E-Flite's New P-51B Platinum Series Mustang. - Page 158 - RC Groups
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Mar 15, 2012, 03:55 PM
It's Not Too Windy...Man Up
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Originally Posted by Cr@sh
I can't believe the kits now $149 ...2-3 weeks ago I payed $250 ....LOL.... ya know how much paint that can buy

2-3 weeks ago the retail price was $179.99. Where did you pay $250.00?
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Mar 15, 2012, 05:35 PM
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Hobbyzone has this for $ 139.
Mar 15, 2012, 05:46 PM
"Die with the ball centered.."
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If anyone's interested in a spare fuse I have two for sale in the Classified Airplanes Electric FS/W.
Dick
Mar 15, 2012, 06:28 PM
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I grabbed one at Willis hobby here in NY. It was on shelf a few weeks and I kept having to bite my lip walking away, I finally bought after he said give me $250, ....#2 will be Horizon directly since that's where he get his stock.
I just returned home with my ram strobe lights he ordered and the struts came yesterday from amazon. I can't say how much I put into this bird but it makes me very happy.
I'm eager to fly this one..... so for now, just the little touches for fun while the second gets the bling.
I'm thinking the power 46 or maybe a scorpion because I'd like to go with swinging a 13x8 or 4 blade, if I locate a good performing prop for my second Mustang.
Can anyone tell me what or were these two black covers that look like gun barrels ? They came in package with muffler manifolds. I did not see them with the instructions like the manifolds.
Last edited by Cr@sh; Mar 17, 2012 at 08:23 PM.
Mar 15, 2012, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by ManTownMedia
Hobbyzone has this for $ 139.
Now it's starting to work on me ...$139 ... .......I always shop on impulse and need to curb that behavior ....... before I'm broke and living in a refrigerator box
Mar 15, 2012, 06:52 PM
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So that's what the "B" stands for!
Mar 15, 2012, 06:58 PM
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he he he ..now thats a good one
Mar 15, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Cr@sh
I can't believe the kits now $149 ...2-3 weeks ago I payed $250 ....LOL.... ya know how much paint that can buy
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Originally Posted by ALL American
2-3 weeks ago the retail price was $179.99. Where did you pay $250.00?
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Originally Posted by Cr@sh
I grabbed one at Willis hobby here in NY. It was on shelf a few weeks and I kept having to bite my lip walking away, I finally bought after he said give me $250, no tax.
C...it's to bad Willis Hobby took advantage of you, as you didn't know of the price decrease, although it doesn't really suprise me they did that.....I stopped going there years ago.
Mar 15, 2012, 10:47 PM
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Tony, I know Ken well and I bet even he did not know the price went down. He purposely would not do that to me. I'll bring it up next time I hit LHS and I'm sure he'll make it up. I know plenty that stopped going there cause it's pricey. I, on the other hand get the hookup and know everyone personally..... and got dirt on everyone so.... Blackmail works fine when a new release is out of price range There a great group of guys but bizz is bizz and I know about his overhead....today is ruff and he says his online orders are now surpassing store purchases. Man, I just can't crunch the numbers I spend on this hobby or then I'd have to give it up . Maybe I'll collect gold coins as a hobby, it might turn out cheaper
Mar 15, 2012, 10:47 PM
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What's this plane, like about 1/8 scale....scale up that stall speed and your coming in at 240 mph.......spare shorts required lol
Nice!
Mar 16, 2012, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Cr@sh
Tony, I know Ken well and I bet even he did not know the price went down. He purposely would not do that to me. I'll bring it up next time I hit LHS and I'm sure he'll make it up. I know plenty that stopped going there cause it's pricey. I, on the other hand get the hookup and know everyone personally..... and got dirt on everyone so.... Blackmail works fine when a new release is out of price range There a great group of guys but bizz is bizz and I know about his overhead....today is ruff and he says his online orders are now surpassing store purchases. Man, I just can't crunch the numbers I spend on this hobby or then I'd have to give it up . Maybe I'll collect gold coins as a hobby, it might turn out cheaper
C....Since you know Ken and the guy's at Willis very well, im sure after you explain the price decrease.... he'll do the right thing for you next time.
I personally never got jammed by them, but of course we all hear stories...and I do agree...they are pricey...and in some cases the internet with shipping is still less expensive then buying from them paying list price and tax......

On another note.....at the new reduced price of $139.99 I ordered another "B"...
Mar 16, 2012, 11:54 AM
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On the hobbyzone.com web site, the wing set is at 159 while the plane is 139...funny how it does not make sense.

I like your busty pilot - where did you get that one?
Mar 16, 2012, 12:02 PM
One more flight...
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I like your busty pilot - where did you get that one?
That pilot is made by slimline.
Mar 16, 2012, 09:00 PM
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hi capt.
I use styrene for side panels, seat , floor ,and balsa for other panels.I made the levers on the throttle quadrant move just for the hell of it [not that you can see].I also did the oxygen hose the way you suggested.I also made the floor removable and attached the side panels to the canopy section.Just need to madien it know.FINGERS CROSSED.
Mar 16, 2012, 09:37 PM
"Die with the ball centered.."
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hi capt.
I use styrene for side panels, seat , floor ,and balsa for other panels.I made the levers on the throttle quadrant move just for the hell of it [not that you can see].I also did the oxygen hose the way you suggested.I also made the floor removable and attached the side panels to the canopy section.Just need to madien it know.FINGERS CROSSED.
Excellent job....
Best of luck with your maiden, but I'm sure you'll fine. I need to maiden mine yet when weather and a decision on location is made.
Let us know how it goes.
Keep your RPMS's up

Dick


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