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Old 03-29-2009, 03:29 AM
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Hello all,

I'm currently on the lookout for a Beaver model, preferably within a 4 to 5 foot wingspan. I like the GWS version but I don't care much for the undercambered wing design.

Does anyone know of any good sites that offer the Beaver with a flat-bottom style airfoil??
(IE: Like the J-3 Cub has)

Thanks in advance...
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Old 03-29-2009, 03:32 AM
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Aren't we all? LOL

The GWS Beaver is a good flying 3 channel park model for sure.

Now for a bigger one the E-Flite model is a Beauty!

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=EFL4525
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Old 03-29-2009, 03:36 AM
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Easy built models has a kit. It's not cheap and you have to cut out the parts IIRC...

Nice to see you back Tim. Hope things have turned around for you.
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Old 03-29-2009, 05:56 AM
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Easy Built now shows it's Beaver as laser cut.

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Old 03-29-2009, 05:57 AM
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sweet.
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Old 03-29-2009, 09:11 PM
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Thanks for the replies guys.. and yes, things are FINALLY starting to turn around for the better.

It's tough to keep food on the table and a roof over your head for the family nowadays, with the economy in such bad shape.

But.. I finally found some steady, reliable work, and you'll be seeing alot more of me around here.

Thanks again for the welcome back!

I really like that Beaver on horizonhobby.. she's a beauty!!
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Well that is good to hear Tim, Congrats on the work.
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by firemanbill View Post
Aren't we all? LOL

The GWS Beaver is a good flying 3 channel park model for sure.

Now for a bigger one the E-Flite model is a Beauty!

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=EFL4525
Still have my good ol' float Beaver. Stole the bl motor and ESC, and it still flys well on a geared 400.
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Old 04-04-2009, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Bill G View Post
Still have my good ol' float Beaver. Stole the bl motor and ESC, and it still flys well on a geared 400.
I noticed you have a 3 bladed prop on yours... I hear mixed things about 3 bladed vs 2 bladed. Usually pulls more amps for the same amount of thrust you get on a 2 bladed prop.. or something along those lines.

Anyone else hear something like that?

She looks great though!
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Old 04-04-2009, 02:50 PM
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Here's the link for the Easy Built kit:

http://www.easybuiltmodels.com/erc01.htm

Looks real nice.
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Old 04-04-2009, 03:00 PM
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A little bigger and you can have the eFlite.... Very nice...

Love mine....
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Originally Posted by TheDustyPagan View Post
I noticed you have a 3 bladed prop on yours... I hear mixed things about 3 bladed vs 2 bladed. Usually pulls more amps for the same amount of thrust you get on a 2 bladed prop.. or something along those lines.

Anyone else hear something like that?

She looks great though!
3 blade is just for looks, but does pretty well. You are better off with a 2 blade though.
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Originally Posted by rcers View Post
A little bigger and you can have the eFlite.... Very nice...

Love mine....
Wow.. great pics rcer!!

She's a beauty!!

I think i'm sold on the e-flite model
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Originally Posted by TheDustyPagan View Post
Wow.. great pics rcer!!

She's a beauty!!

I think i'm sold on the e-flite model
It flies better than it looks! It is a real gem....

Mike
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