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I'm wanting to get a profile specifically the edge 540 or yak 54 from OMP, which one would be better? I have a O.S. .46 FX to put in it and i plan on buying a Tower muffler for it, will that be enough power with an APC 12X4? Should i run a different prop?
 

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12x4 or 12.25x3.75 apc, is what most guys run w/ a .46.I like a 12x4 Zinger, not quite as much pull, but faster spool up.Get about 4 different props in this range and pick the one you like best. I hear APC 11.5x4 is good too, but I can't find 'em around here.
 

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ben_beyer said:
I'm wanting to get a profile specifically the edge 540 or yak 54 from OMP, which one would be better?
Well that's an open ended question. Are you a new pilot, any 3D experience? Wanting to learn 3D or what?

Their Edge 540FF taught me to fly 3D and I reccomend it highly for that purpose. Haven't flown their Yak yet, but I suspect it's a little hotter plane, more capable, little less forgiving. I have the kit version of the KatanaP and the same goes for it, more capable, less forgiving.
 

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Edge would be my first choice, And the 12x4 APC is the only one I'd buy for that motor, and I have tried every prop concievable for that motor. But others will disagree...that's the beauty of the hobby!!
 

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I have no 3D experience and i'm wanting to learn. And to add to your comment gordo, as my would put it, opinions are just like assholes, everyone has one...(i'm not calling you an asshole and i appreciate your comment)
 

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ben_beyer said:
...(i'm not calling you an asshole and i appreciate your comment)
Oh no, you not calling me anything......right..... :D :)

You know, if you have no experience, you might look at some other options. The OMP Edge is very good, and easy to build. But the Burrito is even easier to build, even more forgiving, and has the magic wand through the fuse that makes it VERY strong. And if you want to learn 3D you want STRONG :wink:

Then there are the less "conventional" choices. I still think the SPA3D is a GREAT way to learn the basics without great expense or time, and with near indestructability! Just run a search on RCU. Then there's the electric foamies. Fly it anywhere, will do most anything, and once you get past the initial up front cost, the airframes are SOO cheap and easy.

Well, then there's........Oh, never mind, that's probably more than you wanted to know!! :lol:
 

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well, some guys were giving me shit about a cap 232 i put together (it was an arf) and told me a bunch of BS. so i called my uncle who's been flying for a long time and said this hobby is the worst with opinions. then he spouted the asshole comment. it's true though, if ask 10 people the same question, you'll come out with 10 different ways of doing things. i think i'm going to go with the omp edge or the burrito. the thing i like about the edge is the servo's in the tail and it's laser cut, but either way i'll probably have a burrito or two someday. thanks for your help guys and i can start planning my fall project.
 

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Someone said earlier (not an asshole) that the Burrito is more forgiving. I agree, as I have dorked mine several times; and haven't had to add any glue to the plane yet. It is a very stout plane.

I have also found it more stable and easier to hover than my OMP Edge, or my Katana P. It is the first and only plane I have been able to do the infamous #9 with.

I highly recommend the Burrito for your first 3-D plane.
 

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It's when a man can call himself and asshole is when he is showing the first signs that he may not be one.
Well Mom and Dad told me growing up that I could be anything I wanted...... I just chose to be an asshole! :D :shock: :D

I saw that on a shirt this weekend, Asked the guy where he got it but he couldn't remember. Bummer.
 

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maybe he was just being an asshole? we had a club meeting and i finished my hangar 9 CAP 232 yesterday so I went a test flew it. Too bad they stopped making it, it's a nice flying airplane.
 

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ben_beyer said:
well, some guys were giving me shit about a cap 232 i put together (it was an arf) and told me a bunch of BS. so i called my uncle who's been flying for a long time and said this hobby is the worst with opinions. then he spouted the asshole comment. it's true though, if ask 10 people the same question, you'll come out with 10 different ways of doing things. i think i'm going to go with the omp edge or the burrito. the thing i like about the edge is the servo's in the tail and it's laser cut, but either way i'll probably have a burrito or two someday. thanks for your help guys and i can start planning my fall project.
Caps particularly get a bad rep. They are a high performance plane, and being so will keep you on your toes. But, they are not hard to fly, or land, if built correctly, and kept light. They are not for guys who think Cubs, and gliders are hard to fly however! :D Go have fun with it, and fly the crap out of it. At some point buy either the burrito, or the omp edge. Both are good planes, but the burrito is a little better for a beginner at 3-d although the edge would be the next best thing. After that get a EF edge, or a sledge!

What cap do you have the .40 size silver one? If you have the 120 size one Keep It Light!
 

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To me the best 3D trainer is the Burrito. Is so good that you always take off from hand :shock:
Also can take a lot of punishment from learning and the only thing that breaks is the prop.(Get a lot of spares)
Also don´t put so much aileron throw and max elev and rudder with expo to soften.
Mine is terrific with a ST 51 and 12.25 x 3.75 and 9202 for all except Rudder (9304) and Throttle (micro cirrus 21).
 

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I have the 120 size modeled after Matt Chapmans former plane. Thinking about switching from 15% nitro to ys 20/20. i've been doing some research and i think i'm going to go with the extreme flight edge 540t fun fly. as for an engine, it's either going to be an os 50 sx and tower muffler or probably a saito 72. should i get a sport prop or wide blade prop? where can i get some carbon fiber gear for this plane?
 
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