New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Feb 04, 2013, 10:58 AM
pohlmeyr is offline
Find More Posts by pohlmeyr
Registered User
pohlmeyr's Avatar
United States, TX, Denton
Joined Sep 2001
482 Posts
Triton Sea Plane

This is a Triton Sea Plane (Ken Spencer Design) I have to say this is a really nice kit that has some well thought out placement of the electronics.

With the recomended motor GWJ Black with a 4:1gb I was getting static thrust of around 21-22g/thrust @4v with the 3x2 prop. My all up weight is right at 32g, and she iready for her maiden.
I used some craft store acrylic paint that i am not so sure is the lightest but the colors really come out.

I printed my own decals using some trasparent adhesive ink jet paper made by Grafix. I picked this up at the local Hobby Lobby. This stuff is clear not like the matte clear finish like the avery stuff.

It has been many years since i built anything but i sure am liking this indoor cold season in the midwest.

I have another kit that i am thinking about powering with a small 2.5g brushless motor with.
pohlmeyr is offline Find More Posts by pohlmeyr
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Build Log EzFly Icon A5; trainer sea plane; maiden video; water flight video added leadfeather Waterplanes 182 Jan 11, 2016 12:22 AM
Question Wheels for a sea plane Nixus The Builders Workshop 16 Jan 04, 2013 02:29 PM
Suggestion Float planes,Flying boats,Sea planes realtimerecon Site Suggestions / Complaints 1 Jul 01, 2008 11:32 PM
My Newest Sea Plane (Sea Shark) Joel K. Scholz Waterplanes 14 Jul 24, 2004 08:07 AM