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Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-14-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,702
Posted By john38
Mark, can we expect to see this at Bieulieu and...

Mark,
can we expect to see this at Bieulieu and if so - when ??

john
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 12-10-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,006
Posted By john38
Hello Greg, I have the orline plan and...

Hello Greg,

I have the orline plan and instructions too and as you say, no date on any of them.

I was hoping that the design might have gone back into the 60'3 and I might just get it in as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-26-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 464,066
Posted By john38
hello Don, its not sorted out - looks like...

hello Don,

its not sorted out - looks like an unwanted interaction between my system and wattflyer website as I can post ok on other forums.

resolving the problem by using my wife's computer...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-26-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,006
Posted By john38
Thanks Sky, I was hoping someone of my vintage...

Thanks Sky,
I was hoping someone of my vintage in the USA could put a date to the deweyville.I couldn't have been the only one to build one !!
john
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-24-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,006
Posted By john38
Deweyville Special Is it vintage ??

Does anyone know if the Deweyville Special is vintage or nostalgic or not ?? I built one a long time ago from the old Orline kit and the plan has no date or copyright claim on it. The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-24-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 464,066
Posted By john38
hello Don, i have tried to post to forums but...

hello Don, i have tried to post to forums but keep getting response - message too short , add at least 1 character " have tried that - just get same response - can you help ??
typical - this post...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 03-12-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By john38
cashrc, I picked up an 25 amp silver series...

cashrc,

I picked up an 25 amp silver series some time ago when on vacation in the USA and only recently started using it. I was disappointed to find that it did not differentiate between lipos...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-08-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,578
Posted By john38
I have a 108" precedent aeronca champion which I...

I have a 108" precedent aeronca champion which I built many moons ago.

before I built it, a review in one of the model mags warned that the ailerons were ineffective and that the down going...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 01-14-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By john38
The picture of the ranger 42 on the ebay advert...

The picture of the ranger 42 on the ebay advert looks very like the Goldberg Cessna skylane 42" model.

I wouldn't be surprised if the construction wasn't similar.

I bought the skylane in...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-12-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,415
Posted By john38
Billmod12 I used to catch my r/c gliders...

Billmod12

I used to catch my r/c gliders but having gone electric I no longer do that just in case I accidentally knock throttle forward and start the motor as I catch model
John
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 03-17-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,323
Posted By john38
reference the forces at the wing tip joint - I...

reference the forces at the wing tip joint - I was referring to flying forces. landing forces and hanger rash were not factored in ;-)
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 03-16-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,323
Posted By john38
teamteor, at least 3 ways joining tip...

teamteor,

at least 3 ways joining tip panels to centre sections

1. if spars are in line then conventional thin ply (1/16") dihedral joiners either side of spar and also on inside of L/edge...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-15-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By john38
try the Sig Rascal - 2 sizes to choose from and...

try the Sig Rascal - 2 sizes to choose from and it is one of the prettiest vintage style r/c arf models available
john
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-08-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,362
Posted By john38
lightest glue for balsa

Sam,
you cannot get any lighter than cyano glue put on with the smallest dropper you have. You need good fitting joints to get best strength as thin cyano will not gap fill. In this case use...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-06-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,412
Posted By john38
Smile rudderbug

Sean and Kenny,
your assumptions re r'bands use is correct. I was reluctant to rubberband from the front dowels down to the fuselage dowels as I thought it would put too much strain on the dowel...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-06-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,412
Posted By john38
Rudderbug

Sean,

My Rudderbug ( purchased at a club auction ) was ,I think, built to the original 74" span plan. ( which I dont have a clean readable copy of )

The builder of mine obviously did not like...
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