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New Pilot for my Carden Pro 124

Discussion in 'IMAC>>>Aircraft, Techniques, Equipment, etc.' started by Pistolera, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. Pistolera

    Pistolera HEY!..GET OUTTA MY TREE!

    Picked up a new ride from a friend of mine for the 2018 season. A nice Carden Pro 124. He was running a 200, but I pulled my DA 170, pipes and all the gear outta my old Raven (which has a new owner) for this Carden.

    I retired Capt Jack (he's too big!) and got a G force pilot for this plane. Gotta say, they are excellent pilot busts! Blinged up the instrument panel a bit. He's ready to maiden this bird once the weather breaks.
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2018
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  2. Nice!
    And great to hear from you Earle.:way_to_go:
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  3. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    Yep! Good to hear ya Earl! Sweet ride there.....Don't go park it in a tree!!!or Cap'n Jack will come out of retirement and make you a plank owner!:laughing:.
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  4. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Earle is in the house!!
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  5. Pistolera

    Pistolera HEY!..GET OUTTA MY TREE!

    HAH....you guys crack me up! I'll post a few of the conversion photos when I get a chance.
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  6. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 640cc Uber Pimp

    Nice to see you back . Looks like a nice plane. Keep us up to date.
    Really like your instrument panel it is good looking on both sides. Does the instrument panel light up.
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  7. Pistolera

    Pistolera HEY!..GET OUTTA MY TREE!

    No lights! trying to keep weight to a minimum. The back side of the panel weighs 16 grams....balsa, string and bit of plastic doesn't weigh much! 20180207_130937.jpg
  8. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 640cc Uber Pimp

    Nice job and the weight you were able to keep it down to is great. Nice to see someone take the time to make things like that it is disappearing from the hobby. At least around the area I live but at JoeNall you can still find it on the main line.
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  9. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    Dang that is sweet Earle! Between you and Roger, (@Forgues-Research) you both keep us drooling at the mouth. Nicely done. And by the way, 'Bout time you made an appearance. :laughing:Good to hear from you.
  10. Pistolera

    Pistolera HEY!..GET OUTTA MY TREE!

    Tried posting some photos earlier this week but kept getting error msgs. Let's see if this works.

    Nope....it keeps knocking me off when I try to upload a pic.....not sure what's going on????

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