By Jim Dolly
A review and modifications in two parts
After building four Telemaster 40 kits over a span of twenty-six years, and using the last two specifically as aero tow tugs, we were very excited to have the opportunity to build the new Hobby Lobby Deluxe Telemaster 40 kit shortly after its release.
Hobby Lobby has the kit building instructions, complete with step-by-step color pictures, posted on their website (www.hobby-lobby.com). Just click on the “Support” tab under the Deluxe Telemaster 40 kit section and then click on the words “Deluxe Telemaster 40 Manual” to open and see the manual. The Deluxe Telemaster 40 kit is a quantum leap forward in kit design featuring full laser cut parts. Even the hinge slots are laser cut! Unlike the older kits, the Deluxe Telemaster 40 kit parts are designed to interlock in a way that makes it very easy to build a straight and true structure quickly. We were able to frame up the complete airframe