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Old Feb 05, 2012, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by freshmint View Post
what are you using for the landing legs? plastic strips?
Large Zip ties.

Originally Posted by sia100 View Post
At this point, the only thing I know of that needs work is the landing gear. I really like what crezzee did with his. Big black zipties: is what mine look like right now...all squished down. Not sure if my rig is that much heavier, or the zipties are too thin, or too short. Crezzee...any comments?

Sia, I used Truly massive Zip/cable ties, industrial ones that are the same width as the arm (about 10mm). The ones you have used don't look that phat, go get a handful of monster ties.
I have flown my tricopter quite a bit now and the cable ties are still perfect.
My mate tried to loop his tri and it kissed the weeds big time, it went in flat out inverted and the only thing it broke was a few cable ties, a prop and a broken kk board. Total crash cost about $18 including postage to the UK.
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