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Posted by SteveT. | Aug 29, 2012 @ 07:12 PM | 11,880 Views
"Most" of my son and I's planes....

One red "Big Foot" that I am building not shown

I "really" need to build some racks!!! Also a couple of kits I have stuck away not shown...

Posted by SteveT. | Aug 29, 2012 @ 07:09 PM | 8,466 Views
My Hyperion Wolf Samson ll that I sold...
Posted by SteveT. | Aug 29, 2012 @ 07:08 PM | 8,532 Views
my new lathe, with DRO (digital read-out) for making stand-offs, bushings, or anything else I might need for my planes...

And....Recently, I bought an older "Kondia" mill, and have just finished doing some refurbishing on it....here are some some pics of before and after.....It had sat in a guys garage for about 30 years, and while he didn't "abuse" it, he sure didn't take that great of care of it. So it took a bit of work to make it even halfway presentable....not the "prettiest Belle at the ball", but certainly usable!!

Finally, got it all finished,(check out pic # 7) with a new switch, a 3 Axis DRO (digital readout) and also a digital readout on the quill also!!

I decided to add a few pics of the rest of my shop, please excuse any mess you might see, as I have pretty much run out of room for some things....:0

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Posted by SteveT. | Aug 29, 2012 @ 07:06 PM | 8,408 Views
A few on my 3DHS planes.... You can see more in my "hangar" picture...

Posted by SteveT. | Aug 29, 2012 @ 06:20 PM | 8,189 Views
My first "large scale" plane, flew well.....but it was an "El Porkarossa"....and hide your eyes, I'm in the pic too....
Posted by SteveT. | May 29, 2011 @ 12:19 AM | 10,531 Views
So....the beginning of my life long love of model aircraft began here..... (as far as models go) I received of of these Cox TD-3 control line planes for my eighth birthday, unfortunately, I never got to fly it. My dad and I went out to fly it, and he said "you've never flown one of these planes before, so I think I should fly it first". Unfortunately, "he" had also never flown one either, and did not know that you don't just stand there and spin around in a circle. He got dizzy, the plane went it, and that was it for that plane. Since then, there have been many aircraft, consisting of other "u-control", free-flight, sailplanes, helicopters, and fixed wing aircraft.

More to follow....