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Jun 10, 2005, 09:01 PM
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Airplane Runoff, Composite ARF Impact or Synergy3D?

I am having some trouble placing my order with composite arf. They won't take (automatically process) my credit card for some reason. In the meantime, I noticed has the Synergy 3D 1/2 off.

It's a runoff between these models until Monday AM when I'll complete my order.
The Synergy 3D looks like a far better composite plane, what are the groups opinions?
Has anyone done an electric conversion on this model?

I'd appreciate any comments and thanks in advance!

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Jun 11, 2005, 11:24 AM
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What will be your primary style of flying with the airplane. I have not flown the Synergy. By it's name, I suspect it is more for 3D aerobatics. The Impact on the other hand is intended for precision aerpbatics (pattern). I have flown and have seen many Impacts in competition pattern. It is a very capable plane up thru F3A maneuvers. My vote would go for the Impact as I fly pattern mostly.

Jun 11, 2005, 06:21 PM
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The Synergy 3D is much more completly built than the Impact.
Jun 12, 2005, 03:51 PM
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Both planes are a Synergy of F3A Pattern and 3D flight. Looking at the kits the only thing missing is an electric engine mount option for the Synergy. This is what I was hoping someone else has experience with. Please let me know if you do?
Jun 12, 2005, 04:11 PM
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Another thing worry about with the beautiful Synergy is the availability of replacement parts. The plane is 1/2 off because the rep is having trouble getting the planes, this doesn't make me feel very good about my access to parts. Because of this parts situation, I have completed the COMPOSITE ARF IMPACT order. My credit card finally went through. Only 2 phone calls from the bank reporting fraudulent activity from Hong Kong. I am a little excited now...

I will post an elaborate build for this model in this group later. Rather than picking up where Kelvin left off, I will create my own post for a clearer build.

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