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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:31 AM
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Wanted
northern california - 1.5m to 2m electric sailplane/floater - radian, easy star, etc.

I'm looking for a lightly used (not abused) slow/floater/thermal ship to play with on lunch break at work. A radian (pro or not), easy star, or equivalent type plane would be perfect. I don't care if it's had light, good repairs but I don't want an epoxy lead sled.

an airframe+motor+esc+servos would be perfect, but will consider any configuration.

I'm in the roseville area, regularly commute between roseville and fairfield along I80 and to elk grove area as well.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:45 AM
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Check craigslist - a guy has been advertising an easy glider for a few months, and last week there was a Radian for sale.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 10:16 AM
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Pick up a DLG. You can throw them up in any park or field and have a blast. Since you drive between Roseville and Fairfield, the Pena Adobe park just past Vacaville is a great place to slope soar! And the SVSS thermal club is off of Mace Blvd in Davis.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 06:25 PM
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Here's the one I was thinking of http://sacramento.craigslist.org/tag/2883157289.html
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Old Mar 30, 2012, 12:19 AM
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the easy glider is somewhat interesting, but the reviews aren't all that kind to it especially compared to a radian. (It looks like the radian on craigslist is sold/gone).

DLG isn't much my style and I don't have the back for it anyways. Definitely need something motorized but which is still light enough to be slow.

thanks for the suggestions!! still looking
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Old Mar 30, 2012, 11:25 AM
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RC Country is having their big swap meet in about 3 weeks if you can wait.
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Old Mar 31, 2012, 03:39 PM
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good point. If i don't find something by then, I'll check out the swap meet.

in the meantime..still looking!
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Old Mar 31, 2012, 05:52 PM
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Gabby for sale

I have a 2m Gabby-E that is missing the Carbon wing spar joiner to and if I can't find a replacement spar I will be forced to sell it to someone who wants a fully ready (servos, motor, ESC, and rx) just add battery and the spar. It has a brushless geared setup and CF prop. Its actually blue and white and the spar went missing when I had my radio box stolen. I was looking for a replacement spar but I had bought this from Nesail.com back in 2009 and they won't respond to me about locating a replacement wing joiner and I don't have the means to just make one.

Here are the specs on it.

Wingspan 78.74 in.
Wingarea 511 in²
Weight 26-32 oz.
Wingloading 8 - 9 oz/ft²
Airfoil Drela AG41/AG42/AG43
Motor Small Geared Brushless Motor
Battery 3-4 cell 1200-2100 mah Li-Poly
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Old Apr 01, 2012, 10:55 PM
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I think NSP is actually out of business; not surprised that they won't get back to you about the spar. I still have a 2m Kestrel from NSP - great plane, won a few contests with it; it's been hibernating in my garage for at least a decade awaiting a new club membership to get on a winch and go flying.

Unfortunately, I don't have the resources to find/replace/fabricate that spar; and the Gabby is probably a lot more plane than I really need for a lunchtime diversion that I can leave at work.

Still looking.
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Old Apr 07, 2012, 01:08 PM
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bump

hard to believe nobody has a radian sitting around they want to get rid of!
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 08:32 PM
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Went to the swap. Got there at 7am. No radian to be found! A few slow sticks but they were beat.

Still looking...
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Old May 02, 2012, 10:57 PM
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I have a Radian

I have a Radian that I purchased a week ago. I flew it last weekend. Great plane that wants to go! I have limited space to fly around here and would consider selling. How muCh are you looking to invest in a Radian? I paid $250 for her.
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