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Old Apr 25, 2012, 04:21 AM
Must not buy more planes!
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One of my favorite light Stryker games.

Light Stryker - Mowing the Grass (onboard) (2 min 41 sec)
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 10:34 PM
I used to like trees
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One of my favorite light Stryker games.

http://youtu.be/9rhr8Rb0MeI
Nice! That plane floats along nicely in ground effect.
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Old Apr 27, 2012, 07:15 PM
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canard stryker

anybody used a stryker fuse to make a canard?
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Old Apr 27, 2012, 09:25 PM
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Used a Stryker fuse how, exactly? Do you mean just adding canards, or ...?
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Old Apr 27, 2012, 09:35 PM
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Heres just mock up. I would extend the nose with a tube and mount the canard to it.
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Old Apr 27, 2012, 10:27 PM
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I've read many Stryker threads and haven't seen any canards.
Winglets, yes. Canards, no.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

I've got several fuses that I'm messing with now.
One will go ultralight. One will go EDF.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:03 PM
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I've seen a few canard threads but they all seem to die off. But go for it! Let's see one actually work out.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:35 AM
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8g HS-55 servos

I'm getting ready to build another Stryker, <12 oz. this time.

Anyone use Hitec HS-55 8g servos on this bird?
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 03:26 PM
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Mine are running Emax ES08A 8 gram servos, and HXT900 9 gram servos.
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Old May 05, 2012, 01:08 AM
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what servo horns are you guys using on the HXT900 servos?
the one that come with the servos seem to short... any advice would be great
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Old May 05, 2012, 05:00 AM
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If you mean the servo arms, I think I'm using the stock with my HXT900's. They are barely long enough to peek out the top of the wing.

The Emax servos come with HUGE servo arms, so it's not a problem.
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Old May 05, 2012, 12:15 PM
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If you mean the servo arms, I think I'm using the stock with my HXT900's. They are barely long enough to peek out the top of the wing.
Thanks for the reply
yeah mine seem to be just about peeking out as well.... so I guessing that valley gives enough room for the push rod to travel?
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Old May 05, 2012, 05:32 PM
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Finally!

Finally finished mine. AUW is 14.6 oz. with Suppo 2208-14 and 3S 1300. Hope to maiden on Monday. HD8040 prop barely fits between the fins but draws right for this motor, according to the specs. The cover is only temporary until I can come up with something nicer
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Old May 06, 2012, 04:11 AM
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Looks nice! I've about decided that the lightweight Stryker is the best RC airplane evah.
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Old May 06, 2012, 04:19 AM
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Looks nice! I've about decided that the lightweight Stryker is the best RC airplane evah.
+1 on that! Its my all-round goto plane. Just toss in the car and always ready to fly. Such a fun plane.
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