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Old Jan 24, 2012, 10:33 AM
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And if we buy the F-86 through our LHS, we still get the free AnyLink -- correct?

Do we -- or the LHS -- need to do anything special to make sure that the free AnyLink is included in the LHS purchase?

Tryin' to avoid Murphy's Law.......


Yes

No special action is required on your part, although I would suggest asking for your FREE AnyLink before you leave the shop. Dealers will be getting them with their orders of Tx-R airplanes so they will be in stock.
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 10:45 AM
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It's not Tower's promotion, but Great Planes':

http://www.tx-ready.com/promos/free-anylink.html

You get the same promotion if you make the purchase through ANY hobby retailer.
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 11:09 AM
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Reply from tower about not having the FREE AnyLink

Thank you for writing Tower Hobbies.

We will be adding this information. We have not yet "officially"
announced the free AnyLink promotion but they are hooked up on the
system. Sorry for the confusion--it's a timing issue at the moment.

The F-86 says late January but based on what we're seeing in terms of a
high degree of interest in the product, there could be shortages. Please
note that all delivery dates are estimates that we get from the
manufacturer. These dates can and do change and we have no control over
the production of the item. Delivery dates are provided as a guideline
and are not guaranteed.
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 12:03 PM
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Hmmmm...the second part of that message is not good.

Hopefully that is totally CYA.
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 04:12 PM
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Just an FYI for those of you choosing to purchase from Tower Hobbies, they have their promo pages all set up now

http://towerhobbies.com/products/txr...nes/index.html
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 09:16 PM
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That is awesome, ordered my cable to the anylink working with my DX8. I will use my tactic radio from my DR1 until it gets here.
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Old Jan 25, 2012, 11:50 AM
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It's snowing with 15 to 40 mph winds almost every day, I can wait a little while. The only good thing about the snow is that when it gets deep and is still fluffy, it helps prevent damage!
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Old Jan 25, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Dieter88 any update on when these will be shipping to retailers? It is getting close!
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Old Jan 26, 2012, 10:25 AM
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Just don't go crazy with the throttle and coordinate the turns with the rudder and it will be simple.
Now, why did you have to go along and do that: use all four proper channels (rudder, elevator, aileron, throttle) and the Good Lord intended?

Here I was, minding my own business speed-reading the thread with the erroneous assumption that it would be a 3-ch (el, ail, thr) plane with no rudder. Seeing that a rudder would be what was necessary to keep it in the air at times, I was content to just browse.

Now, I am getting all hot & bothered, thinking that THIS may be the ultra-micro to keep in the car 24/7 to fly even if there is some wind.

Y'all have just made my next model purchase that much harder. I hope y'all are satisfied.
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Old Jan 26, 2012, 11:44 AM
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Wait until we pick it apart and find out there is room for another aileron servo so it can use flaperons.
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Old Jan 26, 2012, 08:05 PM
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The F-86 is one cute micro jet. Saw the F-86 fly today at AEF2012. It was awesome! Flys about 5 min on a 200 ma 2S LiPo. Ground handling was good, rudder did a good job of steering the jet. ROG very easily. The transmitter adapter worked great. Very simple to setup. He had his attached to a new Futaba 18Z.
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Old Jan 26, 2012, 09:56 PM
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The F-86 is one cute micro jet. Saw the F-86 fly today at AEF2012. It was awesome! Flys about 5 min on a 200 ma 2S LiPo. Ground handling was good, rudder did a good job of steering the jet. ROG very easily. The transmitter adapter worked great. Very simple to setup. He had his attached to a new Futaba 18Z.
Bob
Wow---An 18Z???...Thats about like flying a full scale Cub using a Fly By Wire setup from an F-22!!!.......Just envious because I don't have an 18Z......Any video or pics of the flight(s) from the event???

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Old Jan 26, 2012, 11:31 PM
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I forget, did we ever get a static thrust estimate from this motor/fan?
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 11:32 AM
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Thought I would share some comments from the F-86's first outing at the Arizona Electric Festival


http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1582307
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 12:25 PM
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Actual speed is 40+
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