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01-08-2015, 09:58 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Too many kits not enough time

I have more kits than I can finish at this date. 2 should be of interest to Sammer's but I will list all 8. Really have no idea of what they are worth so please make reasonable offers (postage...
11-27-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Happy Turkey day everyone! Don't eat too much! We...

Happy Turkey day everyone! Don't eat too much! We are in the middle of a deep freeze here with snow or freezing rain expected. Drive safe.

Randy
11-21-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well got some more done on the Seniorita wing....

Well got some more done on the Seniorita wing. Carried the kerosene heater over to build garage. Looking for an electric/oil heater to hook up and keep the chill off the garage while we are not using...
10-28-2014, 03:14 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Worked on putting split flap on Senorita....

Worked on putting split flap on Senorita. Pictures are precut, cut out, Box underside, Box topside, Box edge on.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2042617&d=1414453354
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10-27-2014, 02:40 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Nice evening so we took the Flyzone Super Cub and...

Nice evening so we took the Flyzone Super Cub and the Hobbyzone Champ micro out for a spin. The Super Cub was balanced perfectly and flew like it was on rails very well mannered but the was a buzzing...
10-25-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

No luck on the maiden for the Super Cub. We had a...

No luck on the maiden for the Super Cub. We had a perfect day for it loaded up the planes and headed to the park. First got out the 182 Sky Trainer and we no sooner got it up then the winds picked...
10-21-2014, 03:30 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Sigh, another short work day. Got the basic rear...

Sigh, another short work day. Got the basic rear ramp cut for the trailer and screwed it on. We will work on it more next spring, I will just prime and paint it before the winter comes. I plan on...
10-15-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Sigh a long doctor appointment cut into my...

Sigh a long doctor appointment cut into my modeling time today. I was able to decide where to put the flaps and ailerons on the Senorita and marked where the balsa is to be glued and cut. I then had...
10-10-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well, Tuesday we were able to put the last coat...

Well, Tuesday we were able to put the last coat of blue on the trailer. It set out overnight to dry and it rained. No leaks that we saw. My daughter and I will try to cut the door today or tomorrow...
10-08-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Working model of split flaps showing retracted,...

Working model of split flaps showing retracted, 1/2 flap and full flap. The pivot rods will be 5mm carbon fiber rod and the arms are of unequal length.
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10-07-2014, 07:24 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well Hung has brought in his brother so between...

Well Hung has brought in his brother so between the winds and rain we have not been able to finish putting on the last layer of Blue. We did get the 3/4 pressure treated piece of plywood to use for...
10-03-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Murals

It will be a while before my daughter gets the murals ready. But I will post pics as soon as she completes them.

Thank You for your kind comments. I'm off to work on the elevator to continue prep...
10-01-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Blue on Blue

Here are 2 pics of the trailer in it's first coat of blue. Pretty ain't it. Might be some time before my daughter is able to get the murals done for the sides.

Randy...
09-30-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Finished putting first blue coat on trailer (will...

Finished putting first blue coat on trailer (will post pics later). Looks real pretty. I showed my daughter several pictures of B-17's in combat and said what I would like. She said she will do an...
09-24-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

FliteMetal

Well, we got the FliteMetal sample in last week. I'm trying to get a smooth seal on the elevator to provide a proper surface for the FliteMetal. I will post before and after pics when I'm satisfied...
09-13-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Question on spars

We are sheeting the entire plane with balsa. Would balsa spars for the main wing suffice or do we need to upgrade them to spruce? There are 4 spars that run the length of the wing 1/4" wide by 3/4"...
09-05-2014, 11:28 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well, we were able to get together today and work...

Well, we were able to get together today and work on the trailer. Got moldings applied and holes puttied. I worked on cutting in the primer coat and then we tried to roll the primer. The roller fell...
08-23-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well it looked like the weather wold force us to...

Well it looked like the weather wold force us to work on the planes. Alas it was not to be. One of the walnut trees in the back yard snapped and landed on the neighbors garage. We had to work...
08-16-2014, 04:36 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Back at it

Finally felt up to working (knee is starting to work well). We were able to get the trailer out and prime the sides before other obligations took us away. We hope to get more accomplished next week....
08-07-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Hopping to be back at it Friday the 8th. ...

Hopping to be back at it Friday the 8th.

Randy
07-21-2014, 11:40 PM
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Views: 9,662
Posted By reblacklaf

Didn't do much today. Just verified the outputs...

Didn't do much today. Just verified the outputs of the 5 pin connector for the car that will haul the trailer and did a test fit to see if the brake light for the top of the trailer would work. Still...
07-19-2014, 04:36 AM
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Views: 9,662
Posted By reblacklaf

Just to let everyone know I should be back to...

Just to let everyone know I should be back to work on these projects on Monday the 21st.

Randy
07-04-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Well I got home from hospital yesterday at noon....

Well I got home from hospital yesterday at noon. Only checked emails. The way I'm feeling today it might be at least another week before I can touch a tool again.

Randy
06-18-2014, 03:17 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Sig Kadet Seniorita

Here are the pictures of the fuselage, wing, fin/rudder, stabilizer/elevator.
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06-15-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Thanks for the well wishes both here and the...

Thanks for the well wishes both here and the PM's. Hope to get over to Robb's tonight and get pics of the trainer builds to post.

Randy
06-14-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Not much done today just crawled over trailer...

Not much done today just crawled over trailer installing running lights. Have to put trailer on hold for next week and a half and work on trainers. Must wait till next government check comes. So I am...
06-13-2014, 02:37 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Got the roof installed. Hope to get lights and...

Got the roof installed. Hope to get lights and fenders done tomorrow. Then off to the DMV. Still have to find used windows, sand edges, seal, put on mouldings, do drop gate and paint.


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06-13-2014, 02:25 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

The Motors are in.

Well the motors arrived and they look like a very compact package. They are less than an 1" in diameter. They are supposed to supply 300watts at 30amps on a 2C lipo swinging an 8.5x6 3 bladed prop....
06-12-2014, 02:14 AM
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Posted By reblacklaf

Was only able to put the front on the trailer...

Was only able to put the front on the trailer today with the doc appointment taking up my morning and rain until mid afternoon so here are the front and back pics of the front of the trailer panel.
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06-11-2014, 04:55 PM
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Views: 9,662
Posted By reblacklaf

Well, just got home from the Doc's they are doing...

Well, just got home from the Doc's they are doing knee replacement surgery on the 23th. It will hamper build on the trailer if it isn't done by then, but I hope to be able to continue plane builds.
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