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California Quicker ?
« on: February 18, 2021, 12:15:15 PM »
Hello guy's, looking for alittle info on the california quicker. Was there two versions of this combat plane, or is the 36.5" one the standard plane/
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2021, 03:15:25 PM »
if u are referring to Riley Wootens Quicker ,mine is built from his plans and it has a 36.5 wing span
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2021, 10:09:29 PM »
if u are referring to Riley Wootens Quicker ,mine is built from his plans and it has a 36.5 wing span

Thanks Bob, that's one i want to build trying to put together some plans.  This is other version i have seen.

 https://stunthanger.com/smf/combat/quicker-pics/?action=dlattach;attach=160467;image

I'm wondering if the difference is just the wingtips added on?
 

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2021, 11:47:01 PM »
yes they wanted wing tips for the kit.in his mag article  (which i have) the 2 outer tip ribs are 1/4 in
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2021, 08:38:52 PM »
if u are referring to Riley Wootens Quicker ,mine is built from his plans and it has a 36.5 wing span

Bob do you know what your Quicker weighs?  A os fp .20 should pull it good enough you think?

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2021, 09:45:49 PM »
the FP 20 should fly it great
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2021, 10:57:50 AM »
Can someone help give me some info, i ordered a parts pack from lazer works for the Cal quicker.   Is the Cal quicker built with tail booms like the Satan,  that's what came in the parts pack.   What is the fuselage make up.  I have never seen one in person only pictures but i thought just by looking at the pictures it was a solid fuselage just laid horizontal instead of the vertical like the profile.   Or is it built with tail booms that are covered with sheeting, I'm confused. I guess i need to find some plans of the fuselage buildup.
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2021, 01:37:08 PM »
Go look at the picture on the posted ad.  No booms that I can see.  I think when Riley went with side mounted engines he did the booms like the Voo Doo. D>K
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2021, 03:10:24 PM »
the mag plans show 2 long motor mounts all the way back and the stab mounted to them
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2021, 04:06:43 PM »
the mag plans show 2 long motor mounts all the way back and the stab mounted to them

Bob you have a Quicker don't you?   Did you build it from plans?

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2021, 04:42:25 PM »
yes i had plans, they were the same as the mag article
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2021, 04:50:21 PM »
yes i had plans, they were the same as the mag article

Got an email back from lazer works, seems they put the booms in my kit by mistake, and they are for the s satan.
Bob did you use a piece of 1/2" balsa in between the maple motor mounts?

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2021, 05:14:37 PM »
only under the tank .the back is covered top and bottom with 1/16 cross grain
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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2021, 10:06:11 PM »
only under the tank .the back is covered top and bottom with 1/16 cross grain

Thank you Bob.

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2021, 01:48:05 PM »
I built some Quickers and recall the maple motor mounts extended past the wing trailing edge and the stab was mounted on the maple rails.

When the Quickers showed up, the Sweeps went back to the cars.

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Re: California Quicker ?
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2021, 02:18:59 PM »
yea but they were neat looking
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