Next slide the 7/32" mashed
brass for the 1/16" frame brace on the wire then place the 9/32'' mashed
brass for the fly-bar mount on the
wire then make the last bend to match the plan.
Now that you know how to put the frame together
you can start to solder the joints.
Start with the fly-bar mount and solder
it up making sure the joint is flat and the solder takes
well to the piano wire.
Soldering tip: Use flux and heat the wire just enough for
the solder to take to it.
DO NOT solder the 7/32" mashed brass for
the 1/16" frame brace.
This will be the last part you
Next Solder the firewall mount piano wire. Note
how the piano wire is set before soldering.
It must be square as it controls the thrust line
of the engine.
Next put together the rear of the frame by
sliding the prepped brass over the joints and then solder the 3) 5/16'' pieces
of prepped brass to secure the frame.
Camera Pod Option
If you do not want to add a wireless
camera pod you may skip this step.
If you are going to be using a wireless camera
system you can add the camera pod option to your frame at this stage of the
Add the rear axle and gear braces and check the
frame as before to be sure it is square.
Then you can solder up the landing gear and the
landing gear braces.
Then wrap the axle to the main frame with
stranded wire and solder the joint to secure it.
Clean all the soldered areas and sand the frame
so your ready for the next step.
If you have questions
just ask I am always glad to help when I can.
It will also help me (if you have a
problem) to let me know which step your on.
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