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Post  Cribbs74 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:28 pm

Has anyone ever done one in balsa? Or do I have to be the first?

The wing looks very similar to a Li'l Satan. Would love to have some dimensions if anyone on here has the real deal.

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Post  Mark Boesen on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:00 pm

I don't know, i thought i read somebody drew up plans for this, it should be a pretty easy thing to do, the CG will be more forward with the light balsa, maybe use lite-ply for fuselage...


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Post  happydad on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:11 pm

cribbs74 wrote:Has anyone ever done one in balsa? Or do I have to be the first?

The wing looks very similar to a Li'l Satan. Would love to have some dimensions if anyone on here has the real deal.

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do you have any pics or links to pics? hd Small Cox Logo
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Post  happydad on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:33 pm

cribbs74 wrote:Has anyone ever done one in balsa? Or do I have to be the first?

The wing looks very similar to a Li'l Satan. Would love to have some dimensions if anyone on here has the real deal.

Ron


i assume not this one? known as a spook 48
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found another one. it looks like a ribbed constant chord, 24inch wing.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:40 pm

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Post  Mark Boesen on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:45 pm

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Post  pkrankow on Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:53 pm

I checked the plan gallery at Hip Pocket Areonautics, free login required, and there is a spook that is very not similar to the Cox spook.

http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/

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Post  Cribbs74 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:04 pm

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Is that yours Mark?
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Post  RknRusty on Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:12 pm

$3.98! The check is in the mail. I'll bump it up to $5 just to make you feel better since you're probably depressed about the Capital One thing.

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Post  Cribbs74 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:10 pm

Yeah $3.98 what a steal!

I bet Dale Kirn had plans, I may try to knock one out this year.
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Post  happydad on Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:16 pm

cribbs74 wrote:Yeah $3.98 what a steal!

I bet Dale Kirn had plans, I may try to knock one out this year.
Ron

i may have a constant chord wing you can have. you may have to recover it. hd Small Cox Logo
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:14 am

jeez, i wish....it's cheeper to collect photos then the real thing, lol!
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Post  iskandar taib on Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:51 am

Someone did send me drawings - I haven't gotten around to building anything yet, though... sometime soon!

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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:30 am

iskandar taib wrote:Someone did send me drawings - I haven't gotten around to building anything yet, though... sometime soon!

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Would those be something you would be willing to share?

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Post  ekitten2 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:12 pm

that looks prety kool

ive never seen one before (we dont oftern see these thingys out here

i wouldent mind an original one tho if they are still available
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:37 pm

They are available, through Ebay and collectors. Be prepared to pay a pretty penny for one. I was wanting to build one to fly. If I had a real one it would stay in the box.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:56 pm

Ok,

The internet has failed me, if anyone has a kit to help me with measurements or has a plan drawn up that they are willing to share please shoot me a PM.

Thanks!

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Post  fredvon4 on Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:24 am

Ron I also want to balsa build the spook

All we need are the wing length/width and profile of one rib

From the photos Mark posted every thing looks real easy and basic

If you do get a set of drawings or plans shoot me a set please
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Post  Cribbs74 on Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:04 am

Will do Fred,

We need to get some of these thing in the air where they belong!

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Post  Mudhen on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:12 am

Sometime in the 90’s Dale and a friend of his decided to market several laser-cut balsa kits. (I don’t remember the name of his friend.) As I recall they had three or four models in mind, one of which was the Spook, (also I think they had a profile version of the ME-109 with a built up wing.) At the time, they didn’t have the kits available, but had already copied the plans for the customer. Dale had “rolls” of plans just waiting for the kits. I remember seeing the Spook. At the time I had other interests so I didn’t take a copy. If someone was interested maybe they could contact the Kirn family. His son, Joe, I think was handling the hobby side of his dad’s work.
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Post  duke.johnson on Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:19 am

iskandar taib wrote:Someone did send me drawings - I haven't gotten around to building anything yet, though... sometime soon!

Iskandar

Could I get the drawing too? Tired w/ Coffee Read
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Post  Cribbs74 on Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:24 pm

I am going to send an email per Muds suggestion and see what happens. If I het drawings/plans I will make them available.

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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:56 am

I got the "hookup"

As soon as I get permission I will share with those who want them.

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Post  duke.johnson on Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:03 pm

cheers Sweet! Touch Down! cheers
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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:07 pm

duke.johnson wrote: cheers Sweet! Touch Down! cheers

You bet!!! It's an awesome CAD drawing. I had it printed by a pal here at work as he has Autocad and a plotter printer. Shoot me a PM with your email address.
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