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Old Jan 09, 2011, 05:17 PM
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C-130 Firefighter mechanism

Hello friends,

I've been receiving lots of questions about details of the water dispenser mechanism, thanks for asking about it!!
Please check the video:

How to make the C-130 Water bomber door RC video (3 min 5 sec)
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 05:37 PM
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Nice video and cool plane. where did you get it?
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 05:49 PM
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Thank you bakon,

You can find this plane on:

http://www.gravityhobby.com/Cargo-Transport.html

Very good price and you can do a lot with it. Now I'm starting the project of the #3 that will be a AC-130 Spectre.

Hope you can joy the 130 squadron too!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1176433

Any doubt please let me know!

Nelson

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Old Jan 09, 2011, 06:19 PM
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Hi Nelson,

This corn starch you're dumping, is it like flower or is it water with flower or... . Your doors don't seem to close enought to keep in fluids. So what is it like.

Robert
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 07:24 PM
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Hello,

It's Adriana here. Nelson asked me to explain what corn starch is. Corn starch is a flour made out of corn (sorry for the obvious statement ) which is a very fine white powder. In many countries we know it as Maizena (its brand name) I don't know in Europe.

What we did for the firefighter trick was just to fill the tank with this powder. No water or liquids whatsoever. It's a bit "dusty" and I hope the police never stop us to ask what we are doing with Maizena in the car (they'll never believe it anyways)

I guess we could have used baking soda in the same way.

I hope this clarifies.

Adriana
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 08:28 PM
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Thank you bakon,

You can find this plane on:

http://www.gravityhobby.com/Cargo-Transport.html

Very good price and you can do a lot with it. Now I'm starting the project of the #3 that will be a AC-130 Spectre.

Hope you can joy the 130 squadron too!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1176433

Any doubt please let me know!

Nelson
AC-130 above! LOL thatll be cool and I am defiantly adding this plane to my to get list. Right now i am building a predator uav
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 09:36 PM
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Thank you bakon,

You can find this plane on:

http://www.gravityhobby.com/Cargo-Transport.html

Very good price and you can do a lot with it. Now I'm starting the project of the #3 that will be a AC-130 Spectre.

Hope you can joy the 130 squadron too!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1176433

Any doubt please let me know!

Nelson
I looked up the plane. Its very affordable! But what does it come with in the kit? Thanks
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 09:53 PM
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The kit comes arf, esc, 4 brushed motors (I only use it stock).
landing gear, paint and other modifications is done by myself.
The bad news is, it went out of stock
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Old Jan 10, 2011, 12:04 PM
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Hi Adriana,

Thank you! Now I know what you are using. We have Maizena as well here in Europe. It really looks good in the air.

Robert
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Old Jan 10, 2011, 01:06 PM
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Thanks Adriana! Nice simple mechanism. I like it!

Dave
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