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Old May 09, 2011, 12:08 PM
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there isnt much talk about this new Swist,,,, I havent seen one video yet of this plane, or did I miss it ?
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Old May 09, 2011, 01:42 PM
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My friend installed an old mega motor and 4s 2600 in his just to test the plane while waitng for his new setup to arrive.

It flys very well, and he is pleased with it.


I took a crappy video of it, but its not realy worth showing
Old May 09, 2011, 04:27 PM
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OK, thats nice to hear.... still there´s got to be some video of this plane flying..

Maybee the company making these planes have one ?
Old May 09, 2011, 05:01 PM
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I have one. Will post later.

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Old May 09, 2011, 10:58 PM
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Juan, your killing me. You have one of these? So jealous! If there ever was a plane to take the place of my precious Absolute, I dare say it might be this one. Can't wait for a full flight report and video. Eric - guy that actually got to fondle one at SUSA, while they were in stock.

Ps anybody know if a 15 series Neu fits in the nose?
Old May 09, 2011, 11:49 PM
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Ps anybody know if a 15 series Neu fits in the nose?
You have to find one for 14" max prop.
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Old May 10, 2011, 12:10 AM
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Juan, your killing me. You have one of these? So jealous! If there ever was a plane to take the place of my precious Absolute, I dare say it might be this one. Can't wait for a full flight report and video. Eric - guy that actually got to fondle one at SUSA, while they were in stock.

Ps anybody know if a 15 series Neu fits in the nose?
Eric, sorry to mislead you buddy. I don't have one. I have a video of one flying though. Cool folding F5D prop.

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Old May 10, 2011, 12:28 AM
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Juan, I had a "wishful thinking moment" :-). Look forward to the vid.

Yuri, yes, that's the trick. A 5.2 gear drive and a cut down RFM slim might be fun for speed. Did something similar with a 1509 1.5d 5.2 on 5 s and it survived :-). It went pretty good. Juan has that set up now. And me? ---buyers remorse...:-). At least it's in good hands! Hoping to see Rich's explain, uhem, x-plane, in person one day soon.
Old May 10, 2011, 02:43 PM
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Heres a video of my friends swist with the temporary setup.


Swist (1 min 30 sec)
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Old May 10, 2011, 06:42 PM
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Heres a video of my friends swist with the temporary setup.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHqKfZcpn44

That Swist was pretty darn "swift"! I'm glad mine is gonna be orange though ... that green faded on me pretty quick!

Juan ... c'mon man don't leave us in suspence, we're all waiting on that video!!!

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Old May 12, 2011, 11:37 AM
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This is Bob's Swist, flown at El Dorado Park in Long Beach in April. Flown with a 5x5 folder. Don't know the full setup, but I think it's on 5s.

Juan

Swist (3 min 49 sec)
Old May 13, 2011, 05:06 PM
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is the only place to buy a swist in USA ?

I know they make them in Russia, but order directly from them would also add 25% to the total where I live (Sweden, Europe).

I wish someone within EU would sell them.

Why just sell to the USA ?
Old May 13, 2011, 05:54 PM
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Sebbe,
We can ship them to Sweden for $70-75usd...
What is the problem?

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Old May 13, 2011, 06:10 PM
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Sebbe,
We can ship them to Sweden for $70-75usd...
What is the problem?

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The problem is what he just wrote. The shipping costs and the import fees.

Old May 13, 2011, 06:56 PM
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Swist,


Hi,
How much is VAT in europe? 19 or 20%?

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