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Old Jun 03, 2012, 12:52 AM
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I read that the first thing to do is to reinforce the main LG area of the wings.
The CMP models tend to have the built up wing too weak and even on take off can rip the upper planking.
I'm planning to add more shear webs and fiber glassing. Maybe some CF tape would help too.
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Old Jun 03, 2012, 05:24 PM
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"Take Off" eh!
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I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!

I just bought this beautiful model... and now HK has announced on there Daily Video that they will soon be releasing a 90mm SAAB Draken that is absolutely gorgeous!!

Im going to go broke
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Old Jun 03, 2012, 05:39 PM
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Yep I got one too and then sore the other plane that looks real nice too
Old Jun 04, 2012, 12:29 AM
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Mine is in transit, has anyone got theirs yet. Are we going to be pleasantly surprised or let down?
Old Jun 04, 2012, 03:17 AM
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Id like to see some photos of the servo pockets and the batter compartment as well as the EDF unit cover. might need some cutting there to fit the CS12
Old Jun 04, 2012, 03:52 AM
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I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!

I just bought this beautiful model... and now HK has announced on there Daily Video that they will soon be releasing a 90mm SAAB Draken that is absolutely gorgeous!!

Im going to go broke
Maaan! And nobody dares to make a Saab Viggen...
Old Jun 04, 2012, 04:40 AM
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I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!

I just bought this beautiful model... and now HK has announced on there Daily Video that they will soon be releasing a 90mm SAAB Draken that is absolutely gorgeous!!

Im going to go broke
that;s a prodesign model... i think
Old Jun 04, 2012, 04:56 AM
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and the real good question isss..
these

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=21161

are supposed to be for the l-59 despite the double nose wheel.
and the length of the mains are 71mm
now theeeese , are also supposed to be for l-59 but they are longer... http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=24329

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=24333
are also supposed to be for the l-59 and they are the same length as the first ones...
are you kidding me???
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Old Jun 04, 2012, 09:47 AM
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and the real good question isss..
these

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=21161

are supposed to be for the l-59 despite the double nose wheel.
and the length of the mains are 71mm
now theeeese , are also supposed to be for l-59 but they are longer... http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=24329

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=24333
are also supposed to be for the l-59 and they are the same length as the first ones...
are you kidding me???
Confusing:

But the latter 2 include braking system?

I thought it was only for 70mm wheels!

This is cool man!
Old Jun 04, 2012, 09:58 AM
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So cool they are on backorder!!!
Old Jun 04, 2012, 10:30 AM
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So cool they are on backorder!!!
You sure, says 10+ stock on my screen

Edit you meant retracts, my bad
Old Jun 04, 2012, 10:53 AM
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They have wheels with brakes that you can use at a later stage if your runways are not long enough. Mine is almost 200m long. Jets fly there with no probs. So I wont need them most probably. What I wanted for coolness is to use some landing lights. The wing tips sure may allow this
Anyway I just wish I can install the struts that I have. I will receive my plane last because I got the metal retract mechanisms only that are in backorder now
Old Jun 04, 2012, 11:12 AM
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guys If anyone received his kit , please share some pics (including the boxing) , I can't wait till I C mine
Old Jun 04, 2012, 05:16 PM
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Maaan! And nobody dares to make a Saab Viggen...
I hear ya! A Viggen would be great!!! But there aint much wrong with this sweetie either...
HobbyKing Daily - Saab J-35 Draken (2 min 3 sec)
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Old Jun 04, 2012, 11:27 PM
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They have wheels with brakes that you can use at a later stage if your runways are not long enough. Mine is almost 200m long. Jets fly there with no probs. So I wont need them most probably. What I wanted for coolness is to use some landing lights. The wing tips sure may allow this
Anyway I just wish I can install the struts that I have. I will receive my plane last because I got the metal retract mechanisms only that are in backorder now
We have a long runway aka parking lot, but this planes came hot! Like my 70mm Viper. She never stopped until hitting the curb.

Brakes will be an extra insurance.


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