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Old 02-10-2010, 10:26 PM
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First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Well now, look what we got here......
The latest from Bill Hempel's Team Edge! The New 50% Edge 540 Version II New Improvments from the first Bad A$$ Edge are counter balances both on the wings and stab, Carbon landing gear, spinner and wheel pants! New Cowling design, And Super light weight construction The overall looks are very scale and is designed around the full scale Red Bull Racer. Designed around the 3W 275 Power house, This new Edge promises to be a real performer. Here is a first look.
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:27 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

yesssssss first to see it
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:29 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

how much will it cost $$$
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:30 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Oh right...$2500
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:31 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Is this yours ?
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:32 PM
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Yes
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

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Old 02-10-2010, 10:37 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Mike the thing looks SICK! Good luck with it! And remember POST LOTS AND LOTS of PICTURES!
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:42 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Thanks Andrew! I will post many pictures as we go along with the build. (Assembly )
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:52 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

WOW! I love it. Why are the counter balances on the wings in a little from the tip?
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Old 02-10-2010, 10:57 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Im pretty sure its for aerodynamics,efficiency and less drag on the wingtip. This new Edge has fiberglass wingtips instead of just a flat tip like the first version.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:06 PM
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Mike the new Edge looks sharp!Good luck with it.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:07 PM
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Thanks Edgeman!
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:13 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Mike what other modifications were done on the version two vs version one besides the counter balances on the ailerons?
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:18 PM
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Re: First Ever!!! New Hempel 50% Edge 540 Version II

Missed the first post....Lol, New cowling, new Canopy, new counter balances, Even lighter than the first version, New wing tips, Carbon gear, Carbon Wheel pants, Carbon Spinner and New scheme.
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