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  1. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Skywing provides these neat little EC3 connector housings to be attached to the airframe for the Rx batteries. Since I prefer XT60...

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  2. AKNick replied to the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    Just placed my first order with McMaster-Carr... Somehow it got screwed up and they shipped it 2nd day air to Alaska... it was some...

    Sep 25, 2020 at 2:44 PM
  3. AKNick liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    I had to do it but just could not say no went past the LHS and came home with this, had one quite a while ago and loved the plane. It...

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  4. AKNick liked BobUSA's post in the thread For Sale American made aluminum caps and fittings for water bottle fuel tanks.

    Yes sir, broached for a 1/8" Allen wrench just like before! Bob

    Sep 24, 2020 at 3:42 AM
  5. AKNick replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    So that was the plan all along? LOL

    Sep 24, 2020 at 3:42 AM
  6. AKNick replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    That would be better than robot wars... LOL I finally read through the entire article. It's a little winded and redundant, but lots of...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  7. AKNick liked dhal22's post in the thread About RC servo motors.

    Someone should just conjoin 2 opposing brands servos together and let them fight it out. Your Futaba against my Hitec or whichever...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  8. AKNick replied to the thread For Sale American made aluminum caps and fittings for water bottle fuel tanks.

    Good work Bob! Nice to see that you've picked up the gap in production since PSP is no longer producing these. Are the tank fittings...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  9. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Got some new goodies from Tim and NWRC. Was asking him about stand-off options for the GP76 and this airframe since SW or GP don’t...

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  10. AKNick liked WMcNabb's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    The magic formula for cleaning models! If it’s good enough for Air Force One, then perhaps it will do in a rush for Python 100....

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  11. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Here’s a little PSA about glass laminate structure and assembling your model. Most of theses routed pieces are clean cut, but some of...

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  12. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Setting up the rudder servo. With the power off, I center the rudder with tape, center the servo arm exactly 90 degrees, and make my...

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  13. AKNick attached a file to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Finally came up with a way to mount my dual R7008SB receivers. Made balsa wood standoffs Just aft of the main tray. Took some balsa...

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  14. AKNick liked Jetpainter's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I got a look inside a Sky Wing 120cc Laser Sunday. Very impressive!

    Sep 22, 2020 at 4:45 AM
  15. AKNick liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    Mikey like.:big_yes:

    Sep 22, 2020 at 4:45 AM
  16. AKNick replied to the thread 89" SkyWing Laser 260 V2 Assembly Thread.

    I let the cat out of the bag. When I purchased this model I also got it's little sister. The 60" Laser 260 V2, it's had about eight...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 6:44 PM
  17. AKNick replied to the thread About RC servo motors.

    Nice Work John! I'll have to brew a cup of coffee and read through it. You spend some time on this one!

    Sep 21, 2020 at 6:41 PM
  18. AKNick liked jbeech's post in the thread About RC servo motors.

    Without fail, every customer brings up the question of the motor within our servos sometime during the conversation. The facts are, all...

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  19. AKNick replied to the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    @Jetpainter I talked with Joe about a week ago about my GP76, He shared some of his insight and ended up sending my ignition to him. Hes...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 12:24 AM
  20. AKNick liked Wild man's post in the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    I use my 2.! Cessna E-flite as a trainer and have had people stop by where we fly and ask what is like so I take them up with my 2.1...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 12:15 AM
  21. AKNick liked dhal22's post in the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    Our annual Extreme Flight flyin was Saturday.. We had a great turnout and had several Extreme Flight pilots showing off their skills....

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  22. AKNick replied to the thread Ohio rc extra 300s 84".

    Boy that is a lot of weight. Yes I have added 1/2lb before, but 1.5 is just nutz! No fun flying a super tail heavy plane, it's like...

    Sep 20, 2020 at 7:05 PM
  23. AKNick liked CAsniffer's post in the thread Ohio rc extra 300s 84".

    I took my plane up yesterday after 16 yrs of sitting busted up "angry wife don't ask" anyways I've rebuild/repaired it and knowing my cg...

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  24. AKNick liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    Very cool!

    Sep 20, 2020 at 6:57 PM
  25. AKNick replied to the thread Discussion The I’m Going/Went Flying Thread 2020.

    Video from my mountain adventure with the glider! Enjoy! [MEDIA]

    Sep 20, 2020 at 3:19 PM