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Old 01-09-2014, 06:20 PM
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After a lot of work, I am going to build my first diver. I found the plans on line. I was very lucky and got a chute from TV Products out of Belgium. It is a very high quality chute. I have the little guy cut out and will post pics soon. He is a beginner diver. I am also looking for templets for a chute. I want to try to sew one, but that is a later project. Thats how is works one project on the table one in my head, lol.

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Old 01-10-2014, 04:08 AM
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Hello Chris,
This little man is to see at the site Rc-parachute.nl and than looking for technics to the inside doll.
With this dolls do we jumping in the dutch competition.

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Old 01-10-2014, 02:06 PM
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Here some pictures of the inside.



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This could be a finishing of your jumper.


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Old 01-11-2014, 03:57 PM
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got everything cut out
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Old 01-11-2014, 03:58 PM
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Got the body done
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:54 AM
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Nice work Chris. I'll follow this from here.

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Got the legs on to day.
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Thanks looping. There is a lot of work in these little guys.
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Hi Chris,

Looks like the skydiver is coming along great.

You'll like the TV products chute, I have one and it flies very well.
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Thanks,
Yea the chute looks great. Working on templets to sew my own. Got a sewing machine today and the material is in. I am going to build a few jumpers first.

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Hello Chris,
If you like you could the next time to make the knees and enkels like this, because they has to be strong and is good bending by the landing.
we have try another methode but it brake down after a few times.



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Looks like the skydiver is coming along great.

You'll like the TV products chute, I have one and it flies very well.
Hello Gary,
I will to tell you that the most of the dutch jumpers used a chute from Theo. TV products (he is always busy to jump for better).

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Where did you get the rubber for the knees?
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Chris ,
Do a search for anti vibration mounts.
Most hardware stores have a selection.
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Sweet, thanks a lot
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got the arms on today.
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I found the anti vibration mounts at this web site http://jwwinco.com/products/section7/index.html They were $1.00 each. This is the cheapest I have found them. Most places they are 4-6 each. I will post more on the build when the parts come in.
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I've been thinking about building one also so I will be following your build. What size and weight are these built to? How big is the chute? Is there a standard? Like 1/4 scale or something like that? Thanks
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Hi guys,
my name is Christian Vogel and I am the owner of the company Flugwerft Edelweiss.

We manufacture RC skydiver and all accessories. Our skydiver (1/4 scale) are
successfully used in competitions and clubs.

Our kits are fully cnc machined and with all accessories.



Look at our homepage www.flugwerft-edelweiss.de

For questions please write email. We ship worldwide.

Please sign in for the price of your coutry.

Greeting - Christian



----> NEW Videos of our Skydivers on Youtube
http://www.youtube.com/user/flugwerftedelweiss
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Hello Chris,
Do jou have to make any progress with your skydiver?


@JoeR

If you to like to scratchbild 1/4you could make contact with TV Products in Belgium.
You can also to make contact to use our site. See belowe my autographe.

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What progress do you mean?
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Hello,
I mean the skydiver that Chris is making. Its now a few weeks later and we don't hear or see nothing of his skydiver.

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