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Aug 30, 2012, 09:33 AM
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that is why I only buy EF for electrics...
not a egg shell for sure!

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Aug 30, 2012, 01:33 PM
Сделайте Америку Великой Снова
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Originally Posted by _OZ_
Keep flying. Its a free plane now.
You can now fly it uninhibited and really begin to push it and learn 3d.
That's what got me into this situation.
Aug 30, 2012, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by gabrielisrael
Sorry to hear about your dumb thumb experience...

I was doing some very low knife edge manuever with my 60in Extra across the runway for a friend with a video camera, when I hit low voltage cut-off. I apparently did not set the timer. I was amazed at the lack of damage to the plane after inspection. I cracked my landing gear (real good), slightly scuffed one wheel pant, and busted up the horizontal stab. I ordered both parts from EF and should be back in the air this weekend! I love the design where I can debond the rudder and then remove the damaged horizontal and replace it with a new one.

+1 on structural strength on the Extra airframe!

i guess all depends on expierience... cant speak for 60" EF, but in 48 mxs airframe seems tough, but landing gear seems way worse than 3dhs... and 3dhs planes also is VERY tough.... only flying egshell is PA...

guys, i know a lot of you runs torque on 16x8... but somehow im bitten by carbon bug, and smallest carbon i could find is either mejzlik 16x8 gasser or falcon 17x6... what do you think about 17x6prop?
Aug 30, 2012, 03:22 PM
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for the MXS is better to use the LG from the Extra EXP... take my word on that : )

fred
Aug 30, 2012, 03:23 PM
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for the MXS is better to use the LG from the Extra EXP... take my word on that : )

fred
already ordered! but so far it seemed that my fibreglass beefup did its job! now just to wait for tailwheel to arrive...
Aug 30, 2012, 03:26 PM
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you must be doing a lot Harrier landings.. : )
Aug 30, 2012, 03:28 PM
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you must be doing a lot Harrier landings.. : )
nope, as in msx thread, i just dont understand airframe so far.... and even on harrier landings, 3dhs planes doesnt have a scratch on them from my harrier landings... and yeah,i only harrierland...
Aug 30, 2012, 07:34 PM
This is NOT a TOY?
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Rimaarts, just as something to try or think about, for what it's worth, which is probably less than $.02.

When I first setup my Laser, I had the insane throws as my main rate.
The tumbles were quite Extreme, and I liked it

But, my expo was 'running out' at about the perfect place for harriering around.
It made for a very jittery plane in harrier, going from 'just right' to 'too much'
elevator just by breathing on the stick. SO, I dialed back to ~50 degrees throw,
and cut back on my expo a bit, and it was an entirely different beast after that.

After I finally realized what was causing it, I could've probably also helped
matters by either increasing or decreasing expo to move the curve around a bit.
It was just too sensitive, right where I didn't need it to be.

Just wondering if you might have something similar going on with the MXS, that;s all.
Aug 30, 2012, 07:36 PM
Facts, Logic, 3D
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Last weekend's 60" Edge video. Finally got it edited and uploaded :P Enjoy!

Tom Kitt - Extreme Flight Edge 540T EXP__First Flight In A While (5 min 2 sec)


--Tom K.
Aug 30, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Way to go Tom, you make it look so easy.
Aug 30, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Way to go Tom, you make it look so easy.
Thanks

--Tom K.
Aug 30, 2012, 08:42 PM
If it's R/C, I LIKE IT!
Nikolei Zinsli's Avatar
Tip o' the hat to Chris & EF for standing by their products! I'll have a new motor on my Extra before our fly-in next weekend! Thanks guys...ya'll ROCK!
Latest blog entry: 93" AJ Laser 230z
Aug 30, 2012, 09:04 PM
They Call him Dead!
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Are you kidding? They are replacing a second hand motor? Those guys are INCREDIBLE!!!
Aug 30, 2012, 09:05 PM
Volts>amps
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Doc A's throttle mix guide.
http://docaustinextreme.blogspot.com...nding.html?m=1

I set my dx 8 up like this
The>ele
Second row is -10%
Offset is -90%
Fm2 activates the mix

This gives me about one servo click on throttle off and back to zero when I engage the first ratchet click on the throttle.
Last edited by stgdz; Aug 30, 2012 at 11:17 PM.
Aug 30, 2012, 09:51 PM
If it's R/C, I LIKE IT!
Nikolei Zinsli's Avatar
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Originally Posted by Dead
Are you kidding? They are replacing a second hand motor? Those guys are INCREDIBLE!!!
Well, not for free. But yes, they are incredible people!
Latest blog entry: 93" AJ Laser 230z


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