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Aug 01, 2012, 11:26 AM
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I am still making steady progress on the Mako. I sanded the floats and moved on the the fuselage. The last Mako I built I didn't like how the fuselage ended up because I didn't have a good way to hold all the parts together while the foam-tac glue dried. This time it went much smoother because I pre-curved each piece of foam on the edge of my workbench before I glued it. This method only needed a couple of pins to hold things in place. Turned out much better.

The foam work is all done except for trimming the hatch so I will be starting the installation of the electronics this evening.

Stay tuned.



Looks awesome Dawg!!!!! Can't wait to see it fly! Float flying soon?
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Aug 01, 2012, 05:20 PM
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Looks awesome Dawg!!!!! Can't wait to see it fly! Float flying soon?
Thanks TMAC. Maybe Saturday of Sunday evening. Leaning towards Sunday as that will give me Sunday to finish up the new Mako.
Aug 02, 2012, 10:51 AM
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Thanks TMAC. Maybe Saturday of Sunday evening. Leaning towards Sunday as that will give me Sunday to finish up the new Mako.
BTW im loving my 130X =)
Aug 02, 2012, 03:32 PM
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BTW im loving my 130X =)
What is this you are saying?
Aug 02, 2012, 04:12 PM
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BTW im loving my 130X =)
Yes, me too. I've been flying mine all the time.
Aug 02, 2012, 04:14 PM
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What is this you are saying?
The Blade 130X is the new mini helicopter from Horizon Hobby. A very fun little machine.
Aug 02, 2012, 05:07 PM
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The Blade 130X is the new mini helicopter from Horizon Hobby. A very fun little machine.
I thought some one bought a 130 inch extra ... :-0
Aug 02, 2012, 07:09 PM
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Greg, check your inbox, prelim's are there.

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Aug 02, 2012, 07:37 PM
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Greg, check your inbox, prelim's are there.

Ken
Just checked them out and sent a copy to John V to check out as well.

Thanks for all your hard work Ken, you really give a lot back to this hobby.

Looking good guys, The plans should be available soon. I will post them or the link in one of the first 3 posts of this thread when they are available for download.

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Aug 03, 2012, 11:37 PM
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Makos are in the mail guys ... watch your mail ... they should be there by monday or tuesday.

Have fun with the builds.

If you have any questions we are all just a post or phone call away.

Greg M
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Aug 04, 2012, 09:26 AM
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Makos are in the mail guys ... watch your mail ... they should be there by monday or tuesday.

Have fun with the builds.

If you have any questions we are all just a post or phone call away.

Greg M
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Im also looking forward to seeing how they like them!
Aug 04, 2012, 01:49 PM
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I can hardly wait to get to this build. Thanks Greg and everyone else for this cool plane.

Russ
Aug 05, 2012, 09:55 PM
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Plans are up ... see post #2

Thanks Ken
Aug 05, 2012, 10:17 PM
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First kit build


I am new to RC planes (about a year ago), and thus far have scratchbuilt a couple F22s and a couple Polaris. I used fan fold and learned a lot through trial and error (hence...two of each plane!)

I bought my first kit...the MAKO which I picked up at the Warped Wings breakfast/flying event last Saturday...let me tell you, the kit is AWESOME!

I know the tiled plans are up now, but the kit contains so much more than just foam. Lots of precut servo horns and connectors and motor mount ply, all of the carbon, SLOTS already made for the carbon...

What I am trying to say is, if you are like I WAS and insist/plan on scratchbuilding this rig, do yourself a favor and order this kit. This thing already looked like an airplane faster than I could tape/cut the tiled plans!!

I am also liking the glue they recommend (can't remember the name, but about five dollars a bottle). I have used epoxy/gorilla/CA and still will, but am liking how this stuff is working!!

I'll post pics when it is complete!!
Aug 06, 2012, 04:06 AM
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Plans are up ... see post #2

Thanks Ken
The plans look great!
Thanks for all your hard work Ken and Greg.


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