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Old Nov 30, 2006, 04:16 AM
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CMPro Discus CS 2.652m


OK. Not so much a build log as a shake and bake.

Guess what got to Roj's today? I was there for other goods and just asked if it was in yet. Luckily I did because he had forgotten to put it aside as I had asked a few weeks ago.

And sorry Gunna, it's the only one delivered to him

Apparently M.E. are out too, so you'll have to try other shops.

A few details:
  • $185AUD A bargain!
  • 2652 mm span
  • 1153 mm long
  • 1100-1200 g weight
  • Hx 83-Nase 3 modify ??
  • 32 dm area
  • 34-37.5 g/dm2

And now on the inside of the box:
  • a bag with sticker sheet, instruction sheet and a CMPro catalogue
  • a nice fibreglass fuselage with stickers applied
  • Vacuum formed canopy floor with instrument 'mushroom' (sorry, I've been visiting too many german scale model sites)
  • Blue tinted canopy with white trim pre-applied
  • Wooden wings with wrinkle-free covering. Yipee

It is, without doubt, made by the same peopleas the Aero-Fever DG-1000. Even the instruction sheet is exactly the same style being an overallisometric diagram with a few details sketches surrounding the main piccy.

Noted improvements over the DG:
  • proper cable pull-pull system included for the rudder
  • canopy has a proper latch at the rear (with slot precut in fuselage)
  • wing retention method (4 off Allen screws secured to the incidence rods)
  • did I mention the wrinkle free covering

Glenn
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Old Nov 30, 2006, 04:34 AM
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Now that is cute, do they make any other scale gliders besides the discus??

any ideas as to when more will become available?
Old Nov 30, 2006, 05:24 AM
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they make a few more ...

Ventus 2.6M
Omei EP 2.6M
Mouton EP 1.6M

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Old Nov 30, 2006, 05:49 AM
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Ross,

Only the Discus in scale.

Roj said M.E. was out of stock - only a couple of days after it came in. He says to check other stores.

Glenn
Old Dec 01, 2006, 12:46 AM
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jason H hooked-up. Addie came through, $10 more than Rojs. Has 2 left and selling fast.
Old Dec 01, 2006, 02:55 AM
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Good stuff Glenn, love the precision, 2652mm
Old Dec 01, 2006, 03:09 AM
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they make a few more ...

Ventus 2.6M


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Not yet but the website says "comming soon".
Old Dec 01, 2006, 08:21 PM
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jason H hooked-up. Addie came through, $10 more than Rojs. Has 2 left and selling fast.
$10 more, $20 petrol. No longer a bargain Gunna.
Old Dec 01, 2006, 09:29 PM
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Just got my discus quite a nice kit looking forward to building it Shane
Old Dec 02, 2006, 01:21 AM
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the carbon wing joiner seems a little soft might have to look around an alterative joiner as the one that comes with the kit is 6mm carbon and not wraped carbon my be a piano wire type i dont know yet i will sorce somthing else i think.Shane
Old Dec 02, 2006, 04:22 AM
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$10 more, $20 petrol. No longer a bargain Gunna.
No, mine was delivered to my door.
Old Dec 02, 2006, 04:24 AM
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Gunna have a feed and a shower and head out to the shed to have a build.
Old Dec 02, 2006, 04:36 AM
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Gunna have a feed and a shower and head out to the shed to have a build.
Make it a cold shower.

And according to you it's not a build - real builders like you stick bits of balsa together, not just put gear in ARF's.
Old Dec 02, 2006, 02:27 PM
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Make it a cold shower.

And according to you it's not a build - real builders like you stick bits of balsa together, not just put gear in ARF's.

Well Mr.Salisbug, you have had yours 3/4 days now and i've had mine for less than 24hrs and guess what, "gunna's is ready to maiden". What a good boy am I.....
Old Dec 02, 2006, 05:02 PM
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Where you flyin the discus today jase Shane


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