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TonyHallo's Recent Activity

   
  1. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    Yes the retirement is working out great, I put a shift in today on the build. I did spend a few hours on the snowblower however, it...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 9:51 PM
  2. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    Not a problem, that's what these forums are for. Back to the build, I got the 1/4" balsa leading edges and the 1/4" balsa aileron...

    IMG_2264.JPG IMG_2266.JPG Jan 17, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  3. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    I was quite pleased with the outcome the trailing edge is straight, I didn't have to sand any of the fits. Here is a sample of the...

    IMG_2111.JPG Jan 16, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  4. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    The trail edges are 1/4" dowel, I plan to cover the plane with Stits fabric and I would expect the shrinking process to deform the...

    IMG_2249.JPG IMG_2110.JPG IMG_2252.JPG Jan 16, 2019 at 4:50 PM
  5. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    I completed the cabin roof section to the point where I can glue the wings together. I wanted to slide the roof section onto wing spars...

    IMG_2243.JPG IMG_2245.JPG IMG_2246.JPG IMG_2247.JPG Jan 15, 2019 at 11:02 AM
  6. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    The gear on the BUSA Cub and Super Cub is silver soldered, similar size tubing. That is why I suggested using it. Cleaning the flux is...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:06 AM
  7. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    I would silver solder rather than braze.

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:49 PM
  8. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    What size tubing?

    Jan 14, 2019 at 11:38 AM
  9. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    It is 52" long, I just use .025" mild steel MIG wire. Runs about 7 amps at 12 volts. It will cut both EPS and the wall sheeting foam...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 11:36 AM
  10. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    It's a 5" throat, takes a 64" blade, Dayton brand. You can see it in the photo nest to the disc sander. My wife bought it for me in...

    IMG_0737.JPG Jan 13, 2019 at 10:41 PM
  11. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    The wing assembly has begun! I glued the rib stubs onto the main spars. I still have a few details to resolve for the aileron hinges,...

    IMG_2241.JPG Jan 13, 2019 at 10:21 PM
  12. TonyHallo replied to the thread IMAC Pattern - Cadence w/ DA 35.

    I think I would try adding the former and see what happens?

    Jan 13, 2019 at 7:07 PM
  13. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale 1/4 Scale 148" Shrike Commander.

    It's looking good to me, keep it up.

    Jan 13, 2019 at 11:44 AM
  14. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    With a metal cutting band saw. It's not big, 5", but has served me well over the last 40 years. It has built many planes.

    Jan 13, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  15. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    I spent yesterday and today making the metal parts for struts and ailerons. I use the disc sander to put the radius on the ends of the...

    IMG_2237.JPG IMG_2239.JPG IMG_2240.JPG Jan 12, 2019 at 6:37 PM
  16. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    I laid out the rib position so that both wings will be the same. The wings will be built to lines rather than the other wing drawing....

    IMG_2236.JPG Jan 12, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  17. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Need advice on Balsa 1/3 scale Super Cub build.

    Yes you are correct, it is glued to the spar and provides wood for the strap bolt.

    Jan 12, 2019 at 6:22 PM
  18. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Need advice on Balsa 1/3 scale Super Cub build.

    My build thead is http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/4754623-balsa-usa-super-cub-build-3.html. All the photos and text...

    Jan 12, 2019 at 1:59 PM
  19. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale Need advice on Balsa 1/3 scale Super Cub build.

    Does this help?[ATTACH]

    000_0359.JPG Jan 12, 2019 at 11:50 AM
  20. TonyHallo attached a file to the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    For the wing root connection I am cutting the spars down to slip into boxes above the cabin. For the layout I blocked the spars at the...

    IMG_2233.JPG IMG_2234.JPG Jan 11, 2019