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Old 06-17-2009, 11:06 PM
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Default Fiberglass or Foam???

Which way is the better way to go?

I'm really looking for a fast jet in the 64mm-70mm range. Something that could use a 14.8v lipo. Fiberglass seems to be a faster styling, but is much more pricey. I've thought about going with the 64mm F-5 from Hobby lobby and then throwing a wicked motor in it.But then I think it may be better to go with a fiberglass style jet.

I think BH's new 90mm F-18 that goes up to 130mph looks fun, and I like the scale appearance and retracts. But it's really pricey and I'd have to invest in some expensive 22.2v lipos (not sure I want to go that route or not).....

PS: I've currently got the BH's L-39 with a 4000 wicked motor and 14.8v. It's quick, but I'd like something much faster.
Old 06-19-2009, 08:04 AM
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Default RE: Fiberglass or Foam???

im pretty sure that anything fiberglass would be better suited to high performance/speed than using a type of foam. but thats not to say there isnt some fast foam jets out there. whatever you decide both are pretty good choices, just a matter of what you want to spend.

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