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Dec 29, 2010, 12:15 AM
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Boy... 70 something degrees today while DLGing at the Chandler Bowl... Beautiful.

I picked up this nice looking V2 Stobel. This guy just gave it to me - they must grow on trees down here. Said all I have to do is just rebind the Rx. I think it'll be be a great plane.
And we are supposed to be jealous???

Well if that was the goal............. it worked.........
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Dec 29, 2010, 09:14 AM
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Here's my altimeter log file from yesterday. I managed to stretch out a 5 minute flight on wisp of a thermal.

I also managed to drop my Epona on it's tail when the nose cone slipped off in my hand. I'll be taping it on from now on!
Dec 29, 2010, 09:32 AM
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Got alot done on the
DLG last night. Here is a list of the major advances made in just 1 night!!!!

1. Drilled the 2 holes for the tail pushrods in the back of the boom.
2. Thought about mixing up some epoxy to glue the pod to the boom.


That about wraps it up!!!!!

So to recap. I got ALOT done last night!!!!!! Beat that Finch!!!!!!!!!

The late arrival of my Ipod touch did not help the progress one bit. Thanks mail dude for waiting till after Christmas to bring my Christmas present!!!!


Tonight could be a big one, now that I am on a roll!!!!!!
Dec 29, 2010, 01:29 PM
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The blaster comes with CF pushrods (~.06") sheathed in a pretty thick teflon tube. Rather than use this I was planning to use very thin teflon tube (from tailbooms.com) and .018 stainless steel fishing leader.
The lighthawk series uses .018 for the rudder & .014 for the elevator, in teflon tubes. This is what I used for a repair, also use it for hot wire cutting. It is stainless, but is picked up with a magnet. Here it is available in .014, .016, .018 & .020 sizes.


Bob P
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Dec 29, 2010, 04:23 PM
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While the Epona was apart for some minor repairs I weighed the ballast pod. It's 3.74oz
Dec 29, 2010, 05:08 PM
Mike M.
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While the Epona was apart for some minor repairs I weighed the ballast pod. It's 3.74oz
That is pretty stout! Your plane was carrying it well though. Didn't seem to mind at all. I recall you won some AULD with it last time we were at BDO.
Dec 29, 2010, 11:33 PM
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I'm counting 12 Utah DLG pilots:
Mike, Jeremy, Jim, Greg, Jake, Matt, Nate, Adrian, Alex, Jon L, Jon F, Sam.
Did I miss anyone?

Ok, how many of you plan on making it out to our first fly-in/contest on January 8th??? So far we have:
1. Mike
2. Jeremy
3. Jim
4. Alex
5. Adrian
6. Matt
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.
.
We need more! We need all of you!
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Dec 30, 2010, 02:06 AM
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I'm gonna try
Dec 30, 2010, 02:16 AM
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Originally Posted by like.2.fly
I'm counting 12 Utah DLG pilots:
Mike, Jeremy, Jim, Greg, Jake, Matt, Nate, Adrian, Alex, Jon L, Jon F, Sam.
Did I miss anyone?

Ok, how many of you plan on making it out to our first fly-in/contest on January 8th??? So far we have:
1. Mike
2. Jeremy
3. Jim
4. Alex
7. Adrian
We need more! We need all of you!
BTW... A.D. and I picked up the NEW Android Powered Spektrum Transmitters
today... Booyeahshackalacka!

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Hey.... who loves velcro?
Dec 30, 2010, 02:31 AM
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Breeding Alulas...


AND.... While the snow's been flying the Alula's have been making sweet sweet whoopie....
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P.S. Two are missing
Dec 30, 2010, 06:29 AM
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Nice gaggle of Alula's, Alex. How do you like the Android app?
Dec 30, 2010, 10:28 AM
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The weather and the plane are the truth although not all of the truth... I will admit one thing that the weather got bad here as well. It rained down here when it snowed up there and it got down to 40 when it got down to 0 up there.
Dec 30, 2010, 10:36 AM
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40 Oh brrrrrr.

Come on home now though. 6-8' of new Pop Pow to ring in the new year.
Dec 30, 2010, 10:37 AM
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AND.... While the snow's been flying the Alula's have been making sweet sweet whoopie....
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P.S. Two are missing
Obsess much??????

Are the 2 missing the parents? If so, have them crank one out for me tonight!!!!

PS is there an ipod app for that??? Cant find one.

Also, is there an App that will finish my build for me???
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Dec 30, 2010, 12:21 PM
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Nice gaggle of Alula's, Alex. How do you like the Android app?
It's SWEEEEET... wish the dang thing talked to me though...


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