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Forum: WWI Era
06-08-2009, 11:36 PM
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Posted By barmonkey

Still haven't done a thing to it! The only R/C...

Still haven't done a thing to it! The only R/C stuff I have messed with has been my boats...kind of a steep learning curve going from Electric flight to Nitro Hydroplane racing.

I do need to get...
Forum: WWI Era
04-23-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

"I was impatient, and slapped mine together" ...

"I was impatient, and slapped mine together"

That's what I originally wanted to do...I looked back and it looks like it took twelve days to get all the parts glued up...and I couldn't work on it...
Forum: WWI Era
04-23-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Wow! I didn't realize that it has been that...

Wow! I didn't realize that it has been that long...November!

I purposely did stop work on it...I was just to the point of over thinking things like scale details and the such...which probably...
Forum: WWI Era
11-12-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Well...It looks like the Spring-Like Fall weather...

Well...It looks like the Spring-Like Fall weather has left the building, it will be cold and rainy for the next few days. Hopefully, I can get my act together on my build.

I have actually started...
Forum: WWI Era
11-01-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Haven't done a thing to it...not that I'm...

Haven't done a thing to it...not that I'm stuck...but just haven't had time to mess with it. It's funny how time can just fly bye.

It's nice to hear that you are still liking yours.

BTW, what...
Forum: WWI Era
10-06-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Thanks for the landing gear pic "Poster formerly...

Thanks for the landing gear pic "Poster formerly known as jszeiter"

You kind of got me worried when you said yours hit 15 ounces...I was just kidding when in the begining of my build I stated...
Forum: WWI Era
10-05-2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Just to prove that I got something done...

Just to prove that I got something done today...included is a pic of the wings with the dihedral glued up. I went with 1/2 the dihedral of the original plan...rather than blocking 3/4" as designed...
Forum: WWI Era
10-05-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Thanks Bill, for the tip. I have considered that...

Thanks Bill, for the tip. I have considered that method to give the ribbed look. Actually, the last post you made in your Sopwith Camel thread you showed your paper wheel covers...in the background I...
Forum: WWI Era
10-04-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

As for my progress...brace yourself....not much...

As for my progress...brace yourself....not much progress build-wise...definately not on the fast track.

I have been doing some studying on how to incorporate the Vickers guns/troughs, and the side...
Forum: WWI Era
10-04-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Good to hear that you are getting things sorted...

Good to hear that you are getting things sorted out. I have been thinking about the reinforcements that you suggested in your previous post, and meant to ask for some pics of the area where the...
Forum: WWI Era
09-30-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

The Aileron servo mounting has begun. I removed...

The Aileron servo mounting has begun. I removed the front par of R1 and copied it. The new rib pieces ended up at 19mm from the outside ribs of the center section. One thing I didn't account for, was...
Forum: WWI Era
09-29-2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

jszeiter, I plan to use an airbrush to paint. I...

jszeiter, I plan to use an airbrush to paint. I have a Harbor Freight Automotive Detail gun which I got on sale for $10. I used it on my Hurricane with very nice results. I painted the brown with the...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

I got the scallops mostly finished...still some...

I got the scallops mostly finished...still some cleaning up to do.

Now I can turn my focus to the front...not the "War Front"...a little early for that :) I know this wasn't designed to be a true...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

As I mentioned a couple of pages ago, I am using...

As I mentioned a couple of pages ago, I am using five 1/16 x 1/8 stringers on the bottom rather than ten 1/16 x 1/16 plus one 1/16 x 1/8 stringers. My 3 view drawings and some photos show that there...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

kind of wish I would have saved it for the next...

kind of wish I would have saved it for the next plane myself :)

Posted below are the colors I have right now if I go with the 5 color camo. The brown on the top will not be used...fifth color is...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Scalloping da formers...

Scalloping da formers...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

I did plan to get some work done today, but I...

I did plan to get some work done today, but I went to the Hobby shop to get some sheet Balsa and the owner informed me that the R/C boat club was having their year end race today. Needless to say I...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Not using the stick mount works to your...

Not using the stick mount works to your advantage, just shim the motor at the top. Adding the nose weight would be probably be the easiest to start with, but be aware that making the plane too nose...
Forum: WWI Era
09-28-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Do you think a little down thrust could help the...

Do you think a little down thrust could help the ballooning?
Forum: WWI Era
09-27-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Good to hear you got it to fly! Hopefully the...

Good to hear you got it to fly! Hopefully the wing tip will be an easy fix.

What battery and prop did you end up using? Did yo stay with the 2S TP?

To avoid the nose-over, you could try some...
Forum: WWI Era
09-24-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

"you had me there for a moment." And it's...

"you had me there for a moment."

And it's not even April 1 :D

Just to prove that I have been working on the plane I have included the attached pic. No... I am not going to use a foam wing. This...
Forum: WWI Era
09-24-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Probably won't fool anyone with that...it's...

Probably won't fool anyone with that...it's actually a 1/48 Testor's Spad XIII I built several years ago. Nothing fancy...just built it, painted it and stuck decals on.
Forum: WWI Era
09-24-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

OK...got er done!

OK...got er done!
Forum: WWI Era
09-23-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

I agree Don, need that extra bit up punch to...

I agree Don, need that extra bit up punch to avoid the magnetic force of the trees.

J, I still haven't made any progress...things haven't lightened up for me until today. Several 12 hour days...
Forum: WWI Era
09-23-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Glad to hear you went with the...

Glad to hear you went with the brushless...although I was really curious as to if the Tower suggested set-up would have a chance of working. I don't think that the 370 is overkill...you'll have the...
Forum: WWI Era
09-21-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Dr. Kiwi suggsted that a GWS 10x6 HD prop would...

Dr. Kiwi suggsted that a GWS 10x6 HD prop would have more thrust and the same Amp draw.
Forum: WWI Era
09-21-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

I have posted a question about your issue over at...

I have posted a question about your issue over at RCG in both the Power Systems thread and the Spad XIII thread. Hopefully someone will have an answer.
Forum: WWI Era
09-21-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Now a question for you: What wheels did you use? ...

Now a question for you: What wheels did you use?

Also, If it's not too much trouble...I'd like to see your battery hatch and mount.
Forum: WWI Era
09-21-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

One thing to note: Pat stated that his wanted to...

One thing to note: Pat stated that his wanted to climb during take-off...so be prepared to use a little down elevator to keep it somewhat level until it reaches speed. Too steep a climb and you'll...
Forum: WWI Era
09-21-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,979
Posted By barmonkey

Ha ha...now that the magic anti-flight gremlins...

Ha ha...now that the magic anti-flight gremlins have been exposed to cyberspace...all should be well :D

Looks very nice...I hope mine looks that good.

I have been doing some research for you....
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