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by richard armstrong
October 15th, 2017, 6:42 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: New Project - P47 28%
Replies: 0
Views: 389

New Project - P47 28%

well this is my new purchase finally got her home it was very tight squeeze to get her in the car just about fitted! not a lot to do to it. check her over for electrics replace a switches for FRS duel battery switch, check all servos over, pressure check air tank, check retracts install new tank new...
by richard armstrong
October 13th, 2017, 9:19 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

my thanks to a few persons for helping with advice especially Phil Clarke for pointing me in the right direction
by richard armstrong
October 13th, 2017, 8:04 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

success
bit rough sanded and fit perfect after a bit of titivation


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by richard armstrong
October 12th, 2017, 1:59 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

2nd attempt

had to cut the last one off with a Dremel lesson learnt

a slight mod

could not get hold of standard parchment had to go foil back with paper down

using pdf Alan supplied fingers cross

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by richard armstrong
October 12th, 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

epic failure not the best and totally the worst

start again if i can get it off the tube

going to try the link alan sent me
by richard armstrong
October 12th, 2017, 8:10 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

Alan Cantwell 1131 wrote:https://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/showatt.php?s=ec30c8a6c5bcefe2ae08bc8d6c9b3bf6&attachmentid=543064&d=1361988683


thanks alan
by richard armstrong
October 11th, 2017, 1:12 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: wing tube in FG

time for a cuppa and wait till tacky 30 -40 mins

2 more layers and a finishing layer then sanding
by richard armstrong
October 11th, 2017, 1:06 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: wing tube in FG
Replies: 7
Views: 426

wing tube in FG

hi all this is my first attempt at making a wing tube 8 coats of wax and 2 coats pva 20171011_121150.jpg 20171011_121201.jpg first 3 layers of 4 oz tape 20171011_134913.jpg Not the neatest job but its learning curve 20171011_134922.jpg any advice on finshing if dimensions are off 2 small, can i add ...
by richard armstrong
October 5th, 2017, 11:03 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: DH Beaver refurb
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Re: DH Beaver refurb

update

glass fibre test done all doors are in primer, to GF the wing lock block this weekend

wing repair to do , sort out the wing servos test, replace one flap

new undercarriage has arrived
by richard armstrong
October 5th, 2017, 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: best place large scale props
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: best place large scale props

I wouldn't go to the 32" Richard if you want lots of power, you lose about 700rpm. We blew a piston in the first one we ran because the larger prop was used and we still tried to get 6400rpm out of it. after having a conversation with the previous owner, i found out the the p47 had a 3w 80cc i...
by richard armstrong
October 4th, 2017, 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: best place large scale props
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: best place large scale props

sorted

motor and rotors
by richard armstrong
October 1st, 2017, 11:35 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: N.I.B. Zenoah GT 80 boxer twin
Replies: 3
Views: 1009

Re: N.I.B. Zenoah GT 80 boxer twin

thanks Karl

but i found a cdi version
by richard armstrong
September 29th, 2017, 3:18 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: wanted twin petrol engines
Replies: 8
Views: 927

Re: wanted twin petrol engines

Bob Thompson1894 wrote:polish it up and keep it in the lounge as a conversation piece....lol


lol
by richard armstrong
September 29th, 2017, 6:29 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: wanted twin petrol engines
Replies: 8
Views: 927

Re: wanted twin petrol engines

thank paul but not for me at present time

just in the process of purchasing a z80 twin cdi version this is for the beaver

all i need to find is one for the p47 AUM 22kg, i still think a 170cc might be a bit much, but you throttle back?

looking for 150cc ideally but they seem to be rare
by richard armstrong
September 27th, 2017, 2:53 pm
Forum: LMA Events for 2017
Topic: flyins winter period
Replies: 0
Views: 228

flyins winter period

Hi all As the winters get milder, would it be possible for the LMA to get involve in one day fly ins for members? for October November December January Feb, weather permitting could be held in sites within midlands, north and south simultaneously or hold an event at BMFA Buckminster????? would anyon...
by richard armstrong
September 24th, 2017, 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: best place large scale props
Replies: 4
Views: 634

best place large scale props

looking for 3 or 4 blade props for a dle170cc not sure of the correct size 2 blades size recommended size is 30 x 12 & 32 x 10 also looking for 3 blade props for the beaver decided to stick a zenoah 80cc twin in the beaver as i need the nose weight so on the look out for a second-hand one either...
by richard armstrong
September 24th, 2017, 6:36 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: N.I.B. Zenoah GT 80 boxer twin
Replies: 3
Views: 1009

Re: N.I.B. Zenoah GT 80 boxer twin

has this sold?
by richard armstrong
September 23rd, 2017, 8:32 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: wanted twin petrol engines
Replies: 8
Views: 927

Re: wanted twin petrol engines

looks like the market for a 150cc are a little light

i decided to go new on the 70cc twin
by richard armstrong
September 19th, 2017, 9:30 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: wanted twin petrol engines
Replies: 8
Views: 927

Re: wanted twin petrol engines

bump
by richard armstrong
September 13th, 2017, 4:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Bronco.. I've now got 0ne .
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Re: Bronco.

misread it

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