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Old Nov 13, 2012, 01:34 PM
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Can we nominate RCG members to do reviews? If so, I nominate Daemon. He is knowledgeable, fair and experienced.
I will second that motion.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 02:09 PM
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I will second that motion.
I will third it

Iam going to get one either way. Leigh
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:00 PM
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I already nominated "Daemon"....he is fair and he knows a lot about planes!!!!

heck, he even criticized the new plane from RMRC (Penguin), its probably the hottest FPV specific plane out there !

YOU Da' maaan Philthyy!
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Yup. Thats why I felt like I needed to add his name in again.

@LexusFPV....sorry if I irritated you by my "nomination". I just wanted to add my .00000002 cents that I think Daemon is a good choice for a reviewer.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:21 PM
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I spent the $208 and have one reserved. When I get it I'll post plenty of pictures and my review of the plane ;-D
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 09:56 PM
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A "mini" version that can break down to fit in a standard 22 inch carry on would be nice.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 11:36 PM
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A mini version?? THAT would be really cool! I would be especially interested in that, as long as it flies well.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 06:42 AM
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not to go off topic, but Ibcrazy has a "mini" version of this plane, its called "SPECTER v2".... i think it uses' only a 3s-2200mah Flight Lipo. A lot rave about it. Its a Plug and Play with all the FPV gear onboard (from RMRC, so its top notch...ie CP antennas') Assembled. Its Receiver Ready for ~$650.00. Its average flight times are ~15-22min.....

Now back to our regular scheduled program....SKYHUNTER
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 02:08 AM
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Skyhunter is finally available for order.

http://www.fpvmania.com/RC-Airplanes...r%201.8m%20UAV
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 03:18 AM
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Ordered mine Leigh
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 06:34 AM
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Skyhunter is finally available for order.

http://www.fpvmania.com/RC-Airplanes...r%201.8m%20UAV
This looks great, what's the average shipping charge to the US? I love the ability to dismantle for transport.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 06:51 AM
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....it says '3' recommended 8-15g servos,

This is good news to me, I don't use Rudder anyways:-)
(so I guess its Elevator, Ailerons only). I like it like that.
SIMPLE and does its' job!
(rudder channel is my 'panning' camera channel).

p.s.
for those that ordered, what POWER SETUP are you guys using?
(ie....motor? prop.?) I have some Graupner 11x6 and 12x6 folders waiting to be used.

Are you all going for efficiency or all out power?

I can't wait to see if this does can carry 4s-10000mah+
(thats one heavy Lipo)
ie....

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._4S1P_30C.html
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 07:38 AM
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So on the servos, is it 8g to 15g size servos it will take?
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:05 AM
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This looks great, what's the average shipping charge to the US? I love the ability to dismantle for transport.
$84.00 Shipping to Texas!

Thats ridiculous! Whos' going to pay $90 shipping for $150 item?
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:39 AM
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ouch...I didn't go through the whole sign up process but I figured the price would be high. At this point, that's to much. I know shipping from the far east can be pricey, that's just a tad on the high side, but about 40 bucks. I'm not into FPV flying at this point, just a camera or two for filming, but I'll wait to see what the reviews look like.
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