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Dec 13, 2017, 06:20 AM
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Yes I saw that . Alpha is going to re-organize the files. They are aware of it.
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Dec 13, 2017, 08:34 AM
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Oops, I was talking about the B24 files not the A10 files.

Anyway I grabbed what was there in the 2 zips and 45 minutes later I have these.
I tried .2mm layer height on these.
Standard, regular PLA white material.

Not sure what I should expect n
or what you expect,

Regardless it it what it is.

My E-mail is on my site

Bob @ Hoosier Cutout Service
Dec 14, 2017, 01:55 PM
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dahawk47 ... helloooo ?
Dec 14, 2017, 05:51 PM
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I’ll send you a note
Jan 16, 2018, 06:35 AM
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Hi all,
As I believe the all foam pivot for the wings will wear out pretty fast, I changed the pivot of the wings a little. I cut two sets of rings from interfitting PVC tubes (38-40 mm) and used a fine sandpaper to create some play, creating a sliding bearing. Glued the bearing in between the foam pivot. It's sturdy and it's smooth.

Rob
Jan 16, 2018, 08:33 AM
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Excellent mod.

Pix ?

Somewhere way back around 2007ish I believe I used some polyacrylic plastic
to do a similar installation.
However, I wore out everything else before IT even got stressed.
I'd used Black Depron which is much less abrasion resistance with the benefit of being Lighter

This is such a nice simple design I am surprised that it is NOT getting much
discussion or seeing much activity.

C 'est la vie

Bob @ Hoosier Cutout Service
Jan 28, 2018, 03:17 PM
Exceeds the speed of foam
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I still fly mine occasionally. It still impresses onlookers.
Jan 28, 2018, 07:44 PM
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Built Simple and light it's a very nice bird to have in the hanger !

Bob @ Hoosier Cutout service


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