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Forum: Foamies
06-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,742
Posted By Propjobbill

I hav built more than 100 foamies and 90% of them...

I hav built more than 100 foamies and 90% of them are build up fuselages. Any most of them are full airfoil wings.

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Forum: Foamies
03-09-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By Propjobbill

Thanks for the help Nitro

Thanks for the help Nitro
Forum: Foamies
03-09-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By Propjobbill

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http://youtu.be/VdvVgHwHFNA


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05-20-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 38,525
Posted By Propjobbill

Hi Possum, I came into this late with no...

Hi Possum, I came into this late with no expectation of winning. The plane I built was a plane I felt would be good for a beginner. I don't know if you were the one that come up with the contest, but...
05-11-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,661
Posted By Propjobbill

Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
05-11-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

Here are some pictures of scratch built planes I...

Here are some pictures of scratch built planes I have built in the last 40 days. There is also a 52" ugly stick and a 40" low wing that are not shown.

All but the Taurus was less than $40.00 the...
05-10-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,661
Posted By Propjobbill

I like that it looks better than the one called...

I like that it looks better than the one called nutball. Are there plans or details posted anyplace?
05-06-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 65,128
Posted By Propjobbill

That's a great tip Road King, I have some large...

That's a great tip Road King, I have some large syringes and have often considered using them, but was afraid the glue would setup in the tip.
05-04-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 65,128
Posted By Propjobbill

This is a copy of a plane you can see the 8.5 x...

This is a copy of a plane you can see the 8.5 x 11 copy and three sheets taped togather at 3x3 poster printing. With my printer setup it works out to 300 percent of the orininal size and 4x4 would be...
05-04-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 65,128
Posted By Propjobbill

MAKE larger plans This may have been...

MAKE larger plans

This may have been covered but I don't remember seeing it. When I want to make larger plans on a plane, I find that some office max's in my area will do it. Also anyone that...
04-30-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

Talking $100.00 Scratch Build Contest 60" Glider with Video Flight

:D Today was the first day in over a week that the wind has not been over 30 mph or raining or both. The weather is fo forcast to be good flying weather for some time now. So when the wind was only...
04-28-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By Propjobbill

Hi Paul, You said your Taurus weighted 15.9...

Hi Paul,

You said your Taurus weighted 15.9 oz. Mine is a little more tail heavier than I would like it to be. My plane came in at 16oz. before gear. But my all up weight is going to be 27oz....
04-28-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By Propjobbill

Yes I installed a plywood spar in the wing plus I...

Yes I installed a plywood spar in the wing plus I wraped in in the mid section for extra strength.
04-28-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By Propjobbill

Hi Paul, Tomorrow I mount the motor and...

Hi Paul,

Tomorrow I mount the motor and install the receiver and it will be ready to go. This is a plane I have wanted to build for more than 40 years, and thanks to your post now it is built.
...
04-25-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

This evening just before dark I had my first...

This evening just before dark I had my first chance to make a maiden flight. And if flew very nice. We have been having rain here for the last four or five days and wind in excess of 25mph much of...
04-23-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By Propjobbill

Paul, I have got a good start on the Taurus, I...

Paul, I have got a good start on the Taurus, I Made the fuselage out of balsa, but the wing out of foam. I started on a balsa wing, and will build one, but the way I make foam wings they are so much...
04-23-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

Thanks Chellie, I've seen this tape before. I...

Thanks Chellie, I've seen this tape before. I think I will order the 8 roll deal they have, one of each color. I like using this tape for adding color. I also have about 20 different rolls of colors...
04-20-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By Propjobbill

Thanks for doing the build, You did a great job....

Thanks for doing the build, You did a great job. I'm going to start on one for myself. I really like it made of balsa but I may make mine out of foam. The balsa will look better and last longer but...
04-20-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,764
Posted By Propjobbill

Thank You Paul, I have already resized and...

Thank You Paul, I have already resized and printed plans to 48". I will read and study your build thread. It should be a lot of help to me. One

Question how do you like the way yours flies?
...
04-20-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,764
Posted By Propjobbill

I love the looks of the red and white plane in...

I love the looks of the red and white plane in the back corner of 1st photo. It looks like a Taurus. I have a set ofr plans from Model Airplane News at 68" span. Maybe I will scale them down between...
04-20-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,764
Posted By Propjobbill

I love seeing all the different scratch built...

I love seeing all the different scratch built planes. There are so many different types of design and new ideas. Some of your scratch builts are totally beauitful in design, workmanship, and...
04-20-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

Here is the total cost of the 60" glider 1...

Here is the total cost of the 60" glider

1 piece of Dollartree foamboard $1.00
Pushrod Guides $0.02
Push rods 2 at .05 $0.10
Hot Glue 5 sticks at .05 $0.25
Hatch Magnet from HobbyCity $0.10...
04-20-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

Everything is setup in the plane now. The...

Everything is setup in the plane now. The receiver was from Bidproducts. I bought 5 at $26.00 or $5.20 including postage. The 10 amp ESC was bought on Ebay for $6.20 including postage. Brass...
04-20-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

I think the captions under the photos tell the...

I think the captions under the photos tell the story.
04-20-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

The next steps are explained in the captions...

The next steps are explained in the captions under the photos. I forgot to mention I use a 3/16" balsa strip glued to the stabilizer this works as a reinforcment plus allows me to use CA hinges.
04-20-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

The next steps include installing pushrod guides...

The next steps include installing pushrod guides and the stabalizer. I use small coffee stirers to make my guides 500 for .99 or five for a penny I used 6 of them.

The guides are hot glued to the...
04-20-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

The build begins with drawing the parts on a...

The build begins with drawing the parts on a piece of foamboard. The next step is to cut them out. Then I begin with the 2 sides of the fuselage being attached to the bottom of the fuselage. I hstart...
04-20-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,769
Posted By Propjobbill

$100.00 Scratch Build Contest: 60" Glider

I have entered this plane not because it will be a winner, but because it is very easy to build and very easy to fly. Less than $100.00 yes way less.

If the idea is to get more people to scratch...
04-19-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,764
Posted By Propjobbill

Wow Hank, Those have some amazing detail. Great...

Wow Hank, Those have some amazing detail. Great building jobs.
04-19-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,764
Posted By Propjobbill

Now those are some great looking planes. And I...

Now those are some great looking planes. And I like the diversity of the different plane designs I am seeing
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