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What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  rsv1cox on Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:54 am

Put axles and wheels under the wing tie-downs and use it for a tether car, salvage the engine and fuel tank, more distressed display art, build a look-alike Kim soarer for it? Oh, the possibilities. Sad

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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  pkrankow on Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:27 pm

Looks ready to go as a glider pod.
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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  ian1954 on Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:45 pm



After removing the engine of course!
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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  rsv1cox on Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:48 pm

pkrankow wrote:Looks ready to go as a glider pod.  
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That's the common sense thing to do Phil. But I'm thinking a wing under the engine, install a pusher prop and fly it as a canard. Kidding. I will remove the engine/tank and toss the balsa. Still at $14.50 cheap enough.

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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  rsv1cox on Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:49 pm

Ha Ian, You hit send moments before I did.  Had to "save" it.  My thoughts exactly.  Smile  Bob
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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  getback on Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:18 am

Is that a .29 or .35 Man that would bee a BIG FF , i didn't know they even made them that big!!
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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  Kim on Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:29 am

Pontoons...perhaps?
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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  rsv1cox on Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:16 pm

That's a rompin' stompin' .15 Eric, Enya's equivalent to any other makers .60 sized engines.  Smile

Pontoons would only keep it afloat while it was burning Kim which may be your point. Ya need it for your floater?  Smile

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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  Kim on Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:49 pm

Naw, I was just trying to be funny...with typical results !

It DID bring to mind an early 60's design in one of my old mags that used a pod, pontoons, and vertical fin.

Been looking for it without success....man I got time on my hands....
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Post  Cribbs74 on Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:42 pm

Kim wrote:Naw, I was just trying to be funny...with typical results !

It DID bring to mind an early 60's design in one of my old mags that used a pod, pontoons, and vertical fin.

Been looking for it without success....man I got time on my hands....

There's a STYX song that covers that.

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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  rsv1cox on Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:04 am

I'm so old and used up Kim that sometimes you have to paint me a picture. My uptake on todays world is on the down-take. Sad

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Re: What to do with this old free flighter?

Post  Kim on Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:51 am

rsv1cox wrote:I'm so old and used up Kim that sometimes you have to paint me a picture.  My uptake on todays world is on the down-take.  Sad

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Don't be lonesome there, dude...you gots plenty 'o company !!!!
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