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Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 09-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By kiwibob72
If it don't fit, going by this video it shouldn't...

If it don't fit, going by this video it shouldn't be out by much! (different plane I know, but about the same size)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v797kgmqPE
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-18-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 241,895
Posted By kiwibob72
I have one of these in mine (it's either this one...

I have one of these in mine (it's either this one or the 90mm one), while a little larger than scale, I did think it looked better than a smaller option:...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-18-2015, 01:13 PM
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Views: 241,895
Posted By kiwibob72
Nice to hear your flight report Brian, sounds...

Nice to hear your flight report Brian, sounds like you (we) have a good one there!
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-08-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 241,895
Posted By kiwibob72
Simple question Clayton, are you running a...

Simple question Clayton, are you running a sintered clunk, or the standard clunk that came with it in the kit?
I ask as the standard one will not take out the air bubbles that form in the tank due...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 08-01-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By kiwibob72
Nice flying, and even more so when taking into...

Nice flying, and even more so when taking into account it's being flown by a 7 year old kid! I was also impressed that while there were a few rolls in there, that he didn't get transfixed on them...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-24-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By kiwibob72
Now ya see ...... that's just a pretty plane,...

Now ya see ...... that's just a pretty plane, PERIOD! ;)
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 05-24-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By kiwibob72
+1 on dealing with SDS. Great company, very...

+1 on dealing with SDS.
Great company, very fast turnaround, and with the online customer service chat (time zone depending), you can be doubly sure as to what you want, is in stock, or IF they can...
Forum: Beginners 04-20-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By kiwibob72
It all comes down to what type/size and style...

It all comes down to what type/size and style that your flying (it's almost a "how long is a piece of string" question).
If your planes new, odds on it will recommend a brand and model within the...
Forum: Beginners 04-19-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By kiwibob72
The battery option listed above is good, a 6v...

The battery option listed above is good, a 6v NiMh or LIFE around that 2000 ish MAH is a good option to look at (make sure your servos are rated to 6volts or more though)

As for a receiver, the...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 01-18-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,452
Posted By kiwibob72
As will your be once your done! LOL!! (and...

As will your be once your done! LOL!! (and thanks)

Also, if the bottom of the 'cockpit' is painted like mine, the paint my pilot figure was glued to fell off during the first run up of the motor....
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 01-17-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,452
Posted By kiwibob72
I have the same plane (but just the V1). From the...

I have the same plane (but just the V1). From the photo's, yours looks to have the bits of the wings between the ailerons and the fuse made as part of the wing, and not separately like mine was (had...
Forum: Beginners 01-15-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,531
Posted By kiwibob72
Hope I didn't come across too harsh or anything,...

Hope I didn't come across too harsh or anything, as that was not my aim.

Getting them (scale aerobatic planes) or any other plane setup correctly to work correctly and at a suitable level for the...
Forum: Beginners 01-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,531
Posted By kiwibob72
While in one aspect, relating to responsiveness...

While in one aspect, relating to responsiveness of these types of planes, I agree fully with the notion in that the 'general responsiveness' of these aircraft can be too much for a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 241,895
Posted By kiwibob72
While I've not run mine yet, there was a older...

While I've not run mine yet, there was a older DLE20 thread where they tested thrust and RPM on a range of props, and I think the Xoar 16x8 came out as the benchmark one to look at - well at least...
Forum: Beginners 01-01-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By kiwibob72
Pretty sure that if you change that models type...

Pretty sure that if you change that models type (ie plane, glider or heli), that it wipes the previous information on that model slot allowing you to do what ever you want afresh - well at least it...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 12-26-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,189
Posted By kiwibob72
Look up SDShobby.com - they sell some really nice...

Look up SDShobby.com - they sell some really nice wing bags for not much, I have a set for my Sbach, and was really impressed with the quality/cost ratio!
Forum: Beginners 12-26-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By kiwibob72
I lost a plane almost three years ago to the day...

I lost a plane almost three years ago to the day due to an earthquake and the bookshelf that the plane was sitting next too.
I got paid out full replacement under our normal contents insurance, I...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 12-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By kiwibob72
I have the 30cc Sbach, which odds on uses the...

I have the 30cc Sbach, which odds on uses the same manual since mine covered like 3-4 aircraft in one book (99% sure that the MX2 was included within), and mine showed the install of the supplied...
Forum: Beginners 12-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By kiwibob72
Expo - It changes the ratio of the input in the...

Expo - It changes the ratio of the input in the middle part of your stick movements, and how it effects the initial servo movement. If you imaging your stick input to servo movement as a graph,...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 12-01-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By kiwibob72
The info on the Futuba site on your receiver...

The info on the Futuba site on your receiver looks to point towards a 2 cell lipo being fine, if you run two of them, just don't wire it to make a 4 cell!
As for the Moki, IF I read your text...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 11-11-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,450
Posted By kiwibob72
Hows your 50cc MXSR going Jerry flying nice still...

Hows your 50cc MXSR going Jerry flying nice still I hope?
Forum: Beginners 10-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,138
Posted By kiwibob72
Quite true. Specific questioning can help you get...

Quite true. Specific questioning can help you get a lot better answers, as the simple fact is that any good 3D capable aerobatic plane (if using this as an example) can be either a easy plane to fly,...
Forum: Beginners 10-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,271
Posted By kiwibob72
Well said. & +1 I came over to planes from...

Well said. & +1

I came over to planes from heli's after teaching myself to fly a small 450 collective pitch electric heli, then moving onto a .50 nitro powered one (most people claim a 450 is...
Forum: Beginners 10-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By kiwibob72
If your getting that 9700 RPM while the plane is...

If your getting that 9700 RPM while the plane is stationary and on the ground, your over reving the engine due to your prop being too small, as the engine will unload and rev a lot harder in the air...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 10-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,450
Posted By kiwibob72
Nice plane and great video. As for components,...

Nice plane and great video.
As for components, I can't speak for the component selection on the 50cc option as I don't have one (though I'd love that specific MXS-R you have). With the 30cc kit I...
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