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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:29 PM
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What kind of pain in the ass am I facing if i want to install the batteries either into the side of the battery bay or on the wing angle... So as an rvosd could be used in the bay? Just juggling ideas for next build
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:49 PM
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Its not that bad, just make sure your batteries can reach your esc. Cut the batts in last to get CG right
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:48 PM
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What kind of pain in the ass am I facing if i want to install the batteries either into the side of the battery bay or on the wing angle... So as an rvosd could be used in the bay? Just juggling ideas for next build
See my pics about 3 pages back...
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:43 PM
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:46 PM
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as usual, a great response lol, thanks guys

One more possibly dumb question.... As per the control linkages that Chris sent in his package, I have one end threaded - obviously threding into the clevise. On the other end, do I cut it to length and crimp it in the clevis? last bit before im flying and i cant figure it
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 12:39 PM
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Hey Elliot get the rods close to the correct length and then solder on the slip fit side, silver lead free solder is the best
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Zxl 81"

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Ritewing ZXL 81" (12 min 44 sec)


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Old Oct 14, 2012, 01:21 PM
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haha, wow that flies nice. The shadow seems pretty giant..
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:25 PM
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I'm uploading all kinds of vids so will check that out in a few....... had one flight this weekend totaly forgot about the turning on the hero2 part, but it was a heck of a flight. These things are beyond fun. an FPV zII is about as fun as i've had flying RC in 20 years. So this is after i flew it through a grease wood bush and about blew the cloverleaf off, i glued it back up and it seemed to be alright...


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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:29 PM
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Congrats on the Z81 maiden Chris. It looked real smooth yet powerful and maneuverable. Post some ground perspective videos please. Thanks

Never mind about the ground view. I found the vids on the other Thread. Boy that looks real nice and big.

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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:38 PM
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Kloner, what are you using antenna wise on your ground station? Great reception
Xl looks sick chris, is your a9 still on 2.4 with the antenna on the back like that?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:52 PM
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had to watch it on a phone but it looks smooth on there..... good job

that's a 10db crosshair on a tracker
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:15 PM
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Ahh tracker eh, i guess thats my next purchase lol. Maybe ill order up for the second zephyr thats in the mail
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:32 PM
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yo could do it byu hand or head,,, but i run 2.4 vid with the largest reflector crosshair there is..... the back s like 9"x9" and the front is the bottom 1.25" of a solo cup covering the crosshair part. I'm lazy and like the tracker, works bitchen

my quad has a diversity rx and a pair of small crosshair on it. works good too, i just move it when the reception sucks and it usually straightens up. Crosshair are 120 degree beam, but pointing it right at it makes a really clear picture
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 07:29 PM
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I want one I want one!
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