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Old 06-18-2017, 09:55 AM
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krill arf

somebody tell me if krill aircraft are worth what looks to be a lot of money beside extreme flight 3d hobby shop pilot and others I have a3dhs edge which I thought was very good value for what was supplied
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Old 06-18-2017, 10:44 AM
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Not in my book. There have been some issues with those models and the CS on them is not good. I seriously doubt one will fly better than a 3DHS/EF model. I'd take a close look at their new stuff as well as the AJ Aircraft models.
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Old 06-18-2017, 10:56 AM
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I have had both Krill and Comp-arf. They were both very nice and flew well. But in my opinion, the wood airplanes are easier to build, lighter, and a better value for the money.
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Old 06-18-2017, 03:11 PM
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krill

you told me what I wanted to know before I spent the money thanks for the information
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Old 06-18-2017, 08:20 PM
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You don't buy composite airframe for the flight performance, you buy them because you do not want to maintain stupid film covering and wood baloney on a traditional plane.

Flim/wood will fly better almost always, expect when you get to 50% scale at which point composite weigh the same as wood/film, Wiemo comes to mind.
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Old 06-20-2017, 12:47 AM
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I have the 31% Extra 330sc by Krill. Very nice piece of kit. Minimal maintenance on the air frame, clean up is easy. Very precise aircraft, you can still 3D with them, but they are probably more suited to IMAC due to their precise flying ability.
I have a 35% EF Extra 300, the size is not much difference between them in size and weight!
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:16 PM
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I have the 31% Extra 330sc by Krill. Very nice piece of kit. Minimal maintenance on the air frame, clean up is easy. Very precise aircraft, you can still 3D with them, but they are probably more suited to IMAC due to their precise flying ability.
I have a 35% EF Extra 300, the size is not much difference between them in size and weight!
I not sure they are superior flying ability to some of the others mentioned. On mine, what I will say its it is 10x harder to complete than say a Hangar 9/AJ/or Extreme etc.. There are no instructions, little hardware, (no wheels, no tailwheel, no engine mounting template, very few screws, bolts etc.) and most of it is up to your imagination. It's not really ARF, not a kit but somewhere in between. The finish and lack of covering film is nice when your done, but if I ever get done I doubt it will fly any better.
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Old 06-20-2017, 04:41 PM
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Yah but look at these arfs these days

-Your Axels will break.
-The wheels last 1 year.
-The tail wheel always bends.
-The hardware strips. Or best they throw in Metric with Standard.
-The engine mounting template will offset your spinner because they cant freagan line up even a mounting plate.

I am in the same boat as the poster.



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I not sure they are superior flying ability to some of the others mentioned. On mine, what I will say its it is 10x harder to complete than say a Hangar 9/AJ/or Extreme etc.. There are no instructions, little hardware, (no wheels, no tailwheel, no engine mounting template, very few screws, bolts etc.) and most of it is up to your imagination. It's not really ARF, not a kit but somewhere in between. The finish and lack of covering film is nice when your done, but if I ever get done I doubt it will fly any better.
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I not sure they are superior flying ability to some of the others mentioned. On mine, what I will say its it is 10x harder to complete than say a Hangar 9/AJ/or Extreme etc.. There are no instructions, little hardware, (no wheels, no tailwheel, no engine mounting template, very few screws, bolts etc.) and most of it is up to your imagination. It's not really ARF, not a kit but somewhere in between. The finish and lack of covering film is nice when your done, but if I ever get done I doubt it will fly any better.

Hrmm, interesting, I got my kit about this time last year, brand new shipment from AUS distributor. Everything was included, all hardware, manual etc.
I've only upgraded the main wheels.
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