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Old Jun 12, 2016, 12:47 PM
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Where is Jeff????....F9F Panther rebuild

After my most recent crash at fermin my panther is ready for a desperate rebuild...the vertical is a banana split but the rest is in decent shape.....does anyone know if Jeff fukashima is still around....I've heard the Panther is somewhat of a rare model....curious of the chances of getting another fuse or is this bird one of the few left......................................if anybody has a Vortech Panther raise your hand and post pics.................................where is Jeff???
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Old Jun 12, 2016, 10:19 PM
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He stopped by fermin back in January, he said he was going to come out and fly, but I haven't seen him out yet.
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Old Jun 12, 2016, 10:44 PM
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That 'banana split' looks awfully repairable
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Old Jun 12, 2016, 10:53 PM
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Well good to hear he's still around.....at least I know there's a possibility hahaha...thanks Ian
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Old Jun 12, 2016, 10:54 PM
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That 'banana split' looks awfully repairable
Oh ya...no biggie....she's not scrap worthy yet
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Old Jun 13, 2016, 12:28 AM
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Howdy folks!
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Old Jun 13, 2016, 03:05 AM
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Whoah, hi Jeff! Vortech P-51 was my first "real" slope plane. Build it around 1990, and it still flies today!

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Old Jun 13, 2016, 07:31 PM
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oh cool! One of the orginals and still looking good! I still fly 20 year old planes. maybe a wing change here and there.
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Old Jun 13, 2016, 09:54 PM
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Hey awesome.......how's a goin Jeff F.......good to hear another one of the OG's is still alive and well...so let's hear it from the horses mouth, how rare is my panther and what are the chances of convincing you to make me a spare fuse (or 2) for when I do finally destroy this one (it's inevitable) hahahaha.......i absolutely love the plane , it flew radical and looked killer doing it....she got compliments every time I flew it even in as bad a shape as it was before I killed it hahahaba......it will live again
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Old Jun 13, 2016, 11:37 PM
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stay in touch and i'll keep you alive. was it you that crashed that plane at fermin few years ago? yeah it's rare. hee haww. oh wait a horse goes......??
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Old Jun 13, 2016, 11:58 PM
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Rite on!.... no I actually got lucky and scored it in a lot of 8 foamie planes I bought here on RCG a few months back....the guy didn't really know what it was, said he got it on Craigslist .....it has a name and number on the side but I never called it (Jack Cannon)I'm guessing the original builder........i was having too much fun and unfortunately I snagged the cliff on the right at fermin last weekend and helicoptered it over the wall
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Old Jul 15, 2016, 01:39 PM
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Hahahahaha....decided to use the wing from my wrecked "tucker special".........banana split fixed...wing glued....belly pan glued.....nacelles next................tail....bondo.....respray
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