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Old Nov 05, 2004, 05:10 AM
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Looking for Old Timer plans/kits

I want to build a plane with the classic old-timer look with a pylon mounted, polyhedral wing. I have an AF05 with superbox which should provide a nice, sedate flyer in a 60" or so freeflight design on a 3S LiPo pack. I also have an AF25 if I find something larger.

I'm looking for "catalog" sites where I can browse. I am not able to get a usable URL for Bob Holman Plans: www.bhplans.com does not open for me.

Thanks for any pointers.

David
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Old Nov 05, 2004, 07:01 AM
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It opens okay for me. Give it another try.
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Old Nov 05, 2004, 09:02 AM
FLYER spelled I-squared-R
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I am traveling in Asia, and the country I am in has some "routing problems" getting to certain sites. I have been trying for two days.

I'll try again next week when I get home.

Still looking other sites...
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Old Nov 05, 2004, 09:16 AM
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OK. See if you can get through to http://www.nexusonline.com/pages/nexusdirect.cgi They have an on-line plans service which includes a "Power Vintage" category.
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Old Nov 05, 2004, 11:44 AM
Single-task at best...
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David,

Did you know that RC Groups has a Vintage & Old-Timer forum here!

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=209

The top 'stickied' thread lists a host of vintage-related sites too!

tim
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Old Nov 06, 2004, 04:24 AM
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Tim:

Duh!

The only time I have been outside of e-zone has been for the Vendor and For Sale forums.

Thanks.

p.s. I liked your Sopwith Tripe CG change system in SM. I remember Derek getting in trouble for calling round cells "jugs" on the scale forum, but you demonstrate the proper use of the word.
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Old Nov 06, 2004, 06:13 AM
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Went to Old Timers forum. I ran down the Spirit of Yesterday website and found what I wanted: A electric (geared 05) Playboy kit that can be built with the pylon and Polyhedral wing.

I'll still take other ideas, but a kit is what I would prefer. I won't order anything until I get home on Thursday evening.

David
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Old Nov 06, 2004, 07:52 AM
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This is a great thread for the Vintage & Old-Timer forum. I've moved it for you.
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Old Nov 06, 2004, 10:11 PM
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David here's another place,www.pennvalleyhobbycenter.com enjoy,stefanP
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Old Nov 07, 2004, 07:28 PM
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Dave,
Too bad we live so far apart... have a 1/2 finished Playboy, that probably will never get completed.... Friend has one nice flyer, you won't be dissapointed !
Don-Basehor, Ks
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