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05-19-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,127
Posted By Forge

Billy, It's a great plane. Mine's still...

Billy,

It's a great plane. Mine's still flying. It is solid as a brick design too.

I've got a Scorpion motor S 2215 1860KV in it. It cranks out over 230 Watts of power if I recall correctly....
07-09-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Stevo, Been a while since I posted. I was very...

Stevo,
Been a while since I posted. I was very sorry to see that you had a rough maiden… :eek:

…but a huge congratulations on not giving up, rebuilding her, and get that bird back in the air!!! ...
02-26-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Stevo, Sweet!! The bird is looking great....

Stevo,

Sweet!! The bird is looking great. …I know what you mean about "...slowly building along". It's hard to find time with all of the other things going on with life and work. I've been...
02-09-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Wow, very, very slick… I hope that pilot is very...

Wow, very, very slick… I hope that pilot is very stiff and sturdy below the belt line… :roll: :eek: al lot of work and money is on the line with that setup… coo;
02-08-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Stevo, That's looking beautiful… very...

Stevo,

That's looking beautiful… very nice;-) very nice cowl design and workmanship. cool [popcorn]

…interesting, though I am not sure I like the idea of having to pull the prop and cowl off...
02-02-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,750
Posted By Forge

Gents, Thanks for all the excellent...

Gents,

Thanks for all the excellent suggestions. I will try some experimentation on some scrap wood and report back when I have some results.

Thank you!

Forge
02-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,750
Posted By Forge

Hardening Balsa Sheeting

Fellow Builders,

I am (1/16") balsa sheeting a plane fuselage, and will leave the balsa wood exposed. I will stain it lightly to bring up the grain and color. (but will not paint or cover it)
...
01-10-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Steve, Looking nice! ... keep going...

Steve,

Looking nice! ... keep going [popcorn]

It's freeeeeeezing here... may need to go down to the man cave later today to do some building myself. Thanks for the inspiration. :ws:

Forge
12-28-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Steve, It is looking very fine. ...:ws: Nice...

Steve,

It is looking very fine. ...:ws: Nice work. Inspiring to do some building myself! I think I have to go crawl down in my cave now too and get to work.

Thanks for posting up the progress....
11-25-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,844
Posted By Forge

Steve, I've been accused of a few missteps...

Steve,

I've been accused of a few missteps in my day, but never for inciting someone into building a bipe ;-)

The plane looks beautiful and I wish you the best of success with the build! I am...
11-04-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,812
Posted By Forge

Joe, Looking good, I am following along. I...

Joe,

Looking good, I am following along. I look forward to watching your progress.

Good luck and happy building. :tc:

Thanks for posting up [popcorn]

I hope all is well.
10-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,942
Posted By Forge

Bill, Nice work and nice subject. I like...

Bill,

Nice work and nice subject. I like the sheeting… I alway enjoy watching your workmanship and creative aircraft selections. [popcorn]

I appreciate you posting the build for us to follow. ...
10-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,611
Posted By Forge

Just checking in to post a quick update. Joined...

Just checking in to post a quick update. Joined the top wings halves with ply braces and sheeted the center section for added strength. …fairly straightforward. I will be setting up pull-pull...
10-19-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,802
Posted By Forge

Awesome work. Really interesting subject too....

Awesome work. Really interesting subject too. looking forward to seeing that baby take off the water.

Good luck!

Forge
10-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,611
Posted By Forge

Hey Guys, Thanks for the notes. Bill,...

Hey Guys,

Thanks for the notes.

Bill, I saw your recent Albatross build and it started the wheels turning on this one :ws: Plus, there are so many variants and color schemes on this bird it's...
10-05-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,611
Posted By Forge

43" Albatross DIII - Peter Rake Design

Well Good Saturday Eve,

I had so much fun on my latest build that I had to start on a new model. And, WWII biplanes are my inspiration lately, with beautiful wing forms, rigging, exposed motors,...
09-22-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,933
Posted By Forge

Joe, Bill, Thanks for the note and kind...

Joe, Bill,

Thanks for the note and kind words. Here's my latest update...

Added 1oz of lead to the nose, and she flies much more relaxed. I wished I watch my weight a little closer during...
09-16-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,933
Posted By Forge

Gramps, PD1, Riverrat, and Stevo, Thanks for...

Gramps, PD1, Riverrat, and Stevo,

Thanks for the nice words. I appreciate all the encouragement, and your a build posts as well, for the inspiration it provides to me and others here. This forum...
09-16-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

Thanks too Xmech! I appreciate this site...

Thanks too Xmech!

I appreciate this site and it's members more than I can explain. What great group of civilized, intelligent people, and a great resource of info for my builds.

Thanks!
...
09-15-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,933
Posted By Forge

Gents, Thanks for all the nice comments, I...

Gents,

Thanks for all the nice comments, I did really enjoy myself putting this plane together. I think I will try to add a bit more detail here and there, and put some weathering on it too.
...
09-15-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

Thanks McClarkson!!!

Thanks McClarkson!!!
09-15-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nGxJqSewfQU?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>



nGxJqSewfQU
09-15-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

<object width="640" height="360"><param...

<object width="640" height="360"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/nGxJqSewfQU?hl=en_US&amp;version=3&amp;rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...
09-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

Thanks Xmech, appreciate your help. ...it doesn't...

Thanks Xmech, appreciate your help. ...it doesn't seem like it should be that hard. It's been a while since I posted video, but I've done it in the past :sad:

Forge
09-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

<object width="560" height="315"><param...

<object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/nGxJqSewfQU?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...
09-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nGxJqSewfQU?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
09-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

Pizzano, Thanks for the suggestion... still...

Pizzano,

Thanks for the suggestion... still doesn't seem to work :-(

test 4 - chrome browser


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nGxJqSewfQU?rel=0"...
09-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

sorry for all the posts. I am trying to get the...

sorry for all the posts. I am trying to get the embedded video to display :-(
09-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

test 3 ...

test 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGxJqSewfQU

What the ???
09-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By Forge

test 2 ...

test 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGxJqSewfQU
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