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Jun 04, 2009, 02:40 PM
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Looking through the Play it Again used sporting goods store in Lake Mary Florida I found a Golf Driver that had a carbon/graphite shaft and it was 70% off, so I bought it for 5 bucks! Took the handle off and cut the head off and my mind started to think Pod & Boom! I weighed the boom and it is 51 grams, so out came the pen, drafting table and profili software, here we go!
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Jun 04, 2009, 04:17 PM
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Call it the 'Driver.'

Sounds cool and fits.
Jun 04, 2009, 04:28 PM
agony sweetns the victory
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Big Bertha
Jun 05, 2009, 10:34 AM
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Using phenolic, I traced the outline for the pod to make templates. Cut the wood laminations from 1/8 balsa and 1/8 lite ply. The fuse side are the ply outside and the balsa inside. This is just for rash control.
Jun 05, 2009, 12:57 PM
Kurt Zimmerman ≡LSF 4461≡
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How about Callaway ? looks good so far.

Jun 05, 2009, 02:11 PM
AKA - The "Flywheel"
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call it the Billy (Caddyshack fans will get that, others probably won't)

Jun 05, 2009, 03:02 PM
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Holy smokes Stevenator! I had almost forgotten about "the Billy"! LOL!!!
Jun 05, 2009, 03:36 PM
auto-tune remix
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Oh Billybillybilly...billy barough (just guessing on the spelling there)
Jun 05, 2009, 04:36 PM
AKA - The "Flywheel"
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ding ding ding ding. We have a couple of winners
Jun 05, 2009, 05:33 PM
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Here we go with a bit of hollowing and shaping the interior of the pod.

Off to Americus for the Georgia Peach Pattern Classic! See you Monday, have a great weekend, Joser.
Jun 05, 2009, 05:36 PM
AKA - The "Flywheel"
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Is this a 2 meter, or larger bird? Looking very nice so far!

Jun 05, 2009, 09:06 PM
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165" wingspan!
Jun 05, 2009, 10:50 PM
Still hanging on the Mt. wave
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Originally Posted by Thermaleer
165" wingspan!
Killer, dude! Now I am completely hooked with popcorn and beer at hand. Love the shape of the pod and boom, I have been thinking along these lines also for a while.
Jun 05, 2009, 11:33 PM
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One hundred and Sixty Five????? WOW!!! I can't wait to see more!!!
Jun 07, 2009, 07:36 PM
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Hi Guys, just came back from Ga. I was calling for Humberto, my partner at Advanced Airframes, and he won the Masters class, so it was a good weekend. On the way back we saw a horrible accident, an 18 wheeler careened across the median, broke through the guard rail and collected a few lives in the process. I really feel for those families involved, I was a few mile behind the wreck so we saw the chopper come in and pick up the injured. Wheeeew.
I will resume the process on the build this week. Later, Joser.

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