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Old Oct 09, 2012, 04:17 PM
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R.I.P. my 70" FB Slick
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I see there are a lot of votes for 60"ish planes and 70"ish planes. I'm glad to see you're getting one of each. In my experience there is a noticeable difference in feel even between a 60" plane and a 70" plane. The larger planes definitely feel bigger and more solid in the air and are a little easier to 3D. They also handle wind much better.

-Dustin
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 06:16 PM
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Well, I've made up my mind. An EF 64" MXS and a 3DHS 72" Extra.

Thanks guys.
Let us know which one you enjoy more. I haven't flown the extra, but love to fly the MXS.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Let us know which one you enjoy more. I haven't flown the extra, but love to fly the MXS.
It might be a little while. One will be an Xmas present, and the other will be birthday later in the new year.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 09:53 PM
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The new Extreme Flight 64" MXS is THE airplane for those batteries! This and the Extreme Flight 60" Extra are my two favorite electrics hands down! The 64" MXS is a little more airplane though and with the new version Torque motor, 6s, 4,000mah packs are perfect!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlsOG...2&feature=plcp
Hi Daniel... Just bought the 64" MXS. Can't wait to fly it... Can I ask how long flight times with the 4000's??
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Congratulations! You'll love it!

I'm getting abour 6 minutes on my 4,000s, but I'm very heavy on the throttle. You should be able to get at least 7 minutes of regular 3D with those.
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 12:42 AM
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I use gens ace 25c 4000 may and cut it close with my timer set at 6:50...by close I mean I have landed and my cells were at about 3.3. But that was when I was whipping around WOT.
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 11:26 AM
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here is the 72 Extra on a 6s 4000. nice and floaty for sure.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7o4P...&feature=g-upl
What motor are you using and how long would a hard flight last?
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 03:11 PM
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I've killed the battery at five minutes. it's a lot of fun, especially in dead calm, but I would want a few heavier packs as well.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 05:21 PM
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I fly my 71-in slick on 6s4000 gens ace, it is wicked floaty. Not so hot in wind. The slick is usually set up with 6s5000's and I fly those in it most of the time. It handles wind ok at that weight. A 64-in MXS would be on the heavier/high energy side. I have that too and fly it w/4s4000. I'm not good enough to fly decent 3d with a heavier set-up. (yet)
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