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Old Dec 01, 2011, 07:51 PM
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Russ You can use the the noise gear that comes with kit youl see when you get it let me know if you want some pixs i will build the noise gear 1st
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Old Dec 01, 2011, 11:13 PM
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Ok this what you get for $49.00 bucks no wiring at all can"t tell if its V1 or V2 but by the size of the motors i would say V1
Yup, that is what mine looks like - got mine today!

One little problem though... the motors won't fit in the motor mount!!!

I will be drilling them out tomorrow...

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Old Dec 02, 2011, 08:02 AM
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Thanks MadDawg.

Looks like I better stock up on servo extensions! Looks like a real job to wire this beast.

I ordered a bunch of HK $5 metal gear servos for this plane 'cos didn't want to have to wire it again after only a few months due to servo failure.

TxFlyBoy, that's a bummer that the engine mounts don't fit. Has that been the norm? I wonder if it's the mounts for the V2 engines? Are the V2 motors available for purchase? Inquiring minds want to know.

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Old Dec 02, 2011, 11:56 AM
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TxFlyBoy, that's a bummer that the engine mounts don't fit. Has that been the norm? I wonder if it's the mounts for the V2 engines? Are the V2 motors available for purchase? Inquiring minds want to know.

Russ
It looks like they are V1 mounts with, possibly, V2 motors? Not really sure, but my V1 motors fit in the new mounts, which sucks. Because part of the reason I bought the kit was to get the motors to replace the ones I bent the shafts on my V1.

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Old Dec 02, 2011, 03:36 PM
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Russ, the wiring is a real mess!
All of those servo wires just about fill up the wings, and it's next to impossible to wire everything through the battery hatch or before you install the wings.
I just cut an access hatch following some panel lines underneath the cockpit and that got me all the room I needed.
You can't even tell it's there afterward if you do a decent job cutting along the panel lines.
It really makes life a lot easier, especially when you glue everything together and there's no way to get back in there.
I made a picture of it, but it's simple enough to figure out.
If you'd like to see it, I posted it a while back so you can find it there or I'll re-post it for you.
Have fun with the build!
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Old Dec 02, 2011, 03:58 PM
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WTK,

I think I saw it and I'll certainly go look for it 'cos I like to work smarter not harder!
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Old Dec 02, 2011, 11:40 PM
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I got a pair of the Banana P-38's in the mail today and they are the green version 1's. The motors included are the smaller earlier units. The purchase is fine by me as spare parts for my J-Power version 2.......I'm ditching the landing gear so, any takers?......I actually have 5 sets of these things that I'll never use......I will sell them minus the tires......Cheap.....$12.00 shipped each set of 3.....Steve.....732-530-2061....N.J...
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Old Dec 03, 2011, 07:45 PM
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I got a pair of the Banana P-38's in the mail today and they are the green version 1's. The motors included are the smaller earlier units. The purchase is fine by me as spare parts for my J-Power version 2.......I'm ditching the landing gear so, any takers?......I actually have 5 sets of these things that I'll never use......I will sell them minus the tires......Cheap.....$12.00 shipped each set of 3.....Steve.....732-530-2061....N.J...
You ship to Norway for the same price yes?? Thanks..I take one
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Old Dec 04, 2011, 10:48 PM
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Hi Pulver....Well, I know it will cost me about $25.00 to send them to Norway....Fine by me if you want them for a total of $35.00.......Steve
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Old Dec 05, 2011, 07:28 AM
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The $49 model is version one. The motors are version one with a larger bearing in the back. The supplied motor mounts do not fit the motor with the larger bearing and will have to be drilled. No wiring or electronics of any kind come with it. It does come with the original "black crap" retracts. Servo linkage is also included. What you get is the version one air frame with all the parts and pieces that go with it, motors, motor mounts (that have to be refitted), servo linkage, props, spinners, and back plates. The air frame, props, spinners, and motors make a good buy.
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Old Dec 05, 2011, 08:18 AM
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Dose anyone know what the kv is on the V1 or V2 is?
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Old Dec 05, 2011, 03:17 PM
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Got my P-38

Just got my box with my California Cutie!

Can't wait to start putting it together.
May The Force be with me.

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Old Dec 05, 2011, 09:16 PM
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Got one side done using a 450 motor a MAS9X7X3 and stock spinner
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Old Dec 06, 2011, 09:46 AM
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Nice work Maddawg!

Are those retracts this size?

http://www.hobbypartz.com/77p-90-ere...5kg-2-pcs.html

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Old Dec 06, 2011, 11:56 AM
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Its not the California Cutie..

its a Californid Cutie!!

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Just got my box with my California Cutie!

Can't wait to start putting it together.
May The Force be with me.

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