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Forum: WWI Era
03-20-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,572
Posted By cobra 16

Excellent Camel.

Excellent Camel.
Forum: WWI Era
03-16-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

I used a Dubro micro pull-pull kit to supply the...

I used a Dubro micro pull-pull kit to supply the hard ware. Any non stretching mono filament would work for the control wires. Pretty simple set up. Ill try and post a picture soon
Forum: WWI Era
03-15-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Eagle For most of the rigging I use elastic...

Eagle
For most of the rigging I use elastic beading cord I get at hobby lobby. For functional rigging wire I use Tiger Tail which is a very thin beadind wire. I make crimps from small diameter...
Forum: WWI Era
03-13-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,414
Posted By cobra 16

Looks great. Excellent job, even better with no...

Looks great. Excellent job, even better with no instructions
Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
03-13-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Here is an update to the Tripe build. Getting...

Here is an update to the Tripe build. Getting closer. The panels were made with .10 styrene sheet. All covered with polyspan and water based poly.

Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
03-03-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,219
Posted By cobra 16

Hillbillie Your not far off on the nose...

Hillbillie
Your not far off on the nose weight from my experience. I was at about 10oz without the battery tray and a small sound module from Ram for the machine guns. Yes i know its hokie but...
Forum: WWI Era
03-02-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,299
Posted By cobra 16

Excellent build. I bet it will fly great

Excellent build. I bet it will fly great
Forum: WWI Era
03-02-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,219
Posted By cobra 16

Sounds like our approach to the battery is very...

Sounds like our approach to the battery is very similar. I put some triangle stock along the bottom to create lateral support for the battery to keep it shifting from side to side. I used a cheap...
Forum: WWI Era
03-01-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,219
Posted By cobra 16

Hillbillie The biggest issue in building the...

Hillbillie
The biggest issue in building the plane is getting access to the battery. With the top wing on it takes small hands. My big meat puppets just didn't work so I made my own battery...
Forum: WWI Era
02-27-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,219
Posted By cobra 16

Hillbillie Did you see the forum on this kit...

Hillbillie
Did you see the forum on this kit on EZone. It is under the scale plane section. They did a product review that you might find helpful. I have this one with a Monster power 60. I...
Forum: WWI Era
01-13-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

7car Thank you very much. It also helps the...

7car
Thank you very much. It also helps the ground handeling even on small planes like this. I need all the help I can get. I got hooked after following your SE build
Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
01-12-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,970
Posted By cobra 16

Craig Those are beautiful planes. I love...

Craig
Those are beautiful planes. I love that F2b and hope to get one eventually. I have Peters 53 inch SPAD on the shelf. Should tackle it first. Id love to see pictures of the Bristol
...
Forum: WWI Era
01-11-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Thanks Craig. The wheel covers are vacformed...

Thanks Craig. The wheel covers are vacformed styrene from Park Flyer Plastic. They are very inexpensive. I drilled out the hole and used styrene tube to replicate the renforcing around the access...
Forum: WWI Era
01-11-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Here is the latest. The Tripe is on its feet. The...

Here is the latest. The Tripe is on its feet. The landing gear and skid have support. Pretty close to scale set up.
Forum: WWI Era
01-08-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Mike Thanks for the pictures. Hope mine...

Mike
Thanks for the pictures. Hope mine turns out that well.
Craig
Thanks for the kind words. It is a great kit and a lot of fun to build

Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
12-30-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By cobra 16

Really nice lookinv DR1 Taylor

Really nice lookinv DR1
Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
12-30-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,928
Posted By cobra 16

Mike: Great idea. Maybe if I make a...

Mike:
Great idea. Maybe if I make a commitment in writing I will actually finish something.
Dream list:
Peter Rake Bristol F2 (67")
Aerodrome Dr1 1/6 scale (not Red)
Gloster Gladiator...
Forum: WWI Era
12-30-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Here is the bones shot. Everything fits great and...

Here is the bones shot. Everything fits great and seems nice and straight. Insert airplane noises:D

Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
12-30-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Thanks 7car. Short ribs/sub ribs. There were a...

Thanks 7car. Short ribs/sub ribs. There were a lot of them.
The under carriage structure is done. It will have a functional suspension close to scale. This is my first attempt at soldering music...
Forum: WWI Era
12-19-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

The wings are done except for the final sanding....

The wings are done except for the final sanding. On to bending some wire for the landing gear
Forum: WWI Era
12-13-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

I would love to seem them Mike. I almost bought...

I would love to seem them Mike. I almost bought the Dare version before I found this one. I also looked seriously at Peter Rakes 45 inch plane. I really liked the wing design on this one. Only...
Forum: WWI Era
12-11-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Thanks a lot Mike. Here is an update. The top...

Thanks a lot Mike. Here is an update. The top wing is done. Only 4 more to go. Magnets make it a lot easier
Forum: WWI Era
12-01-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,700
Posted By cobra 16

Very nice. The Lewis gun makes all the...

Very nice. The Lewis gun makes all the difference
Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
12-01-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Thanks for the encouragement TM and 7car. I have...

Thanks for the encouragement TM and 7car. I have a lot to learn. Here a few more photos of the progress so far. The cowl cheeks are in place/ I tried to replicate the prominent former detail I have...
Forum: WWI Era
11-28-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Well some progress over the weekend. I spent a...

Well some progress over the weekend. I spent a lot of time on the cowl but I am pleased with the results. I decided to use a vac-form dummy motor that I had. I’m gluten for punishment. The kit...
Forum: WWI Era
11-20-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,700
Posted By cobra 16

Thanks 7 car. The plane looks great and seems to...

Thanks 7 car. The plane looks great and seems to be a great flyer. I love a great phoenix story.

Taylor
Forum: WWI Era
11-18-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

dkrhardy: It is a short kit, but in this case...

dkrhardy:
It is a short kit, but in this case the only things I have had to purchase beside the normal building stuff are the leading edge material and music wire. It has the square stock and the...
Forum: WWI Era
11-18-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Spad I will use a pull pull set up with the...

Spad
I will use a pull pull set up with the servos mounted in the fuselage box side by side. I know the geometry is not perfect but it has worked great on my SE5 modification. I think I took the...
Forum: WWI Era
11-17-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,768
Posted By cobra 16

Aerodrome RC Sopwith Triplane

I thought I would share a build of an Aerodrome RC 1/8th Scale Sopwith Triplane. I am posting this also on their website. This has always been one of my favorites and I can not say enough good things...
Forum: WWI Era
09-14-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 118,910
Posted By cobra 16

7Car7: Thank you for the comments. im thinking...

7Car7:
Thank you for the comments. im thinking of doing a 6th scale in the same scheme. i wondered what happened with the video camera idea. Here are some other pictures that should be bigger.
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