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Old Nov 25, 2010, 04:32 PM
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Todd,

If you snap a boom you have bigger problems to fix. I would just run a piece of CF tube from the tail to the nose.

As for servos you can make any of the typical servos fit with a hobby knife in less than five minutes.
Thanks Prof100, That's what I got in my EZ*'s (3) I want to apologize to this group for being a bit of a hot head last night. That's not me. I love hobbies and they all have their quirks we have to work around. I got 15 years doing cars, electric, nitro you name it. Again sincere apologies. Appears to be a very nice EZ clone.

I'm gonna put a 2200kv HeadsRUp(?) 30 amp turnigy and one of many 2200 batteries.

Should I trust the stickers or are the control rods glued in?

Again, apologies and hope to contribute here. I will start this assembly tomorrow.

Also, the washers I read were in the nose came in a bag so I can shore up my washing machines balance with them (lol).

AJ, my apologies abound, thanks for turning me on to this! Really thanks!

I love the canopy notch with magnets. Nice touch.

Todd
Just need to learn how to fly with ailerons (LOL)
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Old Nov 25, 2010, 04:37 PM
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I give Todd a week and it will look like this.
Dang Gene I'm trying to make some new friends here!

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!

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Old Nov 25, 2010, 04:44 PM
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I give Todd a week and it will look like this.
Hey, believe it or not that Easy flys straight and true. I kid you not!

My piloting skills may be suspect but I can patch together the ugliest of the uglies!

Hmm, so why do I keep buying new planes?

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Old Nov 25, 2010, 05:12 PM
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Dang Gene I'm trying to make some new friends here!

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!

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Hey, believe it or not that Easy flys straight and true. I kid you not!

My piloting skills may be suspect but I can patch together the ugliest of the uglies!

Hmm, so why do I keep buying new planes?

Todd
No sweat Todd, we're all friends here.

Besides, they all look the same at 500ft.
Old Nov 25, 2010, 05:17 PM
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Thanks Prof100, That's what I got in my EZ*'s (3) I want to apologize to this group for being a bit of a hot head last night. That's not me. I love hobbies and they all have their quirks we have to work around. I got 15 years doing cars, electric, nitro you name it. Again sincere apologies. Appears to be a very nice EZ clone.

I'm gonna put a 2200kv HeadsRUp(?) 30 amp turnigy and one of many 2200 batteries.

Should I trust the stickers or are the control rods glued in?

Again, apologies and hope to contribute here. I will start this assembly tomorrow.

Also, the washers I read were in the nose came in a bag so I can shore up my washing machines balance with them (lol).

AJ, my apologies abound, thanks for turning me on to this! Really thanks!

I love the canopy notch with magnets. Nice touch.

Todd
Just need to learn how to fly with ailerons (LOL)
Todd,

As said before, we are all friends. i have my less than stellar days where I impersonate my evil twin and post things that in hindsight I wish I had not.

You are going to enjoy the Skysurfer.

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Old Nov 25, 2010, 05:30 PM
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No sweat Todd, we're all friends here.

Besides, they all look the same at 500ft.
500 FEET!!!

Dang, I thought you all said 50 FEET!!

So now we know the rest of the story.

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Old Nov 27, 2010, 01:39 AM
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The negotiations are getting closer. The big challenge is not the price, but the language. It looks like we agree that I will get 1 carton (12) of Sky Surfers V2 Arf BL for $480 + $30 shipping. So, I will sell them for $44 (plus actual shipping costs) and make a whole $1.50 on each plane. If I live to be 211 years old, I will have a nice nest egg. I have 7 of them sold already. But, don't everyone send me money all at once. I have to make sure that they really are as advertised V2 & BL. But, if you want to get on the list, you can PM me and I will add you to the list. Again, the transaction is not finished with them until I give them my money and I get the planes. She said I would get them in 5-7 days (I'll believe that when I see it). So, things are moving along great. And, maybe BEVRC will get some planes in, too. Obviously, this is a courtesy deal for me just so we don't have to deal with BH. She said I could stock any number of parts that I wanted, but the minimum of each item would be 12 parts. I don't plan on going into business, so that does not effect the current plan IF BEVRC gets stocked up.
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Old Nov 27, 2010, 01:55 AM
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The negotiations are getting closer. The big challenge is not the price, but the language. It looks like we agree that I will get 1 carton (12) of Sky Surfers V2 Arf BL for $480 + $30 shipping. So, I will sell them for $44 (plus actual shipping costs) and make a whole $1.50 on each plane. If I live to be 211 years old, I will have a nice nest egg. I have 7 of them sold already. But, don't everyone send me money all at once. I have to make sure that they really are as advertised V2 & BL. But, if you want to get on the list, you can PM me and I will add you to the list. Again, the transaction is not finished with them until I give them my money and I get the planes. She said I would get them in 5-7 days (I'll believe that when I see it). So, things are moving along great. And, maybe BEVRC will get some planes in, too. Obviously, this is a courtesy deal for me just so we don't have to deal with BH. She said I could stock any number of parts that I wanted, but the minimum of each item would be 12 parts. I don't plan on going into business, so that does not effect the current plan IF BEVRC gets stocked up.
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AJ,

