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Jan 18, 2011, 12:01 AM
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Dale, is it known what happened? Sad story.
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Jan 18, 2011, 12:17 AM
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This 737-700 is A good airliner to learn on then buy something biiger
Jan 18, 2011, 01:41 AM
A-4 nut!!
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Dale, is it known what happened? Sad story.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Florida_Flight_90
Jan 18, 2011, 08:30 AM
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Does anyone rund this models with 4S?
Jan 18, 2011, 08:44 AM
Ugly planes do not fly
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Originally Posted by pulsery2k1
one of the best way's to cover is WBPU and tissue...
Thank you for the video! I am thinking of using 00 Silk Span (12g/sq.m.) for poly-glassing. Is there a difference between tissue and a Silk Span?
Jan 18, 2011, 08:53 AM
Ugly planes do not fly
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Originally Posted by Naval Warfare
Holy cow. Wonder how high the amps are gonna go with that many blades.
Are you going 4s?.... whats the kv of your motors?..
Yes, 4S. The current should be within 35A at 3020Kv. With this setup motors will run at their maximum efficiency pulling 450W each. Will do the test this week.
Jan 18, 2011, 08:56 AM
6 months to finish a rtf
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_Sergey

No I have used certain gift and craft tissue with good results.
on some model's I use more than one grade on my Gws A-10
I used the lighter on the curved surfaces and the hearvier
on the fuse and the wing's

The GWS A-10 had problem's with wing flexing and breaking
but with the tissue and polcrylic the wing has almost no flex
and after many flights and some wild flying no problems.

even though the A-10 is polyglassed it's RTF weight is
only 17-18 oz
Jan 18, 2011, 09:10 AM
Screw the wind, let's fly!
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Originally Posted by _Sergey_
Dale, is it known what happened? Sad story.
I very well couldve been on that flight.I was sposed to leave PCS for NAS Key West somtime after the 1st of the year. Fortunately my Navy detailer cut my PCS orders early so I could make it home for Xmas.Otherwise....
Fate, is a funny thing.

Pulsery, that A-10 is gorgeous
Jan 18, 2011, 09:13 AM
Ugly planes do not fly
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Originally Posted by erh7771
Sergy, do you have a write up on your technique for WBPU?

I have a lot of it right now and I"m near giving up on it because I can never get it to draw hard enough and look good enough to keep dealing with.

What is the weight of your cloth?

How may layers did you apply to get it that shinny?

Thx in advance
The basics of foam finishing technique I got from this thread:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=715220

The steps are:
- Two layers of lightweight spackling with 600 grit sanding
- Two layers of WBPU with 800 grit sanding
- Acrylic primer (optional)
- Acrylic paint
- Two layers of high gloss WBPU with 1200 grit sanding

On that picture it is shinny because WBPU is wet. It's the second layer. When dry it is flat but silky smooth.

There is an unexpected problem... even after two layers of spackling and WBPU there are still some pinholes left. I am thinking of altering this technique by adding one layer of 00 silk span (12g/sq.m.) after spackling. This will take care of any pinholes.

As far as weight so far I added 2 gram to the tail section. Pretty much nothing. It it somewhat time consuming process but very relaxing and rewarding.
Jan 18, 2011, 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by pulsery2k1
_Sergey

No I have used certain gift and craft tissue with good results.
on some model's I use more than one grade on my Gws A-10
I used the lighter on the curved surfaces and the hearvier
on the fuse and the wing's

The GWS A-10 had problem's with wing flexing and breaking
but with the tissue and polcrylic the wing has almost no flex
and after many flights and some wild flying no problems.

even though the A-10 is polyglassed it's RTF weight is
only 17-18 oz
She look gorgeous! Amazing work! How did you manage to preserve groove lines with covering? I am filling all of them.
Jan 18, 2011, 09:33 AM
6 months to finish a rtf
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_Sergey

on the fuse I filled them, but on the wing the leading edge is done in
a very light tissue and the center in the thickest.

its a good exemple as it shows that with the light tissue you can
keep all the detail you want.

Naval Warfare

I found the decal , the air work is some where,
Last edited by pulsery2k1; Jan 18, 2011 at 09:42 AM.
Jan 18, 2011, 09:34 AM
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Anyone build your 737 ready to maiden?

Ming Lou
Jan 18, 2011, 10:36 AM
*** gravity sucks ***
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Still waiting for mine..... It's probably on some big ocean in a container.
Jan 18, 2011, 10:38 AM
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All plane we ship by air not sea.

Ming
Jan 18, 2011, 10:55 AM
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Ming Thanks! I have received my 2nd package.


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