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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:11 PM
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Thanks. I was trying to copy effluxs to an extent. The underside is all yellow. I added some clear coat to both sides so its more shiny. My first one wasnt as easy to see as i would of liked so went with bright colors on this one
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 11:31 PM
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good idea ...these fast small jet are hard to see
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 09:07 AM
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I just received an email this morning from Hobby People selling the bird for 39.99
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 09:24 AM
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So where should I line up the tailerons at initial setup for maiden ? I saw a post somewhere I should line up the front of the taileron flush with bottom of the fuse.

Also It seems like the tailerons really droop I wish I could find a rear shot of somebody esles to compare to make sure I got mine right. I mean cant imagine I did something different that would cause them to droop more than they should ? lol

Im really not liking the linkage setup they give you seems kinda hokey. Anybody done anything different with the linkages ?

Looks like im getting about 525 watts on 4s. Should be pretty good with that eh ?
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 09:24 AM
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I just received an email this morning from Hobby People selling the bird for 39.99
Mine was $29.99
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Looks like im getting about 525 watts on 4s. Should be pretty good with that eh ?
Some will tell you that's not gonna be that fast. Others, like myself, would say, 500+ watts on 4S will be PLENTY to fly this thing.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 07:11 PM
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500 watts will fly it nice. My very draggy much bigger f15 flies fine on 500 watts
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 07:29 PM
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Some will tell you that's not gonna be that fast. Others, like myself, would say, 500+ watts on 4S will be PLENTY to fly this thing.
That's what I'm thinking. I'm stock. No glass etc. Haven't weighed it yet but it's pretty light. Should be 250 watts per pound minimum.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:58 AM
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So where should I line up the tailerons at initial setup for maiden ? I saw a post somewhere I should line up the front of the taileron flush with bottom of the fuse.

Also It seems like the tailerons really droop I wish I could find a rear shot of somebody esles to compare to make sure I got mine right. I mean cant imagine I did something different that would cause them to droop more than they should ? lol

Im really not liking the linkage setup they give you seems kinda hokey. Anybody done anything different with the linkages ?

Looks like im getting about 525 watts on 4s. Should be pretty good with that eh ?

See post 1530 on this page for the mods I did.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...2#post23249642
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 07:39 PM
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anybody got a crashed fuselage with about 7" of good nose left lying around ? would keep me from having to buy another kit for now

i know...the nose is usually the crashed part
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 07:48 PM
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This any good?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:11 PM
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mine looks a bit different...is that from the Phase 3 EF-16?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Am I understanding correctly that there is a separate bushing that you guys (Air Sally) are putting on the inside of the taileron mount? Or has it be rectified by the manufacturer?
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:17 PM
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Yes it is a Phase 3 EF16, nose cone is on it.

I did not notice where you were at first and it would cost as much as a new kit $40 quote by someone the other day

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I just received an email this morning from Hobby People selling the bird for 39.99

Mine was $29.99
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 08:20 PM
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Am I understanding correctly that there is a separate bushing that you guys (Air Sally) are putting on the inside of the taileron mount? Or has it be rectified by the manufacturer?
There's nothing to "rectify". It's an additional mod that Air Sally first did to reduce the moment are on the taileron pivot rods. The jet comes with a brass bushing in the pylons. The "bushing" is placed into the fuse to add additional bearing surface.
It's just any bushing or daimetrical part that you can find around your hobby room that fits the dia of the Taileron pivot rod.
Many folks use use wheel bushings, Use can use a brass busing as well.

I also like to dig the foam away from around the stock brass bushing, and fill the area with epoxy.
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