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Forum: Foamies 05-22-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By mclarkson
If we're talking about the same fanfold that I...

If we're talking about the same fanfold that I use - Dow Protection Board III Underlayment extruded polystyrene foam board - my Lowe's stopped carrying it a while back. :(
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 05-19-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 182,422
Posted By mclarkson
Bummer! Maybe someone will find it and give you a...

Bummer! Maybe someone will find it and give you a call.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-19-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,138
Views: 490,933
Posted By mclarkson
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-18-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By mclarkson
I would use slow-cure epoxy or Gorilla Glue. (CA...

I would use slow-cure epoxy or Gorilla Glue. (CA tends to be too brittle for my tastes.)

And solent's absolutely correct - remember to scuff up the surface of the CF to make sure whatever glue you...
Forum: Combat 05-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By mclarkson
Sounds like a blast! I'd love to do combat...

Sounds like a blast! I'd love to do combat sometime.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-18-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 150,305
Posted By mclarkson
Some great planes on this page. Holy crap,...

Some great planes on this page. Holy crap, Leadchucker - that glider is HUGE! (I suppose you already know that, though.)

My latest is another scratch build. Dollar Tree foam Mugi with lights for...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-17-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
My calculations show that, if I pull the paper...

My calculations show that, if I pull the paper off of both sides instead of just one side, I would save 22.5 grams or 8/10 of an ounce.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-16-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By mclarkson
No doubt. Not dissing CAD skills or their utility...

No doubt. Not dissing CAD skills or their utility at all. Especially if you have access to a laser cutter, 3D printer, or etc.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-15-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By mclarkson
Way to go, Sir. I gotta say, though, that CAD...

Way to go, Sir. I gotta say, though, that CAD skills are most definitely not needed for scratch building. (I actually have some, but rarely use them.)
Forum: Foamies 05-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,816
Posted By mclarkson
Another nice looking plane, sir!

Another nice looking plane, sir!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-15-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By mclarkson
Best of luck with the build, sir!

Best of luck with the build, sir!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Here's some onboard footage. wVOMdVBHZXM

Here's some onboard footage.

wVOMdVBHZXM
Forum: Foamies 05-13-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,816
Posted By mclarkson
Thank you, sir.

Thank you, sir.
Forum: Foamies 05-12-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,816
Posted By mclarkson
My latest is a clone of the Mugi Evo. Made mostly...

My latest is a clone of the Mugi Evo. Made mostly from a single sheet of Dollar Tree foam.

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/beauty3.jpg
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-12-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Here's some photos of the final(?) plane.

Here's some photos of the final(?) plane.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-12-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
I imagine it would have weighed a metric ton! ...

I imagine it would have weighed a metric ton!

My first one from Dollar Tree foam was a shade over 11 ounces, without the LEDs and other fancy stuff.

I left the paper on one half of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-12-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By mclarkson
Here, 10-12MPH constitutes 'calm conditions,' and...

Here, 10-12MPH constitutes 'calm conditions,' and I'll fly pretty much anything in my hangar (except the tiniest ultra-micros) in anything up to 15MPH.

I regularly fly in winds up to around...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-12-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 35,833
Views: 1,656,810
Posted By mclarkson
That looks like the bottom half of a Tiger Moth....

That looks like the bottom half of a Tiger Moth. Once you find the other wing, I'm sure she'll fly just great! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Thanks, Don. Sure, you could make a hatch from...

Thanks, Don. Sure, you could make a hatch from foam; that was my original plan but then I went through my big box of 'plastic crap that I should throw away except that it might be useful on an...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-11-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Here's the video of the maiden(s), if anyone's...

Here's the video of the maiden(s), if anyone's innerested:

POLFj16nVP0
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-11-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
And a maiden / re-maiden / night maiden of the...

And a maiden / re-maiden / night maiden of the finished plane. It flies pretty well. :)

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/night-maiden-01.jpg
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-11-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
I honestly don't remember what this hatch piece...

I honestly don't remember what this hatch piece originally was. Maybe a construction jig for the wings on my Pico Tiger Moth? I dunno.

The hinge is tape. I epoxied two small pieces of foam in the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-11-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
After slicing open some access to get at the...

After slicing open some access to get at the servos. I actually had to cut even farther to pull the bad servo out.

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/IMG_2670.jpg


Gluing...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-11-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Here's what's left of my prototype, after tearing...

Here's what's left of my prototype, after tearing everything out of it.

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/IMG_2669.jpg
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-10-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Well, there's gonna be one now! :)

Well, there's gonna be one now! :)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-10-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
:censor:ing :censor: :censor:ed of a :censor:...

:censor:ing :censor: :censor:ed of a :censor: :censor:ing :censor:er!

I went out today to do a quick maiden / test flight and ... one of the servos has gone wonky! I'll have to dig the :censor:...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-09-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
Rather than halt progress altogether, I'm gluing...

Rather than halt progress altogether, I'm gluing the tail fins in place. And, of course, I have to light it up at every step to see how it looks. :)
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-09-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
And ... I screwed up. Seems inevitable somehow....

And ... I screwed up. Seems inevitable somehow. Despite my best efforts to get everything set up before folding and gluing the wing, I placed the servos slightly farther forward than in the original,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-08-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
I'm finally gluing the wing up. This is where it...

I'm finally gluing the wing up. This is where it all comes together (or all falls apart.)

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/IMG_2651.jpg
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-08-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By mclarkson
I'm trying to get all the wiring squared away...

I'm trying to get all the wiring squared away before I fold the wing up, as there's no good way to get at things afterward. One final test of the LEDs. I was thinking of adding more but I think this...
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