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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-20-2014, 11:17 AM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    True, you aren't going to get that perfectly smooth finish and it isn't going to be as durable as you will get on a new car. You also won't get that...
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    04-19-2014, 11:44 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    Gas exhaust has no more effect on Latex house paint then it does on any other type of paint. Any oil stain just wipes off. Most of my gas powered...
    10 replies | 188 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 05:06 PM
    I haven't forgotten. I will even be cutting lightening holes in them. Just one of the beauty things about constant cord. Easy to just make a hardwood...
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    04-19-2014, 04:53 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    With gas power you can use any exterior Latex house paint bought at any hardware store. It's water based and makes for an easy clean up and it's easy...
    10 replies | 188 view(s)
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    04-19-2014, 04:50 PM
    One of the only good Great Planes tools I have is there stripe cutter. When I sharpen my own blades I'm able to get some really nice thin strips of...
    18 replies | 393 view(s)
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    04-19-2014, 04:39 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread 72 MHz or 2.4 in Beginners
    I would like to offer to buy any Futaba 9-C radio John comes across for the ten bucks plus shipping. I use a 2.4 module in my old one but still use...
    63 replies | 1226 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-17-2014, 08:18 PM
    Well, I'm impressed, CAD drawing and everything. Pretty soon I will be cutting ribs for one. I have a lot of short blocks of balsa I will start...
    956 replies | 73942 view(s)
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    04-17-2014, 03:57 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Doping in Questions and Answers
    I used my HF pin stripe gun and Klass Kote today to finish painting the repairs on my plane. SURPRISE!!! It came out pretty well, even Tom would have...
    27 replies | 573 view(s)
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    04-16-2014, 07:35 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Doping in Questions and Answers
    I bought one of the 4 OZ HVLP guns at Harbor Freight for under $14.00 and painted my last two planes with it. About the perfect size gun for our use....
    27 replies | 573 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-16-2014, 07:24 PM
    Max and I are in a very dry climate so we don't really have a rust problem. I run my engines dry at the end of the day to get rid of the alcohol left...
    23 replies | 717 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-05-2014, 06:32 PM
    The incidence Jim is giving you are pretty much what I use on all the bipes I have built. Only one I had a problem with was an Aeromaster 60 I built....
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    04-04-2014, 10:43 PM
    Nope, every Profile I have seen has the tank on the side of the fuse. I have only had one profile other then my little 3-D electric and that one had...
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    04-04-2014, 02:37 PM
    OK, just for grins I got up on the step ladder and measured things. First thing I did was take a photo of the DB mounts I use on my small gasser....
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    04-04-2014, 12:24 PM
    I don't recall ever having a problem with the inside lines of a fuel tank. I have had bungs shrink and loosen up on planes in storage. They usually...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-03-2014, 11:44 AM
    The only weak area in the whole plane is the fuse from the leading edge forward. It really isn't a weak area at all but the plane is an old design...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-03-2014, 11:21 AM
    That really is a fair deal, last time I found the giant Aeromaster kit the price was $200.00 and that is what they were selling for when they were...
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    04-02-2014, 04:14 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread pro balancer in Beginners
    I have both the DB and GP prop balancers and find them both very good. The smaller props I balance on the GP aren't off at all when I tested them...
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    03-24-2014, 01:34 PM
    Very impressed with this build. Hard for me to think this is your first, it's that good. Good choice on your servo selection too. This is a plane I...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    03-24-2014, 01:22 PM
    During the build of my one and only float plane I painted on Deft sanding sealer throughout the inside of the plane. I'm sure anything like Poly-U...
    10 replies | 313 view(s)
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