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Old Dec 01, 2012, 08:24 PM
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I just received my Super Sky Suffer from BH, Their are several enhancements that have been made to the wing and tail spar. their is now an internal tube that the wing spar fit's into. as far as the shipping goes, the only cost was $10.00 and that covered the extra cost of the 5' tall package.
What do you mean enhancements? Umm...did you know there was always wing tubes and one long spar fits into?
Can you clarify what you mean about the tail especially? Oh, and can you take any pictures? Thanks.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 12:10 AM
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That is an insane flight time! i'm tired of only getting 12 minutes on my bix =)

Thanks for going to the effort of getting the #s and posting them here!

I think i better go camp outside the post office until my plane shows up... should be within a few days!
Only 12 minutes? Out of a bixler?? Yesterday morning I flew my Bix2 for 39 minutes out to 3.2km, 2826/1400 Turnigy with 4000mah 3S... even with a 2600 batt I easily achieve 15-20 mins, that's cruising around at 1/3-1/2 throttle 8-9 amps 40-50kph
Old Dec 02, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Only 12 minutes? Out of a bixler?? Yesterday morning I flew my Bix2 for 39 minutes out to 3.2km, 2826/1400 Turnigy with 4000mah 3S... even with a 2600 batt I easily achieve 15-20 mins, that's cruising around at 1/3-1/2 throttle 8-9 amps 40-50kph
i only run a 3S 1800 usually. I'll have to try a larger load, but my super sky surfer is coming in this week so my attention will be away from the bix for quite a while :P
Old Dec 02, 2012, 12:35 AM
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i only run a 3S 1800 usually. I'll have to try a larger load, but my super sky surfer is coming in this week so my attention will be away from the bix for quite a while :P
that explains that then
Old Dec 02, 2012, 12:39 AM
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that explains that then
i don't know how you do it, my bix is already pretty heavy, you launch that thing with rails?? =)
Old Dec 02, 2012, 07:34 AM
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i don't know how you do it, my bix is already pretty heavy, you launch that thing with rails?? =)
lol
nah, just a hand launch
with the 4000 flight batt she's a challenge without a slight headwind, but no problem with a 2600-3300 batt

i'll be doing a short vid of this weekend's flights, I'll post if you like
Old Dec 02, 2012, 09:23 AM
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Has anybody compiled a recommended list of hop/ups for the SSS?
I find suggestions ranging from the common (esc, horn/rods, props), to more sophisticated (motor, etc), to insane (extending fuselage!), but can't find a definite shopping list!

It would be very helpful!!!
Old Dec 02, 2012, 10:16 AM
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Has anybody compiled a recommended list of hop/ups for the SSS?
I find suggestions ranging from the common (esc, horn/rods, props), to more sophisticated (motor, etc), to insane (extending fuselage!), but can't find a definite shopping list!

It would be very helpful!!!
So far the one recommendation i would suggest is changing to 4S capable ESC. Thats All I have done and its great!

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Old Dec 02, 2012, 10:20 AM
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excitement and failure...

Got my FPV gear on the SSS... went to power up, everything looks great but my Tilt servo for the camera :/ guess it was a bad one... So i pulled out the glue gun and glued the pan tilt in a fixed position! Im not going to have something like that ruin my FPV maiden!

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Old Dec 02, 2012, 12:42 PM
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lol
nah, just a hand launch
with the 4000 flight batt she's a challenge without a slight headwind, but no problem with a 2600-3300 batt

i'll be doing a short vid of this weekend's flights, I'll post if you like
please do!
Old Dec 02, 2012, 02:06 PM
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Has anybody compiled a recommended list of hop/ups for the SSS?
I find suggestions ranging from the common (esc, horn/rods, props), to more sophisticated (motor, etc), to insane (extending fuselage!), but can't find a definite shopping list!

It would be very helpful!!!
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...6#post22886340
Old Dec 02, 2012, 04:40 PM
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Ok... FPV'd!

I only got 45 min of flight but thats probably because of 15-20mph winds... had to stay on the throttle more :/

Going to try again this afternoon...

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Blowing VERY hard for a stinking week, now raining and hailing sideways !! argggg !
Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:35 PM
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Blowing VERY hard for a stinking week, now raining and hailing sideways !! argggg !
yeah, that would blow =)
Old Dec 02, 2012, 10:17 PM
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yeah, that would blow =)
The wind don't really blow in Idaho its just that Utah sucks !!


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