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Foamy A-10 - any experiences?

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Peter Costello09/08/2010 16:14:37
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I am thinking about a foamy A-10 perhaps from Starmax, HobbyLobby or BananaHobby but all do not recommend retracts on grass.  I use a grass patch which is pretty good but no billiard table. Options are to go hand launch or dolly.  Anybody got any experiences with any of these makes of A-10??  Thanks to Mr Ashby I already know about the Top Gun A-10.
David perry 109/08/2010 17:18:16
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Weve had the GWS A10 flying well.  Ive had a Starmax panther which is the dogs danglies and goes well.
Retracts off grass? Never tried at this scale and cant see why I would. hand launching seems to have worked well for half a century and I dont think much has changed. 
The foamie A10s fly and look good.and they hand launch well.
Bruce Richards09/08/2010 17:42:24
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I have a GWS A10 that flys well. It has been well crashed but alway goes back together and flys again.
Lee Smalley10/08/2010 16:53:08
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GWS A10 cheap as chips and flies very well !!
Peter Costello20/08/2010 15:44:25
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Thanks for your comments guys - I hadn't realised that the GWS was only a couple of inches less wingspan - defo worth thinking about.  At least £100 extra for a couple of inches for the others I was considering!! but I do like the paint jobs that the Starmax especially have got, something I can't replicate. 

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