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Old May 23, 2012, 12:40 PM
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No luck getting an answer to this in the Article thread, so will ask here:

When looking from the nose of the Sabre aft and then looking at the plugs on the receiver, can anyone tell me what servos connect to what from left to right. I think the second one from the left is from the ESC and is the throttle but don't know what each of the others are.
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Old May 23, 2012, 04:39 PM
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This was how mine was laid out.
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Old May 23, 2012, 06:53 PM
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Thanks that was just what I was looking for.
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Old May 30, 2012, 10:26 PM
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Has anyone had engine trouble? Some grass became stuck in the F-86 and was then removed. But the turbine inside still won't spin and makes a beeping sound. Any one have any success taking out the motor and putting it back in, or is this caput?
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Old May 30, 2012, 11:17 PM
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I cut the bottom fuse in half just infront of the fan and then slice each side apart to gain access to the fan.

If you blow air hard up the pipe does the fan spin?
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Old May 31, 2012, 01:02 AM
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No. It doesn't. I know that is not good. I got a little spin out of it when I plugged the battery back in. I'm afraid I might have damaged the motor permanently. Will need to take it out to tell for sure.
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Old May 31, 2012, 05:41 AM
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OK - two things it could be - the fan is still hitting something but you can't see it, so open it up and see if blowing on the fan when the unit is out of the jet works. If it doesn't, rotate it with a finger and see if it is hitting something. If it is not - then odds are the copper wire got hot, buckled and is now rubbing on the magnet.
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 09:21 PM
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Just my contribution. Mine does the exact same stall thing that Livonia Bob's does and my wing broke in the exact same spot as lousy flyers and mine was a picture perfect landing but hot. The foam just split from grass friction at speed. I think if I buy another after this one gets more tired, I will reinforce the whole plane with carbon.
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 02:22 PM
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Has anyone else had problems with the F-86 and the Anylink? I'm using a DX6i, and haven't
had any problems flying any other aircraft that utilized the TR624 rx. Has me contemplating on purchasing the Tactic TTX402 4-Channel SLT 2.4GHz Mini Transmitter, which is the one that comes with the RTF version.
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 02:31 PM
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Has anyone else had problems with the F-86 and the Anylink? I'm using a DX6i, and haven't
had any problems flying any other aircraft that utilized the TR624 rx. Has me contemplating on purchasing the Tactic TTX402 4-Channel SLT 2.4GHz Mini Transmitter, which is the one that comes with the RTF version.
What problems are you having?? My DX6i works fine with the AnyLink...
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 03:30 PM
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Question: two of my friends just purchased sabers, while flying they experienced signal interference but only on the throttle between themselves, they both fly JR, did anybody have/had this phenomenal happen to them?
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 04:54 PM
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What problems are you having?? My DX6i works fine with the AnyLink...
Got up airspeed and as soon as it left the ground, it flipped over and folded the rudder.
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 05:29 PM
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Got up airspeed and as soon as it left the ground, it flipped over and folded the rudder.
uh did you check your control surfaces before your flight? Was this a maiden flight by any chance? It sounds kinda like a CofG type of issue. All my experience is with hand launches and with the weight too far back it wants to do a stalled loop and slam.

good luck with the repair
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 05:51 PM
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 06:15 PM
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uh did you check your control surfaces before your flight? Was this a maiden flight by any chance? It sounds kinda like a CofG type of issue. All my experience is with hand launches and with the weight too far back it wants to do a stalled loop and slam.

good luck with the repair
Already fixed, and had the battery velcroed as far forward as possible
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