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Old Mar 24, 2012, 12:11 PM
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Yuri: You got mail..
What is the biggest servo that will fit in the wing? Tail?
Will the DS-95 or the Graupner Des 448 fit?
You dont really need big servos in this plane.
Best ones are 5 Hyperion D09 metal or carbonite gear.
I personally like carbonite gears better--much less slop.
Also Airtronics 802 are great ,same size servos.
Yuri.
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Old Mar 24, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Will the DS-95 or the Graupner Des 448 fit?
Way too big,


+ 1 DS09's work sweet (when they work )



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Old Mar 24, 2012, 07:06 PM
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D60 suites the tail just fine, too...
Old Mar 25, 2012, 12:21 AM
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Yuri: You got mail..
What is the biggest servo that will fit in the wing? Tail?
Will the DS-95 or the Graupner Des 448 fit?
It appears that a DS-95 would fit if you cut off the lugs, but as others have said, a DS-09 or similar servo is perfectly adequate for the job.

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Old Mar 26, 2012, 08:13 AM
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Anyone know if the Graupner DES servos and the Hyperions are the same one? DIfferent label...
Old Mar 26, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Anyone out there have one in or near San Diego, CA?
Yep, I have one. I'm in Mira Mesa.
Old Mar 26, 2012, 11:17 AM
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Yep, I have one. I'm in Mira Mesa.
What is power set You going to use Don?
Thanx.
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Old Mar 26, 2012, 11:55 AM
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Honestly Yuri, I don't remember, but it's the one you recommended. I want to say:

Nue 1110/1.5Y (?)
Ice Lite 100
5.2/1(?) gearbox
16x17 prop?

Something like that.

Lenny has all the gear and will be assembling it for me when his schedule opens up.
Old Mar 26, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Hitec has finally answered our prayers with a really strong 8mm servo coming soon. The only down side is the price- $340 for 4 servos
I think it's going to be the right thing for these planes if you want them going over 220 mph though.
Old Mar 26, 2012, 03:56 PM
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Hitec has finally answered our prayers with a really strong 8mm servo coming soon. The only down side is the price- $340 for 4 servos
I think it's going to be the right thing for these planes if you want them going over 220 mph though.
Hmm...

http://www.espritmodel.com/hitec-hs-...l-servo-1.aspx

At $80-$85 a pop, I the mks start to look really good.

I have never owned titanium gear servos, do they develop as much slop as all the other metal gear servos? I thought hitec switched to brass at some point to reduce slop....?
Old Mar 26, 2012, 04:21 PM
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I was able to sand down Hyperion D-95 servo to 8.5mm when I needed.
D-95 servos have nice thick hard plastic casing and after sanding the servo there is still plenty of servo wall left.
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 12:48 AM
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X2 ready to go..

1145 grams with the 5s neu 2100 pack, 240 2s rx pack and 16/35/1+kgp27. (+ bungee hook!)

Just need to check the CG and get it flying!

I think I was running my last X at 54mm or so. This one seems to be about that, maybe 56mm...

Whats the furtherest back people have had it safely?
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 02:26 AM
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I have mine at 55mm and it feels/flies a tiny bit nose heavy....at least to me.
Old Mar 27, 2012, 04:06 AM
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52 feels right for me
Old Mar 27, 2012, 04:45 AM
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Hitec has finally answered our prayers with a really strong 8mm servo coming soon. The only down side is the price- $340 for 4 servos
I think it's going to be the right thing for these planes if you want them going over 220 mph though.

It not the servo alone...Im (and a lot of my F5D mates) happy with Dymond D47 or d60, good enough for 220mph...and cheap (20 )

http://www.modellhobby.de/Elektronik...&t=9&c=75&p=75

They can handle 2s lipo

If you want to have digital servos...I would try Graupner Des Servos...cheap and proved in fast planes.


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