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Posted by Get Real | Sep 05, 2012 @ 03:21 AM | 4,853 Views
Really digging the 5th scale trucks. Would really like to see losi make a 2wd 5th scale based off the 22 sct but super sized like they did with the losi 5ive(considerably lighter though than the 5ive). Having the hpi and losi and having both 2wd and 4wd trucks in 5th scale is nice for real world comparison. Who knows.. maybe losi already has similar things in mind and is testing. I'll probably get another motor for the 5ive,been very happy with the 29cc stuffed crank motor in the baja,really like the throttle response and it seems to have a bit more pep than the 26cc stockers without breaking the bank and should be just right with a tuned pipe for me in the 5ive.

HPI Baja 5SC DDM 29cc And Pro Line Trenchers (2 min 53 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 30, 2012 @ 04:24 AM | 4,612 Views
Got a quick flight in with the slicko.

Slicko Windy Flight (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 04, 2012 @ 03:47 PM | 5,336 Views
Running the 5th scales... need to find a spot with a bigger jump.

HPI Baja 5 SC And LOSI 5ive T Running On Gravel Road (2 min 22 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 03, 2012 @ 07:23 AM | 4,868 Views
Went to another demo at the cruisin nights car show in westmont. Ran a couple 5th scales and the 8th scale brushless truggy,epp planes always seem to be popular with the spectators so brought the slicko with to. Talk to quite a few people usually that are not aware of hobby grade rc cars/planes/helis etc but have seen the tiny co-axial helis at the mall etc. Always interesting to hear what people say or ask but i mostly get asked about the planes when i go to events.

Cruisin Nights Rc Demo In Westmont (3 min 11 sec)
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Posted by Get Real | Jul 31, 2012 @ 11:35 PM | 5,404 Views
This video cracked me up,Ive bashed with these guys before and there the real deal. Its very rare to see a review video even close to putting a rc car through the things they come up with for testing. You wont find any rc car magazines doing this kind of real world testing lol.

BigSquidRc ARRMA Granite Review

ARRMA Granite Beat Down - Big Squid RC (1 min 32 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 29, 2012 @ 11:47 AM | 4,799 Views
Quick flight on 3s to get a rough flight time for 3s 370 mah packs.. first flight on the pack and a solid 5 minutes plus with heavy throttle usage. Will be flying 3s set ups for outdoor and more open areas than the yard on epp planes.

Slicko EPP 3s Flight (5 min 38 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 26, 2012 @ 07:14 AM | 4,652 Views
Quick flight from earlier in the week. Trying some things for another plane.

Testing EPP 3D Plane Stuff (5 min 21 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 22, 2012 @ 11:36 PM | 4,948 Views
Got a quick flight in before it started getting dark. Been making progress on other epp stuff slowly but surely.. was nice to get a relaxing flight in late in the day.

Slicko Back Yard Flight (4 min 15 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 20, 2012 @ 06:44 AM | 5,174 Views
Been busy with epp planes this week.. cut out three, two 3d planes and a park jet that should be pretty cool and still have another 3d plane to cut out of my own soon. Been having fun flying the slicko kit mostly since i got it but dusted off the back up crack yak i made out of 1.3lb epp to try some power set up stuff. First time flying a crack yak in over a month but it flys well,i cut one out of depron to and that seems to be my favorite. Looking forward to finishing up the stuff im building and getting more flying in... i need to fly more than a couple packs a week here and there. Should have time to get plenty of flying in in a another week and get the current stuff finished.

Flying The Back Up Crack Yak EPP 3D Plane (5 min 17 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 01, 2012 @ 11:19 PM | 5,440 Views
The volume came out real low in the video(not sure how that happened).. you might have to turn the volume up a bit. Note this was one of the first carbon kit slicko versions and newer versions are also being offered using a wood spar on the wing minus the carbon support rods and epp truss for the tail for a quick simple build. A Slicko build log in the 3D foamies section with pictures and feed back from others building this plane in the Slicko Build Thread.

