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Old Sep 15, 2014, 05:33 AM
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What Skywalker to buy?

Hi everybody!

I'm thinking of going back to skywalker planes. I used to have a 1900 wing. Now I am thinking on a smaller version because transporting was a pain in the ***.
To my surprise I've seen a lot of different models have been relased recently so I am starting to be a little bit lost.

I have motors, batteries and props for 4S setup, and a APM 2.6 so I am planning to use it for FPV.

According to my specs, I think I should probably go for 1680 2014 skywalker version with carbon fiber tail. What do you guys think? Should I buy it with the new tail design or with the old fashion T style?

Seems to me that the old fashion T elevator is not as strong as the 2013 version. Sometimes when I crashed it was to me the weakest part of the plane. What do you think?

Anyway, to sum up, I want a skywalker because I like it but I want something easy to fly : go to the field, not to much setup, through and fly!

Could you guys bring any light to this matter?

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Old Sep 15, 2014, 10:45 AM
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SkyWalker 2014 "REVOLUTION" version
with CarbonBoom tail.

the worst part of the SkyWalker line up are attaching the wings.
Rubber Bands....and
Plugging in all the wing servo connectors is a pain after 3yrs of SkyWalkers.
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Old Sep 15, 2014, 01:54 PM
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I have a 2013 CF boom 1900 and it takes a good bit of weight up front to get the right CG. Probably not an issue if you plan on having a good bit of gear/batteries but if for some reason you are looking for the lightest setup ever I suspect the foam model would be better? For reference with an almost bare plane it took a mobius, Qty 2 3S 4500s and an extra 3s 2200 up front to make it happy
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