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  1. KarlBormanAZ

    Help! Elevator/H. Stab repair with CF strips - anyone tried this or similar repair?

    One side of the horizontal stabilizer on my newly built Cruiser (Tigger Twin) folded and the elevator ripped in the middle. No crash prior (or after). Landed with half an elevator and a flapping H. Stab! :) I think there may have been a weak line in the foaboard, or the sheer speed of...
  2. dryhiker

    Use Caution Mounting Servos!

    Hopefully this helps someone. I had an aileron servo on a Tiny Trainer lock up when glued down. I took it apart to see if I had melted the gears and I had not. The potentiometer (position sensor) under the output shaft had been overheated and locked in place. This was a 4.7 gram servo and...
  3. D

    Noob here, wondering about hot glue and Hot Houston Summers. Is this a problem?

    I live in the west Houston area(Katy) and I am looking forward to my first project. But before I even get started, should I be concerned about summertime in the southeast Texas area which can routinely reach 105+?
  4. dwardio

    Foamboard, Minwax, and hot glue...

    Well, I got in a hurry and screwed up. Whilst building my FT-22, I decided to go ahead and Minwax the exterior surfaces. Unfortunately, I was waiting on some powertrain parts at the time and hadn't actually glued the firewall to the top deck. You know what happened next... Yes, I applied...
  5. R

    Scratch-build Glue Suggestions?

    Hey guys, I'm going to be getting into my first scratch build in a week or so, do you guys have any recommendations about glues for Adams ("dollar tree") foam board? I was thinking about using hot glue, but I have two concerns with it. If the hot glue has too low a melting point, it may pull...
  6. G

    FT Racer Build 11-16-13

    Started my second build of the flite test swappables and wanted to shares some photos of the build. I'll post some shots of how I painted it very shortly.
  7. J

    Sweet deal on the Surebonder CL-800F cordless hot glue gun!

    Sweet deal: Surebonder CL-800F cordless glue gun! I found the Surebonder CL-800F cordless hot glue gun at my local Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store. With the 50% off coupon in the following link, it should cost around $10.00 before tax. Can't beat that deal. Coupon good through 15 Nov...
  8. eagle4

    hot glue brittle in the cold

    Hey gang, yesterday I was out flying, and I noticed anything hot glued was coming lose. now this is fine if you notice it on the ground, like one of my planes, but the other one i found out when the motor mount came off mid flight, or after a flight that was a bit iffy, you notice that your...