View Poll Results: Which DW do/have you own/owned?
DW 28" kit 62 10.49%
DW SKUA 29 4.91%
DW 38" kit 177 29.95%
DW 48" kit 156 26.40%
DW 55" kit 71 12.01%
DW Pylon Racer 9 1.52%
Never owned one 208 35.19%
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Old Mar 14, 2012, 05:31 AM
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i couldn't resist. Just purchased a 48" Yak 54. Then i picked up another 40" Juka.

LOL. I love my 25% balsa planes but there's nothing like taking my DW to the park 2 minutes from my house and not worrying about crashing it.
I am with ya on that one. I also live like 3 minutes away from a Local Park and it's such a relief to not always have to go to a Dedicated Flying field. I can just bring my Foamies to park and have just as much fun,..

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Old Mar 14, 2012, 09:49 AM
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i couldn't resist. Just purchased a 48" Yak 54. Then i picked up another 40" Juka.

LOL. I love my 25% balsa planes but there's nothing like taking my DW to the park 2 minutes from my house and not worrying about crashing it.
For the flying I do, I really wouldn't want anything else
Old Mar 14, 2012, 10:03 AM
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i'm really interested to see the difference between the 40 and 48 inch models. I've only had 40" DWs up to now. Mike said people often tell him the 48s fly like a 40% model.
Old Mar 14, 2012, 11:19 AM
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i'm really interested to see the difference between the 40 and 48 inch models. I've only had 40" DWs up to now. Mike said people often tell him the 48s fly like a 40% model.
Yep,the 48s fly pretty close to a 40%er.they are crazy floaty and handle the wind better
Old Mar 14, 2012, 11:33 AM
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i'm really interested to see the difference between the 40 and 48 inch models. I've only had 40" DWs up to now. Mike said people often tell him the 48s fly like a 40% model.
Like Santiago said, and I say, they are a ton of fun to fly. I haven't had my 48" out in a while, been playing wth smaller stuff. But when I do it is SWEET!

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Old Mar 14, 2012, 04:44 PM
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i'm really interested to see the difference between the 40 and 48 inch models. I've only had 40" DWs up to now. Mike said people often tell him the 48s fly like a 40% model.
That is true. In fact it may be worth considering moving up to the 55" model. Either the Yak or the Baf genx. Now those are a joy to Fly. It's like a Giant Foamy. Once u get one, you will be hooked.
Old Mar 14, 2012, 09:05 PM
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That is true. In fact it may be worth considering moving up to the 55" model. Either the Yak or the Baf genx. Now those are a joy to Fly. It's like a Giant Foamy. Once u get one, you will be hooked.
Too late to do a 55". I already have the y54 48" on the way. And another 40" Juka
Old Mar 14, 2012, 09:09 PM
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The 48" is actually pretty big i must say. i flew one and it was almost the same feel as the 55".....i am also considering the Y54 48" since i never actually owned one. Did you get the electric package from DWfoamies? as well? Motor, servos, esc,,etc?
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 01:44 AM
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got the airframe, Landing gear, and motor from DW. But I'm using my own servos and ESC (HS-65MGs and ZTW). I was originally thinking of the extra. But Mike said the Y54 is very neutral when setup correctly and a great platform to fine tune those rollers
Old Mar 15, 2012, 03:07 PM
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got the airframe, Landing gear, and motor from DW. But I'm using my own servos and ESC (HS-65MGs and ZTW). I was originally thinking of the extra. But Mike said the Y54 is very neutral when setup correctly and a great platform to fine tune those rollers
Mike is right, you will be thrilled, I'm sure
Old Mar 15, 2012, 03:32 PM
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Mike is right, you will be thrilled, I'm sure
I agree!!
Old Mar 15, 2012, 04:57 PM
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2nd that
Old Mar 15, 2012, 07:19 PM
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3rd. I learned slow and low rollers on a DW Yak 54.
Old Mar 15, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Hitec eclipse 7 and 4 hs-65mg's ordered. Waiting for e-mail back from Mike about advice on which 9mm 48" kit I'm going to buy. Can't wait
Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:50 PM
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Can't go wrong with any of them,they all fly amazing !!!


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