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Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By Glacier Girl
Honestly this was things I could have easily done...

Honestly this was things I could have easily done myself. It was a time factor that made the decisions what they were. Hindsite shows I should have done it myself. Would/will have taken just as long....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By Glacier Girl
And just when you thought it couldn't get any...

And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse...
They decided to install the new shower/bath fixtures while I was at work.
Lets just say they are not plumbers. At least not competent ones....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By Glacier Girl
Yeah I'm considering firing the General...

Yeah I'm considering firing the General Contractor, (my wife) and the crew.
Problem there is getting back the funds and finding someone who wants to take over the partially done job.

Most...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By Glacier Girl
Angry What the hello!!!

You know we talk about field etiquette, well how about shop etiquette?

Back story. Having a bath remodeled, wife handling it. Bad move.
Contractor shows up a week late, stays long enough to...
Forum: Beginners 07-17-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Glacier Girl
Something else to check. Is the motor/mount...

Something else to check. Is the motor/mount tight. The stock mount was a piece of ply that got glued into the foam. If it's loose, it can allow the motor to change angles, dependent on throttle...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Glacier Girl
Good ideas all, my problem I can see is laying...

Good ideas all, my problem I can see is laying out the window/doors sticker. That is one long sticker to get straight in one shot.

Hmm, just thought of something. Maybe apply the sticky to the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Glacier Girl
Question Reinstall stickers help?

Managed to snag a rare bird, an EFlite Super Airliner. She's in the hangar for a refit and repaint. In the mean time I managed to remove all the stock stickers from her. Now the problem, #1 they...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-01-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 233,853
Posted By Glacier Girl
Hey Bill, remember these? Said screw it, tossed...

Hey Bill, remember these?
Said screw it, tossed an rx in it, and a couple of packs and took her out to see how she flew. Darn near took the whole runway to get her nose up and lift off. Forgot how...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 233,853
Posted By Glacier Girl
Promised myself there would only be one other...

Promised myself there would only be one other plane I would add to the fleet.
Waiting on the new Nano Sky Hunter, I was perusing the ads over on RCG, and to my wonder there it was, my quest is...
Forum: Foamies 05-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
No regular style. The mechanics of the P-40 style...

No regular style. The mechanics of the P-40 style would have been a bugger trying to keep the float in line with the chord of the wing.

Going with standard style will allow the tire portion to...
Forum: Foamies 05-18-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well somewhere my retracts are sitting, probably...

Well somewhere my retracts are sitting, probably on a dock or in customs...

In the mean time I built another one, this one is the mini version.
And me being me, gotta be different. Instead of a...
Forum: Foamies 05-07-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well after a lot of wire bending and foam hacking...

Well after a lot of wire bending and foam hacking I think I came up with a workable set up for landing gear. Each leg will contain the sponson with a wheel built into it.
Gear will fold backwards,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-07-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Glacier Girl
Similar to the dental picks I have. Word on...

Similar to the dental picks I have. Word on yours, make sure you have no sharp edges or burrs on the metal, as it may nick or cut the band as it slides off.

Nice idea though.
Forum: Foamies 05-04-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well hopefully I won't have to test mine...

Well hopefully I won't have to test mine submerged for several days...:D

Anywho, rather then bore you to tears with cut this, remove that, glue this, etc. etc. etc. Lets just say if you build the...
Forum: Foamies 05-03-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
I saw the brown version when I bought mine, but...

I saw the brown version when I bought mine, but it's water resistant, not water proof.
No biggie giving mine some coats of Minwax. I can spray it on outside so no problem with the smell.

As for...
Forum: Foamies 05-01-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well have begun the adventure, and yep even the...

Well have begun the adventure, and yep even the mishaps. First the mishaps.
Multiple burnt fingertips from hot glue. No matter how many times I do it, I still try it again, using a fingertip to...
Forum: Foamies 05-01-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Glacier Girl
Trying something different again.

Haven't really built anything from foam or foam board for a few years now, last time was the two Agri-Ducks. Honestly I've for some reason lately, been on a multi motor kick. Multiplex Twin Star and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 233,853
Posted By Glacier Girl
Okay it's not quite a plane, but it's built from...

Okay it's not quite a plane, but it's built from plane parts... :p>
Multiplex floats, Slow Stick fuselage, SSX landing gear, prop/motor/esc/servos/rx from my old Predator.

Equipped with a servo...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 04-02-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
And amazingly enough, IT FLEW! Actually it is...

And amazingly enough, IT FLEW!
Actually it is darn fast now. Maybe 10 feet of roll out before becoming airborne. And hauled the mail after that. But in a way not so good. Extra weight means extra...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By Glacier Girl
Bill, I think it's 6 of one, half dozen of...

Bill, I think it's 6 of one, half dozen of another.
When I got back into the hobby I paid $138.00 for a 3S3700 20C pack. I bought 6 of them for one plane. Yes it was a P-38.

I can buy a similar...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-23-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well remaiden scheduled for tomorrow a.m. I...

Well remaiden scheduled for tomorrow a.m.
I got the itch to add a steerable nose wheel. Did have some concerns that cutting a channel through the fuse and into the tail to the rudder servo would be...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-19-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well it's done. Didn't care for the stock tx/rx...

Well it's done. Didn't care for the stock tx/rx so they got shelved for something else later down the road. On a side note, a single rx/esc handled the four fans no problem.

Anywho she now...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-05-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Whoops! forgot the rest of the shots. Removal...

Whoops! forgot the rest of the shots.
Removal of the plug, showing the servo mount for the rudder already there.

Oh and removal of the throttle pot from the stick. There are a pair of tabs, one...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-05-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Well didn't get much accomplished, but here's...

Well didn't get much accomplished, but here's what I've got so far.
Cut open the back of the rear fuselage to gain access to the elevator servo location.

And as I suspected, there is already a...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-04-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Got home form work and decided to see about...

Got home form work and decided to see about disassembly of the fuselage.
To the uninformed the two halves, and the vertical stabilizer are joined with a servo tape or double sided tape if you will....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-03-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Glacier Girl
And it's often aesthetics vs performance. A P-38...

And it's often aesthetics vs performance. A P-38 sitting on the ground doesn't look right if it doesn't have counter rotating props. And they better be on the correct sides.

But in the air, who...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-03-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Honestly I don't think it will be that bad. Maybe...

Honestly I don't think it will be that bad. Maybe I'll work on that while I wait for the parts to arrive. Thanks for the heads up and the idea of what to do while I wait. :D
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-03-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Okay lets look at what I found electronics wise...

Okay lets look at what I found electronics wise in the rx and tx.
When I pulled the rx/esc out I noticed there was a second set of pads behind the elevator servo connection. Marked "servo". Well...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-03-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
Okay, here's where my evil idea got it's start. ...

Okay, here's where my evil idea got it's start.
Take a look at the two photos and tell me you don't think the company had originally thought of a rudder set up?

If so, will not take a lot to get...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 03-03-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glacier Girl
At first I had considered swapping over to a UMX...

At first I had considered swapping over to a UMX set up, even thought about stripping one of my B17's to convert it to a sorta C130. But seeing the unused pads changed my mind. I can always fall back...
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