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Old Oct 25, 2012, 08:56 AM
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between 65 and 75 %
Expo is an individual thing. Everyone will be different. I run around 50% on this plane.
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 09:02 AM
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I found myself running less expo on this plane than the regular Crack Yak.
Old Oct 25, 2012, 09:04 AM
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Nimbus Dave... Great info... will look forward to your comments on the maiden, and maybe some pics of your beauty?
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Ok cdee....will do...cheers...
Old Oct 25, 2012, 09:16 AM
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I found myself running less expo on this plane than the regular Crack Yak.
agree I run less expo as well on the CYL.
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 11:47 AM
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Woohoo!

My CYL is on the USPS truck and should be arriving at my mailbox this afternoon.

So my build will start tonight!


The comments on expo are interesting and I have to ask...

At only 50% expo, what full throw angles are you guys using for the top 3D rate?


Thanks,

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 12:20 PM
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Well I got to get one of these. I have some 550 packs that weigh 32g but may go lighter.

On the lite set up what flight times are people getting on the 360 2s packs.

Are most people using the 19g motor they sell or the 24?

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 02:07 PM
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We're seeing about 5 1/2 mins with a 2s 360mah pack while not hitting LVC. Its funny since you can feel / hear the power starting to drop that last min of flight but still have plenty of power left to enjoy since you don't reach the LVC point. I saw 6 1/2 min's the other day with just flying mixed patterns etc. Pretty cool how more efficient the power system is on these Lite models.
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 02:12 PM
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Pretty cool how more efficient the power system is on these Lite models.
That's truly outstanding performance when you also consider that it's driving three digital servos.

Great job and kudos to the design team.

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 02:12 PM
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Awesome thanks
Old Oct 25, 2012, 03:20 PM
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I asked earlier and didn't get an answer... how do you measure max throw?

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 03:28 PM
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I use one of these; it's a good investment: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...&storeId=10051
Old Oct 25, 2012, 03:42 PM
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I asked earlier and didn't get an answer... how do you measure max throw?

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See my RCG blog post.https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=319558

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I use one of these; it's a good investment: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...&storeId=10051
This is exactly what I use and what I have in the aforementioned blog post.
Old Oct 25, 2012, 03:57 PM
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I have a digital pitch gauge... would that work?


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Old Oct 25, 2012, 04:21 PM
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What do you guys think is the best prop? and can someone link it? thanks
Old Oct 25, 2012, 09:22 PM
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Hey Guys,
I just flew my Crack Yak Lite for the first time...AWESOME!! This plane has the precision of a big plane but the hucking ability of a foamie. It flies a lot slower but it can still kick it into high gear when it wants to. I am running the GWS 8 by 4.3 prop from the twisted hobbys website.The Crack Yak Lite can hover better than original Crack Yak. This is a plane worth talking about.It was so dark that I couldn't shoot any video. Hope to get some good video soon!
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