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Old 03-23-2022, 08:16 AM
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Default 3-20-22, the latest from B6-4 Field

http://wallyum.blogspot.com/2022/03...ld-3-20-22.html
Braving the winds, the wires and the cars for an eight flight day.
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Old 03-23-2022, 08:46 AM
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Ya just had to scuff up the pretty little scale BB III, didn't you?

I need to get you hooked on draggy low altitude rockets for your B6-4 field.
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Old 03-23-2022, 09:10 AM
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Nice Flight Report, as always, Bill !

That supposed "Honest John" however is FAR too ugly to ever deserve a motor again !
Unless....You GLUE IT IN along with gluing in the nose cone, giving it an "El Destructo"/Explodor flight profile. A SU Aerotech 18mm D21 would do a great job for that. High-Altitude Destructive DITCH-O-MATIC !
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Old 03-23-2022, 09:22 AM
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Nice Flight Report, as always, Bill !

That supposed "Honest John" however is FAR too ugly to ever deserve a motor again !
Unless....You GLUE IT IN along with gluing in the nose cone, giving it an "El Destructo"/Explodor flight profile. A SU Aerotech 18mm D21 would do a great job for that. High-Altitude Destructive DITCH-O-MATIC !

I have several that are candidates, but this one might be ready for the biggest load. And bang.
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Old 03-23-2022, 09:25 AM
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Ya just had to scuff up the pretty little scale BB III, didn't you?

I need to get you hooked on draggy low altitude rockets for your B6-4 field.

I didn't. US 27 did. I was impressed with the people swerving so they didn't hit it.
I'm loaded with draggy stuff, but I'm dealing with a backlog of never flown and not flown for years birds that I'm trying to work through. Ironically, the BB III was last flown here last year. It was an impulse fly.
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Old 03-23-2022, 12:56 PM
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I have several that are candidates, but this one might be ready for the biggest load. And bang.


Of all the ugly rockets I’ve seen, your Honest John is/was the best!

(That may not have sounded like a compliment … )

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Old 03-23-2022, 01:30 PM
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Of all the ugly rockets I’ve seen, your Honest John is/was the best!

(That may not have sounded like a compliment … )


I'd love to know the story behind it. I have a Shrike that's pretty close to being as ugly.
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