Thanks for doing all the work for us. I do, however, have a suggestion. You need to establish a rule that you are not going to warranty the planes. So, if J Power sends you some stinkers and let's say, I get one, I would not expect you to warranty the plane.

By the way, are you dealing directly with the factory (i.e., J-Power) in China or the Exporter in Illinois?

Bill
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Money problem.


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AJ,

Thanks for doing all the work for us. I do, however, have a suggestion. You need to establish a rule that you are not going to warranty the planes. So, if J Power sends you some stinkers and let's say, I get one, I would not expect you to warranty the plane.

By the way, are you dealing directly with the factory (i.e., J-Power) in China or the Exporter in Illinois?

Bill
I am working with the largest wholesaler/distributor in China (at least, that is what they claim). I have dealt with them years ago on computer stuff and found them to be very reliable. I don't have any idea how well they handle complaints, faulty merchandise, DOA's, etc. because I have never had a problem with them. Anyhow, that is all the info I have on them. Oh, another problem just popped up. It is very difficult to pay them. I have a choice of T/T (whatever that is), moneygram, or Telegram. NO paypal. So, I have to handle that this weekend, too.
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Old Nov 27, 2010, 02:36 AM
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I am working with the largest wholesaler/distributor in China (at least, that is what they claim). I have dealt with them years ago on computer stuff and found them to be very reliable. I don't have any idea how well they handle complaints, faulty merchandise, DOA's, etc. because I have never had a problem with them. Anyhow, that is all the info I have on them. Oh, another problem just popped up. It is very difficult to pay them. I have a choice of T/T (whatever that is), moneygram, or Telegram. NO paypal. So, I have to handle that this weekend, too.
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AJ,

TT is telegraphic transfer.

http://www.smartchinasourcing.com/pa...d-payment.html

By the way, version 1 or version 2 is OK with me. V2 is preferred but either will fly the same.

Bill
Old Nov 27, 2010, 03:22 AM
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Everybody wants a % of the action.


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AJ,

TT is telegraphic transfer.

http://www.smartchinasourcing.com/pa...d-payment.html

By the way, version 1 or version 2 is OK with me. V2 is preferred but either will fly the same.

Bill
Thanks for the link. It makes sense. I bear 100% of the risk. I called my bank and they said I had to come in the branch to make the transfer. The guy on the phone (Wells Fargo) was not real clear on the charges because I have a very large balance with them. He seemed to think that it would cost me $30 (gulp) to make the transfer. Heck, moneygram would only charge me $15. Anyhow, I have a hard time believing they (Wells) would charge me anything based on the years I have been with them and the large balances that I carry. Ah well, I will know more tomorrow when I go in and set up the xfer. But, if it is $30 - heck with that. I will find a cheaper way. Oh, the planes are allegedly V2.
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Old Nov 27, 2010, 08:08 AM
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Old Nov 27, 2010, 11:27 AM
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Gotta have them washers.


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Did you order a case of washers too?
Extras. Lots. Gonna send them to you to balance your workbench (wash mach)
On another deal though. I can custom order them however I want them - with/without wings, motor, tail feathers, accessories bag, etc. I suppose I could order them without the washers since I am going to order ARF's whenever I get the deal nailed down.
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AJ,

TT is telegraphic transfer.

http://www.smartchinasourcing.com/pa...d-payment.html

By the way, version 1 or version 2 is OK with me. V2 is preferred but either will fly the same.

Bill
I really need a picture of a V2 canopy for the folks I am working with. I am having a severe language problem. If you could post a picture, I would sure appreciate it. TIA.
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Did you order a case of washers too?
Do you perhaps have a picture of the V2 canopy that you can post? Or, anyone else? TIA
I saw a picture somewhere and now I can't find it anywhere.
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