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02-27-2014, 03:15 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Lighat. There are a lot of useless...

Lighat.

There are a lot of useless plastic pieces in the kit. The good part is the 5 pieces of EPO foam. One major mod I made was to include a set of LG made by Chellie. Really helped. Some...
06-11-2013, 12:51 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Well ? With a sticky thumbs move, I managed...

Well ?

With a sticky thumbs move, I managed to auger my Mosa II into the ground. Duh !

Left a nice crater. The good news is that there was not very much damage. Cracked the fuse near the...
05-12-2013, 02:22 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Thanks for the tip Louis Lane- LOL Getting...

Thanks for the tip Louis Lane- LOL

Getting positive comments on the LG. I'll do a review somewhere.

Happy Mothers Day !

Dave
05-11-2013, 11:00 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Any one building the Mosa II? Great airplane. I...

Any one building the Mosa II? Great airplane. I had a minor mishap the day but no damage except breaking the prop. Taxied her into a bench. Duh !Now I can't find the correct allen wrench to get the...
05-01-2013, 03:30 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Well, it took some Macgyvering since my drill is...

Well, it took some Macgyvering since my drill is in a storage locker but I was able to wallow-out the both the holes in the wheels and the LG frames to mount the new hardware Chellie sent me. Exacto...
04-22-2013, 02:00 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Okay Gentlemen and Lady, If I had to pick...

Okay Gentlemen and Lady,

If I had to pick someone to maiden my Formosa II besides Chellie then it would have to be Ben Fisher, owner of 3DHS. I'll post the entire weekend Fly-in-low experience...
04-17-2013, 03:11 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Thanks Fish, The addiction must be tough to...

Thanks Fish,

The addiction must be tough to deal with over there. You have access to a sim? How about they let you fly the Predator around ? Just kidding. Hey, I found a new online HS that looks...
04-17-2013, 07:35 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Thanks Chellie ! I'll be thinking 1/2 throttle-...

Thanks Chellie ! I'll be thinking 1/2 throttle- Not. Probably should go up a few notches on the prop though , don't ya think with this motor? @ 100 mph, I think this plane would fall apart. Would add...
04-17-2013, 02:51 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Mosa is a wrap

CR,

Yes, the Crimson Cowl was in your honor-:D

Well, she's finsihed. :rolleyes: at least for now. My decals had to be soaked. What a PITA. Now I know why most people paint theirs. bubsteve...
04-16-2013, 11:31 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Okay, Gear mounted. Down to the GWS decals....

Okay,

Gear mounted. Down to the GWS decals. Are they peel-off or waterslide?

Thanks,

Hawk
04-16-2013, 08:49 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Fish, Thanks for going over there for us !...

Fish,

Thanks for going over there for us ! Last time I checked, they were not selling condo's yet. Hurry home ! You have saome RC flying to catch up on !

-Hawk
04-16-2013, 03:58 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Hey Fish, Are you back in WY? Great to see...

Hey Fish,

Are you back in WY? Great to see you here. I got interested in this plane while looking for something inexpensive, aerobatic, not necessarily 3D, to recycle some of the parts (motor,...
04-16-2013, 10:42 AM
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Posted By dahawk

http://youtu.be/utDVCqerqgY 40 sec. 360...

http://youtu.be/utDVCqerqgY

40 sec. 360 walk-around showing progress. Decals and LG tomorrow. Really impressed with Chellie's LG. Very light yet strong. Very high quality. Feels more like...
04-15-2013, 11:56 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Cheliie, I'm encouraged. Thanks for the...

Cheliie,

I'm encouraged. Thanks for the 1,694th and 1,695th times ! Timing is perfect. I'm now down to the decals and you got it, the LG. Really looking forward to recieving. I'll send you a...
04-15-2013, 11:47 PM
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Posted By dahawk

Mike, I stopped going there on Saturday...

Mike,

I stopped going there on Saturday mornings due to the Heli mafia. Seems like they have the field till about 1PM now. What kills me about them is that it's such a serial event. One guy takes...
04-15-2013, 03:39 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Made alot of progress on the Mosa this weekend....

Made alot of progress on the Mosa this weekend. Nice temps but too windy to fly, at least for me.

All servos are installed. Wing, elevator and rudder all hinged and put togerher.

Installed...
04-13-2013, 04:37 AM
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Posted By dahawk

Whew! Just filed an extension for the third year...

Whew! Just filed an extension for the third year in a row. Probably owe again . Damn.

Made more progress on the Mosa build today. Motor mounted. Starting to come together. Still can't find the...
04-10-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

SJ, Yes, my expectations were higher too....

SJ,

Yes, my expectations were higher too. Kind of a cheapie kit. But once you get into the build, it's not too bad. Might even find a cowl at the LHS that will fit. Spares are available from...
04-08-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

LPatrick, Thanks for the report. Any pics...

LPatrick,

Thanks for the report. Any pics or vids to share?

-Hawk
04-08-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Once I'm done with this build, I think I'll have...

Once I'm done with this build, I think I'll have a few Mo-mosa's ! Whew.

Got as far as I wanted to get today. Fuse is closed-up and epoxied. CF rod for wing epoxied-in. Carved and fitted aileron...
04-07-2013, 04:47 PM
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Posted By dahawk

bubsteve, Thanks for the pics. Inspires me...

bubsteve,

Thanks for the pics. Inspires me to complete. Mine won't be as purdy as yours.

Just got back from my favorite tool store- Harbor Freight. Needed a new wire cutter. I could hang out...
04-07-2013, 07:04 AM
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Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

TopSpin/Slow John, How's your build coming?...

TopSpin/Slow John,

How's your build coming? [popcorn]

I'm about 1/2 way through. Have not glued the two fuse halves together until I have everything figured out. Running the servo rods and...
04-04-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Chellie, Here's thank you # 1768. That's...

Chellie,

Here's thank you # 1768. That's awesome !

-Hawk
04-03-2013, 11:43 PM
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Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Had some time today so? "A carving we will go !" ...

Had some time today so? "A carving we will go !"

Decided on top hatch for battery. First I straightened out the channel and placed a piece of a ruler as a backstop so the battery will not slide...
04-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Slow John, I've been reading the build...

Slow John,

I've been reading the build thread over on RCG that goes back to 2005.http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422347
Fun in that you can see how much has evolved in a short...
03-31-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Thanks Top ! Glad you made it through eye...

Thanks Top !

Glad you made it through eye surgery(yikes) and are back in the game.

Been researching , looking at different options. battery and servo locations.

Have not mixed any epoxy...
03-31-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

In scoping out this build, there looks to be lots...

In scoping out this build, there looks to be lots of options. I want to make a battery bay on the top between the cowl and the canopy. RX and servos on the bottom side. Any reason I can't use the top...
03-30-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Thanks Chellie, Cluck cluck... You're the...

Thanks Chellie,

Cluck cluck... You're the best !

No rush. Haven't started on it yet.

Happy Easter !
03-29-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

Lloyd, Thanks for the pics and build...

Lloyd,

Thanks for the pics and build advice. I'm a sponge for information and ideas.

My sentiments the same on the kit and the manual. There's not much there. I hope the flight time ends up...
03-28-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,251
Posted By dahawk

bubsteve, 60 cents? is that all? LOL Maybe...

bubsteve,

60 cents? is that all? LOL Maybe I can rig a coin slot for the fuse. Just keep dropping coins in until it balances.

Your's look great. Wish I could paint. Have some spraypaint left...
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