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Sep 17, 2003, 11:38 PM
Checking the wind
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Question: Have you ever built more than one of the same model?

Just wondering what parkflyers Ezoners are building more than one of and why?

So far the only airplane I have duplicated has been the Tiger Moth. It was my first parkie and it flew so well I basically just wore it out and I needed a new one.

I'll probably start on a new Mountain Models Duskstik before long. My origional ended up in the top of a tree for three weeks and kinda took a beating. It was an excellent flyer and I miss having one to fly now.

I figure if modelers are building more than one of a kind they certainly must be favorites.

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Sep 17, 2003, 11:46 PM
Unsafe at any speed
Wiseguy's Avatar
I've seriously considered buying a second switchback to use for combat ...But I don't have the time or money at the moment, so that'll have to wait!
Sep 18, 2003, 12:07 AM
Been There! Done That!
boomerace's Avatar
Does 7 Slow Sticks count and 2 Tiger Moths and what I did to the lowly Lite Sticks! I still have one Looooeee gave me last trip up I'll do something with! Oh and I forgot all the IFO's!
Sep 18, 2003, 12:11 AM
Leave me alone!
Martin Hunter's Avatar
Does building for other people count?

For myself, I've built 2 switchbacks and Christine has built one of her own. I've built one hangover and Christine's got one she's building too. I suppose those count as we'll both fly them. I've built two Nemesi's. I guess that's it.

Sep 18, 2003, 12:22 AM
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I have built two of the Wattage Sukhoi and Tangent. The Sukhoi was replaced due to fuse warp from sitting in a hot car. the Tangent because of dumb thumbs.
Sep 18, 2003, 12:24 AM
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Drivie's Avatar
I have two Hangover's. I built one and bought the other from a buddy. That plane is worth having two of!

Sep 18, 2003, 01:33 AM
No Guts No Glory
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I have a flair for the Pilatus Pc-6 (License built by Fairchild as the AU-23A Peacemaker. I built 3 of them myself and have now gotten myself a EPP variant. Its a easy plane to build, thanks to having almost no curves and beeing designed to be a STOL plane its a great model. Finaly its a swiss built and designed plane.
Sep 18, 2003, 01:43 AM
Fly it like you stole it..
Tram's Avatar
I've built 2 Tantrums about to be 2 more.

Kestrel- You have any pics of your models?
Sep 18, 2003, 02:02 AM
Senior Gravity Checker
2 Tipsys (1 in box)
2 Dandys (1 reg 1 sport)
2 Switchbacks (1 beater 1 pretty )
2 Wingos (both in box)

Having two protects both from crashes. -Ken
Sep 18, 2003, 02:16 AM
high-speed freak
opualuan's Avatar
2 picojets... really like the looks, and they discontinued the kit... so I found a second...
Sep 18, 2003, 02:43 AM
Balsa Builder
Paul Susbauer's Avatar
6 Zippers (Prototypes)
8 Pietenpols (Prototypes, and I seem to break them a lot)
4 Meridians (protoypes)
2 Lil 3Ders (one carbon boom version, one fuselage version)
2 Hangovers (beta, then another one later)
2 Dazzlers (one for me, one for a friend)
3 Pico sticks (back in the day)

Sep 18, 2003, 04:29 AM
Captain Carnage says......
AirWarriorBelgy's Avatar
2 switchbacks (for me)
2 Tiger moths (for me)
3 Zero's (for me 1st one didn't make it past the maiden flight
and #3 is on the build table now)
2 pico stick -FD's (for me)
2 109's (1 for me 1 for the LHS)
2 spitfires (1 for me 1 for the LHS)

that about covers it

Sep 18, 2003, 04:55 AM
Crash Master
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7 BluStik's (4 for friends)
2 MiniMax's
2 TinaBob's
2 PicoPiper's
4 LiteStik's
2 Albatros 3D's
2 MiniSpeedWing's
2 PFC's
Sep 18, 2003, 05:02 AM
No Guts No Glory
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For user ;Tram
Pictures of some of my models and my epp Hacker b20-4:1 powered Turbo porter are in the gallery section:
you just typ in "EPP Pc-6 Turbo Porter" into search and the first picture is the one of my model. Or type in search username Kestrl2003 and you get to see some more of my planes and even my girlfriend
Sep 18, 2003, 06:59 AM
Crash and Build
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1st Switchback was my aileron trainer, SB#2 aalmost done...much prettier...much straighter!

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