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  1. As a 3 D hooligan, thumbs are best for 3 D IMHO.

    As a 3 D hooligan, thumbs are best for 3 D IMHO.
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    The 75 2 st will be fine BUT a 4 st will sound so...

    The 75 2 st will be fine BUT a 4 st will sound so much better. I was always really glad I put a 4 st in my 1/4 scale Stampe.

    It would burble past in a very lifelike manner on slow passes.

    On...
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    Use a bow and arrow or crossbow [ less skill...

    Use a bow and arrow or crossbow [ less skill required ] to get a line over the branch. Fishing line mono filament best. Use the fishing line to pull a heavier line over. Start pulling, this has...
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    YUP I am retired and live on a 44ft cutter...

    YUP I am retired and live on a 44ft cutter spending my time between St Marten and Trinidad. Guadeloupe is my favorite island. I don't race my house but get dragged out occasionally on other peoples...
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    YUP on holiday skiing in Utah for three weeks, my...

    YUP on holiday skiing in Utah for three weeks, my annual holiday off the boat.

    I am giving threads on this topic a little more latitude than I would normally do, but lets keep it polite and some...
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    I believe Maynard Hill's early records were all...

    I believe Maynard Hill's early records were all set using 2 st engines Fox 59 to begin with then ST 60s.

    His transatlantic model TAM 5 AKA The Spirit of Butt's Farm was powered by 4 st OS but...
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    SIG do a thinner. For brushing go 50/50 on first...

    SIG do a thinner. For brushing go 50/50 on first coat then about 30% thinner on the second.

    If you are talking about he small scale models that Guillow make, those that come out at about 24 inch...
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    Does no harm to thin it. I have always brushed...

    Does no harm to thin it.

    I have always brushed it on with a bit of extra thinner in the first coat.

    What is your covering and final finish going to be?
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    As an IC engined drone it is likely to be used at...

    As an IC engined drone it is likely to be used at fairly low altitudes nothing more than 700 m above ground where it will be virtually invisible but still capable of sending back useful video...
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    I am no drone expert but do know my way around...

    I am no drone expert but do know my way around model engines. There is no great difficulty in getting that sort of endurance from that kind of clean airframe and fuel efficient engine. Think Honda 50...
  11. I have removed a few posts that had wandered well...

    I have removed a few posts that had wandered well off the topic and into the realms of politics.

    If anyone feels slighted I am sorry, at least one of the posts was a very interesting and...
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    OK guys I have been watching this thread for days...

    OK guys I have been watching this thread for days now and have been pleasantly surprised by the polite behavior of those participating.

    THEN TODAY ONE OR TWO OF YOU BLEW IT BIG TIME !

    I am not...
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    This thread is getting a little heated. Can...

    This thread is getting a little heated.

    Can everybody please remind themselves of our posting rules and dial it back a bit.
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    I would spray if at all possible. A cheap...

    I would spray if at all possible. A cheap airbrush will do. Brushing will add weight! Light models fly better.
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    2139736 Well the above model is one I used in...

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    Well the above model is one I used in 12th scale RC combat. A Focke Wulf TA 152 with a 48 inch wingspan with a MVVS 21 on a Minipipe. The wings were blue foam covered with glasscloth and...
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    Well a while back some one flew a standard Super...

    Well a while back some one flew a standard Super Tigre 60 to 27,000 feet breaking Maynard Hills long time record. Maynard used a standard Fox 59.

    Read more here...
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    If it is a foam wing covered in veneer or 1/16th...

    If it is a foam wing covered in veneer or 1/16th balsa my experience is that the glasscloth and epoxy add significant strength even at 5/8th oz cloth. My concern s that if you have such a wing and...
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    Hmm Fit wing and tailplane, do the fillets and...

    Hmm Fit wing and tailplane, do the fillets and then cover with cloth and glass. Where do you finish the cloth and glass on the wing? If you finish it at the fillet I would be concerned about creating...
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    If the fire risk concerns you [ AND IT SHOULD ]...

    If the fire risk concerns you [ AND IT SHOULD ] remove them from the model/TX and charge them in an old cooking pot or ammo box.

    That is what I do.
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    Yes you can use different types of batteries. ...

    Yes you can use different types of batteries.

    As there is no industry standard for connectors it is likely that you will need to change.

    However as lipos are cheap and have better power storage...
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    Paint first then hinge. How are you going to...

    Paint first then hinge.

    How are you going to paint ? It is easy to add lots of weight. I used a cheap airbrush and just misted on some waterbased acrylic.

    Tiny amount of epoxy to give a good...
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    I toured North America with a small class A [...

    I toured North America with a small class A [ Safari Trek ] and had models stashed in the underfloor luggage lockers.

    NB Class C RVs are much less likely to have such lockers.

    Some fivers have...
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    Water is bad news as far as epoxy is concerned....

    Water is bad news as far as epoxy is concerned. Better to use acetone or pure methelayted spiirits.

    As far as fixing what you have I would leave it for a day or two and see if the cure improves....
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    Sticky: 2016 Jet events [ OUTSIDE THE USA ]

    Post details in this thread.
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    Sticky: 2016 Jet events [USA ONLY]

    Post details here.
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