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Jan 09, 2010, 02:16 PM
PSALM 14:1
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Link doesn't work for me Mike....


EDIT: works now and GREAT job!
Last edited by Sammy70; Jan 09, 2010 at 02:22 PM.
Jan 09, 2010, 02:20 PM
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i think it works now .its cold here in montana so ill call that successfull ,for today anyway ,was not running right and too cold to adjust it or trim it out for that matter .
Jan 09, 2010, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by dynomike75
Great job. I do believe you silenced the nasayers. Is that even a word? Anyway again awsome job. A dead stick landing to top it off. You have to love the Polaris!
Jan 09, 2010, 02:55 PM
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Wow! Congratulations Mike on the maiden and for the innovation.




Might have to put a noisemaker on mine - yours sounds so...masculine!

-Gary
Jan 09, 2010, 05:10 PM
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Good job Mike! I'd be interested to hear how the foam holds up to glow fuel residue. I have no idea.

Scott

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Jan 09, 2010, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by gmphoto
Wow! Congratulations Mike on the maiden and for the innovation.




Might have to put a noisemaker on mine - yours sounds so...masculine!

-Gary
No you won't might get fuel on your skirt Mark
Jan 09, 2010, 09:46 PM
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No you won't might get fuel on your skirt Mark
Hey ease up Mark, don't let everyone know
Jan 10, 2010, 08:45 PM
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I finally got to see a Polaris fly today - Dick Weaver had one at the "New Years' Day" fun fly out at Flaming Geyser park (the meet was postponed to today due to weather).

I couldn't watch in much because I was also flying at the time, but what I saw was impressive. It certainly handled the grass field better than my small planes did. It got up and went when he asked it to and had a rather insane roll rate. My robbe Gemini is like that, too....
Jan 10, 2010, 08:58 PM
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yeah, once i added rudder mixing i got much better roll rate. its pretty astonishing now how fast it rolls.
Jan 10, 2010, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by BEC
I finally got to see a Polaris fly today - Dick Weaver had one at the "New Years' Day" fun fly out at Flaming Geyser park (the meet was postponed to today due to weather).

I couldn't watch in much because I was also flying at the time, but what I saw was impressive. It certainly handled the grass field better than my small planes did. It got up and went when he asked it to and had a rather insane roll rate. My robbe Gemini is like that, too....
So when are you gonna build one, Bernard? If you don't have Polarisitis yet, you will soon...
Jan 10, 2010, 11:09 PM
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Well, I had five kits on my Christmas "wish list" including the Polaris. I got two of them (SA Helium MG and FredE), but not the Polaris.

From a practical standpoint I have to thin the fleet quite a bit in order to make room for any new planes. One of the things that surprised me was that the Polaris is a bit bigger than I thought. I didn't get to ask Dick if his was the regular size or a scale-up. (He does build those Gemini-inspired flying W planes in a number of sizes).

At the moment I can't really answer the "when" question, but I have a low-grade version of the disease already.
Jan 10, 2010, 11:14 PM
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I never go to the flying field with out mine. Long time modelers watch it fly and say ," It doesn't look like it would fly that well"
Jan 10, 2010, 11:40 PM
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Originally Posted by captaingeek
yeah, once i added rudder mixing i got much better roll rate. its pretty astonishing now how fast it rolls.
Ahoy Captain, any chance of sharing the rudder mix with a newbie. I am fascinated by the promise of what mixes can achieve but have no real idea where to start.

-Gary
Jan 11, 2010, 04:02 AM
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I built two north-Star a few years ago, with the engine OS -46. They flying nicely