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Aug 16, 2012, 07:14 AM
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Aug 16, 2012, 10:44 AM
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Here's all my current models and times
Do you work?

Seriously where do you find the time for all that flying?!!!

Man I wanna retire and have a flight log with that many hours of flying.
Aug 16, 2012, 02:51 PM
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Cool as Sh&^& Just downloaded to my iPhone. Saves keeping a paper logbook. I just got a second iPad to use with my Hitec telemetry system when out in the field. This logbook rounds out the toys. Thanks for the info.....
Aug 16, 2012, 02:59 PM
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It's epic and on quiet nights it's cool going back over and reading some of the comments I put in
I fly every sat sun morn and afternoon for a couple hours and try to get out once or twice after work during the week but then my flyin fields is 7 min from my house
Aug 16, 2012, 07:42 PM
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It's epic and on quiet nights it's cool going back over and reading some of the comments I put in
I fly every sat sun morn and afternoon for a couple hours and try to get out once or twice after work during the week but then my flyin fields is 7 min from my house
About the same has me. My field is 3 miles from the house and a real paved runway over 4000 ft.
Aug 18, 2012, 06:35 AM
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About the same has me. My field is 3 miles from the house and a real paved runway over 4000 ft.
Damn if I had that much room to play in I'd have a turbine and be divorced
Aug 19, 2012, 01:48 PM
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Damn if I had that much room to play in I'd have a turbine and be divorced

Dump the wife and get the turbine!!!
Aug 19, 2012, 02:58 PM
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Dump the wife and get the turbine!!!
If she really loved you she would understand your need for a turbine...
Aug 19, 2012, 08:21 PM
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If she really loved you she would understand your need for a turbine...
Just tell her it's something that vibrates and she can sit on it anytime she wants.
Aug 21, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Elevator sticky


Hey Guys,
Has anybody had problems with the elevator being "sticky?" Mine tends not to center that well. Cut a little foam away, or replace the hinges?
Any ideas.
Kevin
Aug 21, 2012, 08:56 PM
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Hey Guys,
Has anybody had problems with the elevator being "sticky?" Mine tends not to center that well. Cut a little foam away, or replace the hinges?
Any ideas.
Kevin
Had a lot of trouble with the Rudder sticking but not the elevator. It worked itself loose after sometime as well, also installed a better servo which seemed to help as well.
Aug 22, 2012, 01:13 PM
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Yeah you're right. I've asked HK for know if there is shaft spacers with this product. I'm waiting the answer. Edit: there are no shaft spacers with it.
What the diameter of the hole shaft on your 2-3/4" DuBro spinner?
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Please answer.!

And i've an other question about it:

When you fix it, or other same spinner, on your shaft motor, the only thing that is holding it, it's the bolt isn't it? (here in red)
this is not a bit light for the flight?

Click to zoom.
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Aug 23, 2012, 01:40 PM
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to see if I understand my English is very bad lol
I received this plane todaymotor base which screws next to the wooden base is not completely straight, this makes the engine is a little to the right
Has anyone had this same design flaw?
I put two washers on both bolts right to the engine is as straight as possible, would be nice?

The last question less important:the pilot no included?
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Aug 23, 2012, 02:22 PM
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joselu,
the motor pointing to the right is called 'right thrust" & i believe most r/c planes have that built in & also some 'down thrust'.
i didn't get a pilot figure with mine, i just printed out a picture of a pilot, printed out a mirror image of the pilot, glued both to a piece of foam board & trimmed the foam board to fit. and glued that in the cockpit.
Aug 23, 2012, 02:58 PM
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to see if I understand my English is very bad lol
I received this plane todaymotor base which screws next to the wooden base is not completely straight, this makes the engine is a little to the right
Has anyone had this same design flaw?
I put two washers on both bolts right to the engine is as straight as possible, would be nice?

The last question less important:the pilot no included?
I would put the motor back the way it came...otherwise it will be a B_tch to fly. You could glue the firewall on the foam as it will get loose after a few flights while your in there.


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