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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:14 PM
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Dang IHAVA..., you've got skills my friend! That looks spectacular, and I'm sure that it will fly sweetly too! I can't wait to see how this all comes together

Perforated film eh? Where does one find that slick building aid??

Cheers,

Rob
I got this stuff from R&G in Germany http://www.r-g.de/en/ But you can get it from CST as well.http://www.cstsales.com/release_film.html Usually in the vacuum bagging department. Same as peel-ply but much smoother finish. I'll still have to sand (but not much) and finish with clear lacquer.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:21 PM
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:22 PM
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What goes on the wing next? Will you be using Moneykote? What color?


555. Heh. Palindrome to Lil.
Next? I think I'm gonna lite glass (0.6 ounce ) the trailing edge to make a little something for a gap seal / wiper thing...then a little more Kevlar (live hinge) then a little more STF on the bottom of control surfaces, (aileron & flap) then a little MoneyKote. What color ???
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:32 PM
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IHAVAWDY,

STF on only 1 surface of the flaps & ail? Wouldn't both top & bottom give a stiffer & more torsionally stable platform? What about a 45* lite glass face to the front edge of the flaps & ail (ala Dr. Drela)? You going with a Kevlar over silicone live hinge? Why the clear lacquer?

Questions, questions. I'm full of them, or something tonight. Looking good!
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:52 PM
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IHAVAWDY,

STF on only 1 surface of the flaps & ail?

Weight,or Wait



Wouldn't both top & bottom give a stiffer & more torsionally stable platform?

Yep, but, weight, is it really kneaded?? AKA Target?


What about a 45* lite glass face to the front edge of the flaps & ail (ala Dr. Drela)?

Who??

You going with a Kevlar over silicone live hinge?

live hinge =


Why the clear lacquer?
SHINE! baby, SHINE!

Questions, questions. I'm full of them, or something tonight. Looking good!
Thanks ventus!





Anything ELSE?? * Sheeze!!
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:54 PM
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Yes.


How are you going to brace the empennage?
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 07:59 PM
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Yes.


How are you going to brace the empennage?
Ventus send you some shrooms??
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 08:14 PM
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Nevermind.....

My blog is filled with build logs.
Some other peoples blogs just have a single article that is........just about them. ;-)
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 09:15 PM
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Ventus send you some shrooms??
Come to think of it: No. I'm running low on morels, I gotta hit up my morel "dealer". I did get some fresh shrooms at the market today. Button, crimini, oyster, and a couple I don't know the names of, but I do know they taste good. Maybe I'll make some mushroom soup later.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 09:29 PM
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Hey Lil,

Send me some morels. I bet they'd be good stuffed. Yum.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 09:44 PM
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Doing a great job woody, you've already done a lot more designing and building than some who thrive on just doling out online advice and needless criticisms (T, deal with yourself), the builders here know you won't miss a step and will assess things stage by stage, we will all learn by it.

There are lighter things than silicone for live hinging and i bet you know what they are too.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 10:33 PM
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and it's lookin' like the crash count on the Mac is gonna reduce by gigamax!I'm havin' fun sortin' out this -----cannot disclose yet!----
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Old Feb 01, 2013, 09:44 PM
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I spread some carbon on the ailerons and flaps tonight. Covered them with the perforated film then taped them down to the glass bench top. should be arrow straight when they cure
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Old Feb 01, 2013, 10:11 PM
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Purty. Just tape, no weights?
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Old Feb 01, 2013, 10:19 PM
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Well, I could put some soup cans or rocks or something?....but it'd just be for looks cuz the tape is holding them flat to the glass
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