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Author Topic: scratch build F117  (Read 3292 times)

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scratch build F117
« on: October 23, 2011, 01:59:37 PM »

RC F-117 EasyBuild V2 with Retracts


This was my first attempt at a scratch build.....the plans are from RC Powers in 6mm depron but i did this one with 2 sheets so its all 12mm thick..i put electric retracts in it .,, im not the one doing its maiden its one of the club members flying it as he has more Exp than me.. it turned out to have not enough power but it flew and made me v happy that it did...
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2011, 02:20:17 PM »

That's awesome - I think the speed suits it, it looks much more scale than it being blasted around everywhere :)

Nice job!
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g.collins

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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2011, 10:14:07 PM »

that's lovely Dave.
it looks really cool and looked pretty stable, well don
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2011, 10:33:20 PM »

cool build.... nice to see predannick again too.
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2011, 11:48:17 PM »

gotta love rcpowers plans eh. I got my eurofigher typhoon plans from there. SHEESH!! that thing went vertical like it had a rocket strapped to it.

Your f117 looks the dogs matey, the silhouette against the sky is just brilliant looking.
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2011, 12:23:28 PM »

 ;D Thanx guys for your comments...it did look nice in the sky shame its in the depron plane scrap yard now  :(
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2011, 12:43:16 PM »

;D Thanx guys for your comments...it did look nice in the sky shame its in the depron plane scrap yard now  :(

That's a shame, what happened ?
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2011, 02:12:59 PM »

;D Thanx guys for your comments...it did look nice in the sky shame its in the depron plane scrap yard now  :(

That's a shame, what happened ?

Hi TeeJay 

well it came down from a great hight in a spin and hit the ground i think an aleron horn came out or got stuck...not to worry as a 1 meter sheet of depron was only 6 so the plane only cost 12 and i had all the electrics already im just glad the retracts were ok as they were 70. :o
Dave
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g.collins

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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2011, 02:15:56 PM »

its the time it took to build that makes me cry.
 :( G
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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2011, 02:29:10 PM »

its the time it took to build that makes me cry.
 :( G

Yeah i was a bit tearfull i took my time making it an was realy proud of the out come.
I may have a go at doing another one or maybe sumin diff.. ;D
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hexo

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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2011, 02:29:30 PM »

Worst part is cutting them out!

I've spent to long doing that... CNC cut would work well would it G?

Nice build and flight btw Dave. Keep up the good work!  :)
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g.collins

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Re: scratch build F117
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2011, 03:14:08 PM »

CNC is great for it, I have also used the laser in 3mm Derron, but you have to cut it fast, els the sides melt and you get a tapered edge.
a laser is also reel good for knocking out balsa plans.
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