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03-06-2010, 11:33 AM
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Posted By av8djc

You're gunna love it. Same power as my Turnigy...

You're gunna love it. Same power as my Turnigy 2836-1000 and I use a 10x5 prop also. Have fun:ws:
02-07-2010, 12:53 AM
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Posted By av8djc

I'm flying mine a little but not so much lately...

I'm flying mine a little but not so much lately as I'm trying to get a 55" Bucker set up and tweaked out right. Much fun!
01-21-2010, 12:26 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Had a choice, stand on my head or turn the...

Had a choice, stand on my head or turn the monitor upside down:D

Good vid Sarge, thanks. How about a link to that camera?
01-19-2010, 12:48 PM
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Posted By av8djc

James, nice video. That first landing looked a...

James, nice video. That first landing looked a bit like some of mine :o I'd say if your flying on white days you need to get some color on the bottom of the wing:ws:

Even with the ailerons off a...
01-17-2010, 05:50 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Well I set the ailerons up to dead straight with...

Well I set the ailerons up to dead straight with the airfoil. I found my eye to be a much better tool than a line on the tips. I checked the lateral balance and due to the battery on the right side...
01-17-2010, 12:36 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Gramps, thanks for the link to the 3D textbook....

Gramps, thanks for the link to the 3D textbook. It explains things really well and the videos are great. Now I can see in the videos what these maneuvers really are. I find the black tie wraps are...
01-17-2010, 01:28 AM
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Posted By av8djc

I flew again today 3 flights. I moved the...

I flew again today 3 flights. I moved the batteries a lot farther aft than they were, maybe due to the gear rearrangement. It looks like I need to have the ailerons a little different than each other...
01-16-2010, 12:27 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Sorry to hear about the crash Sarge. You'll get...

Sorry to hear about the crash Sarge. You'll get her going again I'm sure. I totaled a new plane on the second flight a month ago by trying a maneuver that the plane was not ready for as far as CG and...
01-15-2010, 12:52 AM
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Posted By av8djc

Good for you John, glad the maiden worked out...

Good for you John, glad the maiden worked out well. With 325 watts there is no way I can stay on high rates with full throttle :eek:

Can't wait to try mine again but the winds are here for a few...
01-14-2010, 08:19 PM
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Posted By av8djc

I put my Spektrum 6110e on today and moved the...

I put my Spektrum 6110e on today and moved the ESC to the other side to give me easier install and removal of the battery. The all up empty weight with the fat 2836 TGY motor (80g) and TGY plush 40a...
01-07-2010, 03:53 PM
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Posted By av8djc

[/QUOTE]Show off :p>:Q It's 10 degrees...

[/QUOTE]Show off :p>:Q

It's 10 degrees outside with a wind chill of -4 right now :(. Looks like next week we should be back above freezing, maybe I can use that for motivation.

I was just out...
01-07-2010, 02:58 PM
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Posted By av8djc

We really don't get much wind here but even with...

We really don't get much wind here but even with this nice weather system in here now the 2-5 mph winds really seem to blow this plane around. I'm just a raw beginner at 3D so my style is more...
01-07-2010, 01:50 PM
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Posted By av8djc

http://tinyurl.com/yhs92xy Sorry guys, I had...

http://tinyurl.com/yhs92xy

Sorry guys, I had to rub it in :p>

Yesterday was pretty good. I flew my Goldberg Extra at the glow field early, then after lunch three more flights on the Airfoilz at...
01-05-2010, 12:41 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Sarge That's not too bad. Just put some...

Sarge

That's not too bad. Just put some white paint on the wood and it won't be as noticeable.

Anyone one else building? If so let us know.
01-05-2010, 01:00 AM
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Posted By av8djc

Now THAT would have been good to know:mad::mad:....

Now THAT would have been good to know:mad::mad:. I don't believe it is in the instructions.

