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Old Mar 10, 2005, 10:56 PM
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Eliminator & Madcap.

Trimmed the Eliminator & Madcap out without a problam. Eliminator, Webra Rekord 1.5 diesel powered. Madcap, DC Spitfire.
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 05:30 AM
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Tom Thumb mini F/F model.

Tom Thumb only 24in span with Cox 010 power. Vic Smeed design, early 50s.
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 10:44 AM
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Gossie, where's the picture?
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 01:32 PM
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>Tom Thumb only 24in span with Cox 010 power. Vic Smeed design, early 50s.

A scaled-down (linearly, not structurally) "Tomboy" - published Aeromodeller, June 1954 to be precise. Of course, the picture would speak more than a thousand words ....
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 06:20 PM
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There is another one under the 'Tomboy' thread, but for some reason this shot would not go on. Will take another and try later. You going to build one Jim????
l have had 2 off them, lost the first one 20 years OOS with a red tank Cox TD 010 in it.
They would now make great little simple to build and trim models with electric.
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 07:21 PM
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>You going to build one Jim????

Doubtful... Mine is a red-tank version, also
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Old Mar 12, 2005, 09:32 PM
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There is a black tank Cox 010 for sale in the engine section. Ran once.
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Old Mar 14, 2005, 09:50 PM
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Here's one to whet your apetite: an Ed Lidgard Hi-Ho Wakefield. Those who know me from SFA and FFML have already seen this, but the rest of you can enjoy it. Weight is 3 1/4 oz without motor. It's got a 14" folding prop.

That gorgeous thing in the background is the plane I took my private checkride in. What a long time ago that was...Well, ok, only 2 years, but almost 200 hours ago in flight time!
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Old Mar 14, 2005, 09:51 PM
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Whoops, the prop shown there is the old one; it's an R/N 15" SBF.
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Old Mar 15, 2005, 03:22 AM
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Nice one that HI-HO, and nice colours too. Nice part of the world too, was in NC a couple of times and would go to Charleston for the weekends. Could NEVER find any F/F activity there though. George Perryman (now passed) was in Georgia but was too far to 'touch base'. Can you fly it at the airport????? The HI-HO that is.
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Old Mar 19, 2005, 03:37 PM
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OK I'm convinced - for me it'll be the KeilKraft "Ace". I can still remember the comment shouted across the field when the rubber motor went
FERRTWAAAAANNNNGGGG --

"Back off one turn!"

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Old Mar 20, 2005, 06:47 AM
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Free-flight-scale 1949

Miles M35b Libellula........own design.......30" span.......sticks and tissue.......Allbon Dart diesel........flew well.

In 1949, lightweight radio control was an impossible dream.

Why, in 2005, anyone should want to fly scale models without control, is beyond my comprehension.
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Old Mar 20, 2005, 02:33 PM
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I've got a couple worth posting on here..

This is a Coupe de Ville that I built about 12 years ago from a Blue Ridge models kit. I have to say it was the best kit I have ever built from. Wish there were more quality kits like it.
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Old Mar 20, 2005, 02:40 PM
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A big Korda that I recently bought at a swap meet in the condition you see. Needs some covering patched, but other than that everything about the model is in great condition. Great flying model.
Wish I had a picture of it with me or someone holding it to show the size. Those of you familiar with it know how big it is.
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Old Mar 20, 2005, 02:43 PM
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