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Old Aug 05, 2012, 07:09 AM
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i gived up with the pusher so i did a 3mm porter ill put photos later
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Old Aug 05, 2012, 09:12 AM
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Nice.

Get the nose to taper down a bit.
Make narrower ailerons.
Get rid of the couter balance tabs too. They add extra leading edges which creates more drag.
Thank you!

I will take in to consideration what you have suggested!

Free

P.S. Working on a new wing, will post pics soon!
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Old Aug 10, 2012, 01:39 AM
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Gulliows Micro Stuka JU-87

Here's my addition to this thread.

A Gulliows Micro free flight conversion using a AR6400.

Plane is covered in doped tissue, awaiting a maiden.
She weighs in at 52 grams, so a little heavy.

Has R/E/T/A - 4 channel control. Power from a PZ UM Sukoi motor, the ailerons are done with two separate UM servos from the Corsair.

If she flys well, Ill commission her with some decals as per my first post in the build log: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1680022

Nath.
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Old Aug 12, 2012, 05:16 AM
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well?! how does she fly? converting a 905 mustang right now.
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 03:42 PM
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I gotta make something with my AR6400.. sick of my UM Corsair crash machine. Maybe a micro foamy to start.
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 03:53 PM
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I gotta make something with my AR6400.. sick of my UM Corsair crash machine. Maybe a micro foamy to start.
Good call.
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Old Aug 20, 2012, 03:57 PM
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I made a 14" snowball with similar parts. I put a bowed carbon fibre rod in front to protect the prop, and it is invinceable!
You can see it at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...930241&page=89 post 1332.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 02:54 PM
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I've been messing around with micros for a while using the guts from 4 sites, mustangs and an old su-26. I recently bought an airbrush and came up with a couple I thought worth posting. The edge is one I designed myself, it has an 18" span and weighs 1.17 oz without the battery. It does about anything you want other than hover. The other is a rubber powered $5 plane from Estes I converted to electric. It flys great, 15 minute flights on a 150 mah battery. I know mine doesn't compare to most I've seen on this thread but you have to start somewhere.

Jeff
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 06:25 PM
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the estes convversion is on the left, yes? thats pretty cool. and 15 minutes on a 150mah lipo rocks!
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 06:56 PM
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the estes convversion is on the left, yes? thats pretty cool. and 15 minutes on a 150mah lipo rocks!
Yes thats correct, I made bigger wings and tail section for it out of 2mm depron, the ones in the kit are fairly small. I was going to use a 250mah but the 150 squeezes into the fuse. nicely and flys well at just a 1/3 throttle.

Jeff
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 07:07 PM
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Nice edge!

Free

P.S. Will post pics of my Yak-55 V3 soon!
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 08:48 PM
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Nice edge!

Free

P.S. Will post pics of my Yak-55 V3 soon!
Thanks Free, looking forward seeing your Yak.

Jeff
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 08:55 PM
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Nice paintwork, arauser.

How do you mask it, especially where you're painting two colours side by side like on the Edge? Whenever I've tried to do things like that, the masking tape pulls bits of the paint off. I've never tried an airbrush though, only rattle cans.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 09:54 PM
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Thanks Andy,
I work for a printing company and I use water based inks which is what I use in my air brush. It has a pretty good adhesion to the foam but I still have spots that sometime pick off. I have to dab alittle back on with a Q- tip. I use a low tack mylar for most of stenciling. A friend told me he has good luck sticking the masking tape to his jeans a couple of times before applying it so it will lose some of its tack.

Jeff
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 11:18 AM
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Teaser pics of current project!

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