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Mar 22, 2012, 09:43 AM
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Joe: I gots to have one of theses !!!!!!

http://www.wimp.com/functionaltools/

BILL
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Mar 22, 2012, 10:04 AM
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Bill I have one on back order
Amazing stuff
How is your lampshade leaf blower any progress?
I need to find a new motor for mine
Joe
Mar 22, 2012, 09:39 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mud Duck Bill
Joe: I gots to have one of theses !!!!!!

http://www.wimp.com/functionaltools/

BILL
That was mind blowing!!!! Thanks for posting that Bill.
Mar 22, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Joe and Bill, I have been away too long. Amazing building going on out there!!! Very inspirational!

Dave
Mar 26, 2012, 09:06 AM
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Hi Dave Good to see you back in the pages. I kinda lost steam on this one but will pick it up soon

Bill
Mar 26, 2012, 10:03 AM
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Hey Bill. Good to that pretty face of yours again! Good to be back and thank you. This model is very elegant, not sure when I could do this one. I am starting with the Spyro III first. Perfect size for my. I am downsizing with my aircraft....I want all my gyros to run on 3 to 4 cell 1200mAh packs.

Dave
Mar 26, 2012, 05:21 PM
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G'Day Dave,
Looks like you may have to put a Minimum on you list of models to build.Fits all your specs.
Happy Landings
Chris..........
Mar 26, 2012, 06:51 PM
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That a great idea Chris! Smaller gyros let's me have more in a small space and the batteries are reasonable too!

Dave
Apr 30, 2012, 03:08 PM
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Joe hows the leaf blower coming along, I'm dead in the water too many other projects going on and work around the house.

Bill
May 01, 2012, 04:49 AM
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Bill all my projects are on hold for a few weeks I am in Corfu Greece at the RC Hotel instructing and building helicopters I hope to find some time and build a Gyro from bits in the workshop
This my mates large bipe
Joe
May 01, 2012, 08:15 PM
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Sweet!!!!!!
Jul 06, 2012, 05:40 AM
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Joe,
Hope you don't mind me jumping on to your thread?

Dave has moved his model onto me to have a play with, he didn't really fill me with confidence by saying 'if I give you a tenner will you take it off my hands'
I managed to get it ready yesterday and triple checked all my measurements etc. Playing it safe with a 20 degree hang angle and a thrustline 20mm above the CG I went out to the field yesterday evening before work.
I did take my camera but just rested it on a box whilst I played, so the footage is pretty rubbish. Will make some finer adjustments next and go out again to try it when it stops raining.
I can't believe how noisy it is

Regards

Rich
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Jul 06, 2012, 06:00 AM
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Nice one Rich....one more hop turning into a circuit!!
You are right about the nose though, at least you will be able to use it to clear the field off in autumn

Joe is there any further news on yours??
Jul 06, 2012, 07:27 AM
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Fantastic news Rich great to see Daves model in the air I hope my hops are as sucessfull as yours and yes keep us up to date with any information It has giver me some incentive to get mine finished I may just try it with a helicopter canopy until I can vac form the body
What was the flying weight Rich?
Joe
Jul 06, 2012, 08:13 AM
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Hope it stops raining soon


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