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Old Aug 18, 2011, 04:14 PM
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I hope they do better than they did with the Carbon Z Yak
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=EFL10080

If you check out the threads, that plane had a LOT of problems:
- Bad servos
- bad motor mount
- The wings were super strong but the fuse wasn't (a hard landing could crack the fuse)
- Also several complaints that the plane was too heavy

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...z+yak&page=114



Let's hope they learned from that one when they release this one...
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Old Aug 18, 2011, 04:16 PM
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Just fell off my chair.....


So what is Carbon Z? . They have put some carbon rods in the Z-foam and applied for patent protection

That's just plain indecent

I guess that means all of the Super Strykers built in this forum are in violation? (only if you make a living selling them I guess)
Old Aug 18, 2011, 04:33 PM
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Nah... But it might be difficult for HH to claim it was their invention....
Someone else deserves some credit!
HH should offer a free Scimitar to every Stryker maniac who has modified a Stryker with carbon rods and documented it by posting pictures....
That's my opinion!
Old Aug 18, 2011, 05:07 PM
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Carbon Z


Check out this explanation of Carbon Z.

Just saw it (the video) a little while ago.


What is Carbon-Z technology? (12 min 46 sec)




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Old Aug 18, 2011, 05:10 PM
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Check out this explanation of Carbon Z.

Just saw it the video a little while ago.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF48I...layer_embedded
I like when they put the 45lb weight on the wing....
Old Aug 18, 2011, 05:11 PM
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Check out this explanation of Carbon Z.

Just saw it the video a little while ago.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF48I...layer_embedded
I like when they put the 45lb weight on the wing....and the hinge they're using for the control surfaces allows less restrictive movement...
Old Aug 18, 2011, 07:57 PM
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The Q never caught my attention, but this one did - Guess I'm gonna call my LHS tomorrow.

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Old Aug 18, 2011, 08:20 PM
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I'd let a few others buy it and see how it goes. The Carbon Z Yak 54 had a LOT of problems with the servos which this plane is using the same ones... Sure would suck to have to pay $400 for a plane and then turn around and spend another $100 to replace the 5 servos that are in it... (and possibly wreck your plane when a servo fails)

There were so many crashes on the Yak 54 that a crash thread was started for it (that's not good).

I was actually interested in the Yak till I found those threads...
Old Aug 18, 2011, 11:38 PM
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Micro Stryker now available at Horizon. Of course I am maxed out with my R/C budget right now. But I will definitely get one eventually.
Old Aug 20, 2011, 10:29 AM
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when i was much younger i use to ride bsa and norton bikes,think the phrase is "prince of darkness",had a t shirt with that printed on it.ya thank lucas for self dimming headlights lol
Thanks for the correction oly, yes, Lucas, the Prince of Darkness.
Old Aug 20, 2011, 01:08 PM
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what ya mean i have to land?
not being an idiot here and no offensejust i have seen that phrase a couple of times on another forum.i remember late nights with my beezer hoping i made it home before the lights went out completly lol.reason i remember that phrase is i still have the tshirt hanging in my closet
Old Aug 20, 2011, 03:46 PM
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No offense imagined, not even for a second Oly.

Let's get back to Strykers... how about that new $400 one for grown ups? Sorry to throw yet another one at you Johnny...

43" wingspan, retracts, rudders, and thrust vectoring!

IT NEEDS A LOT MORE POWER - so give them a hand guys!

Carbon-Z Scimitar BNF & PNP by E-flite (1 min 37 sec)


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Old Aug 20, 2011, 03:56 PM
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what ya mean i have to land?
damn,first the q,then the mini q,now a maxi q?lol
Old Aug 20, 2011, 06:03 PM
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Ok... Call me an old-timer but I'm glad I have 6 PKZ1267s on the shelf.... With my recent crash history they should last about 20 years.....
Old Aug 20, 2011, 07:11 PM
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I expect a few folks here may be interested in the Ice HV recall announced today.


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