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Jan 31, 2013, 09:53 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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Fair enough, Comanch. I am still working on getting my wheel mod project finished up. I am gluing in my reinforcement pieces right now and will paint later this weekend.

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Feb 01, 2013, 07:37 AM
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Should work great with the 2.75s Kman.
Feb 01, 2013, 07:57 PM
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With all this Winter down time I kinda went wild and added flaps to all my dynam warbirds. Good time to beef up the foam around the retracts and do some touch ups too. I did get the chance to test the flaps out on the 190 and I gave it two thumbs up! I have a short runway and only have one way in and out for takeoffs and landings. So landings can be tricky with a tail wind, which means flying it in and greasing the landing. Having flaps just made that a whole lot easier.

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Feb 02, 2013, 08:36 AM
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With all this Winter down time I kinda went wild and added flaps to all my dynam warbirds. Good time to beef up the foam around the retracts and do some touch ups too. I did get the chance to test the flaps out on the 190 and I gave it two thumbs up! I have a short runway and only have one way in and out for takeoffs and landings. So landings can be tricky with a tail wind, which means flying it in and greasing the landing. Having flaps just made that a whole lot easier.

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Sweet, what type material did you use to make the flap?
Feb 02, 2013, 01:33 PM
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Sweet, what type material did you use to make the flap?
I used some 1/8th inch balsa. It's reinforced with another strip of balsa along the hinge and covered with black duct tape. Hardest part is cutting out the foam so the flap is flush, plus you don't want to set the flap too far back because the trailing edge is thin.
Feb 02, 2013, 06:14 PM
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Here are the pics. Still need to grind some of the post off the right gear door. Also trimmed about 3/8" off the bottom of the gear doors.
Feb 02, 2013, 06:17 PM
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I used some 1/8th inch balsa. It's reinforced with another strip of balsa along the hinge and covered with black duct tape. Hardest part is cutting out the foam so the flap is flush, plus you don't want to set the flap too far back because the trailing edge is thin.
Thanks highspeedirt.
Feb 02, 2013, 07:36 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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Nice flap job highspeedirt

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Feb 02, 2013, 07:40 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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Comanch - between the bigger wheels and the increased rake, nose overs should be a thing of the past for your FW

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Feb 02, 2013, 08:01 PM
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And even less of a chance for yours kman.
Feb 04, 2013, 08:17 AM
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Lol, now I have to get bigger wheels!
Feb 04, 2013, 03:39 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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Lol, now I have to get bigger wheels!
Yes, you do It should be no problem for you. A piece of cake after adding the split flaps.

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Feb 04, 2013, 03:41 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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I finally got my bigger wheels all ready to go on mine, minus any paint...

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...76&postcount=6

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Feb 04, 2013, 07:47 PM
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Looks good kman, enjoy the flying.
Feb 04, 2013, 09:57 PM
3 Blades is Better Than 2!
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Thanks comanch! Looks like the weather will be warmer the next couple of weeks. I may try her out sooner than later. I will definitely get video of it

Kman


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