Remove the frame braces and use CA to
harden the plywood where the frame braces mount to the pay-load plate. Then
reinstall the frame braces.
before you paint the frame.
I have revised the
rear main gear and have the details ready. However, I need you to email me here
at: firstname.lastname@example.org so
I can send the .46 SB main frame update to you. It is a simple revision to the
main frame and even if you have already built the .46 Gondola and have been
flying it. You too can update your gondola to the new design.
Sand and paint
the Gondola and fuel tank compartment lid.
Servo prep work
Place double sided tape on each
servo as shown.
Install the throttle
Once the paint has cured you are ready to
assemble the model for the final time starting with the throttle
Note: You will use double sided tape and
the piano wire brackets made earlier to mount the servos. You will use 1/16''
wheel collars to secure the piano wire mounting brackets. I solder all the
collars except the ones on the battery bracket.
Install the engine
Install the steering
Install the fuel
Install the switch and
Install the antenna
Mount the receiver inside the fuel
Push the receiver antenna through the antenna tube.
Be sure to pull all the
antenna wire through the tube. DO NOT leave any antenna wire inside
fuel tank compartment
and NEVER cut the antenna wire. Let the extra hang from the antenna