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Posted by: Raptorfly
04-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Forum: For Sale
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This HK Durafly BF-110
Built and set up by me, I covered it with a coat of clear finish to protect the paint scheme. added a rear gun and painted the spinners to match the props.
Flown only 4 times with perfect landings every time
It's a lovely plane to fly but I just don't fly it often and need to sell fund uncompleted projects.. Paid $213
Sell as new $180 o.n.o

Specs:
Wingspan: 1200mm
Length: 900mm
Flying weight: 1300~1400g
Servos: 4 x 9g, 2 x 4.5g
Motors: 2620 1350kv brushless outrunners
ESCs: 20A OPTO
UBEC: 5A
Props: 8x4 3 blade

Requires:
Your own 6 channel Tx/Rx
2200~2600mah 3s Lipo battery

               

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Posted by: Raptorfly
04-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Forum: For Sale
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FOR SALE
I built this last year from an Xtreme RC Midi Wemo tech 90mm fan and ARC 36-75-1 balanced by Xtreme. + Xtreme RC lighting HV ESC 100A upto 12 cell. I used full metal gear servos with 15A BEC.
After trying to maiden this Jet last year on 8S it was @ 85db so its over the limit and wasn't allowed to fly it.
on 6S it was good @ 76db but as I took off the ESC cut off..I had to land quick and and ripped the retract out and some of the missiles. No damage to the Jet, missiles can be glued back on.. but Landing gear needs a new one.(Xtreme RC says my Lipo is not good for this High end Motor, fan and ESC. I need high C rated lipos. I can also add a 10-12 blad fan and increase performance and sound). Well the Jet has been sitting in the garage for well over 6 moth and I don't think I will set up again for a fly... It's looks goo and in new codition. So its up for sale.
The Xtreme RC Midifan, ARCmotor and HV ESC balanced cost me $425
The F100 cost me with all servo's and bits $250.
Total: $675
If anyone is interested I will take $400 or make me a reasonable offer.. Just need to add new retracts. I would love to see someone fly it.
Happy to sell the components separately if interested but I have to cut into the fuse a little to get to the ESC.
   

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Posted by: mickey t
13-04-2014, 09:20 PM
Forum: General
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Hi guys,
for those of you who don't know, I also dabble in R/C cars. I race on Friday nights at the old Riverstone meat works in a spec. class called VTA (Vintage Trans Am).

VTA uses the old Muscle Car bodies from the '60's and '70's, wheel/tyre combo's that look like the Dragway and Centre Line mags that were all the rage on hotted up cars in the old days. And IMO these guys bring a character/nostalgia to the track.

Because I've had a couple of Valiants in my day and am a Chrysler man deep down, my body of choice is the Plymouth 'Cuda. Here are some that I've painted, the graphics are water slide decals that I made with my printer and go on the inside of the body before painting

MT

www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzzIPCG7nBU


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Posted by: Toonopia
08-04-2014, 11:30 PM
Forum: General
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I fly...crash...fix....fly.....crash...fix.....fly ...and do the occasional cartoon.
Bixler seems to be the flavour of the day...lately some new Bixlers bought as RTF have found the the throws reversed and can't be rectified at the transmitter....a real bummer for newbies keen to try their new plane!Sick

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Posted by: mickey t
07-04-2014, 07:29 PM
Forum: General
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Hi guys,
I've been buying a few things from Ali Express lately (headlight for my bike, screwdriver key ring, decal paper, carbon fiber wrap, beanie and so on) and noticed they've got R/C stuff. A lot of it is free postage and cheap, I just ordered this mini DLG, down side is it may take up to 2 months to get here but, it will get here.

MT

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/2014-New-...46916.html

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Posted by: Craig
05-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Forum: For Sale
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STINGER MK2 EDF WITH LANDING GEAR $65
Has had nose repaired due to small crash does not affect it and it flys fine
this is 4s version
pnp
$65

H FRAME QUADCOPTER DSM2 RX BNF 470mm $225
4X 30 ESC
4X 2826 1200KV MOTORS
KK2.0 CONTROL BOARD
REQUIRES TX AND BATTERY (3S 2200MAH-3300MAH LIPO)
Weight: 453g (frame only)
Width: 470mm (motor shaft center to motor shaft center)
Height: 116mm
Ground clearance: 72mm (bottom of frame)
THIS IS IN NEW CONDITION AND HAS BEEN FLOWN TWICE FOR TUNING OF THE FLIGHT CONTROLLER

Turbo Raven 1580mm wingspan balsa pnp
specs
Turnigy G60 motor
Turnigy yep esc
Corona metal gear digital servos
Comes with wing bag for safe transport
Plane has been flown twice for testing
just add rx and 6s 4000-5000mah battery
$450

DURAFLY CESSNA 310 1100mm wingspan PNP
NEAR NEW FLOWN 4 TIMES
SAME AS THIS ONE
$125

Sea Harrier 70mm EDF Jet - 780mm (PNF) NEVER FLOWN $100
http://hobbyking.com.au/hobbyking/store/...ouse_.html

A380 AIRBUS ASSEMBLED BUT NOT FLOWN $280
http://hobbyking.com.au/hobbyking/store/...ouse_.html

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Posted by: wingtipper
02-04-2014, 10:43 AM
Forum: General
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Here is the place where maiden flight info , needs to be added . for example, Type of Plane , C of G, Radio set up , flying area, Having a buddy, a Plan, How to . etc etc , And 2nd flight. +more

please add your thoughts .

