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Old 11-18-2009, 05:15 PM
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Been there, they do not have it listed anywhere. My experience with Hobby Lobby has been less than perfect.
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Old 11-18-2009, 06:53 PM
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No, they do not. You would have to have them special order and wait.
I would email Dave Wilshere if you really want this model.
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Old 11-18-2009, 06:57 PM
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Figures.
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Old 11-19-2009, 02:05 AM
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Hi Dave

As i could see, you are using your tanks parallel. Whats the difference? Any experience not to use serial? What kind of hopper are you using?

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Old 11-20-2009, 02:43 PM
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Martin

Sorry been away for a few days with the wife.

In operation not a lot, I've run both set ups on other models, tank shape can make a difference, because these tanks are narrow I figured it would be fine. Trevor has series and I have parallel, my UAT has a tiny amount of air after each flight, I have felt clunks in each main tank.

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Bob I will get you a shipping quote, just waiting on more kits!
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Old 11-20-2009, 02:56 PM
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No worries Dave.
My life has been very busy.
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Old 11-20-2009, 05:02 PM
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I might have missed it but is Trevor's P-60 powered? I was just wondering how it would go with a 14lb Wren 54Mk3.
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Old 11-20-2009, 05:38 PM
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Yes, P60 powered, so a 14lb Wren should have a little more go...

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Old 12-06-2009, 02:05 PM
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More flights today with the Inspiration, I moved the c of g forward 5mm after the first flight today (in 15mph winds) as in the turns it was sitting on it's tail. It's now Sweeeet. No KE couple to mention, super slow landings. Perfect small turbine sports model, now I've flown it again it's closer to a Badnit ARF than the Flash, more "pointy" with the thinner wing.
Really like this aeroplane (like my Spark!) Inverted spins are sweet and stop quickly, snaps are a little slow, but easy to stop.

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Old 12-07-2009, 03:08 AM
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For those building an Insp, my C of G, fuselage only, tail on, hopper full, is 150mm back from the wing break line

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Old 12-08-2009, 12:00 PM
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Just had another 5 Inspiration kits arrive, I'll be able to do shipping quotes for those over the pond who asked now.

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Don't sell my one Dave, I'll end up buying a ***** Bandit like Jamies!
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Old 12-08-2009, 12:41 PM
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Would go with your p**y Bobcat!
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I wish one was coming to me! [&o]
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:11 PM
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John

Your kit came in a separate box...just to add to my shipping costs...[:@]
Bet if Jamie flies the Inspiration he'll change his mind!, so don't let him ;-)

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Bet if Jamie flies the Inspiration he'll change his mind!, so don't let him ;-)


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May have to wait a very long time for that opportunity! more likely to see Martins Epic fly before Johns inspiration!
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I'm sure Dave can make this happen! It's just dollars and sense!
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Keeping the lights on guys is the prime consideration at this time, wishes will have to do!

This bird is on my radar, someday!
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Hey Jamie what a perfect combination for the Merlin 90, and a good test bed before the Tazar/Mach1/Allan Brown design!
Have joined the fuzz together now, and starting to build up the fin! You need to fit the wood in both faces and bring your fuzz up, so that it can be fitted in the mould and drilled before I give it back!
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Hey Jamie what a perfect combination for the Merlin 90, and a good test bed before the Tazar/Mach1/Allan Brown design!
Have joined the fuzz together now, and starting to build up the fin! You need to fit the wood in both faces and bring your fuzz up, so that it can be fitted in the mould and drilled before I give it back!
Wiil do . . . no chance this weekend as i am off down to sweedkicking country with Martin. You picked up your Inspiration kit yet?
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No not yet. I would like to, if work commitments allow me to!
I must speak to Martin, because need to order the engine and I don't know if he wants his just yet.
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Dave,

Whats the cost of this kit in UK, and can it be bought without retracts ???
Chrs Jeremy.
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:50 AM
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It's £1478.25 without UK Tax. It's sold without the gear. Inc Tanks and Tail Pipe

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Old 12-13-2009, 08:59 AM
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More shots of the Inspiration yesterday at our grass site. you can see the grass length on one of the shots, it was also very wet. Even with a P70 take off roll was only 75m.
Great sports model for tight sites, sealed nose opening so no mess on the radio!

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Nice shots Dave, is there enough room to fit a 100mm engine?

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