Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
Thread Tools
Old Oct 24, 2012, 05:50 PM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jimbello View Post
I will not bother with anything fancier in the future.
Same here. I was impressed with how well it worked. No leaks at all. And it was really easy.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Oct 24, 2012, 06:33 PM
gizzo is offline
Find More Posts by gizzo
Live slow, Die whenever
gizzo's Avatar
When I was building my F20 wings, I made a nice vac bag with some heavy plastic, sealed the edges ( i thought) etc, but the damn thing leaked like a sieve. So threw it into a bin bag, taped it up and it worked perfect, like you found out. I do like those snap on seals from offtheedge tho. Very convenient.
Old Oct 24, 2012, 10:33 PM
steve wenban is online now
Find More Posts by steve wenban
Crikey never leave beer behind
steve wenban's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hamburglar View Post
Close. It's the larger variant of the Zero. The One
AWWWWW look at daddy's little hand brake lol
enjoy her now Jordan she''l grow up and hate you when she see's all the photo's
Old Oct 27, 2012, 01:12 AM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Still waiting on 6oz glass. Should be here soon.

Just been waxing moulds and making up some templates.
Old Oct 27, 2012, 01:15 AM
Pismo is offline
Find More Posts by Pismo
Jim in San Diego
Pismo's Avatar
So you're going with a bladder on this one Jordan? Did you use a bladder on the F-20's?
Old Oct 27, 2012, 01:39 AM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Yeah I'm using a bladder. Gonna try clamping the moulds in a vac bag this time round. We'll see how that works out Last time I used a bladder was on my twisty wing fuse moulds. Fantastic seam even just using 10psi. Way better than hand rolling it. The F-104 is hand seamed, I wasn't keen to tackle a bladder with fin, intakes, fillets, etc. But it's a lot of work involved doing the layup and seaming. One of the main aims with this L-39 was to make the layup as simple as possible.
Old Oct 27, 2012, 01:42 AM
Pismo is offline
Find More Posts by Pismo
Jim in San Diego
Pismo's Avatar
Yeah, it's cool that you can get such a pro seem that's actually stronger than the rest of the fuse. I'll wait to hear how easy the layup went but I'll be crossing my fingers
Old Oct 27, 2012, 01:56 AM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Oh yeah another thing I want to try is laying dyed silk into the moulds for colour.
Something like this
Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:15 AM
Pismo is offline
Find More Posts by Pismo
Jim in San Diego
Pismo's Avatar
Huh? Why would you want that for color in the mold?
Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:19 AM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Just to try something different.
Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:23 AM
Pismo is offline
Find More Posts by Pismo
Jim in San Diego
Pismo's Avatar
I hope you'd make that show on the outside and keep the inside nice and dark because if it's on the inside it'll drive you nuts during layup. I haven't done many layups but the mold used to lay up P-40's had light and dark patches and it kept looking like there were bubbles in the glass.
Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:34 AM
Hamburglar is offline
Find More Posts by Hamburglar
Alphabets make great soup
Hamburglar's Avatar
Yeah it will be an interesting experiment. I freakin hate laying up carbon for the same reason. So hard to tell if there are bubbles.

If it doesn't work then I'll just get Tammy to make me a kaftan with the leftovers
Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:37 AM
Pismo is offline
Find More Posts by Pismo
Jim in San Diego
Pismo's Avatar
Heh. That'd work Ok ok, get building something. I'm off to bed. G'night!
Old Oct 27, 2012, 05:13 AM
flyonline is offline
Find More Posts by flyonline
Twisted and Confused
flyonline's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hamburglar View Post
Yeah I'm using a bladder. Gonna try clamping the moulds in a vac bag this time round. We'll see how that works out Last time I used a bladder was on my twisty wing fuse moulds. Fantastic seam even just using 10psi. Way better than hand rolling it. The F-104 is hand seamed, I wasn't keen to tackle a bladder with fin, intakes, fillets, etc. But it's a lot of work involved doing the layup and seaming. One of the main aims with this L-39 was to make the layup as simple as possible.
Silicon inserts? I've done a fuse with a small fin which comes out ok.

Looking forward to seeing the vac bag trick.
Old Oct 27, 2012, 09:13 AM
MATIN is offline
Find More Posts by MATIN
Just Toss It !!!
MATIN's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hamburglar View Post
Yeah I'm using a bladder. Gonna try clamping the moulds in a vac bag this time round. We'll see how that works out .........
Not sure what the advantage is. But if the outside bag loses suction, you'll have a big mess on your hand courtesy of the inside bag!!!!


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion New 101mm composite L39 ARF for $150? mandoman Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 7 Jun 22, 2012 03:44 PM
Sold Fat Shark base goggles, low use. $190 shipped Blucross FPV Equipment (FS/W) 12 Jun 03, 2012 07:08 PM
Discussion fat shark predator lipo gives a low voltage warning on charger genrlst Batteries and Chargers 3 May 23, 2012 02:18 PM
Question high kV or low kV for plane with fat fuse? paulatgis Power Systems 5 Sep 14, 2010 10:40 PM
Fat Free Taco - Low Carb Taco? Tram Sport Planes 161 Aug 18, 2004 04:16 PM