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Old 01-19-2015, 12:50 PM
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My new Infineon Bipe
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Old 01-27-2015, 03:52 PM
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Here is the latest build of the Extra 300
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Old 01-27-2015, 11:26 PM
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Crash

MANNN! you sure are a prolific foam builder.
And great builds too!

Maybe one day I'll get the courage to try a foam build.
Been looking at the Ft-Viggen kit. I guess I should start with a
kit rather than a scratch build?

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Old 01-27-2015, 11:46 PM
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Crash

MANNN! you sure are a prolific foam builder.
And great builds too!

Maybe one day I'll get the courage to try a foam build.
Been looking at the Ft-Viggen kit. I guess I should start with a
kit rather than a scratch build?

Regards
Jimmy
Why pay another to cut foam for you ?

New sharp blade ... and away you go. Once you get that first done - you'll wonder why you ever hesitated !

Cheers
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by riverrat View Post
Crash

MANNN! you sure are a prolific foam builder.
And great builds too!

Maybe one day I'll get the courage to try a foam build.
Been looking at the Ft-Viggen kit. I guess I should start with a
kit rather than a scratch build?

Regards
Jimmy
Heya Jimmy, get a simple plan for foam and build it.
The first one may or may not be to your liking but you will get better the more you build. If you need a link for plans let me know.
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by solentlife View Post
Why pay another to cut foam for you ?

New sharp blade ... and away you go. Once you get that first done - you'll wonder why you ever hesitated !

Cheers
Nigel
Ditto
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Old 01-28-2015, 03:16 PM
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Crash & Mr. Luther

Thanks for the advice.
And due to your expertise,
I will take it under advisement.

Thanks
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Old 01-28-2015, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by riverrat View Post
Crash & Mr. Luther

Thanks for the advice.
And due to your expertise,
I will take it under advisement.

Thanks
Blimey MR LUTHER .... bit formal ?

Where'd you find that snippet from ?

Nigel

No problem ... just not what I'm called usually !!!!
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Old 01-28-2015, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by solentlife View Post
Blimey MR LUTHER .... bit formal ?

Where'd you find that snippet from ?

Nigel

No problem ... just not what I'm called usually !!!!
Mr Nigel

I knew that would get a rise out of a BRIT!
Yeah, that SNIPPET was from one your post a few days ago.
By the way we love the Brits!! (even thou)

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Old 01-29-2015, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
My new Infineon Bipe
Nice plane
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Old 01-29-2015, 07:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
My new Infineon Bipe
Is that Depron? Or...?
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:39 PM
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Nice plane
Well thank you Ronald and it fly's very nice indeed.
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by mclarkson View Post
Is that Depron? Or...?
Not Depron, $Tree Foam(Adams) and sometimes called Rediboard.
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Old 01-31-2015, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
Not Depron, $Tree Foam(Adams) and sometimes called Rediboard.
Crash


Crash

Do you leave the paper on your $tree foam
when doing your builds?

Regards
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Old 01-31-2015, 11:20 PM
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Originally Posted by riverrat View Post
Crash

Do leave the paper on your $tree foam
when doing your builds?

Regards
Jimmy
Only when i do a FliteTest build, they leave the paper on for their designs.
Like the one im working on now(Spitfire) and the paper is left on.
I will post a picture when it is finished.
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Old 01-31-2015, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
Not Depron, $Tree Foam(Adams) and sometimes called Rediboard.
Crash
Thanks, Crash. I've been thinking about building one of those planes but wasn't sure if paperless Rediboard would cut it as a building material.

May I ask which version of the plans you're using? What you wingspan is? And what kind of reinforcement (spars, etc.) you're using?
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Old 02-01-2015, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by mclarkson View Post
Thanks, Crash. I've been thinking about building one of those planes but wasn't sure if paperless Rediboard would cut it as a building material.

May I ask which version of the plans you're using? What you wingspan is? And what kind of reinforcement (spars, etc.) you're using?
It is the Flite Test version, and here is a link to the build,plans,Video.
http://forum.flitetest.com/showthrea...spitfire+build
Hope this helps
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Old 02-01-2015, 11:16 PM
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Default $tree paper

Crash

You must have a quick method of removing
the paper, due to your many builds. Would
you care to share your method?

Regards
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Old 02-02-2015, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by riverrat View Post
Crash

You must have a quick method of removing
the paper, due to your many builds. Would
you care to share your method?

Regards
Jimmy
Real easy, just stick your fingernail under the edge of the paper and start pulling it off. Of course it is easier if you have smaller pieces so you might want to cut out your patterns first them pull the paper off.
Have fun
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Old 02-02-2015, 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
It is the Flite Test version, and here is a link to the build,plans,Video.
http://forum.flitetest.com/showthrea...spitfire+build
Hope this helps
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Oops, we got off track somewhere. I was talking about your 'new Infineon Bipe,' not your Spitfire. What foam you used for it, what wingspan, which plans, etc.
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Old 02-03-2015, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by mclarkson View Post
Oops, we got off track somewhere. I was talking about your 'new Infineon Bipe,' not your Spitfire. What foam you used for it, what wingspan, which plans, etc.
Ok Mark, the Infineon is paper off and very light.
Dollar Tree Foam
Plans are by Mr.Flash on rcgroups.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606425

Enjoy!
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Old 02-03-2015, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
Real easy, just stick your fingernail under the edge of the paper and start pulling it off. Of course it is easier if you have smaller pieces so you might want to cut out your patterns first them pull the paper off.
Have fun
Crash
I also found that removing the paper after I cut the parts out is easier. I also found that the black papered dollar tree foam allows the paper to be removed easier than the white kind. I use spray adhesive to attach the plan templates to the foam, cut out the parts and then peel away the paper and templates.
Happy building

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Old 02-05-2015, 04:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Michael763 View Post
I use spray adhesive to attach the plan templates to the foam, cut out the parts and then peel away the paper and templates.
Happy building
That's how I do all of mine. The 1/4" blue fanfold foam I use has a thin onionskin on one side, but I do the same thing there, gluing the plans to the onionskin and then peeling both off at build time.
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Old 02-09-2015, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by mclarkson View Post
That's how I do all of mine. The 1/4" blue fanfold foam I use has a thin onionskin on one side, but I do the same thing there, gluing the plans to the onionskin and then peeling both off at build time.
I use Scotch Glue Stick for attaching plans to foam, it peels back off easier.
Also no overspray to contend with in the house.
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Old 02-10-2015, 08:17 PM
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Just some pictures of my Depron scratch builds -

(Been a while since I was on here )
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