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Old Jul 11, 2012, 09:24 AM
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Okay sure will thanks! One more thing...did you Y harness the servos to a certain channel on the receiver?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 09:46 AM
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Okay sure will thanks! One more thing...did you Y harness the servos to a certain channel on the receiver?
No Y harness necessary if you set up elevon mixing on your transmitter . One servo plugs into the aileron channel and the other into the elevator channel . Are you ready to do that yet ?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 09:53 AM
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Okay thanks. Nope not ready yet...need to order some electronics today, and some next week or so....im running low on money....grass aint growing means no money....sucks being 15.
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 11:04 AM
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Oh hey one question...do you have maybe an estimate of how much flight time i would get with the dynam combo you linked along with an 8x6 prop and a 500mah 7.4v lipo?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 01:24 PM
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Oh hey one question...do you have maybe an estimate of how much flight time i would get with the dynam combo you linked along with an 8x6 prop and a 500mah 7.4v lipo?
Depends on how much throttle you're using . I'm guessing maybe 5 min. of aggressive flying and maybe 10 min. of easy cruising around . If you're using a 7.4v you might want to go with a 8x4 or 8x3.8 prop . Also next time you buy more batteries , go for some 11.1v batteries with the highest c rating ( 30c or 40c ) you can get . I get all my batteries ( Sky Lipo ) from Hobbypartz .
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 01:59 PM
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okay thanks. Is there a reason to use 3 cell over 2 cell?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 05:44 PM
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okay thanks. Is there a reason to use 3 cell over 2 cell?
If you look at the info ( right on top of the video ) for that Dynam combo , you'll see that it says that it will run on a 2 or 3 cell lipo . It also says 1300 kv , which is rpm's per volt . So if you run it on a 2 cell ( 7.4 volts ) you'll get 9,620 rpm's from the motor . If you run it on a 3 cell ( 11.1 volts ) you'll get 14,430 rpm's from the motor , so basically 50% more power .

http://www.hobbypartz.com/60p-dy-1006.html

But always check the info when you buy a motor or ESC to see the cells (voltage ) it can handle .
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 06:15 PM
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Oh okay thats cool thanks! Under prop though it says 8x4 or 8x3.8...so i guess i cant use an 8x6?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 07:05 PM
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Oh okay thats cool thanks! Under prop though it says 8x4 or 8x3.8...so i guess i cant use an 8x6?
Should be OK . Just check motor/ESC to make sure they're not too hot .
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 07:57 PM
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Okay cool thanks. So i just ordered that dynam combo, x2 gens ace 800mah 11.1v 20c lipos, some control horns, some extra jst female plugs just because im going to be doing something with them, and an orangerx. Now all that is left is the prop and motor mount....when i get more money.....lets see how this goes!
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Old Jul 12, 2012, 10:03 PM
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Hey, about propellers, should i get the GWS 8x6 slow fly prop, or GWS 8x6 HD prop?
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Old Jul 12, 2012, 11:45 PM
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Hey, about propellers, should i get the GWS 8x6 slow fly prop, or GWS 8x6 HD prop?
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Old Jul 13, 2012, 09:21 AM
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Okay cool thanks.
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Old Jul 15, 2012, 09:31 PM
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forgot to ask you; how easy would you say it is to fly your DTD? My experience when it comes to flying is the ember 2, champ, micro t-28, and flyzone sensei. Would i be able to handle it?
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 03:15 PM
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forgot to ask you; how easy would you say it is to fly your DTD? My experience when it comes to flying is the ember 2, champ, micro t-28, and flyzone sensei. Would i be able to handle it?
The DTD is not high wing and has no dihedral so it is not self righting , but if you keep it light it should be able to fly slow enough to keep under control . Start with the CG slightly forward , and move it back ( a LITTLE at a time ) if needed .
I would suggest low rates to begin with , and if possible have someone experienced trim it for you on that first flight ( start with both elevons SLIGHTLY up , with the right elevon SLIGHTLY higher than the left elevon ) .
There is no rudder , so it's " bank and yank " . To make a turn you initiate a bank with ailerons , then yank on the elevator to complete the turn .
If you have already built the paper airplane airframe , try that one first - it will be easier to fly than the DTD , especially if you put some dihedral in the wings .
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