-01-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
1/12th B-47

Admirable you desire to build a #20 1/12th B-47. I would like to know more about your edf
choice and number you plan to use. There are two other B-47 being constructed in addition
to the two we...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-01-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
1/12th Inspiration

Glad to know we have been a source of inspiration. I am curious as to how you decided your B-47 should be
1:12 in size? What is your anticipated AUW? Things will more or less appear to be in short...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
But Does It All Fit In There...?

Well at this point it is what it is as we test fit everything that goes in our inboard and outboard nacelles.

Below is the inboard nacelle transparency showing the removable pylon blade onto...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Today Is A Good Day !

Scratch building is a birthing process:

5% pleasurable gathering of documentation.
80% pain in the ars coordinating the spin of the universe.
15% return to pleasurable assembly and mechanical...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-09-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Rough Pass Initial Result.

:) Initial test mill results are decent. The inboard nacelle inlet and landing light bezel appear upside down
below. There are two subsequent surface passes called finish cuts. One at right angles...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-08-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Dick Reynolds sent me a 1/8th CAD helmet drawing....

Dick Reynolds sent me a 1/8th CAD helmet drawing. Earlier this week he sent photos of a figure
he is using for crew members and a pair of CNC printed helmets. Could not tell if they were
extruded...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Sculey III Clay

Interrupted for a couple of weeks....

I revisited Michael's, one with lots of employees eagerly asking if they could assist.
Wow, a refreshing difference :)

I was introduced to an art...
Forum: Beginners 05-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,182
Posted By Flite-Metal
#1: OK, liked the title of the first post, but...

#1: OK, liked the title of the first post, but not necssarily what followed... ;^) We all get
into this hobby because we envision flying a miniature of a full size whatever...not a
r/c trainer. But...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Mak'n Beacon...Today.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=170443&stc=1&d=1377356900

The standard foam test milling is being done at this time. Will have images from Fort Worth as they progress.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Casting Materials

Exactly the opposite of what I expected was experienced Saturday. I went looking for sulphur free modeling clay. First stop was
at Michael's Crafts where I found there to be "0" declaration of...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Baseline Understanding "REQUIRED"

I want to take a moment and remind readers 3D printers print solid geometry. CAD art is not all created
equally. You have solid geometry images which can be printed and a skin most often found in...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Don, They are two different CAD drawings of...

Don,

They are two different CAD drawings of the B-47 baseline cockpit instruments and controls.
Printed, these components would be at the each level and glued into a rectangular enclosure
then...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Which of these is preferred? It will print in...

Which of these is preferred? It will print in white regardless of style.


http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=173169&stc=1&d=1391093402...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-03-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cockpit Tub Within Hotwired Tubes

Remember I am doing shorthand posts relative to previous posts wherein you may have been confused by something you
thought was the furthest from a scale modeling project. Well, they are going to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,652
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cockpits Are Eye Magnets

Excellent question! Yes, and no ;^) Weight was my real reason. I have to maintain a real sense of AUW (all up weight)
economy 24/7 for this project. I am only permitted 15kg ~ 33# AUW without...
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