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Old Jan 30, 2013, 04:20 PM
So many A/C So little money
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I Think This is Funny! I asked Aros about 3 weeks ago if the landing lights were suppose to work since mine didn't and after getting a yes on that I just blew it off and did not think any more about it. Since I am waiting for new land gear and am out of commission I decided to investigate. This is what I found. I guess some one on the assembly line got out of sequence and put the wires in before the wing spar was glued in.
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 04:22 PM
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I LOVE GOOGLE TOO! (Not just because my wife works there!)
Lucky girl! I hear that place is Disneyland for employees.
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 04:45 PM
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I've looked but does anyone know if someone sells just the V2 wings???
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 07:41 PM
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This was last week but when I was looking for landing gear form bn, SN, PW rc and RC Castle I did not see any, as a matter a fact I have not seen any wings or
fuselages.
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 08:05 PM
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Fly carefully or start stocking up on Gorilla glue & CF rods...
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 08:59 PM
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Lucky girl! I hear that place is Disneyland for employees.
Ya google is a kicka $$ placw to work. My wife expecially likes the SLIDES that she gets to ride to go to lower levels. Kinda sick !
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Old Jan 30, 2013, 09:11 PM
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Man that is awesome!
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:42 PM
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Aros - if you are going to talk to FMS about a scale prop how about asking them to do an alternative cowl and a matching 3 blade ? That's not too much to ask for is it ? PLEASE.
This may not seen too important to you Americans but tell them they are cutting out a lot of potential NZ AND British customers !! Besides it looks better anyhow .
The pride of ALL Corsair pilots was this
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The best plane of the USA deserves to be the best model.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:49 PM
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I Think This is Funny! I asked Aros about 3 weeks ago if the landing lights were suppose to work since mine didn't and after getting a yes on that I just blew it off and did not think any more about it. Since I am waiting for new land gear and am out of commission I decided to investigate. This is what I found. I guess some one on the assembly line got out of sequence and put the wires in before the wing spar was glued in.
Holy cow I just saw that!
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:51 PM
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Aros - if you are going to talk to FMS about a scale prop how about asking them to do an alternative cowl and a matching 3 blade ? That's not too much to ask for is it ? PLEASE.
This may not seen too important to you Americans but tell them they are cutting out a lot of potential NZ AND British customers !! Besides it looks better anyhow .
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The best plane of the USA deserves to be the best model.
I agree the scale 3-blade looks every bit as sweet as the 4, but the problem is, this specific model is a F4U-4 Corsair which used the 4-blade. The 3 blade was for earlier variants like the F4U-1D, etc...

But I'm definitely pickin' up what you be layin' down my man.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 03:47 PM
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Is snhobbies a trusted company ?? There are in Canada ... Have someone order from them before??
The plane (if same) is 100$ cheaper ?! Should I just buy it from banana hobby??
I have gotten almost all my planes from SN. They have great customer service, they ship quickly, and generally have spare parts. I have had nothing but problems with BH. No customer support or parts. Delayed shipping and so on.
And they have 1 grey 1700 left as of yesterday. And they are V2.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:05 PM
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Hey have you seen where BH has stopped free shipping. The 1700mm F4U now cost $38.00 more for the shipping.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:11 PM
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Hey have you seen where BH has stopped free shipping. The 1700mm F4U now cost $38.00 more for the shipping.
Depends where you live, if your close like me I can go pick it up
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:14 PM
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Well if I were to buy it from BH the tax is what kills me. almost $40 and if I wanted it shipped would be $14
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:24 PM
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Well your one of the lucky ones BUT you have to pay sales tax..............
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