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Post  batjac on Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:37 am

Sig has a Black Friday sale of 15% off any kit, with a free ½ oz. bottle of Thin CA and a 1 oz. bottle of Debonder thrown in free.  But looking at their models, there’s nothing I need.  And with all the kits and parts I have sitting around the house, nothing that I particularly want…

I’m mildy interested in getting another Akromaster for $24.00 and building it up as a full fuse model.  $24 for a .15 sized model is actually a great price these days. Especially with the freebies.  Or maybe a Skyray for $14.00.  I had fun building that Skyray with a built up wing a few months ago.  But I have no interest in a Twister or a Banshee.

What good’s a sale if there’s nothing exciting to buy?

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Post  Kim on Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:15 am

Sitting here in the same boat ole buddy! The "Acquisition Urge" overpowers my 'Building Urge' on a regular basis!

A full-fuse Akromaster would sure be cool though!
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Post  Tee Bee on Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:13 pm

Roger that times two. I've been aquiring engines, kits, and plans lately at a rate so much faster than I'm able to build that it's a downright gluttonous sin! The madness must stop and I must focus on the projects already underway, the ones stashed u der the bed and in the closets, and maintaining/repairing the planes I currently fly. I sure hope I live to be 150yrs old so I can knock most of this stuff out. At this point, as enticing as a sale is, 15% off will leave me on the sidelines.
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Post  Kim on Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:01 pm

Testify Brother!!!

My started/stalled projects are beginning to yell at me: Hurricane, "You had to blab that you started the build on me, and now, you're running all over the country, looking at other airplanes!"

Ain't even fit to print what the gyro is saying...

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Post  Tee Bee on Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:06 pm

...and women think they are our biggest weakness. Airplane
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Post  rsv1cox on Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:56 pm

Thanks, misery loves company.  Now I know why I bought another Golden Bee when I already have several.  But, I'm doing well on airplane kits,  my un-built kits though many, still do not approach my already builts.  Smile

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Post  KariFS on Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:08 pm

Tee Bee wrote:...and women think they are our biggest weakness. Airplane

lol!

I guess "the urge" shifts from airplanes to girls and then back to airplanes as we age lol!

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Post  Kim on Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:20 pm

KariFS wrote:
Tee Bee wrote:...and women think they are our biggest weakness. Airplane

lol!  

I guess "the urge" shifts from airplanes to girls and then back to airplanes as we age  lol!


I don't know...sometimes, I feel like I've been 'shifting' all of my life....
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Post  KariFS on Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:27 pm

Kim wrote:
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Tee Bee wrote:...and women think they are our biggest weakness. Airplane

lol!  

I guess "the urge" shifts from airplanes to girls and then back to airplanes as we age  lol!


I don't know...sometimes, I feel like I've been 'shifting' all of my life....

Yeah, they are like Yin and Yang, the opposite forces that may actually be complementary to each other.
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Post  balogh on Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:08 am

I told myself last night there is no way I would bid on that 09 up for sale on ebay...then just out of curiosity I bid a number I was darn sure will not win...this morning I saw the email from ebay congratting me on having won....


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Post  balogh on Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:11 am

.....and I have a few 010 020 and 049 kits yet to build and I also hear them complain of being ignored..
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:44 am

There is always a sale... just wait. Maybe something will pop up when you need it.
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Post  getback on Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:04 am

Yeah i just bid on a Tatone engine test stand / for what i though bigger engines , and Won! Go it Sat. , opened the package and the thing is smaller than the engines i was wanting too run ?!!? bUT I THINK IT WILL DO THE UP TO .15 size so its OK LOL ! Turkey I Love This Forum!
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Post  rsv1cox on Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:12 am

getback wrote:Yeah i just bid on a Tatone engine test stand / for what i though bigger engines , and Won!  Go it Sat. , opened the package and the thing is smaller than the engines i was wanting too run ?!!? bUT I THINK IT WILL DO THE UP TO .15 size so its OK LOL ! Turkey I Love This Forum!

Like these from MECOA Eric?

http://www.mecoa.com/tatone/teststands/teststands.htm

Mark B featured them awhile back. I bought one and found it better than more sophisticated stands from other manufacturers.
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