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Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-21-2014, 02:30 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf
Sigh, another short work day. Got the basic rear...

Sigh, another short work day. Got the basic rear ramp cut for the trailer and screwed it on. We will work on it more next spring, I will just prime and paint it before the winter comes. I plan on...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-15-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Sigh a long doctor appointment cut into my...

Sigh a long doctor appointment cut into my modeling time today. I was able to decide where to put the flaps and ailerons on the Senorita and marked where the balsa is to be glued and cut. I then had...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-10-2014, 01:26 PM
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Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Well, Tuesday we were able to put the last coat...

Well, Tuesday we were able to put the last coat of blue on the trailer. It set out overnight to dry and it rained. No leaks that we saw. My daughter and I will try to cut the door today or tomorrow...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Working model of split flaps showing retracted,...

Working model of split flaps showing retracted, 1/2 flap and full flap. The pivot rods will be 5mm carbon fiber rod and the arms are of unequal length.
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Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Well Hung has brought in his brother so between...

Well Hung has brought in his brother so between the winds and rain we have not been able to finish putting on the last layer of Blue. We did get the 3/4 pressure treated piece of plywood to use for...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Murals

It will be a while before my daughter gets the murals ready. But I will post pics as soon as she completes them.

Thank You for your kind comments. I'm off to work on the elevator to continue prep...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-01-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Blue on Blue

Here are 2 pics of the trailer in it's first coat of blue. Pretty ain't it. Might be some time before my daughter is able to get the murals done for the sides.

Randy...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-30-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Finished putting first blue coat on trailer (will...

Finished putting first blue coat on trailer (will post pics later). Looks real pretty. I showed my daughter several pictures of B-17's in combat and said what I would like. She said she will do an...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
FliteMetal

Well, we got the FliteMetal sample in last week. I'm trying to get a smooth seal on the elevator to provide a proper surface for the FliteMetal. I will post before and after pics when I'm satisfied...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Question on spars

We are sheeting the entire plane with balsa. Would balsa spars for the main wing suffice or do we need to upgrade them to spruce? There are 4 spars that run the length of the wing 1/4" wide by 3/4"...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-05-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By reblacklaf
Well, we were able to get together today and work...

Well, we were able to get together today and work on the trailer. Got moldings applied and holes puttied. I worked on cutting in the primer coat and then we tried to roll the primer. The roller fell...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-23-2014, 04:26 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf
Well it looked like the weather wold force us to...

Well it looked like the weather wold force us to work on the planes. Alas it was not to be. One of the walnut trees in the back yard snapped and landed on the neighbors garage. We had to work...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-16-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Back at it

Finally felt up to working (knee is starting to work well). We were able to get the trailer out and prime the sides before other obligations took us away. We hope to get more accomplished next week....
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-07-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Hopping to be back at it Friday the 8th. ...

Hopping to be back at it Friday the 8th.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Didn't do much today. Just verified the outputs...

Didn't do much today. Just verified the outputs of the 5 pin connector for the car that will haul the trailer and did a test fit to see if the brake light for the top of the trailer would work. Still...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-19-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Just to let everyone know I should be back to...

Just to let everyone know I should be back to work on these projects on Monday the 21st.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-04-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By reblacklaf
Well I got home from hospital yesterday at noon....

Well I got home from hospital yesterday at noon. Only checked emails. The way I'm feeling today it might be at least another week before I can touch a tool again.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-18-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Sig Kadet Seniorita

Here are the pictures of the fuselage, wing, fin/rudder, stabilizer/elevator.
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Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Thanks for the well wishes both here and the...

Thanks for the well wishes both here and the PM's. Hope to get over to Robb's tonight and get pics of the trainer builds to post.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Not much done today just crawled over trailer...

Not much done today just crawled over trailer installing running lights. Have to put trailer on hold for next week and a half and work on trainers. Must wait till next government check comes. So I am...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-13-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Got the roof installed. Hope to get lights and...

Got the roof installed. Hope to get lights and fenders done tomorrow. Then off to the DMV. Still have to find used windows, sand edges, seal, put on mouldings, do drop gate and paint.


Shots of...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-13-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
The Motors are in.

Well the motors arrived and they look like a very compact package. They are less than an 1" in diameter. They are supposed to supply 300watts at 30amps on a 2C lipo swinging an 8.5x6 3 bladed prop....
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-12-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Was only able to put the front on the trailer...

Was only able to put the front on the trailer today with the doc appointment taking up my morning and rain until mid afternoon so here are the front and back pics of the front of the trailer panel.
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Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Well, just got home from the Doc's they are doing...

Well, just got home from the Doc's they are doing knee replacement surgery on the 23th. It will hamper build on the trailer if it isn't done by then, but I hope to be able to continue plane builds.
...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-11-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By reblacklaf
Nope just a young 67 with bad back and knees. See...

Nope just a young 67 with bad back and knees. See doc tomorrow to find out when they can schedule a knee replacement. Sigh.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-10-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Check and see if the pics are there now. I...

Check and see if the pics are there now. I reloaded everything.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Every thing shows up on my screen. Randy

Every thing shows up on my screen.

Randy
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-10-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Red x's

I have no Idea what is causing the problem. Is anyone else have this problem? I use postimg.org to store my images. Can you see the plane pics? Maybe the size is too large.

Randy:confused:
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
More work on trailer today.

Shot of floor module loaded and fastened to the trailer just waiting for the box cover.

http://s25.postimg.org/dklxcds9b/IMG_20140609_170512.jpg

Bottom of trailer ready for undercoating.
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Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-09-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By reblacklaf
Motors

OH, The custom built motors from AstroFlight have been shipped:D. Should be here this week and we can work on mounting brackets.

Randy
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