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Jul 03, 2012, 10:59 AM
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MPI has them


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Jul 03, 2012, 11:17 AM
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I just bought the last set Esprit had.....sorry!

http://www.espritmodel.com/airplanes...-spoilers.aspx
Hobbyclub has them. Their picture shows red color, but the measurements are overall the same. Price is $120. ($15 more than Esprite) .
Jul 03, 2012, 11:27 AM
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Oooooo red! If mine aren't red I'm going to paint them.....all the cool kids are doing it!
Jul 03, 2012, 11:47 AM
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Mine from Esprite aren't red, but they will be!
Jul 03, 2012, 12:09 PM
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Do like the red ones......red it is!

Suggestions on rudder servo?

LP
Jul 03, 2012, 12:20 PM
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Tom -- I'll take you up on your offer to fly it this weekend. Now with spoilers I may have a fighting chance of landing it.


BTW, I bought up the entire North American supply. Tom got the last ones. Selling them for $279.95 plus 16.50 shipping.
Jul 03, 2012, 04:35 PM
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No problem Steve.....it still won't have spoilers...they just shipped this afternoon so they will not be in the plane for this weekend. You really don't need them as long as you plan and don't come in to high....it lands like a pussycat!
Jul 03, 2012, 06:54 PM
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Mine arrived today with minor road rash on the boxes but no damage to any of the plane. Fuse, wings, rud, & el all wrapped in bubble wrap & taped to each other & the box to keep them from floating around. All the pieces fit in my Jetta station wagon so I really don't have to use a roof top box. The fun begins.
Jul 03, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Dang I want one of these. I hope Tower is still stocking them in a few months.
Jul 03, 2012, 08:16 PM
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Watch that tape......the residue that it leaves behind is nasty......I haven't found anything yet to clean it off. I ended up just cutting the tape at the servo covers rather then peel it off and have to deal with the sticky messit leaves behind.
Jul 03, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Watch that tape......the residue that it leaves behind is nasty......I haven't found anything yet to clean it off. I ended up just cutting the tape at the servo covers rather then peel it off and have to deal with the sticky messit leaves behind.
Lacquer thinner takes it right off. Acetone works too, but evaporates faster, so the lacquer thinner is better. Paint thinner is way too slow. Just dampen the corner of a paper towel, and the adhesive will disolve and wipe away in a couple of tries. Just keep using a clean piece of towel to prevent smearing the dissolved adhesive back on the covering. Neither solvents hurt the Orocover, but Don't get it on the edges, as it can disolve and loosen the covering adhesive along the edges. Also, when removing the tape, pull it straight back on itself and not straight up, or it'll stretch the covering, and pull it loose from the balsa. I wouldn't leave the tape on, because it can turn into a gummy, dirty mess in the sun. I've Never seen such gummy tape.
Jul 03, 2012, 09:45 PM
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Cool.....I was afraid that lacquer thinner might eat the covering......I'll try some tomorrow.
Jul 03, 2012, 10:41 PM
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I ford either gun wash or metho works a treat for me.....
Jul 04, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Ours showed up today. One box looked like it got kicked hard in one end. Both were wet. The planes were ok. I got started tonight. All tail servos and linkages in, shim made for the horizontal. In the morning I will build the wiring harness. Hope to maiden it Sunday.

Mark
Jul 04, 2012, 06:37 PM
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Mark,

Would you please list the servos you are using?
I want to be in the ball park with my selection.

LP


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