Mini Master (oz6434)

 

Mini Master (oz6434) by Ray Malmstrom from Model Aircraft 1964 - plan thumbnail

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Mini Master. Simple rubber sport model.

Quote: "Ray Malmstrom's Model'n Tip. A Sticky Problem.

SOME modern kits include plastic parts (scale accessories, cowlings, etc). Balsa cement is often suggested for cementing plastic to balsa wood. Balsa cement, however, is not always the best adhesive for this particular job, 'To be much surer of a plastic to balsa joint use Evo-Stik or Araldite. Evo-Scik needs pressure for adhesion, and Araldite joined parts need pinning as it takes quite a long time to harden, but you will produce a much more permanent joint. Full directions for use are included with these adhesives.

With Mini Master featured here, however, balsa cement will be just the job. Mini Master is a duration-type model with a difference. It features a radial engine, giving it that 'real plane' look. Into the bargain it flies like a homesick angel! All you need is on the plan. Build and balance carefully. Only a very small amount of nose or tail weight should be needed.

Just a word about the props. A 5 in commercial plastic prop will fly your Mini Master fine - but if you want to get into the big-time take a night off and carve and sandpaper a 5-1/2 in balsa prop (details on plan), and fit a simple free-wheel. Durations will really go up. On test on a damp evening my own Mini Master was clocking 45 sees. Maybe you can top the minute with this pocket-size 16-1/2 in, span full-of-go midget. Drop me a card c/o 'Model Aircraft' if you do. Have a ball and join the Mini Master Minute Men! Looking forward to hearing from you. RM. "

Quote: "The Mini-Master is another Ray Malmström design published in Model Aircraft for the 'Wings Club for Boys' a very clever plans drawing and as with all Malmström designs, easy to build and excellent performer."

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Mini Master (oz6434) by Ray Malmstrom from Model Aircraft 1964 - model pic

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  • (oz6434)
    Mini Master
    by Ray Malmstrom
    from Model Aircraft
    November 1964 
    17in span
    Rubber F/F
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 16/03/2015
    Filesize: 147KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Edubarca

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