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  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    Grimmace: The adhesive application process is what will cause fish eye stippling, or orange peel. Sanding with 320 either by hand or with a...
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  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:57 PM
    Sanding off the airframe with a quarter page electric felt padded sander works very well to quicdckly knock the surface down. Wetting the felt pad...
    19 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:18 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    It is indeed....... on the tray, the wood is reinforced by a 1mm carbon sheet. I'll probably back the former with proper plywood, and install...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:11 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Alex, yes, it will be bolted to that former. I will need to reinforce the mounting points. The tray will be supported at the back as well. Wim
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-21-2014, 02:43 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    ps, haven't started the programming on the 5-in-1 yet... W.
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-21-2014, 02:32 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Hey DrScoles, thx on the compliment, I'm just using my experience to make this plane as reliable and easy to maintain as possible... the silver...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    09-21-2014, 12:16 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    been a while since I posted my progress, had a problem with my pc, hard disc crashed....lost a lot of data..... :-( I did do a lot of work:...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 02:34 PM
    I have the Up3D+ printer to produce our detail components and cockpit detail. For the most part your resolution aka smoothness is totally dependant...
    32 replies | 4147 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-17-2014, 03:37 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, that's great info... To check my layout, I did a preliminary CG check yesterday, and it turn out a bit tail heavy. this was with empty...
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    09-15-2014, 01:12 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, that is how my install is going: both medium CAT's just behind the aft nose gear former, pumps right behind them, just in front of the...
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    09-10-2014, 11:05 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    wow, nice pictures!! Where's that one situated?? looks like an interesting museum to visit.... W.
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 10:36 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, totally agree with you on the cockpit.......... I'll be using the supplied kit for now, and will work on a new cockpit later on..... what't...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    09-10-2014, 10:00 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, both my pipes are 55,5cm long, with 'venturi' of 11mm.. (inner pipe shorter than outer). Wim
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 01:32 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Hey Mike, congrats!!! didn't know you got the same version as mine!! super! on your questions: no, the wire goes in quite easily.... the large...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 06:03 AM
    Well, waiting for the Evojet Support then!! along with some other input, I'm sure this would make for a much more reliable airplane.... (Evojet in...
    29 replies | 1121 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 05:57 AM
    Carsten, very impressive, and indeed good thinking.... I have a Graupner MC32 with a Samsung S3 liked via bluetooth, but indeed, much better to send...
    29 replies | 1121 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 05:38 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Fullsize Mig 21 crash in RC Jets
    Sluggo, you did that move for real??? Respect!!!
    53 replies | 3758 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 05:32 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Fullsize Mig 21 crash in RC Jets
    Gus, you lucky *******.......... I just wish I could have taken one ride in one.....heck, let alone seen one fly for myself..... closest I ever got...
    53 replies | 3758 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 03:42 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, given the state most of these planes were in after a deployment, I don't think a shade lighter or darker on the paint would be a...
    143 replies | 9998 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 03:17 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    ok, perfect, then I won't bother making them myself, I'll just wait for a set from you.... The only other antenna's I know of are the ECM...
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    09-05-2014, 03:07 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, are those the two blade antenna's on the turtledeck? Wim
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    09-05-2014, 02:31 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, looking forward to my kit, looks super!!! I suppose the box can be used to store the probes? any progress on the rest of the details? ...
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    09-03-2014, 09:40 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mike, super!!! don't forget to post pics!!! Main gear stance is 70cm (or 27.5") measured at CL wheel. Wim
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-01-2014, 01:28 AM
    I like this plane as well, looking forward to this kit........ W.
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    08-29-2014, 02:53 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, It's a fibreglass molded part, and indeed a tad on the heavy side.... I've been playing with the carbon rod idea as well... plus, it's...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    08-29-2014, 01:41 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas and Sluggo, thx for your insights on this.... super to get this kinds of feedback.... and I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one of those...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    08-28-2014, 02:47 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    keep us posted!!!! Wim
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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    08-28-2014, 01:12 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    DrScoles, I agree.......... done with the bashing as well.... got better things to do... I think everyone who is still willing to put his money into...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    08-28-2014, 01:07 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    here are some pics on the tailhook install.... self explanatory I think.......... bolts are tapped into the central wood stringer, plenty...
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    08-28-2014, 11:50 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    airbrake operational............
    178 replies | 8770 view(s)
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