Great Planes C.G. Machine Accessory

Price: $39.99
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Manufacturer Description

a must for safe, satisfying flights.

an improperly balanced model, at Best, will not be able to fulfill its true performance potential. At worst, it could crash, be completely destroyed, and cost time and money to replace or repair. 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.

The C.G. Machine makes balancing easy and exact. Its slanted wire balancing posts accept any plane up to 40 lb (18.1 kg) and built-in rulers position it exactly at the recommended center of gravity. There's no measuring, marking or finger balancing. Just slide the C.G. Machine's rulers until your model's recommended "C.G." appears in the window. Now you're ready to check its balance.

works with all types of fixed-wing aircraft up to 40 pounds-kits, arfs, high-wings, low-wing, with or without struts, regardless of size or wingspan.Whether your plane is a trainer, scale model, Aerobat or racer, if it weighs 40 lb (18.1 kg) or less you can help it perform to its peak with this ultra-precise, easy-to-use balancer.

  • easily balance your plane and set the correct Center of gravity
  • Ideal for balancing small electrics and Foamiest
  • Adjustable, injection-molded base accommodates all fuselage widths
  • Includes thorough, illustrated instructions
  • even first-time pilots get perfect results

includes:

  • (2) base support (Nylon141)
  • (2) socket caps (Nylon138)
  • (2) rule holder (Nylon139)
  • (2) rule end cap (Nylon140)
  • (1) level vial (level)
  • (1) clear plastic strip 1/2" X 3" (Level)
  • (2) leading edge pointers (.074" X 2 1/2" Wire) (Wbnt262)
  • (2) threaded ball stud 2-56 (Scrw072)
  • (1) double sided tape 1"x1" (Ftap001)
  • (2) round self-stick foam pad 1" (foam002)
  • (2) sheet metal screw #4 x 3/8" (Scrw043)
  • (1) rule set (Nylon142)
  • (2) upright metal rod 1/4" X 16" (Rod003)
  • (2) base metal rod 3/16" x12" (wires07)
  • (1) C.G. Machine sticker (Stker46)
  • detailed assembly instructions (Includes general balancing tips and troubleshooting)

tools and supplies needed for optimal assembly:

  • medium or thick CA glue
  • hobby knife
  • phillips screwdriver
  • small metal file
  • threadlocking compound
  • 600 and 220 grit sandpaper
  • small 90 degree triangle
  • tissue or paper towel
  • rubbing alcohol or glass cleaner

Product Features

FEATURES: Accurately balances your plane and set the center of gravity for maximum flight performance Works for planes that weigh between 2 - 40lbs INCLUDES: Two Base black plastic (NYLON141) Two Socket caps black plastic (NYLON138) Two Rule holder black plastic (NYLON139) and more REQUIRES: Medium or thick CA glue, hobby knife, Phillips screwdriver, small metal file, thread locking compound, 600 & 220 grit sandpaper

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