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Posted by Flat lander | Jan 13, 2014 @ 11:03 PM | 1,351 Views
Old plane, old man, new home for the plane.
Will probably recover and get it back in the air.
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 29, 2013 @ 09:38 AM | 1,429 Views
Wind needs to be coming up the river for some good flying. Large landing zone atop the A.
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 19, 2013 @ 11:01 PM | 1,388 Views
This DS site almost worked for my 13 oz. Zagy, wind from the right, be sure to not get to close to the water. Yep I had to fish it out once.
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 12, 2013 @ 12:39 PM | 1,893 Views
This is a slow referbish job!!!

Work shop is in Arlington, OR at the RV park.
Mog
Posted by Flat lander | May 11, 2013 @ 10:09 AM | 1,750 Views
Mog wing is ready for covering after one layer of extreme tape. My friend in the tree is saying his prayers (he is wanting me to get this plane done so he can have a mog lunch).
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:40 PM | 2,216 Views
Cut Elevons down and attached 3" to each wing tip and glued 3/32 ply to each tip. This should make for a faster Mog in the turns, maybe less flutter at speed.
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 09, 2013 @ 09:19 PM | 2,166 Views
Covering removed, now to smooth the wing out, harden up the tips and recover.
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 04, 2013 @ 10:00 PM | 2,181 Views
Picked up another MOG, thanks Matter_Daddy, I will probably take it down and recover the wing and do a little work on the tail. This one is at 1.39 lb. and my old one is at 1.42 lb.
Did a little work on the Gulp wing tip, been slow going, working out of town.

Get er done ya poke.
Posted by Flat lander | Aug 03, 2012 @ 11:30 AM | 2,707 Views
Just finished rebuilding the M-60, ready to DS it next week.
Posted by Flat lander | Jul 17, 2012 @ 09:06 PM | 3,010 Views
Combat wing came in at 35 oz on this rebuild.
Ready for some fur ball DSing.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 16, 2012 @ 01:27 PM | 2,791 Views
Have the wing 1/4's joined and the spars in, now to put the wings together.
Used epoxy to join the wings and gorilla glue for the spars
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 10, 2012 @ 08:10 PM | 2,892 Views
Took me 7 hr 25 min. to build, came in at 11.5 oz.
I never could figure out what way to put the wing tips on. I think as long as they match you should be ok.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 10, 2012 @ 12:25 AM | 3,100 Views
Zagi THL-- I have 5 hr. into this one, should be finished in about 1 more hr.
This plane will get me flying at Cape Blanco when the wind is at 5 mph.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 06, 2012 @ 12:17 AM | 3,131 Views
Zagi is started and should be finished in a week so I can start on the Gulp, sorry Steve the Zagi was on the bench first.
Runway will be dirt this year and if I can get some more dirt to level it out I hope to plant the grass in the fall.
Posted by Flat lander | Mar 20, 2012 @ 09:48 AM | 3,356 Views
I have not come in contact with balsa, foam,or transmitter in over 145 days. Work and home projects have been keeping me tied up for to long. Will get back at it soon, pushed the AR-1 aside and will start on the Zage for light wind. I tried to get my hands on another Electron 60 but they do not make them any more, Why? So I sent off for a Gulp DS II hope to have the Zage done before it arrives.
Posted by Flat lander | Jan 08, 2011 @ 11:24 PM | 3,690 Views
Bathroom is comming along with the shower wall up and some mud on the walls. AR wing tips are done and I spent some time up at the hill wishing the wind would blow.
Posted by Flat lander | Dec 21, 2010 @ 10:18 PM | 3,887 Views
Marcus did a good job on his wood shop project. Think I need him to finish my wing tips.
Bathroom is moving along with the floor in and sheet rock up.