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Old 10-03-2015, 08:59 AM
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Any one have the plans for the Skimmer 400?
Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-18-2015, 04:28 PM
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http://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=6479
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Old 10-18-2015, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by claderarolando View Post
Thanks claderarolando, but I already found the low wing skimmer. I was hoping for the original Skimmer plans.
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Smile Skimmer 400 Plans

Yep, I've got a set, it you want to call it that. The plans are one 36"X36" sheet, with a six page "Building Sequence and Parts List". Apparently I used the kit for a replacement wing as most of the fuselage bits are still in the box. The plans are adequate for fuselage and tail feathers; however, the 15-rib wing (per side) only shows ribs 1,7 & 15. You'd either have to extrapolate the remainder of the ribs (constant taper wing) or try to enlarge the balsa die cut parts guide to get the rib contours.

It does fly pretty well though!

I'll PM you if I can figure out how to do so with contact information should you want to pursue.

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Old 11-05-2015, 10:45 PM
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Yep, I've got a set, it you want to call it that. The plans are one 36"X36" sheet, with a six page "Building Sequence and Parts List". Apparently I used the kit for a replacement wing as most of the fuselage bits are still in the box. The plans are adequate for fuselage and tail feathers; however, the 15-rib wing (per side) only shows ribs 1,7 & 15. You'd either have to extrapolate the remainder of the ribs (constant taper wing) or try to enlarge the balsa die cut parts guide to get the rib contours.

It does fly pretty well though!

I'll PM you if I can figure out how to do so with contact information should you want to pursue.

John C

Thanks John.
Since I posted the request, I decided to build a Dynaflyte Skeeter instead. It will be the third Skeeter, so I have the rib profiles.
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