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10-02-2020, 05:32 PM
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Posted By kregan

Updating the thread... Fred purchased the...

Updating the thread...

Fred purchased the plane in 2015. Recently I purchased the plane it's back home!

When I get comfortable flying again I'll refresh the fuel system and fly her again!
...
06-07-2013, 04:23 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Nice meeting you to Fred,
Thank you for the kind words!
04-01-2013, 07:09 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

WOW I can not believe it has been 5 years since I built the planes.

Looking back at the beginning of the thread I have to laugh because I have since built
two CNC milling machines and that...
12-13-2008, 10:51 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Thank you,
Good luck with your build!
12-13-2008, 10:36 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

You got it...

Black fuel tubing on the large side, nothing on the
small side.
12-13-2008, 10:09 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I drilled a #43 hole in the cuff and landing gear on the under side. I then
tapped the hole in the landing gear to 4/40. I used a single 4/40 socket
cap screw to hold the cuff up tight to the...
11-10-2008, 07:38 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Thank you,

I used black fuel tubing that I slit down the center
with an razor knife.
09-16-2008, 06:43 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Thank you,
40% is the scale of the airplane.

I have not flown in a month or so due to work and kids but will try and
shoot a video of Kurt flying his next time I get out.
08-26-2008, 07:41 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Yep, Big ***** Chair Club, better know as BACC.

Sometimes when things are going wrong in the air you just have to sit BACC
and enjoy the free show. At the same time you have to watch your BACC...
08-26-2008, 07:36 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Sorry Mark,
I did not see your reply.

You can use any of the pictures you like or I can send you higher res copies
if you need them.

All the pictures I posted were resized smaller...
08-07-2008, 04:11 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Update:

I cut some graphics for the plane from Monokote and installed them last week. Today
I had a chance to get out flying and snapped some pictures. I followed the video
shown in the...
07-04-2008, 05:43 PM
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Views: 101,839
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

80stars and Walt,

Thank you again for the kind words. It means a lot to me especially coming
from a professional builder that is held in such high regard!

Kurt flew the maiden on his 300...
06-25-2008, 04:20 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

OK guys, I was able to get out and do the maiden flight today!!
It was uneventful just like I hoped. The plane flies like a dream
and I am very pleased with the outcome!

Now we need to...
06-21-2008, 11:19 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I think it's just the camera playing tricks... It has a slight bend to it and it is pointed to the rear.
06-21-2008, 11:57 AM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Thunderbolts, thank you very much.

I have officially completed my plane today... Saturday, June 21 at 12:50 PM.

I have all the servos and Radio programmed, plumbing complete with a home...
06-14-2008, 07:27 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Kurt, happy Fathers Day!!! Your plane is ready to be picked up!!!

You will have a few things left to do, but not much. Fuel lines, linkage
adjustments, route your antenna's, and programming,...
06-13-2008, 04:34 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Made up a couple of radio trays.
06-12-2008, 07:37 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I don't think they will be ready next week. I just received a bunch more
hardware. The list off the top of my head:

1) make the radio trays
2) plumbing the tanks
3) installing the...
06-10-2008, 05:03 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I am using a pair of 5200 Fromoco Li-ion's and regulators for the Rx and one 2400
for the ignition. I purchased them a couple of months ago.
06-08-2008, 07:09 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I worked on the servo installation and wiring over this hot weekend. All the servo's
are install except the 2 rudder servo's in the red plane.

Once that was complete I finished installing my...
06-04-2008, 05:35 PM
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Views: 101,839
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Pilot's installed...

I used Velcro straps to hold him in place, copied Walt on Wayne's build. The velcro holds
them in pretty tight, I don't think they will move.

On the underside of...
06-03-2008, 06:30 PM
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Views: 101,839
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I relaxed an backed off the build for a couple of weekends.

Over the last couple of days I made the motor stand-off's and mounted
the motor and cans. I used stainless steel sheet metal screws...
06-03-2008, 07:45 AM
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Views: 101,839
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

I did a google image search and found a screen capture of a video game cockpit
for an Extra 300. I copied the picture and started editing in paint shop.

If you look around you could find...
05-24-2008, 09:56 AM
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Views: 101,839
Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Here they are... They look small outside!!
05-23-2008, 06:39 PM
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Posted By kregan

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Today I purchased the buffing materials for the paint so I could
get them finished up and pin stripped.

2000 grit sandpaper.
3M 06060 buffing compound
Two 5" wool buffing pads and backers....
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