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Old Dec 22, 2005, 04:48 PM
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Hi guys, nice to see there's still some interest in this article.

The Twinstar II is a great first twin for sure and a great model in it's own right no matter how many engines. It's one flaw in my opinion (if it can be called a flaw) is that anything bigger than the .25's and there's gonna be a serious gas shortage as you've discovered. The plane and the nacelles can handle the .40's easily, but there's no way to feed them for any length of time.

I also agree that electric would be really expensive. I tried to power a .40 sized Uproar electrically on a shoe string budget and it's just not very satisfying. Went back to a cheap .46 and now it rocks! If money is no object you can get glow power or even a little better, but with less duration and slightly more weight. However if you're a poor family man like me, anything .40 size and up is wayyy cheaper glow powered with plenty power!

Merry Christmas everybody!

Jim
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