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Old Oct 06, 2013, 12:57 AM
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64 inch all eps c130 herc

Hi guys here is some pics of my new project a all hot wire cut eps foam c130 herc with a 64 inch wingspan for 4 brushed/brushless motors the engine naceles I purchased from park flier plastics.Tod.
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Old Oct 06, 2013, 01:41 AM
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Nice Hercules Tod! Looks like your gonna have to build some tail feathers!
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Old Oct 06, 2013, 03:40 AM
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Hi demondriver yes all the foam so far has come from a recycle bin have to get some more for rear fuselarge tail feathers will prob be from soft balsa
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Old Oct 06, 2013, 03:55 AM
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Hi demondriver yes all the foam so far has come from a recycle bin have to get some more for rear fuselarge tail feathers will prob be from soft balsa
Was this a Kit you salvaged?
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Old Oct 06, 2013, 05:18 AM
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No I used the hobby helpers c130 plan and made all the templates of it. the original plan was all balsa build and sourced the polystyrene foam from the bins of a home entertainment store.
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Old Oct 06, 2013, 01:05 PM
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Sweet looking Herc
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Old Nov 03, 2013, 07:38 PM
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a little more progress on the c130 cut tail fethers and rear tail cone and also undercaridge sponsons starting to look like a c130 now.tod
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Old Nov 03, 2013, 08:16 PM
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Nice progress . . .Nice Tail!
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Old May 07, 2014, 09:43 PM
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A little bit more work done on the c130 wheels fitted wings joined spar fitted tail finished started fitting escs and will start covering with brown paper and water based polyurethane
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Old May 07, 2014, 11:07 PM
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Sweet C130 you are building there, love your rate of building speed...
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Old May 07, 2014, 11:17 PM
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Nice little herc!
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Old Aug 27, 2014, 07:15 AM
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Painting the model finished now time to make the decals
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Old Aug 27, 2014, 10:09 AM
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Look'in Herc-tastic Mate! That's also going to be an easy paint scheme to see in flight.
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Old Aug 27, 2014, 10:31 AM
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hey how much do you think yours will be all up weight
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Old Aug 27, 2014, 03:24 PM
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hey how much do you think yours will be all up weight
Finished weight for our Herck might be a hair under 8lbs.
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