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Apr 06, 2011, 04:37 PM
The RED filters through
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Originally Posted by losifanatic
Rits fabric dye works great and does not add weight and doesn't scratch off
+1 !

If you are going for something other than black, it'll take some trial and error because of the gray...
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Apr 06, 2011, 04:38 PM
Sippin the Koolaid!
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Thats why I went black
Apr 06, 2011, 06:20 PM
It's gone...
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and once you go black....
Apr 06, 2011, 07:23 PM
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and once you go black....
You'll definitely go back.
Apr 06, 2011, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Buzzed
Is it the yellow/black/white one?? My buddy has one of those. First true 3D aerobat I ever flew.

-Buzzed

Its the red white and blue. I shouldn't admit to this but, here it goes.

I converted it to nitro a while back when I go the nitro itch, with a saito 56. I put a few flights on it. It held up well with just a few areas that I reinforced.

Now I want it back as electric. With motors, esc and batteries being so cheap, (price) there's no reason to stick with nitro anymore. I just started flying my 3dhs epp foamie and I'm having a blast learning 3D. The AJ Fliton will have a .32 motor and will be my beater plane. But, what I really want is the 71 Slick.
Apr 06, 2011, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by ronmad02
I think 3dhs has rebuild kits for that concern with the right amount of thrust built in it..

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/51-AJ-Sli...x_p_14995.html

Opps didnt see you have the fliton. That box wont work for that..

I just sold my aj fliton complete kit at the toledo show...
Thanks. I can probably make that work.
Apr 07, 2011, 02:13 AM
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Originally Posted by roadhogtri
Its the red white and blue. I shouldn't admit to this but, here it goes.

I converted it to nitro a while back when I go the nitro itch, with a saito 56. I put a few flights on it. It held up well with just a few areas that I reinforced.

Now I want it back as electric. With motors, esc and batteries being so cheap, (price) there's no reason to stick with nitro anymore. I just started flying my 3dhs epp foamie and I'm having a blast learning 3D. The AJ Fliton will have a .32 motor and will be my beater plane. But, what I really want is the 71 Slick.
The 71 is just about perfect! You will really dig it.

-Buzzed
Apr 07, 2011, 02:30 AM
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The 71 is just about perfect! You will really dig it.

-Buzzed
Pics like that are going to make me pull the trigger to soon. I just bought a CC ICE 100 that is going into one of these. I'm also eyeballing a Scorpio motor that I'd like to get a good deal on.
Apr 07, 2011, 08:22 AM
Sippin the Koolaid!
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Originally Posted by roadhogtri
Pics like that are going to make me pull the trigger to soon. I just bought a CC ICE 100 that is going into one of these. I'm also eyeballing a Scorpio motor that I'd like to get a good deal on.
the 51 slick is the perfect size plane for the throw in the back of the car and go. Or fly in the front yard and still give you that bigger plane feel.

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The 71 is just amazing and has that presence in the air. Smooth is all I have to say!


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Apr 07, 2011, 10:33 AM
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Nice pics losifanatic.. Cant wait to get my 51 up in the air. ordering my a30-12xl and x70 tomorrow...
Apr 07, 2011, 09:46 PM
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Can anyone give me the length of the motor box? I want to know if I can adapt it to my fliton. Thanks.
Apr 07, 2011, 09:52 PM
ExtremeFlight - 3DHS - Legacy
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I'm familiar with the fliton...honestly it would be easier to fab a new one than to adapt one from another plane.
Apr 07, 2011, 09:56 PM
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I can fab one, but I was more concerned with the thrust angle. I tried contacting fliton for thrust angle info, but no reply. Is the angle on the slick similar to the fliton?
Apr 08, 2011, 12:01 AM
ExtremeFlight - 3DHS - Legacy
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That's because Fliton ist Kaput.

The angle is approximate...different props require different angles to be "perfect"..and "perfect" is a matter of pilot preference anyway.

Use 2.5 degrees. Close enough, trust me.
Apr 08, 2011, 12:21 AM
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Thanks, I really appreciate it.


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