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Should I fix it?

Old 03-15-2004, 11:54 PM
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Default Should I fix it?

Fixed a buddies plane that had a cracked fuse... I just squirted some ProBond in there, clamped on a 2x4 and flew it the next day... Flew really great.... I was lovin it... Gettin real cocky and stuff..... I was doing some snap rolls and did some kind of inverted snap that didn't work out to good.... Got away from me fast......

So you guys think I outta fix it again? I got some more ProBond....
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Old 03-15-2004, 11:55 PM
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BTW... The original repair held!!!
Old 03-16-2004, 12:44 AM
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[8D]I've seen a lot worse CA'd back together, From What I can make of your pic, it looks salvageable, If you like the plane, go for it.
Old 03-16-2004, 02:33 AM
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Ouch! [:@]

My guess is that by the time that's fixed it gained another hundred or so grams. But if it was light and you're motivated fix it! Doesn't look too bad.......ok no wait it looks bad.
Old 03-16-2004, 09:12 AM
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This is what they call a great practice plane.
Old 03-16-2004, 09:18 AM
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Keep fixing them till the repair time exceeds the flying time.
Old 03-16-2004, 10:04 AM
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I think that you should give him a burrito!


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Old 03-16-2004, 12:47 PM
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I just have this thing about destroying a bird... It kinda bugs me... I know I should just throw it in the trash...
Old 03-16-2004, 08:16 PM
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Paul ,as fast as you build, you could built another one probably faster than you can repair it.
Old 03-16-2004, 09:19 PM
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Man, a once proud bird that has seen better days! Live hard and die young
Old 03-16-2004, 09:33 PM
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Default RE: Should I fix it?

Let it go...

Rebirths never fly like they did when they were born....and then you'll be kicking yourself harder later on wondering why you wasted your time fixing it.

Like they say, Life is too short to drink cheap wine.

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Life is too short to fly birds with bruised wings.
Old 03-16-2004, 09:48 PM
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Default RE: Should I fix it?

Looks pretty bad Paul. If it was just the fuse behind the wing, I'd say fix it. but with the nose too, I probably wouldn't do it.
Old 03-16-2004, 10:08 PM
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What happened to Paul Swanny, the master of rebuilds? Look at it as a challange!
Old 03-17-2004, 10:22 AM
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That looks like Gramblings Sledge? Did he already go thru it? I would build another. They usually never fly as good and are heavier.
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Old 03-17-2004, 12:03 PM
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LOL so trashed as to be un-recognizeable. That used to be my Top Cap I got off Carrid02. Gator dorked it at Nashville so he ended up with it. He had fixed and dorked it a couple of times since then, I think Pauly put it down for the count.
Old 03-17-2004, 12:46 PM
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Default RE: Should I fix it?

Well.... I already Probonded the fuse back together.... Doesn't look too bad really... Sitting in the corner for now.....
Old 03-17-2004, 09:03 PM
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Jeff, Its not my sledge. I think it Gators topcap, the one he got from Chuch Auger

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