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Old May 30, 2006, 02:18 PM
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This is for a 30 inch span model with a AUW of around 9 Oz's.
You can increase this size if you want real easy by just taking all my measurements and x 1.5. This will give you a 45 span model. Mike Connally did this and it worked fine. Just replace the 2mm foam with 3mm and the 3mm with 6mm.

Motor can be any 1 once type CD ROM style spinning a 7/8/9 inch prop for the 30" span

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First things first.....Parts

You will need,

1. Ghostline poster board..... Ghostline You can buy this at any Walmart or Pharmacy that carries school supplies. If you don't get this stuff , its going to be allot harder to design, as you well need a square.

2. 2MM Depron Foam. A few small sheets should be fine

3. 3MM Depron Foamwww.depronusa.com/ www.deprontexas.com/ . one small sheet should work

4. 2 pieces of 1/8 carbon tubing

125" .070" 1/8" 3.00 mm 7.6 gr carbon-tubes

5. 1 piece of .070 or .060 carbon rod. The .070 doesn't always fit into the tube so you well have to get the both to make sure.

.060" 1/16" 1.5 mm 3.0 gr carbon-rods
.070" 5/64" 1.8 mm 3.5 gr

Also need one piece of flat carbon for the tail reinforcement.
.020" x .120" -- mm. 2.2 gr

6. 1 piece of 1/64 x 6 x 12 three ply plywood superiorbalsa.com

7. pick up some Scotch 2 inch wide 3M blue painters tape # 2080 and some regular clear 3/4 inch tape.

9. Foam safe CA and Kicker. I like thick and medium. Don't even try it with out kicker. I don't recommend Gorilla glue since it shows up real bad with the lights and you can't really paint this one.
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