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Old Sep 29, 2012, 11:50 AM
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Hey Guys!!!!
AS,CN and Falcon.....Fly like you stole It!!!!!!!!
Cant wait to see the videos for sure and pics galore!
Have fun and enjoy and the pics and videos will be our motivation for the smaller version once that comes back up to speed.
Sam
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 01:49 PM
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wait, re weighed....yep, 3 extra pounds for the bigger packs lol. YIKES! thats a serious load of battery lol.

i remember XPS's byron F-15 weighed like 45lbs or something like that. it went ok for a huge draggy pig lol
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 01:56 PM
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now i have to add another pound to my estimate weight lol.

what size pack are you using wingman? also, any way you can post a close up pic of your main gear door arm that attaches to the leg? i got some ball cup ends, i just want to get a idea of the geometry involved.
LoL yep I went through the same thing, just when I think I had the final weight a pound shows up out of now where saying hey don't forget about me and my younger brother 1/2 pound, we want to ride along too. Then their cousins 2 pounds along with their younger son 1/4 pound give you the puppy dog eyes and they want to ride too. Next thing you know you got yourself a good o'l family reunion.

I use two 2000mah nimh batts to power everything.

On the gear door I glassed in the little piece the ball attaches to the door as the door ripped off in flight one time when I lowered the gear. I now employ landing gear extention speeds like the big boys. Now I don't dump the gear until I am way slowed down. Thats a big plank of a door and the wind will catch it.
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 02:42 PM
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oh sweet can you post a pic from the front of the gear so i can see your angle?

yeah....this family reunion is getting a little crowded lol. i bet ill b 40 lbs by the time its all done
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 03:12 PM
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Dang it I want one...
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 04:16 PM
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oh sweet can you post a pic from the front of the gear so i can see your angle?
Here ya go
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 04:20 PM
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wow, i didnt expect the geometry to be so simple with the offset hinge points of the gear and door! thanks!!!!!!

TXT coming to you shortly....
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 05:53 PM
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Your wheels look to be holding up well Andy. How many landings do you have on her so far?
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 06:55 PM
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5 flights total, but these are new wheels, havn't flown with them yet.
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:32 PM
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Five flights and no vid!! Come on Andy quit teasing us!!
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 08:05 PM
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theres a number of vids. just look back through the thread
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 08:13 PM
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Crap...I thought I read this thing from start to finish?? How did I miss that.

Sorry Andy
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 10:57 PM
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40...like i said you better start drilling some holes! ...hope it cools off and you get some head wind ...may have to barrow Johns bungee to help with the take off
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 07:00 PM
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I'm not too surprised about the weight, I'm working on a 1/5 F-5 and my target is 44-45lbs RTF, with two SM110mm fans to power it, plan is 13-14kW total input power. So these much larger planes should be very nice to fly at the same weight, as long as they have enough power that is.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 08:14 PM
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I'm not too surprised about the weight, I'm working on a 1/5 F-5 and my target is 44-45lbs RTF, with two SM110mm fans to power it, plan is 13-14kW total input power. So these much larger planes should be very nice to fly at the same weight, as long as they have enough power that is.
If not go Turbine?
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