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#1 Eastcoast78 Apr 05, 2011 08:52 PM

New EPP Edge540T
She is coming along nicely. Here's a few pic's i just took.
Flats all Gooped up. I used White Gorilla glue on the Yakk55,so i figured id see how the GOOP was. So far on the Stick mount its holding nicely.





Heres some more Pictures
CF Bracing.

Ply Mount ready to be cut
the round firewall type mount that comes with the Stick mounts are not big,So well mount the Ply mount too the Plastic mount.
Well still be able too pop off the Plastic mount from the Stick mount in the

Spent most of yesterday finishing up the Edge540T form Leadfeathers Tread.
Still a few little details to be done to complete.
Paint canopy,make some Push rod guides/holders along the tail to keep the
rudd/elev PR's form flexing.

Next is Maiden Flight. I think she is a winner for sure.
Stay tuned for a maiden video :popcorn:

#2 Srcc Apr 05, 2011 11:37 PM

That looks really good, what is the wingspan on this one?

#3 Eastcoast78 Apr 05, 2011 11:55 PM


Originally Posted by Srcc (Post 17892434)
That looks really good, what is the wingspan on this one?

Hey Srcc, First post!!! This one is a 32''. I'm just gluing up the bottom Fuse now!! i think this one is going to have a more
Scale feel. I haven't flown my Yakk55 in calm weather yet. But sure keeps you on your toes.

Wind helps with that!!lol

#4 Prime_8 Apr 06, 2011 11:02 AM


hehe have to drop my yak bits of soon.

#5 SnowDog1974 Apr 06, 2011 01:42 PM

Great pictures and great paint job! Can't wait to hear more!

#6 Eastcoast78 Apr 07, 2011 12:21 AM

Cool ,thanks. Im seting up the T/E servos now,then hand make some Ply Arms etc..
Going with some CF pushrods on this one. I like Music wire and all,but it just looks heavy lol.

Have the Ply Motor mount drawn up. Need too get out the Dremel and speed up the Process.Using a backsaw is pain staking. Ill have more pics soon.

SRCC so how was the yak55 indoors? I uped the Motor on that!!! Most use a 1300kv-1500kv Bluewonder. Theres a 1700kv on it now. On a 3S with a 8x4 Prop, Its cazy fast (if you want it to be)!!
I found even in the wind the 2S would be better inside or on a calm day!! Ive also tested a 7x4 on a 3S and its alot tamer.

#7 Prime_8 Apr 07, 2011 06:45 AM

send me template you want for motor mount ...
i'll try and run you one off

i have 7x5e ... hehe.

#8 Eastcoast78 Apr 07, 2011 10:04 AM

i sent it to you last night.

#9 Eastcoast78 Apr 08, 2011 01:07 AM

Got a little bit more done on the 540T. Waiting on some 5G servos and need to swing by the LHS to she if they have any 1-2mm CF rods. I was going too use .032 music wire but i think im going to try the CF rods with Music wire ends ,CA'Ed with Heat shrink.
As of now it looks like shes well come in on a AUW of around 6.5oz ,Dry/without battery.
Cant wait too try my new Nano 2S 460Mahs. :D

#10 Prime_8 Apr 08, 2011 10:38 AM

looks good ..

that ply is some thick. lol.

the one i made is 1/32 , n strong .
I'll prolly need one of them black mounts .. lol

looks great , that cf should make for a rigid tail.

reminds me i need 1mm / .5 mm cf , n som cf tubing .. lol.

#11 Eastcoast78 Apr 08, 2011 10:56 AM

yea i know its 1/32 its all i have. Michaels didnt have any.
I used the CF form my old GP flatout(redBull) i tore her down last ngiht shes had her day lol.
savaged the CF form her lol.

What have you used for your Spar on the Yak?

#12 Prime_8 Apr 08, 2011 07:41 PM


i will have to drop by lhs n get some 1mm
for pushrods .

i need 2 1/4 x 32 tubes , thin wall for tail booms in a um uav

#13 Eastcoast78 Apr 08, 2011 10:33 PM

right on. Yea im not sure if the LHS has any 1mm cf now.
All i have left is 1 ,3mm CF tube. Thats what i use for the Spars.

#14 Eastcoast78 Apr 27, 2011 10:53 PM

Heres a few pics of the SFG's i just added. Pins are only in temp,till the Goop sets up.
I made some test Sfg's out of Doulbed DSF and then covered with clear packing tape.
I was so impressed with how they helped the plane fly in 20k winds and how good it helped
Knife Edges ,i have too make some out of EPP.


#15 Prime_8 Apr 28, 2011 12:14 AM

looks solid

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