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03-25-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By funkworks

I found some 8.5 oz cloth id like to try out. Do...

I found some 8.5 oz cloth id like to try out. Do you think using that and then going over it with 3/4oz would be a good idea?
03-09-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By funkworks

Thank you sir. Makes sense. I may go ahead and...

Thank you sir. Makes sense. I may go ahead and add a third layer then. I'm going to try to get as smooth a surface as possible before starting to add the fiberglass.
03-06-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By funkworks

Youre right Sid.. I took your advice and studied...

Youre right Sid.. I took your advice and studied your build before starting mine. Your method was the best way for sure. I have another support I have for the front I just moved it out of the way for...
03-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By funkworks

Got a good bit of work done yesterday. Here are a...

Got a good bit of work done yesterday. Here are a few photos of what Ive got so...
03-04-2014, 12:27 PM
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Posted By funkworks

It's been a while so I thought I'd throw up a few...

It's been a while so I thought I'd throw up a few photos of my progress so far. It's been fun and I've learned a lot doing this.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1974870...
01-13-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By funkworks

Thank you! I dont have a unit yet so the...

Thank you! I dont have a unit yet so the measurements you gave me are great and lets me move forward with the drawings without sinking the money on a fan unit just yet. I'm modeling the "c" variant...
01-05-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By funkworks

Anyone own an E-Turbax fan??

Hello everyone- I'm looking at getting an e-turbax fan for a model I'm designing. Basically, the current size I'm look at building gives me enough clearance for a tailpipe exit of about 3.75 inches...
12-22-2013, 10:58 AM
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Posted By funkworks

Has anyone built a camera using Arduino?

I stumbled into some info on Arduino and it seems great for r/c use. I was hoping I'd find more information on people who have used it other applications like aerial photography. I'm in the process...
12-20-2013, 02:06 PM
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Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

...of course I find a site with exactly what im...

...of course I find a site with exactly what im looking for right after posting this. So it seems like 90%-100% is ideal for inlet size and 75%-85% is about is considered to be a good compromise for...
12-20-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

Thanks! Quick question for all of you... I'm...

Thanks!

Quick question for all of you... I'm currently working out the fan size and I just want to make sure of something. I read somewhere that the outlet at the tail should be no less than 90%...
12-13-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

Here is a quick post with showing my progress so...

Here is a quick post with showing my progress so far.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1947240
12-12-2013, 10:19 AM
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Posted By funkworks

ok...so I'm currently looking to pick up a DX-9...

ok...so I'm currently looking to pick up a DX-9 in the next few weeks and just want to make sure there is no outstanding issues with it or the software. Thanks Andy for your insight and any other...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-04-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By funkworks

...maybe you could use twin EDFs. I think it...

...maybe you could use twin EDFs. I think it would be an interesting subject. Post some photos if you decide to do it!
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-04-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By funkworks

I don't see why not. You could base the flight...

I don't see why not. You could base the flight controls on the B-2.
12-04-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,245
Posted By funkworks

This is all good info. Thanks everyone. I really...

This is all good info. Thanks everyone. I really like the features of the Spektrum. It does feel lighter in my hands but im not sure if thats a bad thing. I like the idea of having telemetry too so...
12-03-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,245
Posted By funkworks

Thanks for the info. I went and looked at a DX9...

Thanks for the info. I went and looked at a DX9 yesterday and saw that it only came as a Tx only so the price difference makes more sense. I guess it now boils down to which radio is the best value....
12-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,245
Posted By funkworks

trying to decide between JR 9503 and Spektum DX9

ok... Im getting back into the sport and am looking at radios. I kept my old models but sold off my radio equipment a while back so Im starting fresh. I used to own a JR 9303 and liked it. Now I see...
11-25-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

Here is a quick update on where im at right now....

Here is a quick update on where im at right now. Still working on the 3D model right now and I have a long way to go. At least you can start seeing some of the rough outlines at this point.
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11-18-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

Thanks for the info! I really liked looking...

Thanks for the info! I really liked looking though your photos of your F-94 build. Ive been doing some rough calculations and realized that the wingloading on an 80'' span of my model was going to be...
11-16-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

Sounds good! I'm still working on tweeking the...

Sounds good! I'm still working on tweeking the scale outlines. I found a plasitc model kit of the "C" version I had bought years ago. I never assembled it so Im able to use it to help me with my...
11-12-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By funkworks

U-2 EDF scratch build project

Hi everyone- I've been wanting to try building an EDF U-2 for sometime now. I'm thinking about a 1/12th scale version of the U-2C which would put the wingspan around 81''. The idea is to build a...
11-12-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By funkworks

Yes... I had plans for those plus plans for the...

Yes... I had plans for those plus plans for the Mig-29. I'll be redoing the website and Im hoping to have it up and running sometime in December. I'll look through my master copies and see what I...
11-11-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By funkworks

Hi Don- I'll probably start making plans...

Hi Don- I'll probably start making plans available again early next year. I've redesigned my U-2 and am hoping to start building the new prototype in Jan. Soon after that, I'm hoping to make my other...
11-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By funkworks

Lanny... great looking model! I just found this...

Lanny... great looking model! I just found this thread. I've been out of the hobby for a while. I started looking at my U-2 plans and am working on building another one for myself. Seeing your photos...
06-19-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By funkworks

RE: My Predator MQ-9B 12' build

Hmmm...interesting build. Sounds pretty cool...
I built a prop version of the U2 a while back and it had a wingspan of almost 9 feet. I used a thunder tiger pro .36 for power. Because of the light...
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