Longer lines are much easier.
Ever wonder 'why' Leroy sold so many Cox engines?
A: Heavy plastic CL planes on 35ft ft. lines!
I 'designed' my re-trainer, around my old (Magnum GP/Pro, OS FP .25s) that were getting 'toasted' when the OSFX came out.[X(]
I think NIB engines are expensive. And 'completely worn out' engines are priceless !
I fly Maac Scale R/C Combat ( One of CP's famous, High Speed Jousters !
I have learned allot about 'coro' construction, ( heavy, but durable ) so...
My entry to the Balsa Beaver 'Beauty Contest' will be my only plane without any balsa!
(Then, you can see pictures ! The stab looks Ringmaster !)
You will like this Chris, the wings are rubber banded on !
I learned FF well before my first engine.
Every plane since, has a 'rubber band, and can glide deadstick' [8D]
Unabashed Combat Team