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Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:03 PM
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Only if you are paying the bill, Billy.
This is going to be a flying event Sun up to Sun down! Extra activities yet to be determined.
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:53 PM
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Please retain a speed event!
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:56 PM
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 07:05 PM
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Yes, bob please retain the speed event so someone else can see what it feels like
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Old Jan 26, 2013, 11:57 PM
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I usually tape off the surface then layout the opening , score it with a blade a few times until it slices through, it looks like a mouse got a hold of them edges man!
Thanks man, night and day
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:55 AM
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Yes, bob please retain the speed event so someone else can see what it feels like
Sorry I all ready volunteered you to do the radar runs.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:32 AM
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Bob, Without Keven on the gun it will not be a real speed run
We use him as a target to aim at

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Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:13 AM
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Exactly that is why I ordered special shsirts for Kevin......... You know the shirts that have a Bullseye printed on the front and back to give that perfect target for the speed run.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Got it......

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Exactly that is why I ordered special shsirts for Kevin......... You know the shirts that have a Bullseye printed on the front and back to give that perfect target for the speed run.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:26 AM
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See Kev we need you there!!!!!!
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 12:03 PM
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It's all fun and games until someone goes 199 and crashes

Billy, get going on my xxx so I can think about the speed runs
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 03:21 PM
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So, I ordered my servos. I went High Voltage. I'm hoping the electric retracts are ok on 7.4v, if not I'll use a Spektrum VR5203 to step it down to 6.0v for them.

Here's what I got:
Ailerons: Hitech HS-5565MH -Standard Size servo Metal gear 194oz/.09 sec
Flaps: Hitech HS-5685MH - Standard Size servo Metal gear 179oz/.17 sec
Rudder: Hitech HS-5087MH - Mini Servo Metal Gear 60oz/.13 sec
Nose Steering: Hitech HS-5087MH - Mini Servo Metal Gear 60oz/.13 sec
Elevator: JR DS390HV - Precision Mini Metal Gear 75oz/.13

Keeping my fingers crossed they all fit, but looks like they will and should be a good choice for this plane. I used the recommended torque ratings for the BVM Electra as my guide along with the info and pics MCSGUY has posted (Thank you!) and the info BillyD has told me.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 03:39 PM
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I tested the retracts with 6.6v A123 pack and they worked great. But i don't know if they will work with a 2s Lipo?

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So, I ordered my servos. I went High Voltage. I'm hoping the electric retracts are ok on 7.4v, if not I'll use a Spektrum VR5203 to step it down to 6.0v for them.

Here's what I got:
Ailerons: Hitech HS-5565MH -Standard Size servo Metal gear 194oz/.09 sec
Flaps: Hitech HS-5685MH - Standard Size servo Metal gear 179oz/.17 sec
Rudder: Hitech HS-5087MH - Mini Servo Metal Gear 60oz/.13 sec
Nose Steering: Hitech HS-5087MH - Mini Servo Metal Gear 60oz/.13 sec
Elevator: JR DS390HV - Precision Mini Metal Gear 75oz/.13

Keeping my fingers crossed they all fit, but looks like they will and should be a good choice for this plane. I used the recommended torque ratings for the BVM Electra as my guide along with the info and pics MCSGUY has posted (Thank you!) and the info BillyD has told me.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 03:53 PM
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I tested the retracts with 6.6v A123 pack and they worked great. But i don't know if they will work with a 2s Lipo?
Maybe a quick call to JTM could help answer that one.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 11:31 AM
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Found those retracts
http://www.smartmodel.com.hk/product...1&image=image2
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