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Dec 06, 2011, 08:50 PM
Barefoot Birkinsomething
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Originally Posted by grubby
Easier on the 74. But thats how it always feels when you go bigger. Everything is more smooth and lazy.
damn, im gonna have to get one now
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Dec 06, 2011, 08:57 PM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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Originally Posted by Buzzed
Actually, just read your PM and one from Joe too. After dinner I'm planning on hooking my esc up to my PC for a little Castle Link action.

Also, it looks like I need to order a 20x11 prop this evening. Sounds like the way to go.

Thanks guys as always!

-Buzzed

you may like the 20X11, but the 20X10 sure made my 70" Slick stand up and dance (at least to me). I think Joe uses a 20X11 though..

SteveT
Latest blog entry: My hangar...
Dec 06, 2011, 09:01 PM
Got the Slickness
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Originally Posted by FireyFate
Buzzed asked me to upload these for him, so here we go. The red one is his, and the lovely silver belongs to NeverEnough.

I was lucky enough to get some air time on the red. Being that the biggest thing I've flown is my 51", and NeverEnough was hucking his silver right over the runway, I was too chicken to do much. All it took was a few slow rolls and some up and down lines to win me over.

Hopefully a red one will be in stock for me after tax returns!
Thanks for the pics.... really appreciated!
Dec 06, 2011, 09:07 PM
Goes to eleven!
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gabrielisrael
Come up to Bellingham sometime when the weather is good!
We have a great flying field North of town in Lynden and 3D friendly!
You can try some of my many 3DHS planes (addicted)

Joe

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Originally Posted by gabrielisrael
Thanks for the pics.... really appreciated!
Dec 06, 2011, 10:19 PM
Team Hillbilly
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Originally Posted by rcbirk21
....so when we all get the silver 74 and put numbers on it...we are gonna race, right? i call number 21, its my lucky number.
I'm claiming 87.
Dec 06, 2011, 10:22 PM
Barefoot Birkinsomething
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guess im gonna have to start gathering equipment for ANOTHER plane
Dec 06, 2011, 10:37 PM
Barefoot Birkinsomething
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see....you guys are a terrible influence for me. i was all happy with my plane situation, had a little extra money in my bank account....browsing the classifieds, even though i didnt need anything. come across a kontronik jive 100LV esc, priced out of my range. figured why not, pm him a price just barely above a new castle ice100...and he takes it. darnit. now i need to get a motor.
Dec 06, 2011, 10:46 PM
↓↘→ + (punch)
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Originally Posted by rcbirk21
see....you guys are a terrible influence for me. i was all happy with my plane situation, had a little extra money in my bank account....browsing the classifieds, even though i didnt need anything. come across a kontronik jive 100LV esc, priced out of my range. figured why not, pm him a price just barely above a new castle ice100...and he takes it. darnit. now i need to get a motor.

I have a bigass scorpion 4035-380 that just needs a new prop adapter if you're interested...
Dec 06, 2011, 10:50 PM
Barefoot Birkinsomething
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Originally Posted by theKM
I have a bigass scorpion 4035-380 that just needs a new prop adapter if you're interested...
enabler. pm coming.
Dec 07, 2011, 01:33 AM
Hooked on 3DHS
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Does anybody know if the new 58" edges will be in the red and silver schemes of the 74" or in the orange and blue schemes of the smaller 48"? I think an orange 58 would be awesome, but a silver wouldnt be too shabby either. That is definitely going to be my next plane. thinking another 6s setup to go along with my 57 extra is in order. maybe 4315 motrolfly instead of my 3620 in the extra. the additional 3.5oz is a little scary though.
Dec 07, 2011, 02:05 AM
iumop ap!sdn w,I
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Originally Posted by SteveTtoooo
Send your Edge to me, and I'll build them for you!!

SteveT
That sounds like a bad deal!

Just like women, if you want to stay friends don't touch another man's plane!
Dec 07, 2011, 02:20 AM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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Originally Posted by G.P.
That sounds like a bad deal!

Just like women, if you want to stay friends don't touch another man's plane!
Ok...just send the wings then... you know I can't fly just the wings..
Besides, I used to build planes for people all the time...and that why I quit flying in the late 1990's, it got to be a job instead of a hobby!!

SteveT
Latest blog entry: My hangar...
Dec 07, 2011, 06:31 AM
doh!
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Originally Posted by rcbirk21
enabler. pm coming.
I've got a prop adapter for it I think. Have several laying around that I won't use. Let me know if you are are interested, and I'll send it to ya. No charge of course.
Dec 07, 2011, 07:20 AM
iumop ap!sdn w,I
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Originally Posted by SteveTtoooo
Ok...just send the wings then... you know I can't fly just the wings..
Besides, I used to build planes for people all the time...and that why I quit flying in the late 1990's, it got to be a job instead of a hobby!!

SteveT
Sometimes I give myself so many projects, and take on other peoples projects that it feels like a job at times too. It's supposed to be fun and relaxing, so I need to learn to say no!

I would like to make the tips look more scale than the ones on the 3DHS Edge prototype. I'm thinking that with the compound curves that are involved, it's going to be impossible (for me anyways) to do it with formers and sheeting. Do you think that solid balsa would be too heavy? Otherwise I'm thinking about sheeting foam, or maybe going with the lost foam method and making fiberglass tips. What method would you go for?
Dec 07, 2011, 08:18 AM
Got the Slickness
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Originally Posted by JK13
gabrielisrael
Come up to Bellingham sometime when the weather is good!
We have a great flying field North of town in Lynden and 3D friendly!
You can try some of my many 3DHS planes (addicted)

Joe
Do you fly with Scamair?

Chet


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