Thread: New Product New Hobbyking Jet - Stinger 64
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Old Oct 18, 2012, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by supercollider View Post
I use krylon plasticote(I think thats what it's called), for plastics. After removing decals, you already have a white base to work with. I clean with rubbing alcohol, and mask off 3 stripes on the wings and spray paint. Have done this with a few edf's and works good. Good visibilty.

As for the cg, push the 1800 pack against the foam ledge towards the nose, it's that simple. The cg will be near the REAR of the finger holes. But still, you have 10mm or so margin. Full throttle into the wind and it will fly. Get some altitude and trim. Mine needed 2 clicks of up.

And you're rates sound good but perhaps elevator on low rates should also be 50%. Add a little expo too, like 35%, to soften things up. You can launch on low rates with no problems. After around 45 flights, I still have my ailerons set at 50% travel. At 100%, the roll rate borders on violent. It looks funny to, not very scale. You start to wonder how the lipo doesn't fly out of the fuse when rolling.

Good luck and let us know how the maiden goes.
Excellent info thanks very much!!!
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