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  1. The Contender is a great flying model. Kit has a...

    The Contender is a great flying model. Kit has a few tricks but isn't too bad. Covering the turtledeck is a bit tricky, and you definitely want to read the manual several times and do it as they...
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    To our fallen brother. 2042642

    To our fallen brother.


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  3. Thunder Tiger Pro-46. Great for anything .40...

    Thunder Tiger Pro-46. Great for anything .40 size.
  4. It's a beautiful model as a tail dragger or float...

    It's a beautiful model as a tail dragger or float plane. I would't complicate it with a nose gear. If you fly off grass I would recommend you leave it as a tail-dragger.

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    Single servo on the rudder I'd go with something...

    Single servo on the rudder I'd go with something like a HiTec HS-7940TH (181 oz-in at 6.0v and 222 oz-in at 7.4v)
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    In college I was in aviation club and was working...

    In college I was in aviation club and was working towards a pilot's license. Loved it. Getting air time was a treat.

    But I do not like commercial airline travel. The "real" planes don't fit. ...
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    What Ahicks said - plus is this servo for the...

    What Ahicks said - plus is this servo for the rudder, elevator, aileron, throttle?

    We need to know the model, or at least style, and the application.
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    I have one and have other gas and glow models...

    I have one and have other gas and glow models with ball-joint control connectors and I'm not sure that the "little half moon" pieces you are speaking of are necessary. The control horns of the CZC...
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    The chine is on either side of the float (or a...

    The chine is on either side of the float (or a boat where the hull makes a bend below the waterline). I think what you were looking for is the "step",
  10. 0 = off 1 = on If you haven't programmed the...

    0 = off
    1 = on

    If you haven't programmed the dual rates it won't matter where you have the switches.

    Here is a link to the manual.
    http://spektrumrc.com/ProdInfo/Files/SPM6600-Manual_DX6i.pdf
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    Futaba and SmartFly also make servo reversers.

    Futaba and SmartFly also make servo reversers.
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    The Vanessa rig is a lovely thing but it still...

    The Vanessa rig is a lovely thing but it still won't tell you how the model will fly best. It gets you to the designer's recommended balance point, but you may not fly like the designer, share his...
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    When you bought your first full-size airplane and...

    When you bought your first full-size airplane and started off all alone to teach yourself to fly it you had the advantage of keeping the ground in sight and being in the aircraft. Or didn't it...
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    I have one on back-order for several weeks from...

    I have one on back-order for several weeks from Tower. Hope that means mine is on the way as well.

    Putting a Zenoah G-26M (with smoke muffler) on mine.
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    There is so much more to it than weight alone. ...

    There is so much more to it than weight alone.

    Wing area, thickness, taper of thickness, angle of incidence, parallel or tapered leading to trailing edges, drag & turbulence of struts and...
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    You can look through Fiberglass Specialties (they...

    You can look through Fiberglass Specialties (they sell some canopies) but you have to look them up by plan or kit. Any other 40% Edge 540 ought to be close.
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    What do you want the three-position switch to do?

    What do you want the three-position switch to do?
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    Thick wings abosorb more power? That's a new...

    Thick wings abosorb more power? That's a new principal.

    I go with Kelly Johnson with aircraft like the F-104 and thinner equals faster. The full-size jet had wings just over 4" thick and was a...
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    This one's pretty funny. Take a closer look at...

    This one's pretty funny. Take a closer look at the Hobby King/Durafly Das Ugly Stik.

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    Dummy glow engine for looks. :D
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    I've been having a ball with mine. Have put it...

    I've been having a ball with mine. Have put it up when .40 size pilots thought it was "too windy". Really flies outside it's dimensions. I switched to 45S batteries but otherwise just the way they...
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    Twice the power but less weight than the Fuji...

    Twice the power but less weight than the Fuji 34cc-B that I have on mine; though the need for an ignition battery evens that up. You won't have much cowl left and the 22" prop clearance from the...
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    Drop down 1" in dia. from the two-blade...

    Drop down 1" in dia. from the two-blade reconnemded prop.
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    I had a rudder servo glitch on take-off with my...

    I had a rudder servo glitch on take-off with my much campaigned Mentor-G with Zenoah 26ccM and am now looking for a simple ARF sport model for general fun sport and float flying and to bolt the smoke...
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    Had a set. Would probably work well for a .40...

    Had a set. Would probably work well for a .40 size but Maxford paired the .60 size with the 83" WS Mentor-G and they were a little short of the mark . . . and when you stopped the tail empennage...
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    Not sure what that is. And, being at work, I'm...

    Not sure what that is.

    And, being at work, I'm not going to do a search on: "d cup". ;-)
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