RC India
Welcome Guest, please login or register.
 
Pages: [1]   Go Down
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Topic Tools Topic Tools 
Read
« on: February 27, 2016, 01:56:08 PM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)




 Hey,
As you know that i won the sweepstakes under the free flight category.
I was given a discount of 1000 from any rc store and i chose RC Bazaar.
I bought a Pilatus PC-6 Porter. Rc Bazaar is an excellent store. Kudos to all of the staff.
The shipment method nearly killed me: DTDC. It was a hassle
Quote
PARCEL LOST : we are sorry
 but things got sorted out after they got a phone call from my side with *ahem* a good selection of words. >Cheesy >Cheesy >Cheesy
Now, The PC-6 is an amazing plane itself and so is the kit. Thumbs Up
Ill Post images in the evening and start the build from the 14/15th of March after my Examinations are over.

P.S- Ill also start a thread of a model railroad layout (8'x4')
      For those who are curious; i have a Mehano TGV with extra atlas code 100 track (lots of em')
      And am going to order some locos and cars from either hornby(U.K) or Bacchmann (U.S.A)
Regards from my side
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2016, 08:44:47 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



Here are the images

1456629121355.jpg
Re: Guillows Pilatus PC-6 Porter KIT-304 BUILD LOG
* 1456629121355.jpg (88.32 KB, 640x480 - viewed 1144 times.)
This post has 3 more images(s)/attachment(s). Please login or register to view them.
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2016, 08:48:12 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



Now. Can anyone advice me on how to cover?
i know that i can use 50:50 fevicol and water.
but how do i cover the fuse?  PS- the fuse is not flat.
I mean that the fuselage is not boxish but cylindricalish Grin
Regards.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2016, 11:13:47 AM by prabal276 » Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2016, 09:24:27 AM »
SI74
Plane Lover
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 7 
SI74 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Muvattupuzha
State: Kerala
RC Skills: Beginner
Posts: 561
Join Date: Jun, 2015



Wow!  Drool I also would love that as a gift  Grin Big Congrats! Clap
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2016, 09:40:57 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



Thanks!
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2016, 11:10:43 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



@K K Iyer sir,
You wanted some details. What were those?
Regards.
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2016, 11:45:05 AM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



Size of prop and size of rubber.

The trick to get a wrinkle free finish is to cover the fuselage with several separate pieces of tissue, each covering one straight portion. The curved area seems to be only at the front top. This can be done with two pieces.

BTW, the glue/water mix is only for sticking the tissue to the frame. DO NOT paint entire covering with it.

Also DO NOT stick the tissue to each rib. Stick only on perimeter.

After the glue is dry, you have to water shrink the tissue. Only a light fine spray is needed. Too much water will either tear the tissue, or cause so much shrinking that the structure will warp.
Use a Colin bottle to spray. Or dip your toothbrush in water and strum the bristles with your thumb. Try this on a newspaper first for practice.

Once it dries, the tissue will be surprisingly taut.
Now it needs to be doped, i.e. painted with a 50/50 mix of shrinking dope and thinner using a very soft wide paintbrush.
I doubt if you can get dope now. In the 1970s, we used to get it from India's Hobby Centre.
Later we switched to N.C.Clear Lacquer and N.C.thinner from car painters. See if you can find some. You need the smallest tin.
Recently and old aeromodeller friend suggested a bottle of Clear Nail Polish thinned with nail polish remover. Try it. Smells similar to N.C., so probably the same (NC is nitro cellulose).
Do not use enamel or acrylic or PU etc.
You can fly it without doping, but then the tissue will tear easily, and also sag in humid weather.
Best of luck. Post pics of each stage of construction.
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2016, 11:58:36 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)


Re:

Thank you sir.
Will do what you said.
And will get back with what you asked.
Regards.
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2016, 10:20:34 PM »
Tanmay.mathur
Tanmay
Heli Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 7 
Tanmay.mathur has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Jodhpur
State: Rajasthan
RC Skills: Beginner
Posts: 505
Join Date: Aug, 2014

Glide it up



Could it be converted it to rc ? Not micro but mini ?
Logged

Regards,
Tanmay mathur
 

Read
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2016, 11:05:16 PM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



@tanmay.mathur,
Typing 'Guillows electric conversion ' in Google gives enough answers.
Here's one:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1796744

Seek and ye shall find!
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #10 on: February 29, 2016, 12:00:28 AM »
Tanmay.mathur
Tanmay
Heli Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 7 
Tanmay.mathur has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Jodhpur
State: Rajasthan
RC Skills: Beginner
Posts: 505
Join Date: Aug, 2014

