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  1. -Rick- liked Blazing Wings's post in the thread 1/4 scale P40 Warhawk.

    Main center wing flaps are done. Working on the outboard flaps. Might get all done by end of this month. In the assembly stage.

    20211015_161105.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 11:19 AM
  2. -Rick- liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Wood, metal, gluing, machining, welding, how much fun can be in one build? :thumbsdown:

    Oct 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM
  3. -Rick- liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Made a jig for the nosewheel while watching glue dry. Need to get it TIG welded now. [ATTACH]

    IMG_1643.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM
  4. -Rick- liked dhal22's post in the thread Idea! Avatar Update.

    Was thinking about Stangflyer and his love for (3W) redheads and thought i might change my avatar in his honor.

    Oct 19, 2021 at 11:14 AM
  5. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Made a jig for the nosewheel while watching glue dry. Need to get it TIG welded now. [ATTACH]

    IMG_1643.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:26 AM
  6. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    The 1/8" X 3" x 36" sheeting for this plane came from a Hostetler 30% Decathlon kit that I picked up for $100. This sheeting was put...

    IMG_1642 (1).JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:26 AM
  7. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    While the glue is drying I worked on the nosewheel yoke. Decided to make a new yoke rather than scab pieces on the side. Need to grind...

    IMG_1641.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  8. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Work continues on the fuselage stringers. The bottom and right side are completed, started working on the left side this morning. The...

    IMG_1640.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  9. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Silver brazed a thrust collar on and cleaned the remaining weld off. Block is installed and now I can frame it the stringers around the...

    IMG_1636.JPG IMG_1637.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  10. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Next flipped block over and milled the flanges for mounting screws. These are parallel to the milled side of the block. Finally with...

    IMG_1627.JPG IMG_1628.JPG IMG_1629.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  11. Stevendavis liked TonyHallo's post in the thread Scale Wendell Hostetler 30% PA-28 Cherokee Build.

    Yea that's a Rambler for sure. Time to make the nosewheel bearing block. Started with a 2" x2" x 2" piece of material, for reference it...

    IMG_1622.JPG IMG_1623.JPG IMG_1625.JPG Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  12. Stevendavis liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Not a clutch but a spring loaded extendable option. Either drill straight away or keep the chuck high and push down with your hand....

    20211018_192953.jpg 20211018_193117.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 9:21 AM
  13. Stevendavis liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    A few things going on Cub project going slow. Did something tonight, drilled out more aileron hinge pieces. That Albrecht drill...

    20211018_185818.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 9:21 AM
  14. Stevendavis liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Testing hinge makeup. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    20210930_175600.jpg 20210930_175555.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 9:20 AM
  15. TonyHallo liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Not a clutch but a spring loaded extendable option. Either drill straight away or keep the chuck high and push down with your hand....

    20211018_192953.jpg 20211018_193117.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 7:55 AM
  16. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Not a clutch but a spring loaded extendable option. Either drill straight away or keep the chuck high and push down with your hand....

    20211018_192953.jpg 20211018_193117.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 7:11 AM
  17. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    A few things going on Cub project going slow. Did something tonight, drilled out more aileron hinge pieces. That Albrecht drill...

    20211018_185818.jpg Oct 19, 2021 at 7:10 AM
  18. pawnshopmike replied to the thread Idea! Avatar Update.

    @stangflyer You still alive?

    Oct 19, 2021 at 7:09 AM
  19. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread Idea! Avatar Update.

    Was thinking about Stangflyer and his love for (3W) redheads and thought i might change my avatar in his honor.

    Oct 19, 2021 at 7:08 AM
  20. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread What beer ya drinking tonight?.

    Sierra Nevada Hazy Days this week.

    Oct 19, 2021 at 7:08 AM
  21. pawnshopmike liked dhal22's post in the thread What beer ya drinking tonight?.

    One of your favorites.......

    Oct 19, 2021 at 7:08 AM
  22. dhal22 attached a file to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Not a clutch but a spring loaded extendable option. Either drill straight away or keep the chuck high and push down with your hand....

    20211018_192953.jpg 20211018_193117.jpg Oct 18, 2021 at 10:02 PM
  23. TonyHallo replied to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Looks like a very nice chuck. So the chuck has a clutch?

    Oct 18, 2021 at 9:03 PM
  24. dhal22 attached a file to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    A few things going on Cub project going slow. Did something tonight, drilled out more aileron hinge pieces. That Albrecht drill...

    20211018_185818.jpg Oct 18, 2021 at 7:26 PM
  25. dhal22 replied to the thread Idea! Avatar Update.

    Was thinking about Stangflyer and his love for (3W) redheads and thought i might change my avatar in his honor.

    Oct 18, 2021 at 7:20 PM
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