Author Topic: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS  (Read 16339 times)

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #40 on: November 02, 2006, 15:35:31 »


Thank you very much for your kind words of praise, Cachalote ...

You and Gordon may be correct ... This little bi-plane may actually be flying ... ;)

I did NOT use a very high shutter speed on this photo and you can see that the propeller is spinning!

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #41 on: November 05, 2006, 01:55:47 »
Hi all,

I just got a call from Direct Service.. They are out of bi-planes :(

Oh well, there is always plywood and glue!

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #42 on: November 05, 2006, 02:40:51 »
I just got a call from Direct Service.. They are out of bi-planes :(

Sorry, Jim ...  :(

I should have reviewed this little bi-plane a long time ago ...  :-[

But, how about Playmobil's spare parts department?

All the part numbers can be seen on the instructions at the beginning of this topic ...  :yup:

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #43 on: November 05, 2006, 15:58:02 »

Does the little bi-plane actually fly?

Obviously, I am not the only one who has flown Playmobil's bi-plane. As you can see from this image, David Hamer (aka David, Guaranzino, warrensde, etc.) seems to have also been able to make it fly:


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Has anyone else seen pictures of the Playmobil bi-plane flying?



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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #44 on: November 05, 2006, 20:56:51 »
Hi Richard and all...

I knew about the bi-plane eons ago, but was building  "Playmo-planes" from scratch then and  had not realised what a cool custom that would have been..

I may enquire about the parts though, thanks to Richards great pictures of the plans and part  numbers.

Am still enjoying the aerial pictures, and the great inspiration :yup:

A Playmo  Tally Ho! to all.

Jimbo

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #45 on: November 09, 2006, 12:55:10 »

Hello, Jimbo ...

Have you ordered your parts yet?... ;)

I am really looking forward to seeing your Playmobil tri-plane! ... :)

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #46 on: November 09, 2006, 12:57:52 »
Richard,

Thanks much for the excellent review!

Ben

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #47 on: November 09, 2006, 13:29:02 »
Richard,

Thanks much for the excellent review!

Ben

Thanks for the kind compliment, Ben ...

As you could probably tell, I really enjoyed reviewing the little bi-plane ... :)

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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #48 on: November 09, 2006, 14:43:18 »
Yes, it was a fantastic item, alas no longer available from PM USA, they sold out in mid September IIRC....


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Re: 7726 BI-PLANE from DS
« Reply #49 on: November 13, 2006, 18:11:25 »
Hi Richard.

Just got off the phone with DS.  They had all the parts to build the Biplane, (so they say :yup:)  I ordered all the pieces.  They didn't have any extra wings so I'll have to scratch build that.  So I may be off and running ( or flying ;D)

Thanks again for the info and part numbers.

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Jimbo