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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:08 PM
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Joe: just looked at the vid and wow! that baby really cooks! How's the slower speed handling? Haven't done an edf yet, but I did get a fan/motor combo from HK recently, and your excellent work gets the juices going! Great job!
OSJ comin' right up...

Joe, that's a sweet little plane you have created.
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 11:34 PM
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Just started to design a drone using foam board materials.

http://subsonichobby.blogspot.com/20...cdrone-v1.html
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 07:35 AM
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I noticed you have a 31" wing span. Dollar Tree Foam Board (what this thread is about) is only 30". Then I saw where you said you used Depron for the wing......... Is the entire plane Depron?
Any idea how much it will weigh compared to Dollar Tree Foam Board?

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Old Dec 31, 2012, 11:57 AM
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I must have missed something - "box fuse"? I don't see anything boxy about that work of art. Looked at the build thread and I think I get it, lol. Nice work.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 12:54 PM
figuring it out...sort of!
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I noticed you have a 31" wing span. Dollar Tree Foam Board (what this thread is about) is only 30". Then I saw where you said you used Depron for the wing......... Is the entire plane Depron?
Any idea how much it will weigh compared to Dollar Tree Foam Board?

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I've gone corner to corner to make a 32" wing Infineon Bipe. It uses a little more foam but hey, for a buck its well worth it.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 11:50 AM
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I've gone corner to corner to make a 32" wing Infineon Bipe. It uses a little more foam but hey, for a buck its well worth it.
Excellent! Thanks........... just thought of another question. Going corner to corner will put the waves in the foam board on an angle. Did you alternate angles on the top and bottom wing?

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Old Jan 04, 2013, 08:36 PM
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Excellent! Thanks........... just thought of another question. Going corner to corner will put the waves in the foam board on an angle. Did you alternate angles on the top and bottom wing?

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I didnt have any problems with waves on my foam board. I airbrushed the bottom and the topsides are Taped. I have a 1/4" wood dowel on the bottom wing and plastic strapping glued to the LE of the wings in place of carbon fiber and it works just fine.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 01:16 AM
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here is some of my dollar store foam planes, all did maiden (except polaris; just finish tonight) successfully and still flying no problem.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 02:00 PM
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That twinax v2 60" looks insane! Is that kfm2 or 3? What did you use for a spar?

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Old Jan 09, 2013, 08:02 PM
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Hey Super, what do you use to color you planes? They look great!
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 11:43 PM
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That twinax v2 60" looks insane! Is that kfm2 or 3? What did you use for a spar?

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Hi! I use wooden dowel, That is KFM2, flies great, much stable than smaller version, post some more pictures so you can get the idea.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 11:56 PM
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Hey Super, what do you use to color you planes? They look great!
Hi! Thanks, I use permanent markers(sharpies) and some very cheap $store colored duck tape, I find this tape in local dollar store in Canada I think it was Dollarama, this is much lighter then ordinary duck tape but very sticky, works like a charm on dollar foamboard, it says on the label made in Taiwan. I post picture for you.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 12:10 AM
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Thanks!
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:08 AM
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Hi! Thanks, I use permanent markers(sharpies) and some very cheap $store colored duck tape, I find this tape in local dollar store in Canada I think it was Dollarama, this is much lighter then ordinary duck tape but very sticky, works like a charm on dollar foamboard, it says on the label maiden Taiwan. I post picture for you.
You know ur a scratch build rc guy when you look at a roll of duct tape and its says made in taiwan and you tell someone it says maiden taiwan.....haha!!! Awesome...
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 03:29 PM
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You know ur a scratch build rc guy when you look at a roll of duct tape and its says made in taiwan and you tell someone it says maide taiwan.....haha!!! Awesome...
Wow, I just notice misspelling , couldn't stop laughing, AsSoulsDream you're hilarious you made my day lol.
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