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Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:22 PM
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Digging through my covering supplies, I found enough Super Coverite to cover the Mono.

The cowl still needs to be fitted, so I didn't cover it.
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:29 PM
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Looks really nice Tom. Man, those barn door ailerons give meaning to the term, don't they?

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Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Thanks, Earl.

The ailerons are probably larger than scale. They were built, as they are, as a matter of convenience. The rear wing spars are provideing the trailing edge, at that area. If I wanted to make them smaller, more engineering would have been necessary.

My friend, Terry, calls them 3D ailerons. He's not far from wrong.

I'll use reduced throws, and everything should turn out OK.
Old Mar 10, 2013, 03:06 PM
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I think they're cool.

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Old Mar 10, 2013, 03:12 PM
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Remember to put in differential, more up than down 1/3 down 2/3 up
Old Mar 10, 2013, 05:47 PM
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I have probably 18 dummy cylinders, here, but they are too large for this model.

My plan, almost from the beginning, was to use the two that I have for this model, in conjunction with the 4 stroke's cylinder, to come up with the three cylinder configuration that Earl posted.

I appreciate the offers to help, but I'm satisfied with what I have. Keep your stuff for a project more worthy than this one.

I wish I could design anything in 3D so you could 3D-print it
Old Mar 10, 2013, 06:59 PM
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That's looking good, Tom....It's going to be fun to fly..A little floater.
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 07:08 PM
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Thanks, guys.

Differential ? I hadn't considered that.

Good idea.
Old Mar 10, 2013, 07:19 PM
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you have a 84 ch radio use more than 3 this time
Old Mar 10, 2013, 08:51 PM
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I had no idea you were that close to covering! That is a sweet looking plane there. If you had said nothing, I wouldn't have known about the ailerons being the "wrong" size. Looks right to me

You may have mentioned, but what colors are you thinking about?

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Old Mar 10, 2013, 09:09 PM
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I bet he is cleaning paint off his fingers now the race is over
Old Mar 10, 2013, 10:59 PM
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Tom, it looks good. I wish I could cover in one day. John
Old Mar 11, 2013, 12:21 AM
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Very nice! I really like the shape now that I can easily see with...very cool plane.
Old Mar 11, 2013, 06:55 AM
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Thanks guys.

It took around 8 hours to cover the Monoprep. The Super Coverite is very easy to work with.

I still have some "fiddling" to do with the covering.

The Mono wil have orange wings and stab, with a black fuselage,

The plan, right now, is to use Rustoleum aerosol cans. I sprayed a 1/4 scale Piper L-4 with it last year, and it came out great.
Old Mar 11, 2013, 06:58 AM
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I bet he is cleaning paint off his fingers now the race is over
Nope. No paint, just yet. The History Channel had some good programs on, Sunday evening. I was watching them.

I may buy the paint today, though.


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