View Full Version : Canomod Canopies - How good?
02-03-2007, 02:15 AM
After the mishap with the so called quality scale Air wolf I`m still looking for a top notch prepainted scale fuselage.
I see Canomod have just released a scale Jet Ranger.
For those who have a Canomod canopy.....how good are they?
I doubt whether there are any Jet Rangers about yet but I`m looking for some detailed photos if possible of whats out there and some serious criticism if any is needed.
02-03-2007, 06:00 AM
I too am interested in Canomod's quality.... I would like to have a nice canopy for my rex, which means one that I didnt paint myself(I'm really, really bad at painting).
02-03-2007, 09:34 AM
02-03-2007, 01:37 PM
I've got a Canomod canopy on my bird....(see a pic in my profile) and I think it's gorgeous. I must admit that it's so good looking I rarely ever fly with it on....It's more of something to wear when company is over.....
02-03-2007, 01:38 PM
I really like mine. These pics don't really do it justice. Very nice quality.
02-03-2007, 01:48 PM
Those looks so Cool :glasses2: how durable are they ? have you guys ever crashed with it or is it just for static POSING :mrgreen:
I see you are in the UK where did you get your canopy from ? and for how much if you dont mind me asking.
02-03-2007, 01:53 PM
Mine is thick fiberglass. It seems pretty durable but I'm glad I haven't tested that yet. Its thicker than a stock plastic canopy and clears the servo arms much better.
02-03-2007, 05:47 PM
Mine seems pretty durable as well....it's much more rigid than the stock canopy. That being said, whereas the stock canopy can flex a bit during a crash, this one would probably shatter into a billion pieces. I've actually had a couple of crashes where the $9.99 "carbon-look" canopy I use for daily flying got destroyed in a nose-first impact, but saved my li-po and ESC.
Bottom line, my Canomod is strictly for posing....like 99% of the other parts on my SE....;)
Glenn...I live in Suffolk, but I get all my stuff from the U.S. I got my canopy from HeliDirect for $64.99.
02-03-2007, 07:55 PM
I have a couple and they are really nice for the money,the one thats on now has had SEVERAL DIRT NAPS and still in good condition still using it :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: HE HE HE HE HE !!!!!!!!!!!!
02-03-2007, 07:58 PM
I got mine as a gift and it is gorgeous, but I use it as a show canopy too. I'd really hate to see it ruined.