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Old Nov 07, 2006, 02:56 PM
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Not the greatest photo's...


But none the less here they are.

Botom of the wings on mine are same transparent red and white.
Fuse is all white. Black canopy.
My only concern at the moment is the fuse seems a little flimsy up front, but as I put in the servo tray and other stuff it should stiffen up. The wing is beyond strong
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Old Nov 07, 2006, 03:39 PM
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You gonna post pictures or do we all come to your house?

Edit: you just posted in time, was planning to come over. Nice sheme !!!!! If Receredg is not in time posting i'm at his door soon, map for Pittsburgh in the hands already, scotty's warming up the beemer right now.
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Old Nov 07, 2006, 05:06 PM
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Here are a few more


This just shows the Spar, hinge gaps and fuse size. That spar rod is square, abotu 13 inches long and 1 inch across half inch deep I'm pretty sure my big butt could stand on it and it wouldnt even bend. The rudder is gorgeous, it has a neat rounded right side that keep the gap sealed to full deflection.
THe fuse is enormous with tons of room to work in it. Plus the elevator and rudder rods and housings are pre-run so its just install the tray and hook up the hinge in the surfaces.

I am very happy with this purchase. The plane is very light and I think it will fly far beyond my capabilities.

Tom

(another couple of pics to follow)
Old Nov 07, 2006, 05:17 PM
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Another nice touch is that they have wire tubes running back through the wing to keep things neat. They have also cut out the end of the root rib and the joiner section on the fuse to allow for cable end like the Hoopes Connector (which I am having made as soon as I get Tom the measurments.)
Old Nov 07, 2006, 05:34 PM
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Are the undersides of the wings also white & red?
yes
Old Nov 07, 2006, 06:14 PM
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Tom
You had better bring it to the field on Sunday.

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Old Nov 07, 2006, 07:14 PM
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Thanks to Liberator I don't have to do the detail pictures, Thanks Tom.
The weather here has been lousy, hopefully I'll get mine outside tomorrow for some pictures. Mine doesn't have the wire holddown for the canopy but I think I'll make one.
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Old Nov 07, 2006, 08:57 PM
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Tom
You had better bring it to the field on Sunday.

Clarence
If I was a really bad boy I would get a cold and be out of work for the rest of the week and get it finished...but I can't see that happening. But I will bring it out.
Old Nov 08, 2006, 08:48 AM
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Thanx for all the info and pics guys... I can't wait to hear your opinions on how it flies...
Old Nov 08, 2006, 10:36 PM
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Tom The flu is starting to creep up on you...and a bad day of building planes is better than a great day at work.

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Old Nov 08, 2006, 10:57 PM
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Please do not post a pic of one of these done in transparent orange and white
Old Nov 08, 2006, 11:52 PM
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Is there any Carbon in the Fuse to beef it up in weak areas?
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Old Nov 09, 2006, 10:02 PM
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the fuselage looks like it is reinforced fiberglass with kevlar.
Old Nov 09, 2006, 10:32 PM
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Wish I could see it... the swelling around my eyes still hasn't started going down... I will get one of these when I get a better transmitter. I think they're really beautiful. Right now my Eclipse won't reflex the whole trailing edge...

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Old Nov 10, 2006, 11:07 AM
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Whoa!!!! Someone posted that it's legal for woodie competitions. Is the rudder molded or built up? That would make a difference with some CDs. Just want you to be prepared...

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