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Old 08-21-2014, 07:33 PM
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Great approach Jeff!
I think you will find out that it will land without any damage sustained to any of the fins, assuming of course the chute is deployed!
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Thanks. But IMO if the kit had been like that from the factory, I think it would have put the skill level so high that it wouldn't sell well. Even with my skills the technique is sorta kinda difficult and potentially messy, but the results are MORE than worth it, and this is how I'll do the fins on all future V2's.



I don't see why that is. What you have done is not unlike leaving the rear centering ring off until last to allow filleting the inside joints of TTW fins. Just the extra preliminary step of getting the motor tube glued and centered in the tail cone. But then again, I have not done it yet.


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Found it!
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Excellent technique. I'm heading to Hobby Lobby tomorrow to pick up a pair of battlefield tracheotomy scissors.
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I have a Silver Comet, and a two scratch build part-piles, that use that tail cone. I will certainy use this technique!
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Great!--but you don't have to use tracheotomy scissors.
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