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Aug 23, 2011, 12:57 PM
SG Talon... Super Genius.
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Buck Rogers Starfighter - Plans Available

Oh Yeah!

40" Long - 24" Span.

2408-21 Motor.

Going to be AWESOME!

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Plans Are UP!

RC Buck Rogers Starfighter.wmv (5 min 17 sec)
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Aug 23, 2011, 04:50 PM
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can't wait to see final
Aug 23, 2011, 04:58 PM
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GEE !!! I just gotta' build one of these !!!

can't wait to see it land ...
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Aug 23, 2011, 05:01 PM
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Cool! when I was a kid I had that as a little metal toy. Loved it!
The ventral fins look vulnerable during landing ...unless you're going to land upside down Good luck! waiting for more!
Aug 23, 2011, 07:50 PM
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but razor blade on it and make it take off from ice lol

Originally Posted by gpw
GEE !!! I just gotta' build one of these !!!

can't wait to see it land ...
Aug 23, 2011, 09:28 PM
SG Talon... Super Genius.
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I don't know about you guys but i never do running landings with my planes. I always bring them in slow and stall them just above the ground so they drop vertically.

I am thinking that i am going to add a retractable nose gear to this guy just like the real one had! Be my first plane ever with retracts.

I have always loved this ship. I remember watching every episode hated the stupid bidi bidi bidi robot guy.
Aug 24, 2011, 07:45 AM
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Ditto on the "bidi bidi bidi".

Aug 24, 2011, 08:18 AM
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Just for flying , forsaking the scale , look , bidi bidi appearance ... How about putting the wing on the top ??.. Heresy , I know to the true BR fans ....
Although it may be Wonderful landing on a gym floor ... (indoor season approaches) But on our grassy field , even pancake -ing the plane in , those "hooks" on the wingtip would lead to mischief ... OK, what if you just eliminated the "hooks" ???
Is there nothing sacred here ?
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Aug 24, 2011, 08:24 AM
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Could put clear plastic wheels on the wing tips to go along with your retract nose wheel. Or if you are a fisherman you could use thin piano wire in front of your hooks much like the no snag fishing fooks.
Aug 24, 2011, 08:32 AM
SG Talon... Super Genius.
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The hooks will probably eliminate themselves on the first landing!

Probably what i will do is change it so there is no hook and put wheels on that lower skid.

There is no way that i will put the skids on top! It wouldn't even be a Starfighter then!!!

Pretty cool looking though huh?
Aug 24, 2011, 08:50 AM
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It would look Cool , but not Exactly BR .... I'm just famous for "First Flight Damage" and know those hooks would be quickly ripped off , with perhaps a good deal of the wing too .... my Luck .. Maybe you could flip it and call it something else ... sportsterize' it ??? Maybe FSW ??? The overall Delta + wings makes an interesting visual , and you know it will probably fly like a Delta , being the largest surface ... your call Dude!!!! ... or both ...
OTOH , indoor it would be really COOL as is , built lightly and using Larry's fish hook idea that would be easy and Fun really zipping around in a big gas bag (space, the indoor frontier) hahahaha
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Aug 24, 2011, 11:46 AM
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god you SUCK lol!
Aug 24, 2011, 12:36 PM
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Dan, why don't you just hold an open blanket order for every kit i make? It will be a lot easier on your mental state to just accept that everything i do you "NEED".
Aug 24, 2011, 01:24 PM
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hmmm a wee bit of: "Duck Dodgers in the 21st Century"
So where's Daffy gonna sit??
Aug 24, 2011, 04:01 PM
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After looking at pics online, the starfighter has very little in the terms of details. It looks mostly white-ish from 99% of the various pics out there. The only thing skins would do for it is panel lines.
Maybe a nice decal sheet. One you could just print a page with a few key details (emblems, engine, cockpit etc) and cut n glue on after a shot of white paint? Or I could get fancy, print it on a self adhesive vinyl stock and use the wifes Pazzel Inspiriaton cutting machine to make them pre-cut. Hmmm
Cool stuff like a full color decal of the Earth Defense Directorate logo like this one here! It will look wonderful on my engine pylons...and yours too!
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