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View Poll Results: How much foam do you consume?
1 bundle or less per year 83 33.88%
1-2 bundles per year 98 40.00%
2-6 bundles per year 42 17.14%
1-2 bundles per month 7 2.86%
2-4 bundles per month 4 1.63%
4 or more bundles per month 11 4.49%
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Dec 20, 2012, 04:17 AM
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Any updates on the aussie MPF?
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Dec 20, 2012, 06:56 AM
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Any updates on the aussie MPF?
Just waiting on some packaging material.

Ken
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Dec 20, 2012, 08:46 AM
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Waiting no more! The "international boxes" arrived yesterday just before I left for the SEMFF session. I'll get them out and see how we can set up the pack today.
Dec 26, 2012, 10:46 AM
SARG5
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IS THERE STILL [NO PLANS] for adding 9mm to your mix.

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Dec 26, 2012, 12:22 PM
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IS THERE STILL [NO PLANS] for adding 9mm to your mix.

Needing to get started
SARG5

Not at this time.

Ken
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Dec 26, 2012, 02:12 PM
SARG5
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Well in that case.
My order will be there soon.
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Jan 01, 2013, 06:27 PM
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Can someone give me an idea of what to do with 90% of a bundle of blue fff from Lowe's? I would surely love to replace it with a box of mpf...
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Jan 01, 2013, 07:40 PM
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Put it in the attic of your house and unfold it. You will be helping to save energy. Give sheets to homeless people to sleep on. ah...... sorry that is the best I can come up with on short notice. A year ago I would have be interested in buying it, ( if we lived closer) but I have a box of MPF now so I can't help you out.
Jan 01, 2013, 07:56 PM
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Can someone give me an idea of what to do with 90% of a bundle of blue fff from Lowe's? I would surely love to replace it with a box of mpf...
Give it to the kids with a rolll of duct tape. They can make forts, puppet thearters, stage scenery, space ships, boats, even chuck gliders. Or,challenge them to make a plane worthy of some old RC gear....
Jan 01, 2013, 08:24 PM
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Give it to the kids with a rolll of duct tape. They can make forts, puppet thearters, stage scenery, space ships, boats, even chuck gliders. Or,challenge them to make a plane worthy of some old RC gear....
This is genius. My girls are 5 and 7, they would LOVE a princess castle in their rooms......great idea!

Thanks for the suggestions as well Bob.
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Jan 02, 2013, 02:18 PM
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Hey, I still keep all that blue and pink stuff handy. It's out in the garage where it belongs, of course, not taking up valuable space inside where I could put more MPF.

As construction material FFF is still pretty good for a lot of things. You can use it to make boxes and frameworks for holding your planes, particularly the delicate 3mm 3D stuff. I still use it for some planes that don't warrant the use of MPF or for repairs on old junk.
Jan 02, 2013, 02:25 PM
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I draw bulls eyes on pieces for my ten year old to practice with his pellet gun .I get my blue dow fanfold free so its cheaper than buying targets . You can always use it for plane formers or fillers inside wings where no one can see it and save the good stuff for out side. joe
Jan 02, 2013, 06:28 PM
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There you go lots of good reasons to get rid of that old blue FFF. All good excuses why you should be building with MPF. The wife and kids would think you are the best dad for building the castle, and you get a new box of foam!

Of course you should keep a few sheets of FFF out in the garage for the times you get in trouble with the wife. You know so you have something to sleep on.
Jan 02, 2013, 08:53 PM
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There you go lots of good reasons to get rid of that old blue FFF. All good excuses why you should be building with MPF. The wife and kids would think you are the best dad for building the castle, and you get a new box of foam!

Of course you should keep a few sheets of FFF out in the garage for the times you get in trouble with the wife. You know so you have something to sleep on.
I already got in enough trouble that she's gone Difference of opinions - i thought we were happily married she disagreed

Now I can fill my entire house with half assembled airplanes and nobody sez nuthin.
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Jan 04, 2013, 12:08 PM
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Sounds like it was an easy ultimatim.
" Either the planes go or I go"


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