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kuririn

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Nah, running out of room.:D
BTW, your post on land speed record cars gave me an idea.
How about Blurzz type LSR scale models scooting on the ground instead of flying?
Less design constraints. I might order a Blurzz set to see how it's designed and guided.
In the meantime, some eye candy:
British Bloodhound SSC shooting for 1000MPH:


And the Aussie Invader 5R in the works:

Latest American/Canadian effort in hiatus following the tragic crash and death of Jessi Combs
The North American Eagle:

R.I.P. Jessi:(
 

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Hrm something about that {the side kick) looks inherently prone to misalignment :D

I am am gonna get one though! Quite unique!
 

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Hrm something about that {the side kick) looks inherently prone to misalignment :D

I am am gonna get one though! Quite unique!
If misaligned properly it would make a nice double helix smoke trail...:cool:
 

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If misaligned properly it would make a nice double helix smoke trail...:cool:
you could name the right side Watson and the left side Crick!

I love the term "misaligned properly"!
 
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Chris already has a build thread starting on his blog.
 

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Latest American/Canadian effort in hiatus following the tragic crash and death of Jessi Combs
The North American Eagle:

R.I.P. Jessi:(

I believe this is an F-104 Starfighter fuselage? I wonder if it still has the original downward ejecting seat?
 

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Just saw this on the Estes website. Two engine cluster, first clustered model Estes has had in a long while.
Looks like fun. I may pick one up (sooner or later).
https://estesrockets.com/product/007287-sidekick/
This looks very similar to something I slapped together back in the day using a couple of broken Sizzler 1906's. Basically glued the two rockets together with a 1/2" balsa spacer between the tubes. Only ever flew it on A8-3's but it flew well. I got the idea after building the Estes Blackhawk.
 
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