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Jul 02, 2012, 01:09 PM
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WOW Roger that is a work of art!!! I can't wait to here that fan in your Nacelle
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here you go Joe hope you like it
Jul 02, 2012, 01:11 PM
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i wish it was mine yeah on 14s this is going to sing
Jul 02, 2012, 01:50 PM
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here you go Joe hope you like it
What did you use as thrust tube?

It's got sparkles on it...looks nice

tia
Jul 02, 2012, 02:27 PM
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That's that west coast sparkly mylar plastic
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What did you use as thrust tube?

It's got sparkles on it...looks nice

tia
Jul 02, 2012, 02:41 PM
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black metal fLAKE paint
Jul 02, 2012, 10:03 PM
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here you go Joe hope you like it
I freaking LOVE it! Thank you Rodger. The shade of gray is a stone cold match for the Velox scheme and the metal flake on the thrust tube is a nice touch. You need to come up with an Air Sally decal that I can run on the plane. Just send me a photo and I'll print it out in color and lay it up under a clear adhesive sheet. Thanks again
Jul 07, 2012, 04:34 PM
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Well Killed my Falcon today ...vaporized it not much left ...had a run-a-way alieron servo or a RX lock out ...again ...i knew i should have swapped the RX out just to be sure..well it was sweet while it lasted ...not sure if i will do another one ,i have some more projects that need work
Jul 07, 2012, 04:39 PM
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Sorry to hear about the loss! If you're thinking of replacing it, I've got a nearly complete one in the classifieds here if you're interested AS.

Let me know.
Jul 07, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Roger so sorry to hear that man!!! Step away for awhile and maybe do another one down the road.
Jul 07, 2012, 10:09 PM
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im done for now the loss of fan ,the esc most likely is banged up and 300 bucks worth of batts ...i think i'll stick to 8s 90mm stuff for a while.
Jul 08, 2012, 01:58 AM
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Sorry to Hear Rodger


Well, I know that bird was a great flying airplane. I hope that you can put the pieces back together and start again. I don't know about your electronics but if they are in good shape then maybe you can get another airframe.

Hope you can get flying again soon. Also if you have some questionable RX's you might want to get some flat foam airplanes and use them as test beds to make sure that your RX's are working as they should. If the do fail it won't hurt as bad and you will have piece of mind knowing your gear is solid.
Jul 10, 2012, 02:53 PM
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Lost my falcon today. Prop came off during high speed pass, thought I still had prop and enough to land her on the runway when it became clear there was no power, though motor was turning. Hit tree. Everything for the most part is salvageable, though one of the wings suffered damage and the fuselage needs a lot of repair. I'm thinking of just buying another airframe.

I learned a valuable lesson; whenever there's an issue immediately land it, even if downwind. My mistake is I thought I still had some power.
Jul 10, 2012, 03:09 PM
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Bummer "M" i feel your pain ...stripped mine out yesterday and not much left ,the fan needs a new rotor and shroud not sure about the motor.....i need to contact xps and see if they have parts to repair it . bad couple of days for the Falcon boys.
Jul 10, 2012, 03:22 PM
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Sorry for your loss Rodger, I certainly know how you feel, I lost one of mine to the trees Saturday so it's still fresh.

I got the Schubi back today, that Nacelle is awesome! Thanks for doing such a great job!


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