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Old 11-07-2013, 07:14 PM
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I started on this a few months ago. I have seen these plans from RCM for years so finally decided to build one. I blew the plans up to a 65" span so its about 4" smaller than BVM. I decided on this size to take advantage of 19-22lb turbines I already have on hand and also give the option for electric.

I made some changes such as airfoiling the fin, doing plug in wings, and building a plug from foam and making a mold rather than going with built up construction. I am molding the fuselage, drop tanks, fin, stab, etc. wings will be foam core. Stab has been molded. Will be molding the drop tank and fuse next weekend.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:48 PM
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Excellent work Brian!!! Can't wait to see the finished product
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Old 11-07-2013, 08:07 PM
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Thanks man....that makes 2 of us!!

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Excellent work Brian!!! Can't wait to see the finished product

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Old 11-08-2013, 04:07 AM
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Very cool... and WAY too much work. (lol) It's hard for me to find time, to assemble an ARF.
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NIce choice of scale you did.. is small enough to be practical but at the same time big enough to fly well.
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:05 AM
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My company had a mass layoff a couple months ago which is the why I have time, but not by choice. I needed a project to take my mind off things

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Very cool... and WAY too much work. (lol) It's hard for me to find time, to assemble an ARF.
yep, I was thinking the same thing.

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NIce choice of scale you did.. is small enough to be practical but at the same time big enough to fly well.

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Been a long time but finally finished this thing up and it flys great! Took almost 2 years. Weighs 24lbs with a Dynamax fan and 12s. Working on a lighter one now and then will put a turbine in this one. Not a whole lot of places to fly turbines around here which is why I made it electric.

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Wow, congrats Bryan, that this looks SMOOTH!
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Nice work.. Great to see some real scratch building skills.

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Wow. molds and everything... Good job. Looks like she flies great.
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Thanks fellas!! Yeah, lots of molds!! Fuel tank mold is ready for turbine version.

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Wow. molds and everything... Good job. Looks like she flies great.
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Hi

Great work and congratulations, its a beautiful plane.

I am interested to know how you went about getting the Dynamax EDF conversion. Did you buld it yourself? If so, would tou care to elaborate how you did it and source of components.
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Very nice job! Congrats! I'm surprised you're allowed to run the afterburner in the living room though...
Is it 1/7 scale then?
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Thanks Eduardo! I got the fan from Tamjets. It's all assembled for $475. He also sells t ready to run with motor and speed control.

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Great work and congratulations, its a beautiful plane.

I am interested to know how you went about getting the Dynamax EDF conversion. Did you buld it yourself? If so, would tou care to elaborate how you did it and source of components.
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Ha! Only advantage electric has I guess lol. I'd day it's closer to 1:8. A BVM F-100 has a 69" span and mine is 65". I believe theirs is 1:8.

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Is it 1/7 scale then?
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Thumbs up Foam F-100, Freewing model?

Any chance anyone has a canopy from the Freewing F-100 Sabre? Originally had fixed gear, I put in retracts, but somehow lost the canopy, think my grandson got hold of it and threw it away. This one is 59" long with a 48" wingspan. Hoping someone might have one laying around.
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Originally Posted by mongo426 View Post
Any chance anyone has a canopy from the Freewing F-100 Sabre? Originally had fixed gear, I put in retracts, but somehow lost the canopy, think my grandson got hold of it and threw it away. This one is 59" long with a 48" wingspan. Hoping someone might have one laying around.
Freewing hasn't come out with an F-100 but Fly Fly has

Their website is hobby88.com

Also ask on RCG if there's an extra canopy
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I have tried to contact Tumbler via pm regarding this F100 but no luck. Does anyone perhaps have co tact with him they could share or could get him to log on ? Thanks
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He post under the same handle on rcg
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Originally Posted by erh7771 View Post
He post under the same handle on rcg
thanks erh7771. I am not on RCG. Could you pleeeease do me a favor and ask him to check in here. Many thanks
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