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Old Nov 19, 2010, 06:29 AM
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Check out this page on our blog to see how I used to do it.....
SORRY: the link I posted did not work....so try this one.

http://correxmig.blogspot.com/2009/1...-your-mig.html
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 09:18 AM
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SORRY: the link I posted did not work....so try this one.

http://correxmig.blogspot.com/2009/1...-your-mig.html
No worry... I trawled just about your whole blog
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 09:31 AM
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Spinner and tapered nose.

If you choose to buy a spinner, thats cool, mount it at your descretion. I cast one from a simple mould. This is how I mount it.

Tappered nose.
This mod is to me the most prominent cause it makes a huge diff in the look of the plane. Cut a "V" from the tip to the first former. Start at TDC. Go one flute iether side. Then go ABOUT 13 flutes either side of that "V" for the other two cut outs. The pics should help explain. Ask if you are not sure.......cause I just got bumped to page two of Slope!
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 09:36 AM
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No worry... I trawled just about your whole blog

Thats fine!
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 09:43 AM
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Stiching.

This pic is on the inside of the three "V"'s.
Just a stich or three to keep things firm.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 09:55 AM
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Wing joiners.

I cut the joiners but made them a little flatter than plan. This ony to make her a tad more zippy. If its your first, stick to plan, the dihedral makes the plane very stable.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 10:52 AM
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I cut the joiners but made them a little flatter than plan. This ony to make her a tad more zippy. If its your first, stick to plan, the dihedral makes the plane very stable.
Sooo...
When do you cut the flaps?

Only jokes Sean.
At this rate, even I could build one!
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 01:28 PM
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Hide the aerial.

I still fly happily on 35 Mhtz and this is how I hide the aerial.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 01:32 PM
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I still fly happily on 35 Mhtz and this is how I hide the aerial.
Apparently 35Mhz works best when it's on
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 01:34 PM
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How to drill a neat little hole.

The quickest and neatest way to "drill" a hole in correx, for example, for the surface horns and On/Off switch screws, is to heat up a 2mm rod with a lighter and just push it through.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 01:43 PM
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Bakkie!!
Thats NASTY!!
But you know what??







I'm not fased!!
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 02:13 PM
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Fitting the wing.

Once you have joined the wing, start by making the front cut-out for F2. Place the wing on the fuzz and mark the position of F5. Cut out and place on fuzz to mark out the wing saddle. This is to line up the wing to stab. Cut off the excess saddle.
This is not very easy, but try your best, your trim button on the TX will do the rest!
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 02:41 PM
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Battery compartment.

Cut a former to hold the battery in place or just place plenty foam to hold it. Any which way.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 02:44 PM
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Floor flying.

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Old Nov 19, 2010, 04:11 PM
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Just the canopy to go.....
Whoooha!

So with a black spinner,
Is she going....
Yellow???
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