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Forum: Beginners
07-05-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

Always someone asks the difficult question...... ...

Always someone asks the difficult question......

The kit comes with tissue although it would need doping..... However, I am considering something like a textured antique Oratex.

However after...
Forum: Beginners
07-05-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

I can see the practicalities of the motor angle,...

I can see the practicalities of the motor angle, thank you for explaining it.

However, I already ordered a better model, and so the little Sopwith is doomed to be a shelf model, and painting...
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

The hiatus

So, the cheap screw up plane has got definite issues.....

Wing spas are useless, trying to find the ancillary bits is a nightmare..... The engine mount is badly cut and so the motor is on an angle...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

The plane itself

This is the current state of play of my 'screw-up' plane.....


This is a cheap 14" wingspan model. I do have a 1.2M wingspan J3 Piper Cub trainer that is somewhere over the Pacific Ocean at the...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

This model is to screw up....... Let me...

This model is to screw up.......

Let me explain....

Having not made any model for over 40 years, and never made an RC model, this is the one to make mistakes with.....

The mistakes could be...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

Next steps

So, the basic model is slowly coming together.....

It was missing the Vickers guns, so I have 3d printed a couple as shown......

But my big question is paint ........

I want to paint this...
Forum: Beginners
06-29-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By The Professor

The beginning......

So, as I mentioned in my introduction post, I am very new to the whole RC plane 'thing'......

In the 70's my uncle used to build planes, but my mum and dad would not buy me one as they were very...
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