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Old Nov 21, 2014, 05:58 PM
Just trying to get a nut.
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Rickochet, thanks for the links.
I guess my only remaining question would be, what is the preferred method for securely holding the wings on? I am leaning towards the velcro or rubber bands just for ease and being able to see the mechanical connection. I may also do magnets for added security.
A piece of tape...

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Old Nov 22, 2014, 03:27 AM
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I used small magnets and on the last (143rd) flight they were not effective, I suspect one pair detached from the wing. But without the bits I will never know.

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Old Nov 22, 2014, 07:18 AM
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Rickochet, thanks for the links.
I guess my only remaining question would be, what is the preferred method for securely holding the wings on? I am leaning towards the velcro or rubber bands just for ease and being able to see the mechanical connection. I may also do magnets for added security.
I found an old pic showing the velcro I use (white strips hanging out of wing opening). I glued a piece across the wing opening and put two small pieces under the wing. It works fine. I was afraid that the magnets I had were too strong.
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Old Nov 22, 2014, 09:49 AM
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That's the way I favor for holding on the wings with velcro.
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