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Old 10-14-2005, 05:24 PM
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Just a post, can anyone tell me what I have left out

Power panel
Fuel pump
Glow warmer
Electric starter
Battery charger
12V field battery
Field box

Anything else I need?

Old 10-14-2005, 05:32 PM
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Default RE: Need Field equipment

You'll need some hand tools and spare parts:

Glow plug wrench
Prop wrench

Spare parts:
Props - you break them while training
Glow Plugs - they burn out
Rubber bands or spare wing bolts

These are the most basic items. You'll end up wanting or needing to carry more but this is a start.
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A metric and standard set of allen wrenches are always handy, and also a small set of straight and phillips screwdrivers. A good quality small cresant wrench is also a good tool to have for loosening and tightening your prop nuts. Some windex and a roll of paper towels to clean your Plane off when you are finished flying for the day, plus a chicken stick is always handy to have as a backup if your main battery is getting low. These are just a few suggestions. Some people like to go to the field light, and then there are people like me who like to take everything but the kitchen sink. The club I fly at is about a 20 minute drive for me, and nothing makes me more mad then to get there and not have what I need.
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Default RE: Need Field equipment

prop wrench
glow plug wrench
battery meter
misc screw drivers and pliers
chicken stick
3-4 feet of fuel line

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first-aid kit, cell phone with 911 on the speed dial. fishing rod for getting planes out of trees. cash for running to the hobby shop when something breaks.
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maybe an aircraft cradle, but u should be fine setting up a trainer without one

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