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Old 01-30-2006, 07:26 PM
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Default Top Flite AT-6 Texan

I just started a Build on a Top Flite At-6 Texan. Stab, Fin, and half rudder and elevators done. . Has any one built one yet? if so how did you finish it with Kote or Glass or Fabric. i want to glass it, but the control surfaces are open ribbed. I am leaning towards coverite fabric on the control surfaces and then painting to match my color scheme. any pics or info would be much appreciated.

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Old 01-30-2006, 07:36 PM
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Default RE: Top Flite AT-6 Texan

I glassed and painted mine. I used SIG Koverall for the control surfaces. Took alittle while to figure out how to apply right it but the results were very good. Used SIG Stix-it to attached to the frame and nitrate dope to seal the weave. Good luck.
Old 01-30-2006, 07:57 PM
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any pics of the finished work? i am interested if you got some.
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Try here.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_37...tm.htm#3798821

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Default RE: Top Flite AT-6 Texan

It's a great flier. Mine is kote, powered by an OS 91 with a scale exhaust made by a friend.
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Default RE: Top Flite AT-6 Texan

Kevin,
what you have planned will work good. I am building a Hollywood Zero which is a AT-6 modified. I've used the idea you have on other planes I have been using coverite fabric with very good results and that is what I plan to do on this one. With the fabric, you get a close scale look also.
Larry
PS Picture of my Pica FW 190 with fabric covered ailerons.
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:20 PM
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Thanks all, after some thinking i decided to fabric cover just the control surface and glass the rest of the plane. I will post some pics soon.

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Old 01-31-2006, 08:01 PM
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hey DAW can you send me a close up pic of your rudder and elevators. i want to se the covering up close.

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