Finally finished the PT Electric. For the nose gear, I opted out of the golden rod and used piano wire bent in a Z shape. This process was very hard to reach with sausage fingers. Even with a heavier battery the plane remained tail heavy by half an inch. I added a prop spinner and another quarter oz. behind the firewall. All balanced now. Glued in three sticks in an H configuration for rubber banding the esc and added a Velcro strap for the battery. All seems secure. Now waiting for time off to coincide with a good flying day. I have a FT Scout and this plane that need a maiden.