Dec 21, 2009, 09:54 AM
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The 1.5 inch GWS wheels would probably be more practical on this plane, but I didn't have any on hand. They weigh twice as much, at 1.0 grams apiece, but that's not a real killer.

I used 0.020 inch carbon rod for the wheel pant reinforcment struts.
Thanks for the pictures KMD,

Very nicely done on the wheel pant installation. This will definitely help me out.

dawg
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Dec 22, 2009, 04:22 PM
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Thanks for the pictures KMD,

Very nicely done on the wheel pant installation. This will definitely help me out.

dawg
The one time I didn't land on the nose, the wheels worked fine on the artificial turf Why is it they always have to dork directly on the nose when things go south?

Try as I might, I couldn't mix a shade of yellow that matched the original yellow very well. So I stopped trying...
Dec 22, 2009, 08:24 PM
Oly crap.. Deese ease not gud!
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For future reference, Yellow Sharpie permanent markers are a perfect match.
Dec 22, 2009, 08:34 PM
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For future reference, Yellow Sharpie permanent markers are a perfect match.
Now ya tell me I have yellow paint pens, and several kinds of acrylic yellow which I tried blending, but no yellow sharpies. I figured it would always look like there was a boo boo there if I tried to mate yellow to yellow.
Dec 23, 2009, 01:16 PM
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I know from experience (don't ask) the yellow sharpie is a perfect match, the only problem is if it comes in contact with CA, it turns red (don't ask)!

Dave

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Now ya tell me I have yellow paint pens, and several kinds of acrylic yellow which I tried blending, but no yellow sharpies. I figured it would always look like there was a boo boo there if I tried to mate yellow to yellow.
Dec 23, 2009, 07:47 PM
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Here's my latest MX2, I love the way this plane flies.

Lee
Dec 23, 2009, 09:05 PM
Oly crap.. Deese ease not gud!
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Very cool Lee, glad you're enjoying it!
Dec 24, 2009, 07:58 AM
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Nice Old Glory colors. Looks great!
Dec 27, 2009, 09:12 PM
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FancyFoam MX2 Pilot: Lee Morey (5 min 51 sec)


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Dec 27, 2009, 09:42 PM
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As always, nice flyin Lee
Dec 27, 2009, 10:07 PM
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Ok so now that I have an mx2 and an osiris at my house, ready to be built, which should I build first?
Dec 27, 2009, 11:17 PM
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Ok so now that I have an mx2 and an osiris at my house, ready to be built, which should I build first?
Both!!
Dec 29, 2009, 08:07 PM
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Since I screwed it up on the first mx2, How should I apply the glue when attaching the top/bottom fusalage? I origianlly tried running a bead of glue along the vertical fuse and then sprayed kicker on the horizontal fuse, didnt work so well. Any suggestions?
Dec 29, 2009, 09:58 PM
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Since I screwed it up on the first mx2, How should I apply the glue when attaching the top/bottom fusalage? I origianlly tried running a bead of glue along the vertical fuse and then sprayed kicker on the horizontal fuse, didnt work so well. Any suggestions?
Apply glue, attach pieces then spray kicker.
Dec 29, 2009, 10:15 PM
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Apply glue, attach pieces then spray kicker.
well yeah I know that. What I need help with is how/where/ how much glue to apply to what pieces. I have heard put a couple drops on each tab, but I was wondering what other methods are out there


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