Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Old Sep 20, 2011, 08:26 AM
dude_109 is offline
Find More Posts by dude_109
Registered User
dude_109's Avatar
gionir,
Maybe check your finger positions at release. Click on my username to get to my blog where I talk about how my first EDF hand launch went bad due to improper throw technique. Unlike prop planes, EDFs are not very forgiving to bad techniques.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Sep 20, 2011, 10:05 AM
Angelo is offline
Find More Posts by Angelo
Registered User
Angelo's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Humanzee View Post
Actually, lately I've had good luck w/ Banana Hobby CS, despite the bad press around here.

That being said, they've forgotten to put stuff in the box before, and once kinda jerked me around on a product that ended up being out of stock. But overall I haven't had the horror stories with them (yet) that I keep seeing around here... knock on wood.
Have our expectations of customer service fallen so low that the above is presented as good luck? Doesn't sound like it to me!
Old Sep 20, 2011, 05:38 PM
NitroCharged is offline
Find More Posts by NitroCharged
Team30 Micro EDF
NitroCharged's Avatar
Has anyone else hopped up their power system yet? So much talk was to be had when these first came out but I haven't seen one other faster jet yet. How did the lighter mods go with you guys? I still plan to drop a 30mm unit in for indoors and hope I can turn tighter than the walls...
Old Sep 20, 2011, 11:08 PM
pdawg is offline
Find More Posts by pdawg
Need 4 Speed!
pdawg's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by NitroCharged View Post
Has anyone else hopped up their power system yet? So much talk was to be had when these first came out but I haven't seen one other faster jet yet.
I thought going to 3s counted as a hop up?
Old Sep 21, 2011, 12:01 AM
NitroCharged is offline
Find More Posts by NitroCharged
Team30 Micro EDF
NitroCharged's Avatar
'spose so...

I would've considered that more of a minimum mod to get it to fly... LOL
Old Sep 21, 2011, 12:12 AM
pdawg is offline
Find More Posts by pdawg
Need 4 Speed!
pdawg's Avatar
Yep...that's about right. But it was a quick and effective mod. What other mods can you recommend that I probably wouldn't have thought of. I'm thinking of buying another MIG....
Old Sep 21, 2011, 06:26 AM
Odysis is offline
Find More Posts by Odysis
Life begins at transition
What about 4s
Old Sep 21, 2011, 09:09 AM
pdawg is offline
Find More Posts by pdawg
Need 4 Speed!
pdawg's Avatar
4s and I thought it was an accomplishment finding a way to fit in 3s....lol On the next one if anything I'll go with Nitro's pulse unit on 3s. But again I need a new airframe. I wish HK would restock their individual parts list for the mig...

And since I'm from California it seems to be more cost effective to just purchase from Banana hobby over HK...
Old Sep 21, 2011, 05:28 PM
Odysis is offline
Find More Posts by Odysis
Life begins at transition
4s 360 fit without any 'major' changes. It just meant a fairly heavy (~105g) jet.
Stock fan, Plush10 ESC.

Still not as fast as NC's setup though. The stock fan never did sound or perform as well as NCs frankenfans.
Old Sep 21, 2011, 06:19 PM
NitroCharged is offline
Find More Posts by NitroCharged
Team30 Micro EDF
NitroCharged's Avatar
Hey pdawg, if you do order from BananaRama, can you please order an extra Mig cockpit for me... pretty please? HK don't stock them and I've butchered the one on the red Mig.

I took video of the cavity I carved out of my Mig to fit the 850 3S in but haven't done anything with the vid yet. The weekend is looking good for videoing flights so I'll edit it in if we do video any stuff.
Old Sep 21, 2011, 06:26 PM
gionir is offline
Find More Posts by gionir
The stalling italian
gionir's Avatar
I am really waiting to see when someone of you pioneers is going to try something like this on their mini micro nano jets..
At least it's a serious motor hop up
Old Sep 21, 2011, 06:42 PM
pdawg is offline
Find More Posts by pdawg
Need 4 Speed!
pdawg's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by NitroCharged View Post
Hey pdawg, if you do order from BananaRama, can you please order an extra Mig cockpit for me... pretty please? HK don't stock them and I've butchered the one on the red Mig.
.
Nc,
Yeah no problem...as long as they offer it individually
Old Sep 21, 2011, 07:49 PM
flypaper 2 is offline
Find More Posts by flypaper 2
Registered User
flypaper 2's Avatar
Volkswagens never did have a good heater, but that one might work.

Gord.
Old Sep 21, 2011, 08:16 PM
jj604 is online now
Find More Posts by jj604
ancora imparo
jj604's Avatar
On the contrary, in Australia they were perfectly adequate - until the heater cable broke (which it always did) and then they ran at full blast all the time. VW's with perspiring passengers and all the windows open were a common site in summer.
Quote:
Originally Posted by flypaper 2 View Post
Volkswagens never did have a good heater, but that one might work.

Gord.
Old Sep 21, 2011, 09:46 PM
martys is offline
Find More Posts by martys
Check your six
martys's Avatar

Vw


I don't think itwill get off of the ground! Marty


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Mini Mig-15 EDF from Hobby King Dreamcatcher Foamy EDFs 6 Jan 16, 2012 10:58 AM
New Product JPower/Banana Hobby 40mm Foam Mig-15 and F-86 ducted fan Mikey 68 Micro EDF Jets and Power Systems 557 Aug 18, 2011 06:01 PM
Build Log Hobby King Micro A-6 & F-86 Jets tallflyer Foamy EDFs 4 Jun 04, 2011 03:05 PM
New Product J-Power 30mm EDF Jets (F-86 & Mig-15) xplaneguy Foamy EDFs 1 Jan 16, 2011 06:59 AM
Park/indoor EDF F-86 and MiG-15 production news! Thomas B Parkflyers 8 Feb 06, 2002 07:30 PM