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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Casting Materials

Exactly the opposite of what I expected was experienced Saturday. I went looking for sulphur free modeling clay. First stop was
at Michael's Crafts where I found there to be "0" declaration of...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Baseline Understanding "REQUIRED"

I want to take a moment and remind readers 3D printers print solid geometry. CAD art is not all created
equally. You have solid geometry images which can be printed and a skin most often found in...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Don, They are two different CAD drawings of...

Don,

They are two different CAD drawings of the B-47 baseline cockpit instruments and controls.
Printed, these components would be at the each level and glued into a rectangular enclosure
then...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Which of these is preferred? It will print in...

Which of these is preferred? It will print in white regardless of style.


http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=173169&stc=1&d=1391093402...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-03-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cockpit Tub Within Hotwired Tubes

Remember I am doing shorthand posts relative to previous posts wherein you may have been confused by something you
thought was the furthest from a scale modeling project. Well, they are going to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cockpits Are Eye Magnets

Excellent question! Yes, and no ;^) Weight was my real reason. I have to maintain a real sense of AUW (all up weight)
economy 24/7 for this project. I am only permitted 15kg ~ 33# AUW without...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-03-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Heart For The Tin Man

Ah, a little heart for the "Tin Man"...this is nice :) Sorry, caught in a weak moment wondering
if anyone was following along. Yes, I will take some photos of the how-2 for molding process.
The...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Don, or anyone reading along... Has anyone...

Don, or anyone reading along...

Has anyone ever posted an RTV mold making process that you recall? Is there any interest in my sharing
the process as we make our new crew member head/helmet?
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
New 1/8th Crew/Pilot Head

Will Dremel to match later today when I return from "gottsta do's".

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=174432&stc=1&d=1396454634...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-30-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Gotta Ask Elsewhere...But Will Share

:{ Disappointed there were no replies to my RTV molding post. Guess I will have to go to
RCScaleBuilder.com to get feedback. Will post back here as I work through molding a
helmet for my three...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-27-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
CNC Test of the inboard nacelle will arrive in...

CNC Test of the inboard nacelle will arrive in two weeks. Javier has been Flite-Metaling
his T-38 molds. This is one huge turbine at over 12' in length.

Decided to make my own helmets from RTV...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Scale Realism, Its Value & Parting Point Examples

"The" helmeted crew members in proper scale are a wee bit more difficult to achieve than I originally imagined. 1:8.7669
gets you half way 'tween off the shelf figures in hope of looking correct. ...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-18-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
The Sum Of All Their Parts

Lyle Vasser's 9th scale B-17 crew members are available with crush caps or ball caps. I opted for the head with ball caps and
radio headset. Both get Dremeled making way for our ballast...I mean...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-09-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Bling Bling

Finally rediscovered the chaff despensory system. Glitter Glitter

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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Guidance Counselors...aka Delivery Men

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-B6XHKS2UgI0/TdBljCHzsaI/AAAAAAAAKoM/SpLRhImXUqU/s400/ph_ac_0.jpg

Spent several days working on the pilot, co-pilot, and nav/bombadier. Resolved ninth scale sizing and...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-03-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Over Running One's Own Documentation...aka Get'r Done Son

Hang in there just a moment I think I have the flight video close by. Its a kinda sorta
scale B-47 with the outrigger pushed outward beneath outboard nacelles which then
are disporportional by...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
There are many elements to take into...

There are many elements to take into consideration relative to thrust. Most important to me
is Static thrust across base leg to final. Maintaining level attitude across and initially into
Final is...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Nacelle Evaluation

Don,

Good comment. Actually all thrust measurements were derived three years ago using youtube video
searches for 120mm edf with Neumotors 1915 series motors. At the time I made a preliminary...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Back To The Wild Blue Yonder... Dow Styrofoam Blue

We expect to see "blue polystyrene" test results of corrected inboard .iges file soon. I spoke to Javier, who is close to
sending individual rough cut sections to enable me to check mechanical...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
You're Practicing Diplomatic Skills...

No Pattern,

Nah, prior to its content being deleted, you need only to have read sentence one to clearly see the ignorance of it all...
considering there are four threads spaning my entire...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-18-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
.STL Continuity & Nurbs Editing

Printing a part properly requires a "closed" geometry. Though .stl files can be solid geometry, they do not have to be "solid".
The unclosed shapes or portions there of are simply not printed. The...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cavalier

Wow,

Unfortunately, I anticipated this lack of patience and cavalier points of view as we neared this point in this project.
While some might expect a spewing of childish knee jerk reply...I...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
3D Printing, Where The ABS Meets Your Specification

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=173619&stc=1&d=1392663558

Basically when you open up your Up!3D printer you will find these elements need to be assembled in a precise,...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-13-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 746
Posted By Flite-Metal
He-162 will provide an excellent jet experience...

He-162 will provide an excellent jet experience with the assurance you are not
going to be plowing a row at your field. The larger the better! Go for a 90mm
to liven your experience while at the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-31-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
LABS, After All This Time...Enjoy

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This will visually explain the LABS (Low Altitude Bombing System) maneuver.

Note:
Change in...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
I am building an index of stl components to...

I am building an index of stl components to print. Glued together looks like the single
file image above. Acetone is used to join/melt parts together. This is of no difference...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
http://www.cadspan.com/images/www/webgraphics/cs_l...

http://www.cadspan.com/images/www/webgraphics/cs_logo.png

In the use of CADspan it is either a free plug in to SketchUp with basic functions or
a composition service capable of literally...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Slice & Dice Preview

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=173148&stc=1&d=1391029204

Sketchup enabled with CADspan permits saving the skp file as a printable stl as long as there are no holes in...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
Thanks But...

Thanks for your suggestion but we are already knee deep in our solution and only wanted to convert some SKP cockpit
renderings to STL for printing, not redo our entire project for sake of its...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,679
Posted By Flite-Metal
CADspan Looks Good So Far

Chellie, thanks for the lead into what eventually provided to be more than one solution.

Unfortunately, the lead you provided and its download failed to initiate leaving me a did
not open...
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