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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:37 PM
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So James...???
Unlucky picture 13?
Did you design it that way?
Hi Andy - this is only the second one out of the moulds so I have to aplogise.

Ballus Uppicus pure and simple.

Major red face mate!

James.
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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:38 PM
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be easier to cut a channel in the wing joiner...

Philly....come on mate!

Hambone
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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:46 PM
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The moulded in ballast tube looks nice ... That would be great to see
on the RCRCM Vector too.
Not easy mate unfortunately - funny angle and all that.

James
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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:47 PM
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Ah, the pushrods can run in a slot through the front bulkhead and be fine. Had to do this on another model that was first from the moulds and it's never been an issue.
James will I've no doubt ensure that future holes are indeed 'lower'.

Some thoughts?
Well, it is built to a very high standard and the surface finish is very hard.
I could never say that about the luna.
Oh and it will need 10mm servos in the skinny wings.

Andy
"Hen bao chen, wo bu hao isu" ( very sorry, very embarrassed)



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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:50 PM
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I was gonna cut the pushrods around the wing joiner and replace that bit with some Bowden cable.....

I saw it done.

Once.

Briefly.

By a Cornishman.
Or a leprachaun?
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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:51 PM
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Are my eyes deceiving me, or is that airfoil flat-bottomed from the joiner back?
could set a retro trend?

Phil
remembering flat building boards
No Phil - it aint. Its not undercambered either though. So no pitch down moment - not retro - its proto

Cheers,

James
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Old Apr 16, 2009, 08:54 PM
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Still no Hambone I see - perhaps he's flaying the minion who sent it out to the worlds pickiest reviewer without checking the pushrod alignments...
He is now in the epoxy storage dungeon with an uncertain future, flayed to within 25.4mm of his life.

Further punishments may include 2 weeks of cutting kevlar...With his teeth.

Hambone the punisher of wrongdoers.
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Old Apr 17, 2009, 12:45 AM
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Hi Andy - this is only the second one out of the moulds so I have to aplogise.

Ballus Uppicus pure and simple.

Major red face mate!

James.
Oh aye Jim. It's no probs for me. The rudder pushrod slips nicely backwards and will exit it's new hole when I've deceided where it should be. The elevator pushrod will receive a nice slot and all will be well. It only need's maybe an 1/8th if that.
I trust the third will be 'different'......

Andy
(and his imperial vernier)
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Old Apr 17, 2009, 01:30 AM
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Andy
(and his imperial vernier)
C,mon S.T. get up to speed
Bought one of these a while back-now I don't know how I got by without it!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/6-150-mm-Digit...lenotsupported
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Old Apr 17, 2009, 02:03 AM
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Oh aye Jim. It's no probs for me. The rudder pushrod slips nicely backwards and will exit it's new hole when I've deceided where it should be. The elevator pushrod will receive a nice slot and all will be well. It only need's maybe an 1/8th if that.
I trust the third will be 'different'......

Andy
(and his imperial vernier)
Hi Andy - when the fitting guy is released from his chains the next ones will not have this problem.

You know - I still use a vernier gauge that I made myself when I was at school. Still accurate as hell - and imperial. Would not part with it for the world.

Cheers,

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Old Apr 24, 2009, 11:11 PM
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Awsome.. "NO SNAKES".......? I dont know Y the pages of stupid ideas. Like the "Trash man" said, just slot the holes, drop them a bit And all fixed!!! Looks GREAT Andy! Got 1 just like it on order. I got the new brass geared 5125's in my Ruby, work great so far. The servo mounts are designed for them on the Phoon. Andy...... 1 O.T. question..... My Ruby was way tail heavy!!! Where do you got the cg on your Ruby? Thanx! Davo
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Old Apr 25, 2009, 02:11 AM
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Sorry Davo - That Ruby is long gone mate.
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Old Apr 26, 2009, 11:48 AM
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Sorry Davo - That Ruby is long gone mate.
Thats ok....... I will get it dialed in next time we get some decent wind and do some dive tests. Just wish I hadnt glued in the ballast tube already. Davo
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Old May 08, 2009, 04:53 PM
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Come on Andy..... Did this thread die or what?.... Hows the plane coming?... Gotta find out all the tips from "THE MAN" ! Not a word in a while heck..... you've probably flown it already. Davo
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Old May 08, 2009, 06:06 PM
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It's in a queue mate.
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