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Apr 15, 2012, 10:10 PM
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espada r
do not see it
on the horizon

Originally Posted by Crash Prone
Delayed for Espada R!!!
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Apr 22, 2012, 10:37 AM
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tomahawk & spider

Thank you Creg !

May 02, 2012, 09:25 PM
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jon's maxa

awesome model = 61oz auw
very innovative model fabrication,
custom carbon cloth by Vladimir.
A true work of art.

A123 stick, no power switch.
rx under balast.
All 4-40 hardware.

thanks Jon !

Last edited by alvaro corzo; May 09, 2012 at 09:05 AM.
May 02, 2012, 11:58 PM
Acacia II Lunar Lander
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April 22nd post, photo #3... Is that a magnet in the wing root behind the connector? Do tell!
May 03, 2012, 09:16 AM
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Chic Magnet

RC Rod,

Yes, give or take 5/16" in diameter provided by bobbyjack.
Something funny happened after drilling and setup to bond:
I thought of using JBW, after placing a dab of the mix in the fenestration
and approached it with the magnet entire mix was sucked by it at about
2" distance .

These magnets are so powerfull they will stick through your hand.
May 03, 2012, 10:33 AM
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A good friend of mine (Pilebuck) gave me the idea of using the magnets to hold the wings on. So far it seems to be working good! I also use them on all my twisties. Here's a couple of finished Tomahawk pics.
May 03, 2012, 01:33 PM
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Sweet... I've used magnets on a foamie, but it didn't occur to me to use them on a big mouldie.

Do you find it difficult to remove the wing with such a powerful magnet?
May 03, 2012, 01:37 PM
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Not really, they're only about 3lbs of pull each (so 6lbs total) and I have my trusty SUSA wedge to get them started.
Last edited by bobbyjack; May 03, 2012 at 01:55 PM.
May 03, 2012, 03:11 PM
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I saw the finished Maxa up close. In my opinion, no one approaches the level of craftsmanship and attention to detail that Alvaro puts into his customer's builds. The man is a Zen Master.
May 03, 2012, 04:14 PM
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Dan, he prefers Yoda
May 03, 2012, 05:07 PM
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Yoda it is then. He definitely has The Force!
May 04, 2012, 11:01 AM
or GPS, F, J, K, or even TD
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to that end, Happy May the 4th be with you day :-)
May 06, 2012, 11:01 PM
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may the force be with you

y o d a
May 21, 2012, 09:36 AM
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A 123 2300 mAh
May 21, 2012, 10:30 AM
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Regards Aspire A123 2300ma....which RX and where is it going.?. LJ

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