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Aug 10, 2005, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by LoopingFred
Hi there,

A short video of my slope mate Patrick's Voodoo :

http://gliderireland.modelisme.com/i.../Voodooweb.wmv
(3.3 mb)

Another video will come soon... Note the slow motion in the video in order to see a bit of the voodoo.... Fast fast fast !
I can't remember the setup of his machine, but if interrested, I can ask Patrick !

Enjoy !

Fred
Yes please let us know the set up including servos !!!

Chris
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Aug 10, 2005, 07:52 AM
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Ok, I ask Patrick Now.
I post the answer asap !

Btw, I watch the video again... The problem is that you can't feel the speed of this racer on the video...
A new one is on the way without slow motion... Don't forget the valiums !!

Fred
Aug 11, 2005, 02:37 AM
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Hi There,

Here is Patrick's setup :

Motor : Mega 16/15/3
25 amp esc
Prop : 5x4.3 cam prop
Battery : 8 cells GP1100
Graupner servos.
You can contact Patrick via this address : http://www.greenhobbymodel.com

Another video to come soon !

Fred
Aug 11, 2005, 06:51 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LoopingFred
Hi There,

Here is Patrick's setup :

Motor : Mega 16/15/3
25 amp esc
Prop : 5x4.3 cam prop
Battery : 8 cells GP1100
Graupner servos.
You can contact Patrick via this address : http://www.greenhobbymodel.com

Another video to come soon !

Fred
Thanks for set up. Reason I ask is I also have a Vooddoo. Set up;

# Mega 16/15/3

# 25 amp esc cc

# 1500 ma 3s lipo rated to 20 C

# Waypoint servos

# 4.5x4.1 APC

Pulls 25 amp static and approx 35k rpm. This thing hoots !!!!

Look forward to new video.

Chris
Aug 11, 2005, 08:41 AM
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With Lipos ! Waahooo ! 8)

I Push Patrick hard to put Lipos on his Voodoo !!

New video will be on line tomorrow...

Fred
Aug 12, 2005, 02:44 AM
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Hello again,

Et hop, a new Voodoo video added !

It's here : http://gliderireland.modelisme.com/Resources.htm (scroll down a little bit)

Enjoy !!

Fred
Aug 12, 2005, 04:56 AM
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well, if nothing else it turns left well...
Aug 12, 2005, 05:14 AM
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True... but it's a pylon racer aswell... Go fast, turn left !!

That was for the video... Slow turns... very hard to catch !
But you have a few rolls aswell !

Fred
Aug 12, 2005, 07:00 AM
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Nice video! Great music from a cool movie.
Aug 12, 2005, 07:33 AM
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Thanks !

For the music... Deep Purple in a Jam session... RRHHHAAAaaaaaa !!!

Fred
Aug 16, 2005, 04:59 PM
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Hi guy's.

Nice video indeed!

Was wondering what everyone uses as far as flaperons/spoilerons go for landing.

I am used to landing my Hotliners with the ailerons up as far as I can get them. Usualy more then 45 degrees up on both ailerons and some elevator mixed in to keep the nose down.

In the "manual" it states 2mm flaps/ailerons down for landing.

Okey this is not a Hotliner but a Pylon racer. Still, anyone tried the above?

I suppose the problem is the throws on the ailerons and also centering if I increase the throws. What is the max up aileron you can get on your plane?

As far as flying mine, I now have all the bits I need and it should be ready shortly.

Jos.
Aug 17, 2005, 02:10 AM
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Hi Jos,

I think i'll go for the ailerons down with this model. Ailerons up, ok, you break the speed, but the model fall like a stone. With the ailerons down, you can slow down the model much more for a safer landing... This is the option I'll choose.

Any experiences with this setup for a pylon racer ?

Fred
Aug 17, 2005, 03:24 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mavrik
I weighed my final set up tonight at 418 grams AUFW ! I now wait my 4.1x4.1 prop for maiden as current prop 4.7x4.7 pulling around 33 amps, not good !

Yes I feel the need for speed !!

Mav !
Where are you getting the 4.1 x 4.1 prop from?
Aug 17, 2005, 03:30 AM
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Originally Posted by davidleitch
Where are you getting the 4.1 x 4.1 prop from?

APC :

http://apcprop.com/html/prop_list.htm

And some others ( aeronaut...)

Fred
Aug 17, 2005, 06:05 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kimble_Schmitz
Hi guy's.


In the "manual" it states 2mm flaps/ailerons down for landing.

Okey this is not a Hotliner but a Pylon racer. Still, anyone tried the above?
Yes. This works best for the voodoo


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