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Old Jul 23, 2012, 05:03 PM
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Gremlins!

This is mostly OT I will leave it up to the mods.....


I swear they (Gremlins) pester me so. From looking for hours for a lost screw only to find it INSIDE the engine, to finding a lost part the next day inside a shoe, now this...

I fitted a new .46 in my slimer. No big deal, flew great, performance increase was awesome. But on the last flight, I pushed it hard, wide open screaming dive then a climb out. I thought I heard something funny. Landed, looked it over, nothing obvious. No loose control surfaces, no broken spars Fired her up and scooted into the sky again. Flew a bit more modestly for a while but still, there was that buzz.

Well I landed looked her over, shrugged, and wiped it down and took it home.

Tonight I got to look closer and one of the screws into the motor mounts had nearly backed itself all the way out! No seriously I don't know how it stayed in there! Odd, vibration I guess. Now wheres that locktite?

ps; glass/plastic composite mounts.
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Old Jul 23, 2012, 08:06 PM
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I fitted a new .46 in my slimer....

Well I landed looked her over, shrugged, and wiped it down and took it home.

Tonight I got to look closer and one of the screws into the motor mounts .....

What pray tell is this "slimer, wiping it down, and engine mount" of which thou speakest of ?.
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Old Jul 23, 2012, 08:23 PM
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http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1275101

Either that or an old Ghost Buster movie.
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