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Old 04-17-2011, 11:17 PM   #1
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Default $100 scratch build contest: Micro Radian (Finished)

I will be building a Ultra micro Radian. It will be an (almost) Identical scale flying replica.
The parts list is.
AR6300: $50
Micro servo from spektrum: $16
Blue arrow servo: $5
Eflight 2s 800mah: $15
Hobby king engine and micro ESC: around $13 ( I know that's all I paid but I cant find them on the website because they are unmarked)

Also, all of that was without shipping charges. I assume shipping was not included. :o

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Old 04-18-2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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Sounds like a cool project, Alex. Might have to steal this one if it comes out well. Watching. John.
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Hi Alex
Cool
How small do you think will she be?
Do enjoy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh2NPb_bwHE
Cant hardly wait to see more
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:57 AM   #4
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Welcome to the contest Alex. You might want to swap out that $50 Rx for a clone...you only have $1 for the airframe.

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Old 04-18-2011, 03:04 AM   #5
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Well considering I build my planes around there engines (Flyboy, the next Russian jet designer) lol The fusalage will be about 2 feet long tops.

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Old 04-18-2011, 07:13 AM   #6
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It will not be perfect but it's looking like a Radian!!!
What do you all think?


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Old 04-18-2011, 07:51 AM   #7
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Great Start Alex Subcribed

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I gave it a test fly! Does not like alot of wind. Worked great though!!!
THe motor and folding prop are ok but just enough power to fly. If I swapped the folding prop for a mini gws prop I have it will go faster. Although hard to beat the looks of the folding prop. -Alex
PS I will upload a video of the flying later!!!!
Just need to balance it and its ready to paint!!!







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The maiden flight of the Micro radian!!!
Enjoy!

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Yee ha
Shes a keeper Great job, she looks wonderful and flies very nicely
Thanks ever so much for sharing her with us
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Congrats, flyboy! Nice flying aircraft. John.
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I love the beautiful graceful curved wing. How on earth did you cut that out?

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Well here's the paintjob. Not too bad.
Still some final details to finish.


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Good Job, I get to fly it after the paint dries

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Originally Posted by CHELLIE View Post
Good Job, I get to fly it after the paint dries
Good deal! Meet ya at the flyin field here in Greenville SC.

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Id still like to see your setup that you used to cut that cool wing


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LOL,Sharp kitchen knife, sandpaper, and a heat gun. lol

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Just wanted to remind ya the contest will end soon. The build must be completed and flown by 8 May 2011. Thats not a lot of time and were all getting busy!



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8 days to get it wrapped up! Just need to install a vent for the servos and skid plates.

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Im gonna put off setting up the voting poll until this weekend. Everyone get your price lists current if you want to be in the voting. I only saw 4 entries that had their price/material/source list posted. I didnt specify it in the rules, but Id prefer your price list to be on the first post. If you dont know how to edit your posts, PM me and Ill try to walk you thru it.


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