Big Bingo (oz12116)

 

Big Bingo (oz12116) by Doc Mathews from Ace RC 1991 - plan thumbnail

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Big Bingo from Ace RC. Radio control sport model. Wingspan 85 in, wing area 1425 sq in.

Quote: "Big Bingo. Designed by DB 'Doc' Mathews. Assembly Manual

I. INTRODUCTION: The Ace Big Bingo is desiigned and engineered to provide you with a nice looking. easy flying model airplane that goes together in a minimum amount of time with a minimum amount of frustration. Please read and follow these instructions to ensure that these two goals are accomplished.

We recommend the use of modem cyanoacrylate (CyA) glues for the most part. There are many brands available (Jet, Pic, Pacer, Hot Stuff, etc.) and they all have three basic viscosities available: thin (for close fitting balsa joints), thick (for plywood. hardwood. and not-so-perfect balsa joints), and very thick (for joints where a fillet or "bead" is required). For the most part, we recommend the thick variety used in conjunction with an accelerator or "setter" which cures the glue upon command. Epoxy is recommended for the firewall components. Of course, any modeler has his favorite techniques of gluing.

Furnished in the kit is a length of 4 in wide. Thin, woven material that we call polymat cloth. You will use it several places as reinforcement. Adhere it with spray 77 cement followed by thin CyA, Epoxy, or thinned white glue.

There are a few things to keep in mind when building this kit with its lite ply construction. Its a wonderful material that has a tremendous strength-to-weight ratio and is easy to work with. It should punch out of the die cut sheets easily; if not, sand the back of the sheet a bit ... some cutting with an X-Acto knife may be needed. (Don't break it out because this will cause splitting.) Some warping of the material is normal and the key lock construction technique eliminates this being a problem. Also, one side of the lite ply is generally better than the other, which may have some dark streaks, knots, and fill. Simply keep the good side to the outside of the structure, especially on the fuselage sides..."

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Manual, 14 pages.

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Big Bingo (oz12116) by Doc Mathews from Ace RC 1991 - model pic

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  • (oz12116)
    Big Bingo
    by Doc Mathews
    from Ace RC
    1991 
    85in span
    IC R/C LowWing
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 30/03/2020
    Filesize: 1644KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: EugeneChernosky

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User comments

Instructions Manual is incomplete. Only 7 pages instead 14. Can you fix it? Thank You
Gaetan Page - 24/04/2020
At the moment, this file is all we have.
SteveWMD - 25/04/2020
I've got the complete manual. I'll try to get it scanned in next couple days.
Michael Glass - 24/10/2020
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