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Posted by Doubletap | Oct 07, 2008 @ 12:32 PM | 28,688 Views
Pics of my recent additions to my sailplane hangar.

Posted by Doubletap | Mar 21, 2008 @ 01:04 AM | 30,253 Views
I just finished the refurbishment of a Jerry Bridgeman Snipe I got from a fellow RCGroups member last year. It's a fast 72" wingeron slope plane. This one had the all carbon wing set from Northeast Sailplanes.

Posted by Doubletap | Mar 16, 2008 @ 10:06 PM | 30,829 Views
All these pictures are of models that are currently flight ready. I have lots more that are waiting repair/refurbishment and even more in kit form. Yes, I know; I'm seriously addicted. I don't fight it anymore; I just go with it, you know what I mean?

Anyways, my primary interest is rare vintage RC sailplanes. Since I returned to RC almost 3 years ago after a 15 year absence, I was surprised and dismayed to find that virtually all of the unique and wonderful kits I was used to were no longer available. I then set out on a mission to acquire all of these rare and interesting models, many of which I could not afford back in the days (70's-80's).

Working off a list I developed, I scoured the internet on Ebay, RCGroups, and RCUniverse in search of these rare jewels. I'm pleased to say after 3 years of searching, I've nearly completed my list. The problem is that I've acquired more kits than I could probably ever build in a lifetime. I'm certainly going to try, however.

I also enjoy the more modern designs, electric planes, and even helicopters. Here are a few more of my models for now.

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