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Old Mar 13, 2012, 05:20 PM
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Puttting the 71" kit in my 70, does the plastic or carbon box get glued to the plate or is just bolted on when putting on the landing gear.

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carbon channel with rods going through it are glued to formers where possible, then the ply gear plate glued to that... with the landing gear holes drilled through both and clamping both. That's off the top of my head, but sounds about right... in short, glue where possible.
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 05:39 PM
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I glued my CF to the wood. I figured it wouldn't hurt (I just did a motor box replacment on my 71 yesterday)
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 06:38 PM
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carbon channel with rods going through it are glued to formers where possible, then the ply gear plate glued to that... with the landing gear holes drilled through both and clamping both. That's off the top of my head, but sounds about right... in short, glue where possible.


Thanks -- Putting the 71" kit in the 70" plane, pretty smooth it all seems to go together with no modifications.
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 06:43 PM
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Thanks -- Putting the 71" kit in the 70" plane, pretty smooth it all seems to go together with now modifications.
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 07:15 PM
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The landing gear section (the bulks and all) is wider on the 71 than the 70. Other than that they are the same. I went to use the top section and bottom plate of the 70 motor box on my 71 but only could use the front section b/c once it got to the landing gear bulks it was different. Thats why I just redid my motor box with the 71 kit (so it would be right)
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:03 PM
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Alright fellow addicts, I need your help. I am ready to order a 3s airframe from 3DHS. Choices are down to the 47" Extra SHP and the 48" EPP Extra. Which one and why?

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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Alright fellow addicts, I need your help. I am ready to order a 3s airframe from 3DHS. Choices are down to the 47" Extra SHP and the 48" EPP Extra. Which one and why?

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Matt
Dont forget the Edge and the Slick
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:06 PM
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That seems to be the case. Have you used the search function? I found a bunch of posts in the Club Twistaholic forum, some from today regarding this motor.

Eric
Thanks, I actually started the discussion on that thread
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Alright fellow addicts, I need your help. I am ready to order a 3s airframe from 3DHS. Choices are down to the 47" Extra SHP and the 48" EPP Extra. Which one and why?

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Matt
x2...take a long look at the 42" slick and 48" Edge
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:20 PM
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Buckhuck, buckhuck1.5 or 300shp that is the question. i'm really thinking about the 1.5 but i would like to with the omega 103. has anyone tried it and how is vertical performance. looking for a little longer flight times and lighter weight for 2200's
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:20 PM
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Alright fellow addicts, I need your help. I am ready to order a 3s airframe from 3DHS. Choices are down to the 47" Extra SHP and the 48" EPP Extra. Which one and why?

Thanks,
Matt
Matt - still loving my Slick man!!

I agree with the others that you should also give serious consideration to the 48" Edge and "42 Slick. I have both and they are great.

The Edge is SUPER floaty, harriers are rock solid and it 3D's very well. The Slick... Well, it's basically a smaller version of the 51" so you know how it will perform.

Of the two you mentioned, I'd go with the EPP Extra simply because it's a great beater/practice plane.
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:21 PM
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Alright fellow addicts, I need your help. I am ready to order a 3s airframe from 3DHS. Choices are down to the 47" Extra SHP and the 48" EPP Extra. Which one and why?

Thanks,
Matt
Not having flown the SHP or the foamie, I'll recommend the 48 Edge. I love mine!!
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:25 PM
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the 48 extra foamy is awesome! Simply awesome. I like it much better than the shp.
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:29 PM
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Buckhuck, buckhuck1.5 or 300shp that is the question. i'm really thinking about the 1.5 but i would like to with the omega 103. has anyone tried it and how is vertical performance. looking for a little longer flight times and lighter weight for 2200's
It's fine with a 13x6.5 but the plane comes out a little tail heavy.

This is with the 103g Extreme Flight Torque motor

Some fun with the 3DHS 48" Edge (8 min 23 sec)
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Old Mar 13, 2012, 08:49 PM
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awsome video. is that the 2818 extreme flight and are you flying 3 cell 2200's. If so looks like it had plenty of power and good flight time. tail heavy does'nt bother me as long as the plane does'nt go for the sky when inverted.
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