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Old 10-27-2009, 11:45 PM
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Gents, I'm looking into a foamy to fly at the local park... I've seen some of the indoor stuff but wanted to catch-up on what's available for outdoor flying...
Are there decent kits available or are you guys cutting your own?
Also, which motor/esc/battery combo is working for ya?
Thanks!
Old 10-28-2009, 11:19 PM
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DW Foamies Gen X
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The only foamy I've found that approaches a pattern like feel is the Mobius from Airfoilz.....It flies very well ...for a foamy.

For other small electric pattern like ships, the Element 30 gets my vote over the more popular Vanquish.

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The Black Magic foamy that Dean Funk is doing is a lot of fun. It is heavy enough for outdoors in light to resasonable winds. You can reach him at deanfunk.com

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Link to foamy page on Dean's site

http://dragonfirecustoms.com/index.p...7916f13a01f452
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DW Foamies Gen X
What size Gen X? they show 3 different sizes...

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How about the "Rainbow"?
http://www.throttlestore.com/planes/...c.aspx?lang=EN
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The Rainbow looks interesting! Any US distributers?

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I do belive Throttlestore sends worldwide..
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Arch, do you recall what esc/motor/battery was used in the Black Magic foamy you've flown?
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I'll have to look. I was using the cheap turnigy stuff. Actually my entire setup was really cheap. Worked fine. I was flying 3S 1100mah packs and it would fly in whatever wind I felt like throwing it out in.

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If you could check into the specific parts (esc (does it have a built in bec?), motor, rx) you used on your foamy and let me know, I'd appreciate it!
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How about the ''Rainbow''?
http://www.throttlestore.com/planes/...c.aspx?lang=EN
I want that just because they have Master of Puppets blasting on the video!
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If you could check into the specific parts (esc (does it have a built in bec?), motor, rx) you used on your foamy and let me know, I'd appreciate it!
I'm pretty sure Arch and I have the same motor and ESC set up

motor: http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idproduct=4700
ESC: http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...?idproduct=656
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Whatcha' using for the receiver?
Took a look at the ESC but can't figure out if it has a built-in BEC...
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It does...

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I admit I didn't look at the other suggestion, but as a happy owner of the Macrobat I will humbly add this to the list of contenders:

[link=http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&u=http://www.hokusei-kobe.co.jp/]Hokusei Macrobat[/link]


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMP-g9AnrMk[/youtube]


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Any of you guys ever seen a Clik-X?

SPECS:

Clik-X (34")
AUW: 11oz.
MicroDan 2505-3D
Pheonix 10
Fusion-Pack 600mah 11.1v 25c battery
GWS 9 x 5 HD prop
Castle Creations 6v UBEC
3 x Futaba 3154 servos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsQ5h...eature=related

Took me and my builder buddy many different prototype revisions to get it to where it is today. Its based off of the indoor clik from the Czech Republic and i have morphed its original design in many ways to make it into an outdoor version that i believe to be an amazing flying plane for both 3d and pattern. I give my builder buddy (Jason T.) all the credit in the world for the wicked construction and help with design changes that needed to be made in order to get its current amazing flight characteristics. I havent flown an outdoor foamy yet that compares. Check out the youtube link..

Blake H.
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Blake, do you know if there are plans or instructions avail for the Clik-X?

Thx
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Woodie, I've got another question to ask Blake after he answers yours. Is the Clik X the same plane as the Clik that NSP
is selling? The NSP Clik appears to be smaller, as in 4-5 oz AUW! Blake's I believe has an AUW of 11 oz. Just thought I
would seek some clarification. I would also like to know who might be marketing the larger version.Regards___TNWalker
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Blake, do you know if there are plans or instructions avail for the Clik-X?

Thx
Woodie

Woodie,

You do not need a foamy right now, you have way too much project on your hands ... .-)

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Adrian, you know I like to keep a sufficient backlog......

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ORIGINAL: hilson87

Any of you guys ever seen a Clik-X?

SPECS:

Clik-X (34'')
AUW: 11oz.
MicroDan 2505-3D
Pheonix 10
Fusion-Pack 600mah 11.1v 25c battery
GWS 9 x 5 HD prop
Castle Creations 6v UBEC
3 x Futaba 3154 servos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsQ5h...eature=related

Took me and my builder buddy many different prototype revisions to get it to where it is today. Its based off of the indoor clik from the Czech Republic and i have morphed its original design in many ways to make it into an outdoor version that i believe to be an amazing flying plane for both 3d and pattern. I give my builder buddy (Jason T.) all the credit in the world for the wicked construction and help with design changes that needed to be made in order to get its current amazing flight characteristics. I havent flown an outdoor foamy yet that compares. Check out the youtube link..

Blake H.
Very nice Blake. Is it available to the public? thanks, Mike
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Blake, do you know if there are plans or instructions avail for the Clik-X?

Thx
Woodie
If you PM me, I'd be happy to share the drawings I've collected and a list of changes we've made. I tried to get David Kyjovsky to market and outdoor version but he's too busy with other projects to get his factory to get these on the market. I'm working on getting the (final-maybe not!) version on CAD and getting some kits for prototyping. You can make these any size you'd like. I've made anywhere from 27" to 52"(out of 1/2" blucor) and they all fly great! The 34" version seems to be one of the best overall sizes for backyard fun. It's just stiff enough out of 6mm depron when constructed properly to give you pattern and 3D all in the same flight without moving the pack. The 52" size is just way too much fun. They're like Lays potatoe chips-you can't just have one! LOL Here's the thread on RCGroups.com:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ght=52+clik+xl
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Woodie, I've got another question to ask Blake after he answers yours. Is the Clik X the same plane as the Clik that NSP
is selling? The NSP Clik appears to be smaller, as in 4-5 oz AUW! Blake's I believe has an AUW of 11 oz. Just thought I
would seek some clarification. I would also like to know who might be marketing the larger version.Regards___TNWalker
This is an outdoor version-heavier build(6mm) and different moments,SFGs, and fuse shape. Tried using the same basic planform as the indoor 3mm version and it flew well but needed some changes to make it right for outdoor flyng. I'm getting some CAD/CAM time this week for some production prototypes, so we'll see how things shape up for future kitting. Also working on a Micro version-lot harder than making the larger versions for sure. Probably going to rename this series. Vizion sounds like a good name.

Jason

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