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Old 09-10-2009, 07:59 AM
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Hey guys!
I was thinking of making a RC skydiver, but I gave up sewing the parachute.
Is there a place where to buy a really cheap rc parachute? Everything I found was
too expensive. I live in Czech rep. and a guy makes only the parachute for about $210.
Please let me know if there is a cheaper option.
Thank you!
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Old 09-10-2009, 08:38 AM
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The price is about the same as any of ours are - You must know it takes many hours and costly materal to make these so to answer your question - You will have to make one yourself or buy a ready made and cost will be about the same plus any shipping cost

There is no cheap time and materal any more
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Old 09-10-2009, 05:41 PM
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Gozer1; A good made chute is not cheap and the price you have mentioned is that in your money evaluation or is that what you found out from the USA , you might get lucky where some one would sell you a good used chute that they would be willing to sell . I make chutes but they are all priced at $210.00 USA dollars. Will inguire around and see if I can find one foryou.


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I can sew the chute and have two plans now but wonder if there is a better design to consider for us DIY guys. Suggestions?

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Old 09-11-2009, 01:12 AM
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We met two guys of the Czech Republic at the German rc skydiving Championships in Heringen this year ,
they are selling chutes for the same price about $ 210 .
The labor cost over there is 1/3 of that of the EU or the US so finding a "new chute" Cheaper is not realistic, or you buy crap !
Look at some modelling sites in China and you find one cheaper "Only don't expect that it will fly like the EU or US stuff "
The other option is buy a used one !


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Old 09-11-2009, 02:12 AM
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Thank you everyone !
I just wanted to know whether I checked all the web sellers.
I will figure something out... 


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there is a web site rcchute.com I think this may help with your cheap suite.
"Jumping Jack"

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Old 10-30-2009, 03:21 PM
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Looks like the Jumper and suit and chute pack are from RC Skydiver in Ohio . Am I righr and poss the chute also
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Old 10-30-2009, 03:50 PM
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Paul Fannin has made a few Chutes that have turned out nice, you will have to rig it yourself and tie the lines but I can see what he would charge to sew you one up if you want? Let me know. There are enough people in this that I am sure you can get someone to give you the measurements for the rigging.


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Hi Don,I have made molds,templates,etc from many moons of work.there may be simular products
out there, but these are our design.



Thanks for asking
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Jumpin Jack is nothing more than a knockoff off of the RCSkydiving Micro Jumper. I know because I designed the Micro Diver from the ground up. If you want an original and the BEST on the market buy from RCSkydiving.
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Thats what I thought- Thanks for clearing that up- Dave
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Hi
Contact me and I will see what we can do. We are in SA.

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Howdy all my good friends - Take a look at the current issue of AMA mag andon page 136 Modeler's Mail the left hand collum Havent we been talkin about this guy - your commints as I will stand by
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I know it won't do any good but I just wrote a lettter to the editor of AMA Magazine. Someone needs to invite this guy to the next jump ralley, I will pay for the plane ticket![>:]
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Plannin a cookout?
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Hello again. I tried to sew it, but I had no plan, so it´s not working as I expected.
So plan B is: "has anyone got a parachute that he doesn´t use and could sell to me?"
Thanks for help.
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How big of a chute are you looking for?? We have 49" chutes and 32" chutes in stock. Contact me at skydiver@rcskydiving.com if you are interested.
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I have some also 49 inch and Jump suits and boots along with Jumper kits and a few other items



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