View Poll Results: Slick of SHP
51" AJ slick 14 73.68%
55" extra SHP 5 26.32%
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Mar 22, 2009, 12:10 PM
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3D hobby shop 51" slick or 55" SHP?


i want something that flys like a big plane and is a mix of imac and all out 3D
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Mar 22, 2009, 12:13 PM
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oops, *Slick OR SHP not slick of SHP
Mar 22, 2009, 12:30 PM
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Either one will work very well for you. Choose the Slick if you want to use 3S or 4s batteries up to about 2500-2700. Choose the Extra (or 55" Edge) if you want to use 4S-5S batteries 3200-4000mah. Big difference in total setup price there.
Mar 22, 2009, 01:00 PM
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Ditto, both flies great. Just decide it on the setup availability and cost.
Mar 22, 2009, 01:05 PM
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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...trunner_/_720W

how well would this motor work in the slick?
Mar 22, 2009, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by appleflyer
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...trunner_/_720W

how well would this motor work in the slick?
It's your money but I wouldn't use a HC motor.
Mar 22, 2009, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ipsmotors
It's your money but I wouldn't use a HC motor.
ive used turnigys and they are pretty good. but i think i will go with the torque setup
Mar 22, 2009, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by ipsmotors
It's your money but I wouldn't use a HC motor.
Nothing wrong (IMO) saving your pennies X amount longer and getting known, verified quality.
Mar 22, 2009, 01:52 PM
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For the most part, HC Batt (Zippies / Rhinos) are proven quantity. However HC motors are still an unknown quantity. So it all depends on how "brave" you are and how willing you'd be in loosing your plane over motor failure .

Reaper, Torque, Hackers, now they are all proven quantity, and setup as recommended, you should have a trouble free operation.
Mar 22, 2009, 05:06 PM
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I've had several HC motors, seems like 5 out of 7 of them work very well.....I have one turnigy with a couple hundred flights, no problems. I've had a couple that wouldn't work. I've had a lot of trouble with the ESC, but great luck with the Zippy's

I have a 55" SHP with a GR 60 on zippy 4s, 4,000 mah that I really like to fly. It also handles the South Dakota winds fairly well compared to my 47" SR and Velox. My brother has a 51" Slick that is great too. I think the SHP might be a bit smoother and the Slick more violent.

I think once you get one, you'll end-up with both anyway.
Mar 23, 2009, 09:29 AM
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ok, one thing im worried about with the slick is i want to use Rhino 2350mah 4s parks but it seems like the run time would not be good when its pulling 60a at full throttle.
Mar 23, 2009, 09:31 AM
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ok, one thing im worried about with the slick is i want to use Rhino 2350mah 4s parks but it seems like the run time would not be good when its pulling 60a at full throttle.
From my understanding, it's not really a "full throttle" kind of plane.
Mar 23, 2009, 09:40 AM
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neither is the shp for that matter
Mar 23, 2009, 09:45 AM
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Plenty of us fly the Slick on 4S 2200 on a regular basis...not sure why it wouldn't work for you as well.
Mar 23, 2009, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by AllBread
From my understanding, it's not really a "full throttle" kind of plane.
yes i know that, but even at half throttle it seems that the flight time wouldn't be that good


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