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Old Dec 28, 2012, 07:04 PM
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Alex your gunna flip when your Kinetics arrive. They are so good!

The K2M really is the next level, latest and greatest. Tim I'm warning you, once you see the K2M your gunn want one!
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 07:08 PM
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I got to fondle the prototype that went 371. Even helped in the build lol ... well held a lead while Spencer soldered it
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 08:26 PM
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Got my hands on my K2M yesterday. Wow Spencer, you have killed it with this one! As always the build quality with the Kinetics is as good as it gets. Amazing workmanship! I went for a light one. We have only had a few 300+ days ever down here and I already have heavies so the choice was easy. The K2M is so sleek and thin it must be about as fast as a glider can be. The tail is thin like a dlg tail yet strong. I like the dihedral too. Can't wait to get this one maidened.

I took some pics with its biggest brother the K130.

Eric
Ooh what a pretty plane, my heart rate went up just looking at those pics. Congratulations Spencer on another bench-mark design .
Old Dec 28, 2012, 09:10 PM
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thats love at first sight !!!!! I am on the list with Andrew if anyone else wants to share shipping ? tim wink wink...
Old Dec 28, 2012, 10:07 PM
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wow man they are some nice planes actually :drool: ing

side my side shot is awesome k130 is seriously huge compared to the k2m!
Old Dec 29, 2012, 06:29 AM
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I fondled it last night and now have one on order.
Old Dec 29, 2012, 01:36 PM
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Hi Spencer
What do you think ? How fast is the k 2 in the light version

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And i wish all DS friends a happy new year and many god and fast flys

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Old Dec 29, 2012, 01:54 PM
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Here you go...

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The Light weight should build out to around 60-70oz AUW and will fly in 15-20mph winds without trouble. It will hover in 25mph winds with the flaps down. I've had that layup up to around 300mph with no trouble or signs of stress. I'm guessing the max for this layup will be somewhere between 300-350mph. I'll try to explore the upper end of the light layup more next time out and report back here...
Old Dec 30, 2012, 04:53 AM
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Hi everyone,

@Spencer, what a nice plane!! I want one too!!!

how long is the waiting list for the K2m (light version)? and how much is shipping to switzerland?

thanks for your answer.

Cyril
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 06:37 AM
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Went up the hill today for a fly , EZZA came up with a bit of show and tell.

Wow what a pretty plane , and build is amazing. Hats off to you Spencer raising the bar.
what airfoils does it have as I notice it's not called K2M DP...
Wing is nice and stiff , due to is solid build and thick section , and fuse strength is like nothing I've seen , saddle area is crazy thick.

Great work Spencer 10/10

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Old Dec 30, 2012, 12:34 PM
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Hi Tim, it definitely is a K2M DP!!! Sorry, sometimes the DP inadvertently gets left off when typing too fast...

Jochen, what Karl posted is right. If you want something to be able to fly everytime you go out regardless of conditionds, then get the light version. If you want the strongest / fastest option available and will be OK if you can't fly it when the winds are weak, then get the heavy layup.

Cyril, I will make sure your plane gets into the next batch! Cost for light layup is $1,350. We should discuss different shipping options. If you don't mind, could you please email me at spencer@DSKinetic.com? My PM box keeps filling up and its easier for me to keep track of orders in email. Thanks!

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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:51 PM
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There is officially a K2m in NZ! Spencer sent the good news yesterday =)
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 04:08 PM
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Should of looked back at first post...sorry..
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 02:28 AM
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Aaron,

Alan Cocconi has created the ultimate servo for the K2m (and most F3F/B/J planes for that matter)! He made a MKS DS6125 based servo that has 1.6x the torque, runs on any voltage you want, has fully programmable rotation, moves at about 0.06sec/60deg, and has circuitry that prevents you from ever burning up the motor even if the servo is stalled for hours on end! That is the ULTIMATE SERVO! I'm looking forward to the day when these are widely available!!!


please keep us posted about those servos. Sounds great!!

cheers

cyril
Old Jan 07, 2013, 03:58 PM
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They are M2 for the new Hitec and different from 5125 etc. PM me if want a bearing kit to play with.

Cheers Tony
Thanks Tony you are the man!!! I can't wait to put these in my lite weight k2mDP. I'd like to push it faster till it flutters with the tiny servos then install these to illustrate their benefit but not sure I'm that patient... the design and quality are excellent. Much better than the ones I've been making.

Thanks again,
Spencer


Will upload photo when im at a pc....
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