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Old 11-18-2017, 02:14 PM
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Default FSI Black brant copo/beta test model

Hey all one of the new FSI Black brant ll pre production kits has been shipped to its new owner
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:18 PM
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Looks like the same 1/4" balsa surface mount fins and balsa NC and TC like the original FSI company kit. Is the kit intended to be a faithful reproduction of the old kit?
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:21 PM
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BTW, a friend of mine still has an original FSI BBII with 29mm mount that he absolutely punished with his EX G and H motors. He always got it back. I flew mine on EX F's and G's and retired it when I got out of EX and HPR. It shows that balsa and surface mounting can withstand a lot of abuse when built right.
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:24 PM
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Its going to be as close as I can get it the copo prototypes had a two piece airframe tube the "official" release will have the 18" 5" 3" tube compliment of the original vintage kit
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:27 PM
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FSI doesnt exist amymore.
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:41 PM
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Wait and see three customers in the last week may disagree
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Old 11-18-2017, 02:45 PM
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Wait and see three customers in the last week may disagree

Is he buying Semroc parts from eRockets for his "kits," or is he just scraping together stuff Dave Bucher made before he died?
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Old 11-18-2017, 10:13 PM
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Why does it matter where he gets his parts from? He's trying to reboot FSI. The decisions are in his hands.
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Old 11-18-2017, 11:01 PM
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This FSI chatter has me pumped up to finish the camo paint job on the fin section of my Hercules clone. The weather here isn't looking very flight friendly this weekend. 50-60 mph winds today, rain late afternoon and evening, then temps dropping rapidly from 60s today to a high of 39 tomorrow and dropping all day. I might not be able to fly, but I be able to paint.
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Old 11-19-2017, 10:17 AM
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Hey all one of the new FSI Black brant ll pre production kits has been shipped to its new owner


Glad to see it! I hope you can get things rolling again.
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