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    Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    OCT 16-17Baton Rouge, LA (AA) Charlie Melancon Memorial Control line Aerobatic Contest Site: Independence Park, 7500 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA.
    Sponsor: Baton Rouge Bi-Liners

    Events: Profile Stunt, Old Time Stunt, 325-326 (JSO), 322-324(J)(SO) #0.
    Oct 16: Profile Stunt - engine 92 max allowed AMA rules - no pipes; Old Time Stunt -(Pilot mtg 8:30AM - comp 9:30am)

    Oct 17: Precision Aerobatics - pilot mtg - 8a.m. comp 8:30am

    CD: Joseph D. Patterson,
    14647 Shady Grove Lane,
    Norwood, LA 70761.
    Phone: 225-629-0290(day) 225-629-0290(eve)
    E-Mail: jd3patterson@gmail.com

    Doug is having internet problems so I am posting this for him.
    He has access to his email.

    My understanding is that everything is same as last year with the exception of AMA Profile rules in place of P-40.


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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    I knew Charlie Melancon, he never flew Stunt, but he did pit my rat racers and combat planes all across the south and southwest including several Nats. He would probably be embarassed but pleased about the name of the contest.
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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    Yea I bet you knew him!!

    Come on over will have some spare shade and chair you can borrow.

    You probably know most of the local fliers.


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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    I plan on attending as long as that people at hte stupid casino Iwork off grant my days off for it. Jsut to watch and maybe to score a old fox .35 or McCoy or Enya. If there is anyone selling anything. It will be my FIRSTCL competition.

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    CajunAce
    Hope you can make it.
    Are you ready for a stunt engine or looking for sport engine?
    Let me know I can bring something for you to look at and/or go home with you.

    Look for the OLD Motor home with Aluminum skin trailer.



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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    Isurely hope they give me off work. ITs a Casino so there is no telling lol.

    Im not looking for a monster of a engine. But a good old Fox .35 or something like that. All Ifly is 1/2a right now as thats all my budget allows at the moment. My dad has a OLD guillows trainer that he claims is great for starting out stunt. SO im jsut looking for a decent engine to start out on. So Ishall see what ya got


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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    If it is a Guillows trainer 3 then a loop is about all you will get.

    I have some new Fox .36 bushing engines and will hand pick one for you.
    If the best one is not good on fit I will hand fit it.

    This will be a good engine to learn with on bigger airplane.
    Run 25% castor and it will last long time.
    Break in on 29% castor if possible.
    Stay away from synthetic oils in foxes and cox. or any of the old engines.
    After good long break in 50/50 syn/castor at least 25% total oil is ok

    synthetic oil is only good in ABC and other such modern engines.

    All my engines get all castor except for the ABC Rat engines.

    David

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    link to Guillows Trainer III

    First one is Nice!

    Mine is in there somewhere, now pushing 50 years old!

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_92...tm.htm#9348776

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    hehe I may have exagerated the perfect stunt trainer lol but he did say for a big engine plane none other would be better for a first time fler of the big plane.

    Now like Isaid Idont have a huge budget and hell an old beater engine that still runs would be sufficient!!

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    Will bring several
    See ya there!

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    Counting down the days.....

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    My supervisor informed me tonite that there shouldnet be a problem getting the ENTIRE weekend off but Iwill only be going the saturday. Saving my money now. Imay volunteer to help if needed in pits or something.

    Any estimations on attendence?

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    RE: Stunt Contest Oct 16 and 17 Baton rouge La.

    Mornin Ace

    I believe they have good turnout for both days.

    Other than one contest in 1979 I haven't competed in C/L since 1975 NATs.

    I posted the event for the CD as his computer was acting up.

    Bunch of good guys over there. Well heck your from the South so you know that!

    See Ya There!

    David

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