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Old Nov 02, 2008, 04:28 PM
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mine is still sitting in box. but i came up with a novel way to attatch the wiring in the wings , and it makes for quick dissasembly so it fits into one of the wing boxes .

using 3-pin molex connectors with the locking clasp , just cut out the foam at the wing centre to fit and re-solder the connector onto your extenstion leads on both sides , then glue it in once done , then when flying just clip the molex connector on and go fly ..

also a good insurance that stops the wings separating..

my fox is still in one peice...lol , dont know how others are fairing , mine was a proto .. lol

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Old Nov 02, 2008, 08:34 PM
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I will take the stab for $10 including postage. How can we proceed with the deal? Can you throw in a control horn as well??
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Old Nov 03, 2008, 02:51 AM
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mine is still sitting in box. but i came up with a novel way to attatch the wiring in the wings , and it makes for quick dissasembly so it fits into one of the wing boxes .

using 3-pin molex connectors with the locking clasp , just cut out the foam at the wing centre to fit and re-solder the connector onto your extenstion leads on both sides , then glue it in once done , then when flying just clip the molex connector on and go fly ..

also a good insurance that stops the wings separating..

my fox is still in one peice...lol , dont know how others are fairing , mine was a proto .. lol

cheers
doug
Tell us more about this "Molex" connector, please?
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Old Nov 03, 2008, 04:36 AM
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I add the Fox tail stab on Windrider website as standard spare parts:
http://www.windrider.com.hk/product.asp?page=1&id=146
US$10 + US$5 shipping cost.

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Old Nov 03, 2008, 05:50 AM
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Nice! Have planned trying towing from the first moment I saw the opening in the nose cone of the Fox. Could you share some details regarding the release mechanism used?

Fred
Hi Fred,

I was flying the tow plane in Mr K's video.

Attached are a few pics of the towing rig i built, which includes a release mechanism.

All the gliders on tow used a fixed hook at the nose, and were released either by me throttling back and turning left while the glider turned right, or were released by me dropping the tow line from the tow plane.

The fox towed up really well, and was far more suitable than the moulded glider we towed.

The moulded glider 'overtook' the tow plane a few times.

The Bee towed up remarkably well also.
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Old Nov 04, 2008, 01:02 AM
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I was flying the tow plane in Mr K's video.
Thanks for the info! I was wondering how to do this part. Somewhere around CG is the best place to connect the line then? What motor are you using? I planned to use a Unique from MS-Composite with a 2510 stator size motor at around 220W. The plane seems to have plenty of thrust and flies great at low speed.

Edit: Then I have EPP in both ends of the line .

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Old Nov 04, 2008, 01:38 AM
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You definately want to tow point to be around the cg. Mine turned out to be a little behind the CG due to the pushrod tube i used to feed the tow line through.

In case it wasn't obvious from the pics, the left side goes to the front and the right side to the rear of the wing.

The little 'hook' bends go around the leading edge and under the wing, so when the glider is being towed, the wire is pulling from underneath the leading edge. This is very strong, and only requires a few rubber bands to hold it in place.

Motor is an Atlas 2909/20.

I have no idea what that means though, i picked up the plane second hand.
It will take off in 10 foot and climb out at 70degrees until its out of sight though.

Plane is a hobby lobby Super Miss, and i believe they came with motor and esc as a combo.
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Old Nov 29, 2008, 06:57 PM
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Windrider offer Fox X'mas sale.
Shipping free until 25th of Dec!
Limited for 100 pcs only.
http://www.windrider.com.hk/product.asp?id=164

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Old Nov 29, 2008, 07:31 PM
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Spare parts arrived. Thank you.
Now, why not take up on you great X'mas offer. How can I order more than 1 set of Fox + NiMH pack set. Paypal only takes orders one at a time.
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Old Nov 30, 2008, 06:57 AM
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send me email about your order qty.
I will let you know the amount and paypal a/c for payment.

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Old Dec 02, 2008, 05:29 AM
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US$210 for 3 pcs of Foxes and shipping free:
http://www.windrider.com.hk/product.asp?id=164

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Old Dec 02, 2008, 10:08 PM
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Ordered three today. Together with NiMH packs for each. US$225 total. US$70 for the kit and another $5 for 1600 mAh NiMH pack's a great deal.
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Old Dec 17, 2008, 03:16 PM
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Anyone want the Fox produce in EPS material not EPP?

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Old Dec 17, 2008, 04:09 PM
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Nope, I'll stick with EPP!

Was just going to press the button for (another) one, but I see the single models are no longer free shipping ?
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Old Dec 17, 2008, 08:04 PM
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but I see the single models are no longer free shipping
Yes, I am sorry about that.
But our cost to ship one Fox to oversea is way too high.
US$35 to US$40.
So, I just offer the free ship for 3 pcs pack.

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