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Jun 06, 2012, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Limited flyer
Not that i don't mind watching your build process,{nice job by the way}what is your end game? F.P.V. ship?
Pretty ingenious on the main spar reinforcement Kmihalkov build. Elegant and simple.
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Jun 06, 2012, 01:14 PM
Limited flyer
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Originally Posted by Prof100
No epoxy or CA was used. As I recall, I think I used Foam Tac or simply hot glue so a long bladed knife can cut through the glue. I glued them in over a year ago.
Thanks prof.
Jun 06, 2012, 01:15 PM
krasimir
thank you

I use this little switch only for the electronic.
For the ESC i saw in the forum another good decision.

I can not remember remember from were i downloaded the picture.
(I plea the owner of the pics to excuse my for our usage)

I have a copy of the picture



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Originally Posted by Eagle202
I do like the build and the photos. Nice job.

I even see an arming switch which is used almost exclusively with Nitro Fuel planes. While I do like the idea of turning off the ESC with this switch I would still want to disengage the battery. Maybe a plug on the outside that breaks the battery lead circuit.
Jun 06, 2012, 01:23 PM
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@ kmihalkov

Really nice build - attention to detail. And the 'machined' parts for that 'custom fit'. Well done.

Jun 06, 2012, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by kmihalkov
thank you

I use this little switch only for the electronic.
For the ESC i saw in the forum another good decision.

I can not remember remember from were i downloaded the picture.
(I plea the owner of the pics to excuse my for our usage)

I have a copy of the picture
Yes. That would do the trick. Just have to reinforce the plug going thru the fuse wall. Thanks
Jun 06, 2012, 03:45 PM
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kmihalkov, what is that u used for the cooling port? Plane looks awesome by the way. Im still working on mine and will definately borrow some of ur ideas.
Jun 06, 2012, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by JoshB
kmihalkov, what is that u used for the cooling port? Plane looks awesome by the way. Im still working on mine and will definately borrow some of ur ideas.
I was just plain planning on stealling them
Jun 06, 2012, 03:59 PM
krasimir
Hi Josh

this cooling port is because of ESC.
I mounted the ESC inside.
In tail part of fuselage I made 2 little output ports for the out air

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Originally Posted by JoshB
kmihalkov, what is that u used for the cooling port? Plane looks awesome by the way. Im still working on mine and will definately borrow some of ur ideas.
Jun 06, 2012, 04:04 PM
krasimir
by the way I have stealing more of these idea to
we are here to help each other


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I was just plain planning on stealling them
Jun 06, 2012, 04:41 PM
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Since I lost my dedicated Sky Surfer night flyer last weekend (don't ask...) I ordered another kit from Ready Made RC. Placed the order Sunday night and it got to my house today (Wednesday). It's the V1 kit and this time the decals are on a separate sheet (yay!). This will be my 4th Sky Surfer (have 2 that are flyable) that I've built. Now I'm just waiting on the LED lights, servos (Hobbypartz), and motor (inrunner from HeadsUpRC).
Jun 06, 2012, 07:58 PM
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Holy, you had 4 of them.
I am on my third.
1. wrecked it teaching my self to fly.
2.Lost on a public roof forever.
3.Am now a new proud member of E.R.C.S. WITH M.A.A.C insurance to boot.
Since then, bought my self a P.Z. wild cat and P.Z.extra. but back to the BIX, since then i have more room then i need to fly the {bix} in all sorts of crazy of manner.
I LOVE IT.
Have a greatv day every one.:}
Jun 06, 2012, 10:58 PM
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Warning - don't paint the wing tips orange as per Deep Freeze aircraft that go to the Antarctic from here. I did and it snowed a couple of days later !!!!!

It certainly makes spotting which way is up easier though it didn't stop me "landing" inverted on a sealed road (before it snowed) - broken wing, scratched up front fuselage, knocked the tail feathers off. However back in the air today in time to fly on a snow covered field. Snow on grass makes for a bumpy landing. The other Bixler flying with me didn't have orange tips and was not as easy to see.
Jun 06, 2012, 11:42 PM
ICrashRCs
kmihalkov,
Very impressive work.
Don't know if you can cross post to the FPV thread but I'm sure they'd enjoy it too.
Jun 07, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Well it is actually from my post #6212 in this very thread! Currently page #630 but that changes pretty rapidly.

And you are most welcome.

John

Quote:
Originally Posted by kmihalkov
thank you

I use this little switch only for the electronic.
For the ESC i saw in the forum another good decision.

I can not remember remember from were i downloaded the picture.
(I plea the owner of the pics to excuse my for our usage)

I have a copy of the picture
Jun 07, 2012, 01:18 AM
krasimir
Hi John

do you have new better solution

Quote:
Originally Posted by jj604
Well it is actually from my post #6212 in this very thread! Currently page #630 but that changes pretty rapidly.

And you are most welcome.

John


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