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Old Nov 28, 2012, 09:19 AM
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Has anyone tried z8's setup? He says it is .5 oz lighter with 20% more power and 50% more flying time?? Is that possible?

http://z8rc.com/forum/rc-airplanes/z...s/page-2/#p321
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Z8 has less than zero credibility here and on other forums. Not sure many folks care much for what he does.

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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:26 AM
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i made these over thanksgiving.
How do you have then attached?
Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:36 AM
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I did some testing with the edge and found the gws 7035dd prop to be the most efficient, it puts out 14 ounces thrust @ 100 watts and 8.9 amps static vs the stock prop which puts out 12ounces thrust at 110 watts and 9.9 amps static. On lipo tests I've found the thunder power 325mah 65c 3s to be the most powerful and it weighs 35.5g vs 42.5g stock lipo. This configuration will give you more power at a lighter weight and it still gets 4-5 minute flight times with a tad to spare. If you want more power and a good speed increase try the apc 7x4E prop with the eflm1920 2mm collet style adapter.
Old Nov 28, 2012, 01:42 PM
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 02:03 PM
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I mixed up two lines Z8s set up is 0.9 oz less weight. The line with 50% more flying time is only 0.2 oz lighter.

E-Flight Edge 540QQ - hovering around almost a full ounce lighter (7 min 41 sec)
Old Nov 28, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Where do you find this magic Z8's setup? - Is it a secret or can somebody reveal it?
Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:30 AM
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Where do you find this magic Z8's setup? - Is it a secret or can somebody reveal it?
Like I said those of us on the forums for a while know Z8 and how he creates magic setups nobody can replicate. We started ignoring him long before he was banned.

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Old Nov 29, 2012, 07:53 PM
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Alright guys, Model Airplane news is sending me one of these babies to do a review on. I'm only 13
http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blo...shop-aj-slick/
There is my first one.
I am a little nervous on how to approach the QC issues (if they are present).....

They're also sending me a Spektrum Compter radio,(I run the Futaba 8FG)

I'll let you guys know when I have it done, and I would like some feedback from you. I will have to PM it since it is against the rules to post it......
Would like some feedback/suggestions when I'm done!!

P.S. I get to interview QuiQue too
Old Nov 29, 2012, 08:14 PM
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So....I'm not seeing a difference in the way mine flies. Honestly the plane is set up pretty well out of the box. If you want to fly high alpha all day then by all means lighten it up, but you will loose the mass needed to do things like pop-tops and fast KE spins. To each their own, but Ive found it to be the perfect mix of slow stability and still have the ability to do violent manuvers. Making it too light will make it like the Addiction that I just sold. No mass for good KE spins or pop-tops, but would harrier all day. Out of the box it flies just like my PA Ultimate AMR.... A beast at tumbling and still lands like a feather. I only changed the prop to a GWS 7x3.5. I see no need to do anything else to it since it flies so good.
To each their own though.....
Old Nov 29, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 08:16 PM
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Alright guys, Model Airplane news is sending me one of these babies to do a review on. I'm only 13
http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blo...shop-aj-slick/
There is my first one.
I am a little nervous on how to approach the QC issues (if they are present).....

They're also sending me a Spektrum Compter radio,(I run the Futaba 8FG)

I'll let you guys know when I have it done, and I would like some feedback from you. I will have to PM it since it is against the rules to post it......
Would like some feedback/suggestions when I'm done!!

P.S. I get to interview QuiQue too
That's cool Alex!! Let us know if we can help in any way. As for QC issues, just review based on what you get.
Old Nov 29, 2012, 08:17 PM
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That's cool Alex!! Let us know if we can help in any way. As for QC issues, just review based on what you get.
Alright thanks!!! Flight phots, flight photos, flight photos....perfection...hard!
Old Nov 30, 2012, 11:19 AM
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Alright thanks!!! Flight phots, flight photos, flight photos....perfection...hard!
That is a great gig. I just did my 53rd product review for RCG! It is something I really enjoy. If you need any help reach out - I can give you some experience from my years reviewing models and radios.

Mike


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