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Old Nov 22, 2012, 03:14 PM
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If soldering on threaded couplers, use silver solder, not standard solder....

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Old Nov 22, 2012, 03:50 PM
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Cool I will order some of those couplers and silver solder
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Hi everyone

I'm gonna be sticking some Aurora RC Andromeda lights on this in January. I have two options: glue the lights to the SFGs and use the SFGs as the mounting method or have the lights and SFGs independent (this would mean the SFGs and lights couldn't be used at the same time).

So my question is... how much difference do the SFGs make on this?

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Well it does still fly well without however it does fly better with them.

Imo its more precise with the sfgs and definitely more stable in knife edge and harriers
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 04:37 PM
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Well it does still fly well without however it does fly better with them.

Imo its more precise with the sfgs and definitely more stable in knife edge and harriers
Okay dokie then I think I'll leave them on
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 04:43 PM
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Does anyone know where I can buy some spares of the yellow SFGs?

Also, what screw do you think are best for the SFGs? (I've heard the nylon ones that come with the plane aren't very good).

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Old Nov 22, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Does anyone know where I can buy some spares of the yellow SFGs?

Also, what screw do you think are best for the SFGs? (I've heard the nylon ones that come with the plane aren't very good).

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I'm using metal 3mm cap-head allen screws with metal washers, along with just a spot of blue thread-lock to make sure they stay put. But then I don't take the SFGs' off for transporting the airframe.
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 06:22 PM
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Just use a slice of glow fuel tube on metal screws below the washer...takes the place of thread lock...it will make it easy to remove each time. I do this on 50cc and up SFG's.

I use the stock nylon screws on this and the 74. Tey work well for me here.
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 06:41 PM
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Sweet, thanks for the help!

Just one thing, is it possible to get spare (preferably yellow) SFGs for this?

Thanks!
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 11:47 PM
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I looked on the website for you, but didn't find them. Tomorrow I can compare my 57" Extra SFGs, and see if they are the same as the 58" Edge ones...if so, then the 57" Edge ones are in stock and you could order them and re-cover them.

I also checked the ADC Hobby Store site, and they don't list them either....

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Old Nov 23, 2012, 01:46 AM
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Ok....after returning from Thanksgiving dinner with my sons in-laws, I checked my 57" Extra SFG's, and the SFG's of my 58" Edge, that I am just starting, and the 57" SFG's are definitely larger....so, they probably would not work.

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Old Nov 23, 2012, 07:01 AM
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Ok....after returning from Thanksgiving dinner with my sons in-laws, I checked my 57" Extra SFG's, and the SFG's of my 58" Edge, that I am just starting, and the 57" SFG's are definitely larger....so, they probably would not work.

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Thanks for the help Steve! that's a bit of a bummer but hotay But once again thanks
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 01:49 PM
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One thing I can do for you though is to scan one of my SFG's and make a .pdf file of one of them, which you could print out to full size, and then make some, they are definitely not hard to make. If you like I could even draw a plan up in my cad program. Wouldn't take me too long, and then you can make your own...

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Old Nov 23, 2012, 02:51 PM
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One thing I can do for you though is to scan one of my SFG's and make a .pdf file of one of them, which you could print out to full size, and then make some, they are definitely not hard to make. If you like I could even draw a plan up in my cad program. Wouldn't take me too long, and then you can make your own...

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Steve, that would be awesome but would that be asking too much from you? I'd be happy to pay a bit But if you don't want me to pay, that's incredible!
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 10:18 PM
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No problem, give me a day or two...

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Old Nov 24, 2012, 04:43 AM
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No problem, give me a day or two...

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Thanks Steve so much!
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