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09-07-2008, 10:26 AM
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Posted By radweld

You know you still have the weak spot here, when...

You know you still have the weak spot here, when they fold, they always seam to fold under the fuse, because your rods are not connected, this could still cause a collapsed. I would recommend linking...
09-07-2008, 10:24 AM
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Posted By radweld

Thats a great tip, I didnt think about doing...

Thats a great tip, I didnt think about doing that. But the angle is so slight that there is minimal deformation. However, good tip ;)
09-06-2008, 11:28 PM
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Posted By radweld

The Dihedral is the angle of one wing to the...

The Dihedral is the angle of one wing to the other, as you will have noticed the wings point upwards like a V. This is th dihedral, you need to bend the metal tube so that the two CF rods have an...
09-03-2008, 08:32 AM
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Posted By radweld

My wings are starting to show a crease down the...

My wings are starting to show a crease down the side of each fuse, looks like they are going to fold soon if I dont do anything about it. I guess it's time to finish my other re-enforced wing.
09-01-2008, 11:39 AM
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Posted By radweld

You never discharge a Lipo battery, in fact if...

You never discharge a Lipo battery, in fact if you discharge it below 3v/cell or 9v in total then the battery will be destroyed so you need to make sure this never happens. You need to make sure your...
08-29-2008, 02:46 PM
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Posted By radweld

That will be the weight of the motor, I've seen...

That will be the weight of the motor, I've seen this style of motor used on shock fliers, the profile type planes made out of sheets of flat foam. It looks a little small to provide enough power....
08-29-2008, 12:03 PM
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Posted By radweld

So you have to think about the KV of the motor...

So you have to think about the KV of the motor being like the engine RPM in your car.

If you put your foot to the floor in 1st gear, you will have an amazing amount of torque to pull you and the...
08-29-2008, 09:55 AM
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Posted By radweld

http://www.giantcod.co.uk/ka2210s-1200kv-brushless...

http://www.giantcod.co.uk/ka2210s-1200kv-brushless-motor-p-402614.html?osCsid=77db24400434fee088d45628a9294ec9

Is this your motor? this is the one I bought but it only got used 4 times, the third...
08-28-2008, 11:22 PM
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Posted By radweld

Should be fine, I guess the suggested prop for...

Should be fine, I guess the suggested prop for that motor will be between 8-9". The Park 480 is a little big really for the airfram and it's already starting to suffer. I've noticed cracks in the...
08-28-2008, 10:42 PM
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Posted By radweld

Eflite Park 480 bolts up pretty well, 10x7 prop...

Eflite Park 480 bolts up pretty well, 10x7 prop will go in the stock spinner and this setup has plenty of power although I needed 10g in the tail, I don't want to push this model too much, I've heard...
08-28-2008, 09:51 PM
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Posted By radweld

Turn the outer part of the mount around, you can...

Turn the outer part of the mount around, you can the get it to sit back enough. I was worried about this problem as well which is why I chose the components I chose, so that they would fit right. Or...
08-28-2008, 06:39 PM
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Posted By radweld

Wide Open Throttle or max power

Wide Open Throttle

or max power
08-25-2008, 11:30 PM
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Posted By radweld

I'm running the 1100KV version of this motor in...

I'm running the 1100KV version of this motor in my X-Ray, I personally prefer slower motors that can turn larger props. If nothing else, they are quieter lol.
08-25-2008, 11:24 PM
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Posted By radweld

Wow, great drawings there. You must have had a...

Wow, great drawings there. You must have had a real slow day lol.
08-24-2008, 11:48 PM
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Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Actually if you remove the C clip the bell will...

Actually if you remove the C clip the bell will pull away from the main body. The magnets will try to resist this but you should feel it move. I have a very similar motor although its a smaller KV...
08-24-2008, 05:54 PM
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Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Actually forget what I said, it looks like it's...

Actually forget what I said, it looks like it's fine. I just re-checked what I did and it looks to be in the same position.
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08-24-2008, 05:47 PM
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Posted By radweld

It looks like it, the output shaft of the motor...

It looks like it, the output shaft of the motor needs to be in line with the top two original gearbox mount screws, this one looks a little too low for that.
08-24-2008, 05:40 PM
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Posted By radweld

your going to have to disassemble the motor to...

your going to have to disassemble the motor to get at them washers, you don't want them loose inside or they will do major damage. Good work on the motor mount but it looks like the motors been...
08-24-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

You want some model aircraft plywood, cut this to...

You want some model aircraft plywood, cut this to size, screw this to the firewall and then screw the motor mount to the ply. I used some strips of spruce instead of the ply but I think ply is a...
08-24-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Stock prop is a 10x8 isnt it. Besides, you don't...

Stock prop is a 10x8 isnt it. Besides, you don't have to mod the heck out of these planes to have fun and in some ways, the more you mod them the less fun they become. You make them faster, you have...
08-24-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Joeted, it's your choice if you want to replace...

Joeted, it's your choice if you want to replace the servo. There are no real bad points in changing it as the Hitec one is more powerful and more accurate. However, if you try fly this plane at...
08-23-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

I thought they were both Parkzone SV80 or SV60...

I thought they were both Parkzone SV80 or SV60 (can't remember)

Anyway inside a servo is a small motor and a series of gears. On the output shaft (where the servo horn attaches) there is a...
08-23-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

You don't need to replace the servos, the...

You don't need to replace the servos, the Parkzone servos have a locating lug on them and this doesnt go into the AR6200. You will probably need to remove the locating lug that runs down the...
08-23-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Yes that will be fine, they are shipped part...

Yes that will be fine, they are shipped part charged anyway so as long as you don't attempt to fly with it, you will be ok.
08-23-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

As previously stated, you only use a RX switch...

As previously stated, you only use a RX switch when your using an external battery for the RX. Such as when using Gliders, Nitro models or when using a ESC that doesn't have a BEC. Just ignore this,...
08-20-2008, 10:38 PM
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Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

What I did was to use some 4mm Carbon tubing and...

What I did was to use some 4mm Carbon tubing and some 5mm Brass tubing, I bent the brass to the dihedral and placed the rods in either end. I then cut the channel in the wing and glued it in.

For...
08-19-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

Yep, this is more than capable however it won't...

Yep, this is more than capable however it won't fit into the battery tray in the Spitfire as its 112mm long, you can comfortably fit a 105mm Battery in there. It's also quite heavy a 176grams.
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08-19-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

I think were both aiming for the right target, I...

I think were both aiming for the right target, I would suggest a lower Mah but at least 25C rather than a battery with higher Mah and a lower C rating, my experience has shown me that the higher C...
08-19-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

The C rating of a Lipo battery is rule of thumb...

The C rating of a Lipo battery is rule of thumb and definitely not a guarantee, I have some 2200Mah cells I only use in my Stryker now because they have a higher internal resistance so it's acually...
08-18-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 93,241
Posted By radweld

WOT is Wide Open Throttle, or when you have set...

WOT is Wide Open Throttle, or when you have set the power to maximum. In theory a 2200mah will have longer duration than an 1800mah but usually the 2200's are larger and heavier so what you gain in...
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