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Posted by Get Real | Jan 10, 2012 @ 12:55 PM | 8,473 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 @ 05:51 PM | 6,036 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 @ 04:40 AM | 6,732 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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Posted by Get Real | Dec 02, 2011 @ 06:59 PM | 6,030 Views
Much calmer air this time,didnt get bumped around as much today.. and i didnt get it stuck in any trees . The venus is available from RCPLANEBUILDER.com for those interested.

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Posted by Get Real | Nov 10, 2011 @ 12:29 PM | 5,586 Views
Eventually i'll make a lighter version in the 5oz range for indoors but this one does pretty good and will fly outdoors well.

GRX ''Yakzilla 32'' EPP House Flying! (4 min 1 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Nov 09, 2011 @ 02:13 AM | 5,609 Views
Never been into the mini cars but this one rocks!

Losi Mini 8eight RTR 3s Lipo Quick Night Time Run (2 min 6 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Nov 06, 2011 @ 02:50 AM | 5,167 Views
The hobbyking outrunner has nice power and weighed in at 21 grams,ran it on 3s for the second flight and 2s to start,gws 8x4dd on both flights. The orange 4ch rx bound fine and seems to have decent range but i'll fly it further out in calmer air when i can.

32'' 3D EPP Foamie.. Trying Out Some New Gear! (5 min 53 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 28, 2011 @ 05:06 AM | 6,197 Views
I started cutting out planes from plans. This one looked pretty cool so i got a set of plans from the pdf and cut one out and have tried a few set ups on it so far. The current set up at 6.4oz is a good all around set up but ive flown it at 5.8oz as well with less power and a lot more floaty in the air. The design isnt mine,but there might be plans available online for it. After cutting a handful of planes from plans im looking forward to trying more planes out. Its really not that difficult or time consuming.. takes about an hour taking my time to cut one out.. well a bit faster than that but the first one took just under a hour. Im told this one might be available in a larger size as well.. around 38''. It was pretty cool to see a full size epp plane from pdf plans come out of the printer at kinkos .

Extra Slick Cut From Plans 32'' 3D EPP Plane (4 min 7 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 22, 2011 @ 08:10 PM | 7,086 Views
Lots more pics in the comment section,uploaded them in four posts,couple hundred pics from the show....Continue Reading
Posted by Get Real | Oct 07, 2011 @ 08:14 AM | 5,956 Views
Ordered some new servos and packs from rcplanebuilder to try out,the extra has been a test bed for a lot of things since ive been thinning the heard around here to make room for some new stuff.

3D Epp Plane Pack Comparison (7 min 20 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 25, 2011 @ 08:52 PM | 5,957 Views
Took it out today to try a 16 tooth pinion. The conversion comes with a 14t pinion and it has tons of torque with the 14t and the 16t seems to work well with good power and speed without lifting the front end so easily when driving on pavement.

HPI Baja 5 SC With Castle Creations Brushless Conversion And 16T Pinion (2 min 49 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 18, 2011 @ 11:37 PM | 5,562 Views
Finally got to maiden the new scratch build grx epp park jet. Had been raining all day but late afternoon it wasnt so bad,decided i wouldnt chance driving to a field and sitting if the rain started back up and just flew it in the yard since this one is for slow tight area flying anyway.. what better place for a maiden for a plane like that than the yard.. trial by fire and it passed .

New GRX EPP Park Jet Auw 6.2oz (3 min 59 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 05, 2011 @ 07:59 PM | 5,297 Views
Just a quick flight at the local shop to show someone how it turned out. Have another style big 3d foamie i should be flying soon.

46'' GRX Yakzilla At Hobby Town USA (Quick Demo Flight) (4 min 27 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 26, 2011 @ 11:02 PM | 5,838 Views
I dont fly very often usually but had time to get in quite a bit of flying this week as well as cutting out planes and did some night flying which i really enjoy but rarely do much these days. Its always nice to get a couple flights in at night when there usually isnt much wind to constantly wrestle with while you fly and its very peaceful and relaxing. Just a couple quick flights to try some set up stuff out and should be even more fun when i have something in the 5oz or slightly under auw range done to try some other things.

3D EPP Planes Night Flying! (5 min 17 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 20, 2011 @ 07:24 PM | 5,741 Views
Gonna pick up more owens insulation soon,might even skip my epp order.. bigger flys better.

GRX 46'' Yakzilla Scratch Built 3D Foamie Trying A Couple Props! (4 min 36 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | Aug 19, 2011 @ 08:57 AM | 5,407 Views
So ive had some time and material again and felt like cutting out a few planes. Ive worked with depron,epp and ofcourse the most bang for your buck for larger foamies.. owens insulation. Made some prop jets,3d planes. Cut out a ufo for night flying recently and should have it flying or lawn darting sometime next week when i get the carbon to finish it. Been looking at newer technology's for foam building and some old ones and will probably get some more owens soon. Trying not to get sidetracked and still have bigger parkjet stuff to do but i have some baselines on some existing things i can use to try out some other things for 3d planes in larger sizes.

GRX 46'' Yakzilla 3D Foamie Scratch Build Maiden! (3 min 32 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 25, 2011 @ 03:22 AM | 5,790 Views
Trying out a more powerful set up in the yak 55. Next time i fly it i'll be using the hobbyking hk 2403(2100kv) outrunner. AUW with the T-2006 outrunner is 6.3oz so the wingloading didnt change to much from the first set up i flew but it has a ton more power on the t-2006. I also tryed a different landing gear set up i made using foam wheels,The plastic wheels are back on for now with the wheel pants.. just like the look better on 3d planes with landing gear and wheel pants.. even if its just an epp foamie.

Scratch Built EPP Yak 55 With T-2006 Outrunner (4 min 50 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 23, 2011 @ 05:02 PM | 5,618 Views
I might make this a 48'' wingspan version with owens or bluecore. About the only thing i might change is adjust for differential in the ailerons(using the standard arm that came with the servo for now).

Scratch Built EPP 3D Yak 55 (3 min 3 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 21, 2011 @ 08:41 AM | 5,472 Views
Got a quick flight in.. was nice even with the bugs in the yard. Swapped gear for use in another plane and wanted to get a quick flight in with the gear i have in the extra now. The previous set was 6.1oz auw,with the current power set up in it now its 6.4oz but has more power and a little heavier with more power is fun to.. especially for more aggressive flying. Not sure if i would of recovered with the old power set up when i hit the tree .

3DHS Extra 330sc EPP Trying New Power Set Up! (4 min 2 sec)