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Old Dec 18, 2007, 12:59 PM
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I plan on picking one up Dean. I can probably do the Cobra field gig, short trip from Bellevue. I work Wednesdays though, again, lol. That's why you haven't seen me out at the soccer place.
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Old Dec 19, 2007, 12:37 AM
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Old Dec 19, 2007, 03:24 PM
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I just ordered my SE5a today. I've got the Jenny and have been flying it indoors for the past couple weeks. Having both of these good looking planes just seems natural . With all this ice/rain/snow crap we have been getting, there is no way to fly outside.
Old Dec 19, 2007, 06:08 PM
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I'll snag mine at the LHS, same price as on line minus shipping for planes anyway. They don't sell any of the motors I use but I think I have one for it already. One of these should work well for it and I already have them.

http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id...7&pid=B2552589

http://www.graysonhobby.com/catalog/...roducts_id=154
Old Dec 19, 2007, 10:21 PM
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This is what I used for the Jenny. I'll use the same exact stuff on the SE5a

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Old Dec 19, 2007, 10:52 PM
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I have one on the way also. Hopefully it will be here Friday.

Greg D, I am using the Ele C20 1500kv motor on my Jenny with a GWS 8x4HD and an E-flite 800mAh 2s. I want to try a different prop...maybe an 8x6HD or a SF prop to see if it has more thrust.
Old Dec 19, 2007, 11:04 PM
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Isn't the 8x4 enough or are just looking for more?
Old Dec 19, 2007, 11:20 PM
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The 8x4 moves it around nicely. It takes off in just a few feet and will penetrate a mild wind OK. I haven't been able to get a good loop out of it...so I am thinking that just a little more thrust would get it over the top. My Jenny my be a bit on the heavy side with my added wheels and the 1.5+ oz battery...indoors with the lighter wheels and a smaller battery it may do a loop just fine.
Old Dec 19, 2007, 11:33 PM
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Cool, thanks. I agree that it would be good if it could pull off a loop. The TM it will replace would do them. Also just wouldn't quite be a WW I fighter without some mild aerobatic capability.
Old Dec 20, 2007, 07:29 PM
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Just received 2 SE5a's and will use the 250 as I did on the Jenny. Found the GWS 7 X 3.5 HD perfect for motor! See my flight Vids of the Jenny using that prop on my website. www.boomerseflight.com Also pics and description.
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Old Dec 20, 2007, 07:53 PM
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Just received 2 SE5a's and will use the 250 as I did on the Jenny. Found the GWS 7 X 3.5 HD perfect for motor! See my flight Vids of the Jenny using that prop on my website. www.boomerseflight.com Also pics and description.
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2 SE5A's one for a backup?
Old Dec 20, 2007, 08:10 PM
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If the LHS has it yet I may pick mine up this weekend. I'll still need an ESC and a battery pack for it (have RX & servos) unless I can prop it to use the 640 mah 3s I have laying around & it will fit in the plane.
Old Dec 20, 2007, 08:13 PM
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2 SE5A's one for a backup?
Or to detail during these looooooooong winter months.
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Old Dec 21, 2007, 09:04 AM
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Or to detail during these looooooooong winter months.
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I feel your pain about those looooong winter months.

I wont be avle to fly my se5 until mid January at our next indoor flying meet.....I hate winter....
Old Dec 21, 2007, 10:35 AM
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Or to detail during these looooooooong winter months.
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Since we don't have winter's to speak of, I can get by with one.

I should have mine soon.


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