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Old Feb 09, 2013, 09:38 AM
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Yeah that's the website if you want to order direct.

They've been busy recently.....

I bought a 2nd hand SRIII last year, but got so frustrated with rigging it up I sold it.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 11:17 AM
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So i tryed my voodoo on 4s with my 16/15/2 mega and a 4.1x4.1, went vell until one of my d47 servo's could't take it and decided to give full alleron on my left servo and I lost control, so it's time for some repair :-(
Wich servo's are good and small so it Can fit In the plane/wing?
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 11:37 AM
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So i tryed my voodoo on 4s with my 16/15/2 mega and a 4.1x4.1, went vell until one of my d47 servo's could't take it and decided to give full alleron on my left servo and I lost control, so it's time for some repair :-(
Wich servo's are good and small so it Can fit In the plane/wing?
I use Futaba S3154 with cut down control arms all around. They have been rock solid.

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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:12 PM
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4S on a 16/15/2 is a lil excessive, poor lil motor!
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:23 PM
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SD 100 servos work well for me.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:53 PM
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Motor vs airframe, round 1 to the motor...
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 04:41 PM
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4S on a 16/15/2 is a lil excessive, poor lil motor!
It's runing 70amp's but I gues it unload a bit In the air, the motor was just warm, but the air temp here is around 0*celsius, so there are good cooling.

Conserdering a new pylon racer that will fit a bigger setup, at a resonbly price, any suggestions?
Mayby a jolt or a Ariane P5
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 05:40 PM
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I have an Ariane P5 and I like it a lot. The servos are installed old school just like in the Voodo which is elegant but limits the battery space. I fly mine with a scorpion 2221 3000kv, APC 4,75x4,75 and 4s 1800. You can go heavier and I've tried that but I like this plane light and super agile. Dopplered at 298 km/h out of a dive so it's not exactly slow. If you want to go faster I'd recommend one of the larger, current F5d airframes like the Viper or Swist.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 04:06 AM
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I've been thinking about my crash and I May have had a bit flutter before it happend, hov Can i get rid of that. Heard about tapeing til aileron tips? But how? So they dont move or?
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 08:47 AM
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The only way to get flutter on a Voodoo is to have loose or sloppy linkages, it's nothing to do with the airframe, unless of course the live hinges have been damaged.
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 06:06 PM
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Stumbled across a few pics of a Voodoo off another site, not sure how I feel about a cooling hole being put in the wing, I don't think it's something I'd do, mainly because of how I intend to mount my servo's, but even if I wasn't mounting them at the rear of the wing, I still don't think I'd cut a hole in it .

I love the catching net way of landing, if you used 1 of those nets it opens up a whole load of fields to fly from! I've seen the nets used on a Youtube vid before, I think it was for a Poky 40 composite slope wing but can't find it again so I'm not sure now.
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Hi, this is me and my fellow club member flying at Gullknapp in Norway
Nice to see that our web page is read by you. We have had our Voodoos about 4 years now and they are still flying. The cooling hole is not a problem on my friends plane. Still rigid. I have not made it on my Voodoo though. The net is our only option at our field since it is only tarmac and gravel.

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Old Mar 26, 2013, 07:14 PM
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My Voodoo is ready to maiden now if this weather ever warms up. Weighs in at only 371 grms with a 1000mAh 3S battery, just under 400 with the 1500mAh.

I added some white trim to the tips to break up the black leading edges and help visability. I've got a small slope plane with a black leading edge and very small profile and it does tend to disappear if it's below the horizon and heading directly towards you.
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Old Mar 26, 2013, 08:55 PM
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Good job on keeping it that light Tim.

Did you stick with the 16/15/3? What esc are you using and what size prop?
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Old Mar 27, 2013, 06:30 PM
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Got a couple of flights in today with the Voodoo. Not ideal conditions for a maiden, it was a bit breezy and v cold, little snow flurry on the second flight.

Blimey it keeps you on your toes it'll do some seriously quick turns. It really forces you to get your bank angle just right, felt a bit rusty as I haven't flown for a while. Going to take a few flights to dial in the CofG, throws and expo.

Feefo - yep, running the 16/15/3, with a Castle Thunderbird 36 - compact and light (no heatsink). Started off on a 4.7"x4" prop but will switch to a 4.7"x4.7" when it breaks, which I'm sure won't be long.
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