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From: "Laurie" <lwjcarroll@...>
Date: Monday, October 10, 2011 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: Rearward DLG launch peg
Thanks for that Rick...I am just doing that now to my Bug...I think I was only getting 20-30 foot launches with no DLG peg.... I was out flying yesterday for a 1/2 hr...great Fun!!!... Laurie --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "kb11troy" <kb10troy@...> wrote: > > I've added some photos of the launch peg I built into my extended wing for the Bug. Launch pegs that are set well aft of the main spar are known to give better launches on DLGs, and it works really well with the Bug. > > A little 1/64" ply and carbon, some carbon around the wingtip, and after quite a few hard launches, it's still holding together. > > I flew today with my RAM3 altimeter on board, and it tells me that my best launch was 98 feet. :) > > Lovin' the Bug- > > Rick >