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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 02:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By Abuelo
Joe, you're aware these are two different...

Joe, you're aware these are two different Buttercups with the same name? Hogal's version is the Fred Reese's design.

Could be scaled up by 1.78 to a 48" wingspan and a 36" fuselage length.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By Abuelo
Yes I do, and yes I would. Bill

Yes I do, and yes I would.

Bill
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By Abuelo
Joe, this will be great. I thoroughly enjoy...

Joe, this will be great.

I thoroughly enjoy following build threads and have subscribed. Will most likely build along with you. This is one of the better designs from one of the better...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Abuelo
Might add that with the Spectrum 6i transmitter...

Might add that with the Spectrum 6i transmitter you need to activate the throttle cutoff for this to work. For each of model, go to the setup menu, item 5 and change the setting from INH to ACT.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Abuelo
How did she fly?

How did she fly?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-29-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,063
Posted By Abuelo
Chellie, Put a 'tail' on the formica pattern...

Chellie,

Put a 'tail' on the formica pattern at the trailing edge, quarter inch by two or three inches is enough. Start your cutting on the tail and if the pattern starts to burn, nothing is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Abuelo
Made the mod last night, photos attached. No...

Made the mod last night, photos attached.

No issues, 15 minutes, and exactly as the video spelled out. The blade toggle switch came from Radio Shack, #275 0634 and under $4, and matches the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-03-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 609
Posted By Abuelo
Sounds good, Mech. Will give this some thought.

Sounds good, Mech. Will give this some thought.
Forum: Beginners 09-27-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Abuelo
I thought I was the only one. ;-)

I thought I was the only one. ;-)
Forum: Beginners 09-26-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Abuelo
Opus, if you can't secure the plan sheet you...

Opus, if you can't secure the plan sheet you need, you might try Outerzone. Steve there is a plan source and he has three different DH Beaver plans, all for different wingspans, for downloading. ...
Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB 09-24-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Abuelo
Joe, the RCM plan is available from Outerzone,...

Joe, the RCM plan is available from Outerzone, free from there plus the cost to print.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_files_05/5958/Strikemaster.pdf

Looks simple enough to scratch build. The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Abuelo
Lookin' good.

Lookin' good.
Forum: WWI Era 09-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,670
Posted By Abuelo
Marcelo, Every sport and activity seems to...

Marcelo,

Every sport and activity seems to have its own vocabulary and the use of initials for what is perceived as common knowledge. Easy to forget that newcomers aren't familiar with the terms....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By Abuelo
Here is a photo of the board in use. The...

Here is a photo of the board in use.

The plan is clamped down with waxed paper over and a metal yardstick serving as a hard straight edge for the wing. Magnets and clamps hold everything else....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,617
Posted By Abuelo
Question Idea for the next contest

I've been thinking of what to build for the next contest. One idea, how about considering building (not necessarily from scratch) an aircraft that, if enlarged up to a human scale, you yourself would...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Abuelo
Polyspan is a great choice. I use it wherever I...

Polyspan is a great choice. I use it wherever I can, along with tautening nitrate dope, and have been very pleased.

If of any benefit, here is a photo of my Lazy Bee wing built to the plans. Its...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Abuelo
Don't want to rain on your parade, but building...

Don't want to rain on your parade, but building R/C in 1/72 scale is going to be extremely difficult. I'm sure it can be done, occasionally there are articles about military drones in this size...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-17-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By Abuelo
Magnetic building board

I decided I needed a better building surface than I had been using, a drafting board from high school. Got the idea of a magnetic one from the forum and tracked down the pieces.

The metal surface...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Abuelo
Per my plans from Clancy, the C/G is at 27.5% of...

Per my plans from Clancy, the C/G is at 27.5% of the wing chord, or just slightly ahead of the front shear webbing between the first top and bottom spars.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-08-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 741
Posted By Abuelo
Flyable : 0 Ready for gear installation: 1...

Flyable : 0

Ready for gear installation: 1
- Stunt Runt, 42" span high wing

In need of minor repair: 4
- Lady Bug - redo nose for larger motor
- Roaring 20 - new firewall
- DQA -...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, please change the date in your camera. ...

Nigel, please change the date in your camera. Interesting video, but dated in 2008?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Abuelo
You sure can, but he there is a bit more to it...

You sure can, but he there is a bit more to it than you mentioned.

Several outfits sell compatible micro receivers for use with the 72 band transmitters. I have a receiver and crystal purchased...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-29-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Abuelo
My daughter is a professor at one of these...

My daughter is a professor at one of these institutions. When I visited with her family last spring I gave her sons, 6 and 8, one of the small Husban quadcopters and showed them how to fly it. They...
Forum: Beginners 07-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Abuelo
You might be out of luck in finding a balsa...

You might be out of luck in finding a balsa biplane ARF in this size range. Foam is more popular and much more common these days, and so you might need to scratch build what you are looking for.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-10-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By Abuelo
???? Something along this line? The Hot...

???? Something along this line?

The Hot Tube, a 1960 vintage multi with the twin engines mounted back-to-back within the tube. Found on Outerzone. There is also one there called the Ballooney, a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Abuelo
Check the HeadsupRC site. Across the top in blue...

Check the HeadsupRC site. Across the top in blue are several sub sites and one is for Help and Technical. Easy to overlook as we usually go there seeking a specific product.

Try: ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By Abuelo
Dope is a lacquer made up from nitrocellulose...

Dope is a lacquer made up from nitrocellulose dissolved in a solvent, usually MEK or acetone. Any paint that will go over lacquer will work.

Aircraft spruce is a good mail order source and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-06-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 910
Posted By Abuelo
Thumbs up Subscribed. Nothing to add on the...

Subscribed.

Nothing to add on the construction, you know what you are doing.

Only suggestion is to check www.DharmaTrading.com for the silk. They carry several weights and the quality is...
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 970
Posted By Abuelo
+1 on the Gorilla White Glue. Huber's got you...

+1 on the Gorilla White Glue. Huber's got you covered.

If you want a more paste-like, or if you want something lighter than just the glue, try Durham's Water Putty (red, white, and yellow round...
Forum: Humor 07-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Abuelo
Two guys were standing at the bar when one asked,...

Two guys were standing at the bar when one asked, "That woman down at the end, is that Hortense?"

The other looked and replied, "I don't think so. She seems pretty relaxed to me."
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