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Old Mar 21, 2012, 11:02 PM
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New version of speedo? Speedo Pro!

Any thoughts?

http://www.r2hobbies.com/eng/proddet...pl3901006_code
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 11:59 PM
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[QUOTE] Any thoughts? [QUOTE]

It has a rudder.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 12:00 AM
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I'm sure it'll be a good flier, but it's not as good looking as the 1.2. They could have at least shaped the wing tips a bit rather than just leave them squared off. That's an easy mod though. The 1.2 just has a little more style. Still, for $111, it's a reasonable deal.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 12:29 AM
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S6062 foil, square tips, 56" span......

Who was it that made the Jart LT again?
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 01:48 AM
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I'm sure it'll be a good flier, but it's not as good looking as the 1.2. They could have at least shaped the wing tips a bit rather than just leave them squared off. That's an easy mod though. The 1.2 just has a little more style. Still, for $111, it's a reasonable deal.
I agree, the old speedo has nicer lines, but the new version has a heavier layup.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 02:56 AM
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I'm not sure I like how far forward the pushrod exits are. Similar to the R2 Raptor, so much room for flex/play...



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Old Mar 22, 2012, 08:07 AM
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I'm not sure I like how far forward the pushrod exits are. Similar to the R2 Raptor, so much room for flex/play...



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and i belive there very weak place - too large holes (
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 08:52 AM
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With as few choices that exist in this category and price point...I think you have to have realistic expectations and expect to do a few things to get it sorted for our individual needs.
No ARF is perfect...and for a tick over a hundred bucks...I'm going to go ahead and order it.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 08:57 AM
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With that said....I could live without the old school Ronald McDonald colors...;-)
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 09:04 AM
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....I rather like it (but then, I'm always more concerned about visibility in the sky than what it looks like on the ground)...
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 10:24 AM
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Looks like no dihedral which is good but why not full span ailerons for better flapperon effect?
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:02 AM
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Hey Guys,

The New Speedo Pro look amazing.

We have an order coming in with the new Speedo Pro. You will be able to order on our site in a few hours.

www.skipmillermodels.com

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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Hello Cody,
Any other color options?
GR
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:24 AM
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There will be, but the first order is just the red and yellow.

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Old Mar 22, 2012, 11:40 AM
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Right on.
Thanks for the update sir.
GR
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