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Nov 28, 2012, 03:34 PM
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Possible Demon 40" for sale


Just wanted to gauge interest in a possible Demon 40" for sale. This is not a Demon lite, it's a standard Demon. All built, ready to fly, all electronics and a set of batts. It wouldn't be cheap but it's quite a bird.

Eric
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Nov 30, 2012, 03:06 PM
never mind the boll⁣⁣⁣ocks
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i love this plane. it is so slow and smooth, its huge. fun fun fun.

not the best video... haha you can see a couple of good passes 1 ft off the deck towards the end.

ZXL nite flyer maiden (3 min 0 sec)
Nov 30, 2012, 03:13 PM
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Nice work. That is pretty
Nov 30, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Nice build Brosious, zxl is gunna be my next after my original zeph gets beat up. Where did u source out thos spot light?
Nov 30, 2012, 04:09 PM
never mind the boll⁣⁣⁣ocks
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ebay, they are a few $ each. you also need to get a LED driver for them and a heatsink. 10w is way too much, at full power they will burn straight through the lam.
Nov 30, 2012, 04:42 PM
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Where can I finds specs on the Ritewing outrunners?
Dec 01, 2012, 08:23 PM
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http://fpvlab.com/forums/attachment....8&d=1334881104
Latest blog entry: My fixed wings
Dec 02, 2012, 07:23 PM
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88" Zeph


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Dec 02, 2012, 09:31 PM
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Beautiful! Love that color.
Dec 02, 2012, 10:16 PM
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Thanks! It's become my go-to scheme, just primer that gives a nice even finish and a little color to make it "pop".
Dec 02, 2012, 11:07 PM
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What king of primer? U got lam on it?
Dec 02, 2012, 11:17 PM
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What king of primer? U got lam on it?
+1 I love that look and am nearly ready to paint my second zeph.
What is the best filler at this point? I used some spakle I had on my first build and the lam wouldn't stick to any of the spar sections of it lol.... I got a decent smooth finish but im not happy with the lam appearance up close
Dec 02, 2012, 11:19 PM
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Lam on the elevons, 2.2oz kevlar on the foam. Its just Krylon primer.
Dec 02, 2012, 11:29 PM
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Crazy, how do u apply the kevlar? same as fibreglass with resin
Dec 02, 2012, 11:36 PM
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Plumbers GOOP thinned to warm honey consistency with toluene or a toluene substitute.

To get a good surface for it to attach to I used the above mixture with spackle mixed to a whipcream consistency applied to the hotwired foam. Just tried it on an Elebee2 which due to being molded allows you to forgo the spackle step.

If you used resin, you would lose the benefit of EPP properties. With the GOOP/toluene mixture, it doesn't wrinkle nearly as much as lam does, even after trying to get out the wrinkles in the lam with heat. I doubt this method will take off, it was about a $100 worth of kevlar for this wing. I won't do it any other way though now, I love the results and never liked the appearance of the planes I laminated, no matter how carefully I applied it.
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