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Old Aug 10, 2015, 06:01 AM
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Anyone know if turbulators will helpful or needed on the NXT?
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Old Aug 10, 2015, 07:26 AM
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I dont use them on my NXT

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Old Aug 10, 2015, 10:37 PM
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My install looks like the other HT installs shown in this thread, just rotated to the bottom. Spring is such that the string pulls the elevator toward the boom for pitching up.

Still need a pic?
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Old Aug 11, 2015, 03:35 AM
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Anyone know if turbulators will helpful or needed on the NXT?
The model is very easy to fly.. point it in a straight line and it just keeps tracking that direction, put it in a turn and it is almost hands-off to keep that turn. I don't see any bad characteristics that ask for turbulators.
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Old Aug 11, 2015, 08:07 PM
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Wait until I get to fly one. I am sure I can induce some bad characteristics
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Old Aug 12, 2015, 08:41 AM
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Building my Stream and looking at all the build pics am wondering how to fit the rudder fin. Do I cut the fin or the fuse or both?
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Old Aug 12, 2015, 09:37 AM
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Building my Stream and looking at all the build pics am wondering how to fit the rudder fin. Do I cut the fin or the fuse or both?
You can mount the tail either way, slot the fuse or rudder, your choice really. Slotting the rudder is easier, Doug does and excellent job showing how below.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...2211442&page=4
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Old Aug 12, 2015, 11:06 AM
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Mike, use these instructions, scroll down to the tail installation
http://olgol.com/Validol/build.html
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Old Sep 30, 2015, 01:18 PM
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Stream maiden flight

At last I maiden my Stream after some issues, fly better than I spect so far, it's difficult to me splain in english but I thought the plane will be only a plane for really dead air and/or very light wind days, I have a Vortex2 too, but it's really a multipurpose one, very easy to fly, any bad actitude, very easy to launch, works very well in medium winds a little ballasted...........really very happy with the plane .
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Old Mar 26, 2016, 08:16 PM
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I took advantage of a nice spring day here in Michigan, sunny 42-degrees , winds 5-10 winds some higher gusts, and maidened my NIB Stream. RTF 240g (no ballast) CG @ 75mm. First impressions , launches smooth and high , penetrates good and camber is very effective. Very stable and no bad habits. I had a 30g ballast stick ready to go but didn't need it today. The Stream was very predictable
and did everything I asked of it. I am not sure how many guys are still flying this but I'm really pleased.
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Old Mar 26, 2016, 08:42 PM
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Nice looking rig Jazz, I'd be interested in more reports the more you fly it.
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