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Old Dec 02, 2008, 11:07 PM
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WOW... the BBq is cooking along nicely??

just one question though... Who is the Tong Master??
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Old Dec 02, 2008, 11:27 PM
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Welcome Smokey
Not a bad thread, KX, Bleary & I have been followers/lurkers/posters for a while now.
Bert
I've been around a while too

Should we do a hangar role call to properly kick this off? I'll start off in order of purchase.

- EGO Models Cessna 182 RTF
- Multiplex EasyStar
- Accipiter Badius (aka Formosa)
- Mini Pulse XT PnP
- Multiplex Gemini
- Multiplex Funjet
- GWS P40
- Hyperion Sniper 3D
- SebArt Sukhoi 29S 30e (incomplete)

Radio: Trusty Spektrum DX6.

cheers
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Old Dec 02, 2008, 11:44 PM
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OK... In no particular order....

Extrafun XL
Swift (also known as the Yellow Terror)
Parkzone P51D (retired)
Slow Stick (retired)
Ego Cessna 182 - (Brushless Upgrade)
Multiplex Easy Star - (Brushless Upgrade)
Thunder Tiger Profile 3D - (retired)
Guanli Catalina - (Under Repair)
E-Flite P38 - (Brushless Upgrade)
E-Flite P47
Cessna 206T
Mountain Models P51D
Ultrafly Vivi Biplane
Mini Combat Delta
F35 Lightning EDF

Radio is DX7

Bleary... You might need 3 or 4 posts to list them all
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Old Dec 02, 2008, 11:50 PM
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If I started in order of purchase I think I'd probably break RC groups.

Lets just say I've built more than I've bought, and I've bought a few

here's the latest purchase
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 12:34 AM
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If I started in order of purchase I think I'd probably break RC groups.

Lets just say I've built more than I've bought, and I've bought a few

here's the latest purchase
I hope the rest of the build improves Curare . Looks like you've had some rotten luck so far. From the pictures alone it looks to be a nice plane, the colour scheme in particular.
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 12:35 AM
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Latest project completed

Emax 2212
5x5x5.5 APC E Prop
18A Turnigy ESC
3s 1250mA Rhino lipo

Over 1:1 thrust to weight at WOT. Should fly well.

Not a bad kit for $55 delivered


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Old Dec 03, 2008, 01:14 AM
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Thanks for the plans Liam,I built one of their superXtras a while back and it was a great plane until it got a bit heavy from all the repairs.
Regarding the "fleet" I can't be bothered listing them all as they are all park flyer size mainly and fairly common to most.However there is always room for another one I reckon.. The way the dollar is though,probably be a home made depron or cobbled together "special"
Cheers also for the welcome from the RCG regulars.
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 01:26 AM
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Hey,
my hanger..
-Aerobird swift.....RIP
-gws pico stick-F
-hyperion rearbear foamy
-worldmodels superchipmunk
-eflite SE5A
-greatplanes Foker DVII

Still to maiden the superchipmunk, and the Fokker only just arrived.
Reuben
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 01:29 AM
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Bleary,
What about the jet Liam built?

Curare,

That is a really cool looking plane! Greta write up too. Good luck with the rest of the build, I think we could all learn from your 'attention to detail'

I'm in the same boat as you Mong, too windy here to fly, again.
clovus
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 01:38 AM
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Think I need another depron 3D er Clovus,the Nasty is a bit beat up and heavy so need a "fresh" one I think.I have a few plans stashed away and am currently liking the look of the Katana wing and general shape...whether or not it fly's good who knows.I have a 45 inch plan printed out that I may use as a general idea and "borrow" the funky shape of the Katana in the same dimensions.
Cheers,
Bleary.
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 01:54 AM
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My biggest prob at the moment is lack of RXs. My plans to replace the fleet's receivers are pretty much on hold with the dollar having tanked so badly...

Still not buying planes wont do me any harm..., more than enough unfinished projects hanging around.

BTW - what are people's strategies for straigtening elapor - just pouring on hot water hasn't done much?
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 02:02 AM
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Bleary,

I have posted a video of how it flys 3 or so pages back. Check it out.

Liam

PS: Ignore the poor flying on my behalf
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 02:08 AM
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Yeah I watched that Liam,pretty cool.What is the span and the weight of the one in the video and what sort of power setup are you using? Looks around 900mm span maybe?
Cheers,
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 02:25 AM
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Glad to be here

soooo this is our new hang out uh
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Old Dec 03, 2008, 02:26 AM
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Subscribed, looks like the Perth guys have a monopoly on beers and BBQ'S.
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