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Old Oct 29, 2010, 08:14 AM
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i'm with you on the decals. i think if i can get the dynam stickers off it will look pretty nice at that point.
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Old Oct 30, 2010, 06:08 AM
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Nitroplanes now has it in stock
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Old Oct 30, 2010, 07:31 AM
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I'm suprised at the price. That's $50 more than the Dynam DC3 (Skybus) which is similar in size and content.

I spoke to Grayson Hobby last week and they expect to have them in any day now. Their version will be RX ready without radio and battery and they expected it to be priced very near the DC3. "Maybe only a few dollars more" I was told.

I think I'll wait to get that version and maybe get a better deal.
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Old Oct 30, 2010, 09:20 AM
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wow, it showed up. as much as i want this plane, i am going to wait for grayson too......
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Old Oct 30, 2010, 06:18 PM
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Same here I'll wait to see what Grayson comes up with? As I said I bought my Skybus from them and have no complaints...

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Old Oct 30, 2010, 09:02 PM
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$169 at NP with the discount code. The DC-3 was $159 when it came out. With time the 310 price will drop just as it did with the DC-3. Graysons will be about $140 minus the radio I suspect.
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Old Oct 31, 2010, 08:03 AM
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that discount code at nitro is tempting!

when i ordered my second dc3 from grayson it was shipped (and tracking) within a couple of hours of purchase. it got to my house in just a couple of days. hard to beat that kind of service. they've got my business.
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Old Oct 31, 2010, 08:23 PM
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Yea, they have great service. Nothing but praise for Graysons.
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 06:36 PM
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Ordered one today from Nitro. Just didn't want to wait any longer. I've made a couple of plane purchases from them with no problems. But, the planes arrived intact and had no issues... Hope third time is a charm.
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Old Nov 02, 2010, 05:09 PM
when in doubt Epoxy!!!!
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I flew Tony's test model, the nose landing gear, the grub screw is a piece of crap, goop it up as much as you can. It's a smooth flyer with a LOT of power!! Almost unlimited vertical. The spinners need diffrent screws than the stock ones, the stock one are too shore and strip ouT easialy!!! Hope you guys have fun with it!!! =)
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Old Nov 03, 2010, 07:44 AM
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Does anyone know what retracts work with this plane (Tony commented on them in his video)? Is NP selling a good set to fit this bird?
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Old Nov 03, 2010, 09:54 AM
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Hmmm.... Well the foam is still in there where the retracts can go bou it's fre cut so it shound just pop out, hmm if they have micro retracts they might just work.... There's no pre-built mount so you have to build one...
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Old Nov 03, 2010, 02:51 PM
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Wow. Nitro Planes is already out of stock on these. Lasted only 4 days. Glad I've got one on the way and scheduled for UPS delivery on Friday.
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Old Nov 04, 2010, 03:38 PM
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I built mine last night and it only took 20 minutes. Applying the decals took a little longer! The aircraft came with chrome painted spinners instead of white, which looks ok. The motor cowls were not glued on real well, so I applied clear tape to allow for removal as needed. My daughter and I are fans of the 50's TV Show "Sky King!", so you know this plane was a must. An early Christmas gift!

I'm looking forward to the PnP version from Grayson to modify and paint this aircraft like the "Songbird" Cessna 310 from the show. I'll post pictures soon.

Regards,
Tony
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Old Nov 04, 2010, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by xplaneguy View Post
I built mine last night and it only took 20 minutes. Applying the decals took a little longer! The aircraft came with chrome painted spinners instead of white, which looks ok. The motor cowls were not glued on real well, so I applied clear tape to allow for removal as needed. My daughter and I are fans of the 50's TV Show "Sky King!", so you know this plane was a must. An early Christmas gift!

I'm looking forward to the PnP version from Grayson to modify and paint this aircraft like the "Songbird" Cessna 310 from the show. I'll post pictures soon.

Regards,
Tony
Tony....you know we are gonna need retracts to COMPLETE this bird. Tell us if you find any.....Enjoy.
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