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Half-Scale RC Tiger Moth

Half-Scale RC Tiger Moth

So you think you have trouble transporting your aircraft to the field? Take a look at this 1/2-scale RC Tiger Moth! The 127.8-pound model is done up in French WW I Armée de L’air colors, it has impressive performance in the air. Thanks to RC Media World who filmed this at the Ragow Air Meet in Germany last month. […]
Easy Bench Cleanup

Easy Bench Cleanup

Keep a piece of screen door magnetic strip material handy in your workshop. After you are done building for the day, run it over the surface of the bench and it will gather up all your unused pins and other metal items like set screws and clevises. This keeps your bench clean and helps prevent […]
Replacement Glue Caps

Replacement Glue Caps

If you don’t keep your CA glue bottles capped while not in use, they will eventually dry up. And the caps are so easy to misplace. A great replacement are the small gauge wire “nuts” used to join electrical household wiring for light fixtures and switches. They are available at most home improvement stores and […]
Scale Cockpit Coaming — Recycling old Leather Hand Bags

Scale Cockpit Coaming — Recycling old Leather Hand Bags

I am always looking for things I can use in my scale modeling projects. So when I was finishing up my latest project I needed something to duplicate the leather coaming that protects the pilot from the cockpit opening edges. I found that an easy way to make good looking coaming right at a local […]
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DIY Magnetic Screwdriver

DIY Magnetic Screwdriver

If you have difficulty getting screws installed deep in your model’s fuselage, here’s a simply way to retain the screws on the end of your screwdriver. Simply place a small rare-earth magnet on the screwdriver’s shaft and the screws will stay pit on the end. These magnets are available at most home improvement stores and […]
Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

From the archives we found what we think has to be one of the most impressive scale jets we’ve ever seen, the Grumman A-6E Intruder. Flown at the Top Gun Scale Invitational, the team of builder Mike Selby and pilot Raymond Johns, took second place in the class with Mike’s amazing, totally scratch-built A-6E Intruder. […]
E-flite UMX MiG-15 EDF

E-flite UMX MiG-15 EDF

Back by popular demand, the E-flite UMX MiG-15 EDF BNF Basic jet features  a vivid new color scheme and even higher performance. A scale replica of the surprise Russian weapon introduced during the Korean War the E-flite MiG 15 this upgraded EDF jet shines with  intricate surface detail, functional split-rudder, nose wheel steering and removable landing […]
MaxAmps 12V & 24V Power Supplies

MaxAmps 12V & 24V Power Supplies

Smaller, quieter and more powerful than ever, these new power supplies are just what your charger ordered! From MaxAmps: MaxAmps is always hard at work developing new technologies and the next in line for release are the MaxAmps 12v and 24v Power supplies. Our new power supplies provide a higher wattage than our original units, […]
Matching Servo Connectors

Matching Servo Connectors

when setting up your airplane at the flying field, you often have to connect the aileron servo leads to the receiver leads while attaching your wing. Plugging the servos into the wrong leads can cause problems and even a crash. A great way to prevent this is to use matching color cable ties to properly […]
Quickie Mixing Pad

Quickie Mixing Pad

If you fins yourself without a small mixing cup for your two-part epoxy, put those pieces of unwanted Junk Mail to good use. Most advertisements are printed on glossy paper and this is perfect for mixing epoxy on. Cut them into convenient sizes and store them on the workbench. Mix your epoxy, apply it to […]
E-Flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet

E-Flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet

The best choice for your first EDF jet model, the new E-flite Viper 70mm EDF is a high-performance EDF jet that delivers all the essentials including incredible speed, vertical performance and aerobatic capability while also being easy to take off and land. The Viper has fighter-jet looks and performance with low-wing sport airplane stability so […]
Clamping for Hardwoods

Clamping for Hardwoods

When it comes to balsa parts, you can simply use T-Pins to hold them in place while the glue dries, but this is more difficult for lite ply and plywood parts. Here’s a great way to clamp them in place. Cut a couple of lengths of silicone fuel tubing and stick your pins though them, […]
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