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Jan 15, 2011, 12:33 PM
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Matt,
I wouldn't go with fabric and dope if I were you. If you are going for the look of fabric, but without the mess and trouble, try "Coverite 21st Century Fabric". I've used it on many models, it's almost as easy as regular covering with the exception that it doesn't shrink quite as well.

-Mike
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Jan 15, 2011, 03:18 PM
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Coverite would be awesome. You don't have to really worry about the weight. My Saito .91 pulls it around at 1/4 throttle.
Jan 26, 2011, 05:32 PM
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OK Im back.... I had to work for a few days. What happens if you build two left wings? missed the veggie oil thing
Jan 26, 2011, 05:38 PM
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Just finished reading and watching the video of the guy who cut off 4-5 inches of his blades and was upset it did not fly well???? Wait until he sees mine fly with two left wings!!
Jan 26, 2011, 06:06 PM
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2 Left wings


I flew mind on Plans Blades and Aerobalsa Blades and on Shorten Blades after I broke them. None of the blades did very well.RIP
Jim
Jan 26, 2011, 10:19 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PEDANTIC View Post
OK Im back.... I had to work for a few days. What happens if you build two left wings? missed the veggie oil thing

LOL! Bummer on the two left wings. Keep the other one just in case! Let me know if you need any assistance!

Joe
Jan 27, 2011, 06:59 AM
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Guys,

Any preference on the type of glue for the 1/8 wire to the leading edge of the balsa rotor. I would like to use 30 min epoxy. Has any one ever had them separate under load?
Thanks,
Matt
Jan 27, 2011, 07:49 AM
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You don't want to use anything that stiff. Better off using silicon or shoe goo.
Jan 27, 2011, 08:32 AM
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Goo is the best. I made a mistake on the plans when I wrote 1/8 music wire. It is actually .156 or 5/32". Please check out my Blade Videos:

#17 Blades Part 1 (15 min 45 sec)


Video #17 Blades Part 2 (7 min 35 sec)


#17 blades part 3 (3 min 19 sec)


#17 Blades Part 4 (4 min 11 sec)


#17 Blades Part 5 (13 min 45 sec)
Jan 27, 2011, 11:56 AM
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Thanks for those videos!

I was about to use 1/8th wire Pictures soon.

Cheers,

Matt
Jan 27, 2011, 05:23 PM
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Well here it is so far

I should have it just about ready to cover in the next few days. I have decided to cover it in Ceconite and dope. Since I have not seen it done on this model I thought I would go a different direction and show my expertise.

Cheers,
Matt
Jan 27, 2011, 05:29 PM
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OK going to glue the 5/32 wire to the leading edge of the rotor tonight... Which glue? I was unable to locate Shoe Goo

Thanks,
Matt
Jan 27, 2011, 05:50 PM
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Zapp Goo for sure and it sets up quickly. The liquid nail takes forever to set up.
Jan 27, 2011, 05:59 PM
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Nice job Matt! That looks like a clean build!
Jan 27, 2011, 06:35 PM
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Thanks! Zap Goo...


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