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Old Oct 02, 2006, 09:48 PM
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Russ Thompson DC-3 PSS Fermin Sled $200

really dont want to but gotta sell it.. vet bills bit me on the butt and now need to generate a few bucks... so im selling this rare beauty that i havent even had the pleasure of flying yet ....

Built by Bill L and from his original For Sale post

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have a Russ Thompson DC3 , plane needs minor repair, a rough fermin landing generated a few cracks, I think all can be chased with some thin ca and it airworthy again
I paid $250 for it with the servo's already in there... look for the same... like bill mentioned that there are a few cracks, none are structual... 1 is the fillet area stress cracked, and 1 at the tail fillet... both have had thin ca wicked through them...

need money ASAP so if you know of a buddy who might be interested please let them know.. Thanks

(Pics are also from bill L's original F/S thread)

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Old Oct 02, 2006, 09:54 PM
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It has an rg14 airfoil, it weighs about 115oz, and it is a rocketship
another from Bill L's original thread..

Yes its heavy but it is a 60" Wing with a LOT of wing area... so yes its gonna like the big air, but it will fly on those not so EPIC days..

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Old Oct 02, 2006, 10:29 PM
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I've seen this airplane - it's beautiful. If I hadn't just bought an RT DC-3 fuse I'd be all over this one.

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Old Oct 02, 2006, 10:48 PM
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ive got a few PM's... this is a 60" Wing... A LOT of wing area (But i dont know what the loading would be???)...

although it would be a GREAT fermin plane, for slopes i know i wouldnt hesitate to fly at Vincent/Grass mt/ or Cajon..

Also, i am selling this LOCALLY... at 60" span and the rest of it, its HUGE and would be OUTRAGEOUS to ship...

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Old Oct 02, 2006, 11:50 PM
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Old Oct 03, 2006, 08:04 AM
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JOe-

I think the wing is @ 500-550 sq inches, if I recall. They can do the math. Bigger DOES fly better, though, so the wing loading would feel lighter than the same loading on a 48" PSS plane...
Hope that helps,

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Old Oct 03, 2006, 02:10 PM
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Well, _ells bells, it's too heavy for around here. Too bad for me it isn't lighter.

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Old Oct 03, 2006, 02:16 PM
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If the area is aroun 500 square (which looks about right) then the loading is about 35 oz/sqft. I wish it were a bit lighter I'de even snap this one up. But at that loading it would need a really good day at Cajon for me to chuck it up there. It's a good weight/loading for Fermin though. You can't hardly beat the price. $250 is a steal for a decent Fermin ship. It's easily worth twice that much.

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Old Oct 03, 2006, 02:51 PM
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If the area is aroun 500 square (which looks about right) then the loading is about 35 oz/sqft. I wish it were a bit lighter I'de even snap this one up. But at that loading it would need a really good day at Cajon for me to chuck it up there. It's a good weight/loading for Fermin though. You can't hardly beat the price. $250 is a steal for a decent Fermin ship. It's easily worth twice that much.

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and in that spirit and the need for cash NOW...

200bucks!!!!!!..... 200bucks is CHEAP for this plane... SO SO cheap.. especially for something this rare and out of the norm.

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Old Oct 03, 2006, 05:08 PM
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Wow, man - this is a DEAL! Must....stop....buying.....planes....
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Old Oct 03, 2006, 05:36 PM
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You are KILLING me here! I guess I'll have to move back to LoCal where the slopes are plentiful and the house prices are outrageous! Nah! gv
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Old Oct 03, 2006, 05:49 PM
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only gonna keep it for sale till tonight... if not im gonna ebay my laptop or something...

after watching the video of Timmig's Meteor at fermin is giving me second thoughts...


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Old Oct 03, 2006, 11:18 PM
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10pm california time its off the block.

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Old Oct 04, 2006, 12:56 AM
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Tick Tock Tick Tock... like an ebay listing
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Old Oct 04, 2006, 01:00 AM
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wow, can't believe no buyers....

off the block. thanks for looking

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