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Old 06-09-2012, 11:26 AM
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Nose covered and cowl fitted. So far so good. I think about an inch need's to come off the cowl.
The first is the profile and the second shows the mark's for trimming. I think the innermost mark.
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:13 AM
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Looking good Robert.
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What a difference with the cowl and window on. Looking good.
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Old 06-10-2012, 10:38 AM
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Here's the wing tube in. Now to hurry up and wait, for the epoxy to set.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:25 PM
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Hi acerc, where do you get that magnet board?. I've been built on Lind's magnet board for some time . Now I'm going to bigger scale and these magnet boards getting too small for new projects(I just started on my Ikon N'west Pilatus Porter couple days ago). I would appreciated if you can tell me where to get it.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:33 PM
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Welcome Joe. The steel top is from the local sheetmetal shop. Around 40 buck's cut to size. Galvanized. The magnet's came from here http://www.magnetsource.com/. Just type CA41L in the search box. To purchase one has to call them. They cost around 50cent's a piece depending on how many one buy's I have around twoo hundred.
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:33 PM
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I have plenty of magnet, just need a bigger magnet board. What is the thickness of the board (20,22 or 24 gauge) ?.
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:09 PM
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Joe, that would be 18 gauge.
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Old 06-10-2012, 05:00 PM
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Old 06-11-2012, 10:16 AM
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Doing some hinge work while waiting for some ply. Hope you like, Dan.
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Old 06-11-2012, 10:27 AM
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And here's one with a little rotation. Not quite right yet. But will be soon.
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Robert, That looks to good your doing a fantastic job!!
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:55 PM
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I believe the pivot point is perfect. The last pic is at max deflection of 1". Now for the other wing.Then some epoxy.
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:59 PM
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That looks really good Robert!  Kudos!

Can I send you my wing and have you rebuild it with the scale looking aileron? 
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:05 PM
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Thank's David. If you can afford to send it, I'll do it!
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:06 AM
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The aileron's and flap's turned out nicely. The rotation pins and blind nut's are in. All that's left on the wing'sis sanding, top sheeting, sanding,and servo install.

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Old 06-12-2012, 04:16 AM
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Here is a few of the hinge's.
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Thank's David. If you can afford to send it, I'll do it!
Yeah, that's the big IF. All my money is going to the doctors, hospitals, ambulance, etc.!
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Old 06-12-2012, 08:03 AM
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Hey, awesome job on the ailerons there.  Dang Robert!  You make me feel so inferior!  []

I am not worthy!!!!
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Old 06-12-2012, 11:03 AM
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Some day my friend. LOL
Practice, Patience, and ACTUALLY DOING SOME BUILDING! Double LOL
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The hinges look great. Will make a big difference in the end.
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:20 PM
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I hope they work as well on the up swing as they do down. On paper they do. We'll see.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:56 PM
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Spent the day at the field, flying and mowing. Last thing last night I noticed I made a mistake on the ail/ flap. They called for a 1/4" leading edge. Because of the hinge mods I had to go thicker, 1/2". I did not account for this and they are to big. Tomorrow trimming those down will be first on the agenda. Will take 1/8" from the top therefore shortening them. Have tomorrow to build so hopefully will get a lot done.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:19 AM
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The first pic is the ail with a spare rib taped to the end. The leading edge shoulb be behind that rib. The second pic is, left ail untouched/ right ail after trimming an 1/8 off the top.

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Got the ailerons pretty much done but that was it. Had to prep a couple planes and go to an event. Have tomorrow as a full build day. We will see.
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