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Jul 21, 2011, 09:14 AM
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The fan unit is said to be for 3,17mm shaft, but it is a perfect fit on 3mm shaft...
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Jul 21, 2011, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by pavcon
god damn it mine is at their warehouse front for 5 days now..
lamers
I HATE HATE HATE their service
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Originally Posted by cloaked
Dont worry dude so is mine.

Im tempted to cancel my order and wait till it comes to my local Warehouse.


My latest orders get shipped quite fast from HK ...
My problem is that my local custom add a 2 even 3 weeks of delay ... some days lost for send me a letter for ask what is inside ... then days for process my reply and calculate the custom bill (I send them the paypal confirmation, more precise then that I can't do) ... and then finally some days for the local post to bring to my home address ...

So the chinese time (processing and air ship time is not so bad at all) is nothing compared to the local delay ...

At least ... so far none of my package got lost ... since in some countries there is the risk that post man or some post guy can increase his own RC toy collection

Tchuss

e_lm_70

ps: Anyhow, for some product they have such amazing low price .. that I could even wait extra weeks without problem ... that's why sometime I order also while the stock is not present ... for example ... I got a 450 size helicopter kit for 20$ shipping cost included .. amazing ...
Jul 21, 2011, 09:36 AM
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my customs always add delay..
the items is packed for 4 days and tomorrow is the 5th. (they are closed now.. thats why I said 5)
it's unacceptable.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by cloaked
Dont worry dude so is mine.

Im tempted to cancel my order and wait till it comes to my local Warehouse.
How do you go about cancelling a order i only get the option to cancel when something i order doesn't come back in stock for a few weeks.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:14 AM
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Just back in from an early AM maiden flight. I don't think we have to worry about it being tail heavy with the 1750 3S pack. I did toss a quarter in the front of the battery compartment but I don't think it is really necessary.

Talk about a perfect first hand launch! 3/4 throttle, grip it by the little finger holes using my left hand and huck it straight forward. Satisfyingly fast stock, pretty stable, tracks nicely, and easy landings.

Video shot of both flights....should have it up much later tonight.
Last edited by Bajora; Jul 21, 2011 at 10:45 AM. Reason: Added a few words that I forgot to type
Jul 21, 2011, 10:21 AM
Why did I sell them all.
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Originally Posted by KRIS...
How do you go about cancelling a order i only get the option to cancel when something i order doesn't come back in stock for a few weeks.
I have cancelled one before using the online chat.

If mine is not posted by tomorrow morning I will probably do the same again.

Im not impatient but they didnt advertise this as coming from the JIT Warehouse and I paid for the express shipping so I could have it this weekend to fly.... Tomorrow is Friday down here so unless its getting here via time warp I have no plane for the Weekend. Which s me because I could of ordered something in stock in the NSW/Aus Warehouse and have it here ready to fly.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:30 AM
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That's awesome bajora! I am now eager to watch the videos!
Jul 21, 2011, 10:36 AM
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Bajora, great news. I am about to maiden my Stinger in an hour or so. Just have to charge some packs first, then off to the field.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:40 AM
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Bajora, great news. I am about to maiden my Stinger in an hour or so. Just have to charge some packs first, then off to the field.
heyyyy any video???
Jul 21, 2011, 10:41 AM
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btw the reason the stinger balances with a 2200lipo is becaue it was meant to be with landing gear.
the extra weight of the nosewheel and servo will balance it with a smaller pack
Jul 21, 2011, 10:42 AM
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pavcon, i dont have a videocam so I cant make any video of the maiden, but I will write about it when I am back from the maiden flight.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:46 AM
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kk.. good luck mate
Jul 21, 2011, 10:52 AM
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pavcon, thank you. Hopefully this will be an easy plane to fly. I write more about it when I am back.
Jul 21, 2011, 12:21 PM
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I'm seriously jealous of you guys already having your Stingers!

Just checked my tracking and it's been handed over to the airline but thats it god only knows when it will get to the UK and then I have the fun of Parcelforce sitting on it for a week before delivering it

tracking info so far:
20/07/2011 16:35
Handover to Airline
20/07/2011 06:43
Processing at Air Transit Center
18/07/2011 15:02
Processing at Sorting Centre
18/07/2011 14:33
Acknowledged at Transit Centre
18/07/2011 13:34
Shipments in transit from Origin

I keep checking it, but nothing is going to change for a day or 2 I think.

Am a little concerned about balancing it, I bought a few more nanotech 1800mah 3cells for this plane, mostly because I already use that size in another plane. I have ordered the landing gear but its possible I wont use it but keep them for another project....

I am no master of hand launching, some people say throw level some say throw slightly up, some say half throttle some say full etc. Any tips on how she launches and what throttle etc is appreciated
Jul 21, 2011, 12:39 PM
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I don't have any EDFs myself, but for a well powered plane, I'd say 75% throttle. Just throw it a little upwards(20-30) and have your hands on the elevator ASAP.


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