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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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Jan 14, 2013, 06:05 PM
treefinder
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Chris: I have been thinking about designing a glider like the ones we did at Columbus and getting them CNC or lasercut into the pieces for handouts, with the website cut in prominently of course.....might make a mess if they're flying all over the show, though....

Steve: unfortunately we will never see anything significantly thicker than the current MPF product as that's pretty much the capability of the process. They do go thinner, but not for our purposes.
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Jan 14, 2013, 08:38 PM
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Larry ross passed away at the age of 68


Hi LENNY,
It's Lana, Larry Ross's wife. It is with great sadness but even greater peace that I have to tell you that Larry passed away a week ago today. It took me a while to find your emails. Would you let the RC Groups know that Larry is with the Lord and healed completely now and that in lieu of flowers, there is a memorial fund: Larry D. Ross Memorial Fund at ANB Bank, 569 32 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504. We need help with the final expenses.

Thank you for being a wonderful friend to Larry. We will scatter his ashes from an RC airplane and a regular plane over Branson, MO sometime this spring.

receiving this today 01/14/2013 was very painful to me cause we had Skyped
12/11/2012..
All the old timers remember Larry for his skill's with sketchup and PDF plans for this forum and many more..
he was always building and some of you new guys should look up his name
LARRY ROSS BLOG,

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=987746


https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/thum...ttach&u=184679


Larry Ross's RC Plane Collection (10 min 28 sec)


or click on one of his posts....
cause he built huge Twin Cargo's and some as small as a paperplate..

Back in the start of this forum he's there,
just havin a ball helping and building..

FAREWELL LARRY
I BET HE'S BUILDING ONE FOR THE BIG GUY UP THERE RIGHT NOW TO FLY..

YOU WILL BE MISSED....

SAD REGARDS,
LENNY
Last edited by lennyboy; Mar 03, 2013 at 08:33 PM.
Jan 14, 2013, 10:33 PM
Cookies Good - Bacon Better
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Sadness. I followed his builds for quite a while. Just lurked and learned. Definitely will be missed.
Jan 14, 2013, 10:52 PM
Build straight - Fly twisty
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Larry was one of the Good Guys.
I miss him.
Jan 15, 2013, 12:46 AM
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Sad news indeed. He will be missed.
Jan 15, 2013, 01:53 AM
Mark Harrison
Sad news indeed. Larry helped me out a lot when I was first getting started.

Happy Skies Larry, Looking forward to thanking you in person one day!
Jan 15, 2013, 08:55 AM
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My prayers go out to his wife and i know Larry is in a good place, taking a small foamy and making it a GIANT ONE . joe
Jan 15, 2013, 09:05 AM
GLMS
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I always watched his builds to see what limits he would be pushing next. He will be missed.
God Speed Larry
Last edited by mav913; Jan 15, 2013 at 03:11 PM.
Jan 15, 2013, 01:50 PM
SARG5
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Has anyone tried to use the
Professional Welder glue.???
Found it works on EPP. Not sure on this PDF foam
SARG5
Jan 15, 2013, 03:18 PM
Outlaw
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My first MPF plane is off the build table! Based on F-22 Tomhe Raptor, 18.75" wingspan, AUW with 850mah 3S is 6.8 oz. Really like how the stuff cuts & paints Can't wait to fly it! Did a quick build thread:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1810040
Last edited by gatorb8; Jan 15, 2013 at 09:37 PM.
Jan 19, 2013, 09:54 PM
Outlaw
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got to maiden it today
F22MPF (5 min 11 sec)
Jan 19, 2013, 11:37 PM
treefinder
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Gator: she looks super and flys super too! Watching th vid, I just had to do the rcspeedo check with my phone, and I got a bunch of readings in the 40mph range and one at 75 (but i think that was a fluke as it was a climbing turn right in front of you . But 40 mph ain't too shabby! Congrats!
Jan 20, 2013, 09:30 AM
Outlaw
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Quote:
Originally Posted by springer
Gator: she looks super and flys super too! Watching th vid, I just had to do the rcspeedo check with my phone, and I got a bunch of readings in the 40mph range and one at 75 (but i think that was a fluke as it was a climbing turn right in front of you . But 40 mph ain't too shabby! Congrats!
Thanks! I don't know how fast it goes, all I know is it turns into a dot fast and I have to bank-n-yank!
Jan 20, 2013, 11:40 PM
just Some Useless Geek
A FB and I have built a series of dekan F-22s from MPF. Stiffer than the original EPP and a lot more resilient than the FFF from which the first series of such planes were built. Even crashed hard -- and I mean, like, hard -- into the ground these plane are easy to repair and get flying again. Now the FB is going to start making these planes as RTF units for the indoor crowd out at White Pines Golf Dome. He needs me to supply him with MPF, servos, motors, ESCs, etc. I'm out of MPF and can't order another box until some client or other decides to pay a bill! Damnation!
Jan 22, 2013, 06:40 PM
Registered User
Here's my first plane from MPF, it's a OV-10, with a 40" WS. Almost ready for final assembly and paint.


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