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Old Sep 01, 2003, 08:43 AM
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Scratch build kit

Nobody know good source of scratch buil KIT's ?
Sailplanes ~100", electric or not, 2 or more channel...
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Old Sep 01, 2003, 07:27 PM
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"scratch-built kits" ?

I think that's an oxymoron.
scratch building means just that : starting from scratch, making your own drawings, cutting all the piseces yourself..
Or at least, building from a plan, and cutting all the pieces yourself.

If you are looking for kits of RES, or full house sailplanes, wooden construction, check here :Skybench

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Old Sep 01, 2003, 08:22 PM
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Assuming you meant a kit, not plans (scratch-built typically means cutting your own wood and assembling from plans), then search here for the Bird of Time, also listed as BOT. It's about the prettiest, and best flying wooden kit around, so they say. I don't have one (yet - waiting for a good 3m ARF)
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Old Sep 01, 2003, 10:25 PM
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The Skybench Big Bird is 100", has laser cut ribs and is an excellent kit.
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Old Sep 02, 2003, 01:15 AM
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Scratch build kit

Sorry...I mean - KIT, not ARF
Nobody build planes from DC hobby ? Like
Grand Esprit or Legend ?
Good candidate to electified...
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