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Old Dec 23, 2012, 12:19 PM
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I got some epoxy, thanks!

Another thing I notice is that the 2 rear fins are to big for the recesses in the fuse, did you guys have to sand them down to fit or just fill with epoxy. Seems that they would be sturdier in the recess, but would also ruin the paint on fins if trimed.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 01:03 PM
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I only had to scrap/sand down ends and in the recess for the fin I did not have to make it fit as the fit just right on mine.
You cound try tapering the ends of the supports for the fins so they fit in.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 03:48 PM
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I shaped mine and flattened them a bit with a sanding disk until they fit flush and at the right angle. I don't know if the 450 are plastic or fiberglass. The 500 fins are fiber.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 03:55 PM
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Yeah thats what I figured, seems all the holes, mounting points etc are in need of attention, they layed the paint on pretty heavy on this one. Thats ok, its all part of modeling.... really, the part I seem to enjoy the most.

When I get closer to the end result, I'll start a new thread on the build. Thank you all for the help.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 04:11 PM
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Yea I found a metric drill bit that seemed the right size and re-drilled all the mounting holes.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 03:31 AM
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The smallest flybarless Ecureuil of the world

I have build a new model - a AS 350 Ecureuil for all Minis. Installed is a Blade mSRX, you can fit also mSR, all Solo Pro in this size and many clones of them.
It is a german kit.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 06:25 AM
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That looks pretty good
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 12:35 AM
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We are having our fun freeze fly Jan 1st. anyone in the area is welcome. coptercptn you are not in the area, 600 miles is not close lol!

It's at our small 3D park in KC http://www.eaglesassociates.org/Flying_Field.html
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 11:05 AM
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We are having our fun freeze fly Jan 1st. anyone in the area is welcome. coptercptn you are not in the area, 600 miles is not close lol!

It's at our small 3D park in KC http://www.eaglesassociates.org/Flying_Field.html
Nope.. won't be making that one...I belong to two clubs here locally and will be trying to attend "Both" of their Jan 1st functions...
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 04:03 PM
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"TIGER" in action, J.
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 02:06 AM
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Better shot of my "Tiger"
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Better shot of my "Tiger"
But with this presentation the helicopter disappears
a nice couple Congrats.
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 12:52 AM
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What colour scheme and weapons set is that Tiger based on?
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:08 AM
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What colour scheme and weapons set is that Tiger based on?
My own "JF 07" design, I don't copy, J.
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:11 PM
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The tiger is a nice looking bird, wish I could fine one in 450 size
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