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Old Oct 08, 2012, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by EDFFanatic View Post
@Sidman47: The tail has actually more beef than the wings so it is easy to fit servos there. I removed the stock ones and used these from HK, micros made by Turnigy:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9745
For the retract, I tossed the metal gear no name job that came with the plane, it didn't center right and had trouble retaining EPAs, I replaced it with this:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8498
It's not metal gear but has ample torque and since my retract mod gives me positive down lock, I don't need a costly MG servo (At least I hope so!)
The micros work in the wings too.
@Jackson Stone: Thanks, it`s your videos that inspired me to buy this bird!
Did you end up finding a thermal? How does she handle? BTW, love your paint job, that is one sleek looking Ventus. What kind of paint did you use? I have never painted EPO and wonder what would be good. Do you have to prep the surface before?
Cheers,
EDF,

I used a mixture of Polyacrylic and white hobby paint to get the smooth finish.

I have another video in the works on the Ventus. Unfortunately I suffered a major crash not long after I shot the video last Spring. So, I am now flying the FMS ASW-28, which I also love.

Cheers, Jackson
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