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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:19 AM
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If you aren't crashing an EPP foamie from time to time you aren't flying it right.
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:24 AM
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If you aren't crashing an EPP foamie from time to time you aren't flying it right.
Gotta +1 this one. That's what they are made for. You should never fear crashing EPP, except when crashing into a very tall tree




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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:24 AM
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Just for that, my first video is going to be some rudder scrapes and KE cartwheels on pavement
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 11:05 AM
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Gotta +1 this one. That's what they are made for. You should never fear crashing EPP, except when crashing into a very tall tree

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There has got to be a slogan in there somewhere!

something like " EPP - Made for Crashin' and Bashin' "

or maybe

EPP = Extreme Phomie Plane

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Old Aug 01, 2012, 01:52 PM
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 03:10 PM
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 03:21 PM
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These definitions are making me glad I decided to give EPP a try! I have two EPP planes waiting for assembly at home, and just from what i have seen/felt so far, I should have done this a long time ago. I had one of the TechOne Micro Yak's that I thought was epp, and it's just super flimsy... and that kind of scared me off of epp for a while... I thought they would all be like that. Not the case... and i'm glad! So much better than FFF or Readiboard! (actually not even in the same ballpark)
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 03:25 PM
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Speaking of EPP, anyone here tried the 3DHS 48" EPP extra? I've been looking into it but it's out of stock.

The new 40" EPP edge from 3DHS looks like quite a performer, though! I may have to go that route
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 03:27 PM
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Some EPP is bad. I saw a video a while ago of a Great Planes full fuse yak, and it was horridly unprecise. Rolling harriers looked plain awful. Then the guy picks it up, and bend it in half before the tail, lets go, and it springs right back into shape.
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 03:28 PM
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Speaking of EPP, anyone here tried the 3DHS 48" EPP extra? I've been looking into it but it's out of stock.

The new 40" EPP edge from 3DHS looks like quite a performer, though! I may have to go that route
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These definitions are making me glad I decided to give EPP a try! I have two EPP planes waiting for assembly at home, and just from what i have seen/felt so far, I should have done this a long time ago. I had one of the TechOne Micro Yak's that I thought was epp, and it's just super flimsy... and that kind of scared me off of epp for a while... I thought they would all be like that. Not the case... and i'm glad! So much better than FFF or Readiboard! (actually not even in the same ballpark)
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Have you seen the video of it? It's a 3D monster and can actually snap! It would cost the same as the telink too because I already have two hs45hb servos I haven't used yet. Quite tempting, and makes the decision sooooo much harder.
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Yeah, that 40" extra looks nice, but I need to learn more about electronics and find a cheaper option than buying straight from 3DHS. That's why I like twisted, all the electronics, at a great price.
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Have you seen the video of it? It's a 3D monster and can actually snap! It would cost the same as the telink too because I already have two hs45hb servos I haven't used yet. Quite tempting, and makes the decision sooooo much harder.
Alright, I can't talk. I've been thinking of rigging out an Extra 300 SHP with the Telink 48" power combo it would be about 2/3 of the price, and its reliable equipment compared to HK crap.
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