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The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale RC General Discussions' started by Xpress, Sep 13, 2014.

   
  1. ericrs

    ericrs 70cc twin V2

    I made them removable. I put hard points in the ends of the wings, tapped threads in the hard points and hardened them with thin foam safe ca. 4-40 or 6-32 screw (can't remember which one I used) with a bonded washer to attach it with. I thought about putting a threaded insert in, but I'm going to see how the hardened threads hold up. I have never seen any fixed, and it would make it really a pain when putting them in a bag. I always take mine off when I'm done flying.
     
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  2. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    Thanks for the prompt reply. You are correct I am on the fence to either thread the wood and harden it or put a threaded brass insert. Leaning towards a brass insert if I am going to the field every time and installing and removing the SFG's I have my concerns of the wood threads holding up. Going to have to give this some thought.

    What is everyone else doing leaving them on or taking them off every time.
     
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  3. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    Is the ViperSt done and have you flown the plane I know the last time you said you are very busy, and almost done I belive.
     
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  4. ericrs

    ericrs 70cc twin V2

    No I haven't got the Viper done yet. It is close, but ya work has been kicking my butt. I haven't worked on the plane for several weeks, and don't see it working for several weeks yet :concern: I have another non airplane related project for a good friend of mine that will be taking up all my spare time the next few weeks. I will get back to the viper after that, besides it is still cold out probably won't be able to fly very soon anyway.
     
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  5. rmyers

    rmyers 70cc twin V2

    Winter came and won't let go. 6 inches of white stuff yesterday. I'm assembling a TechOne Thunder 180 for a little indoor precision flying.

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  6. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    Tel us more about the plane it looks good it looks like actually has a fuselage. Show some more pictures if can.
     
  7. rmyers

    rmyers 70cc twin V2

    Wingspan: 900mm
    Overall Length: 976mm (38.4 in)
    Flying Weight: 249g (with 2S 350mAh battery 35g)
    Prop Size: 8040
    Motor Size: AS2204 KV1800
    Speed Control: 10A
    Servo: 8g*3pcs or 8g*4pcs
    Recommended Battery: 2S 350mAh 20C Li-Po

    The fuse is hollowed out but it is also very thin and fragile. The wing even has a slight airfoil molded in. So light it should fly very well after I get the CG figured out. It seems a little to far back for my skills. I'm not sure if the control surfaces have enough travel :ooh?:


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    Last edited: Jan 7, 2017
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  8. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    That is one good looking plane. Thanks for doing that. Looks a lot better than those slab planes. Probably flys great.
     
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  9. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    My son and I starting his pine wood derby car. He will win....... 20170108_125302.jpg
     
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  10. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    Make the best of those times it passes so quick.
     
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