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Old Mar 21, 2014, 10:38 AM
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Maiden of my Screamer went smooth as can be. Like you said Don, it hand-launches very easy (especially by Skyangel standards!). It sure doesn't care to be inverted though...takes a heap of forward stick (fighting that built-in reflex I guess). The elevon trim shown on post #17 was spot-on; my Screamer did not need a single click of elevator trim. Thanks Don!
Welcome to the Screamer club!! It is the best flying out of the bunch and the easiest to hand launch too!
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Old Sep 23, 2014, 10:17 PM
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Screamer with Don's Wicked-Wemo 50mm Combo - 6000kv

I mirrored Don's Screamer set up exactly. I just maidened it this evening and wow its sweet, fast and the 50mm edf sounds great! Thanks for your posts Don.

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Old Sep 24, 2014, 12:35 AM
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Awesome paint job! Glad you like the power setup.
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Old Sep 25, 2014, 04:06 PM
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I mirrored Don's Screamer set up exactly. I just maidened it this evening and wow its sweet, fast and the 50mm edf sounds great! Thanks for your posts Don.

James
Now that is visible!!! Love that!! Great job!!
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Old Jan 12, 2015, 10:44 AM
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Will be back to this thread when I start the build
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Old Feb 01, 2015, 02:52 PM
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Turns out I'm unlucky, the bottom hatches are pretty solidly glued in, so it'll be more of a snake job, scared of exerting too much force on it and snapping something
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Old Feb 01, 2015, 03:07 PM
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The bottom portion is glued on and you really need to take it off to install the electronics.
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Old Feb 01, 2015, 03:16 PM
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Mine was glued in solidly as well.

I gave up, and just replaced the motor with EDF unit using a Wicked. Luckily the motor and EDF cover is held on by magnets.

Stock ESC is no good for the Wicked Wemo combo so a Plush is used, same as the Hobbywing Pentium series.

ESC pocket needed some carving, but can be done without actually taking off the glued bottom half.

BTW I used glass fiber cloth and some resin to harden the lip of the inlet duct.
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Old Feb 01, 2015, 03:27 PM
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A thin butter knife is a great tool for seperating glue joints
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