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Old Nov 10, 2012, 10:19 AM
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Any idea when this 80 inch version will be available?
Have you tested it yet? Sounds like it would carry some weight, which is what I'm looking for.
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 10:59 AM
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Those of you with the Mini Z.
If you are following my set up.
Make sure you get the motor as close to the fuse as possible.
If not you will find your CG off by an 1/2 inch!
I posted the two pictures below to show how mine is mounted!
Also I did use the Gobrushless.com motor mount.

http://www.gobrushless.com/shop/inde...=MDRITEWINGMNT

I had to drill it out and then shave mill off about .25 of an inch.
So the lenght is now .75 inch long.


Also the motor I am using can be runn on a 7x3 prop on 3S 1800.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...208_2150_.html
But it has to be a High C setup. I got 325 watts running one. The motor got pretty warm. But not hot! Check your setup first before you go and bun it up!
Running a 6X4 Apc pusher prop got me 235 watts.
I was able to fly for 12 mins on a 1800 and mostly 3/4 to wot!
As with the 7 X 3 i only could fly for 8-9mins!
That is all!
Man that is pretty tight. Did you consider smoothing the edges on the motor mount in case the motor gets bumped to the side. Looks like is would shave off a few mg which could make it unbalanced.
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 03:02 PM
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Are you sure that you can use RVOSD so turned ? You can use it only turned in the direction of the two arrows.
No it can't be used in this orientation as I learned! lol. I have some other pics about to be posted of current config...
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 03:55 PM
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Did you attach winglets with glue or screws ?
i have tried both ways. at the moment i have them glued
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 03:56 PM
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Question

Could somebody explain why the servos are not placed in wing type of airplanes such as zephyr or maxi swift in the middle of each aileron? But near the one side? Would not be better to place them rather in the middle of each aileron?

Thanks for opinions and clarifications.
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 05:56 PM
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typically flying wings are hard to get CG without adding lead, having servos as far forward as possible helps with that. also you will have to add extensions to the leads if you move them outboard.

the balsa CK ships it plenty stiff enough to have the horn on one end of the elevon. if you had foam elevons you would want it in the middle lol

i think those are the main reasons.
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 08:10 PM
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she likes the weight in towards the middle
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Updated pics of my Zeph II
holy slingshot batman.

Actually that is one sweet looking launcher you have there. You said you designed and built it? How much for the material and time to do that?
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 10:13 PM
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holly slingshot batman.

Actually that is one sweet looking launcher you have there. You said you designed and built it? How much for the material and time to do that?
Well hard to say, I never really monitored the time I spent drawing, programming and cnc work....
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 07:55 AM
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things worth more than all our planes combigned..... cnc launcher,,, sick

Does it push on your ailerons or just inside that?
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 10:21 AM
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things worth more than all our planes combigned..... cnc launcher,,, sick

Does it push on your ailerons or just inside that?
Sweet launcher but I wouldnt be able to haul that up to the top of Cypress lol. Yard launcher
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 11:09 AM
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Well hard to say, I never really monitored the time I spent drawing, programming and cnc work....
Looks like a lot of it is milled out aluminum. Really nice clean lines.

Do you have a video of it in use?
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 12:16 PM
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things worth more than all our planes combigned..... cnc launcher,,, sick

Does it push on your ailerons or just inside that?

The AL tongues are modified now from what's in the photo. The top part of them are shorter and the load is pushing on the the back of the wing on launch.
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 12:17 PM
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Sweet launcher but I wouldnt be able to haul that up to the top of Cypress lol. Yard launcher
Actually it all breaks down into a carry bag.
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