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10-16-2008, 01:51 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Thanks fella's, I am having a ball with this...

Thanks fella's, I am having a ball with this contest.....brings out a lot of folks talents for sure!

GA, whatcha workin on? or rather which one??


---Ray
10-15-2008, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

Success!

And now we come to the final stage of our project......PAINT AND MAIDEN!!! yay, rah!
The plane came out very nicely and is quite fun to fly.....amazing how a lowly sheet of white foam can be cut and...
10-12-2008, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Making the boom formers

OK, now we get more into the cosmetics of the plane :) I suppose these upper and lower formers DO strengthen the booms but that was not my initial intention.....only to increase profile appeal and...
10-12-2008, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

pics

More photos and trial fitting of forward cockpit to wing...enjoy!

---Ray
10-12-2008, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Moving rearward now

Assembling the tail surfaces and lining up and attaching the booms, I have allowed some latitude in my weight watching (the PLANE thank you! hehe) and upgraded my orig 8g booms to 13g numbers. Reason...
10-12-2008, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Also working with the cockpit (technically it...

Also working with the cockpit (technically it would be called the fuselage I suppose) and motor installations. I am adapting a different style of wing to fuse interface.....using a horizontal brace...
10-12-2008, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

More work done over the past few days......seems...

More work done over the past few days......seems like the CG may be a concern using the original dimensions....we'll see how it works out in the end. Enjoy, we're gettin close now :)

--Ray
10-09-2008, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Oh, I thought about it......same line of thinking...

Oh, I thought about it......same line of thinking as I was imagining the shrinktube type link :D BUT I went ahead and left the rudders completely locked.....they aren't even cut. IF it seems I need...
10-09-2008, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

HEY Steve.......Now ya got me thinking.....can...

HEY Steve.......Now ya got me thinking.....can you 3D a rudder-less plane?? EVEN if I did make the rudders live, they are DINKY even compared to the Spit's vert stab.....maybe with 90+ degree throw??...
10-09-2008, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

:<: thanks again, Jim......I'll head over there...

:<: thanks again, Jim......I'll head over there directly :D

all the best,
--Ray
10-09-2008, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Wrench66

Hi Ace, Well...now that you mention it......OF...

Hi Ace,
Well...now that you mention it......OF COURSE!! :D:D lol
Gonna be a real speedy one, using a 1500KV red motor on 3s and target weight of no more than 14oz. using a flat plate wing (been...
10-08-2008, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Wrench66

Wrench66's 2nd entry contest #2 "38 Special"

OK, #2 build is of course another beautiful warbird.....but with a special twist :tc:..............this model never existed. Huh? you say, that's right....a concept plane that seems reasonable enough...
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