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Old Dec 05, 2013, 07:27 AM
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HobbyKing Extra 330 1500mm

Anybody got one of these?

They were on sale at a very good price so I ordered one!
I'm no 3D pilot but it is something that I plan to work on if this will suit...



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Old Dec 06, 2013, 04:24 PM
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are you talking about the balsa plug and fly unit, I had looked that one over a ton but was afraid of shipping damage.
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Old Dec 07, 2013, 02:59 AM
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That's the one!

So far I've only heard that it could do with a better elevator servo.
You've got me worried now about shipping...
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Did you read the reviews of it prior to buying? They are usually a fairly good indication of the quality and flyability of the planes.
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They are usually a fairly good indication of the quality and flyability of the planes.
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Old Dec 09, 2013, 03:31 AM
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Yeah, that's where I saw that they suggested a better elevator servo.
Just wondered if anyone on here had one...
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Old Dec 11, 2013, 06:16 AM
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Are you telling about this Extra330????????
"Extra 330 Balsa Plug and Fly 1500mm for 6s w Motor ESC MG Servo"

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store..._MG_Servo.html

Today GLS will delivery mine at home. :-)
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Old Dec 11, 2013, 07:14 AM
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That's the one!

I have a couple of 6S 5000mAh and one 6S 4000mAh that I use in my Helis, been meaning to get a 6S plane for ages...

Let us know how you get on please!


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Old Dec 12, 2013, 06:16 AM
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I received today, pictures coming....
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Old Dec 12, 2013, 08:15 AM
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And video!


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On 3D forum there is one tread ( now closed ) were sone not informed guy,
say that this 330Sc from HK is one 3DHS clone.

like William Shakespeare say:
Much Ado About Nothing

This is NOT a copy of 3DHS plane.
If you simply see pictures you will understand that's completely different project plane!
I'm attuned that people easily spend words and injury simply following one ghost.

I get pictures you can easily get paragon yourself.
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I got mine a while back now, but only just taken it to the club and opened the box.
It all looks good, well apart from a bit of loose covering at the base of the fin that I can easily fix if I must, but I was surprised that there were absolutely no instructions!

Putting it together should be easy enough. The dual elevator servos will be a first for me so I may use an Elevon mix on a flight mode switch. It will be nice to setup each side independently with endpoint and subtrim. I think I read that someone said the elevator servo would be best swapped, I'm thinking by saying servo instead of servos this seems to imply theirs only had one, but this could easily have been a typo...

No mention of CoG either! I may start at 1/3 wing chord and flight test it there.
I was going to look at fixing the elevator halves together to work off one servo and use the other rear mounted servo for the rudder. I really want yo avoid using pull-pull if I can. On the other hand using both servos for the elevator will give some redundancy if one fails, plus it may well be less likely to fail in the first place only working half the surface.

Any thoughts?


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I've found a manual for this online:
HobbyKing Extra 330 manual

CoG 100mm
Plenty of other good stuff too!

I'll build mine soon.



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I've found a manual for this online:
HobbyKing Extra 330 manual

CoG 100mm
Plenty of other good stuff too!

I'll build mine soon.



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Thank you Tony!
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Have you built yours yet rosnik?

Any top tips?
The instructions say to glue the wings on but I want to avoid this if it's easy enough...


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