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Old May 10, 2010, 08:17 PM
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oh yeah this is the way it should be done ,and my hats off to Sky World for going the extra mile with this set up . it's a alum tube machined to hold the berings and steel control arms ,S/B bullet proof.
On another point ,i Bought some MAPS for the F-20 and as Gary said sapac or maps will fit . i need to get some Struts from Gary . but i can start mounting the retacts. Gary could you post measurements for the Sapac struts? that would help with the install.
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Old May 10, 2010, 08:19 PM
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Yeah, gimmie a little while.

The bearings are a light press fit. When installing them, be sure to apply Loctite 680, Cylindrical Part Bonding Compound, and press with an arbor press or drill vise.
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Old May 10, 2010, 08:23 PM
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im at work so you have plenty of time. i cant wait to cut open the wing and see what we have to work with in there.
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Old May 10, 2010, 09:27 PM
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Old May 10, 2010, 10:52 PM
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Oh man that is awsome dude ! those are nice ! and very compact . i think they will be perfect for this Sky World F-20
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Old May 11, 2010, 01:12 AM
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Gary, are those taileron bearings available as a spare part for use on other projects?
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Old May 11, 2010, 02:00 AM
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We can get any bearing (metric or inch sizes) you need.
As a special, one-sy two-sy...But we don't plan on selling bearings as a regular item.
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Old May 11, 2010, 03:32 AM
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Rodger,
I'll post the Nose Gear drawing in the morning, after I photogragh it.
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Old May 11, 2010, 03:45 PM
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Rodger,
I'll post the Nose Gear drawing in the morning, after I photogragh it.

are you going to offer the whole modified F-20 kit?
So flyer need not to do the mod?
That would be grreat.



The F-20 platform is perfect for classic EDF jet with retracts.



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Old May 11, 2010, 09:10 PM
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are you going to offer the whole modified F-20 kit?
So flyer need not to do the mod?
That would be grreat.
The F-20 platform is perfect for classic EDF jet with retracts.
:-)



The plan is to offer a retrofit for the ducts. fan mtg, and possibly an aftermarket scale wing. I'm not even sure if it's cost effective yet.
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Old May 11, 2010, 09:13 PM
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Rodger,
Here's the dwg for both scale gear.
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Old May 11, 2010, 09:41 PM
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you could charge a fee for custom work like some other jet companies do.
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Old May 11, 2010, 10:51 PM
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Yeah, I guess that would be different than modifying or repairing existing jets for local guys. (been there, and still reluctantly doing that) We'll consider it, after seeing the final product, and the time involved.
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Old May 12, 2010, 07:25 AM
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Lets fly this baby Roger. Gary, please save me a set of the bearings as I got none in mine. I will get them sent in my next order if ok with you. J
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Old May 12, 2010, 05:41 PM
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you could charge a fee for custom work like some other jet companies do.



custom work???

Sounds like it could cost an arm and a leg :-)




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