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Mar 11, 2012, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by mtwargo
JUst for the record guys... I was just sent a 48 inch superlight edge.. It is being built right now. I should have a video by the end of the week. So for all those interested in its performance...
Who makes it? Is it another HK?
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Mar 11, 2012, 06:49 PM
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Too late, Michael, I already ordered a Slick. With the servos Steve recommended.

Steve (JetPlaneFlyer), I'd be interested in knowing what and where you reinforced.

And I will hold you all personally responsible if it doesn't work out. No, of course I won't! I love the advice you guys are dispensing.
Mar 11, 2012, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by mtwargo
JUst for the record guys... I was just sent a 48 inch superlight edge.. It is being built right now. I should have a video by the end of the week. So for all those interested in its performance...
So which one is it Michael?

Is it the one with the curved up wing tips as in; http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...%5FARF%5F.html
Mar 11, 2012, 06:52 PM
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Got home from Vegas and started the assembly. So far the only hiccups were: (1) wing tabs to the fuse. Both holes were off so I had to enlogated the holes to so they line up with the blind nuts, and (2) one of the four servos stuck solid. Upon opening of the case, I discovered one of the gear broke or the two pieces of a gear came apart. No big deal as I decided to use the 5065MGs for the ail and delegated the 2216MG to the elev and rudd.

... and dummie me, I forgot to add the motor mount when I purchased the HK Slick so now I'm waiting for it to come.
Mar 11, 2012, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by chopper62
Got home from Vegas and started the assembly. So far the only hiccups were: (1) wing tabs to the fuse. Both holes were off so I had to enlogated the holes to so they line up with the blind nuts, and (2) one of the four servos stuck solid. Upon opening of the case, I discovered one of the gear broke or the two pieces of a gear came apart. No big deal as I decided to use the 5065MGs for the ail and delegated the 2216MG to the elev and rudd.

... and dummie me, I forgot to add the motor mount when I purchased the HK Slick so now I'm waiting for it to come.
Chopper, for the wings, the covering where they insert is supposed to be cut off to create an elongated opening and the wing drops into the recess. I had the same issue at the start with the blind nut not lining up, after cutting the covering away the wings slot right in.

What motor mount are you referring to? Is it the cross mount for a NTM motor or something?
Mar 11, 2012, 07:27 PM
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This one....
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...%5FKit%5F.html
Mar 11, 2012, 07:40 PM
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Chopper, for the wings, the covering where they insert is supposed to be cut off to create an elongated opening and the wing drops into the recess. I had the same issue at the start with the blind nut not lining up, after cutting the covering away the wings slot right in.

What motor mount are you referring to? Is it the cross mount for a NTM motor or something?
Oops! Yes ... I can feel the recess. Turnigy motor. Thanks.
Mar 11, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Standing by on that one cuz. I ain't got no Edge action
Mar 11, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by bigroger
So which one is it Michael?

Is it the one with the curved up wing tips as in; http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...%5FARF%5F.html
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Wow 100 grams lighter than the previous one with a larger wingspan. Maybe juuust maybe.
Mar 11, 2012, 08:06 PM
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/\/\ and you can get it from the US warehouse
Mar 11, 2012, 08:08 PM
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flat tail surfaces though thats why I like this slick "airfoiled"
Mar 11, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by bonner
Don't know why the the extension arms are so curved. The servos are at their center point in the pictures. Hate to change the servos travel with sub trim or by moving the the arm a couple of clicks just to center the end of the arm. That would restrict the travel of the servo in one direction. Oh well, we will figure it out.
The shape of the arm has no bearing on the servo travel, only the position of the linkage hole in relation to the output shaft. Just imagine a straight line from the shaft to the hole, this is the length of the moment arm in relation to the amount of force the servo can exert on the linkage. At neutral the position of the linkage along with the connecting rod should make a right angle to the servo output shaft. I don't know if I'm explaining this very clearly, if I could draw you a picture you would see what I'm saying and would understand why the shape of the arm dosn't matter, only the position of the hole for the linkage in relation to the output shaft and horn on the control surface. Picture this, if you drew lines from the output shaft to the hole in the end of the servo arm, from the hole in the servo arm to the hole in the control horn, and then from the hole in the control horn back to the servo output shaft this shape should be a right triangle where the right angle is at the hole in the end of the servo arm.
Mar 11, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Micheal, you starting a thread on that Edge?
Mar 11, 2012, 08:27 PM
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I think HK really needs to add some quick release wing nuts. BTW, how is there a limit to how many planes can fit in an SUV?
Mar 11, 2012, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by wblacker
I think HK really needs to add some quick release wing nuts. BTW, how is there a limit to how many planes can fit in an SUV?
I just showed that picture to my wife and told her "Look, honey! It could be soooo much worse!"


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