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Old 04-23-2014, 03:46 PM
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Old 04-23-2014, 03:51 PM
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vertical grimmace, you must have missed my post. I think you are the man for the top job, what do you say?

While I very much appreciate your consideration, I am not sure I would be able to do the thread justice. This is/was a great idea though, and am kind of surprised it had not been started earlier. I am sure a deserving individual will step forward.
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:18 PM
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Another really cool item BUSA sells. A new 23 x 8 scale Axial prop showed up today.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:30 PM
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Vertical,Grimmace, I believe this engine detail was yours from a Magazine or thread. I used it as a guide to build my Mercedes for my 1/4 scale D-VII. But it was not BUSA.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:38 PM
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Vertical,Grimmace, I believe this engine detail was yours from a Magazine or thread. I used it as a guide to build my Mercedes for my 1/4 scale D-VII. But it was not BUSA.
Yes, that pic was taken at the Warbirds over the Rockies. That engine is from the Proctor DVII kit. Tons of work, but it builds into a nice representation.
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:17 PM
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No worries vertical.

Welcome aboard brothers.
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#1 3136 Victoria, Australia
#2 Jeffo MI USA
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#5 mattnew MA USA
#6 surmovik60 VA USA
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#8 Granpooba NY USA
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#17 68goat AL USA
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:57 AM
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Oooh - can I join? I have built several BUSA kits over the years: Stingray 120, Phaeton bipe, Enforcer, Force One. Next will be an Excalibur and a friend here at the club is going to be building a Smoothie at the same time.
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Old 04-24-2014, 11:40 AM
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Have to admit that this thread has brought out some very nice looking BUSA models. Congrats to the builders.
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Old 04-24-2014, 01:55 PM
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OK, now I have to join. I'm a sucker for these "brotherhood" threads. Besides, I need some motivation to finish my 1/3 scale Cub I bought when they first came out - seems like decades ago. I've got the left wing built and the tail feathers. Landing gear is done (sort of - I'm hideous at silver soldering). If I ever get this behemoth finished I will power it with either a Kavan FK-50, version 3, or an OS-300 twin. I have both sitting on the shelf. The OS is probably a little friendlier.

If I ever get this bugger done, I'm going to get that beautiful 1/3 Fokker DVII!

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Old 04-24-2014, 05:15 PM
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Has anyone heard of any future releases from BUSA? A 1/4 scale Albatros like someone mentioned earlier would be great. Wouldn't mind seeing a 1/4 scale Sopwith Camel either.
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Old 04-24-2014, 05:41 PM
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Has anyone heard of any future releases from BUSA? A 1/4 scale Albatros like someone mentioned earlier would be great. Wouldn't mind seeing a 1/4 scale Sopwith Camel either.
Your wish is their command. I just got back from covering the Toledo Show and the 1/4 scale Camel is their next project up. So you will get your wish!!!

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Old 04-24-2014, 08:12 PM
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Have a couple balsa usa kits and wanting more, so count me in"
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:22 PM
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I had been told a 1/6th Fokker DR1 is in the works.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:11 PM
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Welcome new brothers, list above edited.

I have to agree this collection of BUSA kits looks great, you guys in the states will have to do a fly in together.

I have the 1/4 D7 still in the box, I reckon a 1/6 D7 would be good too, a Albi in 1/6 and 1/4 would sell well I think.
BUSA kits are a bit dear here, they are double the price you pay in the USA, I'm jealous of what you can buy them for.
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:08 AM
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Back to 1987. BUSA 1/3 scale Flybaby. Quadra 35, Kraft radio, 35lbs. The Quadra barely had the power to get it off the ground. Flew on the wing. Had to turn with rudder as ailerons were not effective.
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:27 AM
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Hey guys, I have edited the list to show where all you guys are from in the states, I'm not sure where they all are in relation to one another, but perhaps a BUSA fly day could eventuate?
Maybe someone from BUSA would like to come?
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:38 AM
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cool pics Steve, keep the pics coming guys.
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:57 AM
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Great pics Dick, you have #41 welcome aboard.
I bet you can't wait to get that albi in the air!
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Don't forget guys, wear your Balsa USA # with pride, and put it in your sig line.

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Please add me to the BUSA Brotherhood.

My present project is the 33% Albatros



Past projects were the 33% Triplane





The 33% Fly Baby Monoplane





The de Havilland DH-4



And the Ercoupe in my avatar, plus many, many others
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Has anyone heard of any future releases from BUSA? A 1/4 scale Albatros like someone mentioned earlier would be great. Wouldn't mind seeing a 1/4 scale Sopwith Camel either.
You are very lucky, it will be released in fall. 1/4 scale:-)

We should start a campaign asking Balsa USA for a 1/4 scale Albatross:-)

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You are very lucky, it will be released in fall. 1/4 scale:-)

We should start a campaign asking Balsa USA for a 1/4 scale Albatross:-)

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You bet. I'm in.

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Your wish is their command. I just got back from covering the Toledo Show and the 1/4 scale Camel is their next project up. So you will get your wish!!!

Ken
Great news! Looking forward to the Camels release. Very nice looking birds out there too guys. Keep the pics coming.
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