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Old 05-13-2005, 09:45 PM
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Is The [link=http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXJPU8&P=7]U-Can-Do 3D EP a good plane.[/link]. I am somewhat of a beginner. I do have a plane but I want something that I can accually do something with. Is this a good plane or is there a better one u suggest. also why would I buy [link=http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCJG7]Great Planes ElectriFly Triton DC Comp Peak Charger[/link]. then i could get [link=http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHNW5]Great Planes PolyCharge Lithium Polymer DC Charger[/link]. What are the differences other than what they can charge. And what do they both plug into. IM confused. Thanks
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Old 05-13-2005, 09:53 PM
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first of all how much experience do you have? can you successfully take off, fly and land without crashing through a whole battery pack? what plane do you currently have? i dont think this is the right plane for you. flying is kinda like learning to ride a bike. first you have a bike with training wheels, then you take them off, then you move up to a bigger bike, then you can get a dirtbike when you are good enough and so on and so on. i think you should get a GWS Formosa or a Tiger Moth. a 3D foamy might be a lot different than what you have now or it could be almost the same thing. it depends on your skill.
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The U-Can-Do 3D EP is a plane better suited for an advanced pilot, not someone with "some experience." Perhaps if you could be more specific as to your level of experience, and what plane you're flying now?

The differences between the Triton and PolyCharge chargers are pretty well spelled out in their product descriptions. In a nutshell, the Triton is a much more capable charger, and would be able to charge most any battery you're likely to have. That PolyCharge can only charge LiPoly batteries, and can't charge at quite as high a rate as the Triton.

Both these chargers plug into a 12V power source, such as a car battery. All the good chargers do. This is so you can use them at the field without having to lug along a heavy AC power supply, and to keep them affordable. You will need to provide a suitable 12V power source for charging at home, either a regulated power supply or large 12V lead acid battery.
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Old 05-14-2005, 11:17 AM
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Right now I have a 2-channel plane. It doesnt take off but I land it fine even without Ailerons or a landing gear. Its hard to controle because its light and when it goes out of controll you can only hope it swops back up but I manage and im good with it. I also have tons of expereince with cars so im used to controling when flying away and towards me. And for the battery chargers I would prolly just get the cheap one because i only need on type of battery. Also why are both chargers in the accesories needed section not just one? Thanks jeff
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