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Old 11-24-2011, 01:09 PM
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Without servos and electronics? Absolutely! Wires are a poly hog.
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Old 11-24-2011, 01:19 PM
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Your doing wires and servos right?
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Old 11-24-2011, 01:28 PM
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I think it's a must on a foamie. Going back to the McFoamy, I was floored at the detail Flex put into the model. This one will be the same.
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Old 11-24-2011, 02:20 PM
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Up next: The wheel pants. On this day of Thanksgiving, I'm thankful it's just a profile!!
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Coming along nicely. It feels weird being a requester.
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Old 11-24-2011, 02:29 PM
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Yeah, I had to wonder about that. Abaser also gave me an idea that almost tipped me. At least you guys know how to request!!!
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Old 11-24-2011, 02:33 PM
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:22 AM
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Jeff, can you create a gearless, hand launched version, please?
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:32 AM
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Yeah. I'll need your email address when it's time. I won't post it that way. Remind me later. That's a couple/few weeks away.
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:50 AM
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Is it possible to include it in a zip file which is included in a PM?

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Old 11-25-2011, 12:52 AM
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Attachments aren't possible in PMs. I'll just post it here in this thread.
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:16 PM
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I'm beveling the aileron and wing, and because the aileron goes all the way to the wing tip, it's a bit more difficult. Usually, my pivot is placed on 1 edge that runs the length of the aileron, crossing no vertices. That's by design, because it makes pivot placement much easier. On this plane, the wing tip gets significantly smaller. The top of the wing tapers down toward the tip. Therefore, the top edge of the aileron where the pivot will be is not a straight line from end to end. I think the gap I have at the wing tip is probably to be expected. A hinge can't pivot on a curved line. Am I thinking right here? Look at the first 2 pictures to see what I mean. I think the gap at the wing tip is unavoidable, right? Incidentally, the wing/aileron bevel will allow for almost a 45 pivot without smashing into each other. With the huge aileron, that's probably more than enough.
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:49 PM
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I'm confused. The hinge line seems very straight in your second pic. Are you saying the wing tip taper is forcing the gap at the tip?
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Jeff, you are going to need to redo the bevel. That wing will not work with a top hing bevel, it will have to be center hinged. You can only use a top hinge bevel if the top of the wing is a stright line all the way to the end of the tip. Example, the Rookie, or 6mm flat foam foamies like I make. If the tapered wing had a flat end at the wing tip it would work, but not with the rounded tip.
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Old 11-25-2011, 02:05 PM
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The end of the wing is flat.
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