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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:09 PM
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I'm starting to think I am a bit weird... my whole fleet is scratchbuilds, except with for my radian, which will soon be replaced with a better scratchbuilt version anyway (same dimensions better materials).

And yeah, close enough
Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:10 PM
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Not weird at all... just resourceful
Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:44 PM
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I'm starting to think I am a bit weird... my whole fleet is scratchbuilds, except with for my radian, which will soon be replaced with a better scratchbuilt version anyway (same dimensions better materials).

And yeah, close enough
scratchbuilding is awesome!! (Except i suck at it LOL)
Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:45 PM
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:57 PM
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I've switched entirely to scratchbuilds, and the bulk of my building has been in balsa lately. The only non-scratch plane I've bought in the last few years is my Slow Stick, which is a plane that I believe no hangar should be without. I've also been given two other planes, a Dynam Hawk Sky and an Exceed RC Accipiter Badius motor glider. I like the Hawk Sky a lot but the Badius hasn't seen much flight time.

In this picture we have my Slipso, the new Stik, its 60%-scale version, and a foamie wing that's got a one-way ticket to the trash pile. The three balsa models all fly beautifully, but that dumb wing is temperamental, unstable, and very poorly mannered. I've got ideas for a replacement, though.
Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:09 PM
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I've switched entirely to scratchbuilds, and the bulk of my building has been in balsa lately. The only non-scratch plane I've bought in the last few years is my Slow Stick, which is a plane that I believe no hangar should be without. I've also been given two other planes, a Dynam Hawk Sky and an Exceed RC Accipiter Badius motor glider. I like the Hawk Sky a lot but the Badius hasn't seen much flight time.

In this picture we have my Slipso, the new Stik, its 60%-scale version, and a foamie wing that's got a one-way ticket to the trash pile. The three balsa models all fly beautifully, but that dumb wing is temperamental, unstable, and very poorly mannered. I've got ideas for a replacement, though.
dude dont crash your slow stick! i cant find any parts or the whole plane ANYWHERE! i mean that too. i checkd like 10 different hobby shops last night.
Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:10 PM
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Woot woot! Now I have $52 in PayPal... gooooood now to figure out if I want a keychain cam..... or something else to record. Not sure I'll figure it out



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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:23 PM
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dude dont crash your slow stick! i cant find any parts or the whole plane ANYWHERE! i mean that too. i checkd like 10 different hobby shops last night.
I've found that if you break your slow stick, the best option is to build a replacement. My slow stick is pretty much a scratchbuild now
Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:43 PM
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Guys, normal R/C props spin clockwise (when you look at them from the back), right? Just installed a 7x5 ( vs. 7x4) on my PopWing and it's CCW and not CW... interesting.
Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:06 PM
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Guys, normal R/C props spin clockwise (when you look at them from the back), right? Just installed a 7x5 ( vs. 7x4) on my PopWing and it's CCW and not CW... interesting.
if you look at a NORMAL plane NOT a popwing like an extra or something. if you look at it from nose to butt the prop will spin to the left. idk about your case though.
Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:12 PM
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Huh! Coool... So, hmmmm
Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:17 PM
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Huh! Coool... So, hmmmm
you need a big plane dude! something over 45 inches. the bigger it is the better it flys! trust me on this! i know you like fpv too so get this monster!http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=14465
Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:23 PM
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I could just barely squeeze my Edge into the car! Bigger = more space too, mostly


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