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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:19 PM
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So nothing like the 41 compared to the 42.
...seems pretty much like the 41 to the 42 to me... 42 is the precision all-rounder but still awesome 3D, the 41 is a pretty crazy 3D machine, nice harriers etc, less precise... but the 70 class get to add size and presence and their performance compared more on their merits (less chance for setup differences to make such a large difference... like choosing a 1500mah pack over a 2200mah pack in the 41 or example)...
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:22 PM
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...seems pretty much like the 41 to the 42 to me... 42 is the precision all-rounder, the 41 is a pretty crazy 3D machine, nice harriers etc... but the 70 class get to add size and presence and their performance compared more on their merits (less chance for setup differences to make such a large difference... like choosing a 1500mah pack over a 2200mah pack in the 41 or example)...
kinda what i thought, but ive never flown a 42, 71 or a 74.....or a 104.....or a 103.....or a 126......or a 51........or any of the vypers..........
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:22 PM
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wouldnt that be like comparing a 41 to a 42?

The 41" Edge has a different wing then the 74"
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:22 PM
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is that because the 42 is pretty "hucky"?
they're all hucky... the 42 depending on setup can be pretty darn wild though due to energy compared to size.
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:24 PM
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they're all hucky... the 42 depending on setup can be pretty darn wild though due to energy compared to size.
jeff had one of the new 51's.....man that thing was WICKED tumbly.....not sure how it could get more hucky than that.....not sure if it was his setup or the 51's are just like that but it was somethin to see....
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:25 PM
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...seems pretty much like the 41 to the 42 to me... 42 is the precision all-rounder but still awesome 3D, the 41 is a pretty crazy 3D machine, nice harriers etc, less precise... but the 70 class get to add size and presence and their performance compared more on their merits (less chance for setup differences to make such a large difference... like choosing a 1500mah pack over a 2200mah pack in the 41 or example)...


yeah but my slicks seem to have much more elevator authority than the edges?
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:39 PM
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kinda what i thought, but ive never flown a 42, 71 or a 74.....or a 104.....or a 103.....or a 126......or a 51........or any of the vypers..........
I can fix MOST of that for you....
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:42 PM
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I can fix MOST of that for you....
Yep, a fly-in with just a couple of us would cure him up, wouldn't it!

Maybe he needs to be in Missouri May 31st thru June 3rd, huh!

Fred
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:42 PM
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What's the length of this plane?
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:43 PM
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im affraid of other peoples planes......i cant afford to buy them, so i tend not to fly them.....
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:45 PM
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im affraid of other peoples planes......i cant afford to buy them, so i tend not to fly them.....
Don't be a CHICKEN....BROCK-A-BROCK-A-BROCK!

I let people fly my stuff who can't afford to replace it all of the time!
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 08:46 PM
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yeah but my slicks seem to have much more elevator authority than the edges?
setup differences mean more to the little ones than the bigger ones... not hard to make a 42 Slick into a crazy pitching/tumbling plane. But all things being equal the Edges can out-pitch the Slicks. Craziest pitch plane I've ever flown was twistedgrim's 55 Edge at the Octoberfest... crazy crazy
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 09:08 PM
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My 57 SC is pitchy on high rates, even with lots of expo. But if I didn't have all that throw, it wouldn't Elevator or Wall as nice. So I fly it that way and like it.
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Old Oct 31, 2011, 10:01 PM
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Old Nov 01, 2011, 07:06 AM
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Killin me

Hopefully I can swing one of these early next year. Will be getting the exact same setup as my 71 slick. Motrolfly (of course). 280 kv swinging a 20x8 prop running 8s4000. I think that will be my ticket. Gosh that silver is just pure sex. :-)
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