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by gyro : Oct 7, 2012 at 4:04 PM
Hi everyone, I saw this video recently, and thought it provided some excellent how-to instruction for people to change out the bearings in their motors. (credit and thanks to BocaBearings for making the video) [video=youtube;0wiSlghOKXw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wiSlghOKXw[/video] If anyone else has any...
by rcdude07 : Oct 7, 2012 at 3:04 PM
I hope this doesn't spark any debates but yesterday Oct. 6, 2012, out at KTTA I saw a full scale Edge 540 and MX-2 pull off the following 3D maneuvers:
  • Harrier
  • Inverted Harrier
  • High Alpha Knife Edge Pass
  • Hover
  • Torque Roll
  • Square Loop
  • Knife edge descent/slip into landing...
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by gyro : Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 AM
After seeing Capt Roll's awesome 100cc OMP Yak, I had to learn more! I found this one in my size range: http://www.ohiomodelplanes.com/50ccyak/index.htm DSCF0396.jpg Anyone out there have one? I'm very interested in this airplane, and any info about it. -G :flyer:
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by Jwmav528 : Oct 6, 2012 at 11:59 PM
I'll start.
Here are some pictures of Joe Smith flying his 87" Extra SHP during his King 50 routine this year at the Ohio Huckfest.
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by DAHawk : Oct 1, 2012 at 6:40 PM
Was at a fly-in/fundraiser a couple of weekends ago in Oklahoma and won a couple of HK Yak-54's. Hobby King sponsored most of the raffle prizes. The one I will keep is the Groupe Tranchant. Fiberglass fuse with laser cut parts inside the cabin. Wings ,v-stab and h-stab are covered with alierons already hinged. 1385...
by gyro : Oct 1, 2012 at 9:08 AM
check in here to view pics, videos, and articles from the Austin Radio Control Association's "Hucktoberfest" coverage provided by 3DRCForums.com
by Jwmav528 : Sep 29, 2012 at 2:24 PM
I've just finished converting my Phoenix Extra to 20cc gas. Now that its done, I am thinking of a 30cc 3DHS airframe. I have their 41" Edge and I love it so its bigger brother the 74" Edge is definitely an option. But I also like the way the Extras and Slicks fly. I have some time to decide since I'm going to want...
by Space Bat : Sep 28, 2012 at 11:32 AM
I thought I would Setup a thread for us sports fans - to have some banter (don't have to be nasty or disrespectful to eachother but a little rib pulling and making fun should be in order ;) ), share clips, highlights, funny moments...etc.... and to throw a few insults who have let you down...cost you money and...
by hone : Sep 26, 2012 at 10:52 PM
I am stripping the electronics on my EF Extra so i can go bigger(I have the 64'' MXS and don't need 2 planes in this size)but will keep the airframe as a backup. I am selling the motor for $80 shipped, paypal CONUS only. The motor has about 200 flights on it and i've had a few prop strikes but the shaft is not...
by Rolling.Circle : Sep 26, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Plane nosed in on lockout. Bummed but getting another 51 soon. We have about 4 wings in perfect condition, an extra canopy, elevator and a rudder from rear half of the fuse... just thought to throw it out there and see if anyone needs these. Prices can be discussed. Not looking to get rich and thought this...