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Old Oct 22, 2010, 04:01 AM
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ahhhh now i need another job to buy this too
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 07:30 AM
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I may have to pick one of these up. I already have a spare 60 amp eflite speed control, parred up with a cc bec and this scorpion motor it should be crazy fast. Unfortunately this motor pulls 45 amps continuous and my batteries only give around 44 amp continuous so new batteries it is .
Old Oct 22, 2010, 08:55 AM
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Do you know if you get all accessories when you do this? In other words, will you be missing things like the landing gear, control horns, cowl, etc...? If not, I might do this same thing. However, unless you go hobby city cheap stuff it would be hard to beat their price but you could do better equipment if you desired. Let's see,

4 SV80 servos = $11.39*4 = $45.56
Thunderbird 36 = $40 or so

Only leaves $20 for the motor if you want to match their price for PNP. Oh well, probably just buy the PNP.
When I got my F4F it had the works,everything but the electronics. I had to use spacers for the motor I chose but other than that it was pretty much the entire airframe.Brutus P.S. If it flies half as good as the F4F it will be a keeper!
Old Oct 22, 2010, 09:54 AM
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 11:29 AM
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Parkzone's P-47D Thunderbolt BNF and PNP (1 min 25 sec)


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Old Oct 22, 2010, 12:22 PM
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Wonder why the other thread with alot more posts got closed?
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1325892
Hey Dave in response to the comment in the other thread about the limited bec output for this plane and that buyers should be warned when getting the FLAPS and RETRACTS
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There is going to be some serious issues with this bird and the BEC, I hope they warn buyers that if they intended to add the FLAP option and E-Retracts that they are going to NEED to also get a BEC
you said.
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We have tested it a bunch with the 30A ESC without any problems. !
BUT yet E-Flite says
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It drives up to 5 analog or 4 digital sub-micro servos with the BEC on any recommended input voltage.
Since the Hobby recommendation as always been more then 4servo to use external BEC. Last time I check 4 servo plus 2 more for flaps and 2 retracts exceed the E-Flite recommendation.
Old Oct 22, 2010, 12:39 PM
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Nice HH! But unless they come out with a battery hatch with a Razorback extention to the tail, I'll pass.
Old Oct 22, 2010, 12:49 PM
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On that note, I'm sure someone after market will do it, but I agree that would be great to have had a battey hatch option to go razor.....best of both worlds and everybody is happy !!
Old Oct 22, 2010, 01:02 PM
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Hey Brent-
Has Dr. Evil weighed in this matter yet?

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On that note, I'm sure someone after market will do it, but I agree that would be great to have had a battey hatch option to go razor.....best of both worlds and everybody is happy !!
Old Oct 22, 2010, 01:10 PM
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Hey TMO,

Love your avatar!

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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:06 PM
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:06 PM
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They better get our favourite boys from down under to rock the release party
Last edited by BrentP; Mar 23, 2011 at 01:59 AM.
Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:16 PM
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I wonder if an UNPAINTED replacement airframe will be available ala the Habu?

I love the P-47, but would prefer to do my own paint scheme--something that isn't quite so bland.
Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:27 PM
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Doubtful. You can just order the standard replacement airframe and paint over it. They also usually come with decals pre-applied too. Both my P-51 and BF-109 airframes did.
Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:56 PM
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subscribed so happy to see a nice zfoam p 47 for once!


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