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Old Aug 09, 2007, 05:06 PM
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printed out the full sheet and saw how wide the lines are,, do we need to cut in the middle or inside or outside the the lines
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Old Aug 09, 2007, 05:32 PM
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printed out the full sheet and saw how wide the lines are,, do we need to cut in the middle or inside or outside the the lines
Theoretically you should cut in the middle, but it all depends on how you transfer the plans to the depron. I recommend that you measure the slots. When cut right, they should be exactly 6 mm (0.236 inches) wide, in order to fit the matching notches.
Old Aug 09, 2007, 06:23 PM
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it maybe because the PDF is 51.86 X 41.44 and my plotter will only do 32 inches wide....
Old Aug 09, 2007, 06:33 PM
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I re-opened the pdf in Illistrator and set the line weight to .5, cropped the canvas to 36"x42" and re-saved it as pdf. Now the lines are razor thin.
Old Aug 09, 2007, 07:19 PM
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would you post the updated PDF??.. thanks.. is the wingspan the same?
Old Aug 09, 2007, 07:37 PM
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Looks great Martin. Are you using the thrust vector elevons? Can't tell in the picture.
Yes..linkages at the bottom.
Old Aug 09, 2007, 11:00 PM
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"Yes..linkages at the bottom."
ah ha the camo works

Randy, I'll post it tomorrow from work.

Got the slots cut.....should have cut the fuselage slots at an angle.
Old Aug 09, 2007, 11:14 PM
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Got the slots cut.....should have cut the fuselage slots at an angle.
I'm cutting today. I think I'll try to cut the slots in the wing at an angle. Nice build by the way!
Old Aug 09, 2007, 11:15 PM
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Hey Bill,
That is NICE did u cut that by hand? and is that the full size version
Old Aug 09, 2007, 11:32 PM
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Actually this may be interesting. By bowing the deck it turns the slots in at an angle. This also give the profile a little more realistic look. I might try heat treating the deck to make a permanent bow.

G-unit, yes cut by hand and straight edge and it's full size. I'm gonna use rudders also.
Old Aug 10, 2007, 12:18 AM
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Actually this may be interesting. By bowing the deck it turns the slots in at an angle.
Bill, do you think that cutting the slots straight might be a good thing, or should I try to cut them at an angle?
Old Aug 10, 2007, 03:19 AM
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I'd like to thank you fellas for the replies regarding prop size and resulting handling characteristics. Torque was one effect I had not thought about but probably is a greater factor with these narrower wing spans.

Cheers,
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Old Aug 10, 2007, 08:10 AM
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Tomhe,
I won't know till tonight when I get a chance to heat warp the deck. It might also add a slight undercamber to the center area of the wing.
Old Aug 10, 2007, 03:18 PM
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Oops, I all most forgot to post the line fix pdf...
Old Aug 10, 2007, 04:38 PM
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I've completed cutting the parts and test fitted them. I see now that I placed the bottom 6 mm below the side profile. It should have been in line with the side profile.
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