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AKNick's Recent Activity

   
  1. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    This stuff. I use a plastic throw away floor adhesive spreader to get an even distribution then lay the metal on it. It calls for 24...

    loctite-general-purpose-construction-adhesive-1390595-64_1000.jpg Oct 16, 2018 at 4:41 PM
  2. AKNick liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Starting look like a plane again still a long way to go [ATTACH]

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  3. AKNick liked stangflyer's post in the thread Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang.

    I appreciate the reminder Kelly. I actually did a lot of research on this exact tres banga! Sounds ok... (nothing like the Kolm) but...

    saying-a-prayer-smiley-emoticon.gif Oct 16, 2018 at 4:39 PM
  4. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang.

    High end products means High end problems.....UGH :face-palm:. Well.....There is also that "alternative" we discussed :ooh?:. [ATTACH]

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  5. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Tail Wheel Assembly. Three wood screws, and a ball link tiller system with nothing pre-drilled for you. What I mean is this is...

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  6. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Adding the control horn to the rudder. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The key here is to make sure your control horns are symmetric and...

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  7. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Rudder Assembly If I took the time to read the tip from @HRRC Flyer of using a hole punch into blue painters tape, it would have...

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  8. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I am with you here as well. The scheme is killer! This plane will help me determine whether to get its bigger 92" brother or the tried...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:39 PM
  9. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Thanks for the Tip!!! I like it!

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:34 PM
  10. AKNick liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    @AKNick , I've got to admit, I have never cared much for the Edge, but that's an AWESOME looking plane. . . . . . . :yesss: I love the...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:33 PM
  11. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I truly love the way the horizontal gets added. They've incorporated a puzzle piece so you can basically epoxy and go! Well done guys. I...

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  12. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    More Hinging. [ATTACH] Added The control horns in this manner. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  13. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    35cc, it's not just built for electric.

    Oct 13, 2018 at 4:33 PM
  14. AKNick replied to the thread Tapatalk.

    One step closer... I can open and view the message, but when I go to reply it gives me: System Message You don't have permission to...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 1:26 AM
  15. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Go for it @pawnshopmike

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  16. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Great looking plane. I like how you think. Get the boring tedious hinging out of the way first. Then it's fun time shop time putting in...

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:53 AM
  17. AKNick liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    @Snoopy1 & @acerc You two Guys are a riot. . . . . . . . . :lol2:. Thanks for cheering me up fellas, I haven't had a good week. Hey...

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:05 AM
  18. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    All them big shot fancy pants motors !!! ….. I have a "Habit" NOT an "addiction" to "China clank" :dancing-chicken:…...:laughing:

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:03 AM
  19. AKNick liked dhal22's post in the thread Show Me the Biplanes!!!!.

    1/2 oz glass and Minwax water based polyurethane is about as heavy as monocote. Here's my 1st (and only) practice run at glass and...

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  20. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Then the "fun" part. 30Min epoxy one aileron at a time. I use a small mixing cup, and a round stir stick for mixing rod finish. If you...

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  21. AKNick replied to the thread Engine selection for H9 Beaver 30cc.

    Bummer! At full throttle in the air, does the plane pull to that side? As in maybe the trust angle is off? Could have had one wheel on...

    Oct 11, 2018 at 4:51 PM
  22. AKNick replied to the thread Engine selection for H9 Beaver 30cc.

    Exciting!! With the full scale beaver, the ailerons are mushy. I've unofficially flown one. The rudder is where it's at. With all my...

    Oct 11, 2018 at 4:17 PM
  23. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Here is to what I'm sure is everybody's least favorite part about putting an ARF together. Hinging. I'll share what at this point seems...

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  24. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    This plane is a real beauty! Quality Hardware for sure. [ATTACH]

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  25. AKNick posted a new thread.

    3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread

    75" 3DHS Edge 540 V2 Assembly Thread. [IMG] Never quite sure where to start one of these threads, so here we go! I'll edit this page as...

    Forum: Giant / Scale ARF Build Threads

    Oct 11, 2018 at 3:39 PM