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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    I was told the same thing extend the motor wires not the battery wires but as you can see I didn't listen and my set up worked well for me. I guess you have to like flying this sort of plane to enjoy...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Repainted my Predator and added steerable nose wheel very simple set up cost $4.00 and took 15 min to install.
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    RE: SIG Bf 109 conversion to nitro ?

    electric= more power faster and can stay in the air longer then nitro they just don't make the noise most people like to hear.
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    RE: SIG Bf 109 conversion to nitro ?

    nitro? why?
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello Predator UAV with 4 Hitec HS-51 servos ball park 150.00 power system is an Axi 2212/20 with Jeti 18 advance pluss ball park $100.00 So with power system and servos plane is worth $250.00
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello my Predator UAV is just sitting around collection dust as im not much into glider flying if someone has a warbird they might want to trade for it let me know. You can see my predator in post...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Junkjet,
    Thanks for recommending the FI 156 Storch I really love the plane its fun to fly and turns the heads at the field . I was not able to find a kit small enough for EP power had to go with...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello Georgee Grats on the madian and I agree it is a nice electric plane. I see you made the same mistake as I did you put your decals on upside down. The single point of the star faces forward and...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    I really like that plane thanks much for the tip. Have you put any of there kits togeather? if so what do you think of them?

    Thanks
    Dave
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello guys need some help. I'm fortunate to work for a company that give out to its employees a $250.00 American Express card for Perfect attendance for a year which I did last year. Now my question...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello Just wanted to show you a pilot figure a friend of mine caved out of a chunck of balsa. I looked all over for a pilot for my Zero and couldn't find one I liked and he said he would make me one...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Ch1. Throttle
    Ch2. Rudder
    Ch3. Elevator
    Ch4. Ailerons

    Not in that order but that are the 4 Ch. needed to fly the Predator.
    Typically a 3 Ch plane doen't have Ailerons and a 4 Ch does.
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    If a GWS slowstick is the only plane you have flown my answer would be no. I fly both the GWS slowstick and the Predator and they fly nothing alike. 15oz extra weight would not be a problem as long...
  14. RE: .25 sized Great Planes P-40 Warhawk GP/EP ARF

    To each there own Marry Christmas and lots of Happy Flying
  15. RE: .25 sized Great Planes P-40 Warhawk GP/EP ARF

    For those running electric power and taking off on hard surface it is a very easy plane to ground control I ease on the throttle little at a time slowly building up speed take up about 200 feet of...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Hello Georgee, Don't know what the others did on there build but I put no thrust angle in mine mounted it flat up aginst the fire wall and used a 200 watt motor and all that was needed on first...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Junkjet, Not all speed controlers are the same but most when using 3c lipo will handel 4 servos just fine. I use jeti and castle speed controlers and they handle 5 servos with np.
  18. RE: .25 sized Great Planes P-40 Warhawk GP/EP ARF

    Well finished the plane last night followed the instruction manual and every thing went together like it said. Wing halfs fit fine tail section fit like it should. I used hitec HS-81MG servos all...
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    Poll: RE: How many have used HobbyCity.com?

    I used to buy form them but not anymore. I bought 5 lipo batteries last year and after about 3 flight the batteries puffed. 3c 2100mah. Well I was told that that had fixed the problem this year so I...
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    RE: Anyone dealt with hobbycity.com?

    Save your money don't buy there batterys.
  21. RE: .25 sized Great Planes P-40 Warhawk GP/EP ARF

    I got one should be finished tomorrow or the next day will post pictures when I'm done only mod I made was a tail wheel and I went with the EP motor and speed controler GP recommended. I also sprayed...
  22. Thread: P-47 EP

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    RE: P-47 EP

    Jmohn, Thanks for the info I checked into the plane and liked what I saw I was able to find one for $68.00 I have a E-Flite 480 to power it and I use 3c 2100mah in most of my planes so I have...
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    With the stock wheels that come with the Predator an 8" prop is about the limit I tryed a 9" prop and it was too close to the ground.
  24. Thread: P-47 EP

    by Pappy-86
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    P-47 EP

    Anyone know of a P-47 ARF with a wing spawn of 42 to 48 inch? Balsa not foam.
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    RE: Nitromodels PREDATOR RQ-1B

    Chris, The problem I find with the servos on the outside is it takes away form the gliding. If you want the Predator to be a true Glider you need the servos on the inside to get the least amount of...
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