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Discussion in 'GSN Web Site News' started by GSNadmin, Aug 3, 2016.

   
  1. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    Thanks, I know @acerc has been wanting that.

    Now what we need is some build'n action! Maybe a @Terryscustom original or maybe a @sensei custom build!
     
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  2. Terryscustom

    Terryscustom 640cc Uber Pimp

    I have several brewing..... later this Fall.
     
  3. GSNadmin

    GSNadmin Staff Member

    Forums setup arf, kits, scratch builds.
     
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  4. WMcNabb

    WMcNabb GSN Sponsor Tier 1

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    Perfect!! Thank you sir!
     
  5. I have nothing in the near future for a custom build, but about two years ago I bought a brand new kit of the 27% Midwest Cap 232 from Midwest Products, with an 80" span, it was in the clearance section of their site, so I purchased one for old time sakes. This kit went out of production a long time ago now just like many but was a good flying airplane in its day. Anyway here is a picture of the last one I built around the year 2000, it came in at 17 pounds as I recall with no lightening performed at all, as I already stated; they flew well in their day including the one that a old flying buddy built that weighed 21 lbs. with a G-62's in the nose. So my thinking is it might fly even better at around 11 or 12 pounds and it might be fun to lighten up as I build it. This is most likely the nearest thing I have coming up and it is kinda small, so I doubt there would be much interest in a kit build thread on something like this...

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    Bob
     
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  7. BalsaDust

    BalsaDust Moderator

    I have one of those kits as well. Hadn't thought to get it that light. I was hoping for around 15lbs with a DLE 55
     
  8. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    I think I can speak for some of the guys here when I say I think there would be interest. :yesss:
     
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  9. WMcNabb

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    You're reading my mind!
     
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  10. Bob, all your builds have merit. I have learned a wealth by following your threads. Please do this. :) 11-12# on a 35cc engine? YES!
     
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