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DW 28" kit 61 10.50%
DW SKUA 28 4.82%
DW 38" kit 173 29.78%
DW 48" kit 154 26.51%
DW 55" kit 70 12.05%
DW Pylon Racer 9 1.55%
Never owned one 207 35.63%
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 03:06 AM
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thanks guys !
Its 33.6 oz with battery, will test fly tmr, hope its not too heavy
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 12:20 PM
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^Something on your scale has to be off. It seems like all of your models come in way overweight (although this one does have landing gear..).
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 03:02 PM
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That is pretty heavy. My 38"ers which are not too much smaller were coming out around 12oz. The 40"ers should be not more than 20oz with landing gear.
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 03:36 PM
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^His Edge looks more like a 48" kit. But even with landing gear, I can't imagine the weight being more than about 30-31oz or so...
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 07:18 PM
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Haha. My bad. I did not even look at that. I just saw it was the edge and assumed that it was the 40". But yeah, it is still pretty heavy for the 48".
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 10:26 PM
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Here's my first try at covering with tape. I didn't have an orange plane.

I used the wing scheme from rpmrpm and some 3DHS stipe pattern on the bottom.

Will post video after I get her in the air.

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@ icy_wind500- Looks awesome man. Great job on the scheme.
Awesome job bud! Love to see what you do after you use the tape a few times
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Old Aug 11, 2010, 11:01 PM
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Awesome job bud! Love to see what you do after you use the tape a few times
Thanks, but I got really good direction from the thread rpmrpm did on covering with tape. He's the master.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1103159
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 12:27 AM
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yep ! Its the 48" Edge,
I dun know why but I always get them heavy, in fact I made some wheel pants for it which added on another half an oz or something. But I'm loving the look with the shirt and pants !
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 01:46 AM
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Dang that's one slick Edge...

Nonetheless, at 33oz it should fly fine, if not a tad bit on the fast side (at least it will be a realistic RBAR racer )
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 02:09 PM
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Good lookin' edge Icy
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 02:40 PM
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Dang that's one slick Edge...

Nonetheless, at 33oz it should fly fine, if not a tad bit on the fast side (at least it will be a realistic RBAR racer )
I agree, both of my 48's are at 32 oz's and fly fantastic!.

Pilots that have flown mine, that have "pro" skills say mine fly great as well.

I take that to mean I did a good job on weight and balance.

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Going on vacation next week, but my parents are heading out early.

And yes, I HAVE to take my 40" Juka. Won't fit inside the cab on the ride home, so it has to go in the back
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 04:08 PM
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Ok I had a litle fun last night with a keychain camera.
I strapped it to my 28" Extra 300 L and hucked it up.
Anyway I saw something I never noticed.
The "fuse" wiggles or does the wave from front to back. It flies great and this is completely un-noticable from the ground.

Here take a look for yourself.

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Old Aug 12, 2010, 04:55 PM
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going on vacation next week, but my parents are heading out early.

And yes, i have to take my 40" juka. Won't fit inside the cab on the ride home, so it has to go in the back
haha
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Old Aug 12, 2010, 06:57 PM
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Going on vacation next week, but my parents are heading out early.

And yes, I HAVE to take my 40" Juka. Won't fit inside the cab on the ride home, so it has to go in the back
Lol.

Curious how that works out
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