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11-14-2010, 12:46 AM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

I can imagine it being a bit of a scare, seeing...

I can imagine it being a bit of a scare, seeing how she looks now and knowing you have to keep her in one piece. I mean, it's been years since I flew her and even then it scared me :) and I bet I'm...
Forum: Foamies
11-10-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 710,759
Posted By sadkingbilly

Rain, not snow :( Might be able to find some...

Rain, not snow :(

Might be able to find some rain boots for it though ;)
Forum: Foamies
11-10-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 710,759
Posted By sadkingbilly

Yeah, rub it in ;) Here it's really turning into...

Yeah, rub it in ;) Here it's really turning into winter. 8 degrees (celsius), loads of rain.
Yesterday I recieved my Art Tech Mustang P51 but no way I'll be able to fly it in the next days/weeks :(...
11-01-2010, 09:27 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Been a while since I logged in here, been away...

Been a while since I logged in here, been away from the hobby for a while (life was in the way as usual), just wanted to check up on Wiggy and see where she is at the moment. Big surprise, her...
12-25-2009, 09:03 AM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Really pretty flowers, though! You know, its...

Really pretty flowers, though!

You know, its so weird having snow on/at christmas (it even snows a bit every now and then) it doesn't feel like christmas at all...
12-20-2009, 08:23 AM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Nice holidays to everyone! Its starting to look...

Nice holidays to everyone! Its starting to look like we'll have a white christmas here (first time in... 20 years or so?) since it's still snowing a bit and the weather will stay cold. Nice! Here my...
12-16-2009, 08:16 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

I found this in his "general info": ...

I found this in his "general info":



Last Activity: 11-09-2009 11:03 AM

Ah, I see, could that mean november 9 instead of what I thought it was, september 11?
12-16-2009, 06:39 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Perhaps this is a stupid question, but where has...

Perhaps this is a stupid question, but where has Stinkweed gone? He hasn't been on Wattflyer for over 3 months?
Forum: Foamies
12-06-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 710,759
Posted By sadkingbilly

Lucky you. All we see here lately is rain. Lots...

Lucky you. All we see here lately is rain. Lots of it. I wish for a change it would snow here a bit decently. Must have been 25 years ago I last saw more than 2" of snow. No fun at all, now that I...
12-06-2009, 01:38 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Ron, thanks for the detail pictures! She still...

Ron, thanks for the detail pictures! She still looks good enough to fly. I really hope she stays in one piece until she's getting her place in the museum.

How many pilots does she still have to go?
12-05-2009, 10:25 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

How about some closeups of Wiggy? I'd like to see...

How about some closeups of Wiggy? I'd like to see what she looks like now :)
12-04-2009, 04:27 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

I think there was never a canopy, only a plastic...

I think there was never a canopy, only a plastic cap to close the compartment the battery lies in.
11-27-2009, 06:15 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Wow, that box has changed quite a lot over the...

Wow, that box has changed quite a lot over the past two years!
11-22-2009, 10:38 AM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

It's been a while since I was here (been out of...

It's been a while since I was here (been out of luck for quite some time - first my dad died of cancer, then my mom was hospitalized for weeks, right after that hér mom was and after that my other...
07-21-2009, 10:16 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Oh wow, thanks. Looks like she's been... around...

Oh wow, thanks. Looks like she's been... around ;)

Amazing field by the way!
07-21-2009, 08:34 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Wow, it's been two years already since I flew...

Wow, it's been two years already since I flew Wiggy ::o

Huge changes here, and not all of them positive. Happy to hear she's still moving.
Can the next pilot please make some pictures of her, I...
Forum: Foamies
05-24-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By sadkingbilly

Thanks for the link, I ordered one of those (not...

Thanks for the link, I ordered one of those (not for my EZ* but for another glider) for use in the future. Seems a bit large for the easystar..

No worries, I'll keep searching :)
Forum: Foamies
05-21-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By sadkingbilly

Retractable wheel for Easystar?

I've been looking around for something like that but couldn't find it. Probably only because I didn't look close enough or used the wrong keywords..

Anyhow, did anyone ever make one (from...
10-08-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,730
Posted By sadkingbilly

Wow, AUW is 1800 gram! That's almost 3 times what...

Wow, AUW is 1800 gram! That's almost 3 times what I have in mind :D and it still flies well? Of course, I'm not going to mount a motor (in the first instance).. Or, perhaps if I can keep the weight...
10-07-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,730
Posted By sadkingbilly

Thanks for the info guys :)

Thanks for the info guys :)
10-06-2008, 09:54 PM
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Posted By sadkingbilly

Homer, Since my flight in the Netherlands with...

Homer,
Since my flight in the Netherlands with Wiggy (she still has a place in my Tx, by the way!) I have flown a few of this planes. Some of them were brand new, others were bashed and almost...
10-06-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By sadkingbilly

Nice wing, I have some carbon and spinnaker left...

Nice wing, I have some carbon and spinnaker left in the attic (used to build powerkites a lot), I think I will build myself one. Nice for holidays!
10-06-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,730
Posted By sadkingbilly

2.20m Zagi wing info wanted!

Hello,

I bought an original zagi wing with a span of 2.20m (2.19 actually). It's not new, the fellow I bought it off had it in his attic for five years, all he did with it was glue the halves...
09-02-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,301
Posted By sadkingbilly

Good luck on her maiden, remember to not entirely...

Good luck on her maiden, remember to not entirely kill throttle when landing..
Hope to see a video soon!
Forum: Foamies
08-28-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,574
Posted By sadkingbilly

*kick* I just got myself a new EZ after...

*kick*


I just got myself a new EZ after flying the old one for a few years (flying into trees, WOT into asphalt).. Its not that she can be retired (used hot water method and glued everything...
08-28-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,301
Posted By sadkingbilly

Too bad you already bought the gear. A similar...

Too bad you already bought the gear. A similar motor can be found for 1/10th of the price here:

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=6565

Gives 1.5 kilo thrust,...
08-28-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,600
Posted By sadkingbilly

I think you could build something like a DLG or...

I think you could build something like a DLG or HLG shaped body, using skyshark tubing for the tail. That way all weight will be centered right on the front wing and balancing will be easier this...
Forum: Beginners
08-27-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,574
Posted By sadkingbilly

Yes, thermalling is too much fun :) a friend of...

Yes, thermalling is too much fun :) a friend of mine (heli pilot) always tells everyone who wants to listen to him: "I hate gliders, bla bla bla bla... "

Until two weeks ago on a hot day he caught...
08-26-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,600
Posted By sadkingbilly

Browse their shop for a while, there are more...

Browse their shop for a while, there are more versions of this powersheet, quite a bit smaller than the one above. Would be nice to see it happen, I've been thinking about it for years. If this is a...
08-25-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 827,315
Posted By sadkingbilly

Edit: Man, was I ever tired / drunk the evening I...

Edit: Man, was I ever tired / drunk the evening I posted here.. It's so clearly a fake.. Nice one though!

Seems there are already Tx sets with enhanced range that goes up to 10+ km.. Combined with...
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