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Offline tntrcnutz

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extra 300 re build
« on: September 18, 2014, 07:10:54 PM »
a friend of mine gave me his 300 about a year ago ...
and let me tell you,, it was awful
he tried to recover the plane but gave up
so ....being the monokote master her and I decided to take on the project
I love bringing back relics but here is a couple of pics to show you where we are at on it so far
I will keep posting the progress as we go


we started the stripping and sanding  process and removed a lot of useless putty








and here we are just before moving the shop








more to come as we progress

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2014, 08:08:43 PM »
Dude, nice big workshop. Benchtop galore  :t2030: :t2030: :t2030:

BTW, the planker stripping came out very good. :t2030:

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2014, 08:17:27 PM »
thanx
the next pics I will post in a couple of days showing the mods and wood reconstruction
that we chose and had to do


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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2014, 08:01:40 AM »
1st thing 1st, that is not the hobby shop you have been showing us... :face-slap: :face-slap: :face-slap:
That is a huge work shop, AWESOME!!!!! :t2980:

The plank is looking good, is that you other shop or what????  :scratching_chin1:


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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2014, 08:39:18 AM »
1st thing 1st, that is not the hobby shop you have been showing us... :face-slap: :face-slap: :face-slap:
That is a huge work shop, AWESOME!!!!! :t2980:

The plank is looking good, is that you other shop or what????  :scratching_chin1:


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we started this project in the old shop but since had to move
the pics of the hellis  that I posted are in the new one
but anyway at least I can now get back to working on the 300 and the helis
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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2014, 09:30:35 AM »
Oh, so this is an older project y'all have been working on for a few years then???  When did ya move??



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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2014, 09:52:27 AM »
The bones look pretty good on that planker. It's nice to see the restoration...thanks for posting.

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2014, 03:47:10 PM »
Oh, so this is an older project y'all have been working on for a few years then???  When did ya move??



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we moved the shop in the late part of June to our house (there are many reasons involved with this)
but we really like having it close by. at least now we can work at a comfortable temp year round now
The only thing I miss is having my brother coming out and sitting with us... memories that I always have with me
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I will write a post and tell all what 's been going on with us


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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2014, 10:32:02 AM »
 :t2030: Nice work .
Its almost harder to restore an old model than it is to build a new one from scratch .
Looks like its solid enough so should be worth doing

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2014, 06:56:48 AM »
sorry that it is taking a while to post more pics
but this my first day off in 28 days
 :t1933: :t1933:
and when I get to work while all of you get to sleep
the day gets kinda messed up for me because I don't get up till about 4...
it leaves little time to get things done
 but things are calming down at work so I will get more time soon to work on things
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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2014, 07:18:02 AM »
sorry that it is taking a while to post more pics
but this my first day off in 28 days
 :t1933: :t1933:
and when I get to work while all of you get to sleep
the day gets kinda messed up for me because I don't get up till about 4...
it leaves little time to get things done
 but things are calming down at work so I will get more time soon to work on things
 :t2962:
it is a very solid frame and it was flown a few times early last year , then my friend tried to re cover it and gave up
and he ended up giving it to me
 :t2036: :t2980:

the wife and I have done thousands of these re covers before
so we  are now doing this one...we found a color scheme on line that we are going to pattern it after


and a logo on the main white of the wing and aileron



or this with the black lettering on the ailerons


 :t2954:

we are not sure
maybe you guys can help us decide

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2014, 09:56:35 AM »
Tnt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  nice to see ya around again...  If I ever have problems with my Extra 300S I'll send it to ya to fix...  LMAO

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2014, 10:55:24 AM »
I've been holding off on responding to see what others would say, but I can't wait any longer....

It has to be the Busch Light logo. The color scheme is a perfect match. Futaba's claim of being the difference is a bit too self-congratulatory for me - even though it may be partly true.

And besides, who doesn't like beer?

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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2014, 10:41:55 AM »
AND THE WINNER IS
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I,m with you rumble
who doesn't like beer
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Re: extra 300 re build
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2014, 05:41:10 PM »
sorry that I haven't been on here for a while
been sooooooooooo buuuussssssssssssssyyyyyyyyyy
at work .

I start vacation next week and I plan to get a lot done on the 300
I will post pics and vids
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