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BalsaDust's Recent Activity

   
  1. BalsaDust replied to the thread I’m going out flying thread 2019.

    Took my UMX Timber out for its maiden flight today. Nice and cold with it being a mix of rain, sleet, and snow but I couldnt resist....

    Feb 20, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  2. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Well the second elevator went a lot quicker. knowing the problems I had with the first one this one went a lot better. Got the hole...

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  3. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Got the two stabilizers lined up and wedged up to get them level and square to one another, weighed them down and epoxyed the tube...

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  4. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    I embarrassed how long it took me to build this elevator this far. Just have add the nose piece to the counter balance and the bevels....

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  5. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    Time for some front yard shenanigans!!!!![ATTACH]

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  6. BalsaDust replied to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    It’s possible but probably not. I have electronics from my original one here I could use but have much nicer stuff headed this way for...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  7. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    [ATTACH] Fair bit of progress this morning. Got the le sheeting on, Center section, and one piece of TE sheeting. Same as the top...

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  8. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    I use a bunch of old lighting ballast for weights along with the smaller weights you can see on the wing in the background. With the...

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  9. BalsaDust replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Exactly. It have the cool factor and what I saw somewhere else it was still turning a 20" prop but I cant justify the price.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 3:53 PM
  10. BalsaDust liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Made some good progress on the ukulele last night. It’s all one piece now! [ATTACH]

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  11. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    Not a lot of progress this morning. Sold my last dle 55 to a club member and needed to get it off the plane it was on so he could get it...

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  12. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Well got the new S1 rib clamped and glued to the stabilizer now have to do the second one and hopefully the sheeting can start [ATTACH]

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  13. BalsaDust liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Cutting steel tubing early this morning. In the jig and ready to solder. Going to insert and leave the landing gear connector loose....

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  14. BalsaDust replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Interesting. Its a touch longer than needed but might work with either moving the firewall back or shortening the standoffs some. may...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 10:51 AM
  15. BalsaDust replied to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    Yeah there is plenty of strength there. Sheeting to the main would just add extra weight. The original prototype only had sheer webs in...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 10:41 AM
  16. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    [ATTACH]Now that all the sheer webs are done we need to start the sheeting on the wing. Mind you this is where i realizes I screwed up....

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  17. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Made two new S1 ribs so that the stabilizers can bolted to the fuselage from the side. Will glue them to the stabilizers tomorrow and...

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  18. BalsaDust replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    That is unless someone wants to fund this. It’s one four stroke that would fit other than having to probably relocate the firewall...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 6:29 AM
  19. BalsaDust replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Appreciate the offer. One question. How long is the engine from the firewall the where the back of the prop would be? And how much?

    Feb 17, 2019 at 6:28 AM
  20. BalsaDust replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    So anybody got a Zenoah G23 or G26 laying around their shop they want to part with? Thinking that will be my best option on the Nieuport...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  21. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    I would be lost without my Forestner bits.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:50 PM
  22. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread 3D Edge 540 Profile Build (Glitter JR).

    Well back in the flow of things and got a little work done this morning. First up was doing the LE sheeting. I just grabbed a sheet of...

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  23. BalsaDust liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Started framing right side. [ATTACH]

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  24. BalsaDust liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Left side of fuse is largely done. Need to add the landing gear connectors (thanks Tony) but will do that after I get the right side...

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  25. BalsaDust replied to the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    So looking around I think I’m gonna stick to a two stroke. The four strokes are a little bit taller which will require cutting more of...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 8:45 PM