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02-11-2009, 03:21 AM
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Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Update

Hello Everyone
Well, this week I finished up the wing construction. As I mentioned before, the fit of the wing parts is simply too tight. You will need to either sand the tabs thinner or enlarge the...
02-05-2009, 09:37 PM
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Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Not a problem, Gramps, that what we're here for. ...

Not a problem, Gramps, that what we're here for.
I picked up my Z-bend pliers at the LHS.
02-04-2009, 11:08 PM
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Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

I'm glad everyone liked my rice weights, but I...

I'm glad everyone liked my rice weights, but I can't take total credit for it. I came across the idea of using bags of dry rice, warmed in the microwave, to keep batteries warm during winter flying....
02-03-2009, 09:17 PM
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Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Yeah it's rice. It gives me decent weight in a...

Yeah it's rice. It gives me decent weight in a flexible container. Cheaper and safer (kids and pets) than lead shot.
Sorry, not minute rice, just some generic rice, 5lbs for like $1.25. I'm not...
02-03-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Update

Hello Everyone
Just a quick update of last weeks progress. I started the wing assembly. The fit of the pieces is incredibly tight. I broke a couple pieces attempting to press them together. The...
01-28-2009, 01:06 AM
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Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Mararra Thanks for the heads up on that one....

Mararra
Thanks for the heads up on that one. I'll be sure to give it a little extra attention.

Kev
The pilot bust is a Williams Bros. 1/8 scale sportsman from Tower Hobbies.
01-26-2009, 10:43 PM
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Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Update

Hi Everyone
Most of my build time this last week was used on the cockpit/pilot. I also finished the tail feathers.
As for the cockpit, I simply created a floor from 1/32" balsa sheet painted flat...
01-20-2009, 01:45 AM
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Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Sparkie Thanks for the pic. I've been unable to...

Sparkie
Thanks for the pic. I've been unable to find a decent one. Yours should do the trick nicely.
01-19-2009, 03:47 PM
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Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Update

Hello everyone
First, let me say "Thanks" to you for your interest and kind words. I wasn't sure if anyone would even watch this thread. Now I feel even more pressure to do a good job::o
Secondly,...
01-12-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,173
Posted By JustPlaneCrazy

Mountain Models J3 Cub build

Hi All
I decided to attempt a build log on my Mountain Models J3 Cub for two reasons. One, this kit is described as being easy enough to be a first balsa build and second, to help keep the pressure...
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