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Old Oct 25, 2012, 10:17 AM
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I have seen guys make saftey switches out of deans plugs and there is a compnay that does make a safety plug but i lost their link. I remember when they had a switch on the esc's and thought they got rid of them because of cost . I just roll the dice and make sure everything is at low before i plug stuff in but i should start using plugs for safety. I set up my planes with the props off now after i had one take off in my living room last year and hit my older transmitter and cut one stick shorter than the other,plus i had to clean my shorts out . lmao joe
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Joe, you are making me laugh again. And yes electrics are dangerous too, not just nitro birds!

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 12:27 PM
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Joined the elevator halves, and installed the hinges. Glued the assembed parts to the stabilizer. Then I tack glued tail end cap in position to sand it to final shape. Put a layer of light fiberglass and resin on the end cap since this is the easiest way to cover a compound curved part like this.

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Old Nov 05, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Time flys (also) LOL. With all the activity around home and Halloween, not to mention family and friends affected by Hurricane Sandy, not a lot of airplane stuff going on. So slowly I am working on applying the fuselage Silkspan covering and final panels and caps. SLOW is all I can say to describe it, and driving me crazy!

I have only 2 photos to show because who wants to see covering going on, LOL. First is I routed some foam out of the tail cap before gluing it into place. Then I fashoned a bottom front cover that I glued onto the fuselage, with the only treatment being the manila folder card stock and glass reinforcement because this butts up to the wing's LE when mounted.

I hope to finish the covering soon and start final assembly of the bits and pieces because it is time to move onto other projects that need completion (Walt and Dave)!

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