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Old 09-21-2010, 09:32 PM
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Default 1/6 FB F-5 canopy mechanism

Finally Finished!!!

I got busy and finished the scale canopy mechanism for my F-5. It uses one drive servo and 2 small servos for the front locks and is removable for interior access. Going to Super Jet South tomorrow for the trial run.

Here's some pics.

Jed

This is the rest of the build thread..
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_8405310/tm.htm
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Old 09-22-2010, 03:26 AM
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Default RE: 1/6 FB F-5 canopy mechanism

looks really good! If you ever want to trace all the parts and email it to me feel free

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Default RE: 1/6 FB F-5 canopy mechanism

Great job Jed!!
Will you be painting it?
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Thanks guys...

Alex, sorry, I just ran out of tracing paper.

Dom, just painted it grey.

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That’s impressive Jed.[sm=thumbs_up.gif]
I will look for you Saturday.
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Jed, looks awesome!! What did you use for the final material? looks almost like a delrin plastic or something of that type.
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Ian,

Sorry for the late reply I'm at SJS flying. I sent the prototype to Dan at Details and he put it into urathane.

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