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Old Feb 03, 2016, 08:04 PM
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How are the e-flite air retracts at Efflux in comparison to Sapac?
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Old Feb 03, 2016, 09:32 PM
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How are the e-flite air retracts at Efflux in comparison to Sapac?
There is a slight difference in the mounting tabs height of the E-flites. The jet was designed for the SAPAC. If you can find some SAPACs it would be a no brainer.

On the other hand, I think Rodger is getting some E-flites, so he can make the necessary adjustments. it's less than 1/8"
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Old Feb 03, 2016, 11:06 PM
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yeah im going to order a set so ill have both to compare
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Wow uhh....I don't know now. I guess if it can just be made with a wide enough base for electrics. I want to achieve a scale look whichever.
I have it where the whole base of the retracts sit in the cut out skin but the flanges do stick up some but like I said they could be sanded down to make the junction smooth. but for a good scale look I'd go with the air version.
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Ok, I will go with that. Thanks for the pros and cons Rodger and Gary
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Old Feb 03, 2016, 11:45 PM
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which one Air or elec.? I need to know before I start the wings...but no hurry as it will be a few days before I can get to the wings.
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Oh sorry, the Air for scale.
I hope to figure a conversion before it flies because I've never been a fan of air(even though I have it on 2 planes)
But for now, yes air provisions on the wing please.
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Old Feb 04, 2016, 02:39 AM
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Ok if you go with air that is the only one you can use.the electric ones mount different so I have to build the wing one way for air and a other way for the electric.
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Old Feb 04, 2016, 02:58 AM
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funny im not a fan of electric ..I have both and nothing but problems with the elec. ...I've never had a failure with air once it is up and running .use a drop of oil when you put them together and holds air for days.some planes I have hold air for several weeks.these im ordering are spring down so if you have a leak they come down by themselves.so I order a set like the one Gary sells so ill see what the difference is if any.
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