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Forum: Beginners
11-28-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By aeronca52

John, For what it's worth companies like...

John,

For what it's worth companies like Heads Up R/C and Altitude Hobbies will give you free advice if you supply them with the info like you posted here. It might be more educational if you...
04-13-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

Thanks for that, Eddy. From all the positive...

Thanks for that, Eddy.
From all the positive recommendations I think I will go with it for this model.

BTW have you used any transparent? I was wondering if it has the same transparency as MK or...
04-11-2015, 02:24 PM
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Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Where does Jim fly?

Where does Jim fly?
04-08-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

Oops, thanks NIgel, I missed the magic word,...

Oops, thanks NIgel, I missed the magic word, 'ballast':oops:
04-07-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,384
Posted By aeronca52

Did you ever fly this? How'd it go?

Did you ever fly this?
How'd it go?
04-07-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

What part of the P-26 is sheeted, Bill? The...

What part of the P-26 is sheeted, Bill? The whold airframe of just part?
Hard to believe the sheeting weighs less than Monokote.
04-04-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

Thanks for the ongoing input, guys. I forgot to...

Thanks for the ongoing input, guys.
I forgot to mention the Red Ripper has a very undercambered airfoil, similar to the Grant X-10. Guess that shouldn't be any more difficult to cover than with any...
04-04-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

Wow, that is one unique way to make a wing! ...

Wow, that is one unique way to make a wing!

You mention the ribs are foam, then covered with depron. Are you using the words 'foam' and 'depron' interchangeably, or are they different materials?
04-04-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

Thanks for the input guys, This will be used on...

Thanks for the input guys,
This will be used on a 7 foot oldtimer, a Red Ripper, mostly 1/4 square structure so it should be strong enough.

The chief determining factor here is $$, I was either...
04-04-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By aeronca52

HK iron on covering

Anybody here use the HK iron on covering at all? It looks nice, and much cheaper than the competition at 5 meter long rolls.
I am looking at the transparent red, but in the web picture it looks...
04-01-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,529
Posted By aeronca52

Ditto all of the above on the great service. ...

Ditto all of the above on the great service.

I was sitting at the PC one night and emailed them a question about a motor around 8 PM.

Surprise! Jesse responded with a complete answer in about...
02-22-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

That's nice!

That's nice!
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Views: 1,834
Posted By aeronca52

That would be quite a drive for you, no?

That would be quite a drive for you, no?
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Views: 1,834
Posted By aeronca52

Lebanon, Pennsylvania swap meet

Lebanon Pa. swap meet, Saturday March 14, 2015. Over 600 tables.

Anybody know if they’re going? I'll be there in the North Hall with 3 tables.

Jim
Forum: Pennsylvania
02-10-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,611
Posted By aeronca52

Anybody here ever go to the big swap meet in...

Anybody here ever go to the big swap meet in Lebanon pa in early March?

Or the one two weeks later in Hamburg?
12-31-2014, 05:44 PM
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Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Nice build there swimmer. I'm a heavy...

Nice build there swimmer.

I'm a heavy builder and can't imagine 1.1 oz for the whole model! My firewalls weigh more.:oops:

Let us know how the first flight goes.

Jim
12-28-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

My newest plane? A RTF Sky Seeker. See...

My newest plane? A RTF Sky Seeker. See here...http://www.readytoflyfun.com/skyseekergt.html

I picked it up privately on line really cheap thinking something would be wrong with it, but no,...
12-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,176
Posted By aeronca52

Thank you very much, Chellie!! I will check...

Thank you very much, Chellie!!

I will check him out.

JIm
12-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,176
Posted By aeronca52

Jetco Dragonfly

Hi guys,
I'm looking for either the kit or plans of the Jetco Dragonfly.

It is a profile all sheet balsa bi-plane free flight for 1/2 or smaller engines, with a 24 inch wingspan.
Any help is...
07-04-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,384
Posted By aeronca52

Keep at it Flywheel! The late Bill Winter...

Keep at it Flywheel!

The late Bill Winter said he always did something on a build every day, even if it was just to pull the pins out of a glue joint from yesterday.

One step at a time.
06-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Ditto!!

Ditto!!
06-30-2014, 12:50 PM
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Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Please do post pictures, Porcia83. I love old...

Please do post pictures, Porcia83. I love old Free Flights, the older the better.
06-29-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Thanks for the replies, folks. Might try the...

Thanks for the replies, folks. Might try the Solarfilm, but it seems a little high$$. Was also thinking about Ducolam, but actually the covering is a few months off, I'm a slow builder. Lots of...
06-29-2014, 09:21 PM
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Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

What if you make the joint a larger overlap??

What if you make the joint a larger overlap??
06-29-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 537,539
Posted By aeronca52

Lookin good there leadchucker. BTW where do you...

Lookin good there leadchucker. BTW where do you buy your Solarfilm? I'm building a scaled up Red Ripper oldtimer (original was 73" mine is 84") and thought I'd make it...well...red. Transparent...
04-02-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,384
Posted By aeronca52

Watching with interest, Flywheel. I have those...

Watching with interest, Flywheel. I have those same plans in a pigeon hole in front of me right now at my desk. Really goes together fast, no? With the less weight of modern systems you should be...
05-08-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 155,714
Posted By aeronca52

Arrrrgh. I was finally getting the hang of...

Arrrrgh. I was finally getting the hang of deciphering all the motor number designations and everything on HURC is changed. Any reason why?
05-04-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,480
Posted By aeronca52

These are great units. I still fly with 5 of them.

These are great units. I still fly with 5 of them.
01-20-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,189
Posted By aeronca52

Here ya go....$70 plus shipping and some pencells...

Here ya go....$70 plus shipping and some pencells and you are flying.

http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/joysway-sprite-750-rtr-airplane.html
01-18-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,964
Posted By aeronca52

Hey, Thanks for coming back, KV. Yeah,...

Hey, Thanks for coming back, KV.

Yeah, life intervenes sometimes and untill it all gets sorted out other things have to wait. Hope all is well.
Jim
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