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Old 07-23-2014, 08:19 PM   #841
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Quote: Originally Posted by yankphan
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Ok great... Have a link by chance ?

I have a wheel pants question. Ok I'm building the 47% and I think the 40% is the same. Did you have to cut your wheel pants out ? Mine are all one piece, usually the is a "U" channel in it to slip over the axle....do I need to cut my own channel ?
Here's the link for the Teflon extensions http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r_Muffler.html
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Old 07-24-2014, 05:30 AM   #842
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Suggestion for wing transport: Like everyone else, I felt there was advantage to leaving wing struts on but these wings are Big! Here's what I came up with for my trailer. As you can see from the photos I made a custom bracket/cradle for the ends of the wings. The entire leading edge rides on the shelf which is carpeted. The proximal end of the wing is held in place by a little L-shaped bracket screwed to the floor that the end of the strut bolts on to through the bolt holes already there for attachment to the airplane. [not shown] This keeps the proximal wing in place and at the other end the wing tips are prevented from wandering over to the trailer sides by a soft rag stuffed between as the photo shows. This really gets them out of the way and as you can see I carry 2 other 100 cc planes, a 50 cc plane plus the Decathlon airframe in this 7 foot wide trailer. With this set up I didn't see the need for wing bags which can be expensive. I threw in a pic of how I transport all the other wings and wing tubes, which again, eliminates the need for wing bags and takes up a minimal amount of space. The wings are help upright by slipping the wings down on old salvaged wing tubes that fit or wooden dowels that I found that fit when I didn't have an old wing tube. The wings don't wander because the base of the holder is made specifically for each wing root and has a hole that the wing root pins fit in.
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