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    Yesterday, 07:18 AM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Finished the landing gear . can't believe what they ask for these thing ,only takes a couple of hrs to make them by hand ,and $30 of material I had...
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    04-23-2019, 07:52 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Thanks Paul, I used 7075-T7 so I won't have to worry about them bending , They are massive, the outer diameter is over 1" . Anyway managed to find...
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    04-23-2019, 04:01 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Did the stringers on the fuse , also made the landing gear blocks that will be epoxied into the leading edge of the wings .. The blocks are massive...
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    04-19-2019, 08:19 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Have the wings all sheeted and the center section mounted , started working on the belly stringers and the wing fillet former's . So much for just...
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    04-18-2019, 08:23 AM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    A little trick I use to sheet the bottoms of the wings is to make a cradle from the shape of both end ribs of the wing . The wing has alignment tabs...
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    04-16-2019, 06:58 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Rick it uses plywood spars . I guess because of the dihedral a wing tube won't work , have the top sheeting done on one wing and framing up the other
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    04-15-2019, 12:18 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    The right wing is framed , I only needed to add a light ply doubler to the trailing edge of W5 , this area seemed very weak . The plane calls for...
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    04-14-2019, 04:12 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    So I have the tail feathers completed except the sheeting ,I like to do all the sheeting together . My process is do all the framing ,then the...
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    04-12-2019, 08:02 AM
    Yeah don't like that cooling system . I'd at least be cutting some vertical slots in front of the heads .
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    04-09-2019, 07:40 PM
    Sorry Louis found the prop Years ago ..
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    04-09-2019, 07:12 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    framed up the rudder and have started on the elevators , installed the carbon fiber rod for guiding the hinge pin, also laminated and clamped the...
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    04-08-2019, 09:41 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    shot of the power plant I will be using . Valach 120 B2 ..
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    04-08-2019, 02:59 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Yeah , not a huge deal but like you say frustrating ,having to waist time on redo's . Must have gotten spoiled building all those yellow and Carden...
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    04-08-2019, 02:47 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Ed this is the 100cc Art Scholl 1114V / 113" wing , I am sure Trevor will build one for you .. He may hate you after but at least you get your...
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    04-08-2019, 06:53 AM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Spent a few hrs on the weekend, Lots of room for creative thought on this one . The plans are more like paint by number , would have been great if...
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    04-04-2019, 08:05 AM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Valac 250 Radal in Large Engines
    Thanks Orval, I have lots of fun building them .
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    04-03-2019, 05:47 AM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Yeah the Goldberg chip was one of the greats, still have one kicking around I'll give to my kid . Did manage to cut the lightening holes last night ....
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    04-02-2019, 06:09 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Hostetler 30% Chipmunk in Giant Scale
    Hi Paul , purchased the super chipmunk cowl and the Art Scholl tail . The Canadian military version is my favorite but figure it will fly better...
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    04-02-2019, 02:23 PM
    OK so seeing as I have finished my 1/3 Stearman I might as well get a start on my 113" super chipmunk . I will be using the Valach 120 boxer twin...
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    03-31-2019, 05:30 PM
    Ramjet replied to a thread Valac 250 Radal in Large Engines
    Just finished the braces for transporting the wings , also made some fixtures so I can reduce the contact points of the flying wires from 14 to 4...
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    03-30-2019, 09:54 AM
    Wow nice field , looked pretty nimble . congrats Trevor .
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