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Old Feb 05, 2013, 08:40 AM
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Anybody got their Crack Wings yet??
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Post pics and comments if you have. This is fun to build AND fly.... Great new addition to the Crack Family.

Kinda like Quick and Easy keep in the Car Crack...
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:50 AM
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ordered a green one on sunday with the power combo and both prop sizes..

it sure looks like a blast to fly. The vertical takeoff is super cool. seeing just how slow you can take off allready sounds like fun....

what changes in performance do you see between the 2 prop sizes... in the vid i believe your running the larger prop.
Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:54 AM
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ordered a green one on sunday with the power combo and both prop sizes..

it sure looks like a blast to fly. The vertical takeoff is super cool. seeing just how slow you can take off allready sounds like fun....

what changes in performance do you see between the 2 prop sizes... in the vid i believe your running the larger prop.
Yes... video is with the 7 inch prop... have not tried the 6 inch prop yet, but some others have and are very happy with it as well. I think that if you are at a lower elevation the 6 in prop is probably the ticket... I fly at 6000ft and usually go to the high side of the recommended sizes.
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:56 AM
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Twisted Hobbys' Crack Wing Manual is Live....!!
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This is a full blown PDF manual to help with your assembly and setups.
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http://www.twistedhobbys.com/media/C...Manual_01a.pdf
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 08:35 PM
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Nice build thread and video Chris!

I'm excited to be starting work on mine tonight.
Old Feb 05, 2013, 11:08 PM
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+1 there are some nice tips in the manual specifically for setting up your controllers "Elevon" and also setting your max throws which is key for servo longevity. Also installing the servos with dried Welder's Adhesive is a pretty slick new method we like to do on all our EPP models now.
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 08:54 AM
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i cant wait. it'll be my first wing, but from my experience with the quality of TH EPP i just had to.. looks like too much fun to pass up.

crack pitts coming along with it as well...

oh joy.

Old Feb 06, 2013, 10:46 AM
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i cant wait. it'll be my first wing, but from my experience with the quality of TH EPP i just had to.. looks like too much fun to pass up.

crack pitts coming along with it as well...

oh joy.

That will be a great combination of planes, nice choices...!!
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 11:49 AM
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yep. i thought so...

between my CY lite, the wing and the pitts im gonna be one happy guy come this weekend.

just rebuilt a fresh CY lite airframe with all the carbon extras.. the purple and yellow one.. thing looks awesome.
Old Feb 06, 2013, 12:24 PM
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yep. i thought so...

between my CY lite, the wing and the pitts im gonna be one happy guy come this weekend.

just rebuilt a fresh CY lite airframe with all the carbon extras.. the purple and yellow one.. thing looks awesome.
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Nice... ! You got the Twisted Hobbys' Carbon Upgrade Kit...? any pictures?
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 01:58 PM
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not at the moment. but i will take some and post em up in the CY lite thread later today... been meaning to anyways. looks really nice. the cf push rod guides look killer against the purple airframe.

wife sent me a text just now... "ur package came".

WOOOOHOOOO.



i'll get pics of the wing up in the thread as well.
maybe even talk the wife into shooting a maiden vid on the iphone for me.
Old Feb 06, 2013, 09:59 PM
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Got mine built! That is a quick building wing. Looking forward to flying it this weekend.
Old Feb 06, 2013, 10:33 PM
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New meaning for going green Looks great Herc!
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 12:02 AM
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Herc... the Green really looks good..!

Everyone... Build pics and text are up on the first page... also there is a PDF file at the link in that post with more details and special notes. Hope you all enjoy this little wing as much as I am.
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 09:00 AM
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nice herc. love the way it stands up like that.

got the green one myself.

worked on mine just a bit last night. I stopped after making push rods and putting a coating of glue on the servos and the openings for them so i can try out the new method of putting them in without gluing them. i just let it sit overnight.

dont have a soldering iron at the moment. gotta see if i cant get a friend of mine to put some connectors on the motor for me. cant really get any further till then.

she looks great though. printing is nice.


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