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Posted by Get Real | May 26, 2009 @ 06:35 AM | 2,277 Views
Trying to fly it a bit more this year,i need to fly helis as much as planes to make more progress this year as well. Still a lot of fun because i dont fly them much and there quite a bit different to fly then planes,should be able to do the 3d a little better when i bump up the throttle to a 100% flat curve for quick pitch changes. Flys really well,need to get more packs for it then just two and 6s trex packs will work well in 70'' planes as well ,bigger flys better .

Trex 600 Flying 5-25-2009 (6 min 9 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 26, 2009 @ 03:22 AM | 2,276 Views
Always add more power when flying with the wind .

51'' Slick 5-25-2009 (5 min 39 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 18, 2009 @ 04:37 AM | 2,183 Views
Time or money its always one or the other,got plenty of zippy lipos to get more flights in with the planes this year.. ive tryed to downsize on whats in the hangar and get more packs this year to get more flying in but it doesnt seem to be working.. 2 techone epp planes,1 rockin trex 600 and a aj slick.. think i need one more plane though a bit larger.. maybe a 55'' something or another,it doesnt help a bud is talking about getting his big gasser yak flying.. still want to get a 50cc size plane eventually but 70'' planes on the horizon look really good.. decisions decisions .

Flying Slick And 600 5-17-2009 (4 min 37 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 11, 2009 @ 04:58 AM | 2,150 Views
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Posted by Get Real | May 11, 2009 @ 04:47 AM | 2,129 Views
Took the trex 600,slick,and the pulama out. Really nice morning,be nice if my weekend ended the same as the flying. Anyway heres some pics and videos.

3DHobbyShop 51'' Slick OOPS 5-10-2009 (4 min 38 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | May 10, 2009 @ 01:48 AM | 2,675 Views
Well sort of.. does a tree count? Wanted to find out what would break this foamy and the gr-35 at around 700 watts and some agressive flying did it,the plane will hold up fine probally on 350-400 watts and normal 3D flying.

GRX-V1 48'' Foamie Crash 5-9-2009 (8 min 5 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 09, 2009 @ 09:10 AM | 3,173 Views
Been having a lot of fun with this plane this week and its nice to be able to fly in the backyard in your slippers and not have to drive any where .

Techonehobby Pulama Dusk Flying 5-8-2009 (8 min 9 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 06, 2009 @ 12:46 AM | 2,114 Views
Took a couple planes to the shop,the guys there scratchbuild to and i got feedback on what they thought.

48'' GRX-V1 Quick Demo Behind The Shop 5-5-2009 (5 min 26 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 05, 2009 @ 02:26 AM | 2,362 Views
I must of got 8 flights in since saturday.. thats a lot for me. The flyings off to a good start this year and hopefully i'll fly more and progress more than i did last year. On vacation so i might as well get the flying in while i can,the techonehobby pulama got another backyard flight today and i took my scratchbuilt(GRX-V1) to show a buddy and got video of that as well.. its funny when he see's me fly because he's not into rc and always seems to be amazed at the amount of power rc planes have .

Techonehobby Pulama Backyard Flying 5-4-2009 (7 min 27 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | May 02, 2009 @ 01:51 PM | 2,125 Views
Got the maiden in with this one in the backyard and out front. Took it to the park to have more room to fly. Havent flown a biplane since last year probally but this one was a lot of fun.

Techonehobby Pulama 5-2-2009 (7 min 51 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Apr 30, 2009 @ 08:32 PM | 2,112 Views
Got a couple flights in the other day with it,some have expressed intrest in making plans for the scratch builders out there. If anybody transfers the plane to plans i'll post them here. Looking into getting betas to locals in exchange for pdf's or other plans for it or supply the foam and i can cut a couple out and make a hardware list to complete one and some rough instructions and set up info etc.

Specs:
48'' wingspan
51'' long
4 hs 65mg servos
Reaper GR-35
Ab 60 esc
zippy flightmax 4s 2200 20c
12x6 apc
Ar 7000
Auw 34 oz on 4s.. would fly even lighter on 3s 2200s as well.

