Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register! Guests are limited to posting in the "General Questions (Guest Posting Allowed)" section only. Becoming a member is fast, easy and FREE!


Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Babe_b10
Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Cox Engine of The Month
November-2020
sosam117's

"Three Cox Tee Dee 020 engines with a new lease on life."



PAST WINNERS
CEF Traveling Engine

Win This Engine!
Forum Store
CEF Ear Savers
Gallery


Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  fredvon4 on Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:21 am

I know many of you are Stunthhanger members--- but some here may not be

http://stunthanger.com/smf/index.php/topic,40491.0.html

This is a fairly pricey kit ($79)

Later I will post pictures of it

Eric only has a few left for sale and I am sorta sure if he got a few orders more he would make a few more

This is the most comprehensive and well presented Laser kit I have ever seen.

If you are a 1/2a nut and love the War Birds this one is worth looking into

He does not show the 1/2a Stuka kit on his web site, so a call or e-mail are how you ask for one

http://www.rsmdistribution.com/index-2.htm
fredvon4
fredvon4
Top Poster
Top Poster

2019 Supporter

Trusted Seller
Posts : 3337
Join date : 2011-08-26
Age : 65
Location : Lampasas Texas

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Photo of the Kit

Post  fredvon4 on Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:28 am

Here is the kit photo

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Stuka_10

RSM kits do not supply hinges as too many builders have a different favorite
No ste by step build instructions; there are notes on the plan and the call out of particular size wood

Poor photo and I don't know how to post a zoomable image. sorry

On the plan is .061 Glow..an inset showes the (included) parts to make it electric, I assume for electric one of the RSM or Brokdak 1/2a set up is used

This is description of the $109 RSM electric system:

RSM 061 Electric Power System equal to .061 Glow Power. Includes HP2208/15 Motor, 20 Amp Speed Controller, KR Timer/Sequencer, 1300 mAh 3 cell Battery & 7x5 Pusher Prop. Comes with all programming installed. This power system is ready to be installed in your model. Just flip the switch and fly!
fredvon4
fredvon4
Top Poster
Top Poster

2019 Supporter

Trusted Seller
Posts : 3337
Join date : 2011-08-26
Age : 65
Location : Lampasas Texas

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Re: Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  944_Jim on Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:39 pm

Mr. Fred,

Whatever happened to this kit? There is a guy over in SH looking for a similar plan now.
944_Jim
944_Jim
Platinum Member
Platinum Member

2019 Supporter

Posts : 953
Join date : 2017-02-08
Age : 55
Location : NE MS

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Re: Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  Ken Cook on Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:53 am

The answer is self explanatory. There's those that are cheap and then you have control line cheap. The control line flyer would fly a newspaper until the print comes off of it. When it crashes , they will retain that paper for 40 years until they can figure out how to put the print back on it. There's very few that will part with that kind of money for a 1/2A kit . The scenario is quite common as they will ask for it, not buy it, then complain when it's gone.  

Even at the price Eric is offering, the kit is essentially being given away. Laser cutting demands lighter balsa which is becoming more difficult to source and the price has gone up numerous times over the past 10 years.

         The kit that Fred depicts was made for a event "Leprechaun Stunt,"  held on the west coast. Larry Renger, and a few others created this event  for their club the Knights of the Round Circle. Larry was monumental in this event and it stirred a good bit of interest. However, these small beauties take a lot of time to build, the engines are more difficult to source compared to  larger models and they also take a lot more effort in making them fly correctly and at the proper speed. These fellows are getting up their in age and less than a handful of them are even flying.  Most want instant gratification and give up when things don't work correctly. I recognized  this from the Brodak 1/2A stunt event. Therefore, most don't want to be bothered by the smaller mills which obviously cancels out kit sales.

          Little Legends were  a series of planes that were designed by the greats, Paul Walker, Bob Hunt etc. These planes if memory serves me correctly were profiles. Beautiful designs and they were going to be offered by Walter Umland. When Walter generated interest in who wanted them, the internet lit up. The next step is committing to buy them which quickly brought this idea to a screeching halt.

          The positive side to this post is that,  I'm that individual who pushes for these types of planes and events. I'm willing to share experiences and knowledge gained by devoting hours of trial and error. Therefore, I don't want to see these types of kits fade from our reach. I can only encourage those who also show interest in this type of plane and or flying to buy them.
Ken Cook
Ken Cook
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 4109
Join date : 2012-03-27
Location : pennsylvania

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Re: Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  fredvon4 on Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:38 am

I have offered my never to be built kit to the guy on SH...If he passes
it will be here on CEF
fredvon4
fredvon4
Top Poster
Top Poster

2019 Supporter

Trusted Seller
Posts : 3337
Join date : 2011-08-26
Age : 65
Location : Lampasas Texas

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Re: Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  Ken Cook on Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:50 am

Fred, he's a great guy and a good flyer. There's no mistaking him when present. True to tradition, he wears all white and doesn't have a speck of dirt on him.
Ken Cook
Ken Cook
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 4109
Join date : 2012-03-27
Location : pennsylvania

Back to top Go down

Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit Empty Re: Eric Rule 1/2A Stuka laser kit

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum