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AKNick's Recent Activity

   
  1. AKNick liked stangflyer's post in the thread Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang.

    I can not comment as to the going's on of the Kolm business. A promise I gave. I can however express what I feel and my exact emotions...

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  2. AKNick liked WMcNabb's post in the thread The I'm NOT going out flying thread..

    Best excuse I’ve ever had. Couldn’t get to the flying field because a friend invited me to go backcountry flying in Idaho. Was an...

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  3. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Main Landing Gear. This gear is STOUT. Mine has a few imperfections, but very thick and robust- only cosmetic. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The...

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  4. AKNick liked acerc's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    This stuff. I use a plastic throw away floor adhesive spreader to get an even distribution then lay the metal on it. It calls for 24...

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  5. AKNick liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Starting look like a plane again still a long way to go [ATTACH]

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  6. AKNick liked stangflyer's post in the thread Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang.

    I appreciate the reminder Kelly. I actually did a lot of research on this exact tres banga! Sounds ok... (nothing like the Kolm) but...

    saying-a-prayer-smiley-emoticon.gif Oct 16, 2018 at 4:39 PM
  7. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang.

    High end products means High end problems.....UGH :face-palm:. Well.....There is also that "alternative" we discussed :ooh?:. [ATTACH]

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  8. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Tail Wheel Assembly. Three wood screws, and a ball link tiller system with nothing pre-drilled for you. What I mean is this is...

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  9. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Adding the control horn to the rudder. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The key here is to make sure your control horns are symmetric and...

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  10. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Rudder Assembly If I took the time to read the tip from @HRRC Flyer of using a hole punch into blue painters tape, it would have...

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  11. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I am with you here as well. The scheme is killer! This plane will help me determine whether to get its bigger 92" brother or the tried...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:39 PM
  12. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Thanks for the Tip!!! I like it!

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:34 PM
  13. AKNick liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    @AKNick , I've got to admit, I have never cared much for the Edge, but that's an AWESOME looking plane. . . . . . . :yesss: I love the...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 3:33 PM
  14. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I truly love the way the horizontal gets added. They've incorporated a puzzle piece so you can basically epoxy and go! Well done guys. I...

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  15. AKNick attached a file to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    More Hinging. [ATTACH] Added The control horns in this manner. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  16. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    35cc, it's not just built for electric.

    Oct 13, 2018 at 4:33 PM
  17. AKNick replied to the thread Tapatalk.

    One step closer... I can open and view the message, but when I go to reply it gives me: System Message You don't have permission to...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 1:26 AM
  18. AKNick replied to the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Go for it @pawnshopmike

    Oct 12, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  19. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread 3DHS 75" EDGE 540 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Great looking plane. I like how you think. Get the boring tedious hinging out of the way first. Then it's fun time shop time putting in...

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:53 AM
  20. AKNick liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    @Snoopy1 & @acerc You two Guys are a riot. . . . . . . . . :lol2:. Thanks for cheering me up fellas, I haven't had a good week. Hey...

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:05 AM
  21. AKNick liked 49dimes's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    All them big shot fancy pants motors !!! ….. I have a "Habit" NOT an "addiction" to "China clank" :dancing-chicken:…...:laughing:

    Oct 12, 2018 at 12:03 AM
  22. AKNick liked dhal22's post in the thread Show Me the Biplanes!!!!.

    1/2 oz glass and Minwax water based polyurethane is about as heavy as monocote. Here's my 1st (and only) practice run at glass and...

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