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Old Sep 21, 2014, 10:39 AM
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Great job on the repair. Glad the pictures of engine mount were helpful. Luckily you don't have a plastic spinner or your battery might almost be next to servo tray . I currently have a 3300mah 3 cell 30C battery and I needed to extend the battery tray about 2.0". I find this plane is nose heavy and I am contemplating moving the rudder servo to the tail. In this location I think it will be much more solid and crisp on rudder inputs.
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:04 AM
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the nose is heavy now. I use 3/32 plywood but still heavy. I can't find the plywood thinner than that. I have to move the battery close to the servo and will try to fly today.
The model was always nose heavy , even as it comes out of the box. If you look back near the beginning of the thread, I posted a picture of how I extended the battery tray rearwards.
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:26 AM
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Winter is fast approaching and I want to do some snow flying this season. Has anybody ever installed mini fiberglass floats 530mm https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...dproduct=62950. 3D flying won't really be an option but I can at least do some sport flying.
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:32 AM
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Hey Nukiwi. I remember that post how do you think I came up with the idea
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:34 AM
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Hey Nukiwi. I remember that post how do you think I came up with the idea
Beats me! Anyway, Spring is on its way down here.
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:36 AM
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I have installed ski before but I find them very fragile and finicky to setup with those small springs to keep them on the correct angle. When installing floats I would like to use the front landing gear and then add support to fuselage for the rear float support. I want to play with the location so my CG does not change from wheels to floats. Hopefully they will not be way back because plane is nose heavy. I guess there is only one way to find out, just go for it.
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Old Sep 21, 2014, 11:46 AM
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Beats me! Anyway, Spring is on its way down here.
Haha. Your summer is December to February? I will be freezing my ass off if last winter is any indication. Looks like your summer temperatures are very comfortable.
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Old Nov 09, 2014, 12:29 AM
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It's been a long time since I've flown this plane. It was suppose to be retired since it's one of my favorites. However with the recent Red Bull Air Race I was inspired to fly this plane again. However I decided to change the looks to match Pete McLeod's Edge 540 V3. Without anymore delay here's mine.
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Old Nov 13, 2014, 03:48 PM
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Looks great. I really like the look with the 3 bladed prop. What size prop is it?
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