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    I got to ask this cause I'm quite pissed!!! for...

    I got to ask this cause I'm quite pissed!!!
    for 40 years I've always kept epoxy in the house. sometimes the hardener would start to crystalize, but when I mixed it up the crystals would dissolve and...
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    thanks. I saw that last night as filled it with a...

    thanks. I saw that last night as filled it with a dab of shoe goo, so I can pull it out if I need to remove the aileron.

    going to tackle the landing gear next. I can't believe they still put light...
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    thanks, I hope to finish the ailerons tonight and...

    thanks, I hope to finish the ailerons tonight and move on to the lg.

    Joe
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    http://www.tntlandinggear.com/composite_tubes.htm...

    http://www.tntlandinggear.com/composite_tubes.htm

    http://www.aliexpress.com/promotion/baby-toy_carbon-fiber-wing-tubes-promotion.html

    Joe
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    last weekend I mounted the Aileron and flap...

    last weekend I mounted the Aileron and flap servos to the plates, and put them in the wing. next I need to hook them to the surfaces, I noticed the ailerons are glued in and the flaps are not. seems...
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    haha, thanks I forgot about when my daughter...

    haha, thanks I forgot about when my daughter moved out I gutted her room and have to sheetrock and mud it.

    Joe
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    Bashed Almost Ready to Fly - BARF I'm hoping...

    Bashed Almost Ready to Fly - BARF

    I'm hoping to / fretting the convertion of my IMP Macchi202 from gas to electric (anyone want a ZDZ 40). my plan for the summer was roof, driveway, Dynaflite...
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    all the canopy's from china area are brittle and...

    all the canopy's from china area are brittle and impossible to find replacements. what I have done is used this stuff:

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCX70&P=ML

    between the...
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    looks great! where was the landing? all is...

    looks great!

    where was the landing? all is well I hope.

    wish mine was ready but I have a roof and driveway and one room all under construction. soon I hope

    Joe
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    try this: take the oleo out and the wheel off....

    try this:

    take the oleo out and the wheel off. put one end on a bathroom scale and lean on the other end till they retract, telescope in. what does the scale read?

    if they are set up for your...
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    Ok, that is what i figured. What i will probubly...

    Ok, that is what i figured. What i will probubly do then is mount some maple under the existing lg mounts with epoxy. Cut away the factory mount just under the ears of my lg leaving the maple to...
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    going back to the retract thing did you have any...

    going back to the retract thing did you have any ground handling issues. if im going to tweek the lg mounting blocks should I add any forward rake?

    Joe
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    ya, that's the last thing I plan to tackle. I...

    ya, that's the last thing I plan to tackle. I noticed the mounts are pretty thin. standard operating procedure for me is to remove the front mount and make new rib braces from marine ply then the new...
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    nice! fyi Williams brothers is still open at:...

    nice!

    fyi
    Williams brothers is still open at:
    http://www.williamsbrothersmodelproducts.com/rc.html


    Joe
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    fitted the cowl. need to add back up battery pack...

    fitted the cowl. need to add back up battery pack to motor side of firewall and fuse is complete.

    Joe
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    this one is set up pretty we for doing that. the...

    this one is set up pretty we for doing that. the holes in the aft spar are already there. you will need a control horn that goes forward of the hinge point and still clears the aft spar. also when...
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    congrats on the maiden! I seam to always do...

    congrats on the maiden!

    I seam to always do maidens gear down. its kinda funny cause I was taught to keep it simple stupid on maiden. flaps and retracts just add more complexity, but they change...
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    my attic is full of worn outs waiting for TLC....

    my attic is full of worn outs waiting for TLC. I'm busy converting present hanger to electric. about half way there.

    just sold the zeroli corsair version 1, it was too big for reasonably priced...
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    I thought that was what ARF's where for, then you...

    I thought that was what ARF's where for, then you can take it out and treat it like the ugly step sister. to watch all the ARFinites Cringe.

    Joe
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    my LHS stocks car sh..... sh...... stuff son...

    my LHS stocks car sh..... sh...... stuff

    son started the wings on his Horton, his words. the entire thing looks like a wing to me?

    Joe
  21. I stopped using glass in 1982, I built two platt...

    I stopped using glass in 1982, I built two platt fw190's. one glassed and one with the oo silkspan, and dope method. I put three coats of dope thinned to 25% dope down and sand between each coat....
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    I use Cellophane mangers tape (two faced) then...

    I use Cellophane mangers tape (two faced) then peal it off afterword's. I'm sure if I left it on it would do the same. most craft stores carry it.


    Joe
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    oh, I did not realize this was a bash the ARF...

    oh, I did not realize this was a bash the ARF thread. I/we have built ARF's though by the time we are done we have redesigned all the major components. I have in the rafters arf's for a dewotine, and...
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    well sadly I have been helping my son build from...

    well sadly I have been helping my son build from scratch a Horton. its one of those German flying wing things idk which one, they all look the same to me. no fuse to give it some character (haha)....
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    finally got the spinner cone ballenced! it took a...

    finally got the spinner cone ballenced! it took a 4 in long m5 screw and two m5 nuts but it runs all the way to ft without a felt or herd vibration. so last thing to do is ballence, cg at...
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