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Old Feb 09, 2013, 01:16 PM
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Very nice Ian, that was a fun vid.
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 09:08 PM
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Thanks Ken, can't wait to race it on the clock.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 02:46 AM
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Had to do a little mix and match with mine.



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Old Feb 17, 2013, 10:53 AM
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Very nice...
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 11:28 AM
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That looks great
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Old Jul 14, 2013, 10:22 PM
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Has anyone flown these off the winch yet? Couple friends ordered them for some slope and winch flying but we haven't been able to find anyone flying these off the winch yet.
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Old Jul 18, 2013, 12:02 AM
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Sounds like you will witness new ground broken.
I'm certain someone has winched one somewhere.....

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Old Jul 19, 2013, 01:07 AM
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Canfield winched his ex-Energic a few times...
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 12:46 PM
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I didn't even know he ever had one.....:-)
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 05:59 PM
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Yeah, the love affair was intense but short-lived. He started Jonesing for an X2 pretty bad so the Energic had to go!
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Old Jul 23, 2013, 07:27 AM
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Which wing servos for Energic?

Hello to all Energic pilots,

I'm very much looking forward to receiving my Energic glider, most probably by mid of September. To shorten the waiting period a bit, I'm already thinking of the RC gear that suits the Energic best.

I've read in the instruction that the wing servos should have max. 10mm thickness, therefore I suspect that my favourite Futaba S3150 resp. S3172SV with 10.8mm will fit.

Which wing servos have you chosen? What would be your recommondation?

Thank you very much in advance and take care,

Henning

P.S. This is my first post in this forum - hello to everybody!
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Old Jul 23, 2013, 11:04 AM
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Great airplane.

I went with MKS 6100 for the ailerons and tail, MKS 6125 minis for flaps.

I used 5mm RDH horns on the ailerons. Worked very well

http://sloperacer.blogspot.com/2012/...-adapters.html
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Old Jul 23, 2013, 10:35 PM
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Same as Brandon and they work perfect. Ian
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Old Jul 25, 2013, 03:50 AM
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Ok, the MKS are on my list.
Not with a 100% good feeling - there are quite a few reports about failures after several hours of operation...
But it is indeed hard to find any real alternative to the MKS in the 10mm class.
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Old Jul 26, 2013, 12:21 AM
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I've got MKS 6125 minis throughout the wing on mine, and 6125Es on the tail. There really are several options out there. Many brands have a thin wing servo, pick your favorite. You mentioned Futaba 3150, but the JR 398, Hyperion DS095, and HiTec HS7115 are some other options.
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