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Jan 03, 2012, 08:23 PM
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I spent this afternoon clearing snow. What a treat !

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Better you than us. It's been almost like New Mexico weather in southern, MI. this winter.
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Jan 04, 2012, 05:26 AM
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I spent this afternoon clearing snow. What a treat !

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Better you than us. It's been almost like New Mexico weather in southern, MI. this winter.

I've been able to take the dog for walks, up until New Year's Day. It wasn't always warm, but the TART Trail http://www.traversetrails.org/trails/tart/ is protected from the wind, where I usually walk.

I'll get back to building, soon, but I sure have enjoyed being able to spend my time outside, getting some exercise.
Jan 09, 2012, 11:00 AM
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how goes the weather tom
Jan 09, 2012, 12:43 PM
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It's 40 today. The dog and I had a nice walk.
Jan 10, 2012, 11:01 AM
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vrey nice its 67* and cloudy here in florida
Jan 10, 2012, 12:21 PM
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We are at a balmy 42. Considering what it should be, it's quite nice, here.............................................. For now.
Feb 21, 2012, 11:47 PM
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how is this beauty comming tom
Feb 22, 2012, 06:22 AM
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The 195 is resting comfortably in my trailer. All she needs is a balance, and she's done.

I tried to start the 50cc twin, last fall, but all it would do is "pop". It shouldn't be a major deal, to get it running.

I'll spend some time on it, after the snow is gone, and it warms up.
Feb 22, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Night time...
Feb 24, 2012, 06:48 AM
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Nice pic, Glenn.

Mine is shivering outside, in my trailer.
Feb 24, 2012, 07:09 AM
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Nice pic, Glenn.

Mine is shivering outside, in my trailer.
That's just PLANE abuse. Show it some love and at least put some blankets on it. lol

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Feb 24, 2012, 07:16 AM
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I'll pull her out of Winter storage soon. I want to take her to my club meeting, for Show and Tell.

It's snowing heavily, right now. I may have to wait a few weeks.
Feb 26, 2012, 02:46 PM
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thats a nice hanger you have glenn
Apr 17, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Hi Tom

First off, Very nice build.

I'm in the process of designing a 1/4 scale Helio Courier and it will come out at a similar weight and flight regime. Just looking to not reinvent the wheel, hence the questions.
What diameter and length is the wing tube, and is it carbon or aluminum?
What size wing spars are specified on the plan?

Thanks
Leif
Apr 17, 2012, 05:37 AM
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Hi Leif

The wing tube is aluminum, at 48 inches in length. I'll measure the diameter for you, later.

I'll have to dig out my plans to find out the spar size.
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