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Old Sep 16, 2012, 04:59 PM
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Wow! Thanks for choosing me! I really appreciate it! I will send you my info.
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 07:32 PM
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thanks for the delta plans. will PM u for futher information.
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 07:42 PM
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Hey thank you very much for your kindness and generosity! I will PM you my information!
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:09 PM
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Update

OK, I sort of bit of more than I could quickly chew when I switched from giving away one built airplane to giving a bunch away.. So, I have been hand cutting, assembling, starting a new job (wah, wah...) I said they would ship Thursday and it will now be tomorrow, Saturday. I have one more fuselage to assemble, a couple of wings to reinforce, a little bit of cutting, some rough sanding and box building. (zmonster97 I didn't ship the Delta yet because i needed it for a pattern.)

Here are some pictures of where things stand:
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:27 PM
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Thank you, it's a great thing you are doing. Just don't overload yourself. For the tucano take all the time you need. After reading thru the buildlog and looking at your's I already have a couple idea's for paint, but I'll make sure to maiden it first.

Again and I don't think it can be said enough to anyone that gives stuff away, Thank you.
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:35 PM
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Hey Jim, Thanks for doing this, I have a bunch of electronics laying around (and more coming my way, thanks to rcgroup member offerings) I am currently building a Drongo and a guillows 402 p-51 (being converted to BL R/C). I would love to get one of these (if you have any left ).

Thanks,
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:56 PM
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paisa, the freebie is gone, I was just updating the people that got them. If you want to build one of these the plans are available on RCG or you can save yourself some time and get CNC cut kits - info is in the threads (dz1fsb.) I have been on RCG for quite a while and just discovered these plans a month ago. Truthfully, I am done cutting for a while and will buy the next few cuts Drongo looks interesting, maybe I will cut myself another plane...

SEMFF Combat Planes
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012551

Prime Jet8
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1304036

Snice-Mitar
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1499635
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:57 PM
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Hey thanks for all your hard work for my friend! i told him i got him one and he went crazy haha i guess he just can't get enough! Your generosity and hard work does not go unnoticed!
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 03:51 PM
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Wow, thank you very much for the links, Now I just need to figure out which one to build next...
Once again thanks again for your generosity,
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paisa, the freebie is gone, I was just updating the people that got them. If you want to build one of these the plans are available on RCG or you can save yourself some time and get CNC cut kits - info is in the threads (dz1fsb.) I have been on RCG for quite a while and just discovered these plans a month ago. Truthfully, I am done cutting for a while and will buy the next few cuts Drongo looks interesting, maybe I will cut myself another plane...

SEMFF Combat Planes
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012551

Prime Jet8
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1304036

Snice-Mitar
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1499635
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Jim,

I didn't even realize that you were building these from scratch, I thought they were already built! This makes it even more awesome, and will make me appreciate it that much more! Take your time...and take a break if necessary. No need to overdo it for yourself. If you feel like it's too much, then there would be no hard feelings on my part if you retracted your offer.

It's a very kind thing you're doing, and there's no need to burn yourself out over it.
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:11 PM
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By the way, how do you paint the planes? For the first time ever, I tried painting epo with spray paint and it seems to come off very easily.
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 06:09 PM
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No problem Jim!
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 06:13 PM
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koo, there is a whole section on Painting in the scratchbuilders forum (http://www.rcgroups.com/foamies-scratchbuilt-428/.) Each foam reacts a little differently to each type of paint. BTW, my brain knows how to do it, but my hands don't yet. Anyway, many people use markers followed by clear packing tape. Others use colored packing tape and then there is lower temp plastic film. For paint, I suggest you start with Fred's Secret Sauce (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...c#post22375301) to get a good base. That should take care of your adhesion problem. Then thin your paint. You can easily use any water-based paint, just thin it correctly. Many people use rattle-can paints successfully, you just have to keep the can moving because it sprays a lot of paint.

Look around in the painting forum: http://www.rcgroups.com/painting-and...hing-tips-497/. Search or posting your question there will get you a lot of answers, discussion and opinions.
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 06:29 PM
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koo, there is a whole section on Painting in the scratchbuilders forum (http://www.rcgroups.com/foamies-scratchbuilt-428/.) Each foam reacts a little differently to each type of paint. BTW, my brain knows how to do it, but my hands don't yet. Anyway, many people use markers followed by clear packing tape. Others use colored packing tape and then there is lower temp plastic film. For paint, I suggest you start with Fred's Secret Sauce (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...c#post22375301) to get a good base. That should take care of your adhesion problem. Then thin your paint. You can easily use any water-based paint, just thin it correctly. Many people use rattle-can paints successfully, you just have to keep the can moving because it sprays a lot of paint.

Look around in the painting forum: http://www.rcgroups.com/painting-and...hing-tips-497/. Search or posting your question there will get you a lot of answers, discussion and opinions.
Since I'm only spray painting the wings of my skywalker I just might cover them with clear packaging tape. Would add a bit weight but the 'walker is a tank and doesn't care :P Also, the wings would be a bit stronger and I don't feel like redoing the paint on that plane. Maybe use some other method on the Prime Jet8
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