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Old Apr 05, 2005, 10:02 PM
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GWS Model Notes and Pictures Vol III


Time to start Vol III. Vol II can be found at:https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=270923
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Old Apr 06, 2005, 12:40 PM
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The Cocky One!
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Check out these pics!


My buddy Jim with his new SS. The plane, the man. Jarhead
Old Apr 07, 2005, 03:41 AM
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Second-generation autogyro on a GWS stick fuselage - first Pico, now Slow Stick. Build thread here: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=345049
Old Apr 07, 2005, 07:15 PM
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Estarter


My 1st Estarter/ aileron plane, currently flown w/ 350 c gear and 9x7 props on a 2cell lipo. Flys great, loops,rolls,spins and inverted are a lot of fun!

update 4-13-05 fatal crash into communications tower time to build another.
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Old Apr 08, 2005, 10:16 AM
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my 2nd P51D

Typhoon 15 motor
Phoenix 25 ESC
11.1V 2500mah lipo
9x5 cam (graupner) folding prop
Fully glassed; 20 OZ
Great , fast flier, endless vertical
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Old Apr 08, 2005, 05:26 PM
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nice mustang! hey Onega, when you say fully glassed, what exactly do you use? i have read threads where they use clear polyurathane and other things.
how does one "glass" a plane?????
Old Apr 08, 2005, 05:41 PM
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I used 25gr/m2 glass cloth and Zpoxy resin (as seen in pic)
This is the first warbird I glassed, and i'm very happy with the results, but it
takes far more time to build it, so be patient. But what you get is a very strong plane!
A full glassing tutorial can be found on http://www.gws-fans.com/
Old Apr 08, 2005, 08:34 PM
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My New GWS C47


Well I have to be honest I was not sure what to expect when I built the GWS C47 but I have to say it is one of the Best and easy to build kits I have built, I started out with the all silver version and as you can see I painted it amking it green and gray total build time was about 7 hours and If I had not been watching TV when I built it I think I could do it in like 4, I painted my plane with acrylic paint from Michaels craft store and applied it using my airbrush.
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Old Apr 10, 2005, 03:28 AM
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Gws P-51d


Here's my another contribution to this site:
Old Apr 13, 2005, 10:54 AM
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√-1 * ∞ = Inverted Flight
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My Tigermoth


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Old Apr 13, 2005, 01:11 PM
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TK that is the nicest TG i have seen! nice job.............
Old Apr 13, 2005, 02:40 PM
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Whatever happens..Happens
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this is my slow stick as of april 13.
Old Apr 14, 2005, 06:24 AM
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just wanted to share my me109

Old Apr 16, 2005, 09:20 PM
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Another Corsair


Here is my Corsair just recently finished. It is named "Bubbles" after a young lady whom I used to date.

I have modified the battery compartment to conform to panel lines on the original Corsair.

Gordon
Old Apr 16, 2005, 11:57 PM
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It Wasn't Me!!!!
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GWS Beaver at sunset


This is my first build with many essential modifications including:
Steerable tail wheel
Heavier gauge wire landing gear
Foam 2" main gear wheels
Bamboo rod under leading edge of wing
Additional wing strut
Bamboo on leading edge of elevator
Switch to turn off power to receiver
Strapping tape for elevator and rudder hindges
Main wing pinned and screwed on (no rubber bands).
I love the way if flies and it is a wonderful trainer. C-YA RL
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