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May 02, 2010, 02:34 PM
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Good and Bad Day to Fly

Wayne rebuilt his 4star 60.....its a whole new plane....he didn't get to fly it today as he had issues with the little red&white didn't come back in one piece......

the four star 60 of mine not pictured in this thread flew great with the 17cc gasser....i think the prop is a little pitchy or the engine needs broke in a little more....the rpm's weren't as good as i would have liked them....14x8 prop may go to 14x6 or 13x6....

and finally i lost an old friend today....the RedBull Extra330....thats what i get for showing off....pilot error all the way....luckily i have another still in the pile begging to be built....i may try a little 4stroke on it this time....
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May 02, 2010, 04:21 PM
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the edge looks salvageable
May 02, 2010, 06:08 PM
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the redbull extra ???? me your address and i'll mail it to was a horrible crash........
May 02, 2010, 08:50 PM
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That was a 4*60?? How'd he do that?
May 02, 2010, 10:06 PM
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thats wayne....he is around 80 years old....a master builder....been building planes before the wright brothers i

i looked it over and he closed in the underside where the wing used to go....then built up a cabin on top....the windshield he said is made from a "Coors" beer can turned inside out.....its a whole new plane.

i haven't seen you around in are you getting along Kmot?
May 03, 2010, 09:14 PM
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hell i would drive a hundred miles for that thing!i probally could rebuild it but it would take some time.
May 03, 2010, 09:54 PM
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are you two pulling my leg?.....

the canopy is in three pieces.....the fuse is smashed clear back to the wings....the cowl is in one piece but badly smashed.....the wings pulled sections of the fuse apart where they mount....

if you want it let me know soon....its outside in a trash can and they pickup on friday morning
Last edited by Sofa King; May 03, 2010 at 10:03 PM.
May 08, 2010, 10:00 AM
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hey ive fixed worse,you see im a kid who doesent have money to spend willy nilly on i could take in whatever i can.
May 09, 2010, 12:07 PM
matt the cat
hey if you want to sale the red bull i can use it for parts. let me know .. heres mine running a 4 cell 2350 with a turnigy motor on it . unlimited vertical
May 09, 2010, 12:40 PM
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As long as you pick up all the pieces to use as templates you can rebuild that easy. I'm sure you can find either a replacement or one close enough to fit.
May 09, 2010, 01:04 PM
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sorry matthew went to the landfill friday.....the wings and tail could have been salvaged....i guess next time i have a massive oops i'll offer up the parts.....

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