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Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By pmullen503
Himax and hobby king sell two motor contra...

Himax and hobby king sell two motor contra rotating set ups of various sizes.

There are some pictures I took of the real plane here:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1574254

I'll...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By pmullen503
Nice. Where is the battery hatch going to go?

Nice. Where is the battery hatch going to go?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Getting ready to join the shells for the fuselage...

Getting ready to join the shells for the fuselage that will end up in the model.

I need structure to support the nose gear and a place to put the battery(s). Since I don't know exactly where the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By pmullen503
Subbed! Are you going to sheet the fuselage?

Subbed!

Are you going to sheet the fuselage?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
The mold fuselage is just about ready to...

The mold fuselage is just about ready to Styrospray. I checked my layout and jig for the hotwire cut for the wing and the test cut was good. I wanted to leave the right amount of fuselage above the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Working on the fuse I'll use for molds. I've been...

Working on the fuse I'll use for molds. I've been trying to cold form the recesses for the belly cannon. I used a cigar tube to make depressions in the foam. It's working reasonably well. If I have...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-20-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Summer is a tough time to get much building done....

Summer is a tough time to get much building done. Too much to do while the weather is good!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
I'm finally able to get back to this build after...

I'm finally able to get back to this build after a month of various house guests!

I started work on the RF-15 Reporter variant of the P-61. I would still like to do another P-61 but there's just...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,361
Posted By pmullen503
Outstanding! Congratulations!

Outstanding! Congratulations!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By pmullen503
A tabletop grill or Hibachi also works as a good...

A tabletop grill or Hibachi also works as a good charging station. A busted gas grill can be had for next to nothing and cleaned up to contain your charger and batteries. Remove the burners and line...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,361
Posted By pmullen503
Moving right along. I'm curious as to how well it...

Moving right along. I'm curious as to how well it will fly. At least you should be able to finish by contest end!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-26-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
So here are a couple shots of the new outer...

So here are a couple shots of the new outer wings. Inside there is a 1/8" spar at the back of the spoileron slot. I can cut out for spoilerons and the TE should be stiff enough now.

The scale...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By pmullen503
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By pmullen503
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,541
Posted By pmullen503
I was starting to worry about making the August...

I was starting to worry about making the August ending date!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Some issues with the spoilerons. I build an...

Some issues with the spoilerons.

I build an outer wing panel using the same method I used for the center section. I marked out where the spoileron assembly will go and cut away the skin to match....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Making the spoilerons. This might seem a...

Making the spoilerons.

This might seem a little involved but it really doesn't take that long to do. The spoilerons should be thin and curved to have a narrow gap in the wing skin when retracted....
Forum: Company Discussions 07-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,699
Posted By pmullen503
HK has had a lot of shipping issues to the US...

HK has had a lot of shipping issues to the US lately. They are not the only company however. You should always know when the PAYPAL limit is for an order. Just because HK says it can take up to 39...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By pmullen503
I would built an airplane that's been done...

I would built an airplane that's been done before, including their choice of hardware. That way someone else has gone through the trouble to pick all the components.

LemonRx...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,852
Posted By pmullen503
Good to see the Stearman flying. It's faster...

Good to see the Stearman flying. It's faster than I thought it would be.

What's next?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-08-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Thanks guys. Other than figuring out how to...

Thanks guys.

Other than figuring out how to do the scale spoilerons, things should start moving along more quickly.

Getting the motors mounted on the center section and measuring it's weight...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By pmullen503
This may be a little too "sport" for my tastes...

This may be a little too "sport" for my tastes but it does show how to put together a large foam multi-motor model on the cheap!

Easy-to-build B-17, B-29, P-47 and B-24...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-08-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
I got the motor mounts built from 1/8" lite ply...

I got the motor mounts built from 1/8" lite ply and started arranging the components that will go into the cowls. planning out the wiring runs to reduce the amount of wiring needed saves a surprising...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-01-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Not much to look at but a significant milestone...

Not much to look at but a significant milestone for this project. I got the parts of the center section glued together. After running all the wiring or pull strings, I placed the parts back in the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Gear doors I cut out the gear doors and...

Gear doors

I cut out the gear doors and lined the edges with 1/16 balsa. Then I started working on the door closing mechanism. Plan A was to have the wheel push against an arm and close the doors....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
I was all set to join the parts of the center...

I was all set to join the parts of the center section. I had cut the wiring access holes, run wires or pull strings and sectioned in pieces of wood instead of foam wing skin where the nacelle formers...
Forum: Beginners 06-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By pmullen503
The motor is missing a lead. It should have...

The motor is missing a lead. It should have three wires.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By pmullen503
No, that was Bill G....

No, that was Bill G. http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64321

I don't know if it has ever flown.

Watching the duct experiments with interest........
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Dry fitting the parts. I coated the nacelles...

Dry fitting the parts.

I coated the nacelles with Styrospray 1000 (http://www.industrialpolymers.com/product-list/styrospray-product-list/styrospray/). I gave it only two coats, once everything is...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-13-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,925
Posted By pmullen503
Thanks! I'm getting ready to assemble the...

Thanks!

I'm getting ready to assemble the booms/elevator/wing center section. The booms have been sanded, filled, and coated with WBPU to get them ready for Styrospray 1000. The stabilizer was...
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