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Old Dec 26, 2012, 09:09 AM
Dude, get me some ice cream!
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I got all of this into my Forester in one trip:

Wow...
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 07:09 PM
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i'm liking this idea. i have alot of jets that belly land. so this might be the trick for them
It should work very well for you. It's cheap, simple and quick to set up.
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 09:18 PM
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me too. WOW
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 08:12 AM
Dude, get me some ice cream!
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Hey one of my friends has that 3DHS orange Slick. It's a beast
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 10:27 AM
Where did that tree come from
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I started my box from the all foam idea. I used part of the cardboard the plane came in and some foam I had.
Attachment 5393756 Not glued yet still deciding on how much length I need.
Attachment 5393757 It will also make a nice stand at the field to assemble the plane.
Attachment 5393758 Attachment 5393759

Just a box and foam
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Been checking out the Extra 300 after seeing your . What size battery are you going to run in her ? I have a slew of 2200 3 cells so I'm looking for a plane similar to the Extra that require 2200 battery. I don't want to start buying another group of batteries. I have enough batteries as it is .
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 09:15 PM
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Been checking out the Extra 300 after seeing your . What size battery are you going to run in her ? I have a slew of 2200 3 cells so I'm looking for a plane similar to the Extra that require 2200 battery. I don't want to start buying another group of batteries. I have enough batteries as it is .
Manual calls for 3s 2200 to 2600's
3dhs
I have got 2 3s 2650's that I am going to use.

latest thread on the plane
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 07:04 AM
Where did that tree come from
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latest thread on the plane
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 12:16 PM
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Is that a bottle rocket launcher I see on the foamie in the background?


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Old Dec 30, 2012, 07:29 AM
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i find it easier to take my planes back home ( when they're some how smaller after hitting that tree)
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Is that a bottle rocket launcher I see on the foamie in the background?


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Not my pic, but I think thats pvc and foam ready for anything you want.

Or are you talking about the pic of my carry box with P-47 on the floor in the background?
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:12 PM
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Not my pic, but I think thats pvc and foam ready for anything you want.

Or are you talking about the pic of my carry box with P-47 on the floor in the background?
Yeah, the P-47 with the tube on the bottom of the wing.


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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:41 PM
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There was this thread a while back in the Giant Electric Planes forum -

So you fancy a big plane but have a small car.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 08:50 AM
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Yeah, the P-47 with the tube on the bottom of the wing.


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Yep rockets on the jug this one is not my plane but shows the rockets bombs and fuel tank.

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Old Jan 06, 2013, 11:36 AM
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brandonmoon tweaked it to fit 97 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton
Origional concept idea by Mr Phill, expanded on by Sundancer, and expanded on again by me. With mine I can safely transport 6 planes to the field without damage or road rash to them. (the 2 extra side wing cradels and extra fuselage support isn't shown)

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Old Jan 06, 2013, 01:02 PM
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I bought a 4x8 sheet of 2" thick foam at home depot and covered it with indoor/ outdoor carpet from home depot make shure velcro will stick to the carpet and glue it down with carpet tape then you can set your planes in the back of the truck and hold them in place with velcro straps. even my large 50cc planes wiil stay in place this way just make littel wheel chocks from foam and stick velcro to the bottom of them place the wheel into them and a strap over it to hold wheel down. this also verry light so its easy to remove and set aside if you need to .
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