Category Archives: Products

items that I have for sale or posts regarding the selling portion of my site.

Pops and Props – Nov 2019

Combining a couple of stories into one, I talked to my dad yesterday – in person.   I told him that I had shut off all Superior Props – propellers and hardware – until I talked with him.  He told me … Continue reading

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Free Flight Tip of the Day – Make Use of Scraps

If you are like me, you have a ton of scraps left over from building models.  These are sticks left over and carrier pieces.  The sticks are too small and/or unknown density (weeks/months/years from now) and the carrier sheets have … Continue reading

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A Peanut Corsair – Build Story and Photos

Everyone loves the iconic Vought Corsair F4U, especially if you are  old enough to have watched the late 70s series “Baa Baa Blacksheep” (even those that caught it later under syndication as “Black Sheep Squadron”).  There is just something about … Continue reading

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What’s Goin’ On

Well, I’d say it’s time for a deep relaxing breathe, but there’s no time 😉  FINALLY, I am back home, and back to work (full time) – from a number of contests and a 3-week trip to the UK. Coming … Continue reading

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Balsa Basics – in the Shop

Before I left on vacation, I ordered some 1/16″ balsa sheets for laser cutting as I was nearly out.  As planned they arrived when I was away.  Today, I had to open the box and weigh the sheets.  I weigh … Continue reading

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Muncie in August – Managing Expectations

I got back last night from five flying days in Muncie:  three at the AMA Nats and two at the McCook Squadron FAC Contest.  For those FACers that were at the Nats, but left, Saturday and Sunday had near-perfect weather … Continue reading

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New Product – Prop Retainers

For clutches that sit behind the prop, you need some sort of retainer on the very tip of the prop shaft to keep the prop from falling off.  Some people use wire insulation, heat shrink tubing, a crimped metal tube, … Continue reading

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Experimental Prop Assembly

I am finishing up the build of my second Wanderer.  No pictures – I’ve been too busy – except here is a shot of the prop assembly. This is “experimental” because of a couple of parts made from non-traditional materials.  … Continue reading

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8thYEAR – Discount Code plus another New Product!

It’s that time of year again! April 1st starts our 8th Year. Take advantage of a 10% Discount on ALL products on the web site by using this code during checkout: 8thYEAR (copy and paste for best results). The discount … Continue reading

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New Products for March

It never ends here in rural Michigan.  I’ve finished up the Falcon Special II Short Kit and have a full range of 3D Printed Stuffer Stick Ends and matching Bobbins. Stuffer Ends are sold as singles; the Bobbins are sold … Continue reading

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