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Official Freewing 80mm MiG-21 Fishbed Thread

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  • Here's a vid of my Freewing Mig-21 with the RCGEEK centerburner installed.

    Installation was really easy. The leds are really bright and they are a great help to follow my silver Mig-21 in the belgian skies. I really love the flickering effect

    During my last 2 take-offs I was even a bit blinded lol

    My friends were impressed as well, they thought I had a fire leaking at the back of my plane during my first take-off haha

    This vid is a compilation of several flights, I did 10 flights in row with the centerburner

    Mighty good job Chris & Air-Jon did !!!

     

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    • Hello, I have been flying the freewing Mig-21 and really enjoy it. I am at the point were I would like to paint it up in silver with multiple different shaded panels. Can someone please recommend the paints and technique on how to do this?

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      • Originally posted by canamwing View Post
        Hello, I have been flying the freewing Mig-21 and really enjoy it. I am at the point were I would like to paint it up in silver with multiple different shaded panels. Can someone please recommend the paints and technique on how to do this?
        Howdy and welcome to Hobby Squawk! The MIG 21 is a great flying bird! Paints are easy, the techniques are a book!!! After I locate it in my library, I will post a link to a book for panels and metal finishes and such... It is about 13.00 USD. Please stand by..... Jerry

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        • https://www.megahobby.com/products/t...g-jimenez.html

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          • https://www.megahobby.com/products/t...g-jimenez.html

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            • https://www.megahobby.com/categories...g-jimenez.html Look thru all the paints here... I use an airbrush and Post-It notes for making panels...
              Hope this helps!!!!!!!!!!! Jerry

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              • Originally posted by crxmanpat View Post
                It's actually right on 265mm as per the manual. But if you look at the picture in the manual, it's not at that spot, so it's a little misleading. But 265mm is right where you want to be for the CG.
                Hi Pat

                CG measured wheels up or down?

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                • Wheels down, no hump or weapons/tanks attached.
                  Pat

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                  • Originally posted by crxmanpat View Post
                    Wheels down, no hump or weapons/tanks attached.
                    Thanks Pat!

                    Walo

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