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Old Dec 04, 2011, 11:50 AM
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The Official 3dhobbyshop 48" Epp Extra 330 thread!!


3dhobbyshop just released a new full fuse 48" Epp Extra today. I have ordered one and will have pics when it arrives.
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_p_16045.html
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48" EPP Extra


Wingspan 48"

36-40 oz. with lipo

The 48" EPP Extra is the first in a new line of aircraft from 3DHobbyShop. Built at the world's premier EPP production facility, the 48" employs built up EPP foam structure with a carbon backbone, carbon wing tube, removable airfoiled wings, carbon stiffening in the wings, fuse, and tail, SFG's - which all combine to give superb flight performance and serious durability.

With the removable wings, transporting is easy and assembly at the field takes less than a minute. The Extra uses the most common sizes of battery and servos so you probably already have most of the necessary equipment. A magnetic top hatch makes battery changes quick and easy for lots of uninterrupted flying - and considering what a superb high performance 3D practice plane this is, you will want to fly nonstop.

The Extra is extra rugged, the EPP foam and carbon backbone technology mean you can survive most hard crashes with little or no repair work to do. Spring steel landing gear help soak up the hard hits too, while large free rolling wheels allow use from a variety of surfaces.

The Extra is recommended for use with our Omega 130g 870KV motor, a 45-55Amp ESC, and 4 X Hitec HS-65MG servos. As rugged as this airframe is, you will want metal servo gears so that the servos are rugged too. A 3S 2100-2200mah lipo is recommended. 4S 1500-2200 can also be used. We recommend assembling with thick and thin regular CA glue, and repairing with Welder's glue.

Either as your next step up from flat EPP foam planes, a fantastic practice plane, or your no-worries go-to hardcore aerobatics plane, the Extras delivers with super-low coupling, extremely easy 3D and good speed and handling in gusty winds. Give the Extra a try, you'll fall in love with it!

3D Hobby Shop 48" Extra 330 EPP flown by Joe Smith (6 min 23 sec)



Build Manual: https://3dhobbyshop.3dcartstores.com...a%20Manual.pdf
Build Videos: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=863
Required Equipment:

Power System:

Omega 130g 870KV Recommended
Use with 14x7 prop and 3S 2200-3200mah lipo for approx 500W.
Use with 12x6 prop and 4S 1500-2200mah lipo for approx 700W.

ESC

Use AirBoss 45A or Hacker X55 or Castle ICE Lite 75A.

Servos:

QTY 4 Hitec HS-65MG

Spare Parts Here: http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_c_767.html
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Old Dec 04, 2011, 12:33 PM
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I got mine friday Is half built now
Old Dec 04, 2011, 01:25 PM
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Wheres the video?
Old Dec 04, 2011, 02:17 PM
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I just got one. Someone help me I have a serious problem
Old Dec 04, 2011, 03:16 PM
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Vid needed please

Old Dec 04, 2011, 03:41 PM
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I was just getting frustraited with my current night flyer. This is a shoe in!
Old Dec 04, 2011, 03:50 PM
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Old Dec 04, 2011, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by tominator06 View Post
3dhobbyshop just released a new full fuse 48" Epp Extra today. I have ordered one and will have pics when it arrives.
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/48-EPP-Extra_p_16045.html
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48" EPP Extra


Wingspan 48"

36-40 oz. with lipo

The 48" EPP Extra is the first in a new line of aircraft from 3DHobbyShop. Built at the world's premier EPP production facility, the 48" employs built up EPP foam structure with a carbon backbone, carbon wing tube, removable airfoiled wings, carbon stiffening in the wings, fuse, and tail, SFG's - which all combine to give superb flight performance and serious durability.

With the removable wings, transporting is easy and assembly at the field takes less than a minute. The Extra uses the most common sizes of battery and servos so you probably already have most of the necessary equipment. A magnetic top hatch makes battery changes quick and easy for lots of uninterrupted flying - and considering what a superb high performance 3D practice plane this is, you will want to fly nonstop.

The Extra is extra rugged, the EPP foam and carbon backbone technology mean you can survive most hard crashes with little or no repair work to do. Spring steel landing gear help soak up the hard hits too, while large free rolling wheels allow use from a variety of surfaces.

The Extra is recommended for use with our Omega 130g870KV motor, a 45-55Amp ESC, and 4 X Hitec HS-65MG servos. As rugged as this airframe is, you will want metal servo gears so that the servos are rugged too. A 3S 2100-2200mah lipo is recommended. 4S 1500-2200 can also be used. We recommend assembling with thick and thin regular CA glue, and repairing with Welder's glue.

Either as your next step up from flat EPP foam planes, a fantastic practice plane, or your no-worries go-to hardcore aerobatics plane, the Extras delivers with super-low coupling, extremely easy 3D and good speed and handling in gusty winds. Give the Extra a try, you'll fall in love with it!




Build Manual:

Required Equipment:

Power System:

Omega 130g870KV Recommended
Use with 14x7 prop and 3S 2200-3200mah lipo for approx 500W.
Use with 12x6 prop and 4S 1500-2200mah lipo for approx 700W.

ESC

Use AirBoss 45A or Hacker X55 or Castle ICE Lite 75A.

Servos:

QTY 4 Hitec HS-65MG
Like the color scheme.
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LQQKS like a Skywing
To the best of my knowledge these are in fact being build by Skywing specifically for 3dhs.
Old Dec 04, 2011, 05:10 PM
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What alternate power setups with a Hacker? 3dhs page says Omega 130g870KV is not in stock...
Old Dec 04, 2011, 05:16 PM
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it does look like a skywing maybe 3dhs is the new us dist of skywing
Old Dec 04, 2011, 05:18 PM
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Maybe Ben bought them out when he was across the pond!! That would be even better.
Old Dec 04, 2011, 05:27 PM
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I was just getting frustraited with my current night flyer. This is a shoe in!
oh man i never thought of that. I have been wanting to try night flying but this is like "no worries" night flying!!
Old Dec 04, 2011, 06:20 PM
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I wonder if the 41" Edge gear will work in this?
Old Dec 04, 2011, 06:23 PM
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I think not.Going to be around 38 oz everything included


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