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Posted by mudman1959 | Oct 11, 2018 @ 06:33 PM | 5,779 Views
It started with a mess all over the work bench... But in a two day period it became something. The Flite Test "Edge" looks really good! Well why not I asked myself... So the plans were printed and cut out. Traced to the foam and hand cut. Lots of Good Rock & Roll music playing in the background, Hot Glue was flying everywhere... And it slowly emerged. The plane is a bit bigger than the original FT one as I am thinking about powering it with a over powered Brushless Motor. I cannot leave it stock! And of course there will be mods as I see the need. More to come...

I finally got the tail and the nose finished up.

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Posted by mudman1959 | Oct 04, 2018 @ 07:30 PM | 5,365 Views
Hey all... Did anyone else see this new tool in the October issue of the Model Aviation magazine? I have one airplane that uses the “O-ring” to hold the prop on and have fought with it more than once trying to get it on. This tool makes it a lot easier! Speaking of making... well that’s what I did. The allen wrench from FT was bad so with the scrap piece of brass tubing and a little filing and drilling I now have the tool. Works great!