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Old Jan 20, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Pylon racer 930 mm fiberglass from hk

Hey guys has any one got the pylon racer from hobbyking it looks like a fun little plane. If so what set up are u using?
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Old Jan 23, 2012, 11:43 AM
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I'd go with the Electrifly Rifle. It's local and cost the same (or less after shipping expenses)
It's proven and supported.

Either one you use, most are set up on a 450 (28mmx36mm) inrunner (about 2800-3500kv, 1500-1800mah 3s
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Old Mar 06, 2012, 05:58 PM
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Use a 2200 size battery - needs the weight up front. A 2W-20 or Bl-15 on 4 cells and 4.1 prop would be a nice pairing. Easier to launch than the Rifle and easier to see.
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 11:28 AM
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Yeah, I think I will stay away from HK also. I would rather spend a little more locally and have a guarantee that I get what I ordered.

I heard too many horror stories about HK.
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 08:24 PM
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I was thinking of getting getting this bird also as I have a few (12) 2200 40c 3s lipos.

But I went with the rifle as tower hobbies currently has them for $94.
Get the bird, with a phoenix 54 amp ESC $54. I don't like the recommend servos. I used Hitec 65 servos

The lipos are like $17.

I used stock motor for 2 weeks. What a blast!

Then use a HET motor and carbon spar in the wing and hold on
The older guys at the club got scared. Lol
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