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Old Nov 26, 2011, 08:46 PM
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RC Aerodyne 500 size Apache


Alright hello all.

I have gotten back into flying after a break, and have picked up a 500 size apache. I will post pics along the way and maybe it will help someone else building. I was impressed with the fuse for the price, and Cliff fixed a few things with my FHH 500 with no questions asked. That goes along way with me in customer service. Well here are some pics of the start and will post more as I go. Mike
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Old Nov 26, 2011, 09:44 PM
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alright started painting everything i wanted painted, and pleased with how it came out. The paint is different color than fuse i will see how it looks mocked up. I think it will be fine, now have to find some lighting kits in 3mm. mike
Old Nov 27, 2011, 01:45 AM
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Cliff is awesome! I was so impressed with how well he takes care of his customers that I always go RCA first. Only if they do not have something do I look elsewhere.
Old Nov 30, 2011, 09:31 PM
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Be careful sliding the tail boom into position. The control rod linkage (the triangle at the tail boom bend) pushed out my tailboom's side, creasing the fiberglass and causing the paint to flake off when I slid it into place. I'm going with a Gold-n-cable instead of the solid control rods to control the tail rotor.
Old Dec 01, 2011, 01:44 AM
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thanks pavelow i will make sure im careful in that area. This question is to anyone that may know. What color is the areodyne apache or what color have you used thats close to the fuse. I cannot find a paint to match up with the fuse. Looking at it I would like everything to be the same color. I have seen some of the 500 apaches with the rockets and all the same color. I guess if i have too i can just repaint the whole fuse with tamiya olive drab.
Old Dec 16, 2011, 05:41 PM
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got to work some more on it last weekend, been busy with work. I got the lights put in, going to make it a D model. Hope to get some more this weekend done.


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