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Dec 11, 2012, 01:54 PM
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Dec 11, 2012, 07:09 PM
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I need to out line the grey from the blue on the canopy better with a black marker. I also didnt coat the canopy with the poly im not sure if i like it, but i do deffrently like the shap alot more. When i finish this build ill fix the bugs in the plans i made and post them.

Tommaro ill add the airbrake, right now im getting pretty shaky and need to call it a day. Also the pic of the buttom shows how im gonna make a hatch for easy access to all the electronics.
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Dec 11, 2012, 08:56 PM
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I open up more room in the fuse so i can push the lipo as far back as i can and i think the CG will be easy to achieve.

I want to replace the wire from the ESC with 26 gauge copper magnet wire but can it withstand amps needed?
Last edited by chester2240; Dec 12, 2012 at 08:28 AM.
Dec 12, 2012, 06:02 AM
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That thing looks dynamite!!!
Incredible paint work as well...I really need to invest in a spraybrush, ,would be a nice addition to the tool kit!
Please keep the pics coming................Chris
Dec 12, 2012, 08:28 AM
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This is the cheapy airbrush from hobbyking i like it alot but im gonna invest in a iwata or a badger soon.
Dec 12, 2012, 11:49 AM
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for the money its hard to beat a badger 150 duel action
Dec 13, 2012, 02:02 PM
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All im waiting for now is the Rx, 2servos from HK and the 25mm shroud from shapeways and GP30mm rotor (i have a GWS30 rotor also)
Dec 20, 2012, 12:19 AM
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Good news shapways just shipped out my shroud and my servos and rx are in NY so i will have this jet ready next week So ill get the vertical stabilizers done and the carnards made this saturday, ive aready made the evelons but havent posted any pics of them yet but they look good!
Dec 20, 2012, 01:44 PM
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I got the shrouds today but one of them is missing the middle i hope they send a replacement .Luckly i got 2

So i read that coating the shroud with epoxy makes it strong should i do this?
Last edited by chester2240; Dec 20, 2012 at 03:50 PM.
Dec 20, 2012, 03:42 PM
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I would. Especially around the motor mount area internally.
Dec 20, 2012, 05:28 PM
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Again...I've been having nothing but problems with them lately. I'll make sure another set gets sent to you.
Dec 21, 2012, 10:31 AM
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I used epoxy all over the inside and on the mounting tabs.
I got the rotor cut and motor attached to the ESC but it gets to 25% then cuts power, so im gonna take it to the hobby shop and program it there.
But even at 25% this thing has some power !
Last edited by chester2240; Dec 21, 2012 at 10:38 AM.
Dec 21, 2012, 03:53 PM
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Im having some problems the motor gets to around 25% throttle (50% on 2s)and then start acting funny, it sound alot like a race car that reached its rpm limit. My guess the timming is off

I smoked a fet on the cc10amp pheonix esc so thats dead. The hobby store near by has a CC thunderbird 18amp ESC will this work?

The ESC in the video is a hobbyking 30amp blueseries just for testing
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Dec 21, 2012, 09:39 PM
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I think i know what i did wrong, i set the CC esc to 24khz and i should of set it to 8khz. I was thinking because the RPM was so high it needed a higher khz.
Next week ill go shoping for a cc 25amp pheonix esc.

This is a 9pole outrunner and around 10turns.
Dec 22, 2012, 06:24 AM
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I have better results with the 25 CC esc


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