1: spend lots of time on your plane for setup , search forums , for known errors about your plane , more importantly don't take anybodies word on a forum without checking yourself , or getting someone you know to double check . consider battery size and flight time for the 1st flight , weather on the day , and the characteristics of the plane , and where your flying it . Always set up nose heavy rather than tail heavy for the 1st flight .
2: dont be a mug as most of us do , ask for help and assistance from an instructor or trusted flyer for the 1st flight no matter how good you are , theres an unknown situation about to take hand in the skies , and you may need trimming help or a talk through from someone standing next you about plane position where people are etc . get your Buddy to check your plane pre flight , for controls , range check always , before it goes up , no matter how good you are as a flyer , this is a big error that people dont do. Before take off DECLARE maiden flight , and perhaps have the sky to yourself . Its important that everyone at the field knows your taking aplane up for the 1st time , this can prepare them for an unknown event.
3: inflight , consider the plane your flying , it wont be like your other planes , an EDF for example has no prop thrust going over your flight surfaces, and generally needs spool up time and will have wash off speed , so wont perform like your 3d flyer , or warbird , or bi plane . do not do any rolls or aerobatics on your 1st flight . IF ANYTHING IS WRONG WITH CG OR RETRACTS OR ANYTHING NOT NORMAL IN FLIGHT BESIDES TRIM, LAND IMMEDIATELY
your 1st flight is to set trim , check functions of plane like retracts, flaps , control response , speed charactoristics and landing approaches and then safe landing only , allow less time in the air than you expect from your batteries . WHEN LANDING YELL OUT LANDING LEFT TO RIGHT /RIGHT TO LEFT . When plane lands , don't taxi back go to the plane and disconnect battery , look for anything out of place before you move , even battery position etc . IF ANYTHING OTHER THAN A GOOD FLIGHT HAPPENS, KEEP YOUR BUDDY , AND ANY AUDIENCE INFORMED , OF IMPENDING SITUATION .
4: post flight inspections , inspect everything from temp of motor , esc , batteries voltage per cell after flight , record how long you flew for , all your servos hinges and wheels , wings elevon and rudder thoroughly before your next flight , make sure the plane has any fixes needed done before your next flight .ASK YOU R BUDDY OR FELLOW FLYERS FOR ANY ADVICE , anything they noticed about your maiden , and attend to them . do not risk anything that is not right , repair or modify anything that needs attention before next flight .
IF ANYTHING , is changed than your next flight is another MAIDEN !


2ND FLIGHT
1: This should be better flight , however still a maiden view , no low flying , your plane should be trimmed and your flight time increased or decreased now depending on how your batteries were after the 1st flight , do this in stages not vast increments .
do some flyovers , check for straight and level , your throws may have been reset and the plane should be flying better .
the most important part of the 2nd flight is keeping a level head , as a 2nd flight i believe can be more dangerous than the 1st . therefore i recommend a buddy , who doesnt have the adrenelin of the 1st flight stand with you again , to stop you being over confident . believe me a plane is more likely to fail or go down after the 1st flight if there is a mechanical/ electrical issue ready to arise .
Time to check your C of G . Go up high , do a roll 1st and see if your plane flies a straight , if not your CG is out .
do not fly inverted !!!!!! fly up at 45 degrees and then invert to see if your nose drops . if it does its nose heavy . do not fly inverted . land and reset balance . if its tail heavy it will fly horrible and twitchy , you would've noticed this on 1st flight and landed immediately .

3RD FLIGHT , recheck everything set further flight times as per battery setup , then set your c of g , and send up again . this time try inverted flight hi up . hopefully by now everything should be setup .
4th flight introduce light aerobatics and low flying ,
spend time with your plane , and don't take it for granted , safety wise hardware is still untested in time , always check your plane pre flight and after , maintain it , and give it a good 5 -10 flights before you declare it safe .

IF THERE IS ANYTHING TO ADD PLEASE FEEL FREE

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Posted by: Peter T
01-04-2014, 11:01 PM
Forum: General
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Well i recently just finished putting together my new Assault 700 bird and wondering if there might be any expert helli pilots on here that are local around the Cambelltown area that might be able to help with the programming of electronics and set up.
Currently i`v been leaning to fly on a RTF blade 450x and this is a big steep up so just want to make sure its all right the first time around and safe set up.

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Posted by: Craig
31-03-2014, 08:26 PM
Forum: For Sale
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DURAFLY A1 SKYRAIDER FLOWN TWICE NEAR NEW NO CRASHES $125
FLAPS RETRACTS AND LIGHTS
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...ouse_.html

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Posted by: Craig
30-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Forum: For Sale
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STINGER MK2 EDF WITH LANDING GEAR
has had nose repaired due to small crash does not affect it and it flys fine
this is 4s version
pnp
$50
need to make room will be listing more planes later today

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