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Old 10-09-2013, 07:50 AM
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The kit recommends making the flying wire using 1/6 piano wire. Is there any reason I should not use a heavy braided cable instead.

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David,
Many owners of this plane have gone away from the music wire and switched over to braided wire.
Balsa USA actually sells the conversion kit with the crimping tool. I still have the music wire on mine and they are a pain to assemble and add to the set up time at the field.

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