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Old Jan 11, 2008, 05:22 PM
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ww.ejf.com has them availalbe now, also. Ready to ship today.

Have any of the EB's received theirs? (I didn't order EB, saving my $$ for the U2 )
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 07:01 PM
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I have no comment on the EB kits, however after participating in 3 of the 6 or so EB kit runs... I believe the EB program should be done away with in favor of full resources applied to get the main run of kits onto US and UK soil faster.

This J-10 production has come around very fast, and I am proud of GWS for doing so. It means more to me than an Early Bird program.

At every one of my past EB purchases, I just didn't feel fulfilled enough to justify anything more than $30 extra shipping charge.

-Chris
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 07:17 PM
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Ejf has them?? AAAH! I haven't finished the A-4 yet!!!

I do however have a fan/motor/controller waiting for it.......
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 08:06 PM
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Cam, What is that monster?

Jason
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 08:29 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blueplane
AFAIK, Mr lin said that the EB J-10 kits will
come with a free powerful brushless motor.
So Even if the EB kits comes late, there is a free lunch from GWS

Only EB get free motor to reward they support GWS so much!

EB kits with high power motor were EMS a few days ago.

So, EB will receive J-10 NPS with free motor soon. Except some one they choice give up free motor!
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by crxmanpat
Well, considering we (the EBs) are paying more than $50 in shipping fees, that motor is not so free after all (powered kit is $100 with free shipping, I paid $115 after shipping fees added). I must say that the fact Caliber now has them in stock and for sale is disappointing. I thought the EB kits were delayed because we were waiting on a revised inrunner. Did the Caliber kits go out with the older version inrunner?

Even still, it's a shame that I would most likely be able to pick one up at the AMA Convention tomorrow before I even get my EB shipping notice. If this will be the trend I may also skip on future EB offerings as Caliber will most likely get them at the same time or earlier.

Pat
New 4th Gen. motor just done a few days ago.

The J-10 in container do not come with new motor.

The new motor had many add on cost. GWS will consider to rise up this 4th Gen. new motor price to be $60. This new motor just go with EB kits to be on the road.
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 09:05 PM
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I hope the new motor in the EB J-10 I get lasts longer than the one in my EB A-4 kit . On 3rd flight 3 min. into the flight,it quit mid flight, dead stick landing. The motor smoked ,fan housing melted ,rotor might be reuseable. The setup was stk. fan balanced , 75amp Align ESC,med timing , 2 - 3s 2250 25c loogmax batteries in parallel 11volts 40-42 amps 480-460 watts .Flies so nice! I need a new motor and fan housing.Anybody know were I can get one ?
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 01:40 AM
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The one I got at the IMS / AMA show in Ontario was w/o motor. I have a WeMoTec Minifan 480 with a Het-RC 25-2W on 6S for it, so I will do some testing with it in the plane soon.

The 30cm^2 intake looks a bit on the small side for a 69mm fan, with a longish intake duct. I hope to close that gaping cheater hole completely.

More pictures of mine here:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=799819&pp=100

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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:05 AM
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Herb get' er' done. I will be watching what can be done to close the cheater up. I done mind cheaters when its absolutely necissary. But if we can get away without them then yes please .

Jason
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:19 AM
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The Mail man left a notice of my EB J-10 . I did not hear him . I will have to go to the post office to pick it up on Monday now. Do I put the fan from the J -10 in the A-4 so I can fly it, or hurry and build the J-10 to fly???
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 01:44 PM
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Wish to see you guys will be happy with GWS J-10.
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:57 PM
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Wish to see you guys will be happy with GWS J-10.
Hello!
I think I will be more happy with the speedy wing!!!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=729456
please hurry up Mr. Lin!!!
Bye,
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 09:51 PM
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Just got my shipping notice today. From the tracking info, the item has already been released from Kuala Lumpur Customs on 2008-1-11. Should be getting it today.

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Old Jan 13, 2008, 11:37 PM
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I just got my tracking email. My GWS J-10 has also cleared customs, in Sydney, so I should get it today or tomorrow.

According to the tracking site the EMS parcel was dispatched from China at 6:00PM on the 9 Jan.

Ken
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 11:53 PM
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Well, I have had so many items going thru Customs that the officer usually calls me when there is something that I need to go to claim. Anyway, I didn't wait for his call and called him instead. He said the item has bee released and I will get it tomorrow thru the usual delivery system, or I can come to pick it up immediately.

Well, what do you think I did? I was in front of him within 5 minutes!

Uh... now how do I sneek it into the house without alerting the missus?

chewy
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