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Forum: Aerodynamics
02-26-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By solentlife

RCG is not perfect either..... Here it is...

RCG is not perfect either.....

Here it is better to load single pics at a time. Or do as I usually do - use Photobucket file sharing site. This then gives you storage if photos as an archive,...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-26-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,762
Posted By solentlife

With glow powered and large models - I also drill...

With glow powered and large models - I also drill / pin my hinges to secure. But with electric general I don't pin and never had a problem except with CA type.

My big gasoline Cessna has the pivot...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-26-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,762
Posted By solentlife

CA hinges are development of the mylar style. A...

CA hinges are development of the mylar style. A tissue like surface is applied to the plastic to absorb CA when glueing in. Personally I have had CA hinges pull out of my Ultimate bipe.
I don't like...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,762
Posted By solentlife

All very simple really ... see below attached. ...

All very simple really ... see below attached.

Here's Mylar sheet ...
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Forum: Aerodynamics
02-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,762
Posted By solentlife

My preferred hinges are with Mylar strips. ...

My preferred hinges are with Mylar strips.

You buy sheets about 4" x 3" and cut strips ~3/4" long by 1/3" wide. These then glue into slots made by model knife. The advantage is no gap left by pins...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,762
Posted By solentlife

KISS ..... I would set my hinges slightly...

KISS .....

I would set my hinges slightly down from top of aileron / wing TE with a 'notched' lower section. This way - you get a nice clean top surface with ample scope to allow movement up and...
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