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  • BBWB
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    Setting up my left wing panel.

     

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    BBWB
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    Got to figure out picture resizing I guess. I’ll be back!

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    BBWB
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    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by BBWB.

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    John Jones
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    Corporate made a thread about resizing…  Take the pic on your phone, open the image resizer ap, open your pic, downsize, save, open website, upload at the bottom.. the attachements button down there..

    Andym
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    Ben! How’s Arizona this week? It’s gonna be ball busting hot here at 106.

    Do something

    BBWB
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    Hot and humid Andy. We’re on the tail end of monsoon season. It will be nice in October if you make it out.

     

    John, I tried all the direction in the picture posting thread. Got the app, did the resize and save, but it won’t post. Had a pretty eventful weekend, and couldn’t get back to posting pics. Maybe I’ll call and you can walk me through it.

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    John Jones
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    Ben I don’t think you even have to downsize the pics anymore…. Try one full size…   just use the picture button left of the smiley’s…

    BBWB
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    Wing setup

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    BBWB
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    <p style=”padding-left: 30px;”>Ok. It worked. Last time I tried the little camera icon didn’t appear next to the source box.</p>

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    John Jones
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    Thats awesome~!!!!!!!!

     

    Wing setup

    Franz
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    Nice Ben! What kind of glue are you using? How much hardware? Looking real good.

    BBWB
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    Nice Ben! What kind of glue are you using? How much hardware? Looking real good.

    T-88 two part epoxy for the wood gluing. There are aluminum straps to be added to forward and aft spars at the wing root and strut attach points, all held in place with 1/4″ aircraft bolts.

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    BBWB
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    Spares are glued in. Now for trailing edge, diagonals, compressions, and a whole lot of other shit. Just like building one of my R/C’s.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by BBWB.

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

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    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    Rustabus
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    Fucking Awesome!!!! 🙂

    John Jones
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    Looks so fragile…..

     

    I keep looking at rc planes after I look at this thread…. 1/4 scale cub!  with a big ol gas engine on it..  but the best guy to learn from is gone.. 🙂

    BBWB
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    Looks so fragile….. I keep looking at rc planes after I look at this thread…. 1/4 scale cub! with a big ol gas engine on it.. but the best guy to learn from is gone.. ?

    Not gone! Just don’t live out back no mo! 😆

    As for the fragile look, it does. But the strength of the wing is in the two spars that are running the length of each wing panel. Then the triangulation between the attach point from the top of the fuselage and the struts from mid point of strut to the attach point at the bottom of the fuselage. Ribs just hold the shape of the airfoil and creates the lift. There is going to be quite a bit of internal stiffening to each panel to resist twisting forces. Kind of like belly pans on a bus, but sticks that add compression strength and diagonals for twist. I will post pictures of these. Should have a good bit done this weekend.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by BBWB.

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    Zack
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    Looking forward to more pics on this thread!  😀

    Jdawg
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    Looks so fragile….. I keep looking at rc planes after I look at this thread…. 1/4 scale cub! with a big ol gas engine on it.. but the best guy to learn from is gone.. ?

    we need to talk when I get there saturday  😎

    Jdawg
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    I fly R/C a bit  🙂 

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    John Jones
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    wow..   I like it.. 🙂   see ya saturday afternoon sometime..

    BBWB
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    I fly R/C a bit ?

    DA’s. Good engines. Manufactured about two miles from my house. Know Dave and his crew quite well.

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    Jdawg
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    Yeah I love DA engines, Ive got three currently and have had many in the past. Dave is a great dude. I have dealt with Casey quite a bit too. Not sure how many guys on here fly but maybe it’d be cool to start an R/C thread?

    John Jones
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    Love the avatar… Love the signature!!!!!!!!!!

    Andym
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    So Ben…how’s my motorcycle doing?? Now that you got that new dual spot Honda..

    Do something

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