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Jul 21, 2012, 11:50 AM
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I have the same problem too. 103g or 72g. Will the 103g be too heavy with an 1800mah battery?
Nah, joe was using a 1600mah with 103g and the only difference between a 1600 and a 1800 is probably about 10-20 grams. Find out the weight of your 1800's then find out what the sky lipo 40c 1600's weigh. I wouldn't go over 1800mah though.
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Jul 21, 2012, 12:55 PM
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skarface did you see all the hillbillys talkin smack about 3dhs epp planes!
Jul 21, 2012, 03:50 PM
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I think I have a problem. I am constantly checking the website to see if I can buy the Edge yet. Hello my name is Matt and I am an addict. Ha!
Jul 21, 2012, 04:09 PM
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I think I have a problem. I am constantly checking the website to see if I can buy the Edge yet. Hello my name is Matt and I am an addict. Ha!
+1!!! Lol I'm interested to see how this compares to the 48" EPP... It would only be like $30 more to go for the 48" EPP instead.....
Jul 21, 2012, 04:13 PM
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+1!!! Lol I'm interested to see how this compares to the 48" EPP... It would only be like $30 more to go for the 48" EPP instead.....
I THINK the 48" is to heavy for it's self, like to much epp. With the 48" I could not do a full throttle straight down while spinning, it would just not spin because the epp on the ailerons were flexing, where with the 40" it is not has much mass and it has alot less aileron than the 48". So I THINK the 40" will do alot better. That is what I am hoping for anyway.
Jul 21, 2012, 04:39 PM
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+1!!! Lol I'm interested to see how this compares to the 48" EPP... It would only be like $30 more to go for the 48" EPP instead.....
You also have to take into consideration the increase in motor cost too. Granted it is not that much but it does add up. Luckily they use the same servos so that helps the costs.

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I THINK the 48" is to heavy for it's self, like to much epp. With the 48" I could not do a full throttle straight down while spinning, it would just not spin because the epp on the ailerons were flexing, where with the 40" it is not has much mass and it has alot less aileron than the 48". So I THINK the 40" will do alot better. That is what I am hoping for anyway.
I have the Houseki SBach that is made by Skywing (same factory that makes the EPP 3DHS birds) and it is 40" https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1586679. It flies great! I think 40" is perfect for the full fuse EPP birds but I have not tried a 48" yet. Do not let me 71" AJ Slick hear this but the SBach is my go to plane right now. It is small so it fits in the car easily, takes a variety of batts, I use 1000's, 1300's and 1550's, and is very durable so I tend to fly it lower then most of my other planes. I have a feeling that the Edge will fly just as good if not better then my SBach and that is one reason why I am so excited. The other is that it will be my new night flier and to be honest I am kinda getting tired of my old one.

Bring on the EPP Buck Huck!
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Jul 21, 2012, 04:43 PM
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Also just the look of this plane just makes me want to buy it, while flying, it will be hard to tell that it is epp with paint and not covering.
Jul 21, 2012, 06:46 PM
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You also have to take into consideration the increase in motor cost too. Granted it is not that much but it does add up. Luckily they use the same servos so that helps the costs.



I have the Houskei SBach that is made by Skywing (same factory that makes the EPP 3DHS birds) and it is 40" https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1586679. It flies great! I think 40" is perfect for the full fuse EPP birds but I have not tried a 48" yet. Do not let me 71" AJ Slick hear this but the SBach is my go to plane right now. It is small so it fits in the car easily, takes a variety of batts, I use 1000's, 1300's and 1550's, and is very durable so I tend to fly it lower then most of my other planes. I have a feeling that the Edge will fly just as good if not better then my SBach and that is one reason why I am so excited. The other is that it will be my new night flier and to be honest I am kinda getting tired of my old one.

Bring on the EPP Buck Huck!
Yeah, I have the Hokusei/Skywing Sbach in addition to my 3dhs balsa planes and a multiplex Parkmaster. I'm certainly considering enlarging the fleet to include a 3dhs 40" EPP edge.
Jul 21, 2012, 09:04 PM
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Nah, joe was using a 1600mah with 103g and the only difference between a 1600 and a 1800 is probably about 10-20 grams. Find out the weight of your 1800's then find out what the sky lipo 40c 1600's weigh. I wouldn't go over 1800mah though.
Ok, cool. On the hobbypartz website it says the gens ace 1800mah 25c batts(which is what I have) weigh 143g and the sky lipo 1600 40c batts weigh 148g.

I still don't know. 103g or 72g. I like power so maybe the 103g.
Jul 21, 2012, 09:07 PM
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Ok, cool. On the hobbypartz website it says the gens ace 1800mah 25c batts(which is what I have) weigh 143g and the sky lipo 1600 40c batts weigh 148g.

I still don't know. 103g or 72g. I like power so maybe the 103g.
Yeah 103 unless you have a 72g sitting around.
Jul 21, 2012, 09:13 PM
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I guess 103g it is then.
Jul 22, 2012, 03:19 PM
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This will have enough power with the omega 72 though right?
Jul 22, 2012, 03:27 PM
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Since I just destroyed the buck huck today, I might well wait for this to come out and used the electronic from the retired buck huck.
Jul 22, 2012, 04:04 PM
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Since I just destroyed the buck huck today, I might well wait for this to come out and used the electronic from the retired buck huck.
Same, that's what I'm doing
Jul 22, 2012, 04:34 PM
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This will have enough power with the omega 72 though right?
Yes. It's like the 42", the 72g on the 42" has enough power but the 103g on the 42" was just awesome. So it is an inbetween thing just like the 42".


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