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Feb 07, 2012, 01:34 PM
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just orderd one
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Feb 07, 2012, 01:44 PM
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me too!
Feb 07, 2012, 01:55 PM
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I don't see any 13x6 props on hobbypartz

13x7 should be better for 3d right, I figure pushing more air with a slight increase in amp draw?
Feb 07, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Originally Posted by queadlunnrau
I don't see any 13x6 props on hobbypartz

13x7 should be better for 3d right, I figure pushing more air with a slight increase in amp draw?
Imo you need a torque prop for strong punchouts & acceleration....that said, the oem prop on the sister ship Sbach "gets er dun"
Feb 07, 2012, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by poiyt
Imo you need a torque prop for strong punchouts & acceleration....that said, the oem prop on the sister ship Sbach "gets er dun"
Good Advice, thanks!

Sbach prop is a 13x7 so I'ma order multiples maybe even a 14x7 and a 12x7.

I'm used to indoor 3d with a 5x53. This is my first bird over an 800mm wingspan so I'm so noob with how to prop it.
Feb 07, 2012, 03:06 PM
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I'm so noob with how to prop it.
You do have a wattmeter, right?
Feb 07, 2012, 04:19 PM
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You do have a wattmeter, right?
Yup, guessing just test props and keep her under 740watts (50a Esc running 4s)
Feb 07, 2012, 04:29 PM
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Yup, guessing just test props and keep her under 740watts (50a Esc running 4s)
Yeah I think I was pulling around 550W on 4S with the stock prop...plenty of grunt for a light foamie
Feb 07, 2012, 08:49 PM
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Wow, I already got my UPS shipping notification. These guys are on top of it! Looks like things have changed over the past year.
Feb 07, 2012, 10:19 PM
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Wow, I already got my UPS shipping notification. These guys are on top of it! Looks like things have changed over the past year.
Dang ...I didn't get mine yet. Hope your right things have changed and I don't get the dreaded out of stock email tomorrow. I can't wait to fly this. Hope they stock parts cuz i'm sure I will need them.
Feb 07, 2012, 10:20 PM
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oh man somebody messed up on the pricing for the painted and unpainted version Better grab them before they get changed hehe
I was wondering about that. usually the unpainted is cheaper.
Feb 07, 2012, 10:23 PM
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Hope they stock parts cuz i'm sure I will need them.

Doubt it. If it follows their new Sbach model, parts will be about another month.
Feb 07, 2012, 10:43 PM
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151,00 shipped to my house for the red one. thats an offer i couldnt pass up,
Feb 08, 2012, 09:32 AM
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I was originally going to get the sbach but decided to wait for parts to come in stock. If I remember correctly, it was only about 2 weeks before the parts were on the site. But in that time, I saw the Pitts and the plan changed.

As far as needing parts, I personally don't think I'll need them. I don't own any 4S packs so I ordered mine from another very well-known, inexpensive vendor whose shipping happens to take forever! So this bird will look good on display at my house for another week or so. The 2200 mah pack that I ordered is 10g less than the Sky lipo 2200. I didn't want to limit myself to 4-5 minutes of flight on 1800 mAh but I still wanted a little less weight as per Antonio's suggestion.

UPS says I should get the plane by the end of the day on Monday. I'll take some pics and post them when I get it.
Feb 08, 2012, 10:36 AM
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How do you all plan to manage the popping off of that hatch above the receiver (as in the video)? Antonio recommends silicone or similar adhesive. I was thinking about adding a small set of rare-earth magnets. I just don't know where to get them. I was also thinking about some double-sided tape. Any thoughts?


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