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Aug 22, 2018, 11:50 AM
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SABAVIO KR84 Tortuga

Just got this in.

Please post your setups here.

If anyone would like closeups please let me know and I will post.
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Aug 22, 2018, 11:51 AM
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Coming soon
Aug 22, 2018, 11:59 AM
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Aug 22, 2018, 03:09 PM
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The size is slightly larger than a Funjet.

My setup so far is MKS 6130 servos for the wings and MKS HV75K for the canards.

Motor for now it's what I have HET 1W-40

ESC 100 lite with Jeti MUI

BATT 4S 3000 70C

NOT IDEAL I know..

So far kit quality look OK except for the cracks around the motor area

Paint is a matte like finish.
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Aug 23, 2018, 06:46 AM
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Thank you for starting the thread!

Got mine a week ago.
Waiting on parts to start.

Motor: Dr Mad Thrust (same as HET 2W-30)
Prop/s: Will play with various ones later (4.75x4.75, 5x5, 6x4...)
ESC: Castle Edge 100A
Bat: HK Graphene 6S 3000mah 65C-130C
Wing Servos: Turnigy TGY-777
Canard Servo: TGY-210DMH

Plane very well built and great build instructions.

Found one issue right off.
The canard shafts were too small and don't get clamped by the coupler.
Great support from BR in Italy though...
New ones shipped 2 days ago and are to arrive today!
Aug 23, 2018, 07:09 AM
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This is a new name for an old plane, the Baiojet. There are a lot of setups for the Baiojet if you search it.

One thing to know is that adding the canard moves CG 20mm forward, so if you are tail heavy, drop the canard and CG moves back 20mm.

To go fast and still hand launch, go turbine!! larger props will cause torque problems. The little 6S parkflyer setup suggested by SAB is fine to hand launch though, not too bad torque on the 5" props. 6-7" is worse.


Only the T25 engine and initial testing...
Baiojet Kolibri T25, 375km/h (4 min 16 sec)
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Aug 23, 2018, 09:42 AM
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If goal is single top speed passes followed by cool down glides, you will need at least Edge 130A ESC pushed well past 150A on ground.
Donít forget heat sink(s) for motor.

Aug 23, 2018, 06:39 PM
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Thank you.

I was thinking of doing a 6s setup as well as I have a kontronik 100A Jive......
Aug 23, 2018, 08:01 PM
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Size next to a Fun jet
Aug 23, 2018, 08:15 PM
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Replacement canards came and are perfect.

First round of electronics came in today.
Canard servo fits well.
Wing servos fit nice, and the metal arm that comes with them fit the SAB sullivans without any play!

Plan to start fitting and gluing tomorrow.
Aug 24, 2018, 09:35 AM
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While I wait to see what SAB will do to fix my motor section I decided to get the servos ready.

I notched the servo frames so the wires will not kink.

Also I think I have a linkage setup that will be strong and lite
Aug 24, 2018, 11:47 AM
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Here I have the servo and linkage dry fitted.

Now how do I glue the frame in strait.

Note the servo and frame can not go in together.

You glue the frame then mount the servo
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Aug 24, 2018, 11:51 AM
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Henke, slightly off topic but the maiden on the P20 Turbine Funjet 3.0 went flawlessly...cant wait to build and fly the Turbine Tortuga! thanks for your advice on the P20 placement into the FJU....
Aug 24, 2018, 11:55 AM
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Thanks again Henke!
Aug 24, 2018, 11:58 AM
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now back to the TORTUGA! sorry to hijack your thread Timmy, just wanted to share...

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