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Mar 02, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Reminds me of friends of mine that ogle rusty muscle cars as they contemplate the restoration. "Should only take about 40-50K to get that lookin' real nice."

Here's another nice resoration project. (Starting bid is down to $120 from $550).

http://www.ebay.com/itm/R-C-NITRO-AI...item1c245b4a70
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Mar 02, 2012, 10:57 AM
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That's hilarious Jeff!

If ever I saw an ugly stick...

This one is worth every penny of the $600!
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Mar 02, 2012, 11:26 AM
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That's hilarious Jeff!

If ever I saw an ugly stick...

This one is worth every penny of the $600!
Hey, it comes witth a "rear rutter".
How mani has yall effer ceen wid uh "rear rutter" !!!

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Mar 02, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Ruttas...? O yea, I no thows, thei a bit like roooda's. Thei meik shua the ayplain flies. Yoa ded in the wota wit no roooda's!

Haf to haf mi won!
Mar 02, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Oir cow had a rear rutter. do a plane have frunt rutter?


I would be willing to say that plane has not been in the air in over 20 years. That old JR would make a good paper weight.
Mar 02, 2012, 08:23 PM
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Just need a bit of fiddlin and fix that rear wing, but Im not an expert on dees things....
Mar 02, 2012, 08:58 PM
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Damn.......... funny stuff.
Was just cruising through and nearly pissed myself looking at the plane for sale.
Mar 02, 2012, 09:47 PM
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I've emailed those poor clueless guys occasionally. Some take my advice well, some get mad but we experts are usually correct.

David
Mar 03, 2012, 09:37 AM
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I've emailed those poor clueless guys occasionally. Some take my advice well, some get mad but we experts are usually correct.

David
What is basically needed in the USA to call yourself expert David?

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Mar 03, 2012, 09:46 AM
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We're just fooling around Cees. You have to take a look at the ad to understand.

I don't know why the LHS doesn't give the fella some helpful advice (maybe they are and he's just not following it). Anyone who is actually a modeler would not write or post an ad like that.

But it takes all kinds on this planet - the beauty of it!

David

P.S. Not replying for the other David, just my view.
Mar 03, 2012, 11:48 AM
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We're just fooling around Cees. You have to take a look at the ad to understand.

I don't know why the LHS doesn't give the fella some helpful advice (maybe they are and he's just not following it). Anyone who is actually a modeler would not write or post an ad like that.

But it takes all kinds on this planet - the beauty of it!

David

P.S. Not replying for the other David, just my view.
Kno wees knot daFid! Weez es ceriuz az uh ruuter kin bee! Re weelly iz.

(Take a chill pill cees, a real cold one!)
Mar 04, 2012, 09:35 AM
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Hi Chris[stuntflyr] I find you everyware. Nice estate buy. I have nice Phoenix 8 pretty much built but will save for latter. Have a Orion coming semi built. Saved a nice ST V .60 for it. Have a Bridi Killer Koas kit/ Sig King Kobra for now. My last swap meet find was a new in Box OS Max .61SF ABC. Super nice engine. Also have three YS .60's/ Three Weba .61 Blackheads and two Webra Speed .61's.
Anyway its been a long time since I have flown a nice Pattern ship, but look foward to it. I collected items for years and now show time!! UC/FF/RC all good for me.
Cheers,Dan
Mar 04, 2012, 10:42 AM
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Kno wees knot daFid! Weez es ceriuz az uh ruuter kin bee! Re weelly iz.
Now, if we all communicated using proper language and spelling like Mark and I are, it would be easy to understand each other!

Mark, you mentioned you sent me a PM on RCU but it seems it went astray. Feel free to resend it here; it might have a better success rate. RCU is at a glacial pace and it's frustrating the lot of us.

David
Mar 04, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Mmm...

That UFO is not built right. The stab is not right and I'd have my doubts about squareness. However, it might be interesting to someone as a glass fuse restoration project. The rest would probably benefit from being built anew.

David
Are you seeing the left stab not square? Maybe optical allusion. Almost anything can be rebuilt to like new, but sometimes better to start from scratch....would love the challenge though!

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Mar 04, 2012, 11:01 AM
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Are you seeing the left stab not square? Maybe optical allusion. Almost anything can be rebuilt to like new, but sometimes better to start from scratch....would love the challenge though!

SpadCat
SpadCat,

Truthfully, I can't really gauge the squareness from a small picture. What I do see though is that the planform of the stab appears incorrect.Some models you see built and even if they are rough from hours in the air, you can see that it was well built. Others, not so much. This one strikes me as one of those.

It is often easier to start from scratch IMO. But I guess it depends on what you are looking for.

David


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