Feb 12, 2013, 10:49 AM
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Hello all! is replacing the stock clevis a neccessary step?

my brother in law and myself just got the plane in...and are trying to go through the build checklist.

Thanks!
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Feb 12, 2013, 11:20 AM
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Hello all! is replacing the stock clevis a neccessary step?

my brother in law and myself just got the plane in...and are trying to go through the build checklist.

Thanks!
It depends on the quality of the clevises you have in your kit.
I have built four of Lanyu planes and in one of the kits the clevises were unusable. Deformed, bent and generally made from the lowest quality plastic that exists.
I usually replace them just to be sure.
The cost from HK is so low that it just not worth the risk to use the included clevises.

Sakis
Feb 14, 2013, 03:18 AM
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+1 on stock clevis replacement. I like the Dubros. If you must use the stock clevis, get some fuel tubing on them to lower the possibility of failure.
Feb 14, 2013, 04:54 AM
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Alpha, the workshop is on fire...


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(1.6mr scratchbuilt wing from K20 white foam with 72dm2 total surface).
(To compare sizes, the 2mr raptor has a wing surface of 39dm2) !!!
Feb 14, 2013, 09:32 PM
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OK will replace the clevis....anyone have a hobby king link for me?
Thanks!!!
Feb 14, 2013, 09:44 PM
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Hey alpha1, any chance I could see a picture of how you mounted/wired you RC rx on the wing? I can't get seem to reduce noise in my setup and need to reconfigure. Just wondering how you extended the wires and implanted into the wing. Thanks


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Feb 15, 2013, 01:38 AM
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OK will replace the clevis....anyone have a hobby king link for me?
Thanks!!!
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8421

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8611
Feb 15, 2013, 08:46 AM
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I destoyed my wing the other day after going on a long journey and not having enough power to get me back home. It can be fixed but i'd rather get a new main wing. Fusealage survived.

Where can i get spare parts for the raptor? HK doesnt have any parts.
Feb 15, 2013, 10:45 AM
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thanks!

by the way, if anyone has a rilfe cleaning station, i found it works well as a work bay for the fpv raptor...

Feb 15, 2013, 11:52 AM
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I destoyed my wing the other day after going on a long journey and not having enough power to get me back home. It can be fixed but i'd rather get a new main wing. Fusealage survived.

Where can i get spare parts for the raptor? HK doesnt have any parts.
Sorry to hear that.
Regarding parts, I bought a set of raptor wings from a site in Sweden, but you are located in the States... So....
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Feb 15, 2013, 12:27 PM
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Been searching with no luck. I'll email hobby king.
Feb 15, 2013, 12:35 PM
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I couldn't find a site with spare part after I also shattered my wing. So I ended up purchasing a whole new raptor as a spare.
Feb 15, 2013, 12:51 PM
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I couldn't find a site with spare part after I also shattered my wing. So I ended up purchasing a whole new raptor as a spare.
This is the way to go! I have yet to bust my Raptor but I rest easy ay night knowing I have a BIG pile of Raptor parts!
Feb 15, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Been searching with no luck. I'll email hobby king.
here are parts http://www.throttlestore.com/spare_p...o.aspx?lang=EN
Feb 15, 2013, 05:17 PM
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This is the shop I meant.
Its in Norway, not Sweden. My mistake.
Very good service, quick shipping and everything carefully packed.

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