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Old Apr 21, 2005, 12:40 PM
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Here is the final on the clipped wing ES Mods. include Dihedral & winglet removal, enlarged balsa elevator and rudder, balsa ailerons, and a steerable nose wheel.
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Old Apr 22, 2005, 03:01 PM
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VERY nice! how do you like it sans winglets? when i did that to mine it was a whole different animal!

-David
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Old Apr 22, 2005, 04:32 PM
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VERY nice! how do you like it sans winglets? when i did that to mine it was a whole different animal!

-David
Thanks David! tell me about how it handled? was it less stable at slow speed?

I have not flown it yet.
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Old Apr 22, 2005, 05:33 PM
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Heres my recently completed A10 Mk2 Flying Tigers with 2015 5400's, 2S 2600 PQ lipo, battery hatch mod, carbon re-enforced fuselage, wing, horizontal stab and filled out the wing panel lines.

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Simon
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Old Apr 23, 2005, 01:43 PM
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ok i ment to say a 7-8 cell nimh pack

you busted me...

I have flowen a few war birds me self. and I like the 350c AS - 3.75 to 1
with a 9 X7 prop this flys well. I know they call it slow fly but I am a gas flyer
from the 70s and 80s Thank you for the info. and I use the new 2cell 1320
Li Po Batterys now.
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Old Apr 23, 2005, 01:46 PM
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Nice A 10 Tank Buster or Wart Hog
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Old Apr 26, 2005, 05:12 PM
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Here's My ME109

Finished it a couple months ago, but haven't flown it yet. Decided I wasn't ready and made a couple Blucor foamies to practice with instead. Will probably take the landing gear off and give it a try soon.
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Old Apr 30, 2005, 10:06 AM
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That is a nice looking ME109. I have never flowen one. but the ZEROS and SPITFIRES
fly nice with a GWS350c AS and 9X7 prop. What motor and prop?
I,m starting a F4U that is to be delivered Monday.
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Old May 03, 2005, 02:02 PM
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Great looking A-10 Sibstar !!

Here's my fleet

GWS P-51 Silver Himaxx brushless
GWS P-51 Olive Himaxx brushless
GWS Slow Stick Hiumaxx brushless

Edit- I also put a camera in the silver gws p-51...
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Old May 04, 2005, 12:46 PM
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My Corsair

I have had this done since about February. I flew it back at the beginning of April and it is fast. This was my first glassing attempt and it went well. Just very time consuming. It weighs about 18.3 oz. without battery. With the battery I use 3sp lithium, I think etech 1250's. It weighs about 20.3 oz. I use servos - hs55 for elevator, futaba micro for rudder and 1, hs81mg for ailerons. The ailerons stick somewhat because of the wires bending through the shape of the wing. It is flyable with 50% or 100% throw on the servos, but with like 25% it sticks after turning one way and it doesnt want it fix itself, I have to manually move the stick all the way to the other side to right itself. I might go back and use 2 servos for the ailerons, it will be much better. It has himaxx 2500-4200 with balsa products 18 amp esc. 9 x 6 prop with c gearing. If anybody can run the calcs for how many amps Im running would be great. The time I flew it only had it about half throttle and it felt like it was going 35 mph. Other planes include slow stick, Estarter, TM 400, Superstar .40, Mini Dragonfly 300, and this 1. So far this one has got to be the fastest, still waiting for better weather to get back out, it is my favorite plane so far. Only flown so far 3 flights about 2 min. each. Everything went great. Here it is.
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Old May 05, 2005, 12:43 AM
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New Beaver.The ol' hand-me-down is pretty rough,so while it gets refurbished,put a new one together.
EPS350 C gears
9070 triple prop
Landing gear mod
Dare Dummy Radial
Dubro wheels
Steerable tailwheel
Aluminum wing struts
8 cell 750mah AAA pack
LG mount added for rear float mount
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Old May 05, 2005, 12:55 AM
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A10 with EDF55s
Testors military colors
Dubro wheels
8 cell 2/3 A pack
Estes rocket tubes hung from popsicle stick stubs
Pilot and armament from Venom vs. Valor G.I.Joe set

Yup,too much time on my hands.
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Old May 05, 2005, 12:01 PM
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Hey Waldo, how does that Hog fly on that setup?
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Old May 05, 2005, 12:33 PM
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Was hopin' noone would ask that.Haven't gotten it off the gound yet.Would probably fly if I hand launched,but,I need to ROG.Tough to get a brick to rise of ground(23+ oz with battery).Got one more battery to try this weekend.If that doesn't work,I'm goin' whole hog.2 Maxx Prod 2015-5400s and a 3s2p 4000 mah lipo.It'll either fly,or,the nacelles will rip off and put them selves into orbit.The other option is to actually install a couple of Estes rocket engines in the fake ordinance hanging from the wings.Jato assist.
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Old May 05, 2005, 04:21 PM
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Man waldo! All of your planes look just amazing!!!

MY new P-Tm came today to
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