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Old Dec 10, 2009, 06:42 PM
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^^^ Yep, just down the boom. I want to do a general comparison of the tail boom length. I'd subtract the rear wing tab from the equation (~3/4") and go from wing TE at the center to the LE point of the horizontal stab. Just eye-ball with a yard stick, don't need it to .001"
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Old Dec 10, 2009, 06:45 PM
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What would be the best (read cheapest) way for me too get a "show" into NZ?
Old Dec 11, 2009, 12:58 PM
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200 mph club
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Just arrived today! It is a really NICE plane!!
Old Dec 11, 2009, 01:06 PM
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Looks nice! and love the color scheme.


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Old Dec 11, 2009, 01:19 PM
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Cumulus Altimus
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looks great
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Old Dec 12, 2009, 09:55 AM
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Build Log Started


Well mine showed up last night and started my Viper build log:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1156201
Old Dec 12, 2009, 11:40 AM
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I got the motor and esc in. Trial fitting the elevator servo. The first problem came up with the cable for the elevator. My idea is to put the peice of wood in side to give the cable support and keep it from bending. Anyone got a better idea?
Old Dec 12, 2009, 11:48 AM
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Is that a 180 esc ?, Wow that's overkill!!!

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Old Dec 12, 2009, 12:08 PM
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For hor. stab at the center is 59mm

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la528it, can you measure the tail moment for me from wing trailing edge to leading edge of the stab? Por flavor...
Old Dec 12, 2009, 12:14 PM
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Is that a 180 esc ?, Wow that's overkill!!!

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And heavy too! I was hoping to get away with a cc80 and makeup the watts with volts rather than amps...
Old Dec 12, 2009, 12:47 PM
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The first problem came up with the cable for the elevator. My idea is to put the peice of wood in side to give the cable support and keep it from bending. Anyone got a better idea?
No ideas on the cable?
Old Dec 12, 2009, 02:11 PM
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did i miss this plane,,,is sousa out?
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Old Dec 12, 2009, 02:54 PM
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No ideas on the cable?
Get some carbon sock, wet this out when over the cable. Install it in the plane and let cure.

I have not done this personally but seen it done.
Old Dec 12, 2009, 03:19 PM
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One Idiot is plenty...
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No ideas on the cable?
I would install tail servo in the tail.Will clear more space in the fuse,no mess with cables/linkages.
With all these goodies in the nose ,You will have to counter weight her anyhow to achieve right CG.
You still will need a balsa spacer to widen the tail a little for servo to fit.
Yuri,who hates tail servos in the fuse.
Old Dec 12, 2009, 03:46 PM
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its easier to install the servo & snake doing it this way. have a plate for the servo which also has an end anchor point for the snake. Slide it in, stick the plate/servo in correect location & just anchor the rest of the snake down the fuz. I normally just run cyno down the snake & it locks to the side of the fux where it contacts when in the correct place.



different model but same installs on my Jibe1 build log. Here


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