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Jan 11, 2013, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by turnerm
This one is a head scratcher for me. There's no reason at all that you shouldn't be getting full rudder throw by using that servo, a DX8, and the innermost hole on the long servo arm.
I think he is reporting two different thing:
- On the rudder he doesn't have the long arm and as per the above got close to 45.
- On the elevator he does have the long arm, does get the full throws but seems to suffer from blowback.

correct, wedoitall?

Would love for you to send me/post that article from Ben you mentioned...
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Jan 11, 2013, 04:24 PM
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correct
Jan 11, 2013, 04:24 PM
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ill have to look back at my notes to find the article. LOL dont make fun of my notes.
Jan 11, 2013, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
you can easily make your own out of any hard plastic or even a couple old credit cards glued together
do you or anybody else know whats the total length and length from center to the hole i need to make a long arm myself?
Jan 11, 2013, 04:28 PM
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Right. But I was talking about the receiver (rx). I totally agree on the transmitter (tx).
Ah, didn't notice that. I'm with you then.
Jan 11, 2013, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by wedoitall
do you or anybody else know whats the total length and length from center to the hole i need to make a long arm myself?
that is going to be set-up specific to your equipment, I would drill 3 holes a little further out than the stock arm and start with the middle
Jan 11, 2013, 05:49 PM
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cool will try that tonite. hope to get to fly all day tomorrow. if the rain stops.
Jan 11, 2013, 06:21 PM
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How many weeks are we going to spend discussing Wedoitall's rudder problems? He's lucky he seems to have about 50 people all concerned about his setup.

I REALLY hope you get it all sorted out Wedoitall
Jan 11, 2013, 06:38 PM
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Well I just snapped the wingtube on my 48 edge this morning Was attempting to do a snap to hover and the wingtube just snapped instead and the plane spiralled 50 feet into the ground while the left wing just floated down and landed 50 feet away from the crash site.

Oh well, it happens. Broke the wingtube right where the fuselage meets the wing. Had over 200 flights on it so I can't complain. I will try and fix it over the winter I suppose. Still have the 51 Slick I need to fix first.

Lucky I have a nib sitting around for just such an occasion
Jan 11, 2013, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by edf_rookie
Well I just snapped the wingtube on my 48 edge this morning Was attempting to do a snap to hover and the wingtube just snapped instead and the plane spiralled 50 feet into the ground while the left wing just floated down and landed 50 feet away from the crash site.

Oh well, it happens. Broke the wingtube right where the fuselage meets the wing. Had over 200 flights on it so I can't complain. I will try and fix it over the winter I suppose. Still have the 51 Slick I need to fix first.

Lucky I have a nib sitting around for just such an occasion
why are we hearing so any issues with the wingtubes from 3dhs recentally? I wonder why their wingtubs keep having issues.
Jan 11, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Isn't it funny, how it is usually the relative Newbie that comes into a forum and starts telling people what they should or should do?

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Jan 11, 2013, 07:11 PM
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huh?
Jan 11, 2013, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by edf_rookie
Well I just snapped the wingtube on my 48 edge this morning Was attempting to do a snap to hover and the wingtube just snapped instead and the plane spiralled 50 feet into the ground while the left wing just floated down and landed 50 feet away from the crash site.

Oh well, it happens. Broke the wingtube right where the fuselage meets the wing. Had over 200 flights on it so I can't complain. I will try and fix it over the winter I suppose. Still have the 51 Slick I need to fix first.

Lucky I have a nib sitting around for just such an occasion
Oh man that really sucks. Sorry about that!!
Jan 11, 2013, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by wedoitall
huh?
Steve wasn't talking about you...
Jan 11, 2013, 07:14 PM
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huh?
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Steve wasn't talking about you...
Correct....

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