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09-30-2008, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

OK, finally was able to put this...

OK, finally was able to put this together......please enjoy, it was a lot of fun making the video :)


---Ray
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ9VHdEwuHg
(http://vimeo.com/1848031)
09-29-2008, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Yeah, those profile planes don't take...

Yeah, those profile planes don't take much......besides I hadda finish it fairly quick as the "honey-Do's " are waiting! lol lol on to #2 now.

UPDATE-----the past two days have seen me and...
09-27-2008, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

Hi Chellie, Looks like we'll be at my place...

Hi Chellie,
Looks like we'll be at my place today, flying at the elementary school across the street from my house.
PM me and I'll get you my ph# if you'd like to join us :)

C-ya,
--Ray
09-27-2008, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Success :)

Hi all, the maiden went very well! The plane flys xlnt and has good power.....had blast off like power with an 8x3.8 prop, unlimited vertical even half way through the battery! BUT runtime was a bit...
09-27-2008, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Maiden went great! Check the pic. LOL LOL ...

Maiden went great! Check the pic.

LOL LOL

:D:D:D:D:D:silly::silly::D:<::D:<::<::<::<::D:p>:p>:p>;-)
09-27-2008, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Finished! :)

OK, hey now we're talkin! She's drying in the sun (HOT today) and will likely be ready to maiden later this eve. Will attempt some video over the weekend to post, more pics I reckon too.
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09-26-2008, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

More progress to post today.....nearly complete!...

More progress to post today.....nearly complete! yay
All airframe assemblies are now one, the control servos are mounted and linkage made up and the motor assy is bolted on. Checking CG it looks as...
09-26-2008, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Thanks Jim, I appreciate the heads-up :) ...

Thanks Jim, I appreciate the heads-up :)

---Ray
09-26-2008, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Thanks SG, I have one other in the regular...

Thanks SG, I have one other in the regular rotation that was made using a similar set of ideas....my SNJ / AT-6 flattie. It flies nearly every weekend and is very enjoyable.....the new Spit will be...
09-26-2008, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Wing assembly....aileron attachment and trial...

Wing assembly....aileron attachment and trial fitting of fuse parts in the backround there.

---Ray
09-26-2008, 05:00 AM
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Views: 5,495
Posted By Wrench66

OH ok, yeah I see what those markings...

OH ok, yeah I see what those markings are......it's just part of the locking assembly between the vertical part of the fuse, the horizontal and the wing itself. I got the idea in part from another...
09-26-2008, 02:47 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

hehe, yeah I guess it would seem that way huh?! I...

hehe, yeah I guess it would seem that way huh?! I do like how easy they are to build (since I am on a limited amount these days) compared to full fuse models. Real easy to repair too when a "gravity...
09-26-2008, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Not sure I follow there, Chellie......you meaning...

Not sure I follow there, Chellie......you meaning the fact that the blue core has two different sides? The plastic side and the uncovered side?? I DID catch that AFTER cutting it out :)...
09-25-2008, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

More bits

Gathering the puzzle pieces:
1) Emaxx 2822 1200Kv aka: The red motor, Hobby City $6 wonder :) capable of near 175w output....OK! Attached is an APC 8x4 prop and Global Hobbies gold spinner/adapter...
09-25-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,495
Posted By Wrench66

Hehehe....thanks :) I'm not sure if I can be...

Hehehe....thanks :)
I'm not sure if I can be trusted to man the airbrush with a pink charge in it......don't think I could do it! :{:Q:Q;)

More pics now of the cutting and trial fitting of the...
09-25-2008, 07:55 AM
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Views: 5,495
Posted By Wrench66

OK, as I contemplated which way to go with this...

OK, as I contemplated which way to go with this little English doll, I came to a decision that I wanted a profile type warbird since the build would be fast and the fun factor would be quite high:ws:...
09-24-2008, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

Wrench66's entry in Scratchbuild contest #2 "Spitfire MK24 - Rat Patrol"

OK, starting with one of my favorite planes and going with good 'ol blue foam. I've always like the North African theater colors so she'll be dressed as a Rommel chaser :) The pics show an earlier...
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