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Mar 20, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Thanks for the tip. So reflex up from level with bottom wing surface correct?


Yes.

I'd have to measure mine to be exact, but about 1/8" would be a good place to start.
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Mar 21, 2012, 09:03 AM
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Well it wasn't gracefull or without some minor damage but it flies! Didn't have enought up elevon or maybe too much nose weight. Couldn't level it with trim alone so had to fly with back pressure which made it twitchy since the expo setting I had was all but useless with back stick for level. Plus my keychain cam crapped out so missed the best parts of the maiden, but got the first attempts and a bit at the end.

Should be great fun when it is trimmed though. Like it so far.

Popwing Maiden (3 min 47 sec)
Mar 21, 2012, 02:01 PM
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Glad you got it going--were attempts #1 and #2 at full throttle?

I like to have someone else frisbee throw this wing for me, I also like a good bit of expo (40% for me on my Spektrum type radio).

Have fun!
Mar 21, 2012, 05:48 PM
Where did that tree come from
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Popwing on my doorstep when I got home from work . Manual read to use CA glue. Is this what everyone is using and does it have to be foam safe ?
Mar 21, 2012, 06:16 PM
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Doesn't have to be foam safe, EPP will take pretty much any glue fine. I used Welders to glue the wings together and the nose piece and mediaum CA on the rest.
Mar 23, 2012, 07:36 PM
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One of my hinge line is stiff as a board. I tried bending it double and working it back and forth. But it still stiff. Any suggestion ?
Mar 23, 2012, 09:51 PM
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One of my hinge line is stiff as a board. I tried bending it double and working it back and forth. But it still stiff. Any suggestion ?

You could slice clear through the hinge line in just 2 or 3 places, each about 1/2" long and see if that helps.

Or, slice it clear off and rehinge it...
Mar 24, 2012, 07:48 AM
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Hello wing noob here
thinking bout buying a popwing from csrc (they got a deal going)
http://www.commonsenserc.com/page.ph...yard_sale.html

need a little advise though.....I have plenty of flying and building experience so I'm not a total dumb a## just never with a wing. I'm a bit torn between the popwing, or the swift 2 and also does the popwing come with good stuff in the rtf? or is it better to buy the arf and add better stuff myself as is the case with most planes. 75 bucks for the thing seems cheep enough if i comes with the motor and spektrum comp. rx but IDK if it includes servos and esc????

thanks OTTO

edit note: I'm sure there are a lot of little tips and tricks to build, set-up, ect. sorry I haven't read this thread but will so bare with me if my questions seem redundent! Just needed some info Stat like
thanks
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Mar 25, 2012, 11:02 PM
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so I sat down today for 30-40 minutes and read the thread... I cant believe what batteries some are using. But I have to say Bruce at CSRC was spot on when I ordered yesterday, 1350mah. And yes I did go with the large PW. I'm happy to see it can carry 2200mah aswell cuz I have plenty of those. Can't wait to get this thing up and ripping.
Already thinking bout upgrades. this should make her scoot: http://www.graysonhobby.com/catalog/...mbo-p-414.html
Mar 25, 2012, 11:15 PM
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I've got a couple of those motors sitting around and have thought the same as you....
Mar 27, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Hey sammy I found something (that might be) better for a power upgrade.....guy at my LHS swears by it
http://www.subsonicplanes.com/Motrolfly_Motors.html
the 2210-1700 also he claims 85+mph with 2200kv and a 6x5.5 prop

he told me to stop out too field and check out his setup, I'll try to get video
Mar 27, 2012, 09:26 AM
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cool!!
Apr 01, 2012, 12:17 PM
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Got the Popwing all trimemd out now with the added refles in elevons. It flys great! Got 3 packs in on it today. Minor nose damage on my last flight but glue is drying now :-)

Popwing Trimmed Out (2 min 47 sec)
Apr 01, 2012, 12:40 PM
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Glad you got it going now.

That sure is a LOT of trees around!
Apr 01, 2012, 01:08 PM
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Glad you got it going now.

That sure is a LOT of trees around!
Heh ya it is a tight space. I had it to a larger field after that to open it up a bit more, flies great.


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