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Jan 25, 2013, 07:53 AM
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Here's my first flight off water. Takes off very easy.
Very nice. Watching the videos looks like maybe some outriggers at the wing tips might be a good idea.
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Jan 25, 2013, 09:32 AM
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Outriggers were a consideration. In this case I left them off for the sake of simplicity. It does not hurt the plane if the wing touches. Also with the wide wing tip on the water it reduces a flip over better than a narrow outrigger. We did hope that the extended sides of the float would help but when they were bigger they just sprayed the prop with water when turning.
Mike
Jan 25, 2013, 09:55 AM
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Hi Motorhead,Iv'e been searching google images to make some homemade decals,like you have there.I found a few to use.Do you have a Fancyfoam one or Ezfly image.Thanks.
Jan 25, 2013, 12:23 PM
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Leadfeather and I are using much the same technique. I use 3M Ink Jet Transparency Film and I print it using the photo quality or "best" settings on my printer from the document file I create using Open Office. I use Loctite spray adhesive (very lightly) on both surfaces to get a good adhesion to the foam.
You can gang up several graphics on one sheet. Many graphics can be had by going to google and searching for the design you want to find. ( http://images.google.com/ ) I have some that I have scanned then used Photoshop Elements to perfect it before inserting into the document. I would be happy to share them with you or anyone else wanting them.
Thanks I have to stop by office supply store and see if they carry the 3M ink jet film. Is the Loctite spray chemically different than 3M Super 77. I'm sure I'll have to order the Loctite adhesive do you know a supplier off hand? Thank for the offer to share your work I would very much appreciate access to your custom design work. Thanks
Jan 25, 2013, 12:39 PM
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Here are a couple.
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Jan 25, 2013, 07:13 PM
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Cool thanks Mike.
Jan 26, 2013, 08:21 AM
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Dont know if this is the first one in Sweden guess not ,but as a beginner i thought it would be a nice plane to build and fly havent tryed it yet ,as its below cero and 10 inches of snow .
It may or may not be the first Swedish EzFly, but it looks to very nice. I am sure you will enjoy flying it. As a beginner, post any questions you may have here. One of the experienced builders and flyers will certainly answer your questions.

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Jan 27, 2013, 09:47 AM
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Yes I can put them out there. I will put it on the to do list.
Mike
Mike,

I'm quickly running out of foam trying to duplicate ( without any sucess ) the design. Do you have any idea how close the plans are to the top, of your " To Do List "

I have just received a sh*t load of thin, chrome maylar, and I am itching to drap it all over my first P51. It will be a fantastic looker. )

Thank you Mike, for the time you will take, to address my concerns.

Best regards
Uncle Bob
Jan 27, 2013, 07:56 PM
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i like the new icon ezfly! Might end up as my daughters first sea plane!
Jan 28, 2013, 07:26 AM
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Nice
Jan 28, 2013, 11:44 AM
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Anyone know the wing area off hand?
Jan 28, 2013, 02:48 PM
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It looks like it might be a couple weeks on the plans. I have a show I have to get ready for and I am real behind.
When I get back I can get to them.
Mike

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Mike,

I'm quickly running out of foam trying to duplicate ( without any sucess ) the design. Do you have any idea how close the plans are to the top, of your " To Do List "

I have just received a sh*t load of thin, chrome maylar, and I am itching to drap it all over my first P51. It will be a fantastic looker. )

Thank you Mike, for the time you will take, to address my concerns.

Best regards
Uncle Bob
Jan 28, 2013, 04:57 PM
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http://www.fancyfoam.com/index.php?m...roducts_id=349

Just added a landing gear kit as an option for the EzFly and Ezfly-Spitfire.
Mike
Last edited by motorhead; Jan 28, 2013 at 05:12 PM.
Jan 29, 2013, 03:47 PM
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http://www.fancyfoam.com/index.php?m...roducts_id=349

Just added a landing gear kit as an option for the EzFly and Ezfly-Spitfire.
Mike
I made apair just like them the only problem is that they keep slinding
sideways when u land


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