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Modelace
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« on: September 20, 2016, 11:18:49 AM »

A little nostalgia from the 80's. My Ralph Kuenz designed "Toots" racer. My first , serious, rubber powered scale effort. Built for AMA scale when it was still necessary for a scale rubber model to "take off" from the ground. It has gear down (with clamshell doors) and an undercambered airfoil..making it illegal for FAC mass launch events.
For the fans of "scalloping" it has a total of 24, 1/16" stringers.  It has hand carved louvers and my first hand-carved prop (with too much pitch!)
It will still putter around a grass field for a minute or so.
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2016, 12:11:25 PM »

Still a very nice looking model Bob. Back in the 80's I was still living in the Detroit area and was a member of the Cloudbusters. I had the opportunity to see Ralph's model. It was a lovely flier just like yours.

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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2016, 03:04:21 PM »

I borrowed this from Ralph.  Need to copy it and get it back to him.

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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2016, 06:51:01 PM »

Beautiful model Bob. 

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