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Old 10-21-2014, 06:13 PM
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Has anyone found plans for this model online other then eBay?

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Old 10-21-2014, 06:27 PM
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Laserworks sells the plans as well as the short kit.
Old 10-24-2014, 05:49 PM
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That right, I forgot I had them bookmarked as well!

Lookimg to do my first scratch build and thought a stick would be a good one to do.

have a G38 looking for a home...

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Old 10-25-2014, 05:14 AM
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Bill I had a G-45 in mine and it was slow and sluggish in the air. That 18% wing thickness is a drag! On the new one I changed the wing to 15% thickness and will use a 55cc engine.
I'n no fan of overpowering planes to where you could be sitting on the runway, open throttle and pull strait up and have the plane accelerate as it's going strait up like a rocket but I don't like Sig Kadets flying rings around my low wing sport plane in the air either.
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Originally Posted by AmishWarlord
Bill I had a G-45 in mine and it was slow and sluggish in the air. That 18% wing thickness is a drag! On the new one I changed the wing to 15% thickness and will use a 55cc engine.
I'n no fan of overpowering planes to where you could be sitting on the runway, open throttle and pull strait up and have the plane accelerate as it's going strait up like a rocket but I don't like Sig Kadets flying rings around my low wing sport plane in the air either.
I'm with ya. I like engines, nothing could be finer than an engine with wings.
Old 10-25-2014, 08:14 AM
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I'd be surprised if the plane flew over 50 MPH with the G-45 on it. My friend's one with the OS radial engine was even slower.
Old 10-25-2014, 07:41 PM
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Hmmmm, have to rethink this then. largest engine I have is an SPE 43, but that has a home...

G38's seem to go rather cheap on auction site but the G62 doesn't! must be popular still, or simply got lucky...

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Old 10-26-2014, 01:56 AM
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Got to watch the power rating on those old designs. I think the 120" wing span Bud Nosen Cessna 310 calls for two .60's

I guess there was less gravity back then, I seen to recall being able to run faster and jump higher thirty years ago than I can today.

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Old 10-26-2014, 06:17 PM
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A lot of the old designs also used the Dubro belt drive setup on 60 glow, allowed the engine to swing a much larger prop.

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Old 11-08-2014, 07:07 AM
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Looked up a video on the old belt drive systems. I was shocked to see how a Rossi 60 yanked a 1/3 scale Pitts off the ground.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxNXyDxqBC0#t=234
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My giant Sweet n Low has a G62. It really needs a large engine. That big 88" thick wing needs to be pulled through the sky.
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I put that fat wing on a diet.
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Originally Posted by Cobra1
My giant Sweet n Low has a G62. It really needs a large engine. That big 88" thick wing needs to be pulled through the sky.
How does it fly with that g62?
Old 11-09-2015, 04:27 PM
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It is not a rocket ship but flys great. I think it weighs about 22 pounds and does the best flat spin. I don't fly it much anymore. You in the market for one? ��
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Sounds like fun and always in the market for a plane but the wallet or distance doesn't always agree with me!

Bill S.

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Originally Posted by Cobra1
It is not a rocket ship but flys great. I think it weighs about 22 pounds and does the best flat spin. I don't fly it much anymore. You in the market for one? ��
Well I was asking because I have one that needs an engine and iwanted it to have good power and not just plug it around. I ended up getting a Crrc 50cc 4.9hp engine over a heavy zenoah g62.I wanted it to have unlimited vertical
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Originally Posted by blhollo2
Well I was asking because I have one that needs an engine and iwanted it to have good power and not just plug it around. I ended up getting a Crrc 50cc 4.9hp engine over a heavy zenoah g62.I wanted it to have unlimited vertical
If unlimited vertical is your goal I think you'll be disappointed with the 50cc engine. My sweet n low weighed around 23lbs and had a FPE 4.2 (69cc) and didn't have unlimited vertical. I think the only way I would've gotten unlimited vertical was with a 100cc twin.
Plus I think you might have problems balancing it with a light engine up front.
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DA 85 would be the ticket. Designed for 24lb 3D aircraft. On a Sweet n Low it would be insane. The only problem would be extending the gear to fit a 26" prop.
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yes I thought about that it being light but at 4Lbs not including battery and etc it should be close to 5Lbs on the nose. I thought about a Dle55 as its powerful but lighter than the crrc engine. I have eye balled a DJ70cc engine at milehighrc.com do you think the crrc pro will be too light? and where in the cg for this airplane?





QUOTE=rtn9105;12125347]If unlimited vertical is your goal I think you'll be disappointed with the 50cc engine. My sweet n low weighed around 23lbs and had a FPE 4.2 (69cc) and didn't have unlimited vertical. I think the only way I would've gotten unlimited vertical was with a 100cc twin.
Plus I think you might have problems balancing it with a light engine up front.[/QUOTE]
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Anyone know the factory Center of gravity for this sweet and low stick?
Old 12-06-2015, 08:22 AM
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I don't know the original factory suggested CG location, I balanced mine with the nose pointing a little downward at 30% of the wing cord to start.

I looked on the CRRC site and they say the 50cc weighs 3.63lbs including the muffler and ignition. The FPE 4.2 I used weighs 5.5lbs all up. Your plane may be built lighter than mine was, put it on a CG stand and see if you can get it to balance.
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Hey All. I realize this is a very old thread, but my uncle passed away about a month ago, and while clearing out a bunch of old stuff for my aunt, I came across one of these kits. This is the first thread I came across pertaining specific to this model. It appears to be new in the box with all of the parts. I don't fly RC planes myself, so I know very little about them. However, if anyone is interested in the model, please respond back to me. I have no idea what the value is of it, but I'm just trying to help my aunt by selling off some of the stuff he collected. I can provide photos if needed.

Thank you!

Steve
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Originally Posted by Tulecreeper1999
Hey All. I realize this is a very old thread, but my uncle passed away about a month ago, and while clearing out a bunch of old stuff for my aunt, I came across one of these kits. This is the first thread I came across pertaining specific to this model. It appears to be new in the box with all of the parts. I don't fly RC planes myself, so I know very little about them. However, if anyone is interested in the model, please respond back to me. I have no idea what the value is of it, but I'm just trying to help my aunt by selling off some of the stuff he collected. I can provide photos if needed.

Thank you!

Steve
these days the shipping on a box of that size and weight would be outrageous. Please post a location.

As far as value, I really donít know as it is a big box of wood with plans and most new modelers are into ARFs.

Contact your local RC club or Hobby Shop. They will be happy to help.

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