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Old Apr 16, 2010, 12:37 AM
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My CG is just behind the carbon wing spar. About 75mm from leading edge. Seemed to fly nice and stable at that point.
Mine ended up at 72mm. I am sure this will be good for starters.
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Old Apr 16, 2010, 12:57 AM
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My problem with the Sky Surfer was the propeller blades seperated from it's hub during motor checks. I have emailed the tech support and wating for their response.
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Old Apr 16, 2010, 03:24 AM
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My problem with the Sky Surfer was the propeller blades seperated from it's hub during motor checks. I have emailed the tech support and wating for their response.
What do you mean separated? I am having a hard time visualizing that.
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Old Apr 16, 2010, 08:16 AM
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Sounds like the prop threw a blade.
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Old Apr 18, 2010, 10:35 PM
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Sounds like the prop threw a blade.
Yeah. That makes sense.
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Old May 09, 2010, 03:59 PM
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Hey AJ...did you fly your SS yet? I'd not buy a RR version, but have thought about a kit version. I really like the idea of the white wings and tail which lend for better decorating and visibility than the blue or silver MPX ones.
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Old May 14, 2010, 07:34 PM
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My problem with the Sky Surfer was the propeller blades seperated from it's hub during motor checks. I have emailed the tech support and wating for their response.
Mine did the exact same thing. The hub in the center of the prop just broke and the blades went south. This was before I even flew it. Just a runup of power to check everything. Changed to 6x4 that I had to ream out to fit. Glad to know I wasn't the only one experiencing that and also glad the prop was not it the front. Told BH it was defective.

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Old May 31, 2010, 08:10 PM
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My CG is just behind the carbon wing spar. About 75mm from leading edge. Seemed to fly nice and stable at that point.
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Mine ended up at 72mm. I am sure this will be good for starters.
AJ
what is an appropriate cg for a first time flier. where do you measure from. how do you check for cg.
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Old May 31, 2010, 08:26 PM
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Mine is also at 72mm from leading edge along the fuselage. It is very stable at 1/2 to 2/3rds throttle and handles breezes very well.

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Old Sep 11, 2010, 08:58 AM
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sky srufer beeping

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when i plug batery the motor beeping and beeping, no other action,no control nothing, what is the problem?
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Old Sep 11, 2010, 06:44 PM
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when i plug batery the motor beeping and beeping, no other action,no control nothing, what is the problem?
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Old Nov 02, 2010, 02:49 AM
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ESC problem

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Bad ESC, maybe
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