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Old Sep 30, 2012, 06:30 PM
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I think the captahab built his 400 size solent with a battery tray on a curved rolling tray he can pull to the top of his fuse change the battery then roll it back down in the fuse and to the front.Bart. Post number 62 http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...1258446&page=5
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 01:29 PM
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That''s also a nice construction battery tray. Wonder if his solent flew yet.

Not many visible progress here , i had to make the stringers again cause i discovered some mistakes.
This picture shows the parts sorted in layers by material:

Blue : 1.5 mm balsa
Magenta : 2.5 mm balsa
Red : 3 mm balsa
Green : 5mm balsa
Yellow : 5x5 mm balsa beams
Orange : 3mm softPly

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Next is to sort the parts for milling.

Greets,

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Old Oct 02, 2012, 01:39 PM
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That''s also a nice construction battery tray. Wonder if his solent flew yet.

Not many visible progress here , i had to make the stringers again cause i discovered some mistakes.
This picture shows the parts sorted in layers by material:

Blue : 1.5 mm balsa
Magenta : 2.5 mm balsa
Red : 3 mm balsa
Green : 5mm balsa
Yellow : 5x5 mm balsa beams
Orange : 3mm softPly

Attachment 5201925

Attachment 5201926

Attachment 5201927

Next is to sort the parts for milling.

Greets,

Bart
I was wondering the same thing Bart ,he is a good builder and i hate seeing a nice plane turn into a hanger queen. joe
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 04:23 AM
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Made a start sorting the parts on the sheets , good i have a day of cause this is very time consuming.

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 09:48 AM
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That's looking deliciously like laser cut-able work you have going on there.

Dreams of Empire!!!

Cheers!

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Old Oct 04, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Hi Bart,

Paul gave me the link to your thread, great project, I will have a look at.

Greetings from Germany
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Old Oct 04, 2012, 06:30 PM
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@ GLM & Jürgen , thanx for the kind words.

Here is a small preview of the 1st sheet of the plan , discovered lots of new Possibilities in rhino to edit the lines , this is fun !!

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Old Oct 04, 2012, 06:44 PM
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@ GLM & Jürgen , thanx for the kind words.

Here is a small preview of the 1st sheet of the plan , discovered lots of new Possibilities in rhino to edit the lines , this is fun !!

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Bart
Looking good Bart ,something i could never do with a computer but its fun to watch you draw with it. joe
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 02:13 AM
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Wery nice CAD-work. I'm subbed for this one.

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Old Oct 05, 2012, 03:28 AM
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@ Joe everyone can learn i think just costs a lot of time. I am stil on the way of learning rhino myself , lots ans lots of reading and trying new things in rhino.

@ Raipe : nice to see jou are waching.

Here some nice photo's and illustrations of empire's , hope you'll like it:


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Old Oct 05, 2012, 06:17 AM
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Sheeting aplied to hull:

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Old Oct 06, 2012, 05:28 PM
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Hi Bart,

Lot of progress, looks very good !
Take some rest to-morrow as it will be good flying weather.
We will fly at the pond as from 12.00 up to..........1900 +/-

Hope to meet you soon,

Regards Paul
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 06:22 PM
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Hi Paul ,

Have to work tommorow and my G44 Widgeon is still in repair , so no flying for my till thats done.

Greets,

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Old Oct 10, 2012, 01:03 PM
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Not much going on , spend most of the time correcting small mistakes. Drawn the registration and sorted the parts. I got the 1st and 3rd sheet of the plan set printed and made a photo of them next to Ivan's solent plans.
Wing desing starting tonight.

Greets,

Bart

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