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Nov 23, 2004, 03:51 AM
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The Free Slope Soarer Plans Thread


Ok after looking around this great encyclopedia we call the RCGroups slope forum I have decided that we need a thread that ties together all the free slope soarer plans that are available here.

I would like this thread to be an index of sorts for people looking to build a new ship to have a peek at and see what great planes are available and an open discussion on each of the plan listed.

When adding a thread link, follow the format,
Plan:
Designer:
Flying Style:
Link:
Build Thread: (If applicable)

finally a pic of a completed plane added as an attachment not a link, so it will be below 100k and always stay with the thread.
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 24, 2004 at 04:46 PM.
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Nov 23, 2004, 03:59 AM
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Sawtooth


Plan: Sawtooth
Designer: Steve Wenban
Flying Style: Light to Medium Wind Floater
Link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=293371 Plan on post 1
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 23, 2004 at 07:19 AM.
Nov 23, 2004, 04:33 AM
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Spade


Plan: Spade
Designer: Steve Wenban
Flying Style: Combat
Link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=294133 Plan on post 1
Build Thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=300856
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 23, 2004 at 07:19 AM.
Nov 23, 2004, 04:48 AM
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Demon


Plan: Lairds Demon
Designer: TFLG
Flying Style: Medium Wind ???
Link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=211147 Plan on posts 32 and 33
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 23, 2004 at 07:17 AM.
Nov 23, 2004, 04:57 AM
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Mick has fixed this!!!!

The link points to the "spade" thread and I can't find Lairds demon in it.
Can anybody help?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Mick Molloy
Plan: Lairds Demon
Designer: TFLG
Flying Style: Medium Wind ???
Link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=294133 Plan on posts 32 and 33
Last edited by billscottuk; Nov 23, 2004 at 05:37 AM. Reason: problem fixed
Nov 23, 2004, 05:08 AM
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Plouf


Plan: Plouf
Designer:??
Flying Style: medium/heavy wind??
Plan: (Ensure you have the correctly joined plan!)
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ved+tips+plouf Plan on page 11 post 162/63
Build threads:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ved+tips+plouf
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...t=plouf+hooper

Photo of a plane built by Tim Hooper.
Nov 23, 2004, 07:14 AM
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Mugi


Plan: Mugi
Designer: Morgan J. Wood
Flying Style: Combat
Link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=236710
Build Thread: www.mugi.co.uk This website is very well done, with animations showing construction methods and plans, also an excel spreadsheet used in scaling the plan up or down.
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 23, 2004 at 07:17 AM.
Nov 23, 2004, 07:37 AM
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Pribos


Plan: Pribos
Designer: Marcel Guwang.
Flying Style: Light to Medium
Link: No good RCGroup thread found
Build Thread: http://www.rc-soar.com/pibros/index.htm
Nov 23, 2004, 11:36 AM
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Micro Slope Stik


Name: Micro Slope Stik
Designer: Steve Lange
Flying Style: Light to moderate lift fun flying
Plan: http://stevelange.net/spad/
Build Thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=177365



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Nov 23, 2004, 11:56 AM
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Open Source Rodent


Name: Open Source Rodent (aka "Faux-dent")
Designer: Steve Lange's homage to John Higgins
Flying Style: Heavy to extremely heavy lift, halfpipes, 25oz/ft^2++ wingloadings
Thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=297948

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Nov 24, 2004, 04:49 PM
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This thread wont be made sticky, so the only way to keep it current is to add new plans and discuss the ones already on here, so does anybody have any info on the flying ability of the plans shown?
Last edited by Mick Molloy; Nov 24, 2004 at 04:51 PM.
Nov 24, 2004, 05:04 PM
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Name: The Beetle
Designer: Stanley Chan
Flying Style: It's a plank
Site: http://www.rcsail.com/article_beetle.htm

It comes in 26", 39" and 52" sizes.
Nov 24, 2004, 06:33 PM
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No worries that the thread won't be stickied, honestly how many people are really scratchbuilding from plans anymore? I'm sure it's plenty of people but as a percentage of the total slope populace--probably not big. We can just bookmark this thread and point people to it when they inquire; works for me

The MiSS (Micro Slope Stik) flies quite nicely, though obviously with a kinked psuedo Jedelsky-style "airfoil" (I use that term loosely) and all the gear sticking out in the wind, penetration could be much, much better. Roll rate is not bad, but inverted flight is pretty much impossible. But it's a very, very nimbe little plane--I would routinely fly this pattern around the streamer on our wind stick, coming from behind and ducking under the streamer, then doing a little pull up and floating over the top, only to duck under it again. A lot of hover-type stuff. Also flies nicely close to the ground, can be woven in between bushes and whatnot with great aplomb. A very fun little plane, easy to build, inexpensive, and fast to build. If you've got some submicro gear on hand, I think it's worth a shot.

Steve
Nov 24, 2004, 07:17 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by surfimp
No worries that the thread won't be stickied, honestly how many people are really scratchbuilding from plans anymore?
Steve

Speak for yourself! I mean really speak OF yourself, Mr. Rodent.
I would rather not by a kit. I'd rather build a one-off(or two or three-off)!
You are probably right, though. The plans builder/scratch designer-builder is the minority(must be why I like it ).


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