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BalsaDust's Recent Activity

   
  1. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Looks great. Go ahead and fully assemble it without covering including all servos and the engine and what not to see where it balances....

    Jan 26, 2020 at 7:48 PM
  2. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Tail skid instead. The build is done. [ATTACH]

    9FA0EF9E-51B3-41F9-8589-F52CCDD6DAC0.jpeg Jan 26, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  3. BalsaDust replied to the thread Sport 26cc 78" Pattern Scratch Build.

    Havent messed with solidworks just AutoCAD but will be putting either Fusion360 or Inventor on my work laptop soon to start learning the...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  4. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    Man this thing is looking better and better every time I click on this thread. You have done an amazing job with all the metal...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 8:27 PM
  5. BalsaDust replied to the thread Sport 26cc 78" Pattern Scratch Build.

    very nice

    Jan 25, 2020 at 8:23 PM
  6. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    It should be fine. On my 40 sized profiles I always just used a piece of 1/16 music wire and never had a problem.

    Jan 24, 2020 at 2:49 PM
  7. BalsaDust liked AKNick's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Getting more done on the super otter. Taking a while!! It’s it a good or bad thing that my motivation to finish is to build more...

    2DC36AEC-9BC1-48D6-9F71-08F68C54A065.jpeg Jan 24, 2020 at 11:44 AM
  8. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    A buddy of mine got one of these and let me fly it yesterday. Little joker flys really good and in my opinion would serve as a decent 3D...

    EFLU6450_PP_3.jpg Jan 23, 2020 at 6:49 AM
  9. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    You can see it here on this sbach65 which is the same size as the glitter. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    Sb65-51.JPG Sb65-53.JPG Jan 22, 2020 at 6:31 PM
  10. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Unless you really want a tail wheel I always just go for an aluminum tail skid to save weight.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 6:26 PM
  11. BalsaDust liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    @BalsaDust you are correct made the change this morning had to remove 1/4 inch and it lined as you have shown in the picture. Rounded...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 11:48 AM
  12. BalsaDust attached a file to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Looking at your picture again it needs to move forward some comparing it to the CAD drawing. Make it line up even here and it should all...

    Capture.PNG Jan 22, 2020 at 8:54 AM
  13. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    I think what I would do if you want to get more rudder throw is to instead of modifying the elevator just extend the slot on the fuse to...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 7:35 AM
  14. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Looking at the CAD drawing for the smaller one im able to get 45 degrees of throw.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 7:32 AM
  15. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    If you go back to page 26 where I posted the video flying in the snow with the smaller one you can see how tight it turns just using...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 8:31 PM
  16. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Yes adjust the fit for the elevator to move. On rudder unless you just want max deflection its not worth modifying the elevator. All the...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 7:48 PM
  17. BalsaDust replied to the thread Scale 20cc Edge 540 Profile “The Glitter”.

    Not sure if I ever said it before but if not then I will say it now. Be sure once you install the horizontal stab to install tristock...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 3:44 PM
  18. BalsaDust replied to the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    those skis look awesome.

    Jan 21, 2020 at 6:35 AM
  19. BalsaDust liked dhal22's post in the thread Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build.

    A start on the center section then I called it a night. [ATTACH]

    20200120_205658.jpg Jan 21, 2020 at 6:32 AM