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Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Turned out this Dubro 12 oz tank did not slide...

Turned out this Dubro 12 oz tank did not slide out to the rear because it hit the F2 former top part. I ended up cutting the tank floor tabs and lowered it about 1/4". I like the foam around the tank...
Forum: Kit Building
04-10-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

@DGrant, I was planning on leaving it near the...

@DGrant,
I was planning on leaving it near the firewall per the plans not on the CG. That is good advice about the different operation of both engine types.
About the tank. The plans are vague. I...
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Ah yes the tank is at the CG. That makes sense. I...

Ah yes the tank is at the CG. That makes sense. I didn't catch that with the build pics but your latest one is clear. I've done a few changes in mine the biggest one is creating the D box for the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Ok so you mounted your gas tank aft of where the...

Ok so you mounted your gas tank aft of where the plans tell you to put it. You put your throttle servo in that location.Did you find any balancing issues with the tank pushed back? That location...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Nice. I dry fitted the right wing last night and...

Nice. I dry fitted the right wing last night and is ready for gluing tonight. I carved the holes from W-2 and W-3 and re-attached the part I cut out to the top of the hole. A little ugly but...
Forum: Kit Building
08-14-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Now he tells me! :) You are certainly good at...

Now he tells me! :) You are certainly good at coming up with slick ways to build. I didn't think of that for the existing built wing half. I used a blade to cut from a precarious angle. It looks...
Forum: Kit Building
08-14-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

YES! Vindicated! I'm not the only one. Your...

YES! Vindicated! I'm not the only one. Your description is exactly what I am going to do. If I cut carefully I can use the section I cut to glue on the opposite side.
Forum: Kit Building
08-14-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Getting started on the second half of the wing...

Getting started on the second half of the wing but before I do I reached out to SIG to see about a design error in some ribs. The wire tube holes for ribs W-2 and W-3 are misaligned with all other...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Hehe, hadn't thought of that. Good point! ...

Hehe, hadn't thought of that. Good point! That's why you're the master.
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Depending on the size of the ply I can see how it...

Depending on the size of the ply I can see how it increases the surface contact area but if there is balsa sandwiched between the ply on both sides of the aileron I think it can still crush if the...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

I am in the middle (okay not so much the middle...

I am in the middle (okay not so much the middle but more like the beginning!) of building this kit. I've completed sheeting the left wing adding the leading edge sheeting. For the most part I've had...
Forum: Kit Building
07-08-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Well done Vince! Looks great!

Well done Vince! Looks great!
Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Thank you and thanks for answering my PM...

Thank you and thanks for answering my PM question. ;) Yes of course that makes sense. Bevel gauges for the control surface beveled edge. In fact it now reminds me of the Carl Goldberg J3 kit I built...
Forum: Kit Building
06-17-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,390
Posted By GameEngineer

Well done! I plan to start this kit myself. I...

Well done! I plan to start this kit myself. I was looking for some good tips on this particular kit and came across your thread. Must say you are a master at building and this thread contains so...
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