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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:29 PM
It'll be fineee...
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I'm getting a dx8 and umx sbach
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:31 PM
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im also getting a dx7s Never flown planes but those little foamies look cool
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:31 PM
Team Aztech Aeromodels!
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71" slick also!
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:43 PM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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im getting little home made plane that is in need of a serious over haul which we picked up for $20 including everything, os 46 ax and some high speed digital hitec servos, and a gas soldering iron. im sure of all except for the iron. here is a story for you. the secretary of the local rc club (a female) got called up by the wife of one of the members. the sec was asked if she knew what her hubsand would like as a christmas present. the secretary didnt know so she called up the member in question and asked him. he decided to have some fun and told the secretary to lets his wife know that wo would like a 1/4 scale composite spitfire. the secreatary rang the wife up again and told her that she had rung around to a few of the members and they had all said that he had been wanting to get a 1/4 scale composite spitfire. guess what turned up on his front step. this was last year it happenned.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:53 PM
Watch this! *crunch*
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im getting a nano for c-mas. cant wait
I'm getting a FMS 1700mm (67") P-51D mustang
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:54 PM
Watch this! *crunch*
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im getting little home made plane that is in need of a serious over haul which we picked up for $20 including everything, os 46 ax and some high speed digital hitec servos, and a gas soldering iron. im sure of all except for the iron. here is a story for you. the secretary of the local rc club (a female) got called up by the wife of one of the members. the sec was asked if she knew what her hubsand would like as a christmas present. the secretary didnt know so she called up the member in question and asked him. he decided to have some fun and told the secretary to lets his wife know that wo would like a 1/4 scale composite spitfire. the secreatary rang the wife up again and told her that she had rung around to a few of the members and they had all said that he had been wanting to get a 1/4 scale composite spitfire. guess what turned up on his front step. this was last year it happenned.
Holayy crap
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:54 PM
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Cale, you still on phoenix?
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:56 PM
Watch this! *crunch*
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im also getting a dx7s Never flown planes but those little foamies look cool
I have a DX7s! It's AWESOME! (It's basically the same thing as the 8).

Here is a comparison:


Dx7s vs Dx8


DX7s
20-model memory
Built-in telemetry
Extensive airplane and helicopter programming
Throttle-activated timer setting
AR8000 high-speed 8-channel receiver
Li-Po battery compatibility
8 wing types
5 tail types
3-position flaps with delay and elevator compensation
Dual rates and expo
Differential
5-point throttle, pitch and tail curves
6 swashplate types
6 programmable mixes
Control position warnings
Audio and vibe alarm settings
Large 126 x 64 LCD screen
Mode selection (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
Language select (English, Italian, French, Spanish or German)
4.8V 2000mAh NiMH transmitter battery
High-speed 11ms frame rate with 2048 resolution
128MB SD card (included)

DX8
High-speed 11ms frame rate with 2048 resolution
30-model internal memory
Large 128 x 64 backlit screen
Includes TM1000 full-range telemetry module providing real-time flight log data, receiver voltage, flight pack voltage, RPM and temperature
Includes AR8000 8-channel high-speed receiver
Includes 2000mAh NiMH battery pack
Includes SD card for Spektrum™ Data Interface
Includes global 12V charger with adapters for international use
Includes Spektrum neckstrap
4 user-selectable control modes (modes 1, 2, 3 and 4)
Spektrum Data Interface for expanded model memory, model sharing and firmware updates
Exclusive Spektrum AirWare™ software
SimpleScroll™ programming interface for easy menu navigation
Electronic E-ring electronically prevents overdriving the cyclic servos
5-point graphic tail curve
5-point graphic throttle and pitch curve
Active gain and governor trim allows in-flight adjustment
Swashplate timing
Telemetry alerts (vibe and audible)
6 swashplate types
3-position flap switch with flap delay and elevator compensation programming
8 wing types and 5 tail types
Language select (English, Italian, French, Spanish or German)
User-assigned switch function
Programmable throttle cut
Refined ergonomics with no-slip comfort grips
Programmable timer with throttle timer startup
Quad bearing gimbals
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 08:12 PM
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its been snowing for the last 2 weeks here about 3 feet now and it's supposed to snow another foot tonight.
Powder!!!! You should meet me at vail or keystone! They are expecting 3 feet!
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 08:35 PM
license to fly!
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Powder!!!! You should meet me at vail or keystone! They are expecting 3 feet!
haha i wish going backcountry skiing tomorrow there should be about 4 feet on hahn's peak just hope my snowmobile can make it up haha
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:38 PM
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Lucky!! Im hoping for a foot so i can test out my new pow skiis.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 10:16 PM
license to fly!
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Lucky!! Im hoping for a foot so i can test out my new pow skiis.
i got to test mine last weekend
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 10:19 PM
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Dont forget backlite on dx8!
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 05:37 AM
3dizzle 4 lyfe
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still rather have a 8FG with a spektrum module for the foamies.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 06:33 AM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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my hobbyking package turned up today. YAY!!!!! it is currently 10:30pm and i just came in and ive been working on the bipe since about 5:30pm. a couple of little things to do and wait for a couple of bits of glue to dry. my first new motor also.
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