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Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:32 AM
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Some more pictures here, make sure you scroll down for some hi-res pictures!

http://www.rclineforum.de/forum/boar...be-air-beaver/

And here:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1585220

And here:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...3898368&type=1

I'm done.
Thanks for those links, the pictures answer a lot of questions for me. I think the lines going from the wings to the floats are unnecessary, but they maight actually be there to help pull the floats up off the water.
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 08:25 AM
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Was that u that posted on my youtube video? If so, thanks for stopping in here to say hi!
Yep, that would be me. Hey question for you guys, Tower sends the "anylink" for free, but I may not wanna use it, how easy will it be to just install my extra Ar600 Spektrum reciever in this bird?
Old Oct 02, 2012, 08:51 AM
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Yep, that would be me. Hey question for you guys, Tower sends the "anylink" for free, but I may not wanna use it, how easy will it be to just install my extra Ar600 Spektrum reciever in this bird?
It's extremely easy. The RX is just laying loose in the bottom of the fuse. It was the first thing I did when I got my Beaver. One thing I noticed, though, was that I had to reverse every channel except for the throttle.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 09:25 AM
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It's extremely easy. The RX is just laying loose in the bottom of the fuse. It was the first thing I did when I got my Beaver. One thing I noticed, though, was that I had to reverse every channel except for the throttle.
Awesome Steve, I figured as much, but asked for giggles! Thanks
Old Oct 02, 2012, 01:47 PM
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Mine will be in friday noon
Question: are the floats completly foam or is there a protective shell under them?
Old Oct 02, 2012, 03:16 PM
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Got mine today. Just opened the box and it looks pretty nice.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 06:45 PM
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Just picked up my beaver from SN, which prompted me to fix another plane first. Now ready to unbox. Nothing like a new plane to motivate me to work on even another model before getting to the new one lol.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 06:51 PM
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Great find. Interesting, wonder why they have those there. It serves no purpose as far as I can see. To keep the floats from rotating inwards?

That pic still doesn't show what the loops are by the rudders. Argh. LOL
Check out the manufacturer's product web page.
Has some close up pics of the loops
Old Oct 02, 2012, 06:57 PM
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Great find. Interesting, wonder why they have those there. It serves no purpose as far as I can see. To keep the floats from rotating inwards?

That pic still doesn't show what the loops are by the rudders. Argh. LOL
Check out the manufacturer's product web page.
Manufacturer's Product Web Page
http://www.flyzoneplanes.com/airplan...020/index.html
Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Check out the manufacturer's product web page.
Manufacturer's Product Web Page
http://www.flyzoneplanes.com/airplan...020/index.html
I still don't see what the loops are for though. A 1/4" inside of the loop is a catch for the rubber band. The loop serves no purpose that I can find.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Just picked up my beaver from SN, which prompted me to fix another plane first. Now ready to unbox. Nothing like a new plane to motivate me to work on even another model before getting to the new one lol.
Congrats Brent! I think you'll love it.
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Mine will be in friday noon
Question: are the floats completly foam or is there a protective shell under them?
All foam. The inside edge does have a hard plastic runner to reduce splashing on the prop though.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:25 PM
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PaulRC, the floats are all foam.
Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:28 PM
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I still don't see what the loops are for though. A 1/4" inside of the loop is a catch for the rubber band. The loop serves no purpose that I can find.
Maybe the loops are to tie it up at the dock. LOL
Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:32 PM
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PaulRC, the floats are all foam.
Thanks Guys
Doing some tests on some foam using alluminium speed tape to simulate real floats , it would look great


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