New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Dec 22, 2015, 09:34 PM
camoy is offline
Find More Posts by camoy
I can't fly
camoy's Avatar
United States, CO, Parker
Joined Dec 2006
4,407 Posts
Lets see that is about 15-25 seconds more than i can do so I think you are pretty good.
camoy is offline Find More Posts by camoy
RCG Plus Member
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Dec 22, 2015, 09:35 PM
msgnfg is online now
Find More Posts by msgnfg
Registered User
msgnfg's Avatar
United States, CA, Elk Grove
Joined Jun 2014
412 Posts
I think that's good hover time. Mine are shorter now, but mostly because I'm working on torque rolls. Still working on the muscule memory when the canopy is facing away.
msgnfg is online now Find More Posts by msgnfg
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 04:13 AM
mathursharad is online now
Find More Posts by mathursharad
Registered User
United States, MA, Framingham
Joined Sep 2010
83 Posts
Those who have been replacing the landing gear with 1/8 inch piano wire. How did you cut the wire? Looks really thick.

Thanks
mathursharad is online now Find More Posts by mathursharad
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 08:00 AM
Eagle2Nitro is offline
Find More Posts by Eagle2Nitro
Extremely Twisted
Eagle2Nitro's Avatar
United States, LA
Joined Apr 2014
2,735 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by mathursharad View Post
Those who have been replacing the landing gear with 1/8 inch piano wire. How did you cut the wire? Looks really thick.

Thanks
I've found the easiest way to cut piano wire is to use a Dremel with a cutting disk.
Eagle2Nitro is offline Find More Posts by Eagle2Nitro
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 08:01 AM
CC268 is offline
Find More Posts by CC268
Registered User
United States, AZ, Cave Creek
Joined Aug 2011
1,899 Posts
Just curious...how do you replace the landing gear when it is epoxied in pretty good...?
CC268 is offline Find More Posts by CC268
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 09:05 AM
bhoov128 is offline
Find More Posts by bhoov128
Genesis 50:20
bhoov128's Avatar
United States, FL, Davenport
Joined May 2012
14,337 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by mathursharad View Post
Those who have been replacing the landing gear with 1/8 inch piano wire. How did you cut the wire? Looks really thick.

Thanks
some big side cutters and a lot of pressure difficult

probably should use dremel with cutoff wheel like E2N suggests
bhoov128 is offline Find More Posts by bhoov128
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: Snice Slick
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 10:53 AM
FM is offline
FM
Find More Posts by FM
FM
No Static
FM's Avatar
United States, AZ, Gilbert
Joined Mar 2012
1,508 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by CC268 View Post
Just curious...how do you replace the landing gear when it is epoxied in pretty good...?
Steve t told me a great way to do that. Use a drill and take your time drilling multiple holes. Easy peasy. ..took about 15 minutes.
FM is offline Find More Posts by FM
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 01:10 PM
SteveT. is offline
Find More Posts by SteveT.
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
SteveT.'s Avatar
San Jose, CA
Joined Jan 2008
35,083 Posts
And...as has been posted many times in this forum...Don't epoxy the darn gear in in the first place. Install gear, install wedge, install two screws through formers/wedge holding gear in... Voila!! Gear installed...

SteveT.
SteveT. is offline Find More Posts by SteveT.
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: My hangar...
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 03:05 PM
CC268 is offline
Find More Posts by CC268
Registered User
United States, AZ, Cave Creek
Joined Aug 2011
1,899 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveT. View Post
And...as has been posted many times in this forum...Don't epoxy the darn gear in in the first place. Install gear, install wedge, install two screws through formers/wedge holding gear in... Voila!! Gear installed...

SteveT.
Mine was bought used. I didn't build the plane. But yes if I built this myself I would not have glued it either.
CC268 is offline Find More Posts by CC268
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 24, 2015, 03:23 PM
FM is offline
FM
Find More Posts by FM
FM
No Static
FM's Avatar
United States, AZ, Gilbert
Joined Mar 2012
1,508 Posts
I did epoxy mine....no big deal to drill it out and do it the better way. Now I know to check the forums before assembly. Just another lesson with this hobby!
FM is offline Find More Posts by FM
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2015, 12:55 PM
msgnfg is online now
Find More Posts by msgnfg
Registered User
msgnfg's Avatar
United States, CA, Elk Grove
Joined Jun 2014
412 Posts
Do any of you fly the KnifeEdge version of this plane on RealFlight? I'm struggling with part of the setup. Specifically she constantly rolls out of KE as if the wing had a dihedral. Too much to try and mix out without creating other problems.
msgnfg is online now Find More Posts by msgnfg
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 28, 2016, 06:10 PM
msgnfg is online now
Find More Posts by msgnfg
Registered User
msgnfg's Avatar
United States, CA, Elk Grove
Joined Jun 2014
412 Posts
Pretty quiet on this thread lately. Still flying my Edge every week and enjoying the heck out of it. Wish they were back in stock though - I'd love to pick up a back-up frame, just in case.
msgnfg is online now Find More Posts by msgnfg
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 28, 2016, 06:38 PM
Timmyd463229 is online now
Find More Posts by Timmyd463229
Registered User
Timmyd463229's Avatar
United States, PA, Tarentum
Joined Jan 2012
2,547 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by msgnfg View Post
Pretty quiet on this thread lately. Still flying my Edge every week and enjoying the heck out of it. Wish they were back in stock though - I'd love to pick up a back-up frame, just in case.
Yep still my favorite plane. I fly it every time I go out. My buddy wants a black and orange one
Timmyd463229 is online now Find More Posts by Timmyd463229
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 28, 2016, 06:45 PM
SteveT. is offline
Find More Posts by SteveT.
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
SteveT.'s Avatar
San Jose, CA
Joined Jan 2008
35,083 Posts
How much would he pay???

SteveT.
SteveT. is offline Find More Posts by SteveT.
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: My hangar...
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 29, 2016, 05:04 AM
Timmyd463229 is online now
Find More Posts by Timmyd463229
Registered User
Timmyd463229's Avatar
United States, PA, Tarentum
Joined Jan 2012
2,547 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveT. View Post
How much would he pay???

SteveT.
No clue is it new and would you ship? Name a price and I'll ask
Timmyd463229 is online now Find More Posts by Timmyd463229
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Product 3DHS 41" Edge "$99 Buck Huck" Ducati Mechanic 3D Flying 17299 Mar 27, 2012 03:37 PM
Sold 3dhs 41' edge buck huck bnf JBuck Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 7 Jul 02, 2011 06:58 AM
Sold 3DHS 41" EDGE - ORANGE - 99 Buck Huck 6L6Amp Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 14 Aug 22, 2010 07:45 PM