Aug 15, 2012, 09:52 PM
LSF # 7390 IV
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Today I have been working on the rudder, it is all coming together.

Clarence
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Aug 16, 2012, 09:55 AM
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Just exactly what are the Woody rules....I was under the impression no Moulded LE, carbon caps... But CF reinforcement was allowed???? LJ
Aug 16, 2012, 10:35 AM
Dragons, WindMills, all Same
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Yes Larry, yet, I would say more like Who's Woody rules?

SC2 has their own and about 4 years past did not allow fiberglass fuse's.
Visalia rules adds it must be a RES for woodie, reqardless there are full house and mulitfunction Woodies
AMA NOS rules, which most are Woddies anyway.

It can be frustrating for someone who would like to build and fly Woodies in an are like SoCal where the rules do change from one contest to another and by year to year.

I Iike Ray's as it maintains the Spirit of Woodies.
"(Woody Rules by Ray Hayes):
1. Wing and Stab are built up from wood
2. No restriction on spar construction or materials
3. No Molded D-Tube leading edge construction
4. Fuselage can be wood, glassed wood or molded Fiberglass including the fin
5. Carbon reinforcement can be used on any part of the structure. "


Oh, that's a mighty nice Woody Oculus wing you have there. Lot's of love.

Jared
Aug 16, 2012, 11:42 AM
Kurt Zimmerman ≡LSF 4461≡
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Originally Posted by jcstalls View Post
Yes Larry, yet, I would say more like Who's Woody rules?

SC2 has their own and about 4 years past did not allow fiberglass fuse's.
Visalia rules adds it must be a RES for woodie, reqardless there are full house and mulitfunction Woodies
AMA NOS rules, which most are Woddies anyway.

It can be frustrating for someone who would like to build and fly Woodies in an are like SoCal where the rules do change from one contest to another and by year to year.

I Iike Ray's as it maintains the Spirit of Woodies.
"(Woody Rules by Ray Hayes):
1. Wing and Stab are built up from wood
2. No restriction on spar construction or materials
3. No Molded D-Tube leading edge construction
4. Fuselage can be wood, glassed wood or molded Fiberglass including the fin
5. Carbon reinforcement can be used on any part of the structure. "


Oh, that's a mighty nice Woody Oculus wing you have there. Lot's of love.

Jared
Along with Ray's list, I classify my vintage 3m Viking as not only a Woodie but qualifies as a Nostalgia even though it has a glass fuse.

Long live the Woodie!
Aug 16, 2012, 06:29 PM
LSF # 7390 IV
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Just exactly what are the Woody rules....I was under the impression no Moulded LE, carbon caps... But CF reinforcement was allowed???? LJ
Hi Larry
Here is what is posted on the CVRC web site for the bent wing contest.

Event is limited to Rudder/Elevator/Spoiler aircraft. All construction materials are legal for RES class.

Woody class entries must have all flying surfaces built-up from wood, no restriction on spar construction or
materials. No molded D-tube leading edge construction (AVA/Topaz). Fuselage may be constructed of wood,
glassed wood or molded fiberglass. No restrictions on wingspan.


If you still have questions just talk to Merrill.

Clarence
Aug 16, 2012, 07:47 PM
LSF # 7390 IV
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Oh, that's a mighty nice Woody Oculus wing you have there. Lot's of love.

Jared
Thank You Jared, it all comes down to the love of wood and building.

Clarence
Aug 17, 2012, 10:25 PM
Mfg of the Marauder & Oculus!
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The Oculus goes Hot Rod RED! Hope to have a E-fuse Hot Rod out soon!
Aug 17, 2012, 11:24 PM
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The Oculus goes Hot Rod RED! Hope to have a E-fuse Hot Rod out soon!
Great work as always Merrill!

-Frogger
Aug 18, 2012, 11:57 AM
Detail Freak
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Originally Posted by kzimmerm View Post
Along with Ray's list, I classify my vintage 3m Viking as not only a Woodie but qualifies as a Nostalgia even though it has a glass fuse.

Long live the Woodie!
Hi, Kurt.

I also will soon(?) be building a design (from plans) that qualifies as an RES, Woody, and Nostalgia....
Just need to get some gumption to order the wood needed.

R,
Target
Aug 19, 2012, 05:16 PM
LSF # 7390 IV
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WOW that's a good rebuild...now just keep it from taking out another plane during flight.

Clarence
Aug 19, 2012, 06:20 PM
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Nice work Target
Aug 19, 2012, 07:03 PM
Be the duck. Whaaaa?
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After reading this thread an Oculus has been added to my wish/to buy in the future/x-mas list. Good looking plane.
Aug 19, 2012, 08:08 PM
Detail Freak
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And a durable contest proven design!

R,
Target
Aug 19, 2012, 08:16 PM
Mfg of the Marauder & Oculus!
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Don't wait till Xmas to add to the wish list!
Buy Now and get it for Xmas!

Merrill


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