Slicko Build Video 1 (20 min 31 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | Jun 10, 2012 @ 01:14 AM | 5,105 Views
Had fun at the BigSquidRc Bash hosted by hobbytown usa orland. Aired out the cars a little,they had fun events like Rc Sumo,Demolition Derby,Shopping Cart Slam.. and ofcourse.. ramps to get some air off. Heres some pics for now of the events.. videos coming later.

BigSquidRc Bash At Hobby Town Orland Park Hitting The Ramps! (3 min 33 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | Jun 08, 2012 @ 02:26 PM | 4,670 Views
Headed out to Westmont Cruisin’ Nights. They set up a area for rc car demos and i brought out the losi 5ive t and a couple foamies. Had radio issues and didnt get to run the losi. Flew the slicko,put in a few flights.. most flying ive done in months.

Slicko EPP 3D Plane At Westmont Cruisin' Nights (4 min 37 sec)


Had a charged pack to run down,a bit windy saturday and i just ran cars.
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Posted by Get Real | May 06, 2012 @ 05:38 PM | 4,600 Views
Finally got a little air with it.. still on the look out for some bigger jumps but this was a pretty good area to run it.

Losi 5ive-T 4wd Jumping! (3 min 1 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Apr 08, 2012 @ 09:34 PM | 4,859 Views
Been running this lately,been pretty windy out for flying lately.

LOSI 5IVE-T 1/5th scale 4wd Short Course Truck First Runs All Stock (1 min 49 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 19, 2012 @ 12:15 PM | 5,162 Views
Windy but the spring weather is finally here,nice to get some outdoor flying in.

Techone Venus 3D EPO Spring Flying! (4 min 37 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 09, 2012 @ 07:23 AM | 5,272 Views
First flights with the kit at the dome. First time flying at a indoor venue.. a lot nicer than in the yard with all that room. The slicko is available at RCPLANEBUILDER.

Slicko EPP Flying At ''The Dome'' (4 min 24 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jan 21, 2012 @ 12:48 PM | 5,381 Views
My first quad copter,its pretty cool. Flew it once inside yesterday when i got home and outside in the yard today. Will try some loops and stuff in a more open area when i can.

E-Flite Blade MQX BNF Micro QuadCopter In Back Yard (3 min 40 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jan 10, 2012 @ 11:55 AM | 8,381 Views
Was fun to fly something larger than 4-8oz foamies. The weather wasnt to bad,a little windy but not to cold. I almost forgot how much better the bigger stuff handles wind. This plane was one of my favorite purchases of 2011.. $68 shipped and it flys really nice,best bang for the buck i spent all year on planes. Would really like to see a pattern style plane for 2200 3s packs like this come out from them one day.. id get one for sure!

HobbyKing Yak 55 3D EPP (4 min 34 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Dec 18, 2011 @ 04:51 PM | 5,886 Views
Haven't flown it in a while but wanted to try some changes. Need to get more flights on it and finish it up so others can try it if they like. GRX EPP 9mm park jet thread HERE for more info on the plane.

GRX EPP Park Jet Testing (2 min 45 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Dec 16, 2011 @ 03:40 AM | 6,582 Views
A little shy of getting it under 4oz with the current gear i have but will get the really light weight build stuff ordered when i can for the next one. A 4oz 3d epp plane is very light,very noticeable difference in wingloading compared to the common 6oz or more 3d epp foamies out there in the 32'' size. Its about 30% lighter than most of the 32'' epp planes ive flown and even a little lighter than a milled depron f3p style plane i built recently though im using a lighter power combo in the slicko sl. With winter cold and high winds lately it probably wont see much outdoor flying but at the current weight it would be really nice at a indoor venue. Thanks to Kevin at RCPLANEBUILDER for letting me try out the plans for these planes.

Slicko SL 4oz 32'' 3D EPP Plane Test Flight! (3 min 18 sec)


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