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Old Feb 15, 2007, 01:03 PM
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Red Tail Hawk, full-scale sloper!

I canít believe Iím selling my labor of love, a scratch-built model of a red tail hawk. This model was designed with the help of a good friend. It flies wonderfully and looks spectacularly realistic in the air. It tracks well, turns easily and has no bad habits. Loops, rolls, inverted flight are no problem. This bird flew on Midwest slopes in 10-15 mph wind.

Here are some specifics:

56 inch span
MH-32 airfoil
19 ounces ready to fly
HS-55 elevator servo
CS-20 aileron servos
300 mah battery

Construction is EPP with a carbon wing spar. Strapping tape where needed for strength. Finished with spackle, 3M-77 and Ultracote for covering. The trailing edge is 1/64th ply; balsa tail. Graphic artwork was done with marker and protected with clear matte spray. Eyes are authentic female red tail hawk reproductions for taxidermy use. Yaw stability is achieved with canted clear plastic tiplets (visible in photo?). No vertical fin to clutter the looks. Add your receiver and fly. Plans are included with the bird. Also available separately.

$195 plus shipping
(shipping estimated at $29)

Paypal, money order OK. Please reply with PM
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 01:11 PM
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That is amazing... someone is getting a smokin' deal


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Old Feb 15, 2007, 01:13 PM
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That thing is sick!
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 01:39 PM
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Still for sale

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Plans are included with the bird. Also available separately.
Hawk is still for sale, first buyer changed his mind.

If anyone is interested in full size plans and a CD with build photos, they are available for $20. Please PM me for info.

Thanks for looking!
Larry
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 01:41 PM
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Sweet Birdy

Nice deal.

Alan
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 02:10 PM
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man that is sweet. Truly incredible. Someone is going to love this. Extra channel for droppings?
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 02:20 PM
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Beautiful
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 03:19 PM
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I can't believe you sre selling it. If I had a slope, I would be interested, but I don't.
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 03:53 PM
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 03:54 PM
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If you buy this, you are gonna have to let me check it out!
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 03:58 PM
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Is that the only way we will ever hook up in person
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 06:07 PM
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The Hawk is sold pending funds.

Thanks to all who replied!

Larry
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 07:06 PM
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Can you tell us where this will end up? I would love to see it fly. Is it somewhere in So Cal?
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 07:45 PM
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OK So it's gone now so ...

How much for the plans ?
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Old Feb 15, 2007, 08:50 PM
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Better late than never..... Next in line if the many others in front of me fall off the map.

I was just up with a few Turkey Vulchers and I would have loved to see their reaction to this bird. Great job on the build.

Sending PM just in case! :-)
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