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Old Mar 08, 2008, 02:22 PM
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Where do i get an LA stick?

I've been seeing these threads on the LA stick, and man do i want one now!is it a complete scratchbuild or is it a kit? where do i get a kit/plans?

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Nick.
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Old Mar 08, 2008, 02:23 PM
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I downloaded the plans from a thread in RCGroups.
I'll post a link
Edit: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...48&postcount=3

Very nice plans, I shall say. Only 5 pages and simple construction. As soon as I buy a 010 TeeDee or 020 PeeWee, I'm going to build one.
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Old Mar 08, 2008, 02:26 PM
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that was the fastest reply i have ever seen... thanks!
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Old Mar 08, 2008, 02:35 PM
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I just finished mine and plan to maiden it tomorrow if the wind calms down. I went electric and landing gear so mine is heavier than most but it is over powered so I am not too concerned with a little extra weight. It is a really fun scratch build and very easy. Good Luck.

Kris
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Old Mar 08, 2008, 08:01 PM
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Those are the plans I used to build mine.
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 06:28 AM
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Is that plane easy to fly
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 06:30 AM
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Is very easy to fly and very strong and stable and is good for ruf fields because is trong and
It can land very short distans
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 10:23 AM
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HK has been selling a laser cut kit of it for awhile:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...80mm_KIT_.html
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 01:44 PM
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What prop can i use for a electric convertion.i have avalable speed 400 motor

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Old Jan 26, 2013, 02:02 PM
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You can make a propeller with a 1/8 ply wood
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 02:18 PM
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What prop can i use for a electric convertion.i have avalable speed 400 motor

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A Graupner Speed-400 run fine on a 5X5 prop direct drive but might be too much for a LaStick which is really intended for .020 glow power. I flew mine with a Cannon G-Mark .030 initially but it now fly with a 10 grams outrunner from HK+5X3 prop(plenty of power)mine is 4 channels with no dihedral
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 02:33 PM
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What does 5x5 mean in proppelers
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 03:35 PM
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5"X5" = 125mm Dia.X125mm pitch, will load a speed-400 at about 10A at 7.2<8.4Volts, they used to be run with 6/7 cells Nicad before brushless and Lipos made it obsolete. There is very few brushed esc still being made, ditto for Nicad and brushed motors!
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 06:04 PM
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What speed is a 6a speed controller with a 7.2v battery

Can I fly the la stick with a 6a speed controller and a 7.2v battery
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 06:32 PM
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A 6 Amps esc might be Ok with a Speed-280, but a Speed-400 or Speed-300 requires a 10 Amps esc minimum. GWS might still have some brushed esc in that range,or BlueArrow from HK or BP-Hobbies:
http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=V533528
http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=V573706
http://www.caliberhobby.com/speed_controllers.html
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...USHED_ESC.html
Might be less hassle and cheaper to just go brushless with Lipo!
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