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Tigermoth

The Mighty Tigermoth. This is a terrific airplane!

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The Trexler wheels were an experiment to try ROG from grass.
Litestik wheels work good too.

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Hobby Lobby Lite wheels at 1 11/16" are almost scale size.

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Plastic strips to reinforce landing gear slots.


Stock and new wire landing gear.

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The dip in the wire lets the gear be removed without unplugging the motor. With the gear removed the wing comes off much easier.

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The fearless crew.

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Hovering in a breeze.

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Imitation Jenny?

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Wires are attached to plastic on top of lower wing and thread on end of cf rod between cabane struts.

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The tail wheel is scrap foam, the strut is scrap from a pushrod. CA and baking soda to attach it to rudder.

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Front of battery compartment cut out for flow thru ventilation.

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Two variations of the replacement balsa cowl.