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Old Jul 28, 2014, 06:22 PM
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I just maidened her in 20mph gusting to 30 wind not the best conditions so it was hard to get a feel for her

Put 1900 mah back in flew for about 6and a half minutes
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Old Sep 07, 2014, 11:10 PM
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SBach build

I just finished my build. I was planning to fly today but it was windy so I decided to wait for a calmer day for the maiden flight.

I used the TH digital power combo (100g motor, 45amp controller, TH servos, 12x6 prop), TH carbon fiber servo extensions, and the TH RX. I'm using Zippy 2700mAh batteries. I'm hoping for 8 minutes of flight time or so. We'll see. They are heavier than what is recommended, weighing in at 219g, but I think she will handle the extra weight without an issue, especially with the 100g motor.

About the only departure I took from the instructions was to move the elevator servo back more since I knew my battery was heavier than normal. I also added a 1-3/4" great planes spinner, which I think finishes her off nicely.

Here are some pics...
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Old Sep 08, 2014, 09:57 AM
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Nice looking Build..!!

You are right the airframe will handle the extra weight, especially with the 100g crack motor... I originally flew mine with 2200mAh batteries, but ended up liking it better with the smaller and lighter 1300 and 1600 size 70c Thunder Power batteries.
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Old Sep 08, 2014, 10:09 AM
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I originally flew mine with 2200mAh batteries, but ended up liking it better with the smaller and lighter 1300 and 1600 size 70c Thunder Power batteries.
Was that also with the 100g motor or did you use the 70g?
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Old Sep 08, 2014, 11:55 AM
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100g motor... a little less flight time, but the plane really comes alive when it is not carrying around a lot of weight.
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Old Sep 08, 2014, 11:58 AM
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100g motor... a little less flight time, but the plane really comes alive when it is not carrying around a lot of weight.
Interesting, thanks. I'll have to try that.
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