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Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:11 pm by Gary M Jones

Great soaring conditions on the Great Orme yesterday afternoon & even better today ( Sat.). Nice to get out & use some sky !!

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Post by Andyedmead on Tue May 02, 2017 11:19 pm




I used to have one of these 20 years ago and I'm trying to find the plan for it as I lost mine.
It was for IC, this one is on ebay.

Can anybody remember what it was called?

The wings where made from 2 full sheets of balsa.

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Post by Andyedmead on Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:58 pm

Had another search today for this and I found it. For anybody who is interested here is the Link to the Plan and article.

TB-1

It is called a TB-1

This was my second RC plane and was powered by a COX medallion.

I can build one now!

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Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:53 am

Very good! I look forward to seeing it fly!

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Post by Andyedmead on Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:45 am

Going to get our drawing office to plot a Plan for me today.

Hopefully won't take too long and I have most of the materials I need.

Not sure what engine to get though. Either a medalion or an OS 15 or the Like

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Post by Gary M Jones on Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Looks similar to an electric I built some years back but that had a high mounted elevator
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Post by Andyedmead on Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:29 pm



my build so far!

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Post by Allan Patrick on Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:26 pm

Very good! I hope to see it go!
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Post by Andyedmead on Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:58 pm

I bought the covering from hobbyking 10m for lessthan a tenner but it was much different from solar film so didn't turn out as good as i wanted. it was much thicker and harder to stretch.

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Post by Allan Patrick on Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:20 am

Helps keep all the bits in after that first landing on the terrable firma
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Post by Rich on Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:40 am

It's very much like profilm Andy, you need a hotter iron for using this type of covering, do a test piece with iron at about 2 1/2 to 3

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Post by Mike S on Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:14 pm

Get the wife to cover it. Women are much better at using irons than us!! Very Happy
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Post by Rich on Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:04 pm

Especially when they hit you over the head with it

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Post by Andyedmead on Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:42 pm

I gave her my covering iron when hers broke once.

She wasn't happy.


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