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    OK Weldbond is the same stuff as RC56 so I have...

    OK Weldbond is the same stuff as RC56 so I have been told. A little rubbery. If I need to sand an area I use Titebond original. I just don't like to use a lot of CA if I can get around it. The...
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    This is my favorite glue to build with. I use...

    This is my favorite glue to build with. I use some CA and of course epoxy but I am not in a hurry so don't mind a little extra drying time.
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    Great Planes Easy Sport 40

    I just ordered an Easy Sport 40 from Tower. I have been watching all the Youtube vids and have always liked the way that plane looks. I even bought a kit off Ebay a couple of years ago but have never...
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    I made a goof in post #11. That is a PT-40 and...

    I made a goof in post #11. That is a PT-40 and not a tower trainer. I do have a tower trainer and its a nice flying plane. And it only cost me $80 with free shipping a few months ago. Mine is not...
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    Years ago I picked up a tower trainer from a kid...

    Years ago I picked up a tower trainer from a kid who had built it from a kit but never covered it. I finished it and flew it with either a tower 40 plain bearing engine or an OS Max FP-40. Any way it...
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    Well my wife just told me she has one of the...

    Well my wife just told me she has one of the Brother label makers and all the tape I will ever need. So that problem is fixed. I would never have thought to ask if not for the replies here. So thanks...
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    John is correct. You are overthinking this. And...

    John is correct. You are overthinking this. And he is also spot on about using both systems at the same time. Just leave it as designed. And crashing is part of flying. Learning to repair is also...
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    Now thats a dang good idea. I might try the...

    Now thats a dang good idea.

    I might try the word document thing. I hadn't thought of that one. I did copy the label thingy to Paint and reduced the size. But if it can be hid under a battery...
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    Hound dog if I had any pics I would post them. I...

    Hound dog if I had any pics I would post them. I fly at 4 different places. First a school that used to be called Everman Junior High. Second an open field off 1187 and and Oak Grove rd right by a...
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    Signed Up For The FAA Registration

    I just signed up for the FAA registration and thought I would be able to put a label on the bottom of my wing in the radio area with the number and my AMA number but the instructions are that the...
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    Glad I could make you laugh 4star40. Just...

    Glad I could make you laugh 4star40. Just remember flying into the sun didn't work so well for Icarus and Daedalus his father.

    If the OP were close to me I bet we could figure out his engine...
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    This is close to the RCM trainer. I have had a...

    This is close to the RCM trainer. I have had a couple in the past and they fly well. I have a new one I built a few months ago but haven't flown it yet.
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    I had a Thunder Tiger GP-40 I bought off Ebay in...

    I had a Thunder Tiger GP-40 I bought off Ebay in like new condition I put on a SPAD coroplast model. It would flame out about one minute into every flight. I spent more on glow plugs than what I paid...
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    Yes flying into the sun causes a heat inversion...

    Yes flying into the sun causes a heat inversion that is severely affecting the flux capacitor causing a low power surge killing the glow plug.

    Just kidding. I have never used the evolution trainer...
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    Skyflyier I think the CG on my model set per the...

    Skyflyier I think the CG on my model set per the instructions makes the plane too nose heavy. Especially with that silly 11oz tank they provided. It lands fast for a trainer and I run out of elevator...
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    Good tips WH and I like those hinges. One other...

    Good tips WH and I like those hinges. One other tip I have never seen anyone but me suggest is that if you are having trouble getting oriented when the plane is coming toward you turn your back to...
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    Yes its an old thread but a good question. I only...

    Yes its an old thread but a good question. I only fly 72 Mhz radios and prefer Nicads. I have had to replace a few packs because all my radios are old but work just as good as the day they were...
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    I replied to your other thread on RCGroups. The...

    I replied to your other thread on RCGroups. The wing is plenty strong. The plans recommend 30 minut epoxy and I agree. You need the extra time with the wing assembly. If I had of used 5 minute epoxy...
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    Thanks. I sometimes do feel like a dummy. This is...

    Thanks. I sometimes do feel like a dummy. This is my third time back into RC. I started back up around Dec 2010. I sure feel like it was a lot more fun back around 1990 when we just all met and flew...
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    Thanks harlanb I guess thats about as plain and...

    Thanks harlanb I guess thats about as plain and simple as an answer can get. I will see about complying with this in the next few days. I still think its BS but I feel that way about all intrusive...
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    Per the link flyinwalenda posted there are no...

    Per the link flyinwalenda posted there are no fixed wing aircraft in the examples the FAA shows. It may be the biggest problem is with the FAA not specifying what they consider a UAS. Here is a page...
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    So What Is The Answer?

    I have read several post and still don't know if I am supposed to register my planes or not. Since this crap has started I admit I have put flying way on the back burner. I have gave some serious...
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    This is my favorite stik video ...

    This is my favorite stik video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1R30U3qpFs

    This one aint too bad either

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ2pzLF_1N4
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    Wow! A 16 year old zombie thread. You might try...

    Wow! A 16 year old zombie thread. You might try contacting him the field he flies at. Here is a link. I haven't flown there since before last spring when the lake flooded and closed the field for...
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    Of course as has been pointed out before. Its not...

    Of course as has been pointed out before. Its not the plane or the drone. It is the irresponsible operator that is ultimately the one to blame. I have seen some cool videos posted by drone and...
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