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Aug 16, 2012, 09:38 PM
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Go get'em Chris! This is an awesome airplane and I can't wait to get mine in the air.
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Aug 16, 2012, 09:59 PM
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Go get'em Chris! This is an awesome airplane and I can't wait to get mine in the air.
you and me both!!....
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Aug 17, 2012, 12:50 AM
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What a fantastic and quick start to the build thread. Well done cdee and congratulations on becoming part of the Twisted team, a well deserved accolade.
Aug 17, 2012, 01:12 AM
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What a fantastic and quick start to the build thread. Well done cdee and congratulations on becoming part of the Twisted team, a well deserved accolade.
Thank you very much...!

Keep an eye on this, it will be ever changing for the next couple days, including content of the original posts.
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Aug 17, 2012, 03:09 AM
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Looks good Chris ,

Enjoy your model!


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Aug 17, 2012, 03:33 AM
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Looks good Chris ,

Enjoy your model!


Ido ,
Thanks Ido... Build is going very smooth... hope to have it in the air soon.
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Aug 17, 2012, 08:15 AM
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How far are you?
Aug 17, 2012, 08:25 AM
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Looking good Chris!
Aug 17, 2012, 09:14 AM
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How far are you?
working on the rudder and elevator hinges, next up is landing gear bulkheads, about half way thru the Telink manual.
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Aug 17, 2012, 09:15 AM
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Looking good Chris!
thank you very much... build is going well... more pictures later today!!
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Aug 17, 2012, 09:19 AM
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working on the rudder and elevator hinges, next up is landing gear bulkheads, about half way thru the Telink manual.
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Is the wing hard to get straight? I have been leaning towards the RCF models because of the foolproof wing glueing design. The telinks could get the wings messed up and not fly well if you don get it perfect.
Aug 17, 2012, 09:35 AM
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Is the wing hard to get straight? I have been leaning towards the RCF models because of the foolproof wing glueing design. The telinks could get the wings messed up and not fly well if you don get it perfect.
I found it very easy on mine. I describe it fully on my thread on highalpha, but what I did basically was align the wing by measuring aileron tips to horizontal stabilizer tips like you would for any model, then i pinned the wing in place and glued just the top of the wing.Then I glued the front seam of the fuz.

At this point, the underside of the wing is not glued in to the fuz. You can slide the bottom of the wing left/right as needed to get the thing perpendicular to the fuselage, and parallel to the tail.

it's pretty easy, and not something to worry about at all. i certaintly would not let it put you off getting a telink kit.

(i have now built two telinks and two rc-factorys)
Aug 17, 2012, 11:06 AM
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Is the wing hard to get straight? I have been leaning towards the RCF models because of the foolproof wing glueing design. The telinks could get the wings messed up and not fly well if you don get it perfect.
Thanks for the tips Slippy.

I have not yet glued the wing to the fuse, but gluing the wing halves together was very easy and simple to hold true to each other. The back half of the wings will lay flat on your workbench, and you can use that as reference plane when "sliding" them together, keeping an eye on the leading and trailing edges.

I have also built other similarly constructed Telinks, getting the wing to the fuse does require a little fit up and planning, but not a big deal.

I will go into a little detail on this at that point in the build for you.
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Last edited by cdee; Aug 17, 2012 at 12:59 PM.
Aug 17, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Congrats on the build thread cdee, going keep an eye on this one.

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Aug 17, 2012, 01:00 PM
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Congrats on the build thread cdee, going keep an eye on this one.

Kam
Yea... this is going well... if any one has any special requests for pics or insight or anything else just let me know.
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