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  • Schweizer 1-26E ~ 1/2.5-scale Kit by Peter Goldsmith (Build thread by ErichS)

    Rainy day 1-26 glider project has started and there has been a lot of them here in the northeast this spring. So far the build has gone to plan. Changed a couple small things for my needs. The Rudder assembly will be removable just like I did on my 2-33. Also changed out the robart hings for the heavy Dubro ones. Just like having the surfaces removable just in case one gets damaged. Hope to have it done by this years Fall cumberland funfly.


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    Lots of parts.....and wood
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    To make the fin assembly removable for storage I added two Alum. tubes to F1 and F2. Will add carbon dowels rods to the fuse section.

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  • #2
    Plenty of pictures, thanks for sharing your build! Subscribed...

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    • ARUP
      ARUP commented
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      +1 The removable tail feathers is a good idea!

  • #3
    I'm In!

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    • #4
      Me too...tell me how to build mine !!!!

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      • #5
        Eric, Your calendar is either 6 months behind or 6 months to early??? Or you got and started your kit back in December.
        Lol

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