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Old Apr 11, 2012, 07:39 PM
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Hey all!
Got a video of my third flight of the Habu over the Easter break, love this bird!
Had to cut the flight short as something came loose in the cockpit area, turned out to be velcro flapping in the airflow.
Extreme Rc 80mm alloy Wemo 6s setup.
Used 2900mah out of 6000mah Nano. Plenty of punch and speed.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fdmx3Dkp4s
You used not even %50 of that pack on a 5min + flight?? WoW..
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 10:34 PM
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The video was about 5 min including taxi but the flight time was just over 3 min. should get about 6 min fly time
Old Apr 12, 2012, 12:17 AM
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SLING! Holy crap dude. That is one bad ass set up. How much was that power system? Soooooooo freaking bad ass. Sounds awesome and it looks a bit faster than stock. Any speeds taken with that set up? 6 Cells? Gawd I love that sound of the alloy.
Old Apr 12, 2012, 01:50 AM
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Ye covers some ground pretty quickly. Goin to get some better long runs on video over the weekend so we can estimate the speed. Fan and motor from Extreme Rc Australia.
80mm alloy Wemo fan combo 6s 2000 watt.
http://www.extremerc.com.au/estore/i...oducts_id=1140
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Old Apr 12, 2012, 10:24 AM
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New habu 2 out, I know it's foamy

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...-basic-PKZ7150
Old Apr 12, 2012, 10:27 AM
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Wow! Nice sound on your plane Sling.......thanks for video
Old Apr 12, 2012, 10:32 AM
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Nice video bro!
Old Apr 12, 2012, 11:47 AM
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Thanks, will try to get some more vid up shortly.
Old Apr 12, 2012, 01:29 PM
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New habu 2 out, I know it's foamy

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...-basic-PKZ7150
Well, it looks like a perfect replica of the Dynam Meteor (or is it the other way round ), roughly 3 times more expensive though...
Old Apr 12, 2012, 01:34 PM
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Well, it looks like a perfect replica of the Dynam Meteor (or is it the other way round ), roughly 3 times more expensive though...
But the flaps and retracts are a nice addition. It looks nice, though I'm glad they didn't copied the fabulous Habu 32 colors.
Old Apr 12, 2012, 02:43 PM
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Finally got to weigh my habu
7lbs 6 oz's , with
Jetfan 80
Arc 2080kv
Castle 100
6s 5000mah

How do these numbers match up ?
Old Apr 12, 2012, 06:02 PM
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That sounds pretty good. I am 7.4 with 8s 3300 mah with the Stu/HET combo and 1100 mah LiFe RX pack and a chunky CC ICE HV 120
Old Apr 12, 2012, 07:17 PM
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Steve
take it apart and fix it, they are very simple and easy to repair. I love these retracts they are very robust, I had a set in my 90mm F18 and beat the ever loving crap out them with hot landings and running off the runway and they are still going strong, they can get dirt up in them and jam take them apart and clean them real good. make sure the trunion moves freely clean off any flashings from the plastic and it should work great.
good luck!
Hi JC
I took the retract apart tonight and cleaned as you sugested. Its now workin again as new.
thanks for the advice as I was about to send it back for repair now I dont have to bother.
Cheers
Steve
Old Apr 13, 2012, 09:44 AM
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I kind of wish they would stop with this "Bind-N-Fly Basic" stuff, either make it BNF, or PNP, or at least those two, plus the basic version.
Old Apr 13, 2012, 01:33 PM
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Mine is 7 lb 3 oz with stock setup, Castle HV ESC, and 6S5000 45C nanotech. I installed Tam struts and a UBEC. My cockpit is custom, but light weight.


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