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Old Sep 05, 2011, 11:55 AM
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Any idea when it will be available in the US? They appear to be available in the UK and possibly Australia, but not here. I don't even see them mentioned on Caliber Hobby's website.
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Old Sep 05, 2011, 05:51 PM
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May be call and ask them.

NPS version part number GWTM400O

All the EPO models only come in white but they are cheaper than the EPS versions.
Old Sep 05, 2011, 08:19 PM
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Sweet! I prefer white.
Old Sep 05, 2011, 11:00 PM
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Thanks, thrashmaster. That was what I was looking for.

Regarding the EPO versions, I always prefer EPS when it comes to GWS kits. EPS is lighter, stiffer and looks smoother up close. If you want extra strength, just glass it with 1/2oz cloth.
Old Sep 06, 2011, 09:13 AM
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Thanks, thrashmaster. That was what I was looking for.

Regarding the EPO versions, I always prefer EPS when it comes to GWS kits. EPS is lighter, stiffer and looks smoother up close. If you want extra strength, just glass it with 1/2oz cloth.
I agree with all of that. I just hate how susceptible EPS is to dents and dings, and I don't feel like glassing the Tigermoth. I will be glassing my EPS Corsair very soon though.
Old Sep 16, 2011, 02:47 PM
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Yeah, I think I'll just sand my Tiger Moth and give it a coat of poly before painting. It'll be smooth, just not ding proof. but I'm planning to add floats so weight savings is crucial. My GWS Corsair(s) have always flown well with the extra couple of ounces from glass and they stay good looking far longer than unglassed EPS planes. I recommend it for the warbirds.
Old Sep 16, 2011, 06:23 PM
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Yeah, I think I'll just sand my Tiger Moth and give it a coat of poly before painting. It'll be smooth, just not ding proof. but I'm planning to add floats so weight savings is crucial. My GWS Corsair(s) have always flown well with the extra couple of ounces from glass and they stay good looking far longer than unglassed EPS planes. I recommend it for the warbirds.
Well, it looks like I'll be doing the same as you with my moth. Despite my rant about EPS, i went ahead and ordered it in EPS. I did the same thing to my Spitfire and people are surprised to find out that its foam.
Old Oct 19, 2011, 02:05 PM
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Good Job
Old Oct 20, 2011, 02:50 PM
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Many EPO version GWS NPS Kits are avalible in GWS China ready to go.

Tell your LHS, you want them!
Old Oct 22, 2011, 06:33 AM
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Many EPO version GWS NPS Kits are avalible in GWS China ready to go.

Tell your LHS, you want them!
Mr Lin; Can dealers and distributors place purchase orders to GWS in China?
They are not available from GWS USA. Bob
Old Oct 22, 2011, 07:27 AM
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Mr Lin; Can dealers and distributors place purchase orders to GWS in China?
They are not available from GWS USA. Bob
In Australia we can.
Old Oct 22, 2011, 01:03 PM
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Mr Lin; Can dealers and distributors place purchase orders to GWS in China?
They are not available from GWS USA. Bob
GWS USA DOES appear to have many EPO kits, but they are not listed with the older EPS kits in the "Airplane Kits" link. You need to click on the banner picture to see them.

They need to revise their web page to show both EPS and EPO kits from the "Airplane Kits" link.
Old Oct 23, 2011, 11:58 AM
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Hi Bob,

It might not be a good idea owing to the shipping expense unless the quantity ordered is big enough. Probably you have to call on GWS USA to see if there's any shipment of these EPO kits.

Chen
Old Nov 01, 2011, 07:43 PM
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Mr Lin; Can dealers and distributors place purchase orders to GWS in China?
They are not available from GWS USA. Bob
Pls place orders to GWS USA for USA market demands.

If small orders shipped from GWS China, the custom broker charges will be too costy on both side.

We constantly ship GWS products to our USA warehouse.

GWS USA 100% own by me.

If some day economics wake up again, your orders can be full fill the container, then we can think about ship to you from GWS China again to save the shipping cost for inland USA.
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GWS S03N2 and GWS S03N2 servos ready to go.

Pls check with local dealers.

If unavalible, you can buy GWS China direct: export@gws.com.tw
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