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Feb 05, 2004, 07:09 PM
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Jim Young's Avatar
Kevin,

I've got you down, I just need to go through my old messages to total up the orders and alert people when they come in.

-Jim
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Feb 05, 2004, 07:34 PM
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Thanks Jim. Mabey we can have a squadron of them at MidAm this year ?
BTW - Do you still have cores and plans arround for your Micro Sport ? Would be great with an AXI 2212/XX and LiPo's.
Feb 06, 2004, 06:39 PM
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Two questions for those who have the nacells that Jim has had made up :

Are all four the same or are the two inbord ones extended back beyond the trailing edge ?

Where can I find Flite Metal ? Link ?
Feb 06, 2004, 06:58 PM
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All my plastic parts are the same size. There is a link for the Flite Metal earlier in this thread. I'm just gonna use Crome Ultracote for all the wood parts, and the crome duct tape for the plastic parts. I have plenty left over after installing a drier vent for the wife.
Feb 06, 2004, 07:57 PM
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Kevin, Look around here for flite metal..

http://www.flitemetal.com/

Randy
Feb 06, 2004, 08:25 PM
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Thanks rcav8r2 and Randy.
Feb 07, 2004, 07:46 AM
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Hi Kevin,

All the plastic nacelles are the same. We didn't ry to make that scale inboard one. Maybe in the future.

I trashed all the MicroSport core blanks when I moved. I hadn't sold one in years. I may be able to cot one if you are really desparate, or get Dennis to do it. THe plans should still be available from M.A.N. If not, I can run off a set.

-Jim
Feb 07, 2004, 10:10 AM
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OK Thanks Jim. After asking that question I looked back at each page untill I saw the pic you posted of the nacell and nose.
One size is fine. I'm not a "Stand-Off Scale Nut".
The reason I was wondering is retracts. Wondering if there would be a place to fold the legs into. After seeing the pic I came up with an easy solution shouhd I go the retract route.
The knee jerk idea is to just pull a new set. Not. I have never done one.
Second idea is the winner. Use the Lexan ones from the pieces you provide, cut then at the widest part and use the two peices as the front and back of the new longer inbord nacell. The middle can be framed out in balsa with 3 or four bulkheads, stringers and sheeted with 1/16 balsa. The lower streached section would mainly be the doors to cover the wheels when up.
I need to find some pic or line drawings for the B-29.
Feb 07, 2004, 10:17 AM
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Oh. The Micro Sport. I would like to build one but have so many in the build cue.
I need to order the plan. I didn't know they were avalable at man. I have the article and little dfx from Kens site saved.
Feb 07, 2004, 11:54 AM
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cores???


Jim,
Is Vulkinite still cutting cores for the wings and fuse?
A friend sent him a PM but as of yet has not heard from him.



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Feb 15, 2004, 04:28 PM
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I'm going to start on my B-29 this week, Has anyone used lithiums to power their B-29.

Jim
Feb 15, 2004, 09:17 PM
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As far as I know, Dennis is still cutting foam for the B-29. He works late hours, so have a little patients with him.

There are some B-29s running on Li-Pos get 20+ minute flights. Just remember you'll be pulling 40+ Amps, so size your pack accordingly.

-Jim
Feb 15, 2004, 09:17 PM
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As far as I know, Dennis is still cutting foam for the B-29. He works late hours, so have a little patients with him.

There are some B-29s running on Li-Pos get 20+ minute flights. Just remember you'll be pulling 40+ Amps, so size your pack accordingly.

-Jim
Feb 15, 2004, 11:07 PM
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Which Lipo's Jim?
I'd love to get 20 minute flights on my '29.
Perry
Feb 16, 2004, 01:45 AM
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Probably looking at 2S3P or 4P Thunder Power pack or 2S2P 2200 mah Tanic.


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