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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:16 AM
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In the next week or two , I will be test flying it today , I am dialing in the build process and sparring materials.
Do you think that the ZII XL will be more stable? or for more speed?
i want the ZII for FPV, what will be your recommendation? ZII or ZII XL?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:19 AM
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The ZXL is made for more slower speeds and longer range, it will have lighter wingloading.
Easier to launch .
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:53 AM
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The ZXL is made for more slower speeds and longer range, it will have lighter wingloading.
Easier to launch .
So, will do the wait!!!
Thanks!!

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Old Oct 11, 2012, 11:54 AM
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Will Elmer's spray adhesive work on the elevons for lam on paint? Also is it better to use 3 or 5 mil on them?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Ty , use 3 mil and rustoleum double coverage gloss, no need for spray glue, just sand nice a smooth prior to paint.
Lam sticks well to gloss, 5 mil is hard to do on tite curves , that why we use 3.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 02:35 PM
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The ZXL is made for more slower speeds and longer range, it will have lighter wingloading.
Easier to launch .
what is the expected overall weight and what type of motor are you using?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 03:32 PM
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I would think a this motor should do it pretty good!
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:35 PM
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that motor has about double the weight and power capacity you would want.

i would suggest normal Z setup would be plenty. you are not going to fly the extendo like a normal Z2, like CK says its more for floating about than agro sport flying.

A big watt system is going to turn it into a handful and by the time you reinforce it enough for stupid aerobatics or speed its gonna be a brick. keep it light and float about. that was the design idea.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:42 PM
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My motor is perfect for this, I am ordering some 900 kv versions of my motor encase you want even more eff and run 5s.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:44 PM
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Well what do you suggest?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:53 PM
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HMMMMMM !!! my motor!
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Sorry, I was texting on the phone didn't see your post. Hahahah!
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 06:21 PM
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I would think a this motor should do it pretty good!
That one is kind of low in rpm. I would think you need something closer to 1000kv.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 06:22 PM
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My motor is perfect for this, I am ordering some 900 kv versions of my motor encase you want even more eff and run 5s.
Chris. Do you mean the 1200kv ritewing? I guess that should work. It certainly moves the ZII pretty good.

Opps. I have to read the last post before I reply to an earlier one. Sorry about that.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Not a 14 oz motor for sher, my 5.5 oz motor is plenty.
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