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Old Sep 07, 2012, 04:39 AM
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Hey, I had the same problem with finding the right size clevis for the threaded rod and what I did was fill the open end of the larger clevis with epoxy, drill out a hole just smaller than the rod (I used a pin vise) and thread the rod in. Worked like a charm and haven't seen any sign of the threads pulling out (good epoxy is strong stuff!). You could probably get away with just twisting the rod in without drilling but I dunno.
I didn't think epoxy would hold in the clevis. I fixed it today by replacing both flaps linkages with a new link, made from bits and pieces I had laying around.( to keep the weights the same. I now have a spare clevis for another failure if I get one.
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 04:44 AM
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Where are we all putting the receiver in the Walrus? I thought I would tuck mine under the wind to keep all the servo leads out of the way and minimise the chance of them obstructing the Rudder and Elevator servo arms.
Not sure how I will stop it bouncing around, if I do, as it won't be very accessible back there.
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 10:50 AM
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RE clevis

A Clevis from any park zone plane,{such as,extra300 or wild cat}, WILL fit the rods on your Walrus.
For those that need photos to belive me,i gotta busy day today,will post photos tommorow if requested.
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 08:01 PM
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Anybody here fly this thing yet,other then stuart.
I here the cg is better at 45-50 mm.

Any confermation on this?????
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 09:34 PM
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Anybody here fly this thing yet,other then stuart.
I here the cg is better at 45-50 mm.

Any confermation on this?????

We're all kinda waiting for you to report on your maiden. HAHA!!!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 06:17 AM
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Anybody here fly this thing yet,other then stuart.
I here the cg is better at 45-50 mm.

Any confermation on this?????
Thats where mine came out to today( just in front of the spar ) so that's where I am going to try it tomorrow. 50mm is ~27% of the chord so that sounds about right to me.
Better to be too far forward than to far back...
I risk it....lol
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 12:26 PM
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Got mine ready today. Can't wait to hear the results ! Can't fly here today the wind is 15 to 25 mph. Good Luck!!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 07:54 PM
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I am to poor be the test subject for finding the correct cg.[don't want to bust it,to poor.:
So what is the real measurement in mm from leading edge.....?
STUART,ANYBODY???????
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 08:16 PM
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71 45 50 ??? You would think the person that developed it would know. With different weight batteries and have that info.at his finger tips!!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 09:08 PM
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I wouild think the different size bat's would have nothing to with cg.
What i mean to say is, any where from 1800mah to the 2650s shouold still be the same cg marker, no matter what size bat.

shure would like to know the proper cg from leading edge, STUART.

Have you seen that poor excuse for a manuel, that is no where close the correct cg... STUART.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 10:19 PM
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Sorry guy's, but I do have to sleep.

Manual is being adjusted, it had changed from the last one I saw, but I have already stated that visually the CG with 2650MAH 3S lipo is basically on the servo wire channel of the wing, maybe a little fore or a little aft. I could measure if for you guy's but my model is no more ( teaching co-workers to fly is a risky business). You guy's shouldn't worry so much about test flying the model, just get it balancing where mentioned (just forward of the spar) and all will be well, its a great flyer.

I myself am waiting for them to come back in stock, plan on teaching the wife how to fly on one.

Let me know if you have any more questions, always happy to help.

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Old Sep 08, 2012, 10:27 PM
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You are a Great Guy !! I don't know anyone else that hangs in there to help us! You will go a long way in business!! Best of Luck!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 10:51 PM
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Sorry for the hard time stuart.

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Old Sep 08, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Well, if nobody else will say it i will.
With a turnigy 2200 mah bat 3s 25c it balances exactly at 50 mm, with a ever so slightly nose down attitude,wich B.T.W is right at the servo wire channel, and that's where stuartid said it was.
Will tell you my findings tommorow afternoon.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 11:34 PM
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I have just chucked mine into the air with the c of g at about 50mm and it glided very nicely. I didn;t get a chance to test it thoroughly as my LiPo was not charged. ( I must have not done it correctly )

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