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What would you pay for a well built, good flying foamie?

Old 01-15-2009, 03:47 AM
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hey guys, i posted this in OT because i'm not sure where it would belong, if any mod wants to move it, thats fine with me.

i recently went back to college full time after a 8 year hiatus and want to make a little side money since i wont be working much for the next few years. i want to start building 3d/combat foamies to sell to local fliers around my area but dont really know what people would be willing to pay.

the demographic i would be after would be the guy/gal that doesnt have enough spare parts laying around to build one, doesnt want to spend the time to build them, definitely doesnt want to scratch build them, and probably wouldnt even know how, but just wants to fly.

specs on what i'd probably make

*~30"
*epp
*carbon wing spar
*indoor/outdoor
*full power system, servos, esc, prop, motor, etc
*carbon fiber pushrods, mini ez connectors.
*kevlar fuselage bracing for 3d, carbon on combat models
*PNP, everything would be assembled, painted and tested, just add a receiver and battery.

lets assume its an amazing flying airplane for the sake of the thread, and being epp its VERY hard to break.

what would something like this be able to sell for? i was thinking because of labor and all, $120 would be reasonable, is that too much? too little? i want to know what the WattHeads think! thanks for taking the time to read this.
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Old 01-15-2009, 04:03 AM
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I don't know about PNP but there profiles most'ly,and you just hot-glue or epoxy the servos and linkages ,Velcro the ESC Rx & lipo (strap the lipo too), you'll be fly'in in a hour,$120 for everythings about right, your bub, steve
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Old 01-15-2009, 04:43 AM
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I would be down for a bird like that depending what it looked like.
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by R6_Infantry View Post
I would be down for a bird like that depending what it looked like.
R6 Bub:: For you &Yaniel I'll find one , But you gotta like it so ya'll don't hurt my feel'in's, I'm look'in at one called a Unique, MustangMan got one and It's Great,, it's a EEP that Looks Good and fly's like nothing else !! bub, steve
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Heres your plane!!bub, steve

http://www.natrisky.com/private/unique_epp_pict.htm
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I got a pix of MustangMan's, He's the best flyer I ever known!, bub, steve
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nice bub steve, that looks like it'll fly some clean lines but what i'll be building and trying to sell will be much smaller, in the 24g outrunner class.
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looks good to me, can't wait to see it in my hands...get crackin
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Originally Posted by R6_Infantry View Post
looks good to me, can't wait to see it in my hands...get crackin
I got's to get me one too!!! I love richards!!!!!!!!! bub, steve
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