Sterling SCHWEIZER SGS 1-34 R/C Sailplane, ARC, vintage - RC Groups
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May 28, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Sterling SCHWEIZER SGS 1-34 R/C Sailplane, ARC, vintage

I built this vintage Sterling Models sailplane kit SGS 1-34 (# FS 26) back in the mid 70s after seeing a fellow modeler (Bill Baker) fly one at our old Quinapoxit flying field in Holden, Mass. So I bought and built one and got as far as what you see in the pix. I did have to fix some dings after 38 years.

Scale 2'=1ft.(1/6 scale) Wingspan.... 8' 2- 1/2" Area... 615

Weight... 2-1/2 lbs (less R/C equip). Modified Eiffel 400 soaring airfoil.

Will launch with a Cox .09 or any.10 engine ( throttle not needed and about 1-1/2 minutes of fuel) with a power-pod of choice or set up with a tow line hook for R/C tow plane assist. The kit power-pod parts were lost along the way but the outlines are on the plan to copy and build but a pre-built plastic pod would be lighter. The elev.and rudder pushrods are installed and are both attached inside the fuselage.

The model needs to be final sanded, tail wheel or skid?, the horizontal stab glued in, a balsa peice put over the tail cone, hinges glued in, R/C gear installed, and then covered. ( I have 4 six ft. rolls of white Towercoat for an extra 32.00)

The canopy is mint, the plans are not mint but can be followed for all info. The Kraft wheel is installed Some of the decals from the sheet can probably be used and the rest are good enough to copy from.

Asking 280.00.

This is local PU for obvious reasons but I will drive to meet in a 100 mile radius from Gainesville, VA. (If you have money to burn I will ship in professional box)

Will answer your questions. Also cell# is 571-213-6833

Thanks for looking
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May 23, 2013, 01:29 AM
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Hey there,
Did you ever sell the Schweitzer? I ask because I have a partial kit in need of plans, and would pay for a copy of them...
I have some very reduced plans in the AMA kit plan book, but they are just 8x5 or so, really small. My kit has the decals, canopy, a little bit of wood and nose cone, and the power nacelle parts. Otherwise, nothing. I am tempted to build one, but no plans.
I am active on RCuniverse, not so much over here on groups.
Dave Fritzke
Oct 27, 2015, 10:14 AM
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did you ever sell this?
Oct 27, 2015, 09:35 PM
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Hi, sorry for the response delay.
The first ad on RCG was the Schwiezer in bare bones without a power pod. The other was rtf with the pod and an OS .10, txt and tx. I finished it and put 2 flights on it.
Which ad did you respond to and where are you located.
Regards, John
Regards, John

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