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May 05, 2011, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by rcgeorge
Ok I cheat I plug directly into rx from servo as rx is easy to get to.
After assembling mine and setting CG I see that as a definite possibility for mine too.
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May 05, 2011, 01:18 PM
Zeus
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Originally Posted by gopherhunter
After assembling mine and setting CG I see that as a definite possibility for mine too.
Cheating???????

you guys are really something.......
May 10, 2011, 12:25 PM
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Dazzled


Flew the new CX2s a couple hours this morning...

...they are crazy good airplanes. They are very easy to fly.

John
May 10, 2011, 12:36 PM
or GPS, F, J, K, or even TD
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Awesome report John, short and very sweet!

So glad you like the CX2. How are you hanging against your buddies. Any side by side comparisons to report?

Mike
May 10, 2011, 12:51 PM
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First CX2s in Colorado


We're having a club event at my place (The DLG Ranch) on Sunday.
Including the Morris Brothers all the way from AZ we may have 16 pilots.

I have only flown the CX2s for about six hours now but I feel fully confident to take them to the dance.

I flew with Dave and Gary Jensen with their Stobels on Saturday. I was playing around a lot with programming that day but the CX2 appears to kick @$$.

You did not oversell these aircraft.

John
May 10, 2011, 02:19 PM
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I wish I was going to "The John"!
May 10, 2011, 02:25 PM
a.k.a. Matt Nelson
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I wish I was going to "The John"!
there's gotta be a restroom somewhere near you, so just do it. Btw, tmi, dude...
May 10, 2011, 09:27 PM
Where is the lift?
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there's gotta be a restroom somewhere near you, so just do it. Btw, tmi, dude...
May 10, 2011, 09:29 PM
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I hear Charlie and George are driving a long way to go to "The John".
May 11, 2011, 12:14 PM
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I hear Charlie and George are driving a long way to go to "The John".
Yes we are
May 11, 2011, 01:03 PM
Maurice
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OOOOOOO! I finally found the sweet spot. I'm happy happy. I mean I'm happy YA!

AUW 260g, CG 86MM - 85MM with 1oz ballast, stab shimmed, in the front, with 2 thiknesss of black electrical tape.

Maurice
May 11, 2011, 02:09 PM
excelling at mediocrity
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Good Stuff Maurice! I want to suggest masking tape only because I find electrical tape to be a little squishy... I'm at three layers now and still think I need at least one more.
It's surprising how much difference one layer of tape makes.
Anybody else shimming the stab?

John

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Originally Posted by mpodder
OOOOOOO! I finally found the sweet spot. I'm happy happy. I mean I'm happy YA!
AUW 260g, CG 86MM - 85MM with 1oz ballast, stab shimmed, in the front, with 2 thiknesss of black electrical tape.
Maurice
May 11, 2011, 02:33 PM
or GPS, F, J, K, or even TD
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Nope, stab shimming is only for looks. The performance benefits over simply leaving the elevator trimmed down are negligible. Oh you vain CX2 drivers

Mike
May 11, 2011, 03:38 PM
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Nope, stab shimming is only for looks. The performance benefits over simply leaving the elevator trimmed down are negligible. Oh you vain CX2 drivers

Mike
I want to agree with you but I can't...yet!

...now back to the "sky lab"......we shall see!

This may need further discussion as we "progress" into the world of the CX2!

John
May 11, 2011, 04:11 PM
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Mike,

I will respectully disagree...although i dont own a Concept. It will not change performance but CAN affect handling.

James


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