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  1. And here is the Dubro fuel tank. I always...

    And here is the Dubro fuel tank.

    I always throw away the supplied fuel tank and use a more "well-known" one.

    I wish it handles the pressure generated by the YS,though ... :P
  2. The assembly continues with the installation of a...

    The assembly continues with the installation of a "".
    I usually prefer the Hobbico Voltwatch but at 1/3rd of the price I bought
    locally a TowerPro.

    Man these leds are really bright!
    I may post...
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL6alAbjBeQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL6alAbjBeQ
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    rossmick, is the LiFe mAh capacity enough for...

    rossmick,

    is the LiFe mAh capacity enough for the GUS?
  5. PROBLEMS: The supplied control horns on the...

    PROBLEMS:

    The supplied control horns on the elevator halves, didn't work for me.
    So,
    I decided to go ahead and replace them with traditional big Nylon Control Horns from
    Great Planes.
    2067913
  6. Here are the first shots of the whole airframe...

    Here are the first shots of the whole airframe bolted together!
  7. Here you can see the wing ready for the maiden...

    Here you can see the wing ready for the maiden flight!

    As you see I chose not to use the wheel pants during the first flights of the Gilmore.
    If the maiden is successful, I may think of you to...
  8. Here I install the wheels and the cover of the...

    Here I install the wheels and the cover of the back side of the wing (on the belly of the plane).
    It is made out of light ABS plastic. Also I saw a small difference in the colour of the belly cover...
  9. The assembly continues with the final "touches"...

    The assembly continues with the final "touches" to the wing...

    I have to admit that the whole setup of the legs s@cks.
    On my Gilmore the undercarriage had a slight bent towards each other.
    Also,...
  10. And this is the installation of the throttle...

    And this is the installation of the throttle control linkage!

    The flexible steel pushrod is of A+ marine grade.

    The connectors are GreatPlanes quick-connect hardware!!!
  11. Test fit of the cowl! I am so excited that the...

    Test fit of the cowl!

    I am so excited that the YS FZ-63S fits nicely inside the cowl!
  12. As you see I use #6 Safety nuts and #6 washers!

    As you see I use #6 Safety nuts and #6 washers!
  13. SHCS installation!

    SHCS installation!
  14. Hint: When I install an engine on its mount, I...

    Hint:

    When I install an engine on its mount, I ALWAYS drill and TAP the holes....
    This way someone wouldn't even use safety nuts, because the threads are really strong...

    So try it!

    In this...
  15. Oh and the most important!!! USE THREAD LOCK...

    Oh and the most important!!!

    USE THREAD LOCK WHEN YOU INSTALL SHCS's,BLIND NUTS etc

    I then test fitted the engine and marked the center of the holes to be drilled,
    with a very handy...
  16. Hint: I saw that the wood on the firewall is...

    Hint:

    I saw that the wood on the firewall is on the soft side!
    So,
    when you install your blind nuts I suggest you to be very gentle and not overtighten them.

    And to be more secure I installed...
  17. We continue with the installation of the motor...

    We continue with the installation of the motor mount and engine...

    I use a 40-70 GreatPlanes adjustable motor mount!
    The bolts are DuBro socket head cap screws 6-32 by 1-3/4, 6-32 blind nuts and...
  18. Here you can see how the fuselage looks like and...

    Here you can see how the fuselage looks like and the servo for the rudder!

    As you may have seen,
    I installed a very sturdy Futaba digital servo (S3152)
    on the elevator....
    I'm sure that with...
  19. Here's how the elevator halves are coupled...

    Here's how the elevator halves are coupled together!
    I find this method very effective and from what I've seen so far,
    it's the simplest and easiest-dependable way of all!
  20. Continuing the assembly of the Gilmore: First...

    Continuing the assembly of the Gilmore:

    First I trimmed the excess aluminium rod on the tail wheel
    (the supplies one protrudes too much)
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    Hey there! I just want to let other users of...

    Hey there!

    I just want to let other users of Flightpower packs,
    about the connector I bought.

    This is it: a 3S male JST-XH to female Thunderpower.

    Nice, descent plug and cheap.

    Greetings!
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    My PBY-Catalina from Electrifly: ...

    My PBY-Catalina from Electrifly:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjrbOyFReoA
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    Hey there! It's been a while since I flew my...

    Hey there!

    It's been a while since I flew my GSS with my Saito FA-150S,
    but I recently flew it with my GoPro Hero3+ Black mounted on the rudder and pointing
    to the nouse......Stay tuned!!!
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    Thanks a lot for your kind words!!!! I haven't...

    Thanks a lot for your kind words!!!!
    I haven't balanced the model laterally...maybe it's just the directions of the wavess??? :P
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    Enjoy: ...

    Enjoy:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjrbOyFReoA
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