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Old Jun 04, 2011, 06:31 AM
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I've been debating that too.

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Glen,.....you go first! lol.
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 11:10 AM
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I somehow managed to get the brake on, but I'm not sure i did not change some other setting in the process, so I would really like to find out what esc it is... The range of beeps it produces is impressive, a bit, but not quite like the FM30A mystery esc....

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I thought that I had read somewhere that it was a hobbywing/pentium clone.

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Old Jun 04, 2011, 11:21 AM
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Say Kerry, at 50mm that would mean a long way back to get CG for a 3S right?
Or did you add weight to the tail?

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Hey Kev
page 55 post 821 for pics.
The pack is as far back as it will go (under the canopy).I had to cant it to one side to avoid the ele servo plus my rud servo is in the vert. stab.

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Old Jun 04, 2011, 11:37 AM
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anybody have a programming guide for the stock 30A ESC? Mine does not brake....

Thanks,

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I think I have it. Just going out the door and I have to test to confirm it's the right instructions. I will get back to you.
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 03:41 PM
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Here you go Wim
ESC instructions, let me know if I missed anything.

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Note: throt. calibration (do first? I do) is the last paragraph of the second pic then the start of the first pic.
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 06:15 PM
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Hey Kev
page 55 post 821 for pics.
The pack is as far back as it will go (under the canopy).I had to cant it to one side to avoid the ele servo plus my rud servo is in the vert. stab.

Kerry
Thanks mate.

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Old Jun 04, 2011, 06:23 PM
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I thought that I had read somewhere that it was a hobbywing/pentium clone.

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Hobbywing HUh Cool I have a programming card for that.
It's real handy. I need to have visual proof of programming I don't trust my
listening to beeping sounds skills LOL.


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Old Jun 04, 2011, 06:45 PM
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Here you go Wim
ESC instructions, let me know if I missed anything.
Thanks, that is perfect. Says you can only change one setting at a time, so I'm probably ok....
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 01:24 AM
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Those spar retaining screws

Anyone else had trouble with these?

I found they fail to lock-in after a very short time. You will find you won't be able to screw in or undo the screw. You will have to cut out a small square on top of the wing once you find the right spot. To find the right spot insert a screw driver thru the hole from the underside & push hard while you hold a finger on the top side. Keep pushing until you feel the point of the screw starting to come thru the top of the wing. Now cut out of the top side about a 10mm square hole around the point where the screw was starting to come thru & deep enough so you hear the blade contact something hard. This is the plastic mount for the nut that was supposed to lock the screw in place. You will see that the nut has come loose from its mount. They did not glue the nut in.

Position the nut back into it's mount then rescrew the screw from the underside of the wing.

I then poured in some hot melt covering the nut & screw but before the glue got too firm I screwed the screw in & out & few times to free it for later ins & outs.It all sounds very sexy don't it

Anyone find this of interest?

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Old Jun 05, 2011, 02:03 AM
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Further, throw out those fiddle fart philips head screws and get yourself some of these http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=12307 and one of these
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=11062

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Old Jun 05, 2011, 07:02 AM
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Anyone else had trouble with these?

I found they fail to lock-in after a very short time. You will find you won't be able to screw in or undo the screw. You will have to cut out a small square on top of the wing once you find the right spot. To find the right spot insert a screw driver thru the hole from the underside & push hard while you hold a finger on the top side. Keep pushing until you feel the point of the screw starting to come thru the top of the wing. Now cut out of the top side about a 10mm square hole around the point where the screw was starting to come thru & deep enough so you hear the blade contact something hard. This is the plastic mount for the nut that was supposed to lock the screw in place. You will see that the nut has come loose from its mount. They did not glue the nut in.

Position the nut back into it's mount then rescrew the screw from the underside of the wing.

I then poured in some hot melt covering the nut & screw but before the glue got too firm I screwed the screw in & out & few times to free it for later ins & outs.It all sounds very sexy don't it

Anyone find this of interest?

Kev
I have one loose nut
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 07:15 AM
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Have you checked if your spars are locked in tight?
The philips head screws are bad enough at any time let alone when you are trying to locate the head properly when it is out of sight.

When you get the hexagon screws in there you won't believe the difference when using this http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=11062

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Old Jun 05, 2011, 08:29 PM
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I have one loose nut
Who let you loose?
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 08:54 PM
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Who let you loose?
Don't worry it's just a weekend leave, for good behavior.


I took the Fox out the flying field today, one of the guys was going to toss it for me when I noticed an aileron was sagging a bit.
The hinge line is starting to separate.
I've hinged the rudder and elevator due to separation.

Luckily I had two other planes to fly today......
All in all it was a great day of flying, with a bunch of cool guys!!!


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Old Jun 05, 2011, 08:57 PM
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Who let you loose?
If he's got one loose, how's the other one

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