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Mar 10, 2013, 12:37 AM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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why not just make one? they seem like simple designs. buy the motors, esc, board and that then make the frame, 3mm med balsa box wih tri stock on the corners and where the arms meet the base, 6mm square hard stock for the arms, and epoxe 3mm ply to the ends for motor mounts. should be relatively easy. there was even an article somewhere about making quad copters in one of the magazines a few months ago. a pommie one though i think it was
Mar 10, 2013, 12:38 AM
use the 4s luke, use the 4s...
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and use hk gear for it. im guessing in around $100 as a rough guestimate and a few hours work.
Mar 10, 2013, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by scrub monkey
and use hk gear for it. im guessing in around $100 as a rough guestimate and a few hours work.
Im looking at the rc explorer tricopter. It has a fiberglass center piece and wood arms. I like it because it is cheap to replace stuff if you break it. Do you think it would be a bad idea to learn to fly it without using a simulator?
Mar 10, 2013, 07:50 AM
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should i get a tricopter? Im considering the David Windestal design. It will be at most $330 rtf. i wish my rc would sell! I want that money
tricopter is good.

I have one with a wooden body instead of a fibreglass body,and it was only $105 on the classifieds for everything but the RX and the battery on the classifieds here. And it was already built and set up.
A Regular Tricopter Flight (4 min 10 sec)
Mar 10, 2013, 08:49 AM
AMA Another Mans Airplane
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i think i'll keep it electric actually..or at least i'll try it
if i read it right it takes 4 6S's at a time. thats a 24S plane! holy shi*t!
Mar 10, 2013, 08:50 AM
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lol i just broke RCG. i posted the last post at 9:49 and waffle posted at 9:50. and his post came first. LOL wut?
Mar 10, 2013, 08:55 AM
DJO
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"Yo, that's a thermal"
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No, his post was an hour away...
Mar 10, 2013, 09:01 AM
AMA Another Mans Airplane
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well dang i didnt even notice it.
Mar 10, 2013, 09:17 AM
Dude, get me some ice cream!
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Aren't tricopters alot harder to set up?
Mar 10, 2013, 09:19 AM
Dude, get me some ice cream!
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I just ordered the Crack yak airframe...Still gotta get some cash for the electronics. Too bad DSMX receivers are $80

So I'm probably still about a month or two away from flying it
Mar 10, 2013, 09:22 AM
Dude, get me some ice cream!
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Hey guys does anybody know if theres an image size converter for mac? I really wanna use my own pic as my avatar but its way to big.
Mar 10, 2013, 09:28 AM
It'll be fineee...
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Originally Posted by cale10
if i read it right it takes 4 6S's at a time. thats a 24S plane! holy shi*t!
well id rather have a bunch of 6S batts laying around than some other huge batteries..how much bigger do they get anyway? big lipos scare me lol
Mar 10, 2013, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Felt_ripper 23
I just ordered the Crack yak airframe...Still gotta get some cash for the electronics. Too bad DSMX receivers are $80

So I'm probably still about a month or two away from flying it
You made the right choice, though a bit expensive, you will LOVE it.

I was over at a friends house yesterday, and another friend came too.....I flew the Crack Yak, and Ryan (the "other" friend......I dont know how else to put it, well the friend that did not own the house that I went to ) flew it a couple times. He loved it, said he might get one sometime himself.

BTW Ryan should be joining this thread soon (he just signed up to RCG yesterday), I PM'd him the link. He is TheRas1200.

-Andres
Mar 10, 2013, 09:54 AM
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Waffle, your video's been blocked.
Mar 10, 2013, 12:04 PM
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No, his post was an hour away...
Rcg hasnt adapted to daylight savings time yet..

Edit: now it has


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