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Dec 14, 2012, 08:40 PM
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hey for the past few days im trying to learn 4 point rolls and the like. anybody got any pointers for a noob? or just practice practice . i do pretty good till the last quarter of the roll. plus the plane i use on phoenix has coupling and i havent really sit down and learned to mix it out. think that may be hurting alil .
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Dec 14, 2012, 08:42 PM
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That's why l have a futaba 14sg on the way. No latency issues, telemetry, and 2048 resolution. I love my 8fg but the lack of rubber grips is a pain in the winter when k have my jersey gloves on.
I have flow the a9 and 8fg back to back and l was amazed at the difference. The 8fg felt so much better and more connected.
Dec 14, 2012, 08:44 PM
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anybody have experience with how both a dx8 and 8fg feel and the differences?
Dec 14, 2012, 08:48 PM
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Losi... do you need any extra modules or equipment to view flight pack voltage... also do you now the cost of the RX's or modules needed?
Dec 14, 2012, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Ducati Mechanic
All I know is...no more latency blues for me! . You can't argue with "locked in".. If anything, flying with the A9 made me a better pilot, because I was working with a crutch.. It almost feels too easy now?

I know it's a hard pill to swallow, but it is the truth..

Kind of like..how I thought I liked my wife, Until I divorced her and I got a girlfriend.. Then I realized I didn't like my wife at all..
Hah, good one. Man I wish I could try the Futaba to see. But I think after 35 years I'll keep the wife, even if I go with the Futaba.
Dec 14, 2012, 08:57 PM
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I bet the 8FG was way cheaper than divorce.
Dec 14, 2012, 09:00 PM
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I mess with a dx8 on a normal basis. The rubber grips are nice. It has basicly the same feel as the dx7. The 8fg is smoother, lighter, nicer feeling sticks. The 8fg is much more programmable too. The dx8 is lacking in the program department
Dec 14, 2012, 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by bryansifsof44
Losi... do you need any extra modules or equipment to view flight pack voltage... also do you now the cost of the RX's or modules needed?
I don't have any idea. Will know shortly l hope.
Dec 14, 2012, 09:19 PM
Some.. call him Tim...
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I bet the 8FG was way cheaper than divorce.
You have no idea. Ha ha ha!!



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Hah, good one. Man I wish I could try the Futaba to see. But I think after 35 years I'll keep the wife, even if I go with the Futaba.

Probably a good idea..
Dec 14, 2012, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by losifanatic
I mess with a dx8 on a normal basis. The rubber grips are nice. It has basicly the same feel as the dx7. The 8fg is smoother, lighter, nicer feeling sticks. The 8fg is much more programmable too. The dx8 is lacking in the program department
thanks man. i would like something allil more programmable in the future. my boss wants to buy my dx8 if i go futaba.

i raced 1/5 baja before i started flying. i had a spektrum radio but switched to the futaba 4pl night and day on that one. futaba 4pl hands down better radio dx3. i knew i shoulda bought the 8fg to start with. just havent seen one in person.
Dec 14, 2012, 09:41 PM
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I didn't care for the feel of the smaller 8fg... but that is something that I could get used to. Been flying a bigger futaba for so long. Curious to see how the 14sg feels.
Dec 14, 2012, 09:49 PM
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So what is the deal with the 8FG Super?

Is there any difference in the new Super as far as the case goes?

Seems you can upgrade the old 8fg to the super for free....
Dec 14, 2012, 09:52 PM
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wow, the search for this took me back to the days of Stoned Doggie before he became Skarface.

check this out. latency figures.
I'd love to check this out but the link doesn't work
Dec 14, 2012, 10:00 PM
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I'd love to check this out but the link doesn't work
Try this one: Latency Figures
Dec 14, 2012, 10:03 PM
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ol' yellow eyes is back
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I'd love to check this out but the link doesn't work
weird. it was working before (someone posted in reference to the chart).


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