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12-10-2013, 11:58 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Can you pass me the link to your show and tell...

Can you pass me the link to your show and tell thread? I think you should really try depron straight out and see how big you can go. IN fact, i have been thinking that I would love to build a giant....
12-10-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

And the last for today - Elevator(s) and Servo tray.

Moving step by step towards the plane. I sanded each side of the elevator and with a 3mm wire I made the axel for the elevator in the shape of a square U. Drilled a hold directly behind the last...
12-10-2013, 07:44 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Well, i have all sorts of thoughts about this. I...

Well, i have all sorts of thoughts about this. I have been trying different build combinations and--of course--it is all a give and take.
Generally speaking, wood always seems to make for more...
12-10-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Tail cone in depron.

Tail cone in depron, as the title says.

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12-09-2013, 01:58 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Chapter (can't remember) -- depron, decks and mock tail.

So, have the longers set on the top of the fues and left the bottom opened to put in guts and miscellanea.

I set up a sort of brace for the firewall. It's not exactly square, which I realized only...
12-08-2013, 07:34 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

OK, things are starting to get complicated. What...

OK, things are starting to get complicated. What to do about the skins?
12-07-2013, 04:56 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

QUorerng, fantastic. Had no idea and it is truly...

QUorerng, fantastic. Had no idea and it is truly remarkable. that the HH was a better platform than the Spi is quite something.

Hey, by the way, were you in RCHangout, ages ago?
12-06-2013, 06:38 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Skin and wings. Very likely I will make the wing...

Skin and wings. Very likely I will make the wing saddles with depron. My plan for the wing is ribs and core of balas and skins (top and bottom) depron. I will make the plane without any dihedral...
12-06-2013, 04:17 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Chapter 3 - Fuselage

Ok, so I mounted the empanage and braced the bottom of the vertical stabilizer on top of the horizontal stabilizer. The vertical stabilizer is now glued behind and in front of the F former.
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12-02-2013, 10:19 PM
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Views: 8,695
Posted By vuoladodo

Charpter 3 - Empanage

Ok, so I decided to take on the empanage. I will first show you what I did and then I will offer you a few thoughts on the paper (to balsa and depron) conversion.

So, my first build ever was the...
12-02-2013, 10:09 AM
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Views: 8,695
Posted By vuoladodo

Hey Chelie, Great, thanks. I just did though I...

Hey Chelie,
Great, thanks. I just did though I am not sure I will be done in 90 days. :)
12-01-2013, 09:22 PM
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Views: 8,695
Posted By vuoladodo

Thank you Nigel. That would have been the better...

Thank you Nigel. That would have been the better way to go with that but I did not want to spend any money on tools.
12-01-2013, 05:31 PM
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Posted By vuoladodo

Chapter 2 - Formers and Core

Chapter 2: Cutting the Formers.

So, I finally managed to get back to the Polikarpov. I took the plywood with the firewall marked on it and using a coping saw, I cut it and did some light sanding. ...
12-01-2013, 05:20 PM
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Views: 8,695
Posted By vuoladodo

$75.00 Build Contest: Polikarpov I-16 Project

Hello everybody.
I do a lot of depron building and for quite a while I have been eyeing the Polikarpov i 16 (Mosca).

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Finally I decided I will go ahead and start the process. Anyone is...
Forum: Foamies
04-21-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By vuoladodo

Oooops sorry about that its this pod and boom:...

Oooops sorry about that its this pod and boom: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1401748&page=2
Forum: Foamies
04-21-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By vuoladodo

Need help reinforcing a wing for rigidity

I built this thing and changed the fuse to make a rather heavy pusher. I like the wing a lot but I need to make it rigid. Any ideas?

Oops it was this thing:...
Forum: Foamies
04-21-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Ok, so I just meidend the plane in quite a bit of...

Ok, so I just meidend the plane in quite a bit of wind. I started out a bit tail heavy and quite a bit of purposing. I added a few grams and went back up. It flies like a dream. If flies, actually,...
Forum: Foamies
04-19-2013, 02:05 PM
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Views: 1,818
Posted By vuoladodo

Another Depron Project -- Laminated Depron

So, I just found this http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14826707&postcount=188

I am thinking of building the MIG which looks pretty fantastic. Wonder if anyone has any experience...
Forum: Beginners
04-19-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By vuoladodo

OK, thank you quorneng. It seems it is the ESC as...

OK, thank you quorneng. It seems it is the ESC as the battery is working on other two identical set-ups on my other two planes. Oh well...
Forum: Foamies
04-19-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Hey Joe, what is the name of that plane?

Hey Joe, what is the name of that plane?
Forum: Foamies
04-19-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Here it is

So, this is the almost finished plane. It is missing the pilot which I will get to in the next few days. I will probably maiden it tomorrow. Hey Southside, I would love to get a hold of the plans for...
Forum: Foamies
04-19-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

This plane is beautiful. WHere did you get the...

This plane is beautiful. WHere did you get the plan? I have an idea for a manta which is a paper glider. But this could be my next project. Those are KF wings, right?
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By vuoladodo

HELP with Force Control ESC

I have two sets of FC BL30A with a 1250 Lipo. One of the two sets works well. The one I just installed cuts off the motor as if the amps were too high or too low. I think it is the ESC but I am not...
Forum: Foamies
04-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Ok, so the bird is almost done. I am having an...

Ok, so the bird is almost done. I am having an ESC problem and need some help.
Forum: Foamies
01-17-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Bottom fuse.

Hey everybody. Here are pictures of the bottom fuse with the detail of the wing saddle. I will be putting in the next few days the doubler for the wing seats on the side walls.

As opposed to the...
Forum: Foamies
01-04-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Oh man, it looks fantastic, though. I think a...

Oh man, it looks fantastic, though. I think a plane with the elevator so close to the trailing edge of the wing and such a massive chord probably needs the dihedral angle to add a bit of stability....
Forum: Foamies
01-03-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,273
Posted By vuoladodo

Depron SlowPoke

Hello,
About three years ago I built a Slow Poke and documented the build for RCHangout--now defunct. I am now living in Germany and while the kit is available in the US it seems hard to find. Also,...
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