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Old Jun 01, 2011, 05:38 PM
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Scratchbuilt balsa hotliner


I just finished this and it has a 24 inch wing span, 10 gram 2000kv motor, 330 mah 3 cell lipo, one 5 gram servo, 3.6 gram servo, and a 6 amp esc. It weighs 4.0 ounces and flies fast, I just flew it today in a 25 mph wind with gusts to 33 mph.
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Old Jun 01, 2011, 06:21 PM
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No foam on it?
Old Jun 01, 2011, 07:33 PM
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Not a trace of foam, my first ever only balsa plane.
Old Jun 01, 2011, 11:34 PM
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Cool

Vids?
Old Jun 02, 2011, 10:57 AM
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I'll get a video when the wind goes down, right now there is a 35 mph wind with gusts to 53 mph. Here's some pics of the paint sceme I just added:
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Old Jun 02, 2011, 11:08 AM
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Looks pretty sweet

What 10 gram motor did you use?

How thick is balaa ect?

Also

Is there any incidence between the wing and tail OR are they level with Each other?
Old Jun 02, 2011, 11:30 AM
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It is a Blue Wonder motor, and the balsa is a sheet of 1/10 inch balsa, The tail and the wing are level with each other, and I sanded an airfoil on the wing.
Old Jun 02, 2011, 12:32 PM
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Thanks

I may have to make one
Old Jun 02, 2011, 01:22 PM
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Not a trace of foam, my first ever only balsa plane.
This is the "Foamies (Scratchbuilt)" forum. You may get more interest/responce over in the High Performance forum. You can ask the moderator to move it for you.
Old Jun 02, 2011, 02:09 PM
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Thanks, I think I will just make another thread there.
Old Jun 03, 2011, 06:58 PM
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vids soon?
Old Jun 03, 2011, 07:02 PM
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Not quite yet, winds are still gusting to over 50 mph, it is going to go down some tommorow.
Old Jun 03, 2011, 07:06 PM
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sweet

does it handle well, as far as cornering ect?

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Not quite yet, winds are still gusting to over 50 mph, it is going to go down some tommorow.
Old Jun 03, 2011, 07:43 PM
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Handles great when turning into the wind and with the wind, never got to fly it in wind under 15mph. It realy gets moving fast with a 25 mph wind, probably about 70 mph.
Old Jun 03, 2011, 07:51 PM
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Wow

Thats quick for a BW motor


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