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Dec 03, 2012, 08:47 PM
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Precious Metal


I started this in this thread https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1777186.
I thought it might be better to move it to it's own thread, so we'll start again here...

I posted on the PM Facebook page asking the team what the pitches were, or more precisely, the pitch differential between front and rear prop, it'll be interesting to hear what they have to say. They want to see the bird when it's done as well, that's nice of them.Ordered a PM T shirt too
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Dec 03, 2012, 09:55 PM
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Mark,

Careful, someone might think you like pylon racers

charlie
Dec 04, 2012, 08:06 AM
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I like things that are.......different I have yet to see another Osprey GP5, and very few Tucker Kingcobras!
I have a Zeke on the drawing board next....
Mark
Dec 04, 2012, 01:35 PM
I eat glue
What happened to the Zero?
Dec 04, 2012, 02:38 PM
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The Zeke plans are pretty much done. Ill probably build that one after PM...
Dec 04, 2012, 03:15 PM
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Here is the thread from the first one, s400 powered.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102683
Dec 04, 2012, 10:01 PM
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You already know where I stand on the paint job Mark. I've got a modified Yak-11 racer ready to cover and there is no doubt what colors I'm going with!

Dec 04, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Can you say "Hi Viz"? lol Love it!

I'll be thinking about colors as I build. This thing has more schemes than a chameleon

Mark
Dec 04, 2012, 10:35 PM
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Dec 05, 2012, 06:04 AM
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Mark,

Looks like another interesting project....I'll be watching your build.

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Dec 05, 2012, 09:28 AM
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Dec 05, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Put the mounts in the servo wells, roughed in one wing tip. After glue dries I'll finish it to shape. Panels epoxied together.
Dec 06, 2012, 08:43 PM
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One wingtip done, other glued on, center joint epoxied and taped.

I picked up my motor from Prop Shop Hobbies today (Thanks Matt!), and it's a pretty sweet item!
With the motor mount, and two props, it's 12.65 ozs......no lightweight for sure!

Rear prop has to be drilled for 4 Allenhead screws that go into the motor case. They provide a drill guide with the motor. It is fairly simple for me with a drill press, but for the average guy it might be a challenge.
There is not a lot of CR shaft for the front prop, but I assume they have run these and tested them, and that there is enough there to grip on to.

Only have to make the aileron servo hatches from 1/16 ply and drill/countersink them, and finish the other wing tip and the wing is complete....

Mark
Dec 07, 2012, 06:26 PM
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I'm going all in...look what came in the post today!
Dec 07, 2012, 07:57 PM
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I'm going all in...look what came in the post today!
Don't let the color scheme of the airplane as depicted on the shirt sway your decision Mark. Stay the course!


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