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Old Oct 06, 2006, 04:15 PM
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150% you say.
I think that should work well for one of my 400XT's.
I wonder what the expected AUW will be.

Bob
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Old Oct 07, 2006, 07:20 AM
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Sand... TOG (Thatovalguy ) can usually be found on any of EWO's threads ... basically the process involves using a hot tip , melting lightly through the foam skin and laying in a fine bead of hot glue .... like welding Produces a flexible , lasting join...eliminates having to remove skin at gluing locations ... too hot and you'll end UP with some serious melting ... practice on scrap first
Old Oct 07, 2006, 09:13 PM
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DDD ready to maiden ... AUW 6.25 oz. w/o batt... j250 C geared/9x6 APC prop ...simplified profile cabin version ... ... Sorry, I couldn't help myself !!! Flight report tomorrow .... pics too if MS brings camera...
Old Oct 07, 2006, 11:24 PM
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DDD ready to maiden ... AUW 6.25 oz. w/o batt... j250 C geared/9x6 APC prop ...simplified profile cabin version ... ... Sorry, I couldn't help myself !!! Flight report tomorrow .... pics too if MS brings camera...

Unfortunately, I won't be bringing the camera... Or myself for that matter

I wasn't able to start on the house alarm until late this afternoon due to a b-day party that we couldn't get out of... Got about 1/2 of the alarm done before I had to start pulling wires underground to the shed. Had to make a trip to the home depot for some conduit, etc. etc. etc... Will have to spend tomorrow finishing the alarm since I promised the wife I'd have it done before we left for vacation next week.

Next time...

-mike s.
Old Oct 08, 2006, 06:24 AM
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Well , that won't be any FUN ...
Old Oct 09, 2006, 09:23 AM
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Maidened the DDD yesterday .... Cut some half moon shapes in the bottom wing for fingergrips , made launching easy .... first flight needed a lot of UP trim .... Cg was spot on , so I landed and moved the CG a bit to the rear ... less Up was needed , and it flew fine.... Mine must have been heavy and didn't fly that slow , and still no flare on landing .... will try lighter stuff and try to move the cg even further aft ... a bigger one(more area) would definitely be a better flyer ... JMO...
Old Oct 09, 2006, 10:55 AM
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Glen: You may have too much prop torque with a 9" prop... I'm running a 7x4. It slows down pretty well, and still has elevon control with the little prop. Weight might be an issue as well, but isn't it always ??
Old Oct 09, 2006, 05:30 PM
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It flies pretty well....

http://video.google.nl/videoplay?doc...79952709055245

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Old Oct 10, 2006, 02:16 AM
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Just finished a new video... still not great but better than my first effort! Plane equipped with a 2908-21 with 11.1 1300 pack, 8/4 prop...

http://media.putfile.com/Duplex-Delta-2

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Old Oct 10, 2006, 02:20 AM
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Oops, motor 2408-21!!! :-) It's late...
Old Oct 10, 2006, 02:22 AM
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Nice Work!
Old Oct 10, 2006, 07:24 AM
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Yesh '... mine is a bit heavy for it's size ... torque was really no problem .... but I was a bit heavy with 2s 1200@1.9 oz, and the j250 + GWS gearbox... a nice cd motor and K350 should haul it around in grand style ... I'd think for my Cheapo setUP, a Double Depron Duplex Delta would be Delightfull ...and would probably accomidate the popular BP-21 nicely ... Still probably get the two wings and all from one sheet of FFF... Way Cool !!!! Next time I might increase the elevon area for more silly stuff .... Dynamic Double Depron Duplex Delta...Blucor makes it Durable ....
Old Oct 10, 2006, 07:30 AM
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Looks right, triguy! I could swear you were flying mine

Glad you got a chance to finally fly it Prop-er Looks like it had you scared most of the flight Welcome to my world!
Old Oct 10, 2006, 08:09 AM
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Thanks Gene.

10mm throws were way too much. I finally settled with 100% expo and 40% DualRate. And it can still turn like nothing else. Haven't had this much fun for a long time. It's really fast with this heavy setup. I think it's turned out very nice

Editing vids is fun too.

I'm allmost finished with the 150% plans. Will try to get them online tomorrow.

Tonight I celebrate my 29th birthday.
Old Oct 10, 2006, 08:37 AM
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29 ... That was so long ago Happy birthday !!!!!!!!!!!!!.... I'll be 58 on the 21 st ...that's twice your age ... Darn , feel 29 ... but who's that old guy in the mirror ??????.....


Will look forward to your bigger plans ...


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