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Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

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Old 05-02-2003, 04:42 PM
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

Has anybody bought one of the new Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF's yet?

I have a Patriot kit NIB, but was considering getting the Tomhawk as a replacement as it is already pre-built.

Anybody done a comparison of the Tomhawk vs the Patriot?
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Old 05-04-2003, 01:41 PM
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

Looks like nobody has any experience with this bird. I feel it is a little on the expensive side anyway at $370.
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Old 05-04-2003, 09:10 PM
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It does come with installed retracts, struts, and painted pilots. If its well built its worth it. I have the kit from many years ago. Still NIB if anyone wants it.
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

anyone has one / has seen it fly?
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

There's one in our club, built from the kit. You will be dissapointed if you are looking for speed. With a Webra 50 on a pipe, I was not impressed in the least. I think my Hots is faster. Looked like it was dragging something or the prop was on backwards, and he was flogging that Webra. It's a lot larger in cross section than the Patriot. Especially the Fuse. It's HUGE! Which may play a part in it looking so slow.
There's just too much air to move out the way. If you are looking for speed out of it, start with a hot 60, or maybe a 90.

If, on the other hand, you are looking for a cool jet with good handling, it's a very impressive plane. Very sweet looking take offs and Landings.
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Default Tomhawk....

....it's pretty, for sure....maybe for a guy who just wants
a nice prop jet to fly around....

....and doesn't have to have the fastest plane in town.
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

I will like to find out of the ARF is well built
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Default Morris Hobbies Tomhawk ARF?

I saw this model at a LHS. It looked nice. Had trike retracts and oleo struts already installed, but since I fly at a grass field, I didn't bring it home.
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