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Old Jun 29, 2012, 08:25 PM
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+100 on 3DHS CUSTOMER SERVICE. I was saying in a previous post that I havent heard back from them after my email. I TOTALLY STAND CORRECTED AND APOLOGIZE as it appears I wasnt getting my emails on my google acct and its already been sent out (even after Noll requested pics that I didnt send due to no email) NOLL, BEN, AMY AND CREW YOU GUYS ROCK......Another paycheck coming your way!!!!
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Just joined the Extra club! I have wanted one of these for a long time and finally pulled the trigger with the 4th of July coupon. I do have question, the wing tube is really tight. Did I read somewhere that you could use Pam to make it slide better?
Old Jun 30, 2012, 08:23 PM
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Just joined the Extra club! I have wanted one of these for a long time and finally pulled the trigger with the 4th of July coupon. I do have question, the wing tube is really tight. Did I read somewhere that you could use Pam to make it slide better?
Or talcum powder...

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Old Jun 30, 2012, 09:42 PM
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Just joined the Extra club! I have wanted one of these for a long time and finally pulled the trigger with the 4th of July coupon. I do have question, the wing tube is really tight. Did I read somewhere that you could use Pam to make it slide better?
Where are you flying at? I know we've talked before but we should get together and fly. Ramona Park is where I like to fly but the 57" feels a bit big there.

Jay
Old Jul 01, 2012, 02:01 AM
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Just joined the Extra club! I have wanted one of these for a long time and finally pulled the trigger with the 4th of July coupon. I do have question, the wing tube is really tight. Did I read somewhere that you could use Pam to make it slide better?
Tighter than a Hebrew at a flea market. It "wears in" after a few on-off cycles of the wings.
Old Jul 01, 2012, 08:40 AM
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Where are you flying at? I know we've talked before but we should get together and fly. Ramona Park is where I like to fly but the 57" feels a bit big there.

Jay
We should get together, I have flown there a few times with another guy off of RCG.

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Tighter than a Hebrew at a flea market. It "wears in" after a few on-off cycles of the wings.
Old Jul 01, 2012, 08:57 AM
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I'm lucky to fly with RCDrum, a 3DHS team pilot, every weekend. The 57" SC is his "workhorse" and he's on his fifth one. Yesterday he was scraping the wing tips doing rollers down the runway! THEN a minute later he had somekind of brownout and it did the lawndart of death! We were both heartbroke. I sure hope he can find a new motorbox! It's amazing how tough these planes are! We were expecting total destruction, looks like a motorbox and popsicle sticks will get her in the air.
Old Jul 01, 2012, 10:57 AM
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I'm lucky to fly with RCDrum, a 3DHS team pilot, every weekend. The 57" SC is his "workhorse" and he's on his fifth one. Yesterday he was scraping the wing tips doing rollers down the runway! THEN a minute later he had somekind of brownout and it did the lawndart of death! We were both heartbroke. I sure hope he can find a new motorbox! It's amazing how tough these planes are! We were expecting total destruction, looks like a motorbox and popsicle sticks will get her in the air.
Did he have vinyl on it yet? lol .... I remember he was going through a rough patch about a year and a half ago, were as soon as he put on some of Rob's vinyl, the plane went in I hope that streak isn't coming back.

He's awesome to watch fly!
Old Jul 02, 2012, 01:11 AM
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+100 on 3DHS CUSTOMER SERVICE. I was saying in a previous post that I havent heard back from them after my email. I TOTALLY STAND CORRECTED AND APOLOGIZE as it appears I wasnt getting my emails on my google acct and its already been sent out (even after Noll requested pics that I didnt send due to no email) NOLL, BEN, AMY AND CREW YOU GUYS ROCK......Another paycheck coming your way!!!!
Great to hear a positive story!

Thanks for posting and hope to hear a bunch more.
Old Jul 02, 2012, 08:09 AM
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I like the violent stuff!
No the plane was naked. And the sad part is, it was a failure, not bad piloting. I lost my 51" Slick in the same spot doing the same thing a while back. I guess the natural thing to do is look down at the TX, yeah I got the right inputs! It's a shame when it's a failure!!! Been watching Robert fly for years, he's flying better than ever. Sure hope he can find a motorbox and get her back in the air. A joy to watch- wing tip scrape into a tail drag into a hover is a typical day for Robert and his SC.
Old Jul 02, 2012, 01:31 PM
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Got a flight in this morning. I got six new packs the other day, got Deans connectors soldered on last night. I took the new packs and 2 old ones, so I could compare, and I'll be damned if I didn't forget to put Velcro on the new ones. LOL
I didn't wanna risk ejecting one mid-flight, so I just flew the old pack and came home. I'll fly the new packs this evening after it cools down some.
Old Jul 02, 2012, 09:59 PM
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No the plane was naked. And the sad part is, it was a failure, not bad piloting. I lost my 51" Slick in the same spot doing the same thing a while back. I guess the natural thing to do is look down at the TX, yeah I got the right inputs! It's a shame when it's a failure!!! Been watching Robert fly for years, he's flying better than ever. Sure hope he can find a motorbox and get her back in the air. A joy to watch- wing tip scrape into a tail drag into a hover is a typical day for Robert and his SC.
Was it out at el Toro? On the left hand side of the field?
Old Jul 02, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Selling a full 6s electronics setup for a 57 to fund some car repairs. Figured i would let you guys have first chance at them.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1683940
Old Jul 03, 2012, 07:31 AM
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Selling a full 6s electronics setup for a 57 to fund some car repairs. Figured i would let you guys have first chance at them.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1683940
Man... If you were just a week earlier I'd have bought this.
Old Jul 03, 2012, 07:53 AM
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I like the violent stuff!
We fly at El Torro, now the Great Park. It happened right in front of the pilots stations. Saw him at the club meeting last night and he said it was worse than it looked at the field. Wouldn't it be great if all the electronic stuff we use was really bullit proof and there were no failures!!!


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