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02-07-2010, 01:15 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Hey glad to hear it Nitro man that is a loooong...

Hey glad to hear it Nitro man that is a loooong time coming, and you got your money back I think. Amazing how good people get the screw and slimeballs get away with stuff.

The last time I flew...
01-21-2010, 02:05 PM
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Ya nice job flying sarge I was ready to flip my...

Ya nice job flying sarge I was ready to flip my monitor myself.:Q

That little camera does a good job recording.
01-19-2010, 02:58 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Well Sarge good luck with your next flight....

Well Sarge good luck with your next flight. Sounds like a good idea wide open field and no poles to gong.:)

Ya I wouldn't of survied my first flights it I had everything dialed up all the way....
01-17-2010, 03:40 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Hey James glad the rain cleared out for you so...

Hey James glad the rain cleared out for you so you could get a flight in. Fun plane to fly isn't it.
Glad that motor worked for you I have the 400 tigre out runner that I got from the LHS to test...
01-17-2010, 02:22 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Hey I forgot to mention use a rubber band to hold...

Hey I forgot to mention use a rubber band to hold the landing gear on it works great. I used a thick rubber band I went around the landing gear abunch of times then I placed the rubber band in the...
01-17-2010, 02:00 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

I think you draw a line thru the center of the...

I think you draw a line thru the center of the wing looking at it from the wing tip. That is how I did mine it is a little confusing, but I saw a pic that showed this.
Dave what side is your...
01-16-2010, 02:51 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

True statement Steve bucket full of lipos fly,...

True statement Steve bucket full of lipos fly, fly, fix and fly some more.:D
01-16-2010, 02:21 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Steve I found a excellent source to learn 3D...

Steve I found a excellent source to learn 3D manuvers on this site.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_4459958/tm.htm
At least to me it seems like good info this link was posted by oldfart I...
01-16-2010, 02:10 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Oh man sorry to hear that Sarge it sounds like it...

Oh man sorry to hear that Sarge it sounds like it took a beaten. Well I hope the repairs go well for you that really bites that you gonged a pole. Those things need to be outlawed. What do you have...
01-15-2010, 01:24 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

I went and ordered a new motor from Jeff if he...

I went and ordered a new motor from Jeff if he says 200 watts it's 200watts.
I bought this one off of ebay ad says 210 watts, wattmeter says 168 watts I will put this on a Katana that I got on ebay...
01-14-2010, 11:21 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

One thing to watch out for is the landing gear....

One thing to watch out for is the landing gear. The electrical tie that comes with it to join the landing gear and keep it secure they break easy. I was flying off a pond the snow is still soft when...
01-14-2010, 09:01 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

I flew mine today.:D It was fun. :DI only got to...

I flew mine today.:D It was fun. :DI only got to put 3 batteries thru her I had the rates turned down for the first flight just to get a feel for it. The
Second flight turned everything up to 100%...
01-10-2010, 03:06 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Thanks Jim 0 down and rt. it is. I don't know...

Thanks Jim 0 down and rt. it is. I don't know about hovering real nice maybe 2 sec hover then hurry to recover.:Q This is going to be a fun learning experience for me.
01-10-2010, 03:03 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Alright I just have to set some velcro in place...

Alright I just have to set some velcro in place and I am ready for a maiden.
I have a question before I do this did any of you have to give the motor any down and rt., or did you folks get away with...
01-09-2010, 02:34 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Well for you folks that have it and haven't...

Well for you folks that have it and haven't started or still waiting for it, and I hope not. Dry fit the rudder get the control horn fitted and glued in. Get the hinges cut and ready fit these to....
01-08-2010, 01:21 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Don't do it Gramps. I was steady gettin her done...

Don't do it Gramps. I was steady gettin her done until I took her off the bench. Now all I seem to want to do is work on my indoor foamies :Q


No SJ she isn't coming off the bench till she is...
01-07-2010, 02:03 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Na rub it in all ya want just glad someone is...

Na rub it in all ya want just glad someone is getting to use their plane.

Lets just keep away from telling me it's 50 degrees and sunny no wind we will be good.:D

Have you found any bad...
01-07-2010, 01:32 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

I know the feeling I got my servo ext. from...

I know the feeling I got my servo ext. from headsup yesterday, and I put them on last night, hooked up the RX to see where it will go, and that was it end of story.
It will be to cold, and windy...
01-05-2010, 02:13 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Mine is a little weak in that area to Sarge. I...

Mine is a little weak in that area to Sarge. I used a 1/4x1/4 balsa block inside the cut out it seemed a little flimsy in that area. The wings I put a backer on the inside of the wings where the...
01-05-2010, 01:42 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

You can use a little of the foam safe CA glue to...

You can use a little of the foam safe CA glue to hold the edges down on the decals, just a little CA goes a long way so go easy on it or you will have a CA mess.
No I haven't done anything with...
01-04-2010, 10:36 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Did you clean the foam good with a alcohol it...

Did you clean the foam good with a alcohol it removes the the release agent from the foam. Also from handling the foam with your hands can get oils on the foam to.
01-03-2010, 05:10 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Ya that is the problem I checked all four servo's...

Ya that is the problem I checked all four servo's and none have a longer lead short by 2' inches or so. I am going to cut the last 2 pieces of carbon rod for the ailerons get them set. Then it's out...
01-03-2010, 03:46 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Ya going from your pic another velcro strap might...

Ya going from your pic another velcro strap might be a good idea. You start pushing that bird you might throw the battery. I havent done that myself yet, but it does make for interesting reading. ...
01-03-2010, 02:26 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Sounds great Dave you came up from behind and...

Sounds great Dave you came up from behind and blew our doors off. I thought for sure James would be flying his already.
Sounds like you had a good maiden and the plane flys nice that is good to...
01-02-2010, 02:36 AM
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Posted By gramps2361

Looking good Dave I have the tail feathers set on...

Looking good Dave I have the tail feathers set on mine need to get the ailerons done tonight.
One thing I don't like is the control horn mounts. I had one pull out with a plane that had them...
01-01-2010, 09:24 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Well disregard my last post figured out the...

Well disregard my last post figured out the carbon pushrods. Not bad to do and I like the results. Read many posts that stated the advantage of using carbon pushrods seeing the results first hand...
01-01-2010, 06:57 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Alright I am at a cross road with the pushrods...

Alright I am at a cross road with the pushrods and graphite. My servos's are ready to get mounted the problem for me is do you cut the threaded push rods in half and cut the graphite to size. Then...
01-01-2010, 03:35 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Keep a close eye on the expansion likes to do...

Keep a close eye on the expansion likes to do this when you turn your back on the part. Then it just fluffs right up like that spray in insulation.:blah::Q
I used the white gorilla glue to fill...
01-01-2010, 03:01 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

I don't think the white gorrilla glue is a good...

I don't think the white gorrilla glue is a good idea James ya could have a expansion problem with it. If it came out the hinge slot could cause you problems. Like I mentioned I did have a problem and...
01-01-2010, 02:25 PM
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Posted By gramps2361

Sarge I never used this type of hinge either. I...

Sarge I never used this type of hinge either. I cut the slot's for the hinges dry fitted the pieces. I then used a pin to force the epoxy into the slots i would only epoxy one side a time. I would...
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