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Old Aug 14, 2012, 08:37 PM
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cool i may give her a few dunks tonight! Just finishing up my TBRC Wing, Been building that the last week hardcore. Shes done now, Video is up! ;0)
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 08:42 PM
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Gotta add that to my list to watch!!! Congrats with the completion!
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 09:01 PM
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The options are the already mentioned White silicone caulk, used for bathrooms or Automotive RTV gasket maker. I use the RTV if it dries strong enough to make a seal on my valve cover it is strong enough to hold in my brick and servos .

RTV when dry forms a very strong rubbery bond. This was recommended to me by more than one HH rep.

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Cheers Brian. Transplanting the guts into a new fuse is this weekends fun project!
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 09:15 PM
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Well Coco, i'm about to warm up the water. Going to record the Process lol
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 12:28 AM
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aluminum finish

Trying out a foil covering, looking pretty good so far
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 01:42 AM
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Giving the Mig a Bath
MIG 15 Hot water Crash Fix (4 min 30 sec)
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 03:17 AM
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Vid...

last but not least...count made his video

Stock lipo pack-shows agility of the Mig....more would be possible but with higher risk...

Horizon UMX Mig-15 - evening run ! (3 min 19 sec)
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 06:00 AM
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Nice!

Seems that beefing up the tail really helps inverted flight
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 07:45 AM
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Cheers Brian. Transplanting the guts into a new fuse is this weekends fun project!
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I have used RC Canopy Glue successfully also.

Tim
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 08:13 AM
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last but not least...count made his video

Stock lipo pack-shows agility of the Mig....more would be possible but with higher risk...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrlik...ature=youtu.be
Count - WOW! I've been missing your posts on the Gee Bee thread, but now I can see what you've been up to - great flying. Loved the low inverted and precision rolls.

This little flying dustbuster is quickly sneaking up on the Bee as my favorite bird. It's wind handling is so much better that it opens my flying window even wider.

Question for the group:
1) What are you doing with the wires betweent the Mig and the battery? I tend to keep my battery towards the back of the tray, which doesn't leave a lot of room for the wires. I've been smashing them down and cramming them into the 1/4 inch space between the batt and the back of the tray, but I"m worried about them crimping/breaking. Any ideas?
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 08:20 AM
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.......Question for the group:
1) What are you doing with the wires betweent the Mig and the battery? I tend to keep my battery towards the back of the tray, which doesn't leave a lot of room for the wires.....
I run all of my batteries -- 120 to 240 mah -- all the way forward in the tray.

With the lighter batts, I dial in a few clicks of down elevator.

Dave
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Dave,
Here's a pic from a couple days ago..A little more done..Shows the plugs needing another coat of paint and then it's wax on,,wax off....lol
I will start a thread in a couple of days.......
Thanks for the help with the demensions,the fan unit will be here today....
Take care.....................Chris
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 08:51 AM
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I run all of my batteries -- 120 to 240 mah -- all the way forward in the tray.

With the lighter batts, I dial in a few clicks of down elevator.

Dave
Thanks Dave - I'll try that. For some reason I thought that was making her nose heavy. I'm running Hyp 240s and was having trouble going inverted, even after strengthening the horizontal stab. I'll try running them up front and re-trimming.
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 09:10 AM
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SLK,

Nice flying! I especially enjoyed the point-rolls and the nose-high spot-landing.

Joel
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Old Aug 15, 2012, 09:15 AM
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Thanks Dave - I'll try that. For some reason I thought that was making her nose heavy. I'm running Hyp 240s and was having trouble going inverted, even after strengthening the horizontal stab. I'll try running them up front and re-trimming.
FYI -

To get the CG right in flight, my TP 325 Babbelbatts end up as far back as I can get them, while my homebrew Hyp 240s end up closer to the middle of the slot. If I mounted a Hyp 240 at the front of the slot, my MiG would be extremely nose-heavy.

Joel
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