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Oct 08, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Have done the modifications to the controls.
Before CG @ 98mm : Fuselage with supplied pushrods : 653g
pushrods as fitted 39.68g
After CG @ 98mm : Fuselage with teflon tubes & carbon rods : 594 g
Weight saving 59 g
Has certainly tidied up the nose a bit :-)
I haven`t flown it yet so I dont know if there will are real time dramatic improvements but every little bit should help ..
I will get around to weighing the whole model sometime
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Oct 08, 2012, 08:55 PM
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Thanks for the report, Ian.
I'm happy to know that it saved you that much weight.
Its weight that didn't really enhance the model in any way; provided that the pushrod tubes stay glued securely to the fuse sides, you may even notice BETTER tail precision from the plane.

Jan 27, 2013, 01:30 PM
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Hi all,
After one year of use, what is your feeling about the Toba?
What are your settings?
Personally, after the V-Tail rigidified it goes much better.

In flight it gets complicated! I feel the Toba like ballast. Unfortunately it is too soft. Its flight envelope is very reduced!

I just stiffen the fins. I'll let you know after my next flight.

See you soon
Jan 27, 2013, 04:42 PM
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What did you do to make the V-tails more stiff?

Jan 28, 2013, 06:25 AM
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I placed a balsa reinforcement under the lip of waterproofing. I did the same thing on the ailerons. Winning is important but not absolute. The rudders are still a little soft.
My biggest problem concerns the rigidity of the fuselage.

I think it is a good glider but too soft to show what it is capable.

Jan 28, 2013, 07:50 AM
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OK, thank you.

Feb 03, 2013, 08:40 AM
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I just made a flight this morning with the changes. It is incomparable! The glider is much more accurate trajectories and also more reactive. I loved it!

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