Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 03:13 AM
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GWS-38 (P-38 Lightning)... its here.


Early bird emails just went out a few hours ago. I responded to mine.

Rumor has it that the No Power System (White) version is $49.95 plus shipping.

And yes, it has steerable nose gear stock... with possible retract/steerable nose gear coming out in the future.

It also has enough room for flap options... and even enough wingspan and power to weight ratio for bomb drop mechanisms.

-Chris
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 09:12 AM
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Who put that TREE there!!
any pics of the it anywhere?
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 09:31 AM
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blaze pics please
Old Aug 24, 2006, 09:55 AM
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P38 Pictures


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Old Aug 24, 2006, 10:22 AM
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...see next post...
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 10:23 AM
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Yeah, yeah, but its only got one spinner. I'll give ya $20 for it shipped.
BTW, any dimensions, weight, etc? Looks like no rudder?
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 10:30 AM
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Heres more info straight from the GWS reps themselves.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RAY GWS
Price US$

GWAEO023--------GWS-38 NPS/White----------------49.95
GWAEO023A-------GWS-38 NPS/Siliver----------------59.95
GWAEO023B-------GWS-38 EPS300 Twin Siliver --------84.95
GWAEO023C-------GWS-38 BL2208 Twin Siliver --------89.95
Specs:
l Unique Product Position in RC
l Stable & Powerful Flying Machine
l Remarkable Classic Style
l Attractive Scale Appearance
l Tricycle Shock Absorbing Landing Gear
l NPS/EPS300C/BL2208 Power System
l Steerable Nose Gear
l Length: 853mm (33.6 in.)
l Wing Span: 1200mm (47.2 in.)
l Wing Area: 19.9dm2 (308.5 sq. in.)
l Wing Loading: 36.2 g /dmē (11.9oz./sq.ft.)
l Radio Required: 4 Channels or Above
l Power System: BL2208/18T or EPS300C
l Flying Weight: 720g (25.4oz.)

Item Number------ Description-------------------RoHS
GWAEO023--------GWS-38 NPS/White------------OK
GWAEO023A-------GWS-38 NPS/Silver------------OK
GWAEO023B-------GWS-38 EPS300 Twin Silver----Not Ready
GWAEO023C-------GWS-38 BL2208 Twin Silver----Soon

The two motor versions are not ready yet because of import restrictions (RoHS)... too much lead and "hazardous" materials in the motor wires and joints I guess.

I don't think there is any rudder plans stock... but I assume the rudder channel is used for the steerable nose wheel for ground taxi.

Visit the original thread for more information.

-Chris
Old Aug 24, 2006, 06:08 PM
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i would not be doing gws motors anyway i would install axi 2208/34 or 2212/26
Old Aug 24, 2006, 06:13 PM
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I would have said the same thing 1 month ago... but you'd be surprised what the 2215's can do on 2s and an 8x4 prop.

Not to mention BOTH GWS 2205's cost less than half of one AXI... and provide a better price/performance ratio.

Don't get me wrong, I like AXI's... but its different when you've actually seen a GWS 2205 setup right on a 2s foamie.

-Chris
Last edited by Blaze.45; Oct 05, 2006 at 02:01 PM. Reason: 2205's, not 2215's
Old Aug 24, 2006, 07:29 PM
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i allready have the axis so it would n`t cost me nothing
Old Aug 24, 2006, 07:42 PM
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I think you will see lots of mod possibilities.They will sell like hotcakes I'm sure! I sure hope they do a Mosquito!
Old Aug 24, 2006, 10:20 PM
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Axi-shmaxie....
Ailerons and elevator, chuck the landing gear, two bp 21's
Keep it simple and fly the dickens out of it.
I wan't one right now!!!
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 10:59 PM
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Na landing gear is the way to go , imagine rotating , flying , landing then taxi back awsome , just like the real one deffinattely on my list .
Old Aug 26, 2006, 06:39 PM
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2212-20s.... add rudders and fly the dickens out of it <on a knife edge!>

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Old Aug 28, 2006, 03:37 PM
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I want one, I want one, I want one!(maybe two, hehehe)
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