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Old Oct 25, 2011, 03:46 PM
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A starter set up (i.e. an Easy Glider, Raidian, etc)

I have a friend who is wanting to get into the hobby and so I am trying to get him a reasonable setup that he can test the waters with, get a feel for flying/gliding, learn the ropes, and not need a major repair job or be out a wad of cash in the event of a less than ideal landing.

The main focus would be slope/slermaling so it does not have to be electric but an electrics might be nice when starting off as getting skunked due to poor weather cooperation is never fun especially when you've just caught the bug.

Glider aside, I am also looking to get him a Spectrum or JR radio of at least a DX6i caliber or better. I'd love to get a bargain combo deal for around $200, but that's flexible probably upwards to around $300 depending on what’s being offered.

I am also interested in getting a Spectrum/JR trainer cable.

Thanks for reading,

-Jonathan
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 04:05 PM
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I've got an Easy Star RTF w/ 72MHz Hitec Neon and an Electric Easy Glider Rx Ready that might fit the bill

Added a pix of the Dark Star and E-Easy Glider
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 04:41 PM
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I have a Easy Pro 55 EPP Glider, aileron version which can be flown without ailerons to start. Its from windrider.com.hk
NIB with a extra fuse so you can build a powered and unpowered version.
Very very easy build and I could even build it for you if you wish.
Go to the site check it out and let me know via PM.
This is the perfect trainer as it's EPP and will lead into ailerons as one progresses.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 06:53 PM
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Thanks guys, some PM's sent for additional information.

Still open to other considerations or options.

-Jonathan
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:11 PM
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Easy Star is hard to beat. Here's one in Santa Barbara:
http://santabarbara.craigslist.org/tag/2637285634.html
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:24 PM
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Nice deal. Is that your sale or are you just pointing out a good deal?
I'd be all over it, but I'm not sure driving all the way up to SB is practical.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:57 PM
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It is not my ad. I think one would need to find a colleague/friend/neighbor who drives the 101 freeway routinely...
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Old Oct 27, 2011, 11:02 PM
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Hi!
I have a ? Where will you fly???
Any way. I would go with a Easy Star or easy star clones and Easy Glider and glider clones. Put up pics. Of the training (flying session) crashing.LOL
And good Luck.
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Old Oct 28, 2011, 12:08 AM
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Hi!
I have a ? Where will you fly???
Any way. I would go with a Easy Star or easy star clones and Easy Glider and glider clones. Put up pics. Of the training (flying session) crashing.LOL
And good Luck.
Hi Wheeler, thanks for the encouragement. If the opportunity presents itself I will be sure to put my buddy through the proper hazing procedures. I'm not quite sure if you were offering an actual plane or just the recommendations and encouragement, but if you were can you please clarify which plane or equipment you were offering.
Thanks!
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