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Old Jul 18, 2010, 10:05 PM
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will this fit the Mustang too?
Yep, I'm not going to bother with the ebay ##. I have them cheeper here

Email Karlhoyer@att.net for the P-51
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Old Jul 18, 2010, 10:06 PM
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My LHS has two in stock, anyone want one?
MIne got 4 in 2 days ago
Old Jul 18, 2010, 11:25 PM
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There are plenty of places online that seem to have them in stock.

I am definitely a supporter of my LHS but I am also a victim
to getting things online especially if there is free shipping.
For instance, check out Ultimatehobbies.com (the are showing the F4F in stock and at a very decent price, + free shipping)
I use them quite a bit for getting the big items and then
use my LHS for the parts, etc.
At least I spread my money around.. (the little that I have)

BTW, Bajora...
Great pics back on page 5
Thanks for all of them.
Put me over the edge and ordered my F4F today.
Old Jul 19, 2010, 01:04 AM
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A couple of hours ago there was a pnp for sale in the fs/w section here. Imagine that.

//edit: Actually it's still there. 6 flights on it with a 5e and rx too.
Old Jul 19, 2010, 09:43 AM
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There are plenty of places online that seem to have them in stock.

...check out Ultimatehobbies.com (the are showing the F4F in stock and at a very decent price, + free shipping)
I use them quite a bit for getting the big items and then
use my LHS for the parts, etc.

Put me over the edge and ordered my F4F today.
I tried searching for "F4F Wildcat" on the Ultimatehobbies.com webpage...found it after realizing they don't have a pic for it up yet, just the link and product name! Thanks for the tip.

-Heli
Old Jul 19, 2010, 10:54 AM
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I tried searching for "F4F Wildcat" on the Ultimatehobbies.com webpage...found it after realizing they don't have a pic for it up yet, just the link and product name! Thanks for the tip.

-Heli
No problem!

Their site can be a little difficult to navigate but if u search most things are there! You can also look it up by the parkzone prouct number.
Old Jul 19, 2010, 06:44 PM
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I can now officially participate in this thread!

I picked mine up from Robbin's Hobbies in Glendale earlier today.

Assembly was very quick.

I am using the 11X in mine, at the moment.

I used the maximum throw I could get without stalling the servos and 10% Expo on Aileron and Elevator. I increased the rudder throw a bit.

The plan has enough power that it flew out of my hand with a gentle toss. It pulled a bit to one side at full throttle but flew very straight at about 3/4 throttle. It is very easy to fly. The rudder is nicely effective. It was fairly windy with some gusts but the plane did pretty well with it, even though it is quite light.

It is quite a bit faster than I thought it would be. I did get it to snap roll, something I don't do often and have not been able to do with the T-28 (I have not attempted it on the ME-109).

The timer was set for eight minutes (I think Dave said he flew his for eight minutes, so that is where I set the timer). I felt no reduction in power at the end of the eight minutes.

I am looking forward to flying it more, later this evening.

I think they have another winner on their hands!
Old Jul 19, 2010, 08:27 PM
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madiened mine as well in 15mph winds...she can take it if you can so dont be too scared to fly her if theres some wind. I agree with the faster then expected, even heading into the wind. Forgiving and nearly as agile as the P51 so I am going to mess with the throws.
Old Jul 19, 2010, 08:28 PM
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I can officially post in this thread now too! I got home to that wonderful message on my answering machine that my plane was in at the LHS. I just finished putting it all together. I went to the second hole from the last towards the rudder and elevator as the extra throw should make things more interesting. The maiden flight will hopefully be tomorrow night.

I'll be back to tell all!

Robbie
Old Jul 19, 2010, 08:54 PM
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I wish I had one of these.
Anyone put wheels on it yet?
where is the vid? :-)
Old Jul 19, 2010, 09:00 PM
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I have video but its mostly sky...my camera guy appoligized. LOL
Old Jul 19, 2010, 09:42 PM
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I posted this in the original thread. Some pics for size comparison.



Just picked mine up from the 60mi hike. Here she is next to some of my planes for a size comparison. I'll be replacing the 18amp ESC with either a Tbird 36 or and eflite 30amp since I have those lying around.



Freewing Skyblazer

3D Hobbyshop 47" SHP

My sons Mini Supercub
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Old Jul 19, 2010, 10:14 PM
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Teaser video, my camera guy's first attempt at tracking a plane...also he flew his first solo right before this so he was jazzed.

PZ F4F WildCat Maiden (1 min 20 sec)
Old Jul 19, 2010, 10:19 PM
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looks like it flies nice!
I want one but have to sell my 300 first.
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Old Jul 19, 2010, 10:22 PM
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it does, a little expo on the ailerons is needed if you have large throws (I moved mine to the second hole from the inside)


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