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01-11-2017, 05:31 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Well I bought the blind nuts and installed them,...

Well I bought the blind nuts and installed them, as well as the nylon spacers and installed them. (pictures to follow at a later date). Had to hit both Menard's and Home Depot to get enough nylon...
01-08-2017, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I squeezed the bolts and nothing moved at all. I...

I squeezed the bolts and nothing moved at all. I could pick the plane up with these bolts and shake the plane around and the bolts do not move. Better safe than sorry though, so I will look for the...
01-08-2017, 03:26 AM
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Posted By Spike101

You think the bolts I am using are going to flex?...

You think the bolts I am using are going to flex? I will look for standoff material to re-enforce the bolts.

Thanks
01-08-2017, 03:23 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I have available holes much like these that I...

I have available holes much like these that I will open up as well.
Thanks
01-08-2017, 03:22 AM
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Posted By Spike101

So you think the blind nuts would hold better...

So you think the blind nuts would hold better than the double nylon locking nuts? Do you think I need the standoffs as well?

I bought 2 - 5000mah 30c 4S batteries to link in series and I also...
01-07-2017, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Spike101

Your saying I should center the motor on the...

Your saying I should center the motor on the cross hairs on the motor mount, not center it on the center of the box like I did? Why is that important?

There is an area on the bottom of the...
01-07-2017, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Spike101

Well here is what I came up with so far for...

Well here is what I came up with so far for mounting the engine. It is strong and very adjustable. Stove bolts 5" with locking nuts and washers. I may add some additional wood supports, sort of...
12-29-2016, 10:49 PM
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Posted By Spike101

I found some build instructions online for my...

I found some build instructions online for my model/size of plane. Makes it a lot easier to figure this all out.

Thank you all for you help, your support means a lot.
12-22-2016, 03:30 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I received my servos today and I now know I will...

I received my servos today and I now know I will need some extension cables to be able to reach the RX box.
12-22-2016, 03:19 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Hi ron_van_sommeren, If you would have read...

Hi ron_van_sommeren,

If you would have read one or two post more of my posts on this thread you would have read, that I explained that I am not using this as a starter plane.

I do appreciate...
12-20-2016, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Spike101

Thanks for the info and the picture as well....

Thanks for the info and the picture as well. Looking at your plane, I think I will do the same for mounting mine. Great idea and execution, Thank you very much. I like your thinking outside the box....
12-20-2016, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Do you have a picture of them in use?

Do you have a picture of them in use?
12-20-2016, 02:02 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I could use the adjustable engine box off your...

I could use the adjustable engine box off your wreck..lol just kidding, sorry for your lose.
12-20-2016, 02:00 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I have several other planes, but have not flown...

I have several other planes, but have not flown any of them yet. I have a 55" Beaver I will be using for a trainer and yes with a senior pilot as a training expert. I don't plan on flying the Corvus...
12-20-2016, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Yes also new to flying...do they need to be...

Yes also new to flying...do they need to be mutually exclusive?

I am doing all this on my own, no one I know flies rc airplanes. It looks like fun and I thought I would try it. I am probably...
12-19-2016, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Thanks for the link. Mine did not come with...

Thanks for the link.

Mine did not come with the motor box. I was expecting it to be with it, because I have seen them included in other links that I viewed while trying to figure this all out....
12-19-2016, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Yes, you are correct about the pull pull system....

Yes, you are correct about the pull pull system. I received the cables and servo arms, ball couplers, misc bolts as well as the glue in arms for the rudders and ailerons.
I think you are correct...
12-19-2016, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Spike101

Only wood I received was 3 interlocking pieces...

Only wood I received was 3 interlocking pieces that are for something to do with a gas model. I measured from the face of the motor mounting surface to the outside of the nose cowl and got roughly 6...
12-19-2016, 12:37 AM
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Posted By Spike101

I like the Sbach as well.

I like the Sbach as well.
12-18-2016, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Spike101

more pic's of interior and exterior underside of plane

Here are some more pic's of what I have to work with.
12-18-2016, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Spike101

This plane did not come with the electric engine...

This plane did not come with the electric engine adjustable mount, so I guess I will need to find some balsa and make something up to work in it's place.

I will take some more internal pictures of...
12-18-2016, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Spike101

Using all the links off the internet gives ideas...

Using all the links off the internet gives ideas as to where most things go and are very helpful.
12-18-2016, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Spike101

I ran across this link as well. I have noticed...

I ran across this link as well. I have noticed that when they show a finished plane they don't show where the servos are mounted. I think I have a pretty good idea how some of the servos get mounted,...
12-17-2016, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Spike101

Thanks BD, those are helpful, but I was hoping...

Thanks BD, those are helpful, but I was hoping for exact placement of servos and air horns and stabs. These will get me closer to understanding what I need to do.
Thanks again
Ken
12-17-2016, 05:00 PM
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Views: 9,668
Posted By Spike101

Need build sheet instructions

Hi,

I purchased a Skyline Corvus 1880mm 3d Breitling ARF from General Hobby.

No build instructions of any kind were with the plane. I am new to building and thought this would be a nice winter...
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