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Forum: ParkFlyers
08-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,018
Posted By dcwwcp

yeah I agree with the factory CG settings being a...

yeah I agree with the factory CG settings being a bit nose heavy. which definitely makes it come in hot. I tend to fly planes with the CG back farther now, as apposed to when I started flying. I like...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-20-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,018
Posted By dcwwcp

Parkezone Archer flap modification...

My friend bought this little gem and said he really liked it. he brought it over and I flew it. He warned me that it comes in quick when landing. Indeed it does.
He asked me if adding flaps would be...
Forum: WWI Era
03-24-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,426
Posted By dcwwcp

Did a little more to the dummy motor. the...

Did a little more to the dummy motor.
the cylinders are painted with model masters semi gloss black and glued to what I believe is the coolant porting tube. then I cut them all even on the bottom,...
Forum: WWI Era
03-23-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,426
Posted By dcwwcp

1/10 Albatros D.V build thread (modified simprop kit)

I had threatened to start a build thread on the subject, so I might as well.
I had been looking for a foam albatros kit and the only one at the time was the old simprop kit. My uncle has had his...
Forum: WWI Era
03-17-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

well here is some video of the little Dr.1...

well here is some video of the little Dr.1 finally.
not produced, just raw video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQyTBmRlWZg&list=UUagnQS_bP-wxfUoxAd20WkA&index=2&feature=plcp
Forum: WWI Era
03-08-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

thank you. I've been keeping in mind what you...

thank you. I've been keeping in mind what you told me back then, push everything forward and keep the weight down.

I'm actually building an all foam 1/10 scale albatros D.V.

not the...
02-23-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By dcwwcp

you want to go with canon. the pixma 9000 or...

you want to go with canon.
the pixma 9000 or the pixma 9500 is the best one to use. better print heads, hieght adjustment to print on thicker foam, and wide format.

if I had the money to...
Forum: WWI Era
02-18-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,139
Posted By dcwwcp

I own almost all of the planes and several feild...

I own almost all of the planes and several feild mods.

my favorite planes are the albatros D.Va, the fokker D.VIII, the sopwith camel, the SE5a, and the Pfalz D.III.

the two best dogfighters...
Forum: WWI Era
01-29-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 52,764
Posted By dcwwcp

so did it come with the anylink module? if...

so did it come with the anylink module?

if you look at that gear box and compare it to others, they are using a finer pitch on the gears, which maybe adding to the noise and lash.

the...
Forum: WWI Era
01-16-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

one thing you can try to get the plane up is get...

one thing you can try to get the plane up is get that tail off the ground.

I quickly ramp the throttle up to flight level to get the tail off the ground. then the rudder can do it's job.

all...
Forum: WWI Era
01-15-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

yes you are correct on the landing gear. 5/16"...

yes you are correct on the landing gear.
5/16" OD ortho rubber bands. the axle tubeis a piece of .078" OD CF tube with about a .028" ID in it. I used a piece of .025" wire for the axle and the...
Forum: WWI Era
01-14-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

yeah sorry, I've been out of town. it's a...

yeah sorry, I've been out of town.

it's a fairly simple process that I use.

first I make a balsa wing form. it's a piece of 1/4" to 3/8" thick 3" wide board about 18" long. I sand it like...
Forum: WWI Era
01-14-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 52,764
Posted By dcwwcp

yeah marty did you see my little richtofen Dr.1? ...

yeah marty did you see my little richtofen Dr.1?

here's the thread: http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65250

next up is a complete redoof a new in the box simprop Albatros DV....
Forum: WWI Era
01-13-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 52,764
Posted By dcwwcp

that looks really good. that is my favorite dr.1...

that looks really good. that is my favorite dr.1 of richtofen's.

one thing I like to do is spray the whole model with testors dullcote clear lacquer. it is alcohol based and does not melt most...
Forum: WWI Era
01-08-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,316
Posted By dcwwcp

scratch built micro Dr.1 - Richtofen's No. 152/17

this is my latest print directly to foam micro build. I'm posting it here because I think there will be more interest in WWI aspect of it. it is built to 1/20 scale and the dimensions were kept as...
01-08-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,701
Posted By dcwwcp

read post number 5 in this thread again. ...

