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Old Jul 19, 2012, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Cobra68 View Post
Funny that you mention buying a back-up... I didn't share it initially because I didn't want to publicly jinx myself... but when I picked up #3, I also got #4... just in case!

If #3 augers in, at least this time I can blame it on the white paint... and if she flies like the dream that I keep having, I'll be sure to give credit where it's due...

Cheers,
Sully

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I hope #4 just stays in the box ;-)

I'll prob. get out and do another flight on mine this weekend. So far I've been real happy with the wing mod. as I was able to move the CG back quite a bit. I do wish now I'd picked up a spare. Bet they will show up again.

Take care -- Stacker
I too am planning for the "just in case"...... I have a Maxjet and a Lanxaing waiting, along with a Hobbylabs. I hate to jinx it, but my pusher prop version has lasted me for a great number of flights. The only mishap was right after the maiden where I ground up one side of the nose on a landing. I think it's due to how light the whole thing is without the twin edfs and no landing gear. It can literally float at lower throttle levels.
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