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  1. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    "Don't be a fool, protect your tool" use a sock or any other old tee shirt. Years ago there was a fellow that sold home made iron socks...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 3:42 PM
  2. AKNick replied to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    Thanks, it’s not perfect and I had to cheat a couple times. My iron is worn out and abused... it’s scratches the covering a bit. Just...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:28 PM
  3. AKNick replied to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    just got the tool last year, been using it wherever I overlap covering to eliminate bubbles.

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:26 PM
  4. AKNick liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    I nice job on the covering, clean and smooth, like it.

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  5. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    The trim tab has a separate servo. Connected via a 3 position switch, down position servo is centered and does not move, center...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 11:43 AM
  6. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    Put the stabs back on the plane this morning, all is well. Also switched the Sullivan clevises out for Robart clevises, they are...

    IMG_1196.JPG Mar 5, 2021 at 11:42 AM
  7. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    Made up an aluminum outlet cover, glued in place then cover with fabric reinforcement. The bottom is similar without the aluminum...

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  8. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    Got the left side stab and elevator covered with fabric today. Began tape on the stab but want to get the trim tab details worked out...

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  9. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale RCM 1/3 Scale Champ Build.

    My wife has given the go ahead for full bore work on the Champ, worked 3 months on the house, I have 3 months on the Champ. I plan to...

    IMG_1179.JPG Mar 5, 2021 at 11:41 AM
  10. Stevendavis replied to the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Great job, Two thumbs up!

    Mar 5, 2021 at 11:39 AM
  11. Stevendavis liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Ok this is it the plane is DONE it is built. Sorry it took a little longer than it should have. Just have to run the engine and setup...

    7C51851B-7254-4FEE-AC75-ED57C78C1268.jpeg Mar 5, 2021 at 11:37 AM
  12. Stevendavis liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Ok made all the extensions for the balance leads and power leads so that they can be readily accessed for charging and checking from the...

    04788A69-577A-4D06-BFD4-E346CC1E9C00.jpeg Mar 5, 2021 at 11:36 AM
  13. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    While not the best photo this dash looks really nice, from an uncompleted build from too long ago. As I started building more scale...

    000_0422.JPG Mar 5, 2021 at 11:34 AM
  14. Stevendavis liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Lots of 1/3 scale project discussions tonight, might as well add something about mine. Trying to get some sense of scale as I build...

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  15. -Rick- replied to the thread 3D Vertigo build, any interest in a build?.

    The air bubbles were part of my problem, I used a pin or #11 blade slid in sideways but it was still a mess. Sometimes I had to pull so...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 11:17 AM
  16. Snoopy1 replied to the thread 3D Vertigo build, any interest in a build?.

    You are having as much fun with your cowl as I am with mine. Was the cowl Fiberglas and if so when covering how did you deal with the...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 11:10 AM
  17. Snoopy1 liked -Rick-'s post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Snoop, lay a piece of narrow white covering over the point where the two oranges meet. Sometimes it helps to break up where colours are...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 11:05 AM
  18. -Rick- replied to the thread 3D Vertigo build, any interest in a build?.

    Well got the cowl covered. Hated the way it came out so pulled the covering off and plan on changing the scheme. It was so bad I would...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 10:59 AM
  19. -Rick- replied to the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Snoop, lay a piece of narrow white covering over the point where the two oranges meet. Sometimes it helps to break up where colours are...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 10:33 AM
  20. pawnshopmike liked AKNick's post in the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    Finished the blue belly. Took a while. Three steps and two covering angles per side... then throw in the fittings. Had to add some patch...

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  21. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    I nice job on the covering, clean and smooth, like it.

    Mar 5, 2021 at 8:19 AM
  22. TonyHallo liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 1/3 Scale Extra 330L Build..

    Ok this is it the plane is DONE it is built. Sorry it took a little longer than it should have. Just have to run the engine and setup...

    7C51851B-7254-4FEE-AC75-ED57C78C1268.jpeg Mar 5, 2021 at 7:18 AM
  23. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    Do you use the Woodpecker on all surfaces?

    Mar 5, 2021 at 7:17 AM
  24. TonyHallo liked AKNick's post in the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    Finished the blue belly. Took a while. Three steps and two covering angles per side... then throw in the fittings. Had to add some patch...

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  25. AKNick attached a file to the thread Scale 20cc DHC-2 "Beaver" Kit Build from Moustache Model Works.

    Finished the blue belly. Took a while. Three steps and two covering angles per side... then throw in the fittings. Had to add some patch...

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