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HOBBY HACKS – February 2023

TAPERED SCREWS No matter how precisely you think you’ve drilled your holes in your model airplane, when it’s time to screw in bolts and other threaded fasteners that center up with the internal threads it is best to use a Dremel tool or bench grinder to taper the front end of the screw. This allows the fastener to self-center so that the threads don’t bind. I use this on cowl and other screws that are...


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HOBBY HACKS – February 2023

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ON THE COVER: If you want to fly heavy-metal warbirds like Pert Asiatico’s Top RC P-51D, this month’s “Mission Warbird” is a must-read. (Photo by David Hart/

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