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11-05-2019, 09:44 AM
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Posted By burtona

Wanted: Bridi Great Escape kit, NIB or partially built with plans

I'm looking for a Bridi or Bluejay Great Escape kit. Prfer NIB but a partially built would work to.
Please advise asking price and shipping cost to zip code 28422.
Send a response by private...
09-12-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,965
Posted By burtona

Wolfgang Matt is my hero! It's been remarkable...

Wolfgang Matt is my hero! It's been remarkable for him to continue flying at such a high level for so many years.
"Old Guys Rule!"
06-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By burtona

Kirkland Triton

Kirkland Triton
11-07-2017, 10:13 AM
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Posted By burtona

Perhaps AJ and Onda did a number on themselves....

Perhaps AJ and Onda did a number on themselves. Anyone can have a bad round. All it takes at this level is one really bad maneuver which probably leads to bad entry/position on the next one or more....
09-30-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By burtona

try cutting the fin along the seam. align so it's...

try cutting the fin along the seam. align so it's straight, apply epoxy glue and tape in place while epoxy cures. Had to fix a lot of FG fuselages back in the old days like this to get them straight....
09-05-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By burtona

$250-350 tops

$250-350 tops
08-25-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By burtona

The Equalizer I remember was designed by some...

The Equalizer I remember was designed by some guys in the Atlanta area,perhaps Curtis Moats, in the mid to late 70's and had a semi symetrical
wing(used a Kraft Ugly Stick airfol). It was used by a...
06-17-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By burtona

Epoxy is the most fuel resistant by far. K & B...

Epoxy is the most fuel resistant by far. K & B and HobbyPoxy were available in clear epoxy paint years ago and were the most fuel resistant I ever used. The KlassCote clear epoxy available now should...
06-07-2017, 05:13 PM
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Views: 678
Posted By burtona

Nutcracker

2219229Found this looking through some old pictures. My favorite plane from back in the day.
03-12-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,597
Posted By burtona

It's not just classic pattern. AMA and F3A...

It's not just classic pattern. AMA and F3A pattern are both in a death spiral too. Numbers of contest and contestants keeps dropping every year.What's left are almost all older men that keep aging....
02-12-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By burtona

cross drill screw heads with a small numbered...

cross drill screw heads with a small numbered drill and secure screws from turning with safety wire.
10-15-2016, 05:06 AM
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Views: 15,775
Posted By burtona

There's no such thing as too much power!

There's no such thing as too much power!
10-14-2016, 08:09 AM
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Views: 1,206
Posted By burtona

The pictures don't show the foam cores for the...

The pictures don't show the foam cores for the stab. Do you have them also?
10-12-2016, 05:46 PM
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Views: 1,206
Posted By burtona

I also built several Sky Glass kits in the 70's....

I also built several Sky Glass kits in the 70's. That looks like a P 6 to me also. If the tail fin is slightlty tilted to one side it's definitely a 6. Lots of the P6 kits had to be cut apart down...
08-30-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,555
Posted By burtona

btt

btt
01-13-2016, 03:25 PM
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Views: 12,284
Posted By burtona

I have a Nutcracker nib kit for sale. Wing Mfg....

I have a Nutcracker nib kit for sale. Wing Mfg. kit.

SOLD
09-21-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By burtona

A Goldberg Falcon 56 and good hands can be...

A Goldberg Falcon 56 and good hands can be competitive in Sportsman or intermediate.
Dave
09-21-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By burtona

I have it. Send me a PM with your e-mail and I'll...

I have it. Send me a PM with your e-mail and I'll attach files and send to you.
Dave
06-01-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By burtona

So, is the sequence development guide so sacred...

So, is the sequence development guide so sacred it can't be amended? Would the BOD agree to a change if it was proposed by the development committee, or members, or just pattern flyers?
OK, I guess...
06-01-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By burtona

The sequence committee could make contestant...

The sequence committee could make contestant judging a lot easier by eliminating take off and landing from the sequence. It would mean less total time a judge would have to watch the airplane and...
05-31-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By burtona

So why not make the maneuvers smaller? There is...

So why not make the maneuvers smaller? There is no requirement to fly 800 ft maneuvers is there?
Dave
01-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By burtona

Jason S. Dave

Jason S.
Dave
10-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,103
Posted By burtona

But the question hasn't been answered. I'm...

But the question hasn't been answered. I'm curious too and wonder if anyone has ever actually checked with a radar gun. I suspect in excess of 100 mph.
I remember years ago when I participated in...
10-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 106,412
Posted By burtona

I haven't tried it on BJ Craft covering but the...

I haven't tried it on BJ Craft covering but the best solvent I've used is 3M adhesive solvent. It's available in automotive paint stores in quart cans. I've not had a paint or plastic that it has...
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