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Old Nov 23, 2012, 07:20 PM
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whalleyb0y's Monster Funjet Ultra assembly

Well this is it... I got all my parts together and I assembled my Funjet. We will see now if this recommended setp wlll in fact crush the opposition!

I started the assembly by sanding all the mold bumps and filling the dimples.

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I coated all the parts with Minwax to ensure a good surface for paint. After a fine sanding this also helped smooth out the panels. I picked up a light kit just for that extra touch that will set mine apart from the others. I used 5 min epoxy on the spar and with the wings but I used silicone adhesive for the turtle decks and the motor hub. I might have to get back in here at some point someday.

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This is the desired paint scheme which will tie in well with my decal set.

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I didn't like the "50's space ship" retro look of the original canopy so I sanded in new canopy lines and used rattle can chrome on it.

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My opponents got some free stickers so they plastered "Rockstar energy drinks" all over their funjets. Out of spite, I am using a "Monster energy drinks" scheme with the choice of paint colours and decal set I picked up. Notice the spoon hood scoop over the esc and onto the back of the motor. This should provide optimal cooling.

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For my setup I am using a BL15 3600kv inrunner with the E-flite Stryker 6x4 prop (older version) powered with a CC Ice lite 100A. I have balanced the plane for use with either 3s or 4s 3500mAh 30C lipo packs. I also balanced the prop to ensure smooth quiet operation. Well... as quiet as Funjet can get, lol. I will be posting the maiden soon.
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