STARMAX EPO SUPER PIPER J-3 CUB 1400mm w/ Flight VIDEOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - RC Groups
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Feb 05, 2011, 12:57 PM
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STARMAX EPO SUPER PIPER J-3 CUB 1400mm w/ Flight VIDEOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hey everyone, this thing is extremely detailed and the flight performance on this thing is unmatched by any other Cub's I've flown. What we will be doing is providing a Open Box Review along with two different types of build logs. One in video format and the other here on RCGroups. Along with this we will be giving a flight review too. All are welcome. Enjoy!


FLIGHT VIDEO
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Feb 05, 2011, 04:33 PM
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Nice!!!!


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hey everyone, chuck/hobbyshopwarehouse.com along with myself would like to introduce starmax's all new j-3 cub. This thing is extremely detailed and the flight performance on this thing is unmatched by any other cub's i've flown. What we will be doing is providing a open box review along with two different types of build logs. One in video format and the other here on rcgroups. Along with this we will be giving a flight review too. All are welcome. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp6wsiihabw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duxebqwv1xe
love that song and the video is awesome!!!!
Feb 05, 2011, 04:54 PM
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Landing Gear Assembly


Landing Gear Assembly


First off guys/gals, we will be starting off by assembling the landing gear. If going by the pictures provided in the manual, or whats on the box, you might either get confused or think you are missing some parts. Relax, they are all there. Starmax decided to make some changes to the gear, but why? Perhaps how they had it in the manual it was too weak. Who knows, but whatever the reason, they made it better.

I've added my comments to the photos to facilitate a quicker assembly of the plane. Have fun and if you have any questions, please ask. We will be more than happy to help.
Last edited by SkylineFlyer; Feb 05, 2011 at 05:00 PM.
Feb 05, 2011, 04:56 PM
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love that song and the video is awesome!!!!
Thanks Chuck. Lets just hope this build can help some people and provide a good thread for adding their ideas.
Feb 05, 2011, 05:09 PM
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You just made me like the J3 Cub. I love what Starmax and HSW is providing here and your videos are great to watch. I am looking forward to your next flight video.
Feb 05, 2011, 05:14 PM
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Hey OP, I've got the flight video. I just need to download it to Youtube. Its a great flyer man!
Feb 05, 2011, 05:16 PM
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Makes me want one.
Feb 05, 2011, 05:45 PM
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Makes me want one.
I had mine in one and a half weeks from date of order, but with the Chinese holidays, I'm not sure when they will be back in the office over there at Starmax.
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Feb 05, 2011, 06:38 PM
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Build!!!!!!


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Thanks Chuck. Lets just hope this build can help some people and provide a good thread for adding their ideas.
SLF I would love to see you do a mod on this puppy and adds some flaps to it that would be sweet!!!!
Feb 05, 2011, 07:37 PM
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COMPLETION OF PLANE


Very simple. Make sure CG is correct.
Feb 05, 2011, 08:07 PM
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I still can't get over the detail of this plane. I have a Supercub I inherited from a friend but this is making me want to stop on the restoration and just get this instead. I love all the rigging and detail.
Feb 05, 2011, 08:22 PM
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Orion. The detail on this is phenomenal compared to other planes priced in this range. I mean serious, $139 for the PNP is simply amazing. I really like the fact that it has windows all around. And its not just thin plastic sheeting. Its actually a quite rugged one piece of heavy duty plastic that makes up the entire cockpit/canopy section.
Feb 05, 2011, 09:26 PM
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I pass
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