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Old Sep 24, 2012, 11:26 PM
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WIFE HAND LAUNCHED MY PLANES!
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Pulsery,
I just stopped-by to check out this thread. So sorry about your loss. That's very devastating.
I was worried about that "weak spot" during my build. With numerous flights, and under stress, wing fold could possibly happen during flight. So during my build, I re-inforced my wings on top surface, besides the flat CF at the bottom surface. That pylon joint weakens the structural strength of the main wings, and extra re-inforcement to me was necessary, due to wind conditions where I usually - top of the hill.

I'm sure you'll miss that baby, hope you get your next one done soon...
- Spyro
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Old Sep 25, 2012, 01:23 AM
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I believe Doug runs stock foam hinges and so far he hasn't had any issues.
I do run stock hinges but keep in mind my 737s are covered in Oracal 751 2mil adhesive film, and I carefully overlap at the hinge points with the film. If I lose an aileron (or similar), I've got bigger problems because it means all of the 2mil film peeled off the wing.
Old Sep 26, 2012, 12:58 PM
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1st off, Pulsery also want to wish you the best recovery from your wing incident.. As all here expressed already, sorry to see of it.. Hope you are not too dismayed..
Well, I know to many maybe old news, but being that my 737 just showed up, I am thinking enthusiasm is as high as when you all got yours all so long ago.. Learned a bit from this thread .But will need to fondle it abit to see which direction to go..!! I hope I can ask questions freely from all you "big guys " out there..!! Thanks..!!
Old Sep 26, 2012, 04:09 PM
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1st off, Pulsery also want to wish you the best recovery from your wing incident.. As all here expressed already, sorry to see of it.. Hope you are not too dismayed..
Well, I know to many maybe old news, but being that my 737 just showed up, I am thinking enthusiasm is as high as when you all got yours all so long ago.. Learned a bit from this thread .But will need to fondle it abit to see which direction to go..!! I hope I can ask questions freely from all you "big guys " out there..!! Thanks..!!
I'm positive this group of great guys will welcome any questions you may have.

For you guys who've worked with vinyl, what would you think is the best way to cover the Fuse. Wrapping the tube may require an additional helping hand or cutting out rectangular pieces and covering in sectional panels?

Got the engines hung yesterday and now comes my very big headache. Covering that humongous Fuselage

Cheers!!!
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 04:23 PM
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I'm positive this group of great guys will welcome any questions you may have.

For you guys who've worked with vinyl, what would you think is the best way to cover the Fuse. Wrapping the tube may require an additional helping hand or cutting out rectangular pieces and covering in sectional panels?

Got the engines hung yesterday and now comes my very big headache. Covering that humongous Fuselage

Cheers!!!
Vic
Hey Vic
I covered my fuse with about 8-10 rectangular pieces.
Of coarse start from the back and move forward.
The fuse came out nice and was easy to do. A helping hand and a hot hairdryer will help a lot.
The bottom of the wing and the canoes AND the nose of the fuse is a bit of a challange. (In fact a pain)
Use a lot of heat and it will be fine

Good luck

Hoss
Old Sep 26, 2012, 05:32 PM
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Looking good Vic, keep up the great work!

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Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:22 PM
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Hey Vic

Use a lot of heat and it will be fine

Good luck

Hoss
Be very careful with that "lot of heat"! If you get close to the EPO, it will become very bumpy (alligator skin), in no time.
Old Sep 26, 2012, 06:29 PM
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Be very careful with that "lot of heat"! If you get close to the EPO, it will become very bumpy (alligator skin), in no time.
You are right about NOT using a LOT of heat
My hairdryer doesn't get hot enough to melt foam
Just enough to make the vinyl plyable

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Old Sep 27, 2012, 12:44 PM
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windrider Boeing777 (3 min 36 sec)

windrider 777 (2 min 57 sec)


I bring the kits and build it on the club(spend 40 mins), finish six very nice flights.

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Old Sep 28, 2012, 01:04 PM
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Ming, these movies are both fast-forward. Do you have a real-time movie?
Old Sep 28, 2012, 01:13 PM
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or a 777 with retracts? an airliner with the gear hangin down the whole time just looks funny to me
Old Sep 28, 2012, 01:22 PM
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Maybe it was turbulent as heck, but they look to be flying pretty squirrley.
Old Sep 28, 2012, 02:17 PM
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Vinyl Covering..


Any one out there work with Scotchprint? It is supposedly like Oracal but... "better"? More elastic... A signmaker in my world recommended it after listening to what my 737 ideas were..http://www.stickercity.com
Old Sep 28, 2012, 02:18 PM
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Does not look as good as the 737 which will remain my favorite airliner for now.
Old Sep 28, 2012, 02:54 PM
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Ming, these movies are both fast-forward. Do you have a real-time movie?
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