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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:27 AM
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Sorry I failed to upload a pic sooner.Heres a shot I took on the run this morning showing the 4mm blade set.I also have the 2mm set.I will make a video soon with this thing in action .
They work very well but cross cutting at angles is still kind of difficult but can be done.
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Old Apr 03, 2013, 11:59 PM
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thanks. ive seen videos of guys cutting coroplast. & when they make a single cut along the ribs, theres a slit of plastic that gets sliced out. so apparently they use 2 blades at once, and cut out a 3-4mm slice along the ribs.
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Old Apr 04, 2013, 05:51 PM
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Yep, when you see the sliver of plastic come out, they're cutting a hinge with one of these: http://www.spadtothebone.org/misc/hingetool.htm
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Old Sep 02, 2013, 12:27 PM
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I have an old Corostar 40 with the tray/cartridge broken. It has been collecting dust for years. Maybe I should rebuild it this winter.
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Old Oct 15, 2013, 08:34 AM
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I actually have all of the dimesions for each piece of the power cartridge for the aircore planes. They were all the same between the airframes.This allows you to only need one radio and engine and have multiple airframes.
I'm sorry this post came so late I lost my job and its been really really difficult to get back on my feet.
I still haven't finished the corostar I need to find an engine for it and finish the wing with the retract boxes.
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Old Oct 15, 2013, 08:35 AM
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Pm me Mach if you still need the dimensions or I can make you a pattern and mail it to you.
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Old Nov 14, 2013, 09:33 AM
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Thought I would update a little, I was out of work for months and couldn't really afford to keep the projects moving.Until recently so here's where I am.My daughters trainer has been on hold for lack of parts I got a used hitec focus 4 fm transmitter minus a reciecer and as of last week courtesy of softlanding I have 2 os.40fsr engines.I wanted to get 2 of the same engine just in case her maiden doesn't go so well.Softlanding also tossed in a reciever that that's due in the mail any day now.Thanks Softlanding (Really Nice Guy! ).
My daughter has no idea that I've been back on the project secretly getting the plane ready for a Christmas surprise.I wanted to add some photos of the secret progress thus far.
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Old Nov 14, 2013, 09:36 AM
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this is the removeable power cartridge that aircore uses everything attatches to it so it makes for a nice advantage when working on the plane.
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Old Nov 14, 2013, 09:38 AM
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Old Nov 14, 2013, 09:50 AM
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Pre flight checklist is finally within sight not much left to do now.I need to make use of a prop balancer.I gave to bolt the engine down but I have to wait for Christmas eve for that so the little one doesn't spot the engine lol.
I need to get the reciever installed and range tested and fire the engine up.
I btoke open The corostar kit finally!!! Im going to try and complete the airframe before Christmas so It will be ready to go flying.As some of you guys may remember I was working with the wing design to set it up for retracts I found a way to set them up using the mechanial units I have.Pics will be coming in the next few days!!!
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