read post number 5 in this thread again.

thanks
~dcwwcp
Forum: WWI Era
12-30-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,976
Posted By dcwwcp

awsome! so that's 1/9.43 scale to be exact....

awsome!

so that's 1/9.43 scale to be exact. my simprop albatros body is 1/10 scale almost exactly.

so the difference is about 8mm or approx. 5/16"

man that's pretty close!

the maxford...
Forum: WWI Era
12-27-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,976
Posted By dcwwcp

unfortunately, that won't do me much good. I'm...

unfortunately, that won't do me much good. I'm waiting for a reply from maxford, to the same question.

the only real measurement that I could use to calculate the scale of the dummy motor is the...
Forum: WWI Era
12-27-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,976
Posted By dcwwcp

is that the row of cylinders, or the whole thing?...

is that the row of cylinders, or the whole thing?

I don't have anything I can reference the whole thing to. my drawing just gives a measurement for the row of cylinders.

thanks
~don
Forum: WWI Era
12-26-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,976
Posted By dcwwcp

I'm making an albatros D.V and I'm looking for...

I'm making an albatros D.V and I'm looking for some information on the dummy motor that comes with the Maxford albatros D.III.

Is there any way you could measure the length of the engine from...
Forum: WWI Era
12-22-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,806
Posted By dcwwcp

if you look at the history of aircraft, several...

if you look at the history of aircraft, several planes that are "purpose built" for a specific job in the military are a bit goofy or unconventional. Like the A6 intruder, or the A10 tank killer.
...
11-20-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,163
Posted By dcwwcp

I have seen these little gems in action and wow...

I have seen these little gems in action and wow they are cool!

I make alot micro planes so I have to say, these and the other kits that ken makes are very well designed and fly like a dream.
...
Forum: WWI Era
06-15-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,565
Posted By dcwwcp

eagle33-your welcome! hobbyjumper - it's a...

eagle33-your welcome!

hobbyjumper - it's a different animal than the e-flite SE5a 250 slow flyer. the 250 will fly incredibly slow, wieghs about 9 ounces, with a 30 inch wingspan.

the new one...
Forum: WWI Era
06-12-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,565
Posted By dcwwcp

thanks, assuming you meant my plane. it is a...

thanks, assuming you meant my plane.
it is a gws 0843 orange prop.
I use sharpies to color it. I first give it some wood grain by wiping the blades with contact cleaner or acetone. you have to make...
Forum: WWI Era
06-04-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 48,250
Posted By dcwwcp

you know I would!!! It's beautiful! way to...

you know I would!!!

It's beautiful! way to go horizon!

the more WWI planes they make, the better. the detail is great, and you just can't go wrong with an SE5a in my opinion.

and I...
Forum: WWI Era
05-16-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,565
Posted By dcwwcp

I got it at the local hobby store. they are great...

I got it at the local hobby store. they are great about ordering things for me.

hobby lobby sells it too: http://www.hobby-lobby.com/fighter_112_scale_pilot_head_1432_prd1.htm
Forum: WWI Era
05-15-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,565
Posted By dcwwcp

thank you for the nice comments guys. yeah...

thank you for the nice comments guys.

yeah it flies real nice and easy. the slow flying traits have not been lost at all. it wieghs 11 ounces, but still flies really slow. slower than the eflite...
Forum: WWI Era
05-12-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,565
Posted By dcwwcp

E flite Nieuport 17 modified build...

I recently finished up my eflite nieuport 17 build and thought I would share. I've been building quite a few things this year and though I should start sharing . it's been hectic with two kids in two...
Forum: WWI Era
04-22-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By dcwwcp

holy cow, that's beautiful. man that puts mine to...

holy cow, that's beautiful. man that puts mine to shame. how much does it weigh?
what kind of prop is that?
ailerons controls?
come on man divvy up the details cocobear!!!
the SE5a is definitely...
Forum: WWI Era
03-19-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,087
Posted By dcwwcp

thank you, the SE5a is my E flite 250. the...

thank you, the SE5a is my E flite 250.

the schuckert is a masterpiece, but it is not mine. It was designed and built by Allan Flowers. He is a fantastic builder
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