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Sep 24, 2012, 05:23 PM
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This is my mouse package canopy
That looks superb fabryd, it almost makes me want to go buy a new mouse

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Sep 25, 2012, 03:15 AM
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Makes you remember all the packaging youve already binned...
Last edited by davereap; Sep 26, 2012 at 08:20 AM.
Sep 25, 2012, 09:40 AM
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This is my mouse package canopy....
Nicely done, but just replace the white prop with the black one, since it is + mode.
Sep 25, 2012, 12:35 PM
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Ty.... i'll replace the prop, now i fly well also if its + mode... i'm a bit lazy...
Oct 27, 2012, 10:51 AM
Flight cadet
Cheaper and lighter alternative canopy for the mQX http://www.symatoystore.com/Syma-Spa...s/X1-03-Body03 4 $ and just 5 gram (original is 6 grams)
NEW STORE: $2.25 and free shipping http://www.banggood.com/Wholesale-Sy...3-p-54208.html
Last edited by oxygen; Nov 08, 2012 at 03:13 PM. Reason: new store added
Nov 08, 2012, 08:34 AM
Quad guys are 4x the fun :)
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Once you get the bug to come up with new canopies you never stop looking. I've actually found myself buying something only for the package it came in because it looked like it would make a great canopy, and then doing nothing with what I bought. Control, must exercise more control. Fortunately the last canopy contender I got was packaging something I did need, a new soldering tip cleaning station.
Nov 09, 2012, 09:32 AM
Always, against the wind
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Once you get the bug to come up with new canopies you never stop looking. I've actually found myself buying something only for the package it came in because it looked like it would make a great canopy, and then doing nothing with what I bought. Control, must exercise more control. Fortunately the last canopy contender I got was packaging something I did need, a new soldering tip cleaning station.
Where is the pic?
Nov 28, 2012, 02:32 AM
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Messing about I knocked up a canopy from 2mm depron..
First , I made a rough model for size, then fitted a body round that..
What surprised me was the made up body came out 1gm lighter than the molded original, even after I covered it with tape..

Manufacture needs a lot more thought, I dont like this shape , so I will be looking at more of a helicopter shape for next time
Nov 28, 2012, 12:03 PM
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Very nice thread and many good ideas. Thuth be known I like my stock as is ! I was lucky to find a good used RTF and came with a new extra canopy / blades. I might get a V929 bnf and use extras as real looking clone.
Nov 28, 2012, 05:50 PM
Quad guys are 4x the fun :)
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Where is the pic?
Sorry haven't checked the thread for awhile. Anyway this is the contender I found when I bought a soldering tip cleanig station, it was the package it came in. Not sure exactly what to do with it, I kinda like the idea of leaving it clear. I've just trimmed away most of the excess plastic with final trim and boom hole placement still to be done.
Jan 03, 2013, 10:33 AM
...you hear that, Mr Anderson?
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Quad DropShip Question:

Thetis... if it's not too much trouble, could you perhaps post a tutorial on how you did this? The Dropship canopy is AMAZING ... it's my favourite of all the ones I've seen... I would LOVE to be able to put this on my V94 when it arrives.

splitair... you are the man!

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<snip> I took a lot of work including paper cutting, Elmer's glue, scotch tape and velcro to arrive on what you see on the attached pics. I wanted to make sure that the changing of the the battery is easy (velcro gave me a hand) and the last task I have is to make sure the body fits in a very secure way for taking her on the sky. This task is not accomplished yet, so this is work still in progress, so stay tuned.. Any ideas on how to secure the shell on the body are welcomed.
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Finally, I resolved the problems of mounting and sitting on the pods instead of her belly.<snip>
Could you perhaps
Jan 07, 2013, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Inevitability View Post
Quad DropShip Question:

Thetis... if it's not too much trouble, could you perhaps post a tutorial on how you did this? The Dropship canopy is AMAZING ... it's my favourite of all the ones I've seen... I would LOVE to be able to put this on my V94 when it arrives.

splitair... you are the man!



Could you perhaps
Post 112 has a PDF file which I printed through Photoshop. My post 124 has a picture of how the problem is resolved. The plastic cut out is from a McDonalds milk bottle for kids.
Jan 20, 2013, 01:06 AM
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So I was looking at my box for the 1SQ and saw a canopy in the packaging. The plastic packing oh hell here's a pic.. lol
cut this part of the packing.


To make this canopy








I think it came out pretty decent.. Maybe tomorrow I'll get to paint it. :thumbup:
Jan 21, 2013, 05:35 AM
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Cutting a plastic bottle in a different way as usual, you can have some real body as result...
Feb 14, 2013, 08:05 PM
Can you flip that over for me?
Love the 1SQ packaging canopy. Gonna do that for sure. But here's what I've been up to. Gonna finish it this weekend and see how it goes.


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