Aug 07, 2010, 05:17 AM
Sane til the lift starts!
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Yeah...what's up with that? All their power planes are considered "slopers" if you just take the motor off?
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Aug 07, 2010, 05:29 AM
Torn 'twixt buildin' and flyin
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Got me. Frankly, I don't think the SS would slope worth a darn. Too light, too fragile. And if you take off the motor and prop and LG, you'd have to move the wing waaaaay back on the stick to get the CG.

Actually, there's an idea. If they want to sell it as a sloper, they should include a weight that fits on (or inside!) the front end of the stick.
Last edited by TheNightowl; Aug 07, 2010 at 06:12 AM.
Aug 07, 2010, 07:21 AM
You can't stop the signal. . .
Mr. Universe's Avatar
I'm goin' fishing. . .
Aug 07, 2010, 09:55 AM
Sane til the lift starts!
kpeevyhouse's Avatar
Are they big fish? You gonna use squirrel as bait?
Aug 07, 2010, 11:41 AM
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Are they big fish? You gonna use squirrel as bait?
May as well, seems to work ok...
Largemouth Bass Eats Ground Squirrel (0 min 12 sec)
Aug 07, 2010, 01:46 PM
The original Flying Pigs Sqd.
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Yeah...what's up with that? All their power planes are considered "slopers" if you just take the motor off?
A lot of them are. I had a GWS Mustang that was discarded by a friend of mine. He had it with motor, but didn't like the look of it and got a (I think it was ) an e-flight 'stang.
Problem with the GWS planes is the foam. The maiden of my Mustang lasted al of 10 minutes. It then had a realy soft mid air. That was it; end of maiden and end of my Mustang.
Aug 07, 2010, 02:13 PM
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yeah I see that wing in the backround looking for morsels ...
Aug 07, 2010, 06:21 PM
You can't stop the signal. . .
Mr. Universe's Avatar
Ramming speed!!!
Aug 07, 2010, 07:01 PM
Sane til the lift starts!
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I just woke up, and I was reading some headlines. One of them said "Castro addresses Cuba's parliament for first time in years".

I read through most of the article trying to figure out why Costco would be addressing Cuba's parliament.... I think I still need some more coffee.
Aug 07, 2010, 07:44 PM
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Anyone interested? https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1288091
Aug 07, 2010, 08:35 PM
Sane til the lift starts!
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^ I loved the fact that there are Model Aviation magazines right by your pillow.
Aug 07, 2010, 09:12 PM
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I've got 3 huge storage boxes FULL of rc magazines, some of which include full-size plans. those are for sale too
Aug 07, 2010, 09:42 PM
It's all fun till Crunch!
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^ I loved the fact that there are Model Aviation magazines right by your pillow.
And right next to them is the KY!

And Boy is that one Rough looking Wing!
Aug 07, 2010, 09:44 PM
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And right next to them is the KY!
LOL! Nooo, that's sunscreen, get your mind outta the gutter...
Aug 07, 2010, 09:46 PM
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Oh, and the wing is uncovered but it has a good tape job, which is why it looks so tough...


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