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Forum: Kit Building
01-07-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I have two, ten meter rolls of Natural Solartex....

I have two, ten meter rolls of Natural Solartex. $225.00, plus shipping. Contact me, if interested.
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

At the moment, I have just one BUSA kit, waiting...

At the moment, I have just one BUSA kit, waiting to be built, the Smoothie XL.

I built a VECO Smoothie in the early 60s. I plan to re-create the color scheme on the enlarged RC version.
Forum: Kit Building
05-06-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Rich You're doing a great job in handling...

Rich

You're doing a great job in handling this thread, and the brotherhood's roster. I'm sure that I am not alone in appreciating the effort that you put in to this thread.

Thanks !
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I concur. In one of my clubs, which has 80...

I concur. In one of my clubs, which has 80 members, I'm aware of 4 builders. In my other club, I'm aware of just two.
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Your online friends share common interests. We...

Your online friends share common interests. We like to peal glue from our fingers. LOL

No soldering for me. I do have a BUSA Smoothie XL kit that's planned as my next build. That shouldn't require...
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Proudly add me to that list, too.

Proudly add me to that list, too.
Forum: Kit Building
03-06-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Building a nice scale model isn't rocket science....

Building a nice scale model isn't rocket science. Give it a try. Just do the best you can. The effort will be evident in the finished model.

If you run into problems, the forums are frequented...
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Calle has been doing my graphics lately. As you...

Calle has been doing my graphics lately. As you say, the quality, turn around, and pricing are hard to beat.
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

The BUSA Student Trainer will teach you the...

The BUSA Student Trainer will teach you the building skills needed to build most models. Student Trainer (http://shop.balsausa.com/product_p/426.htm)
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

It's a sweltering +10, here. I hope to get...

It's a sweltering +10, here.

I hope to get in some shop time after I clear my driveway.
Forum: Kit Building
11-13-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I painted my Cub, in that color. It's close, but...

I painted my Cub, in that color. It's close, but it's not correct.
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Smile +1

+1
Forum: Kit Building
11-10-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Minwax has Polyurethane, which is oil based and...

Minwax has Polyurethane, which is oil based and fuel resistant. It has Polycrylic which is water based, and isn't.
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Thanks ! That'a a G-38 under the hood. It...

Thanks !

That'a a G-38 under the hood. It has magneto ignition. A rear carb, rear exhaust, engine would be an easier to mount choice.
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I used Top[ Notch's kit for a dummy Ciintinental,...

I used Top[ Notch's kit for a dummy Ciintinental, and a member of RC Groups donated the engine shrouds.
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I painted my Cub over last weekend. I finished...

I painted my Cub over last weekend. I finished applying Calle's graphics today.
Forum: Kit Building
08-03-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Good luck with the maiden of your Sopwith, Jimmy.

Good luck with the maiden of your Sopwith, Jimmy.
Forum: Kit Building
06-17-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

A roll is 27.5" wide. Solartex is fuel...

A roll is 27.5" wide.

Solartex is fuel proof, but don't let that fool you into thinking that it doesn't need to be sealed. The covering gets dirty easily. Sealing it makes it easy to clean.

I...
Forum: Kit Building
06-17-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Balsa USA is the importer, but they've been out...

Balsa USA is the importer, but they've been out of Natural Solartex for some time. Last I heard, they were expecting a shipment soon.

Covering (http://shop.balsausa.com/category_s/1322.htm)
Forum: Kit Building
06-15-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Thanks, but Solartex is really easy to apply. It...

Thanks, but Solartex is really easy to apply. It goes around curves well, and shrinks with minimal heat.
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Thanks ! I have found Solartex to be an easy...

Thanks !

I have found Solartex to be an easy covering to work with.
Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I can view through 142, if that helps. Slow...

I can view through 142, if that helps.

Slow progress is being made on my Cub. The wings have been covered in Natural Solartex.
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

Nice work, Fred !

Nice work, Fred !
Forum: Kit Building
03-19-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I'm a Charter Member and a lifetime supporter. ...

I'm a Charter Member and a lifetime supporter.

There's a lot of good scale building info on RCSB.
Forum: Kit Building
03-14-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 173,317
Posted By TomCrump

I think the difference is in the pilot's...

I think the difference is in the pilot's perception.

For instance, I always think that Cubs, with wheel pants, fly better than those without.

I haven't decided on which way I will follow on...
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