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Old 03-26-2008, 03:58 PM
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a 39 dollar radio aint bad for somone starting out. Everything else is.....blah to me.

I cannot commit a several hundred dollar purchase without thinking about it for a few days.....
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:59 AM
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3 CRASH Items On Sale!

Ikarus Lexors Micro & Mini Servos
  • These servos are great for many applications - 3D planes, Shock Flyers, micro and mini helicopters, and other airplanes.
  • Buy as many as you need - They are all discounted! Click below for details and specs.
Sale begins at 8:00 AM CST, Wednesday 4/2/08!!!
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Old 04-02-2008, 02:12 AM
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I see Hobby Lobby also has a "7x5" sale going on: http://www.hobby-lobby.com/7x5-wk1.htm

Polyquest lipos on sale this week. Still kinda pricey compared to eBay or Hobbycity. Good batteries though.
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Old 04-02-2008, 02:33 AM
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Originally Posted by aviatordave View Post
3 CRASH Items On Sale!
Ikarus Lexors Micro & Mini Servos
  • These servos are great for many applications - 3D planes, Shock Flyers, micro and mini helicopters, and other airplanes.
  • Buy as many as you need - They are all discounted! Click below for details and specs.
Sale begins at 8:00 AM CST, Wednesday 4/2/08!!!
Thanks for the update Dave..
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Old 04-02-2008, 03:28 AM
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Maybe they will put more $25 Lynxs on sale for the 7x5 sale.

You can never have too many of those planes. Especially if you are me. I lapparently like to lawn dart them between 115 and 131mph.
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Old 04-02-2008, 03:36 PM
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wow.......I'm not sure I would spend that much on a servo. I guess I will sit this one out -

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Ikarus Lexors Micro & Mini Servos
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Lexors Micro 100 Servo - .2 oz. (5.8 grams), .8" x .4" x .9". Performance servo for small 3D planes, Shock Flyers, micro and mini helicopters, and other small airplanes.
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IK171100 Ikarus Lexors Micro 100 Servo ..... $19.90
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 14.90

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Lexors Micro 202 Servo - .4 oz. (10 grams), 1" x .5" x 1.1". Universal servo for small 3D planes, Shock Flyers, micro and mini helicopters, and other small airplanes.
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IK171202 Ikarus Lexors Micro 202 Servo ..... $19.90
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 12.90

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Lexors Mini 230 Servo - .6 oz. (16.6 grams), 1.2" x .5" x 1.2". Universal servo for ECO 8 and other larger electric helicopters.
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IK171230 Ikarus Lexors Mini 230 Servo ..... $24.90
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 12.90

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Old 04-02-2008, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by aviatordave View Post
wow.......I'm not sure I would spend that much on a servo. I guess I will sit this one out -
Yeah, especially for a brand we don't know!
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Old 04-03-2008, 03:00 AM
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Agreed. I'd be surprised if they sold alot of those.
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Old 04-03-2008, 03:03 AM
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Me too... I have purchased some 9 gram servos from Jeff at heads up rc. Good price I thought..
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Old 04-03-2008, 05:41 PM
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I've noticed that some of the items they list in the Crash Sale, eventually end up in the Bargain Bin for even less. The pink F-18 for example is now $10 less than it was in Crash Sale.
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Fly Time View Post
I've noticed that some of the items they list in the Crash Sale, eventually end up in the Bargain Bin for even less. The pink F-18 for example is now $10 less than it was in Crash Sale.
Yep, I just picked up one of the pink F-18 RTFs from my LHS for $179. It's not "salmon pink" like their ad says, it's OMG pink! I'm either going to put some new nose art with two broke back cowboys riding a dolphin on it or give it a new paint job. OK...a new paint job it is.
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:39 PM
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C'mon tom.....

Even though they did something good for breast cancer, its prob hard for some guys to own a pink plane. If your secure enough in your manhood it should be no problem.....

or you can just paint it
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Old 04-03-2008, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by aviatordave View Post
C'mon tom.....

Even though they did something good for breast cancer, its prob hard for some guys to own a pink plane. If your secure enough in your manhood it should be no problem.....

or you can just paint it
Maybe I can sell it to Chellie. I'm very secure in my manhood Dave but a paint job is still in order.
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Old 04-08-2008, 07:22 PM
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Has anyone who bought the Ikarus Pitts S1-S last month finished building it yet? Mine is almost ready to fly! Just have to get the prop, ESC and battery attached and it will be good to go.

