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Old Dec 26, 2013, 07:05 PM
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I'd also like to ask if Coverite Microlite would work as well as the recommended Ultracote Lite?
Update: I've ordered the Microlite and will see how it goes...

Happy New Year Everyone!
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Old Jan 13, 2014, 03:04 AM
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Wrapped vs. Pultruded Fuselage

Goodwinds sent me my wrapped tubes and as jkarpy noted earlier; each one makes 2 fuselages for either the MSSX or MSSXBP. The weight difference is huge in my opinion due to the nature of this ship so I'm glad I didn't rush this build and now have a fuse for my MSSXBP too

OEM Pultruded tube: 6.3g
Goodwinds Excel Breeze Wrapped tube: 2.8g


Another advantage the wrapped tube has over the pultruded variety is its flexibility and strength which will maintain structural integrity throughout rough landings and minor crashes. I have a few extra tubes for those who are interested and will put them up for sale on the RCG Ultra Micro and Electric Aircraft FS sections.

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Old Jan 13, 2014, 12:17 PM
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Goodwinds sent me my wrapped tubes and as jkarpy noted earlier; each one makes 2 fuselages for either the MSSX or MSSXBP. The weight difference is huge in my opinion due to the nature of this ship so I'm glad I didn't rush this build and now have a fuse for my MSSXBP too

OEM Pultruded tube: 6.3g
Goodwinds Excel Breeze Wrapped tube: 2.8g


Another advantage the wrapped tube has over the pultruded variety is its flexibility and strength which will maintain structural integrity throughout rough landings and minor crashes. I have a few extra tubes for those who are interested and will put them up for sale on the RCG Ultra Micro and Electric Aircraft FS sections.

Happy Soaring,
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I can offer a discounted kit for those who want it without a fuselage. I will look into getting the Breeze tubes as an upgrade option.
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Old Jan 13, 2014, 10:29 PM
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I can offer a discounted kit for those who want it without a fuselage. I will look into getting the Breeze tubes as an upgrade option.
I think that would be a great idea for those who are sticklers for weight like myself
A power set with ESC, motor, prop and possibly battery would be awesome too.
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Old Jan 17, 2014, 06:42 PM
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A piece of fishing rod would work well all so. Jay
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