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Old Mar 26, 2008, 08:10 PM
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It would be nice if it was "available" in any form to us stateside dudes!
Maybe by late April, from what I hear rumored down at the LHS.

We had one come in, but it sold pretty fast, they should be back in stock from what I hear, middle of April.

http://www.ronlund.com/Merchant2/mer...ode=SRBQUARK-C

The one we got had a tx, but we are supposed to be getting some without.
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Old Mar 26, 2008, 08:16 PM
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how much?
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I am new to these forums, and looking forward to getting to know/learning much from you all. I feel very fortunate to be able to participate in a community full of generous, like minded individuals..
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 09:32 PM
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Canadian Quark has arrived!

I couldn't wait, so I ordered from Udisco Montreal. For the heli, extra skid, extra sed of both blades and express shipping the total was 540.00

I just got it tonight, so the battery is charging now. I also took the training gear from my Lama and
put it on.

Andy
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 10:50 PM
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Hey Andy, that is great to hear you picked one up. You are definately going to enjoy it. I would recommend you take one set of main blades and try the tape fix otherwise you may go through blades real quick. I just used some clear duct tape and it worked excellent.(check out my previous posts) The extra weight will make the heli fly a little different but for hovering around the house you will save a lot of blades. When you are able to buy parts in the US definately pick up another Lipo, otherwise you will get very impatient waiting for the one to charge

Cheers
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Old Apr 01, 2008, 04:45 PM
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Test Flight?

had a lot of nose spin to the left and surprisingly body drift to the right. Because I am Mr RTF I was a bit hesitant to start tweaking the internal workings. Any suggestions? This little sucker is fast!
Andy
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Old Apr 01, 2008, 08:00 PM
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great that you have the Quark, Andy

the quark needs abit of more 'fingering' than the lama.
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Old Apr 01, 2008, 09:06 PM
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Received mine yesterday also. Amazing little machine that just oozes Hirobo quality. Put about 12 flights on it so far, including one outside in a 5kph breeze and had a smile on my face every time.

Mine took about 6 clicks of forward trim and 5 of left, and I still haven't centered the gyro up as I seem to go too far one way or the other when adjusting it. Tomorrow I'll work on getting it dialed right in and set the servo subtrims also.

I also ordered some Thunder Power 2S 480 batteries, as the Hirobo lipo is simply too rich for my blood. The factory batt is 30.5g and the TP's are 24g, so even with a couple of connectors added in I should be a few grams lighter and $40 richer. I'll update as soon as I have some definite info on this.

Overall I'm extremely pleased with the SRB. After selling my XRB a couple of years ago I've missed having an indoor heli, and the added capability of the SRB makes it well worth the investment for me.
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Old Apr 02, 2008, 02:57 AM
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Hi Guys

Here are some pictures of a Hirobo Airwolf fuselage 4,043 sold in Tokyo,
which is for XRB-SR Airwolf, and is used in the reformation
of SRB. 35g weight. Hirobo have the permission of selling this fuse
only in Japan from Universal Studios (written on the box).
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Old Apr 02, 2008, 06:31 AM
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Ah that would explain the airwolf fuselage not escaping eastern shores. Thanks K2.
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Old Apr 02, 2008, 02:31 PM
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I was surfing and came across this:
https://www.fxaeromodels.com//produc...oducts_id=4593

Worded as if its in stock.

I haven't been following this thread that closely, so I'm not sure if it has become more available and this is old news. If so sorry.

Bill
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Old Apr 03, 2008, 12:44 PM
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Quark Main Blades

Does anyone know of a hobby shop that has the extra blades in stock. I went through quite a few before I did the tape fix. My flying isn't the greatest! I don't mind ordering in Canada.

Thanks,
Andy
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Old Apr 03, 2008, 09:00 PM
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Andy, you can find parts for the SRB at https://www.udisco.com/hobbies/inv/HIRR07.HTM Main blades are $18.72USD and tail rotors are $10.40USD.

I've done a bunch more hovering practice with mine, and am still totally impressed with it. With the furnace blowing in the shop it keeps it moving around just enough to be challenging, and I'm not living in constant fear of crashing like I always was with my T-Rex. I balanced and tracked the blades, and dialed in the servo subtrims and gyro to (almost) perfection and with the furnace off it'll hover hands off for almost 45 seconds before the air currents move it too close to a wall. I'll take it to the golf dome tomorrow and gym on Monday to see how it does in those environments.

Tried the Thunder Power 480 batteries in it today, and they're definitely the way to go for more flight time. At a full 5 grams lighter than the stock batt and less than half the price there's no downside that I can see. Currently I've just spliced in some JST connectors to adapt to the existing plugs, but I think I've found the correct Molex connectors that'll clean things up in the wiring department.

I also found a nice small toolbox that holds and organizes everything. Not much protection against drops or rough handling, but as a travel case it'll work quite well I think.
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Old Apr 03, 2008, 10:29 PM
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Blades

I called Udisco today and spoke with Mark. I ordered the extra blades and a battery. I am a happy guy now!
Andy
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Old Apr 04, 2008, 11:41 AM
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add some foam and cut it and lay the heli on its side in that case.

Anyword on US release? I want the one without the radio. Also would be nice if someone could help us import airwolf body.
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