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by astroboy
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

No I have never bagged a wing before, but I am willing to give it a go. I have a vucuum pump to do the business. I was going to clad them in balsa or brown paper, but I spose I need to step up to the mark and try composite wings. Has anybody here on the forum used hot-wire cut cores for low drag pro...
by astroboy
Sat Aug 21, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

Thanx Andrew. I need a pair of cores for 42" span EP swept wing using a HS522 section increased thickness for the tip section with 2 deg washout. What format do you require for the airfoil? I can supply co-ordinates or do you need something else? I will have to put pen to paper to give you some...
by astroboy
Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Tarpazium Mk-V - 54mm MMT Carbon Composite Airframe
Replies: 35
Views: 6522

Re: Tarpazium Mk-V - 54mm MMT Carbon Composite Airframe

Wow you guys have certainly moved along a bit since we last caught up. Congratulations on a very nice build!
by astroboy
Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

I folded mine in half on its maiden. Oh well, next one will have a carbon spar and a bit more tape.

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by astroboy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

Heres the one I put together. Maidens this weekend.

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by astroboy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

Andrew, Are you willing to take orders for wings?
by astroboy
Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

Thats a very nice looking cnc cutter!
I take it that your wing is to be bagged?
I would be interested in a kit Andrew, its a nice clean looking design and I have always loved the look of twin tail boom designs.
by astroboy
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

How cool will it be to set yourself up with a FPV camera with pan/tilt and headset and actually experience what it is like to fly a Me163 or a X-15? I'm excited :D
by astroboy
Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: RC Boost Glider
Replies: 26
Views: 6274

Re: RC Boost Glider

I have a project on the go but mine is all an all depron flying wing. Still in the boilerplate stage with the hope of a finished model based on the Northrop MX-324. The original was designed as a rocket propelled interceptor. I'll sort out some photos and post em up. Mine will bungee launch and then...
by astroboy
Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Sports Watches
Replies: 41
Views: 4442

Re: Sports Watches

Hope its something exciting!

**Edited**

Hah!
by astroboy
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Paint on sale at SuperCheap
Replies: 2
Views: 812

That stuff sucks.
by astroboy
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Propulsion
Topic: Steam
Replies: 71
Views: 14755

In a book I have there is a description of a steam rocket that doesn't use a heat source, it uses a exothermic reaction of 2 chemicals to provide the btus. It doesn't detail the exact chemicals used, but i remember burning myself badly as a kid when i mixed a solution of sugar/water with pot***** p...
by astroboy
Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Propulsion
Topic: Steam
Replies: 71
Views: 14755

In a book I have there is a description of a steam rocket that doesn't use a heat source, it uses a exothermic reaction of 2 chemicals to provide the btus. It doesn't detail the exact chemicals used, but i remember burning myself badly as a kid when i mixed a solution of sugar/water with pot***** pe...
by astroboy
Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Propulsion
Topic: Steam
Replies: 71
Views: 14755

Nice neat job there b_h, silver solder should be up to the task if it penetrates the joint properly.

Thats an awesome link Shane!!
by astroboy
Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: ROCKETS Magazine
Topic: ROCKETS Magazine
Replies: 100
Views: 20612

Nice article by Scoop in there....good on you guys.

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