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Old Sep 23, 2012, 07:28 PM
G G Ghost Pirates !!!
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i think its better .. shorter grass and wider spaces
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Old Sep 23, 2012, 07:45 PM
ballin to keep from stallin ;)
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Way better.. 3 sides to fly on actually. I think a mentor flew over us today

Nice pics Dave.
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 02:39 PM
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What's Joe's username?

I got a CNC machine up and running (well, I got it moving). Cutting area is ~18"x36". Would like some hints and tips from him if possible.

Haven't been flying much with the arrival of baby #2 a few weeks ago.
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 03:30 PM
Gone Huckin'
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What's Joe's username?

I got a CNC machine up and running (well, I got it moving). Cutting area is ~18"x36". Would like some hints and tips from him if possible.

Haven't been flying much with the arrival of baby #2 a few weeks ago.
Congrats on the new addition. I've got one coming around 10/24...
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 06:41 PM
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What's Joe's username?

I got a CNC machine up and running (well, I got it moving). Cutting area is ~18"x36". Would like some hints and tips from him if possible.

Haven't been flying much with the arrival of baby #2 a few weeks ago.
I think Joe is 'Bluebird' or something like that. He rarely comes on here, tho.

Don
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 06:53 PM
J. Titors Gr Gr Grandpappy
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Hey Chris, you might be interested in double skinned bluecore now avail at abc.
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Old Sep 25, 2012, 08:53 PM
G G Ghost Pirates !!!
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where is this abc??
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 07:56 PM
I'm overcoming gravity!
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Hey Brian, remember "da Gay Blade Dancer"? I finally decided what to do with it. Here's what I came up with. A quick and dirty build today but it flies great.


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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:14 PM
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holy crap that thing is ugly!
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:47 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Looks like a d!ldo with wings...
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 08:57 PM
G G Ghost Pirates !!!
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looks like one of my old planes made from one of the big chuck gliders ..
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:02 PM
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By the way I'm quite impressed that d!ldo is a blocked word on here... they dug deep for that one.
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:54 PM
I'm overcoming gravity!
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looks like one of my old planes made from one of the big chuck gliders ..
The fuselage on mine is actually from one of the small styrofoam chuck gliders I used to drop from my slowstick.
You guys can call it ugly all you want, but I like the price of it.
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 04:48 AM
J. Titors Gr Gr Grandpappy
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I don't see a spar. Any problems w/the huge control surfaces?
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 06:26 AM
I'm overcoming gravity!
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I don't see a spar. Any problems w/the huge control surfaces?
First flight was extremely twitchy and I thought it was because of the over-sized elevons. I added some weight to the nose and it smoothed things out so I guess it was just tail heavy.
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