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By Tom Benton
Hi all , popin in again , Today i set my wing up for the first time since 3 years ago and she is still in fantastic shape , there are 2 oil stains on the top sail (don't know how it got there , but not a big deal) but i did forget to set the nose batten in place before tentioning the glider Dohhhh :surrender: and i also forgot to take out the undersurface battens when i broke it down (dumbass)

Anyway she is in fantaastic shape and took some snap shots for you to see .....I present to you my Wang
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By Lobido
WOW!! :shock: Good lookin' glider, TB! :drool: :thumbsup:
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I agree TB, your wing looks pristine. :thumbsup:
Thanks for the photos. I think this could be a new thread: show us your wing.
By Tom Benton
AP wrote:I agree TB, your wing looks pristine. :thumbsup:
Thanks for the photos. I think this could be a new thread: show us your wing.
That's a good idea AP , I think i'll change the thread title (what happened to the pics of your Wang?)

Hey Lobido , sorry to hear about your misshap (but how is your glider ?)
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By Lobido
Thanks, TB. I am recovering rapidly, and contemplating my next deployment.

I am ashamed to admit I have only paid cursory attention to my wing since the....alleged incident. I intend to scope it out soon.

That, by the way, is perhaps the best looking Horizon I have seen.

Here is my wing just prior to ..... :cry: :ahh: :cuss: :faint:
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By airdynamic
Here is my new Wang :mosh:
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By Lobido
Sleek and stylish, Airdynamic. Pure eye candy. 8) :mosh:
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By tizeagle
These are from early spring when I was checking her over.
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By Lobido
Hey Tiz, what is the tell tail you have on your wire?
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By tizeagle
Ribbon or am I missing a joke.
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By designbydave
I posted these in another thread, but will include them here


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I've got Sprog envy.
NMERider. :rofl: . Seriously though sprogs are overrated. The intro gliders are sooo much fun.

Didn't want to rob your thread TB. Here are my topless gliders.
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By Wingspan34
Lobido wrote:Hey Tiz, what is the tell tail you have on your wire?
I've got one on my glider too. I use it to tell wind direction (at my glider's nose) just
prior to launch. When it and all the other tell tales are blowing straight up launch
and the glider feels balanced, I launch. EVERYBODY should have one.

BTW - Here's some of the under surface of my "wang". It's hard squeezing it all
into the frame. 8)
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By bradgeary
Here are mine. You can't miss me when I'm on my target
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By tizeagle
Lobido wrote:Hey Tiz, what is the tell tail you have on your wire?
Sorry Lobido I wasn't sure if you were kidding. I trained with one and have always had it and guess I figured it was common place especially for foot launch.

What Wingspan said.
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By Lobido
tizeagle wrote:Ribbon or am I missing a joke.
On rare occasion I do ask a genuine question. :mrgreen: I had put some cassette tape on my wire, but thought your ribbon looked more workable.
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By tizeagle
Just florescent ribbon staying in style, you don't use white after labor day. 8)
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By CHassan
bradgeary wrote:Here are mine. You can't miss me when I'm on my target
Love that Target!

Here is mine. It looks like about 30 other gliders I've seen around. (Not to brag or anything, but this was after my first long XC last year)
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