Glide it up



Sorry sir just asking  .
@Prabal
are you planning to convert it to rc
Logged

Regards,
Tanmay mathur
 

Read
« Reply #11 on: February 29, 2016, 07:25:21 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)


Re:

Not right now Tanmay.
Ill order the mini equipment in june and buy another kit.
For this, ill go with rubber power.
Regards
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #12 on: February 29, 2016, 09:00:30 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)


Re:

Iyer sir youll have to wait for your answer.
(Exams)(cant open the box- restriction)
Regards
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2018, 04:45:14 PM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



@prabal276,
Two years passed!
What happened?
Regards
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2018, 06:41:57 PM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



Iyer sir,
everything is piled up right now. i have just completed my 11th std.
was not keeping well the whole time. My ear developed some problems and since i want to become a pilot, getting fixed was really important.
In addition to the porter, i have two revell airliner kits pending, two Rc planes pending, one boat pending. further, i have to fix my Chinook as well.
I have picked up one of the RC projects, scout 15 in corroplast again.
All three of my batteries are almost dead and we (family) are saving up as much as we can for my CPL& Type fees so no major expenditures.
i became much more involved in astronomy since coaching did not give me enough time for RC planes. Since i did not want to pursue engineering, i took the plunge and gave up coaching classes. coaching completely ruined my 11th class. So i'm trying to not-messup 12th std.
I will complete the porter a little later (summer). i wish to RC-fy it and have decided to scrap my solar plane for the motor, esc and servos.
Regards
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2018, 08:22:26 PM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



See PM
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2018, 05:17:04 AM »
sanjayrai55
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 82 
sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.sanjayrai55 is a force to reckon with.
Offline Offline

City: Gurgaon
State: Haryana
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 8074
Join Date: Dec, 2011

Don't wake a Tiger until you've factored the teeth



Iyer sir,
everything is piled up right now. i have just completed my 11th std.
was not keeping well the whole time. My ear developed some problems and since i want to become a pilot, getting fixed was really important.


God Bless
Logged

Sanjay - Gravity is my enemy
 

Read
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2018, 10:46:43 PM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



@prabal276

If only I had that kit, I could compare it with my scratch build...
Logged
 

Read
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2018, 02:03:52 PM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



sir,
all my builds are halted as of now.
In the middle of 12th std.
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Read
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2018, 08:51:21 PM »
K K Iyer
Global Moderator
Forum Hero
*****

Reputation Power: 57 
K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.K K Iyer is on the verge of being accepted.
Offline Offline

City: Indore
State: Madhya Pradesh
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 4823
Join Date: Jan, 2012



@prabal276,
Then my sincere advice is to go off this forum for the next nine months.
Like Gandhijiís bandars, Donít look, donít hear, donít post.
This hobby distracted me enough to make me lose my scholarship, when I was your age.
So Goodbye till around May 2019.
Study hard till then. All the best for JEE or others you attempt...
Regards

Logged
 

Read
« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2018, 07:03:46 AM »
prabal276
In the Air
Plane Lover
Forum Hero

*****

Reputation Power: 15 
prabal276 has no influence.
Offline Offline

City: Delhi
State: Delhi
RC Skills: Intermediate
Posts: 1412
Join Date: Mar, 2013

One step at a time :)



Yes sir,
Thats the reason i post so less now.
I log in about once every 2-3 days.
I am preparing for the Indigo Cadet Pilot Program.
Logged

Student Pilot.
Railfan!
Along with RC Planes, I model Indian Railways in Paper.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCroDDsdqE-w2CvteWbPGJ-A
 

Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Related Topics
Subject Started by Replies Views Last post
New Balsa - Phoenix Pilatus « 1 2  All »
Electric Planes
sandeepm 25 14381 Last post December 21, 2010, 03:26:38 PM
by sandeepm
For Sale : Balsa Pilatus Porter receiver ready ARF
For Sale - Completed
sandeepm 12 6571 Last post October 08, 2011, 09:22:30 PM
by sandeepm
My Second Plane - Seagull Pilatus PC9 90
Gas/Glow/Nitro Planes
deepikarun 8 7189 Last post August 29, 2012, 08:54:46 PM
by deepikarun
Brand new Pilatus Porter PC - 6 & OS-55 for sale
For Sale
Charan 2 2425 Last post December 27, 2012, 09:21:59 AM
by Ahamed
A small Pilatus Porter « 1 2  All »
Kites, Trains, Free Flight and All Others
K K Iyer 25 17020 Last post January 07, 2017, 10:02:22 PM
by Glidiator