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Apr 15, 2009, 11:30 AM
You must die! I alone am best.
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So James...???
Unlucky picture 13?
Did you design it that way?
Apr 15, 2009, 11:37 AM
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Apr 15, 2009, 12:09 PM
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Wots your plan from here? I guess you'll have to drill new lower holes up front then face the bulkhead with thin precured carbon to cover the old holes?
Apr 15, 2009, 12:33 PM
AKA Cactus
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be easier to cut a channel in the wing joiner...

Apr 15, 2009, 12:41 PM
Mach 0.261 ... Hiccup of Wiggy
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Looking forward to your fix Andy and the ensuing flight report.

Apr 15, 2009, 01:10 PM
If it can-it will!
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Originally Posted by Phillybaby
be easier to cut a channel in the wing joiner...

Don't think so! Any cut in the carbon joiner is going to be a stress raiser.
Apr 15, 2009, 01:25 PM
Two thumbs but no brain.
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The moulded in ballast tube looks nice ... That would be great to see
on the RCRCM Vector too.
Apr 15, 2009, 01:30 PM
You must die! I alone am best.
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Ah, the pushrods can run in a slot through the front bulkhead and be fine. Had to do this on another model that was first from the moulds and it's never been an issue.
James will I've no doubt ensure that future holes are indeed 'lower'.

Some thoughts?
Well, it is built to a very high standard and the surface finish is very hard.
I could never say that about the luna.
Oh and it will need 10mm servos in the skinny wings.

Apr 15, 2009, 01:36 PM
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Keep us posted Yoda.

Finger poised on the 'buy' button....
Apr 15, 2009, 02:40 PM
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Looks very tasty and I don't normally say that about + tail gliders. That fin looks good.
Nice colours too.
Apr 15, 2009, 02:53 PM
You must die! I alone am best.
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Well, I'll give it a dose of lovin', some nice servo's and come to do battle with the foamies up Tinkers...

(Who will pick a day when Ronnie is working...)
Apr 15, 2009, 03:15 PM
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Ronnie's a reformed character these days. We were even both flying our Stings at the same time. Granted when he was low I was VERY high and when I was low I made sure HE was VERY high!
Apr 15, 2009, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Phillybaby
be easier to cut a channel in the wing joiner...

Silly billy, you can't do that you'll never get the first part of the joiner past the push rods.

What you can do is shave some carbon off the top of the push rods, remembering of course that they move back & forth so it'll be a small length of flat for each rod.

If I can be of any help again, you only have to ask.
Apr 15, 2009, 03:41 PM
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I would have thought it would be best to replace the pushrods with 22swg piano wire. Then add some carbon somewhere to make up for the carbon footprint reduction of the model. Are there any 10mm servo over 40 quid? I doubt anything cheaper would work.

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