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    Hi, Well the guy that sold me the kit found...

    Hi,

    Well the guy that sold me the kit found out he had a fiberglass cowl somewhere and will sell it to me for a fair price. So that solves that.

    I am not sure what mount to use then. There...
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    Hi, Gray Beard. Thanks. My first idea was to...

    Hi,

    Gray Beard. Thanks. My first idea was to use the kit as a template, but that is more expensive of course as you have to buy all the wood to build. I was thinking the parts themselves are the...
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    Thanks for the reply. Since I am probably...

    Thanks for the reply.

    Since I am probably going to do templates, I will not cut the knockouts from the fuse sides and leave the tank area 'whole'.

    As for the landing gear weak area, I have an...
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    Hi Bigal, I sent a reply to your message...

    Hi Bigal,

    I sent a reply to your message about the LG you have. You mentionned your messaging on the site is flaky. Do you still have the LG?

    Have a great day!
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    HI all, About a month or so ago, the guy that...

    HI all,

    About a month or so ago, the guy that taught me how to fly called me and said he had 2 kits to sell. The first was a great planes Giant aeromaster, and surprise the second one is a...
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    Thanks AMA, I already read part of the CG...

    Thanks AMA,

    I already read part of the CG extra thread and asked questions about it to people here. Many say this is the best designed aerobat in that size range, mirroring your comments.
    I was...
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    RCKen, I see that you are one of the guys in the...

    RCKen, I see that you are one of the guys in the gettingairborne.com web site. Thanks for that. When I got back into the hobby about 1 year ago, your site helped guide me into what model(s) I wanted...
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    I went to see my friend and looked at the kit. ...

    I went to see my friend and looked at the kit.
    He had never opened the box, everything was neatly packed in the box. He definetly never touched it.
    I bought the kit.

    He also sold me an Carl...
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    It is just the kit in iys original box. I am on...

    It is just the kit in iys original box.
    I am on my way to check it actually!
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    GP aeromaster for 250$, worth it?

    Hi,

    a friend is offering to sell me a great planes giant aeromaster kit for 250$. Is it fully worth it?

    i am not familiar with the plane and don't know how good it is. I hear it is a good...
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    Thanks, right to the point and useful info,...

    Thanks, right to the point and useful info, thanks greybeard! I will contact him
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    Thanks, I just started browsing some threads...

    Thanks, I just started browsing some threads quickly.

    The one you suggested fits the bill perfectly. 62pages ouch!!!!!

    A few people talked about the DLE 20 engine installed in it. I will try...
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    Carl Goldberg extra 300 and engine

    Hi,

    A friend has a carl goldberg extra 300 kit to sell.
    First is this a good kit and flyer? I have seen good and bad comments here about it. I really don`t know what to think.

    He said that in...
  14. RE: Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    Wow that sounds very good!

    I guess I will do some reading and try a setup soon!
  15. RE: Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    Nice setup, thanks!

    How long does it last on that battery on an average flight?
  16. RE: Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    Is it the same as mine?

    Can you send pics so I can see your setup?
  17. RE: Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    What do people do to adapt the motor when doing a conversion? Build their own mount? Buy one?
  18. RE: Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    Thanks.

    Basically I was wondering if the bird was a bit too heavy? Its an extra 300 kit from great planes .46 sized, built about 12 years ago. Discontinued now.

    I will check out DriveCalc...
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    RE: Hobbyking battery quality question

    Haha, good one.

    Well I know it will work then! Almost the same setup except 4s and 2.2ah for me.
    Nice setup for the regulated power for the pump. I am assuming here you are not regulating the...
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    RE: 4s battery on apprentice 15e (vs 3s)

    Makes perfect sense,
    very enlightening!!! thanks.

    I will do some empirical testing. I don't have a proper stress gauge, so I will use a fish scale for now :)

    I will try my existing...
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    RE: Hobbyking battery quality question

    Thanks

    I will take a look at hobby wholesale next I shop.
    Your advice sounds real balanced and common sense (common sense is not that common :) )
    You get what you pay for in general, and a...
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    RE: Dewalt A123 in Pb starter

    I did indeed buy a Lipo nano-tech turnigy 4s 2200mah (25-50c).
    The nominal would be about 14.8 V (3.7*4). I am not sure what the current draw would be, at 2.2AH*25c = 55A. I would really doubt the...
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    RE: 4s battery on apprentice 15e (vs 3s)

    Hi

    As stated above,

    The ESC says 3 or 4 cell pack, 30A.
    I can't find the specs for the motor anywhere. (manual, website etc).
  24. Electrifying a great planes extra300 .46 size

    Hi,

    I have an extra 300 that I had powered before with a thrunder tiger .46. It was fine, but I wanted more power. it was a kit and it has not flown in 12 years but everything looks fine.
    It...
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    4s battery on apprentice 15e (vs 3s)

    Hi,

    According to what I see the ESC on the apprentice can take 3 or 4 s packs.
    Nowhere can I see if the motor can take it. I don't see max current or max voltage specs anywhere.

    Do you...
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