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Old Nov 18, 2012, 06:26 PM
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Anyone else remember "The Real Thing"

Hobby People are releasing a 40th annversiary edition of an old time favorite, "The Real Thing."

http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php...y-edition.html

I have one on ordered. I will create a build/modification thread when I start it.
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 09:37 PM
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Moderator please move the thread to the sport flyer section. I posted in the wrong section. Thanks.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 06:58 AM
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I remember it from the mid 80's. Flew well and was sort of a "stand way off and squint scale" version of the skypup homebuilt ultralight.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Or, likely more correctly, via Google Translate:

真实的东西,

Cute. Vaguely recall the 'Real Thing' plan version from when I first got access to US mags and thought 'Wow - do these folk turn out some neat original models'. Love the scale 'engine'


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Old Nov 19, 2012, 08:16 PM
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I have it's little brother the "No Big Thing" intended for .020 power. Been hanging up ready to outfit since I built it a looooong time ago. Going to add elevator and go electric!
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:10 AM
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Hobby People are releasing a 40th annversiary edition of an old time favorite, "The Real Thing."

http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php...y-edition.html

I have one on ordered. I will create a build/modification thread when I start it.

WOW I actually have one of those that has not been flown for 20 years. It needs a little work I might convert it to EP this winter.



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