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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-22-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
So back on the trainer now and getting ready to...

So back on the trainer now and getting ready to start the wing tomorrow . I sanded all the wing ribs while holding them together and checking them to the print . Iam trying to make this lighter so i...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-13-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
So looked around for some after market landing...

So looked around for some after market landing gear but none i liked and most were to heavy . I just bought some 1/8 inch piano wire and made my own. I first measured the fuse for width then the gear...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-09-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
So earlyer i glued som 3/4 triangle balsa aroung...

So earlyer i glued som 3/4 triangle balsa aroung the inside of the fuse like the plan shows and also bought my first item for this plane witch was a electric 1 3/4 spinner . fter the glue dried on my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-06-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
So last night i put 3hree 1/4 by 1/4 balsa sticks...

So last night i put 3hree 1/4 by 1/4 balsa sticks across the three formers in my fuse but i lowered them a bit and put a 2 inch piece of 3/32 balsa from the last former to f-1 or the fire wall former...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-05-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 386
Posted By road king 97
Thumbs up The horse barn is 4 years old for her two horses...

The horse barn is 4 years old for her two horses and i had to build it first so she would leave me alone about the metal shop.But the shop is bigger than the barn lol :D when you follow the road down...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 386
Posted By road king 97
Yep i rented the old farm house way back then...

Yep i rented the old farm house way back then when i was young and was poor ,with two bedrooms and 4 kids in it and no garage . I have more toys now and other goodies ,kids are grown and gone so i...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 386
Posted By road king 97
I started the new metal shop on the right last...

I started the new metal shop on the right last fall 120 ft long and 75ft wide heating tubes in the concrete floor and heating hut outside burning wood and a eletrict pump to feed the tubes, back up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
Ok ! After the fuse was glued together with the...

Ok ! After the fuse was glued together with the two formers by wing f-1 in front was not put there for mounting a electrict motor so it needed to be moved foward and the r-1 sides on it cut down...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-01-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
I have enjoyed your posts before and you could...

I have enjoyed your posts before and you could more than likely teach me some tricks RiverRat :D Welcome ! joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-31-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,963
Posted By road king 97
Yes ,I have a friend who built a 80 inch wingspan...

Yes ,I have a friend who built a 80 inch wingspan one and got the cover of the AMA magizine a couple years ago. :D It was a toss up on building the two but the cloud king looks a little sleeker ....
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 10-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By road king 97
I belong to a club but i also use a school...

I belong to a club but i also use a school parking lot and a new subdivision streets that no home building is not going on now to fly off of. lol I have to look out for street lights and marking...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,988
Posted By road king 97
Yep yours might be to hot ,mine gets hot but not...

Yep yours might be to hot ,mine gets hot but not that glowing red hot and it cuts slow but smooth . joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-28-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,988
Posted By road king 97
That wire looks hot enough now Chellie ! Good...

That wire looks hot enough now Chellie ! Good work with the AC ,Trust me i did not get mine working right away either it took me some time and burnt fingers .lol joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-19-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,988
Posted By road king 97
The main thing to do is keep it moving slowly but...

The main thing to do is keep it moving slowly but steady and dont stop once you get the wire hot enough . If you start and stop it that will mean a bunch of sanding . Good luck girl ! joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-19-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,988
Posted By road king 97
Yep formica wont melt and the wire slides smooth...

Yep formica wont melt and the wire slides smooth across it while cutting through foam . I have a old wire cutter made from a larger american flyer train transformer and it worked great . I would cut...
Forum: Beginners 10-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 21,512
Posted By road king 97
Even tho i went about it the wrong way iam happy...

Even tho i went about it the wrong way iam happy to hear you say your thinking about building one day again . :D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-14-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,435
Posted By road king 97
Even a small plane will sling up water but try it...

Even a small plane will sling up water but try it and see if it will not do it to much . I have had seaplanes with out the groove and a very flat front float front and it did not thro up water that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-13-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By road king 97
I have rufused to buy their glue because as you...

I have rufused to buy their glue because as you stated about them taking advantage of us builders . There are alot of choices to pick from and i use Gorrila glue for most of mine but it takes very...
Forum: Foamies 10-11-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 439,163
Posted By road king 97
Yep me to chellie glad your feeling better ,not...

Yep me to chellie glad your feeling better ,not to many people could get me to try building in foam but you did and now i enjoy it as much as building with balsa and i will always be thankfull to you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 760
Posted By road king 97
JP cycles ordered my new Harley rear tire and...

JP cycles ordered my new Harley rear tire and recieved in 3 days ,shipping was free . Yea Yea its not airplane stuff but many of us on wattflyers ride bikes . :D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 127,448
Posted By road king 97
Nice Hawk hope she is as good as the ones i have...

Nice Hawk hope she is as good as the ones i have seen fly, joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,435
Posted By road king 97
Looks like a plan Ben ,the cowls are going to...

Looks like a plan Ben ,the cowls are going to need some thinking on witch way to go . Mine were made from steamed rolled balsa then minwax water base hardwood flooring clear . 3 coats sanded in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,435
Posted By road king 97
Ben your graff might mean something to others...

Ben your graff might mean something to others here but i will be truthfull when it comes to me ,i cant understand most to do with electrict setups or graffs ,i can read blueprints and figure out some...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-20-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 629
Posted By road king 97
I own a delta larger size one on legs and would...

I own a delta larger size one on legs and would not know what to do with a hand held one exept cut myself and bleed everywhere . I dont see the need for a hand held one since you move the wood aroud...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 127,448
Posted By road king 97
To tell you the truth i would love a sportster...

To tell you the truth i would love a sportster myself and most know i cant stand ARFS or kits either , :D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-20-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 127,448
Posted By road king 97
I have heard good things about the sportster and...

I have heard good things about the sportster and they look sleek also. joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By road king 97
Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I...

Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I still have a thunder tiger lipo that only has a deans plug on it. I have personaly seen a guy have a fire in his pocket from carying a lipo in it and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By road king 97
After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like...

After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like to hear if anyone else thinks that chargers are the cause for some of these lipo fires by not shutting off when fully charged ? joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By road king 97
To be honest most every time i charge my batterys...

To be honest most every time i charge my batterys when iam building at my bench and just sit and keep a close eye on them . I have a metal cooking pan and charge them in . joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By road king 97
Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap...

Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap yard where i buy older bycicles for 10 bucks a piece and plenty of grills out there also. :D
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