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Old 02-20-2015, 08:34 AM
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I'm getting ready to epoxy the twin rudders onto the airframe of an Estes F-22 B/G.

The question is: I don't know which way the little bevel goes--to the front or to the rear. The instructions don't quite show.

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Old 02-20-2015, 09:02 AM
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I'm getting ready to epoxy the twin rudders onto the airframe of an Estes F-22 B/G.

The question is: I don't know which way the little bevel goes--to the front or to the rear. The instructions don't quite show.

Thanks!

Jeff

The real one doesn't have it at either end. I would imagine it goes to the front since it is recessed in a slot and would disappear. That way, the correct angle is maintained above the fuselage, yet you get a squared slot with more surface mating for glue to hold better.

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...assembling1.jpg
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Old 02-20-2015, 09:07 AM
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Thanks! That makes sense.
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