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Old Nov 18, 2012, 01:01 AM
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:40 PM
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AND ! Any movement on the Swist with non-geared setup ?
Old Dec 16, 2012, 08:23 PM
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lol... finally got the right loctite for my Mega pinion... will try and get the motor sorted and put in the El Nino as the cheapy HK motor finally died! Peter, we got a couple of Reverbs, so playing at limited pylon racing with those! Fantastic model for the price..
Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:29 AM
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AND ! Any movement on the Swist with non-geared setup ?
NONE WHAT SO EVER!!!!!!

Despite all your good work, my motivation to build has just evaporated lately despite the fact that I have everything bar the DUP folders (on order from Dean though!) to build a Voodoo Child Replica Swist.

However your latest video might just do the trick for me though....

Swist F5D (2 min 22 sec)


Full discussion of setup here for the unfamilar: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=1803
Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:43 AM
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lol... finally got the right loctite for my Mega pinion... will try and get the motor sorted and put in the El Nino as the cheapy HK motor finally died! Peter, we got a couple of Reverbs, so playing at limited pylon racing with those! Fantastic model for the price..
You never sleep! I loved your Funfighter compressed air launching system too.

I'm off work for a fortnight soon so plan to fly a couple of Summits, remotor my Plasma, fly my X Plane, bolt a Q80-8M into my 27% Gee Bee and get going on my Demon 50 again. Also keen to see Trent to do 210mph with my Parkzone Stryker Q too. Might even have time to start a Swist as well!
Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:34 AM
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Painted up Reverb.. might start putting it together tomorrow.. Plus I really should build my X-Plane too..
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 02:58 PM
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That looks great BM!

What powertrain is going in it?
Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Same cheapie HK motor that was in the El Nino, 5S and 4.75x4.75 folder ... Hopefully this might be a good recipe for limited class F5D type racing. Airframes are super cheap ($180)...
Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:18 PM
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Same cheapie HK motor that was in the El Nino, 5S and 4.75x4.75 folder ... Hopefully this might be a good recipe for limited class F5D type racing. Airframes are super cheap ($180)...
Which HK is it ?
Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:42 PM
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Those new Dr mad thrust motors look interesting, HK might have got themselves a decent inrunner.http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ad_Thrust.html
Old Dec 18, 2012, 08:19 PM
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Ordered a 2200KV version to try in either the ElNino or the Reverb.. will post data logs..
Old Dec 19, 2012, 03:14 AM
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10mm shaft length. 3mm motor mount, 1 mm space in front and you got yourself only 6mm of shaft/spinner grip. Not enough imho.....
Old Dec 19, 2012, 03:23 AM
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Potentially 9.5mm grip, lots of collets extend below spinner bottom. Will try it and see..

Working on the Reverb... it may get a geared setup.. but more likely an outrunner with folder prop.. Depends how the HK inrunner lasts..
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 11:19 PM
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Actually got it together today and ran both my Summits. Unfortunately the BEC in the X Plane appears to have an intermittent connection so it stayed safely on the ground.

Still haven't finished repairing my original chequeboard wing so ran the the starburst wing on both fuselages so I could see how my AJA bladed Leomotion and Koby 90 combo (in the black fuselage) would run.

Let's say I was very happy with the speed and much relieved nothing burnt or broke!

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