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Forum: Foamies
04-13-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,250
Posted By speedyb

or maybe this ( I cant find the crafters...

or maybe this ( I cant find the crafters adhesive on Loctite website)
http://www.loctiteproducts.com/tds/CNTCT_ISNS_tds.pdf
Forum: Foamies
04-13-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,250
Posted By speedyb

look for this loctite product, I have just...

look for this loctite product, I have just started using it, so no reports yet.
http://shop.hobbylobby.com/products/crafter-s-indoor-safe-adhesive-242198/
01-26-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,694
Posted By speedyb

sears parts is pretty awesome :) I bought...

sears parts is pretty awesome :)

I bought new half nut for a 6" atlas.
rebuilt it, and sold it. The ways were not very good however.
currently have a chinese enco 13x40.
01-24-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,694
Posted By speedyb

An Atlas lathe correct ?

An Atlas lathe correct ?
01-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,694
Posted By speedyb

a set of decent center drills will cure most, if...

a set of decent center drills will cure most, if not all, of drill bit wandering.
Do not "cheap out" on drill bits.

Cleveland, Alpha, Hertel, etc., good buys.
you don't really need anything...
01-21-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,694
Posted By speedyb

http://www.use-enco.com/

http://www.use-enco.com/
01-20-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 512,056
Posted By speedyb

On the workbench is a Graupner Club Star 2 Glider.

On the workbench is a Graupner Club Star 2 Glider.
Forum: WWI Era
01-18-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,475
Posted By speedyb

very nice, me likey :)

very nice, me likey :)
Forum: Foamies
01-18-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 732,437
Posted By speedyb

Going to be a nice day in North Texas tommorow. ...

Going to be a nice day in North Texas tommorow.

And I am sick with a Cold....
01-13-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,562
Posted By speedyb

another annoyance for myself.... my expensive...

another annoyance for myself.... my expensive epson R2400 photo printer is now barely working.
it almost, kinda, sorta paid for itself at one time..but now not so much.
it might work on roll feed,...
01-12-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,562
Posted By speedyb

And A4 is common to buy in the US.

And A4 is common to buy in the US.
01-10-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By speedyb

Candy Store

often known as a "local hobby shop" :D

Turns out a 5c piece of Licorice is now known as a "4-star 40 kit" and costs about 80 bucks.

should taste good though ;)
Forum: Beginners
01-10-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,660
Posted By speedyb

continue to crash and burn money of course ! ...

continue to crash and burn money of course !

on a more serious note..

learn the basics+ of control :

fly the racetrack pattern, level. use aileron and rudder together
(co-ordinated turn)....
01-10-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

I have set a "goal" of sorts - wait till...

I have set a "goal" of sorts - wait till July/August, see if I still have interest in a Laser Cutter.
By then I should have saved enough to have a choice in hobby lasers.
There is just a lot work...
01-09-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,419
Posted By speedyb

nice, that Dave Schaefer is a really smart guy...

nice, that Dave Schaefer is a really smart guy too.
The clubs high power field is not far from me. It's also one of my Coyote hunting places :)
01-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

I can see a laser cutter in the future :)

I can see a laser cutter in the future :)
01-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

update, is that I am continuing on with the kit....

update, is that I am continuing on with the kit. the replacemnt wood kit will be a nice backup for whatever the future brings :)

it is all going a bit slower than anticipated, but there is no...
01-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

the F6 former was a surprise.. and I also have...

the F6 former was a surprise.. and I also have not ready about any gotchas.
wont discount I did something wrong.

I did get shorted 2 of the dihedral braces, and a wing tip 3/4" triangle.
01-07-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

I ain't cutting out and notching wing ribs, thank...

I ain't cutting out and notching wing ribs, thank you :eek::D
that's why (insert deity) made laser beams.

I do revere the old timers who did it !
01-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

I think somewhere in between :)

I think somewhere in between :)
01-07-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

I did not know that :) I use titebond III,...

I did not know that :) I use titebond III, occasional CA.

Hopefully Sig has the wood kit replacement available.. if not..
one thing I did wrong was the wing tip shape..but now that I think...
01-07-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By speedyb

*sigh*

:cool: OK, I won't be too hard on myself...just ordered a replacement wood kit for the Herr Cherokee I was "building".

8+ years of not gluing sticks together, lack of practice reading plans......
01-05-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,043
Posted By speedyb

seem to recall a fine woodworking magazine test,...

seem to recall a fine woodworking magazine test, where various glues/joint types, the wood breaks before the glue join fails. ymmv.
Forum: Beginners
01-05-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By speedyb

That's OK, I am sure a prop saver setup is in the...

That's OK, I am sure a prop saver setup is in the future :)
Forum: Beginners
01-05-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By speedyb

only two rings.. one much larger :) reasoned...

only two rings.. one much larger :)

reasoned its just a matter of tolerances.
carefully rat-tail filed the id, for a snug fit on the shoulder.
the ring to prop hub fit was good to go, and so...
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By speedyb

lectric newbie question - prop fitting

:D

Soooo... first brushless motor prop install..

Have APC prop. what is the trick for fitting the prop's little adapter ring onto the motor shaft adapter ?

it is tight enough, to not go down...
01-01-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By speedyb

well I cheated at started mine at 7pm..still...

well I cheated at started mine at 7pm..still 2014. darn.
12-31-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 512,056
Posted By speedyb

Came home from the LHS with these two kits. Will...

Came home from the LHS with these two kits. Will be E-powered.

The Cherokee will be first. Do not think I can fly the Wonder at this time!
And I have to get my building skills back to the level...
12-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 934,128
Posted By speedyb

That would be great! clubs to visit pretty...

That would be great!
clubs to visit pretty close by. I bet you knew that :)
12-29-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By speedyb

My thoughts too :) Local club ( I am an ex...

My thoughts too :) Local club ( I am an ex member) keeps a Nitro trainer.
There is also an fair sized electric trainer (balsa) , for sale used, at the LHS. cant see it flying well in 15mph winds...
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