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Jun 07, 2005, 01:13 PM
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Hydro-Foam flying hydroplane... video and plans info

I just finished the video for the Hydro-Foam, and posted it on my site. This is a continuation of the Miss Fanfold video thread found here

I designed the Miss Fanfold. UAVpilot designed the Hydro-Foam. We are still testing before we release the plans for the Hydro-Foam. We will release no plans before their time They will be available on my site.

We took this video a few days ago while testing. I think it's my best video yet.

high res version (much better)

low res version... dial up sucks huh?

Check out the rest at

Thanks guys,
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Jun 07, 2005, 02:04 PM
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THAT is the coolest thing I have ever seen done in foam.

I can see a racing league for just these suckers. Half lake course half air

Well, looks like my other projects just got bumped for something else once again.
Jun 07, 2005, 02:26 PM
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They look Great Mike!
Jun 07, 2005, 03:22 PM
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You guys are seriously creative. That is really neat.

Jun 07, 2005, 03:27 PM
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Wow, these are really cool. I am very impressed. I can't wait for the kit. Do you want to start a preorder list or at least an interest list?
Jun 07, 2005, 03:34 PM
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Thanks guys!
As far as ordering... just subscribe to this thread. I will post here when they are ready. They will be emailed plans... so I won't run out.

Jun 07, 2005, 03:40 PM
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If the soccer field is busy, I just go to the lake. Can't wait, hurry up and finalize before summer is over. It doesn't last long around here. Unbelievable creatitivity.
Jun 07, 2005, 03:43 PM
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When summer is over there is always snow... up there at least.


ps. Shouldn't be too long
Jun 07, 2005, 03:56 PM
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Can't wait for plans.
Jun 07, 2005, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by MichaelConnally
When summer is over there is always snow... up there at least.

I never even thought of it as also being a perfect snowmobile. That's why I'm not even close to your creative ability. Keep up the good work.
Jun 07, 2005, 04:11 PM
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Way to go Mike & Ernest. They are amazing. You guys rock. I can't wait for plans. You know the first thing I am going to want to do, is make a big one.
CAD cutting table is waiting.

It's All Fun and ya'll just made it more fun!
Jun 07, 2005, 04:18 PM
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Those are awsome. I have been reading/ watching the "Miss Fanfold" thread, and have started making my own "flying boat". But, I can't wait for the plans, I'd like to build one like that also.
Would I be able to power one of these with a brushed motor and nimh battery?
Jun 07, 2005, 04:22 PM
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Just about the only thing I can say is this -
Great work!
Jun 07, 2005, 04:26 PM
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That's the coolest plane I've ever seen on RCgroups...I gotta have one !.

Jun 07, 2005, 04:37 PM
Miss Fanfold may end up as my most expensive foamie on record. It heavily influenced my decision to move from the center of town to a lake house!

Can't wait for the plans so I can have a pretty one, I just hacked mine out of foam using Mk. 1 Mod 0 eyeball. She's ugly and square, but I think she'll get me there.

Great job, guys!

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