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Old Jan 06, 2013, 01:34 PM
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:05 PM
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I think I need to bump this one. Very interesting to see the different methods that people are coming up with to transport planes.
Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:19 PM
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that's gonna leave a scar
yeah Spring is on it's way...i want to pile all i can in the truck, for those all day flying fiascos
Old Feb 17, 2013, 11:52 AM
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 12:33 AM
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wow just logged in here
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 10:29 AM
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If I remember right, the OP of the pic had a lipo catch his van on fire.
Old Apr 20, 2013, 11:44 AM
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HATE when that happens
Old Apr 20, 2013, 12:19 PM
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I just carry my smaller planes out to my backyard.
Old Jul 29, 2013, 09:06 PM
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Ok so I finally bought the material and this is what I came up with. It fits between the wheel wells of my silverado.
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Have not run it in the pickup yet, I think I need some straps or something across the planes to keep them on the rack at highway speeds.
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Description: 3 planes fit nicely
have not decided on the top yet. I think I want to join the 2 uprights for more stability.

materials
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2... 3/4 x 10 ft pvc $4.76
1... bag of 10 3/4 T's $2.73
4... 3/4 90 deg $1.68
1... primer & glue $7.99
1... 3/4 6ft foam $1.18
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right now its 34 high 32 long and 29 wide
might be taller depending on how I finish the top.
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Old Jul 30, 2013, 12:40 PM
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I just throw my planes on the 4 wheeler and off we go
Old Oct 09, 2013, 04:54 PM
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Old Oct 12, 2013, 11:32 AM
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Made a video


So I didn't think pictures would do it justice.

Didn't want to use bungee or other to hold the planes while in the back of the pickup. So I came up with these adj hold downs out of pvc. I have driven 60 + mph and had no problems. But I do worry about the force of the wind on the elevator servos over time.

Transport rc planes (1 min 2 sec)


I get lots of interest at the field, so far no one else has made one for themselves.
Makes a great stand at the field:
take the stand and planes out of the truck in one move
easy to keep the planes in the shade under the easy up canopy
very hard to have someone step on your planes

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If you guys have any 30 or 50cc planes check out our website www.av8carriers.com
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Old May 04, 2014, 04:09 PM
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If you pack em in tight enough, they sort of interlock and don;t need any ancillary racking or any of that sort of thing
Old May 05, 2014, 09:34 AM
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How about --

So you fancy a big plane but have a small car.


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