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  • Not Foam ;)

    While the weather is terrible I've been 3D printing a 1700mm Supermarine Spitfire MkIX.

    Lot more to go but having fun.
    Intagram, YouTube, RC Afterhours
    Durafly: P-40N Warhawk, P-51D Mustang Ferocious Frankie, Spitfire Mk1a, D.H.100 Vampire "Canadian Edition" Dynam: Focke Wulf FW-190 E-Flite: Beechcraft Staggerwing 480, PT-17 FMS: P-51B Mustang Dallas Darling Freewing: de Havilland Mosquito, F-16 Falcon VT(RIP) Hobbyzone: F4U Corsair S ParkZone: T-28 Trojan, UM P-40 Warhawk, Albatros D.Va WWI, F4U-1A Corsair, UM F4U Corsair, S.E.5a WWI BNF, Spitfire Mk IX

  • #2
    This is definitely something different keep posting your progress. It will be interesting to see how it compares in weight and performance compared to foam.

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    • #3
      I have got to get a 3D printer this year. Has anyone ever 3D printed an EDF or designed one?
      Flying or RTF - Freewing 64mm P.15 on 4S, F-105, 70mm BAe Hawk, 80mm A-4 Skyhawk Blue Angels #6, F-86, Mig-21, Twin 80mm A-10, Twin 90mm A-10, 90mm F-15C on 8S, 90mm F-4J Phantom II on 8S; FMS Fox 2320mm glider, FHX-800 Trainer (FPV), 90mm Super Scorpion; Eflight 1200mm Spitfire Mk XIV; Twisted Hobbies Clik R2; LX 64mm F-117 Nighthawk on 4S; Strix Nano Goblin.
      Coming soon - Something cool

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      • #4
        Well what a busy print session.
        Had a few small issues but still printing away.

        Intagram, YouTube, RC Afterhours
        Durafly: P-40N Warhawk, P-51D Mustang Ferocious Frankie, Spitfire Mk1a, D.H.100 Vampire "Canadian Edition" Dynam: Focke Wulf FW-190 E-Flite: Beechcraft Staggerwing 480, PT-17 FMS: P-51B Mustang Dallas Darling Freewing: de Havilland Mosquito, F-16 Falcon VT(RIP) Hobbyzone: F4U Corsair S ParkZone: T-28 Trojan, UM P-40 Warhawk, Albatros D.Va WWI, F4U-1A Corsair, UM F4U Corsair, S.E.5a WWI BNF, Spitfire Mk IX

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        • #5
          Originally posted by RCjetdude View Post
          I have got to get a 3D printer this year. Has anyone ever 3D printed an EDF or designed one?
          I've seen a 1100mm wing span MiG 15, looks really cool.

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          • #6
            HMMM, we may be seeing the wave of the future................
            Paging Alpha!!!

            Grossman56
            Team Gross!

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            • #7
              Hey, Andre! Looking really good.
              What printer are you using? And, what slicer? I broke down and bought Simplify3D. Glad I did though. My prints have really improved. I hope to start on one of 3dLabs planes soon.

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              • #8
                Nice progress! I've printed the smaller spitfire and BF-109F but haven't fitted them with electronics yet. I'll be printing the Mig-15 soon so it's ready for Jet Jam in June.

                In case people haven't seen the flight video, here it is:

                 

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                • #9
                  HOLY COW! You can actually do that?!!! Doc

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by doctormike View Post
                    HOLY COW! You can actually do that?!!! Doc
                    Pretty cool, huh Doc? And, one can be printed out for about $30. All you have to do is buy the electronics to go with it. Well, and purchase the 3d model files.

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                    • #11
                      WOW, this is amazing!!

                      Grossman56
                      Team Gross!

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                      • #12
                        I've been checking out printers, reading alot....would be so sweet.
                        Lon

                        Youtube channel:* https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKc...goSkIdw85eZfPA

                        Hanger 9 Spitfire
                        SIG T-Clips 70
                        Freewing A-10 80mm, F-86 80mm, P-51D Iron Ass
                        Fliteline P-38L Pacific Silver
                        Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver Island Wings
                        Freewing Pandora

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                        • #13
                          That's on my must have list

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                          • #14
                            I think wonder woman and her plane is much cooler and certainly much prettier, but a very cool plane.
                            Still Learning:D

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                            • #15
                              Wow, that is impressive!
                              Aros.MotionRC
                              Motion RC Website/Advertising
                              Self-Admitted Warbirdaholic

                              My RC videos on YouTube:
                              https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDZ..._bdGEJBmtV7YUw

                              “My soul is in the sky.”

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                              • #16
                                Very cool. The possibility to add so many scale details is endless. This must be the future, download your RC plane, order your graphics, print it, fly it. Awesome.
                                I'd really like to get a 3d printer this year.

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                                • #17
                                  Tail section is the goal this week.
                                  Intagram, YouTube, RC Afterhours
                                  Durafly: P-40N Warhawk, P-51D Mustang Ferocious Frankie, Spitfire Mk1a, D.H.100 Vampire "Canadian Edition" Dynam: Focke Wulf FW-190 E-Flite: Beechcraft Staggerwing 480, PT-17 FMS: P-51B Mustang Dallas Darling Freewing: de Havilland Mosquito, F-16 Falcon VT(RIP) Hobbyzone: F4U Corsair S ParkZone: T-28 Trojan, UM P-40 Warhawk, Albatros D.Va WWI, F4U-1A Corsair, UM F4U Corsair, S.E.5a WWI BNF, Spitfire Mk IX

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                                  • #18
                                    Looking great Andre. Very interesting.
                                    Flying or RTF - Freewing 64mm P.15 on 4S, F-105, 70mm BAe Hawk, 80mm A-4 Skyhawk Blue Angels #6, F-86, Mig-21, Twin 80mm A-10, Twin 90mm A-10, 90mm F-15C on 8S, 90mm F-4J Phantom II on 8S; FMS Fox 2320mm glider, FHX-800 Trainer (FPV), 90mm Super Scorpion; Eflight 1200mm Spitfire Mk XIV; Twisted Hobbies Clik R2; LX 64mm F-117 Nighthawk on 4S; Strix Nano Goblin.
                                    Coming soon - Something cool

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                                    • #19
                                      Great work Andre. Can't wait to see this thing fly.

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                                      • #20
                                        JEEZ! This thing is a huge print!

                                        Good job, Andre!

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