Sep 06, 2012, 03:28 PM
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Motor Box.


The Edge uses a two part motor mounting system. A short motor box that you mount a gas engine to, or if building an electric version, there is an extension motor box that must be added. Either way, you must drill holes to mount the motor or extension box. Here is how I did mine....

And...as I don't like firewalls that look like "swiss cheese", I replaced the extension firewall.

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Sep 06, 2012, 03:31 PM
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Pull/pull


Self explanatory.... though not yet shrunk down, I like to put some heat shrink over the cable crimp. The Klein #1006 crimper is my preferred "weapon of choice"....

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Last edited by SteveT.; Sep 06, 2012 at 04:59 PM.
Sep 06, 2012, 03:38 PM
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Stabilizer...


Though most instructions tell you to install the stab early on in the build, I like to install it just before the landing gear, which for me is always the last thing to install....

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Sep 06, 2012, 04:58 PM
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Steve, this is just great. I'm sure a lot of guys will use and appreciate your fine work here.

Sep 06, 2012, 05:00 PM
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Thank you Marty.....

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Sep 06, 2012, 09:41 PM
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Ronbo that is a great vid man! Thanks for sharing.

Really nice flyin' & your death-slide to knife-edge pass is one of my fav moves.

-Buzzed



[ Great song too. Which artist is it? ]
Thanks guys and thanks to Jeff for his great flying and video work.
Also thanks to 3DHS and Scott for a fantastic flying airframe and believe me,this plane flys just as good as it looks. Hope a 50/60cc size is in the pipeline

Buzzed, Artist is Motorcycle,Song is, As the Rush comes,(Above & Beyond Dynaglide Remix) I really should put that in tha credits.
Sep 06, 2012, 10:01 PM
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Thanks guys and thanks to Jeff for his great flying and video work.
Also thanks to 3DHS and Scott for a fantastic flying airframe and believe me,this plane flys just as good as it looks. Hope a 50/60cc size is in the pipeline

Buzzed, Artist is Motorcycle,Song is, As the Rush comes,(Above & Beyond Dynaglide Remix) I really should put that in tha credits.
Thanks!

Yeah, a 50cc Edge would be amazing, huh??

Sep 07, 2012, 10:52 AM
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Thanks!

Yeah, a 50cc Edge would be amazing, huh??

Or a 100cc, I would buy it immediately...
Sep 07, 2012, 11:02 AM
Don't Midair Me, Bro!
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Finally got my motor installed (Motrolfly 5320-300), and all I can say is this plane rocks! This is by far the largest plane I've flown, and it flies so much better than the smaller ones -- so precise and so floaty. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Joe set it up for me. Also, the Futaba 9352 servos are expensive, but they are worth every penny.
Sep 07, 2012, 01:32 PM
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Finally got my motor installed (Motrolfly 5320-300), and all I can say is this plane rocks! This is by far the largest plane I've flown, and it flies so much better than the smaller ones -- so precise and so floaty. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Joe set it up for me. Also, the Futaba 9352 servos are expensive, but they are worth every penny.
Nice looking Dave! You will like!

Rob
Sep 07, 2012, 01:36 PM
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Thanks!

Yeah, a 50cc Edge would be amazing, huh??

Those who patiently wait will eventually be rewarded.

Those who can't will go insane!

Somehow I fit into both of those...
Sep 07, 2012, 01:54 PM
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I'm not crazy/insane....I have release papers to prove it!!!

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Sep 07, 2012, 03:36 PM
3D Sunset Flier
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Those who patiently wait will eventually be rewarded.

Those who can't will go insane!

Somehow I fit into both of those...
Well said!



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I'm not crazy/insane....I have release papers to prove it!!!

SteveT
Hahaha

Sep 07, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Finally got my motor installed (Motrolfly 5320-300), and all I can say is this plane rocks! This is by far the largest plane I've flown, and it flies so much better than the smaller ones -- so precise and so floaty. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Joe set it up for me. Also, the Futaba 9352 servos are expensive, but they are worth every penny.
Man, I would love to fly a plane set up by Joe. That must be amazing, perfect, and fun all wrapped into one.

Sep 07, 2012, 04:03 PM
Don't Midair Me, Bro!
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Man, I would love to fly a plane set up by Joe. That must be amazing, perfect, and fun all wrapped into one.

It is all three.


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