And yes, I find myself thumbing them back down, mostly on the leading (front) edges. It sems they need...
01-03-2010, 04:46 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Look at the pictures, mine are HXT 900's and I'm...

Look at the pictures, mine are HXT 900's and I'm not using extensions.

Until I make the rear strap holder I won't be removing any of the velcro on the battery that fastens to the fuselage. That's...
01-03-2010, 12:57 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Yeah I did:D:D:D:p> Probably because both sets of...

Yeah I did:D:D:D:p> Probably because both sets of our grandkids live too far away:sad: I guess I am the first of the group buy to finish one.

Going to give it another try today. We're going to...
01-03-2010, 01:46 AM
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Posted By av8djc

Thanks for the compliments fellows:ws: ...

Thanks for the compliments fellows:ws:

MAIDEN FLIGHT TODAY:ws::ws:

The only thing is, I'm rusty as can be and after flying pattern and IMAC maneuvers since 1972 I think I need to learn how to...
01-02-2010, 02:22 AM
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Posted By av8djc

I had fun flying my Goldberg Extra this morning...

I had fun flying my Goldberg Extra this morning with the guys but I think it kept me from the maiden tomorrow. When I got home from flying it was lunchtime so after lunch it took almost two hours to...
01-01-2010, 02:52 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Yeah Sarge I had a mishap also. Or two. I used...

Yeah Sarge I had a mishap also. Or two. I used gramps method of epoxying one side, let it cure, and then the other. Even with 7min epoxy I got messed up on the last aileron install and had to cut it...
01-01-2010, 01:30 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Here's the progress as of New Years Eve, two full...

Here's the progress as of New Years Eve, two full days of building. Today I need to get out and fly my ancient Goldberg Extra and Sig Hog Bipe so I can smell the castor again and wipe off the planes...
12-31-2009, 12:49 AM
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Posted By av8djc

Yeah Smoke, I gobbled the endearing IBprofin that...

Yeah Smoke, I gobbled the endearing IBprofin that allowed me a good day on the build. I called Paul twice (poor guy) I had to confirm the 2" aft for the spar was the centerline. The plans don't...
12-30-2009, 12:57 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Nah, never was worried, just anxious. Now I'm...

Nah, never was worried, just anxious. Now I'm dragging with the start of a cold so I might not get this done as fast as I thought. Christmas and grandkids is a good recipe for a cold but it was worth...
12-29-2009, 01:21 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Nice to see your builds are coming along. I'm...

Nice to see your builds are coming along. I'm real envious and filled with hope the brown truck comes today. I'll be on the build right away this time.
11-23-2009, 12:03 AM
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Posted By av8djc

I got a chance today to test the Turnigy...

I got a chance today to test the Turnigy 2836-1000. I used a green APC like prop from Hobby City 1050 (10x5). I had a 2p of the Turnigy 3s-2200-30C because that's what I had set up for some larger...
11-22-2009, 01:12 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Talking Not the SAME but similar. Dimensionally they look...

Not the SAME but similar. Dimensionally they look the same but the ratings are a lot different. It's 8g heavier than the Heads Up. I've run it a lot on the Easy Glider with a folding prop doing 15-20...
11-21-2009, 02:09 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Just paid for mine. I have a Towerpro 2409-18 I'm...

Just paid for mine. I have a Towerpro 2409-18 I'm thinking of using but I also have a 2836-1000kv Hobbycity motor I'm thinking of using but I have not compared them yet for weight. A 2836-1000 has...
09-28-2009, 01:14 PM
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Posted By av8djc

No reply to my 9-23 PM to Paul either. Seems like...

No reply to my 9-23 PM to Paul either. Seems like the Pulso deal :roll:
09-23-2009, 02:33 PM
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Posted By av8djc

PM'd you

PM'd you
08-09-2009, 05:12 PM
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Posted By av8djc

Great Jim. I think it would nice to have the...

Great Jim. I think it would nice to have the option of bare or complete but I'd just want the airframe. Maybe a couple.
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