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Old Jan 01, 2013, 11:14 AM
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Pherz,

Hadn't been able to get your slow stick off my mind. Just keep thinking of my sorry covering job. What covering did you use? Can you post some still pic of your SS? I think i'll order a wing kit for the first 2013 project and do somthing nice.

Happy New Year All!
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 01:56 PM
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Pherz,

Hadn't been able to get your slow stick off my mind. Just keep thinking of my sorry covering job. What covering did you use? Can you post some still pic of your SS? I think i'll order a wing kit for the first 2013 project and do somthing nice.

Happy New Year All!
Sam
I am not sure if I just uploaded the 3 pictures or not. So I will check back later to see if they got uploaded.
On one of the pictures you see my origianl boring design. At first I went with Rondells and Stars. Then I saw a wing design on another plane and thought that I could do that. So, I did it on paper first and then I cut it out of covering material

I used 4 different covering material colors. It was 3 different brands, Parklite, Econocote, and a some Monokote. I tried to keep the overlap as small as possible, about 1/4 inch. The red is the bottom layer and it simply a ribbon of material.

I hope this helps. You made my day!

I am lucky, we have a laser at work, so I cut out the shapes there.
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 02:49 PM
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WOW! Lazer cut design on a lazer cut plane! THX
Old Jan 01, 2013, 03:28 PM
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If I did not have a laser available this could still be done, but, with more difficulty.

Before I thought of using the laser, I thought of doing a bubble motif. Using drinking glasses as circular templates of different sizes (and many razors). I thought this could be interesting. And the side advantage is when I get a puncture in the covering, I would a have a pre-designed patch kit. With a few colors of scrap material you could make a real cool design.
Old Jan 08, 2013, 12:58 AM
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If I did not have a laser available this could still be done, but, with more difficulty.

Before I thought of using the laser, I thought of doing a bubble motif. Using drinking glasses as circular templates of different sizes (and many razors). I thought this could be interesting. And the side advantage is when I get a puncture in the covering, I would a have a pre-designed patch kit. With a few colors of scrap material you could make a real cool design.
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 02:14 PM
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Going to start cutting your own?

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Old Jan 19, 2013, 07:27 PM
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Sending James email


Hello James,

I just was on your flyerc.com website. I could not find an email address on that site to communicate with you. So, I went back to your millennium site and got your email as sales@millenniumrc.com and sent you an email

I am writing to you here because I know you monitor this site. If you do not get that email, let me know where you want it sent.

Thanks, Peter
Old Mar 30, 2013, 09:25 PM
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James, got my SSX in air after sitting on the shelf for several months. Problem is it is very pitch sensitive. Can't find any of the instructions but I think the CG should be 1 1/2 - 2 " behind main spar. Is this correct? Also, where should the wing be located on the beam?
Old Mar 31, 2013, 03:34 PM
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James, got my SSX in air after sitting on the shelf for several months. Problem is it is very pitch sensitive. Can't find any of the instructions but I think the CG should be 1 1/2 - 2 " behind main spar. Is this correct? Also, where should the wing be located on the beam?
My cg is 1/2 inch behind main spar. The plane flies beautifully.
Old Mar 31, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Thanks I found the instructions on page 107. I moved the wing forward and set the CG to 1/2" and turned the controls down. Its doing great now l didn't believe it would really fly as well inverted as up right. But it does.

I am wanting more motor control at slow speed. My motor will not start until about half throttle. I have a 25 amp speed control. Is control a factor of the cheep controller, the 25 amp controller or the motor size. Would like to be able fly around slow and low.
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Thanks I found the instructions on page 107. I moved the wing forward and set the CG to 1/2" and turned the controls down. Its doing great now l didn't believe it would really fly as well inverted as up right. But it does.

Started playing with the flaps have you used them?
i have not set up flaps on this plane. How did you set them up? pictures?

i have them on my radian pro
Old Apr 01, 2013, 01:24 PM
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i have not set up flaps on this plane. How did you set them up? pictures?

i have them on my radian pro
I just used the ailerons as the flap surface and set up flaps on the Dx6i. Cool how you can drop the plane at more than a 45deg angle into the wind. That is one of the reasons I want more slow speed control. With that and a breeze I bet you could land like a helicopter.
Old Apr 02, 2013, 09:41 AM
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Pherz – thanks you for your answers. Dead forum, I guess we are the only two who fly this plane. It’s a shame because it is a really good flying bird. Must have fallen in the discarded unsupported airplane bin.
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There are three flying at my field. I guess we don't have much to say; to busy flying.

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