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Old Jun 13, 2007, 10:14 PM
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where should my hi start go on SIG Flip


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Old Jun 13, 2007, 10:22 PM
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Are you asking for help?

Maybe it's just me, but I think a courteous request is more appropriate. Something like, "can someone tell me where to locate the tow hook on my plane? Thanks"

Reads a lot better than "so?!!"
Old Jun 14, 2007, 02:26 AM
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Flip? As in the chuckie glider?
Old Jun 14, 2007, 05:06 PM
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Old Jun 14, 2007, 11:32 PM
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How about on the wing tip!. DLHS Discus Launch High Start!!
Old Jun 15, 2007, 04:46 PM
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Old Jun 17, 2007, 03:35 AM
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Add a subfin!?

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Old Jun 17, 2007, 12:03 PM
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Old Jun 17, 2007, 01:19 PM
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Below the elevator (horisontal fin) you glue a mini-vertical fin, that has a size of like ...start with 50%..of the original vertical fin. This is a glue-and-adjust operation. Remember to balance the glider before testflight.

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Old Jun 17, 2007, 04:58 PM
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 10:59 AM
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any pics? cause it's not working
Add a pic of the glider, and we'll see if it's possible. I am not familiar with your glider..

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Old Jun 18, 2007, 05:53 PM
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I'd suggest making a "Zip-start" out of some surgical tubing. You need to have a hook under the nose, and have about 10 feet of surgical tubing, 20 feet of kitestring, and a stake in the ground. The idea is the surgical tubing launch gets the plane going WAY harder than you can possibly throw it; you put the stake in the ground, hook the ring on the end to the tow hook under the nose, stretch it out, and let the plane go. HOPEFULLY, you dont have any bad trim, as anything that happens will happen at about warp factor seven. Properly trimmed you can really get some height this way.
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