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Old Mar 14, 2012, 11:39 PM
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p.s. Trying to get to 1500 posts...
you can do it!
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Old Mar 14, 2012, 11:45 PM
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 12:01 AM
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Very nice pics
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 12:41 AM
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Very nice pics
You ever hiked Angels Landing at Zion??

One of my fav hikes.

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Old Mar 15, 2012, 01:09 AM
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Ya, I have done it several times. In fact my first date with my wife was a hike to Angels Landing. It's a great hike because what you see is a pretty high payoff for the effort.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 02:00 AM
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Yeah, his Extra is a classic. He has won covering awards with it.

The ailerons have 28 different pieces of covering on them. Took him 500 hours to build it.

So, not only is he a great flier, but a great builder too....I wish I had his talent....

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Old Mar 15, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Anyone know the going rate to have a plane recovered? I'm probably gonna buy the 60" Fliton Extra Freestyle in the classifieds, but the pink and purple will have to go......
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 11:40 AM
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Anyone know the going rate to have a plane recovered? I'm probably gonna buy the 60" Fliton Extra Freestyle in the classifieds, but the pink and purple will have to go......
I would charge $500 + covering to recover a plane

It's a lot of work

Of course, I probably wouldn't get much business
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 11:44 AM
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Anyone know the going rate to have a plane recovered? I'm probably gonna buy the 60" Fliton Extra Freestyle in the classifieds, but the pink and purple will have to go......
Depends on how simple or not you go..

Materials figure a little less than $20 per roll.

If you have to re hinge eveything, that's a lot of labor.

You could probably get a club guy to do it for a couple hundred bucks. Plus expenses.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:26 PM
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That da-150 powered extra is scratch built!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHAT!!!!!! That is so amazing. What plans did he use?

It would be neat to build a plane that big from a kit but it seems those kits are almost the same price as an ARF.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:27 PM
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:55 PM
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Would a Specktrum AR 7000 with satelite reciever work OK in a gas 89" Slick. A friend at the flying field has re built and refurbished an old 89 of mine and was wondering if it would be OK ??
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:59 PM
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"Probably", but I think I would like a little more assurance due to the cost of the plane...

If flying with JR/Spektrum, I would fly with at least an R921 or AR 9100 04 AR9110...IMO/YMMV I am using an AR9100 with four satellite receivers..

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Old Mar 15, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Would a Specktrum AR 7000 with satelite reciever work OK in a gas 89" Slick. A friend at the flying field has re built and refurbished an old 89 of mine and was wondering if it would be OK ??
thats how mine is set up...if you want help on how to make it work pm me
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That da-150 powered extra is scratch built!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHAT!!!!!! That is so amazing. What plans did he use?

It would be neat to build a plane that big from a kit but it seems those kits are almost the same price as an ARF.
THE ONE IN THE PHOTOS FROM BUZZED?!?!?!??! And I thought I was patient.....
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