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PostSubject: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptySun Nov 21, 2010 9:50 pm

For those that are looking for a little speed, I'm currently building a little 20" wingspan funjet to buzz around the site
Auw should come in at 9 ozs
Motor 2800kv with 4.75x4.75 prop
Esc 30 amp
servos x2 6g

I will be modifying the original design to incorporate a laminated canopy so i can get a little more shape into this area, I also intend to reinforce the box fuse corners which will also give me more material to sand more profile into the boxed fusealage. The build so far has been extremely easy
to do and I don't see any immediate faults with the design but only time will tell.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptySun Nov 21, 2010 10:08 pm

looking good,wot foam is that
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptySun Nov 21, 2010 10:21 pm

Its depron but in black as its all i have left to play with it actually seems a little more dense than the white.
You gonna give a scratchbuilt a try then Jeff ?


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PostSubject: Build update   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 4:32 am

I have redesigned the cockpit and nose section to give me more of a jet like front end, Laminated 7 sections to get the canopy roughed out and with a light bit of sanding I came up with this for the front view. The nose and fuselage have extra depron fitted on the inside as this will allow me to remove more material on the external to round the fuse and it will still keep its strength.
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This is still at the dry fit stage as I have to pick up the carbon spar sometime this week.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 5:03 am

Orr man thats looking awesome.can i skip the cutting out and sanding stage and just buy a flat pack of you lol. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 5:14 am

Jeff thanks for the words Its good to hear feedback like that

I know I have said this before but building these planes is real easy to do
I wish I had white depron as the black will be a pain to get colour onto that body.
I work in Stockton most days I take it you use Simon for all your local spares
I do when i want something quick like a carbon spar Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 5:26 am

yes i do, he's very good if its in stock.can take awhile if its not in the shop.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 7:23 am

I'm not going to push the speed angle on this one as I'm only using 2 cell lipos, who knows I might switch out the motor after testing and shoot for the magic numbers.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 22, 2010 7:29 am

Yeah thats looking really good Keith, looks much better than the normal blocky looking scratch builds Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyTue Nov 23, 2010 6:56 am

Carbon spar 3mm £4.99 from local lhs
Kiddies Kite from the local pound shop with carbon and fiberglass spars £1.00 each, its a no brainer really but a good tip if your looking to start a scratch build. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyTue Nov 23, 2010 7:06 am

Quick update on the build, Spars are epoxied into place (3 in total) it certainly stiffens up the wing.
The electronics should be here tomorrow then the body can be fitted out and glued up, that's when the shaping starts, it will turn this bird into a little beauty.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyTue Nov 23, 2010 9:46 am

Amazing what you can do in a few hours, more pics Very Happy
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Its still mainly a dry fit except for the nose, as stated in previous post the electronics are next.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyTue Nov 23, 2010 10:36 am

think I'm having a run up to brc this week for some depron.iv cut out the speedy plans.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyTue Nov 23, 2010 11:25 am

nice one keith i think i,ve found the right model for that motor and you,ve got the plans m8 shes a buite Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyWed Nov 24, 2010 8:19 am

Cheers for the replies guys, servo's are in and the servo protectors are fitted there's not much I can do until the motor is fitted.
Was hoping to maiden at the weekend but looking at forecasts its a no no for flying unless........
Hmmm I have an idea ........ Wink

@Phil the plans are there to pickup when ever your ready bud.

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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Nov 25, 2010 4:42 am

he he, I could get myself banned at the boating lake with that

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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Nov 25, 2010 4:51 am

Awww Paul now that's something to try in the summer.
I can hear them now "oi get that boat off the water" power up and fly off faces would be priceless Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Nov 25, 2010 9:37 am

Guys get your orders in for the winter. Keith has decided to build us all one, no point flying on his own is there.

Cheers m8 Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Nov 25, 2010 10:16 am

Your right daz I build em and you leave em sat in the GARAGE Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Nov 25, 2010 11:11 am

ROFL lol!
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PostSubject: mini funjet    Mini Funjet build EmptyFri Nov 26, 2010 5:45 am

Mini Funjet build Sdc10625nice one keith cant wait to see it fly, ive just put a bigger motor (emax 2812)in my bongo & tried it today its like grease lightning.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyFri Nov 26, 2010 7:40 am

wingpete wrote:
Mini Funjet build Sdc10625nice one keith cant wait to see it fly, ive just put a bigger motor (emax 2812)in my bongo & tried it today its like grease lightning.

Thats the same motor I use on the saab grippen I've gone for the 2805 2800kv for this funjet,
the speedy carries this little beauty and I highly recommend it
http://www.giantcod.co.uk/keda-thumrun-282614-outrunner-brushless-motor-p-403664.html
of course its outa stock atm but its worth waiting for as it covers a very wide power scheme suitable for most planes.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 29, 2010 2:24 am

Well the Build Is now complete and all wiring in place, tests show 80 watts on 5x5 prop running a 2 cell 1300mah lipo. Just need this white stuff to go and I can maiden. Auw excluding lipo comes in at 5.4 ozs so I'm expecting this one to move well.
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyMon Nov 29, 2010 5:42 am

Get out in the snow i went out twice today in it to play Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Mini Funjet build   Mini Funjet build EmptyThu Dec 02, 2010 12:53 am

Added a little base for the colour scheme
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