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Old Feb 22, 2011, 04:19 AM
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DG 808S-4 METRE-Graupner Spoilers -370mm

I am in the process of fitting Graupner spoilers-370mm in length,to my DG 808S-4 Metre scale slope glider.This model has no spoilers,only flaps.A y reverser lead,and two HS 82 MG servos are required to fit out and metal threaded rod and metal clevises-dubro.Total cost to fit out is $190 Australian Dollars.The flap servo well will be used for the spoiler servo.UPDATED-21/3/2011-GO TO COMMENTS
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Old Feb 22, 2011, 06:47 AM
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Why not keep the flaps and the spoilers? wouldn't that be more effectuve?
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 04:08 AM
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Hi Brad,There is only enough room for the spoiler servo,which will go into the flap servo well.If l located the spoiler servo next to the existing flap servo,the spoilers would not fit into the top skin,as there is an outer tip panel join(the wing comes in two pieces).Rather than reposition the flap servo even more inboard,the flaps could be retained,but l think spoilers will be good enough alone.I have a set of foam core wings also,that have flaps only,the spoilers will go into the built up set of wings instead.If you are interested to go sloping on a weekend sometime,send a PM,cheers,regards damo
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 05:44 AM
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Spoiler installation Completed.

After rethinking through the entire installation once again,l have RETAINED the flaps and cut a servo well next to the spoiler servo,for the flap servo.The flaps only go down 15mm max-on sliders-channel 6-only will be required for launching or for slowing it down a little bit in flight.The spoilers were a fiddly job to install-as expected,both are working well,and fully extend to 30mm out from the top skin.Spoilers are on the throttle stick-channel 3
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