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#1 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:17 PM

40" Dynamic Build Thread
 
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I have received the imporved versions of the D40. I thought it would be appropriate to do a 4th of July build thread (red,white,blue plane) so the building will start tomorrow. I want to share some pictures of the improvements made and let everyone know that production will be back in full force starting this coming week. It is likely that all orders will be filled in the next 8 weeks. The first 15 on the list should be around a month or so. Thanks again for your patience. Here is a picture of how the model will arrive to you. What is missing is the carbon horns that I will be machining soon. I still need to get servo cover molds made now that the provisions have been finalized.

#2 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:19 PM

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All fuses are now 2.4 friendly.

#3 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:20 PM

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Countersink for wing bolt is molded in.

#4 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:24 PM

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Provisions have been made for the Dymond D60 servo. They stick up a little but I will make covers to fit. I will be setting up one of these with the D47's to see how well it flys because they will not require a bulged cover and might be suitable for most conditions.

#5 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:27 PM

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The wing is fitting the fuse much better now with a slightly wider saddle and a flush fairing at the rear.

#6 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:29 PM

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Here is how the tail goes together with the hardware supplied.

#7 joe manor Jul 03, 2009 03:40 PM

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This model pictured is the last of three color schmes available currently. There is white/red/black, yellow/red/black, and this red/white/blue. I will be getting these planes in batches so if your dead set on an exact color scheme there is a chance you may have to wait for the next shipment. I will do my best to send everyone their chosen colors specified on the order. For those of you who would like to have the red/white/blue instead of the colors you had previoulsly picked I will be glad to change your order for you. Send a PM.

These new models have carbon sleeve in the ailerons and should be great flyers. Stay tuned for the build.

#8 Indubitably Jul 03, 2009 04:49 PM

Very Nice Joe
 
Gorgeous plane, and very functional. I am waiting to see how the elevator mechanism works.
john

#9 chris_b Jul 03, 2009 06:33 PM

Joe,

The new D-40's ones look insane!!!! I can't wait to see how good they fly, (if the blems have been good to 250 so far-what will the new straight ones be good to???!!!)

Chris

#10 Aerogance Jul 03, 2009 07:24 PM

Awesome plane, Joe!! Let us know how this latest batch flies! Looks flawless!

Aaron

#11 Pismo Jul 04, 2009 12:03 AM

Very Nice Joe. Will these be around for a while or should I get on the list now if I'm hoping for one by the end of the summer?

Jim

#12 Geo420 Jul 04, 2009 04:08 AM

looking GRRRRRRRRRRATE Joe!
George

#13 joe manor Jul 04, 2009 09:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Pismo
Very Nice Joe. Will these be around for a while or should I get on the list now if I'm hoping for one by the end of the summer?

Jim


If the schedule works out you should be able to order one and it will ship right away sometime in september/october. Until then, those on the list have priority. there might be other orders between now and then so it might be a good idea to get your name in there. Send me a PM if interested.

#14 screamin' eagle Jul 04, 2009 10:07 AM

What an impressive design...and they look amazing too!

#15 KurtMc Jul 04, 2009 06:37 PM

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Can't wait for mine :)


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