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Feb 23, 2012, 09:46 AM
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Feb 23, 2012, 05:41 PM
Full Scale Better! UOHHHH!
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Hoping to be one of the five!! Here in San Antonio, looking for other glider-guiders!!
Feb 23, 2012, 05:57 PM
Hit my smoke....
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Guys in San Antonio...


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Originally Posted by Phoebusflyer View Post
Hoping to be one of the five!! Here in San Antonio, looking for other glider-guiders!!
Ping the guys at Heart Of Texas Soaring Society ...
http://www.hotss-rc.org/index.html
Feb 23, 2012, 07:27 PM
Full Scale Better! UOHHHH!
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Thanks for the info!!!
Feb 24, 2012, 01:36 AM
Wood Chucker
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I see that Jack and Mark are both quoted in the latest (released yesterday) RC Soaring Digest in an article on contest flying. Very cool.
Feb 24, 2012, 08:05 AM
Hot Dawg Glider Pilot
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Now if I would only practice what I preach...
Feb 24, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Now if I would only practice what I preach...

Dont worry Darth, when you come to KC, Ill help you out..
Mar 17, 2012, 08:35 AM
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Guys,

I want to apologize for the delay in getting the first run of kits out. My work has changed a bit and become more stressful so by the time the evening comes around I'm beat.

Last weekend I did the first kit to see how packaging in the box would go. I was trying to fit the kit in a 24x4x4 box. The longest parts in the kit is 24" so why waste the space with a 36" box. My reasoning is that shipping overseas is very expensive with a 36" box so I'm trying to be efficient. Well what I really need is a 24x5x4" box. I can just close it but it's like an overstuffed suitcase. Also, with the 24" box I need to fold the plans in half and roll them. So I'm looking into having some custom boxes made. In the meantime just to get the kits out I'm going to put them in a generic brown cardboard box that has plenty of room. I already have some here. Hopefully I will get them done this weekend.

Sorry to be fretting over this stuff but I kind of take pride in the details.

Mark
Mar 20, 2012, 02:49 PM
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First Duet kit has been shipped. Don Harris is the lucky recipient.

Mark
Mar 20, 2012, 03:11 PM
Hot Dawg Glider Pilot
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Looks like mine will fly again this weekend... if my SD10-G transmitter gets back from Airtronics. I procrastinated sending mine in for the rf board upgrade and now suddenly, we're having flying weather... DOH!!! I need a flying fix... BADLY!
Mar 20, 2012, 08:01 PM
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We had a club contest 2 weekends ago but have not flown since. I need to build a Duet too so I have one.
Mar 25, 2012, 05:46 PM
Pompano Hill Flyer
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Just found this thread today.I see one in my future.

Here is a tip for top sheeting:Zip Lock freezer bags filled with sand.They come in assorted sizes,so you can size according to need.I tried water...........bad idea.
Mar 25, 2012, 05:53 PM
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+1 on using baggies with sand. Sandwich bags are nicer because they are more flexible - but that makes them more "porous". I recommend the freezer bags.

Dale.
Mar 25, 2012, 07:23 PM
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Zip lock bags with lead shot works well.

Alan
Mar 28, 2012, 01:40 AM
The original Flying Pigs Sqd.
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Hmm. Borrowing from my other hobby, cooking bags filled with rice or beans...


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