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Old Dec 06, 2012, 08:15 PM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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There was a bit of discussion about this few pages back. And according to our good friend "theKM", they were designed to be taped on, so that if there is any problem, you can just re-tape them..

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Old Dec 06, 2012, 08:40 PM
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I know. But, I asked which way was the right way to install them and Joe responded "So they stay on." I was just confused with his answer.
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 08:58 PM
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He was messing with you.....

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Old Dec 07, 2012, 05:28 AM
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Must have been.
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Old Dec 09, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Me flying my vyper bype! Watch in hd.

3DHS 42" Vyper Bype evening hucking! (8 min 32 sec)
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Old Dec 09, 2012, 09:01 PM
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Nice flying! Man that thing has a crazy fast roll rate!
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 05:21 AM
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Thanks!

Yep! It sure does.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:25 PM
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quite in here, nice flying z, Steve you maiden yet?

I put 5 flights on this today in the bitter cold foggy weather (49) almost lost orientations a couple times, I've come to conclude, bipes, quads and helis are not good in grey skys. Anyways I toned down my ailerons just a bit and all of a sudden, slow low HA rollers are a thing of beauty. Also picked up a used PA ultimate (sorry Steve) which I really like, but these are really two way different planes so no comparisons.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:41 PM
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quite in here, nice flying z, Steve you maiden yet?

I put 5 flights on this today in the bitter cold foggy weather (49) almost lost orientations a couple times, I've come to conclude, bipes, quads and helis are not good in grey skys. Anyways I toned down my ailerons just a bit and all of a sudden, slow low HA rollers are a thing of beauty. Also picked up a used PA ultimate (sorry Steve) which I really like, but these are really two way different planes so no comparisons.
I haven't...still have to set up the throws and install some battery retention straps...Pretty darn so though if the weather cooperates...

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Old Dec 14, 2012, 08:10 PM
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I am down to completing the wing assembly. I just need to mount the aileron servos and do the wing linkages...Hope to do some flying over Christmas break.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 08:13 PM
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Mine is in my hangar ready to fly, but the weather looks like crap for about a week...

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Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:31 PM
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Can someone who is using a motrofly motor give me the length of the spacers needed?

I'm thinking i need 17-18 millimeters....next problem is where to get some or what to make them from.
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:54 PM
I like them a bit tail heavy
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.next problem is where to get some
Try here: http://www.mcmaster.com/#

Under spacers and standoffs....tommy
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:55 PM
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Can someone who is using a motrofly motor give me the length of the spacers needed?

I'm thinking i need 17-18 millimeters....next problem is where to get some or what to make them from.
Ace hardware has a good selection. Although when I mounted a Hacker A40-12S in my 59 it was past closing. I went to my prop spacer drawer I found some that fit the motor mount screws perfect then got 16 of the same one and used 4 per screw. Working good so far. We all unless you toss them have gobs of these right?
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:58 AM
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Can someone who is using a motrofly motor give me the length of the spacers needed?

I'm thinking i need 17-18 millimeters....next problem is where to get some or what to make them from.
I used the ones the plane comes with and they work fine.
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