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Sep 12, 2005, 10:35 AM
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Please post your Small EPP 3D airplanes Here


I hate starting a new thread without searching. Who has time to search these days.

I looking for a small EPP Foam 3D airplane is the 6oz to 10oz range. Please list what you have including Motor and batteries. Thank You,

David
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Sep 12, 2005, 10:51 AM
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I think I found what Im looking for at www.slofly.com

How is doing business with them????
Last edited by fly4fun; Sep 12, 2005 at 04:44 PM.
Sep 12, 2005, 11:07 AM
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They have excellent service. I highly recommend them.
Sep 12, 2005, 01:58 PM
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i have the mini 32" and i love it. Slofly is great to do business with, I usually get my orders in a few days.

Bob
Sep 12, 2005, 04:44 PM
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Thanks all.
Sep 12, 2005, 06:15 PM
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24" R3D-mini - 3dhobbyshop.com

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/detail.aspx?ID=24
Sep 12, 2005, 06:49 PM
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I have a blitz EPP bi-plane from North East Sailplanes, At least for me the sevice was real good, got here quickly. I have a rimfire with a bl-8 speed control, 3cell 640mah packs(all electrifly) and then a futaba 4yf with the r114f(i think the r and f are in the righ tplace there) with s3108 servos on the tail and a s3107 for the ailerons, Flys fairly nice, only thing I may do is add CF to the tail section to stop the flex, the wings however use aluminum support rods and are rock solid...plus the full flying stab. makes hovers, elevators, and harriers nicely....
Sep 12, 2005, 07:40 PM
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[QUOTE=3d_Crazy]24" R3D-mini - 3dhobbyshop.com

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/detail.aspx?ID=24[/QUOTE

$69.00 Seems a little steep isn't it. Am I missing something Here.
Sep 12, 2005, 08:04 PM
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I have been having a lot of fun with smallish 3d planes. I take any plan I can find and scale it to around 24-26" WS, keep the weight around 5oz or less and go at it. I built the slofly 3d one from the plans on the website, I built another one from http://www.3dbatix.com/plans.htm (scaled the extra 330 3d to 67% for about 24"WS)
All my planes, are right around the samw weight and wingspan. I use 2 or 3 cell etec 450 mah batteries (the 3cell batts are on sale at allerc right now by the way) .
Sep 12, 2005, 08:10 PM
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Oh and I use the LENS RC 17turn motors.
Sep 12, 2005, 08:31 PM
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I want EPP 3D airplanes. I done using Depron
Sep 12, 2005, 08:37 PM
Lance Armstrong- 7 times!
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slofly is great

I still think that depron flies better, but Steve has put up a couple really good epp videos.
Sep 12, 2005, 08:39 PM
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fly4fun, all (except 1 FFF) my 3d planes are made of EPP.
Sep 12, 2005, 09:26 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fly4fun
$69.00 Seems a little steep isn't it. Am I missing something Here.
  • It's an ARF not a kit
  • Built fuse
  • Built wing with carbon fiber and tape in place
  • Pre-Painted
  • Included hardware kit
  • pre-cut control surfaces
  • Full Fuse (not a profile)
  • Full Airfoiled wing (not a flat plate)
  • illustrated manual
  • Extreamly durable
  • Great 3D flyer
Sep 12, 2005, 09:35 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3d_Crazy
  • It's an ARF not a kit
  • Built fuse
  • Built wing with carbon fiber and tape in place
  • Pre-Painted
  • Included hardware kit
  • pre-cut control surfaces
  • Full Fuse (not a profile)
  • Full Airfoiled wing (not a flat plate)
  • illustrated manual
  • Extreamly durable
  • Great 3D flyer

Im whit you man, its a excelent 3d machine, i love flying it in my living room, $69.99 is nothing for this excelent plane...


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