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Old Jan 13, 2011, 07:05 PM
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One fix to improve the fit of the carbon tailplane joiner rod. Try a careful application of thin cyano on the rod. Wait until it has gone really hard and then try the fit. If it's still loose give it another cyano hit. Again wait until its really hard to try the fit. If you go too far and the rod becomes over size, rub it down with very fine abrasive 'wet & dry paper' or a rubbing down paint cutting compound like 'T Cut'.

I set my fail-safe for 60% full Crow but with UP elevator, and motor off.
This shows in the air, if you do get a signal loss, as a sudden pitch up.
If you do have a real 'fail-safe' situation this setup takes all the airspeed out of the model, the pitch up gradually decays to a series of slow gentle stalls, and by the time the model arrives on the ground it is less likely to be flying fast enough to cause damage to what ever it arrives on.
Worked on 2 occasions for me when I flew on 35mhz.

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