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SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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chris williams
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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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No, I left it in place, as this is an area at high risk if a wingtip catches in an obstacle or should you suffer the indignity of flipping upside down when landing too fast... (Gap here for BC to comment...........................................................)

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As it was probably me that did it, I shall keep quiet......

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chris williams wrote:
22 Nov 2017, 19:09
No, I left it in place, as this is an area at high risk if a wingtip catches in an obstacle or should you suffer the indignity of flipping upside down when landing too fast... (Gap here for BC to comment...........................................................)
Oh c'mon, no-one does that! Ever. :D
To err is human, to leave home without the wing joiners is sheer stupidity.

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Time to sort out the servo mount etc...
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With the underside of the gull join closed up, it's now time to move on to the ailerons...
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The false aileron LE is cut slightly oversize and then hinged up to the wing...
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Hi Chris
Why wrapped in masking tape?

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That's to prevent the dowel from splitting when it's drilled out for the hinge, Martyn...

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The aileron false LE is marked out again, trimmed and sanded flush to the wing...
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chris williams wrote:
25 Nov 2017, 21:29
That's to prevent the dowel from splitting when it's drilled out for the hinge, Martyn...
Now, THAT is a useful tip..

Thanks

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