As shabby as it gets........... - RC Groups
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Jan 06, 2005, 02:38 PM
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As shabby as it gets...........

....... unless you know different!

Newport, Gwent, a few days after Christmas, an hour before dusk, light going fast with very low cloud and bad viz, starting to rain and going stir crazy cooped up with mother-in-law!
Enough knotage over the sea wall to keep a few gulls aloft. Launched and flew up and down 75 yards in reducing viz and drizzle; it was a fix!
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Jan 06, 2005, 03:41 PM
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What is that you are flying?

Soar Dude
Jan 07, 2005, 06:56 AM
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"What is that you are flying?"


It's a thermal / light wind sloper called an Eppi-SOAR. Only 2 channel, but I love it.
Stays up when most things won't and deals with quite high winds. Being EPP it has taken all sorts of punishment.
Jan 07, 2005, 09:38 AM
It could happen...
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Not too shabby I'd say. When you need a fix, you need a fix!

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