48'' GRX-V1 3D Foamy 4-29-2009 (7 min 26 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Apr 29, 2009 @ 12:38 AM | 3,068 Views
I just cant get into building scratch built jets.. there cool but im more into 3d planes,eventually i'll finish up the delta i started. I cut this one out over the weekend and think i'll have a lot more fun with it . Its 51'' long with a 48'' wingspan,i didnt do much building over the winter so now im catching up while we all wait for the new plane releases to come in. Should have it ready to maiden tomorrow if the weather agrees .
Posted by Get Real | Apr 23, 2009 @ 03:47 AM | 2,227 Views
Cut the final wing.. decided im going with a delta. Decided on a semi full fuselage design as well with some lines etc sharpied on to give it more depth.. im more of a form versus fasion kind of guy and its around $10.00 to do one of these airframes and id like to get them done in the least amount of time and flying.. then i can jazz them up a bit more later .
Posted by Get Real | Apr 22, 2009 @ 02:57 AM | 2,277 Views
Playin around with design a little tonight,took less than an hour. Canards stall very well and have excellent aerobatic ability... some thrust vectoring would be cool to(maybe on the next one) . Deltas have very good flight qaulitys as well.. could get away with a two servo set up with elevons or use three like on the first one and have rudder to if i go delta wing. This ones gonna take a couple nights(lots of sanding to shape and contour the fuselage) . Once i have some nice shape to it i'll mock up some more wings and go from there for the final set up. Its 48'' long with about a 36'' wingspan for the mock up.
Posted by Get Real | Apr 20, 2009 @ 05:12 AM | 2,382 Views
Finished it up earlier today,heres the Final specs:

48'' long (trimmed down the nose a bit)
55'' wingspan
reaper gr-35 motor
ab 60 esc
4s 2200 20 zippy flightmax
11x8 for now.. would like a 10x size prop
3hs 65mg's for aileron and elevator.. might add rudder if it flys well and i get some stuff to do it
Auw 37 oz
550 watts.. 200+ watts per lb even with an 11 inch prop .
Posted by Get Real | Apr 18, 2009 @ 07:53 PM | 2,323 Views
Cut this out of owens pink half inch foam yesterday. Went pretty well for my first pusher style jet (so far) took a couple hours from design to whats in the pics.

Specs so far for the airframe.. 52'' long with 55'' wingspan and around 14 oz. I'll get better pics soon when i try some cg glide tests... i used a pattern style wing so it shouldnt be to difficult to ballpark the cg.. next ones i do will be a different style wing and fuselage but i wanted to start simple.. never flew a pusher plane before and this style is more of a trainer .


Update: Added to the nose,did this while i was on the phone today (some people call at the weirdest times ),got the reaper gr 35 in it with an 11x7. Maybe later today i'll install servos. Should have it ready for a maiden next weekend or maybe today if it doesnt stop raining.
Posted by Get Real | Apr 13, 2009 @ 12:41 AM | 2,292 Views
Currently this is my biggest rc investment . Flys really well.. so much better than the 450 size(bigger flys better). Was pretty windy out but ive only flown it once this year and wated to fly it with the new hitec titanium gear servos i got for it(servos are much better than the ds821s)and i dont have to worry about doing flips and rolls etc now so i took it up high to get a feel for it with the new servos,cant wait for a calm day to bring it a little lower .

Trex 600 With New Servos Sunday (windy out)4-12-2009 (5 min 20 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 21, 2009 @ 12:34 PM | 2,350 Views
With the weather warming up its time to start flying regularly again.... once a month or less during the winter is rough and i need all the practice i can get. Didnt do much flying over the winter and didnt do any foam designs either . Time to start catching up again,tried out a couple things with the slick a few days ago. Need to order more packs.. two packs on the weekend just isnt enough flying and i have some foam designs i wanna do in 48'' or larger sizes,for years been wanting to do a 3d pusher jet so i might do one of those and a 3d plane and maybe a pattern plane.. bluecores cheap,done with depron(to expensive). Heres some video of the slick with a light power setup and a pull pull elevator.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3bXz...e=channel_page
Posted by Get Real | Mar 15, 2009 @ 10:55 PM | 2,217 Views
It was nice to fly today,put 2 packs through the slick and fired up the chainsaw and cut some wood and got the grill going for some steaks when i got home . Did a little spring cleaning outside to.. its nice when temps are close to 60 degrees but flying the slick was the highlight to this weekend.. ive grilled in single digit temps throughout the winter but flying this winter has been slim to none. Hooray for spring .

Flew The Slick Today 3-15-2009 (7 min 57 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 04, 2009 @ 10:37 PM | 2,137 Views