New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Aug 21, 2009, 01:36 PM
Jason Cole is offline
Find More Posts by Jason Cole
RCG Staff Member
Jason Cole's Avatar
United States, TN, Nashville
Joined Oct 2003
7,141 Posts
Video
Hobby Lobby DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver ARF w/Floats & Wheels

Flying Styros new Beaver!
Jason Cole is offline Find More Posts by Jason Cole
Administrator
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Aug 21, 2009, 02:12 PM
Tony_Fletcher is offline
Find More Posts by Tony_Fletcher
AMA #903699
Tony_Fletcher's Avatar
USA, VA, Alexandria
Joined Mar 2008
924 Posts
Nice looking plane! And a nice lake to fly as well!
Tony_Fletcher is offline Find More Posts by Tony_Fletcher
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 02:27 PM
cryhavoc38 is offline
Find More Posts by cryhavoc38
Why didn't they run? A pass???
cryhavoc38's Avatar
United States, WA, Woodinville
Joined Mar 2007
8,244 Posts
for $10 bucks more you can get the Eflite version with a 70" wingspan and all balsa. You get highly functional flaps as well.

This is a pretty expensive styro kit.
cryhavoc38 is offline Find More Posts by cryhavoc38
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 02:57 PM
beaverlover is offline
Find More Posts by beaverlover
Registered User
Joined Jun 2008
183 Posts
Exactly it should be ARF for that price atleast. Hard to find a nice beaver. I love my e-flite, not the best flyer but nice looking.
beaverlover is offline Find More Posts by beaverlover
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 04:21 PM
gp125racer is offline
Find More Posts by gp125racer
Lipo abuser ... smoke on!
gp125racer's Avatar
Joined Feb 2005
1,953 Posts
Beautiful airplane, had my eye on it since it came out in Europe ....... if the price were just a little lower they would sell quite a few more IMO, as there just aren't many scale Beavers on the market.

Thanks for sharing, it looks great in the video.

Don
gp125racer is offline Find More Posts by gp125racer
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: D100
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 05:56 PM
Fokker Ace is offline
Find More Posts by Fokker Ace
Fokker Ace's Avatar
Joined Aug 2006
1,623 Posts
$219 for a foam/plastic plane with none of the electrics included? Kind of steep.

Also, the video doesn't show any slow flying - looks more like a warbird at those speeds.
Fokker Ace is offline Find More Posts by Fokker Ace
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 07:44 PM
IWC is offline
IWC
Find More Posts by IWC
IWC
Registered User
Joined Feb 2003
2,929 Posts
right plane wrong price
IWC is offline Find More Posts by IWC
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 08:02 PM
capcadetjc is offline
Find More Posts by capcadetjc
Registered User
Joined Feb 2009
25 Posts
Wow, the first CAP rc plane Ive seen. Very cool
capcadetjc is offline Find More Posts by capcadetjc
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 08:15 PM
rc crashburn is offline
Find More Posts by rc crashburn
SUPERB RC CRASH MASTER
rc crashburn's Avatar
Houston, Texas USA
Joined Aug 2004
987 Posts
Imho

Consider this constructive in nature:

Price is too steep for what ya get.
Plane is way overweight.
Model is too small to see well.
Too fast, slow flying is not its forte.
Wing loading excessive for model type.
If it flew well I certainly could not tell that by watching this video.
I have more constructive comments, but I am gonna stop while I'm ahead.
Good luck on selling this one.
Thanks for coming on here to show us this.
Us guys are always looking for a good Beaver but this one misses the mark.

---

Oh, BTW, **** here **** are a few photos of the real deal, one with conventional gear, and one with floats (like the model):


rc crashburn is offline Find More Posts by rc crashburn
Last edited by rc crashburn; Aug 21, 2009 at 10:48 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 09:23 PM
Grejen is offline
Find More Posts by Grejen
IAMCANADIAN
Grejen's Avatar
Canada, BC, North Vancouver
Joined Jul 2002
4,761 Posts
Yeah it's fast alright. I've seen full scale Beavers get off the water in less distance. OK maybe not but its definitly not displaying scale like flight. Beautiful scale rendition tho.
Grejen is offline Find More Posts by Grejen
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 09:38 PM
birdofplay is online now
Find More Posts by birdofplay
Registered User
birdofplay's Avatar
United States, IN, Indianapolis
Joined Dec 2005
9,396 Posts
Where was that pic taken ?

I flew in a Beaver around the Misty Fijords out of Ketchican !
birdofplay is online now Find More Posts by birdofplay
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 10:46 PM
rc crashburn is offline
Find More Posts by rc crashburn
SUPERB RC CRASH MASTER
rc crashburn's Avatar
Houston, Texas USA
Joined Aug 2004
987 Posts
Look in my origional post for that link.

It has a little bit of the history of those particular Beaves.
rc crashburn is offline Find More Posts by rc crashburn
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 11:08 PM
mcm1303 is offline
Find More Posts by mcm1303
Registered User
mcm1303's Avatar
Houston, Texas
Joined May 2007
428 Posts
Wow I might have flown in one of those when I was in the CAP in Alaska. I remember the tail number ended in G, but so do they all...

The wheeled plane was photographed in Anchorage, (recognize the mountains) probably at Merrill (MRI) field.

Marlin
mcm1303 is offline Find More Posts by mcm1303
Last edited by mcm1303; Aug 21, 2009 at 11:16 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2009, 11:42 PM
rc crashburn is offline
Find More Posts by rc crashburn
SUPERB RC CRASH MASTER
rc crashburn's Avatar
Houston, Texas USA
Joined Aug 2004
987 Posts
I'm wondering if those are DeHavilland L-20's per CAP designation or if they are DHC-2"s as per Hobby Lobby's designation. Something is amiss...
rc crashburn is offline Find More Posts by rc crashburn
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 22, 2009, 12:46 AM
raptor3d is offline
Find More Posts by raptor3d
Registered User
Joined Nov 2004
79 Posts
the two beavers on floats are in the harbor at cordova ak where i live
raptor3d is offline Find More Posts by raptor3d
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Product E-flite Platinum series DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver P-51C Scale ARF/RTF 4800 Jul 29, 2015 09:03 AM
Article Hobby Lobby's Cobweb 2 Indoor Slowflyer ARF Review AMCross Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models 39 Dec 26, 2014 12:03 AM
Sold DHC-2 Beaver ARF larrysoaring Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Sep 08, 2008 05:32 PM
Wanted Looking for a DHC-2 Beaver 25e ARF jlintvet Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 1 Jun 08, 2008 06:40 PM
Sold E-flite DHC-2 Beaver 25e ARF (80% Complete) LOCAL PICK UP ONLY CGReload Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 1 Apr 17, 2008 06:19 PM