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Old 02-23-2002, 10:56 PM
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What do =you= think?
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:03 PM
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Maybe we'll agree this time?
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:10 PM
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:18 PM
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:28 PM
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You got me thinking about that TBM 260... I didn't know that was such a good 3D plane. :stupid:
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:41 PM
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Originally posted by JBH
. I didn't know that was such a good 3D plane.
I didn't either..and if it is better than the Radiocraft it must be quite a plane!

It's a very complete kit for a little more than the RC.
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Old 02-23-2002, 11:48 PM
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Lately I'm going crazy because there are soooooo many great planes! And, there's so many used great planes, too! I think that's why I haven't been working on my AW 33% ARF. Not that it won't be a good plane... but my mind is just racing with all the possibilities! I was this close to buying a 33% FC last month... I would have had it by now... I'm sorta regretting not going that route. Maybe my RC 40% will be so good it will keep me from straying? I know... not a chance. :-)

Currently... I still think the H9 33% CAP is the best ARF in the world. At least I'm settled on that one fact... for the moment. :-)
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Originally posted by JBH

Currently... I still think the H9 33% CAP is the best ARF in the world. At least I'm settled on that one fact... for the moment. :-)
Better than the AW too?

If I could afford the FC extra I'd have it now too..
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Old 02-24-2002, 12:23 AM
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Originally posted by Chris 540
Better than the AW too?
I think so... definitely.

If I could afford the FC extra I'd have it now too..
Now I remember why I went with the RC over the FC... size. The main reason I traded the CAP was because I wanted something bigger. The RC 40% was cheaper than the FC 33%. So, I was thinking AW ARF for my sport plane. That's all well and good logic... but I still can't get the FC out of my head. And, now you throw this TBM 260 at me!!! :-)
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Keep us informed on the RC!! When you supposed to get it?

I probably don't even have to ask about what motor will be in it...

Have you ever built a plane from a kit?
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I saw that cartoon... it was one of the best ones. :-)

You think I might use a DA-150? I'm sending my check off for it on Monday. :-) Plane might be here in two weeks! :-)

I haven't built a kit... but I'm getting the urge and want to build the 40% Carden Edge. I think I should build a warm up kit... any ideas?

BTW... there are some people voting for the Edge for IMAC. :spinnyeye
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Originally posted by JBH

I haven't built a kit... but I'm getting the urge and want to build the 40% Carden Edge. I think I should build a warm up kit... any ideas?
What type of plane would you want to build?
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You left off your list the best Imac plane........it's a DIABLO.
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You left off your list the best Imac plane........it's a DIABLO.
You hang out with Dick Hanson or something?
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Old 02-24-2002, 02:34 AM
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Originally posted by Chris 540


What type of plane would you want to build?
Something kool... of course.
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You can always build a Diablo!
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Hi guys, interesting comments on the new big arfs. good reading, anyhow does radiocraft have a website? Also does Kange have any of the Laser 2000's out in your area? Phoned the nearest Canadian dealer about it today but nothing on the shelf and no word as to when. Thanks, keep up the banter, sure makes the time pass up here! Sterling
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Originally posted by Sterling McC.
Also does Kange have any of the Laser 2000's out in your area?
Hi Sterling!

Won't Kangke sell to you directly up there like they do for us down here?
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Kangke laser....is this the one with all the horrendous stars all over it?
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I didn't call Kangke direct because shipping for me is a real nightmare with oversize boxes. Especially after last fall. Unfortunately where I live if I can't get it shipped via Greyhound I'm better off to wait until my crew and I go on holiday. I'd rather let the hobby shop handle customs etc. And yes Chris its the one with all the stars, happen to like the looks! I know all my taste is in my mouth, but I'm a sucker for blue, add some stars and I'm there!! Sterling
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Saw this at Doug's in Waldorf, MD
It looks better "in person"
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Originally posted by Chris 540
You can always build a Diablo!
What about an AW 29% Edge 540? Do you think I can handle that for my first kit?
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Originally posted by JBH

What about an AW 29% Edge 540? Do you think I can handle that for my first kit?
Thats actually what I was thinking...The AW kits are more simple than the Cardens.

The AW edge would give you plenty of experience sheeting foam. You'll need it...On the carden you have to sheet the belly, turtle deck, hatch, wings, and the tail surfaces.

The place where the AW is easier is in the fuse. It is basically 1/8 ply sides and some laser cut formers. The Carden is a sheeted truss design.

The instructions with the AW are so-so...and expect you have prior building experience. With I little help I'd say you should be able to complete it. You seem like one who is up to a challenge.
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Originally posted by Chris 540


Thats actually what I was thinking...The AW kits are more simple than the Cardens.

The AW edge would give you plenty of experience sheeting foam. You'll need it...On the carden you have to sheet the belly, turtle deck, hatch, wings, and the tail surfaces.

The place where the AW is easier is in the fuse. It is basically 1/8 ply sides and some laser cut formers. The Carden is a sheeted truss design.

The instructions with the AW are so-so...and expect you have prior building experience. With I little help I'd say you should be able to complete it. You seem like one who is up to a challenge.
You sure are a precocious little kid. LOL Seriously... thanks for the info... sounds like a plan.
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