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Forum: Humor Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Abuelo
Atomic

Two hydrogen atoms were talking and one asked the other, "You look sad, are you OK?"

"No," the second replied, "I lost my electron."

"That's serious, are you sure?"

"Yes," he said. "I'm...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Abuelo
Don't forget the old standby and last resort, a...

Don't forget the old standby and last resort, a light wipe of cooking oil or PAM type spray over the parts of a plan that need duplicating.

Advantages: Nothing will stick to the plan and the...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-09-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,421
Posted By Abuelo
Very welcome.

Very welcome.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-08-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,421
Posted By Abuelo
If you think a silk and dope finish might work,...

If you think a silk and dope finish might work, take a look at Dharma Trading Co for the silk and acid dyes and Aircraft Spruce for the nitrate dope. I've ordered and used their products and was...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,421
Posted By Abuelo
Very nice. Looking at a silk and dope finish? ...

Very nice. Looking at a silk and dope finish?

Keep us posted on your progress.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-06-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Abuelo
Eddy, Highly suggest adding a wing spar in...

Eddy,

Highly suggest adding a wing spar in the two center sections. The wing structure is OK for just drifting through the sky but weak for any type of maneuvering. My Nomad had an Ace pulse...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-04-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Abuelo
C.ctas has you covered. I bought the tubing...

C.ctas has you covered.

I bought the tubing at Lowe's from the plumbing supplies dept. where its on a big spool wiith the other tubing. It is referred to as surgical tubing around here and is easy...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Abuelo
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Abuelo
And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for...

And the rattle can paint jobs are appropriate for these, designed and built before Monocoat and the various foams and plastics came into the hobby. Keep up the good work, the older planes are still...
Forum: Beginners 06-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 789
Posted By Abuelo
I read the initial reply to WM's posting and...

I read the initial reply to WM's posting and thought it was well written and accurate. The posting referenced behavior and its ramifications and did not criticize the individual. If someone...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Abuelo
:) Well done

:) Well done
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Abuelo
Any chance for photos of the completed Minni...

Any chance for photos of the completed Minni Mambo?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-15-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, The Mach-None was a good plane but...

Nigel,

The Mach-None was a good plane but was intended for half-A pattern flying as it was a scaled down pattern Mach-One. There was a similar plane, also from Ace at about the same time, the...
Forum: Beginners 06-09-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Abuelo
Already answered. Posting deleted.

Already answered. Posting deleted.
Forum: Beginners 06-06-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 917
Posted By Abuelo
WM, both are after market DSM2 receivers that are...

WM, both are after market DSM2 receivers that are very reasonably priced. I only have experience with the Lemon and have had zero issues. In their words:

"Note:
1) This is not a Spektrum DSMX...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,917
Posted By Abuelo
Smile Made the Cloud Kitten maiden plus two more...

Made the Cloud Kitten maiden plus two more flights this morning. No rain, minimal wind, and only a few other planes at the flying site.

Had an expert flyer do the first flight, Takeoff was a bit...
Forum: Beginners 05-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By Abuelo
in my area Batteries + will make up any pack you...

in my area Batteries + will make up any pack you want, using their cells and your case/connectors/whatever. Price is that of the cells alone.
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 05-02-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,839
Posted By Abuelo
I've made several orders with Headsup with no...

I've made several orders with Headsup with no problems, but this last one was missing one ESC. Ordered Monday night, received acknowledgement Tuesday, the package on Thursday.

Was short one of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-30-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,917
Posted By Abuelo
Smile Cloud Kitten completed

Finally have the Cloud Kitten complete. Will connect the pushrods and install the control horns tonight and be set for the maiden flight this weekend.

Photos attached.

Specifics: All balsa...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,372
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, we're thinking alike here. I like to let...

Nigel, we're thinking alike here. I like to let issues like this sit and percolate for a day or so before jumping in with a modification. The battery location is fine, just need side bracing and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,372
Posted By Abuelo
Survived the maiden session intact. First...

Survived the maiden session intact.

First flight was not so good, would climb OK but fall off in a turn and head for the ground. Made essentially a belly landing in the grass, bending up the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,372
Posted By Abuelo
Photos, 3rd try.

Photos, 3rd try.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,372
Posted By Abuelo
Photos added, didn't show up the first time.

Photos added, didn't show up the first time.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,372
Posted By Abuelo
Built this Lil Spirit from plans I've had for...

Built this Lil Spirit from plans I've had for years. Dating back to the mid 1960s, this balsa-build plane was for a rudder only escapement system and an .049. I had built several for the Ace pulse...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Abuelo
The bipe wasn't the right plane, sorry, but I did...

The bipe wasn't the right plane, sorry, but I did find this. Enough info for a 'from scratch' build.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Abuelo
If this is the plane, check...

If this is the plane, check http://www.outerzone.co.uk/search/results.asp?keyword=bull&Submit=Search
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By Abuelo
Take a look at this site. ...

Take a look at this site. http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/flywing1.htm
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By Abuelo
Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and...

Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and tested in the 70's and prior. The Southwestern Honker series out of New Mexico used it as did the kit designed by Joe Wagner of VECO, the Dakota...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,383
Posted By Abuelo
Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right...

Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right shows what the glue joint is like after setup and after being misaligned. Cut apart along the glue line as well as the saw allowed to see the extent...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,383
Posted By Abuelo
I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam,...

I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam, as well as the white Dollar Tree stuff.

My method? Spread it on one surface and cover completely, then scrape as much off as reasonably possible...
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