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Old Jan 28, 2012, 07:16 PM
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By the way, if you're still in need of 4in foam. rcfoam.com has 4in thick EPP. Might be too flexy though. http://www.rcfoam.com/product_info.p...5230074edbd78c They also have 4in thick BlueCor. http://www.rcfoam.com/product_info.p...5230074edbd78c
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 07:19 PM
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all4, that is actually a good idea, a bit more expensive and maybe even unnecessary, but a good idea. What they have is far too small, but I'll look into larger epp sheets.

So far I have seen 4" eps, but not locally. It would make the build quicker by a few hours.
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Actually, those pieces aren't too small. It would add a little bit of shock around the edges which is definitely worth looking into. Thanks!
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Old May 13, 2012, 11:07 PM
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i'd say,you are awesome!!!!
thanks for sharing!
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Old May 13, 2012, 11:26 PM
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Thanks. I am really disappointed about the fact that I couldn't start again this past semester. School was WAY more important.
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 11:29 PM
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Have you given up this project or can we look forward to some updates? I just found this thread and the body of work already in it was informative and interesting, so thank you either way.
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 06:39 AM
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Nope, yet again, I need to be doing good in my classes before I can think of this. I need a large enough space of time. I need transportation of materials.

Once all of those things falls into place, then I can restart.
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 04:47 PM
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another one bites the dust.
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 08:02 PM
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Unfortunately. I'll be back though. It would most likely be after I finish school though.

Why are you happy to see me fail though?
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 10:08 PM
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Unfortunately. I'll be back though. It would most likely be after I finish school though.

Why are you happy to see me fail though?
I don't think he is happy to see you fail. He's just recognising the familiar scenario of a dream that has given way to the realities of the business of life. I know a number of people that have started to make a hovercraft (albeit with a lawn mower engine), but it is just one of those things that never seems to get finished.

If you are too busy now, don't imagine it will ever get easier. I remember how busy I was at school. Then afterwards, I said "Gee, I wish I realised how much spare time I had at school." Then I had my first kid. I said, "Gee, I had so much spare time before I had a kid". Then I had my second kid. I said, "Gee, I had so much spare time when I only had one kid". Then the third kid came along. I said, "Gee, I had so much spare time when I only had 2 kids, why didn't I make better use of that time".

Anyway, we'd all like to see it fly. I hope it does happen.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 09:20 PM
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Hi just been looking at your project, i used to make and sell electric rc hovercraft in aust. and would be happy to help out with any info you need. -alway wanted to have a go at what your doing but never got around to it.
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I hope you make it work!
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