Great Planes C.G. Machine

An absolute MUST for safe, satisfying flights. Why take chances?...

An improperly balanced model-at best-won't be able to fulfill its true performance potential. At worst, it could crash and be destroyed. Why take the risk? Great Planes' inexpensive, easy-to-use CG Machine is the only tool that finds the exact balance without guesswork...and it can be used with virtually ANY fixed-wing aircraft.
Specifications:
Includes: Two Base black plastic (NYLON141), Two Socket caps black plastic (NYLON138), Two Rule holder black plastic (NYLON139), Two Rule end cap black plastic (NYLON140), One Level vial (LEVEL01), One 1/2" x 3" clear plastic strip (LEVEL02), Two Leading edge pointers (.074" x 2 1/2" wire) (WBNT262), Two 2-56 threaded ball stud (SCRW072), One 1"x1" double sided tape (FTAP001), Two 1" self-stick round foam pad (FOAM002), Two #4 x 3/8" sheet metal screw (SCRW043), One Rule set (left and right, clear plastic NYLON142), Two 1/4" x 16" upright metal rod (ROD003), Two 3/16" x12" base metal rod (WIRES07), One C.G. Machine sticker (STKER46), One instructions (BALP01) Requirements: Medium or thick CA glue, hobby knife, phillips screwdriver, small metal file, threadlocking compound, 600 & 220 grit sandpaper, small 90 degree triangle, tissue or paper towel and rubbing alcohol or glass cleaner
  • Simplifies the essential final steps of any plane's assembly: locating its recommended center of gravity and correcting the balance.
  • CG Machine's accuracy improves a trainer's stability and predictability...sharpens a sport model's aerobatics...and boosts a racing model's speed.
  • Wide, injection-molded base improves stability and can be slid apart or together to accommodate all fuselage widths.
Great Planes C.G. Machine  - Fixed WIng Aircraft
Works with all types of fixed-wing aircraft up to 40 pounds-kits, ARFs, high-wings, low-wings, with or without struts, regardless of size or wingspan.
Great Planes C.G. Machine  - Hands-Off Operation
Hands-off operation eliminates fingertip balancing's huge potential for error. No additional tools or supplies needed! Great Planes C.G. Machine
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