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Posted by NashVegas | May 26, 2013 @ 10:20 PM | 5,458 Views
Decided to make a cheap drop mechanism for my son's Hobby Zone Super Cub. Bought a $7, 8gram servo and stuck it in the tail of the plane. Then hooked a rubber band around the servo arm and two screws near the landing gear. We've dropped everything from Nerf bullets, to egg sized water balloons, and in the second attached video, Darth Vader from an Estes rocket parachute.

"Super Cub" Cheap Parachute / Bomb Drop Mechanism (0 min 12 sec)


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Posted by NashVegas | May 24, 2013 @ 05:40 PM | 4,192 Views
E-Flight Power 25 1250kv with a Hobby Lobby eRC 65amp SBEC. I am using the stock 9.5x7.5 prop, and a 3S 2200 30C battery. Total blast!

Parkzone P-47 Mod (1 min 18 sec)

Posted by NashVegas | May 17, 2013 @ 08:29 PM | 7,372 Views
Wrecked my Snortin' Bull Parkzone P47 (pics attached). Broke fuselage in half, and tree branches put a few holes in the wings. Ordered new wings, and used epoxy to put the fuselage back together. Hoped up the motor to a Hacker A30-10XL v3. Replaced the stock ESC with a new 65 amp ESC. Razorback conversion kit from Park Flyer Plastics. Rattle can Krylon paint from Ace Hardware, and graphics from Callie of course. Added flaps and retracts. Will maiden as soon as it stops raining in Nashville!...Continue Reading