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Thinking about getting this ready to fly

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale RC General Discussions' started by dhal22, Sep 4, 2021.

  1. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Thinking about making this air worthy.

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  3. That will be a fun hot rod!
  4. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    I have always thought the pattern engine (OS 61 RF) on this plane wasn't the correct choice. Maybe a short stroke or the OS VF. Anyway the engine is frozen and pump may or may not be any good.

  5. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    But I have some options!

    OPS Speed 60
    YS 60
    Jett 90

    Now to compare mounting patterns, weight, headers, etc.

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  6. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    The rudder control arm failed (probably soon after it was built) so i decided to finally expose the problem. Thin razor saw and away i went. Not bad actually, it should patch just fine.


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  7. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Not good, brass to steel solder joint. I cleaned it up a bit while I think about how to repair.


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  8. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Not much room to stick a torch inside and solder........
  9. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Close up photo.


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