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Oct 12, 2012, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyingBeaver
Here is a photo of my front float mount. All of the other mounts have small black plastic holes, but this one seems to be covered and not black underneath.

The loose windscreen is not a big deal because I would need to remove it anyway to install my pilot. I will probably remove the window trim decals and just paint the lines.

Still need a new flap. It makes my plane look ugly.
The plastic mounts are glued in with white silicone/glue. If some oozed out when it was being put in, it could cause the adhesive to ooze out and into the screw hole. Then they painted over it. Take your exacto knife and trim the adhesive away from the hole. Then repaint the area with gloss black paint.

I had the same issue as you. It wasn't an issue. We are modelers after all.

But yes, demand a new flap or a new wing, but do it nicely!
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Oct 12, 2012, 08:36 PM
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I will do that. Time to put my skills to use. I guess I just got disappointed when I saw the wing. Thanks for the info on that float mount.
Oct 12, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyingBeaver
I will do that. Time to put my skills to use. I guess I just got disappointed when I saw the wing. Thanks for the info on that float mount.
I would be disappointed in the wing too. But I'm sure they will take care of you. They're supposably sending me a replacement motor for my issue. Just waiting.
Oct 12, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Andy__L
well mine is all together and just in need of batteries speaking of, does anyone know a good CANADIAN supplier of cheaper 3S 2200's?? I'm in Ottawa. I cringe when i look at generic batteries here at $35 EACH when HK sells for $11. but i understand there are issues shipping batteries USPS to canada from the US (UPS brokerage fees are stupid)

Any ideas?
bu y from hobbyking.... I'm in canada too and they ship ems from hongkong and it takes about 1 and a half weeks ! bought lots of batts from them !
Oct 12, 2012, 10:38 PM
The wind caused that!!
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hobbypartz.com the gens ace batteries are very good. i've used sky lipos for quite a while and never had a problem with them either.
Oct 13, 2012, 12:02 AM
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Guys, guys, guys. Your killin' me here. I was saving for a different (cheaper) plane but after seeing this thread and the Tower Hobbies deal, mine shoud be here around next Wednesday.

Now where the heck am I gonna put this one?!
Oct 13, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by nodirt
Guys, guys, guys. Your killin' me here. I was saving for a different (cheaper) plane but after seeing this thread and the Tower Hobbies deal, mine shoud be here around next Wednesday.

Now where the heck am I gonna put this one?!


What deal? I love deals!


EDIT: 3 easy pay. I love that deal, as long as you don't crash it with 2 months left to pay on it. Eeek! LOL.
Oct 13, 2012, 01:11 AM
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Originally Posted by SkylineFlyer
What deal? I love deals!


EDIT: 3 easy pay. I love that deal, as long as you don't crash it with 2 months left to pay on it. Eeek! LOL.
And it was $25 off and shipped free. Mine showed up today.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:54 AM
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What deal? I love deals!


EDIT: 3 easy pay. I love that deal, as long as you don't crash it with 2 months left to pay on it. Eeek! LOL.
Sign up for their super saver club. I got free shipping and $30 off the beaver when I bought it.
Oct 13, 2012, 09:31 AM
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I looked closer at the photos in the assembly manual and it appears the lower wing strut attach point goes (behind) the gear leg. It fits that way so that is how I did it but now the gear fairing is away from the fuselage at the rear. Do I have this correct? Anyone have a close up shot of how theirs is? Tom
Oct 13, 2012, 09:40 PM
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I looked closer at the photos in the assembly manual and it appears the lower wing strut attach point goes (behind) the gear leg. It fits that way so that is how I did it but now the gear fairing is away from the fuselage at the rear. Do I have this correct? Anyone have a close up shot of how theirs is? Tom
I've tried both ways, I believe they should be on the outside, but they do push quite a bit on the wings that way.

EDIT: did I forget to mention that I got mine yesterday?
Oct 13, 2012, 10:19 PM
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My sentiments exactly. Inside they fit best in relation to the wing mount bolt holes but outside lets the gear leg fit flush against the fuselage. Anyone else find this an issue? Tom
Oct 13, 2012, 10:29 PM
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I put them on the inside.
Oct 13, 2012, 10:32 PM
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I'm trying to visualise that issue but I just cant picture it.
Any pictures of this?
Oct 13, 2012, 10:35 PM
Rhinebeck CD-99,00,01,02
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Paul, the wing strut at the fuselage fits best when it is sandwiched between the fuselage and the gear leg. If it is mounted to the outside of the gear leg it seems to be to long and pushes up on the wing when the wing bolt is installed.


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