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12-05-2008, 11:03 PM
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Posted By hillbille

I would drill a small hole and try to pressure in...

I would drill a small hole and try to pressure in some Gorilla Glue then tape over the small hole - the glue will expand and harden and the problem will be solved. This should work for a "small" area...
11-24-2008, 03:04 AM
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Posted By hillbille

The rectangular "holes" in the sides of the fuse...

The rectangular "holes" in the sides of the fuse - the ones that DON'T belong on an F-16, Called cheater holes because they are there to allow more air to the EDF unit. Good to know where to locate a...
11-24-2008, 12:02 AM
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Posted By hillbille

You know Mike I don't have a clue about the...

You know Mike I don't have a clue about the weight - I never even bothered to weigh the parts before I started - DOH!! LOL!! So I really don't know what the difference will be. I weighed the wood...
11-23-2008, 02:03 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Started "glassing" the bottom - using LPU and .75...

Started "glassing" the bottom - using LPU and .75 glass. Boy oh boy am I glad I used LPU first. If I had used epoxy it would have started hardening before I got half done!!

I have both a quart can...
11-22-2008, 06:03 AM
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Posted By hillbille

The small ones are 1/8" outside diameter and the...

The small ones are 1/8" outside diameter and the big ones are 1/8 Inside diameter!! LOL!! I just picked what I had that fit together, Started out with brass tubing and wood dowels!! LOL!!

Really...
11-22-2008, 04:57 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Because the CF tubes are long - the plastic inlet...

Because the CF tubes are long - the plastic inlet protector WILL STILL FIT - already tried it. The sticks were slotted back from the end - in the "straight" part of the foam.


Hillbille
11-22-2008, 03:50 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Mike - I just WISH I could get a fairly smooth...

Mike - I just WISH I could get a fairly smooth finish without hours and hours of sanding -

Here are some pictures of the "bottom" of my fuse. It now uses CF rods as locator and stress pins in the...
11-21-2008, 11:23 PM
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Posted By hillbille

Hey Mike - how's your build coming along? I'm...

Hey Mike - how's your build coming along? I'm done with the rear reinforcement - gonna paint the wood white - LOL!! You know everyone makes such a flap over reinforcing the rear that noone says where...
11-21-2008, 04:48 PM
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Posted By hillbille

I am going to TRY to make my fan unit removable....

I am going to TRY to make my fan unit removable. I added a small (1/4 X 3/8 X whatever! LOL) strip of foam (blucor in my case) around my fan - immediately behind the intake inlet to give the fan a...
11-18-2008, 07:00 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Standing by on this one - Hillbille

Standing by on this one -


Hillbille
11-17-2008, 06:51 PM
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Posted By hillbille

DOH!!! Hillbille

DOH!!!

Hillbille
11-17-2008, 05:11 PM
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Posted By hillbille

Can't find these SF fans anywhere - where could I...

Can't find these SF fans anywhere - where could I get a set?


Hillbille
11-16-2008, 03:13 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Also - I've been trying to get Air Sally (fron RC...

Also - I've been trying to get Air Sally (fron RC Groups) to get some better pics of the FG stuff he has available for the F-16. No prices and you will need to contact him over on RCG if you want any...
11-16-2008, 03:04 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Added a link to the 1.5mb .pdf file I made of the...

Added a link to the 1.5mb .pdf file I made of the supplemental instructions booklet!!


HERE (http://www.bakehead.com/Airplane/F-16.html)


Hillbille
11-16-2008, 02:32 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Well no matter how I scan this thing I can't get...

Well no matter how I scan this thing I can't get it under 1.5mb and have it readable. So I did a little research and found this:
http://www.manatee-rc.com/Projects/EF16MOD.html
It should fit the...
11-15-2008, 11:16 PM
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Posted By hillbille

I guess the .pdf file (1.5mb) is too big to get...

I guess the .pdf file (1.5mb) is too big to get posted here - I'll see what I can do about that.


Here is the templates -
11-15-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,151
Posted By hillbille

Ok boys here ya go - haven't had the chance to...

Ok boys here ya go - haven't had the chance to print out the template sheet - but I'll go ahead and post it.

It's a 1.5mb .pdf file - go HERE (http://www.bakehead.com/Airplane/F-16.html) - It's...
11-15-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,151
Posted By hillbille

See - it's my thinking gettin' in the way of my...

See - it's my thinking gettin' in the way of my talkin'! I usually always immediately replace the "standard" esc that is supplied with ARF's with something quite a bit more substantial - so I wasn't...
11-15-2008, 12:06 AM
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Posted By hillbille

I don't know if Don is just being gracious or not...

I don't know if Don is just being gracious or not - BUT - the stock motor and fan will NOT get to 100 without 4S - on 3S the stock power system will give adequate power and fly the plane modestly 70...
11-12-2008, 12:54 AM
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Posted By hillbille

I think I got it - and I really like the...

I think I got it - and I really like the sectioning of the bottom for access. Short CF tabs in the rear and a small nylon bolt up front aught to do it!!


Thanks!!

Hillbille
11-11-2008, 11:35 PM
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Posted By hillbille

USMC_VTOL_Mech, I knew about boxing in the...

USMC_VTOL_Mech,

I knew about boxing in the rear - as I have the supplimental pages and templates - and had also considered applying a CF flat or tube through the pylon - but utilizing both the CF...
11-11-2008, 07:44 PM
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Views: 24,151
Posted By hillbille

Mike, Don, USMC_VTOL_Mech - Thanks! Having...

Mike, Don, USMC_VTOL_Mech -

Thanks! Having never built one of these before or had access to one - some of the mods are a little difficult to understand. Not what the mod is supposed to DO but how...
11-11-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,151
Posted By hillbille

Don't mean to hijack the thread - but I have a...

Don't mean to hijack the thread - but I have a few questions about this plane too.

Do you glass OVER the paper on the plane - or remove it first? (In which case the airframe only kit without the...
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