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Scale Pitts S1-T, S1-S, and a Challenger.

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale Scratch and Kit Build Threads' started by acerc, Apr 27, 2015.

  1. Wow. 4.5lbs just for the landing gear seems outrageous.

    I think I would start out just drilling a bunch of holes in it and the check the weight. If it’s still too heavy, break out the jigsaw and play connect the holes.:way_to_go:
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2018
  2. That is kind of my thoughts but thought someone may know better. But sometimes I guess there are no shortcuts, just good ole fashioned labor.
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  3. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    Yeah a drill press and a Uni-Bit would be a good start.
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  4. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 640cc Uber Pimp

    Depending on how much you cut or drill ont it is going to weaken it. So if have some thinner material it will lighter and just as strong as the other one all drilled out. Because once you have drilled it only the material that is left counts. And if the lighter material has the same amount you may be further ahead with the thinner material. You have to do little math to prove one over the other.

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