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Old Feb 03, 2013, 07:05 PM
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 09:02 PM
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I'm learning what mistakes to NOT make on the bottom, since 99% of people never see it
Wouldn't you want to NOT make all mistakes, regardless of where they are located on the airplane?

The paneling and riveting couldn't look better. Fantastic build.

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Old Feb 03, 2013, 09:58 PM
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Obviously, I try not to make mistakes! But there's a learning curve to anything, and I would rather have that happen on the bottom, not the top.

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Old Feb 04, 2013, 05:06 PM
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Astonishing, Mark, just astonishing.

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Old Feb 04, 2013, 07:54 PM
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Thanks Tim, it's getting there. I made some measurement mistakes on the bottom that I am making sure I do not make on the top.

I have figured out that whatever line you do on one panel, you have to immediately do on the other panel.
Also, once a line is there, it's there So, make positive that you measure correctly!

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Old Feb 04, 2013, 07:56 PM
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Still have to do the spanwise rivet runs...
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 09:49 PM
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Nice and subtle Mark - great work

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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:11 PM
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Only thing left is a battery tray and rivets /lines on Fuselage...
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:22 PM
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Wow Mark, didn't realize this was the 2nd attempt. Really is amazing dedication.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102683

Please do a Reno Tsunami?

My Curares on on display at the Sing Hobby office.... Still too chicken to fly. Will get airborne with something else first. Then the A-26 at some point!

Watching your logs with a lot of inspiration!
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:27 PM
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65.6 ounces
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:29 PM
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Yeah, I learned a lot from the wee one. She was a lot smaller.
Things are easier these days with brushless and lipo. I've always liked a challenge That one flew, but not too well..underpowered, but neat for its time!

I'm sure if you did some digging there a Tsunami plan out there. I hear the remains of the bird are still around..

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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:33 PM
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Yup..
Aero-TV: Tsunami Air Racing - Rebuilding a Legacy (4 min 50 sec)
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 11:10 PM
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Yup, been following the rebuild when I get wind of any movement.

Believe it or not, I have a die cast version from Japan.

Got the plan from Michael Luvara and only got as far as the fuselage. Been distracted since and Singapore's been running out of space for legal spots to fly glow. That's why the flurry of interest in electrics of late. Here's how far I got:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_85...tm.htm#8539467

Anyhow, been curious how a smaller Tsunami will perform. I'm not savvy on the aerofoils, etc so wouldn't know how to scale down the plan. As you can see the Curare hasn't maidened, so, can't say the courage is there to try yet.

Got an easy OK Models Piper J-3 in the works to start the flying currency. Ok, enough said... back to the matter at hand... PM!
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 08:32 AM
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I say just go out and fly it Thats what I do....I double check controls, CG, and battery charge, and just do it!


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Old Feb 07, 2013, 09:40 PM
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Mark,

Sorry in advance for the thread hi-jack, your PM looks fantastic! Here's a shot of my 1/12 scale Tsunami. O.S. .30 for power....

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