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Forum: Foamies
06-24-2015, 05:55 AM
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Posted By BLD52

Hey, you did it Crash, fun fun :) Brian

Hey, you did it Crash, fun fun :)
Brian
Forum: Foamies
06-08-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Been meaning to add another comment about my...

Been meaning to add another comment about my maidening efforts on my "Triple M".

Was too tired to get repairs done for the next day (Friday) which was some nice morning weather and then the...
Forum: Foamies
05-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Hey thanks Mark. You know what they say about...

Hey thanks Mark. You know what they say about beauty is in the eye, or maybe one mans art is anothers eyesore or something :)


Yeah Crash, a little more to figure out.

I took it out again...
Forum: Foamies
05-26-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Well hey guys and any gals, been awhile since...

Well hey guys and any gals, been awhile since I've posted a build, I've done 3 since but 2 I haven't posted. I do check in all the time to see the action, good work all, and way to go on the...
Forum: Foamies
09-24-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Crash, your Albatross looks good, saw you...

Crash, your Albatross looks good, saw you building it in Chellie's contest thread. All that those JackPines need are some festive string lights to complement your foamie ornaments :)

Nice Ultron...
Forum: Foamies
09-11-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Hey Joe. It is fairly stable (even with tweaked...

Hey Joe. It is fairly stable (even with tweaked or some misaligned parts) but will respond quickly when inputting controls, like the Jules Verne RV (JVRV) model design. It will scoot along too.


...
Forum: Foamies
09-07-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Howdy hi. Well, I got her done enough to do...

Howdy hi.

Well, I got her done enough to do the Maiden this morning (Friday)

I am again real pleased that it flew so well, with only some basic trimming on the TX.

It flies similar to the...
Forum: Foamies
09-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Thanks Joe. Yeah, I'm a tidy kind of guy. I end...

Thanks Joe. Yeah, I'm a tidy kind of guy. I end up sweeping the floor 2-3 times a day while working on a model, plus constantly clearing away scraps of stuff or keeping my tools organized, except I...
Forum: Foamies
09-01-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

I enjoy making interesting builds. If it flies as...

I enjoy making interesting builds. If it flies as well as the other Tri-wing design which it is modeled after, I'll be thrilled.

Neat you are able to keep building one after another and getting...
Forum: Foamies
08-23-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Looking good Crash. I get pretty excited...

Looking good Crash.

I get pretty excited after I build a new scratchbuilt and almost immediately start a new one on the bench, but even with all my free time I end up taking much longer to get...
Forum: Foamies
07-31-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Yeah, I hear ya George. But, I forge ahead,...

Yeah, I hear ya George.

But, I forge ahead, my last 2 builds (with no real plans) flew beautifully (in the eye of the beholder), so will continue doing whatever works to get a new plane up in the...
Forum: Foamies
07-31-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

I should say that this build so far is being made...

I should say that this build so far is being made off of my usual hand drawn small sketch where I have to figure out the measurements and draw out the shapes of the parts on the foamboard to cut out....
Forum: Foamies
07-31-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

A little more progress on my latest build. ...

A little more progress on my latest build.

Working out the fuse formers. Need to make some other former stringers and cut out sections of foam along the fuse in between the ribs. None of the...
Forum: Foamies
07-25-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Yeah, I like to hand draw too Joe. My final years...

Yeah, I like to hand draw too Joe. My final years of high school and a year in community college I did drafting classes, never did anything with it though. I've always been mechanically inclined tho,...
Forum: Foamies
07-25-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Thanks Joe. That's a great site. I'm...

Thanks Joe. That's a great site.
I'm downloading one of the CAD drawing programs now. Hopefully my mush brain will cooperate and learn better than it has lately lol.
Brian
Forum: Foamies
07-24-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Hey thanks for the compliment Mark :), and for...

Hey thanks for the compliment Mark :), and for the info. I've called them just plain struts on the other build or two, but wasn't exactly sure of the term.

Brian
Forum: Foamies
07-24-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Here is the progress of my new "design" endeavor....

Here is the progress of my new "design" endeavor.

I enjoyed making my last 2 scratchbuilds and was surprised by how well they flew, especially the Tri-Jet type and keeping in line with that...
Forum: Foamies
07-23-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

That's really too bad crash, hope she flies...

That's really too bad crash, hope she flies better next time.
Brian
Forum: Foamies
07-18-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Hey Joe, thanks :) Yeah, it almost splash landed...

Hey Joe, thanks :) Yeah, it almost splash landed in that puddle on the field a couple times, probably be a neat plane with floats too.

I flew it again today and found out that the CG was better...
Forum: Foamies
07-17-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Well hey hi all. So I got lazy and a week...

Well hey hi all.

So I got lazy and a week late on thinking I was going to finish and do my Maiden of my latest build, that I posted some pictures a page or so back. My Wacky and Zany builds...
Forum: Foamies
07-17-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Nice Jim. Brian

Nice Jim.

Brian
Forum: Foamies
07-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 73,208
Posted By BLD52

Looking good Crash. I'm needing to get...

Looking good Crash.

I'm needing to get another new camera to take easier/better pics than my keychain camera I bought after I gave my last camera to my daughter.

I'm posting my new...
Forum: Foamies
07-07-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Yeah, I know man. Give me foam knife and hot glue...

Yeah, I know man. Give me foam knife and hot glue and you get bizarre, lol :)

When you look at it from the side it looks like a fish, and the wing struts that go back to the horizontal stab and...
Forum: Foamies
07-06-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Good to see your progress Jim. Gonna get some...

Good to see your progress Jim. Gonna get some electronics in em soon?

So here is the new scratchbuild I've had on the board. Just need to finish a little on the cowl and put some landing gear on,...
Forum: Foamies
07-02-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

That's cool Crash. Hope all goes well and you...

That's cool Crash. Hope all goes well and you have fun.

I've been stalled, about 80% done over the last few weeks, on my latest build. Trying to break the inertia and commit and pull the trigger...
Forum: Foamies
06-20-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Nice build going there Jim. I seem to always...

Nice build going there Jim.
I seem to always get myself into a problem/correction bind no matter how much I think through a construction process, since I always scratch build these days.
Looking...
Forum: Foamies
06-10-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Ahh. Yeah, I did see Honker mentioned, but...

Ahh. Yeah, I did see Honker mentioned, but somehow didn't track it down any further before getting sidetracked in other threads. I'm getting too old and distracted by shinny things, lol.

Brian
Forum: Foamies
06-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Thanks Jim. Hmmm, I'm still not getting...

Thanks Jim.
Hmmm, I'm still not getting anything coming up in at least a google search. It's not a big deal, other than initially wanting to know if it was a particular aircraft, and found threads...
Forum: Foamies
06-10-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Good work on your Depronker Jim. Hope to see...

Good work on your Depronker Jim. Hope to see some vid of a Maiden flight.

By the way I searched around and couldn't exactly find out where the word "Depronker" (except associated with Gere Sport)...
Forum: Foamies
06-07-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 891,613
Posted By BLD52

Hey max, thanks for your interest and commenting...

Hey max, thanks for your interest and commenting on my build.

To answer a little more about an earlier question, I believe that part of the instability shown in the vid is from the slight tweak...
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