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balsa building

  1. T

    An original Berkley Kit

    I have an old Berkley Models "Zilch X-pendable" and i am wondering how much it is worth. The kit is original and has all the parts with it. The balsa wood has been taken out of the sheets but the wood is still in great condition. I got the kit from my dad, who got it from an aunt who bought it...
  2. Lucario

    Guillows Lancer Electric Conversion Build Thread

    This is my first build! I'm gonna document it here. You can go here: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/greetings-from-tennessee-questions-about-balsa-too.54954/#post-426516 to see my initial progress. As of today, I've almost completed the fuselage. I need to add the electronics in...
  3. Lucario

    Greetings from Tennessee! Questions about balsa too.

    I've been watching flite test for quite some time, and I've been flying cheap rc's since i was a kid. But I've always wanted to build my own models. In my opinion, there's nothing like seeing your own work take flight. I've purchased some Guillows kits and I've been working on the lancer as it...
  4. rockyboy

    Balsa Kit Manufacturers

    Welcome to the Balsa Kit Research Service! If you're balsa curious or want help finding a kit that inspires you to make some sawdust, just add a post to the end of this thread - I'm happy to help out and there are some very smart guys who chime in here too! To get you started, here's my...
  5. nhk750

    Future build, information, review and podcasts

    I have been watching FT since September 2016 and have just about watched all the videos they have now. Back a while ago they touched on building balsa airplanes and the art of doing so, then nothing since. After building and scratch building 5 Flight Test planes in the past few months, my...