Not sure what my AUW is, but I think its on the heavy side. I didn't use the included brushed motor, so hopefully the extra power of the outrunner will make up for it.
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Old 04-09-2008, 03:52 PM
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Twin tailed pusher plane with Jet-like performance
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36" wingspan, 33" long, 27 oz. flying weight. Beautifully and totally built from laser cut balsa and plywood. Covered with heat shrink covering and decorated with decals. Airplane assembles in about 4 hours. Torque rods for the ailerons are installed and the hinges in the control surfaces are ready for you to glue in place. Laser cut motor mount is included. Take-offs are smooth and control response is quick. Landings are easy, just hold the nose up and bleed off the speed until you touch down. Flight times are around 10 minutes. For 4 channels: Ailerons, Elevator, Nose Wheel steering and Throttle.
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AM231220 Atlas Outrunner Motor
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ABC20 Atlas Black Brushless Controller
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1-7/8 oz. weight, 1-1/8" diameter, 1-1/16" case length, 3.17mm (1/8") shaft. INCLUDES Radial Mounting System and aluminum prop nut. For 2-3 lipoly or 5-10 NiCad/NiMH cells. For 12-35 amp controllers and propellers from 5x5 to 12x8!
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1-7/8 x 7/8 x 3/8", 19 grams (5/8 oz.). 20 Amps continuous, for 5 to 10 NiCd or NiMH, 2 to 3 Lithium cells. BEC can run 4 servos on 6 cell battery, 2 servos on 10 cells. Order connector set MJ21011.
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Online Video Clips -- See V-Diamond FLY!
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CYM248CR V-Diamond ARF COMBO with Brushless Motor & Controller ..... $163.50
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 109.00 - You SAVE $54.50!

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Old 04-16-2008, 03:09 AM
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What the....... (pics not working...)



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3 CRASH Items This Week!


Ikarus Variable Pitch Prop with Brushless Motor and More...




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Ikarus PPS-4D Set with Brushless Motor S2 - Set includes Ikarus #2023023 PPS-4D Variable Pitch Propeller with Ikarus #2023019 Hollow Shaft S2 Brushless Outrunner Motor. Suitable for all Shock Flyer size 3D foam airplanes.




IK2023024 Ikarus Variable Pitch Prop Set with Brushless Motor ..... $129.00
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 49.00


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Ikarus Shock Flyer Propeller - 3" x 3" propeller for small Shock Flyer-type aircraft.

IK2023016 Ikarus 3x3" Shock Flyer Propeller ..... $1.90
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 1.00


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Ikarus 3D Power Set - Brushed motor and gearbox with CAD/CAM designed 3D propeller. Use on any 3D Shock Flyer or other small foam 3D planes.

IK2021001 Ikarus "3D Power Set" Brushed Drive System ..... $7.75
CRASH SALE! ..... $ 5.00



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Old 04-21-2008, 07:11 PM
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Forget about the Crash sale. This week's 7x5 sale has some pretty good deals!
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:52 AM
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Here ya guys go, some specs for the Luxor 202!

Also, a lower price...of course...
http://www.flyingmodelsupply.com/pro...5&productId=16

http://www.rc-info.de/elektronik/ser...micro-202.html

Personally...I don't think it's worth it, stick w/ Futaba micros.
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Old 05-15-2008, 02:32 AM
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Did anybody buy the $15 helicopter? I couldn't find any useful info on it but I looked at the little video and thought it would be worth the three fins.
Now, I realize you get what you pay for but I bought a tiny rtf heli at Toledo for $15 and I've had a ball with it. So we'll see.
I noticed it sold out pretty quick so someone knows something. Any Wattflyers bite?
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Old 05-17-2008, 11:04 PM
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I bought the $15 heli. It will be my first Heli. What they don't tell you though, is that you need a specific made-by-Ikarus-only "Piccoboard"........ Which is $79 and " AVAILABLE SOON"

http://www.hobby-lobby.com/piccolo-parts.htm

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Old 05-18-2008, 12:11 AM
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seems a bit dirty...
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:47 AM
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Originally Posted by vax6335 View Post
I bought the $15 heli. It will be my first Heli. What they don't tell you though, is that you need a specific made-by-Ikarus-only "Piccoboard"........ Which is $79 and " AVAILABLE SOON"

http://www.hobby-lobby.com/piccolo-parts.htm


Get this board instead.

http://www.allerc.com/product_info.p...oducts_id=1814

Much better deal, and does the same thing.
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Old 05-18-2008, 01:46 AM
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Originally Posted by RUSH View Post
Get this board instead.

http://www.allerc.com/product_info.p...oducts_id=1814

Much better deal, and does the same thing.
Sweet, I've been reading a ton of stuff about Piccolos. Seems I may have gotten in over my head with this thing. I'll definitely get that. But I can see this thing taking over, I'm already thinking about CP upgrades, brushless, scale bodies, etc........
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Sweet, I've been reading a ton of stuff about Piccolos. Seems I may have gotten in over my head with this thing. I'll definitely get that. But I can see this thing taking over, I'm already thinking about CP upgrades, brushless, scale bodies, etc........
Great! Welcome to your next addiction BTW, I bought 3 of the kits - makes a good knock-around for the living room.
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Old 05-19-2008, 02:49 AM
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Well that piccoboard business is certainly a drag. I guess I just figured I'd only have to supply the usual stuff,e.g. servos, rx, esc, and battery. And I already have that stuff laying around. But I can see that the tail rotor uses a separate motor and I guess you need the "board" to plug both motors into the esc.
Like vax, this is my first heli and I can see I've got a lot of reading up to do.
Rush, thanks for steering us to a cheaper board. Any issues adapting the allerc board? If I use a brushless motor, will I also have to use brushless in the tail? I don't think they make one that small.
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