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ken anderson.19/10/2013 18:55:57
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here's the plan............just short of a tenner......

ken Anderson ne..1 .....just short dept.

GrahamC19/10/2013 19:03:23
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Thanks guys... I'm waiting for the vendor to get back to me... as the listing explicitly said that the plan was with the magazine, I'm hoping that its just that its ben separated. If not I'll give traplet a ring.

Serves me right for being a bit of a cheapskate! I thought I had a bargain at £5.99!

John Privett19/10/2013 19:10:21
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Looks like they've sorted out a cheaper shipping method since I last looked - only £3.50 in the UK now. thumbs up

But It looks like they only list back-issues for the past 3 years on the website - but give them a call, they certainly used to have many more that weren't on the site. The issue with the plan and article was January 2005.

Colin Leighfield19/10/2013 19:28:55
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After I ordered the plan I had the 'phone call offering me the build article, so I said yes (earlier information exchange with Bob)!

When it arrived I had got - - - - - the plan and - - - - the magazine (January 2005, which I had originally but didn't keep) with the free plan! So I've got two plans!

GrahamC19/10/2013 20:03:42
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well I might be in the market Colin if you want to flog the magazine plan! - It indicates that they still have back issues of that issue.

Edited By GrahamC on 19/10/2013 20:05:06

Tim C19/10/2013 20:28:37
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A copy of the original 2005 Build Article is available here:

**LINK**

Bob Cotsford19/10/2013 21:36:00
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Thanks Tim, £4 or so saved wink

I'm hoping to stock up at Cosford next week, so I'll just grab a few 1/4, 3/16 and 1/8 sheets to put aside for a PC (never thought I'd be building anything remotely PC but there you go).

Colin Leighfield19/10/2013 23:10:08
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If you're stuck Graham, let me know.

Colin Leighfield19/10/2013 23:25:54
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Bob, at risk of admitting how dim I am, what's on at Cosford?

IanR19/10/2013 23:32:34
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Having read that the Pushy Cat handles high winds very well I'm very tempted. However, I really don't like the high pitched screaming sound of some of the pusher prop jet types I've heard.

Is the Pushy Cat very noisy?

Ian

John Privett20/10/2013 01:23:30
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Well, it's been a while since I last flew mine, but I certainly don't remember it being particularly noisy.

Most of the noisy ones you're probably thinking of - like the Zagi - have the prop immediately behind the trailing edge of the wing and that seems to be the cause of much of the noise. You'll see the PC has the prop well back from the wing.

GrahamC20/10/2013 08:49:46
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Mine wasn't too noisy... Nothing compared with resonating depron! And yes it is astonishing on a gusty day when nothing else will fly.

IanR20/10/2013 09:21:57
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Good that's settled then. Pushy Cat it is. Thanks for the reply lads.

IanR20/10/2013 10:00:58
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Tim, if you're going to buy a new RX and you're thinking of fitting a gyro, take a look at this special offer from Hobbyking - £9.89 for a combined RX/Gyro. I'm thinking it might save some space in a relatively small fuselage.

**LINK**

Ian

PS   I hope you've still got your Red Bull markings available.   Your Pushy Cat looks the business.

Edited By IanR on 20/10/2013 10:03:59

Tim C20/10/2013 10:09:25
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Ian,

Must say the Orange RX/GRYO unit is good value, but I already have a 401B Gyro, designed for a Heli but can be adapted for Aero on any axis, so I will be experimenting with this.

Red Bull schemes always available

ken anderson.20/10/2013 10:13:02
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Posted by IanR on 19/10/2013 23:32:34:

Having read that the Pushy Cat handles high winds very well I'm very tempted. However, I really don't like the high pitched screaming sound of some of the pusher prop jet types I've heard.

Is the Pushy Cat very noisy?

Ian

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hello ian..............the only high pitched noisy one's that I have seen are the one's that have an inrunner fitted turning the tiny 5*5/ish props......revving their round things off....... !

ken aderson ne..1.....round things dept....

Bob Cotsford20/10/2013 12:11:52
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27th is the LMA static show at Gaydon, sorry. Don't know where Cosford came fromembarrassed

IanR20/10/2013 12:22:27
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Thanks Tim and Ken. Have downloaded/printed the original build article and plan now ordered. Lovely jubbly! Off to read that 60+ page thread in the "other place".

Ian

Edited By IanR on 20/10/2013 12:24:06

Richard Harris20/10/2013 13:18:02
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Pushy Cat builders,

I have made a quick drawing of the formers for the fuselage, the PDF file is located HERE , it is at the top of my blog page just under the photograph of the three models.

If anyone would mind printing out and checking that the dimensions are correct that would be great as at the moment I have no printer ink!

Rich

IanR20/10/2013 14:38:14
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Richard, on my printer the left hand side of your drawing doesn't get printed - its too close to the edge of the paper - so the left hand side of your 100mm scale is missing.

I rotated the drawing by 180 degs and now the right hand edge of the lower fuselage doubler is missing from the drawing. But now the 100mm scale is in full view - though according to my ruler and printer its (at a guess, about) 0.2 mm too short.

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