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Old 08-09-2012, 02:16 AM
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Default Just bought a 1.8m Cessna!

Made of foam!!!

http://rcinformer.com/the-giant-cess...om-hobby-king/


I bought it from phillip w RC (pw-rc.com) for 135 plus 50 shipping no electrics.!
I then bought a G32 600kV turnigy motor (exact motor as the e-flight power 32)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=19025

I also bought one of the new HobbyKing ESCs from the "YEP" line. I have heard nothing but excellent reviews/experiences with this ESC and I have read the soldering quality is 2nd to none, well worth the money. We will see once i get it!
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=20693

Also bought a programming card for it.


I bought 7 of these popular corona servos with metal gears (incase 1 was dead, only need 6)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16342

Also I accidentally found these 4s 5000mAh 20c lipos... they dont show up when i search for them manually
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17819

you can only buy 1 at the 26 dollar price, when you go to checkout and try to adjust the quantity it says limit is one... but I found a loophole where if you go to the product page and click add... it adds it... so I did this 5 times and it added 5 at the 26 dollar price. I bought it and guess what! IT shipped within 4 hours... I got my tracking # already. I was amazed at how fast it shipped and the loophole worked!
Old 08-09-2012, 02:56 AM
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Default RE: Just bought a 1.8m Cessna!

I bought 7 of these popular corona servos with metal gears (incase 1 was dead, only need 6)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16342
This alone is why I won't do business with a company like this. You are expecting one to be bad. Just think about that for a moment. Think about it when you're flying and one fails.
Old 08-09-2012, 03:39 AM
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Default RE: Just bought a 1.8m Cessna!

A 1.8 meter FOAM Cessna? Ok. I suppose.

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Old 08-09-2012, 04:05 AM
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ORIGINAL: Mr67Stang

I bought 7 of these popular corona servos with metal gears (incase 1 was dead, only need 6)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16342
This alone is why I won't do business with a company like this. You are expecting one to be bad. Just think about that for a moment. Think about it when you're flying and one fails.
I never had a bad one and I've bought over 30 servos hk, corona, and turnigy brand. FYI i bought 6 Hitec servos for my 1/5th scale cars the hs5755mg and guess what... one was dead and those are 90 dollar servos smartass.
Doesnt matter the brand... the chance of getting a bad servo is there with any brand. Thats just how it is with mass produced electronics.
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Default RE: Just bought a 1.8m Cessna!

I can tell you took my post completely wrong. I will leave it at that. Have a great day!
Old 08-09-2012, 06:06 AM
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I always purchase extra servos. I have never found a new one to be defective. I have stripped many servo gears on the front steering of a trike setup because I love landings and make 5-6 landings every flight. Now I always use some form of shock absorber in the steering linkage.
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I bought a Futaba basic servo a while back that did not work out of the box. I sent it back to Tower and they sent me a replacement that worked just fine. Actually, now that I think of it, they just sent me a replacement. I threw the bad one away.

As far as extra servos, I was thinking of having a yard sale just to get rid of some of the spares that I have collected over the years...
Old 08-10-2012, 07:22 AM
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Congrats on the new plane. Hopefully the low end components you put into it won't fail and you'll have a fun time flying it. I hope you're up on your rudder skills with that Cessna otherwise landings are going to be dramatic to say the least.
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Great plane! I have the blue version. I've read that some had to put 200g plus in front to balance it. So I decided that instead of carrying a dead weight, will split the 3-4000 mA needed to fly in two packs. So I did, mounted one pack of 3 S 2200 in front, beside the engine and the other in the fuselage, hook them up in parallel so I have 4400mA and no need for additional weight. Here is my video of winter flying with this plane. I love winter flying http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGyoiWCIg2g
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Good looking plane. I'm just not a fan of foam, give me the Top Flight balsa 182 instead
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Thanks

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