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Old Mar 16, 2012, 07:52 PM
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Its only a 3 channel and has no electronics, im going to pass on that one, I feel spoiled. How big is the easy cub?
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 07:55 PM
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Ok so a rxr easy cub is 153 with brushless motor. if you buy it all seperat you pay 49.00 for the cub, brushless motor and esc 130 , not to mention the cost of the servos. Doesnt seem like that good of a deal
Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:22 PM
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Ok so a rxr easy cub is 153 with brushless motor. if you buy it all seperat you pay 49.00 for the cub, brushless motor and esc 130 , not to mention the cost of the servos. Doesnt seem like that good of a deal
yeah i'm waiting til it drops to 15 then i'll bite lol
Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:22 PM
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Dang you guys, I already bought the jet, and I can't even fly fixed wing yet! Looked at it, not very pretty, if it was yellow and more scale I would like it, I've always liked the piper cub, plus it's not near the good deal that the twister was with included motor and EDF housing. This is just an airframe. Plus no ailerons? I have already learned to fly in the sim with ailerons.
Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:25 PM
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minimag rtr were selling on ebay for 30 in january.
Old Mar 16, 2012, 08:31 PM
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Ok so a rxr easy cub is 153 with brushless motor. if you buy it all seperat you pay 49.00 for the cub, brushless motor and esc 130 , not to mention the cost of the servos. Doesnt seem like that good of a deal
Why would you pay $130 for a motor and esc for $50 plane? Or even if I'm reading that wrong $80....?
You can put other gear in it... don't have to use MPX stuff..

I could have the Easycub in the air for less than $100.. including a orange RX. I think it's a good deal.

www.hobbypartz.com
www.headsuprc.com

I've been flying my $70 Minimag all evening...
and it'll hover with 3S 2200mAH and flies for 25 minutes...lol
Old Mar 16, 2012, 09:05 PM
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What motor you have in that?
Old Mar 16, 2012, 09:35 PM
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This motor http://www.hobbypartz.com/75m56-opti...-1380kv-2.html with GWS 8X4 prop
This ESC http://www.hobbypartz.com/proton30aair.html
These servos http://www.hobbypartz.com/topromisesg9.html
I had to cut out motor mount with x-acto and shorten it with dremel.... very easy tho, took 15 minutes. It's mounted on the front of the mount, in normal outrunner fashion. A inrunner or outrunner with shaft on mount side would be easier and a direct fit, but less airflow.
Old Mar 16, 2012, 09:45 PM
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The cub is actually not a bad deal for the size of plane that it is. Like Viper said, you can outfit it with your own electronics for and still stay under $100 total.

Old Mar 16, 2012, 10:04 PM
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Yep... it's a good looking plane too. Much better looking than the little Minimag IMO. I imagine it would be pretty simple to install ailerons, just like on a Hobbyzone Supercub. Might could even put a Funcub wing on it... same size.

If I had the room I'd order one now... but I'll have to wait till I crash something and free up some space..lol
Old Mar 17, 2012, 12:44 AM
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this is not the great of a deal, since you can buy a rxr dynam cessena for 67$ on nitroplanes these days, 80$ shipped. didnt make sense for me to buy the cub. i did howerever buy the 30$ rxr minimag from this guy which was a great deal
Old Mar 17, 2012, 01:35 AM
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This motor http://www.hobbypartz.com/75m56-opti...-1380kv-2.html with GWS 8X4 prop
This ESC http://www.hobbypartz.com/proton30aair.html
These servos http://www.hobbypartz.com/topromisesg9.html
I had to cut out motor mount with x-acto and shorten it with dremel.... very easy tho, took 15 minutes. It's mounted on the front of the mount, in normal outrunner fashion. A inrunner or outrunner with shaft on mount side would be easier and a direct fit, but less airflow.
for some reason when i click the links it just brings me to the site, can you post the part numbers? thanks!
Old Mar 17, 2012, 03:29 AM
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this is not the great of a deal, since you can buy a rxr dynam cessena for 67$ on nitroplanes these days, 80$ shipped. didnt make sense for me to buy the cub. i did howerever buy the 30$ rxr minimag from this guy which was a great deal
link to the cessna? Sorry I can't find it
Old Mar 17, 2012, 08:00 AM
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this is not the great of a deal, since you can buy a rxr dynam cessena for 67$ on nitroplanes these days, 80$ shipped. didnt make sense for me to buy the cub. i did howerever buy the 30$ rxr minimag from this guy which was a great deal
Not sure if you have owned a Multiplex kit, but I've crashed a few and the difference in quality is amazing, they typically only need repair with catastrophic crashes. And they do really fly well out of the box with no modifications..

I've also owned a few RTF Dynam and Guan-li planes, and they go from ok to train-wreck on how well they fly out of the box. My favorite was the Dynam Meteor which even though they totally cloned a Habu, it didnt have enough elevator travel from factory to pull out of a dive, I have no idea how I landed that thing in one piece.


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