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Jul 15, 2009, 05:04 PM
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The engineering diagram shows that tabs that I cut off.
I replaced the diagram with a better one.
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Jul 15, 2009, 05:10 PM
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Trailing edge side view


Trailing edge Side view
Jul 15, 2009, 05:36 PM
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Trailing Edge


Yes that picture did seem to clear up the issue. I could not see exactly how the crutch was supposed to attach. Now I can see that.
Jul 15, 2009, 07:40 PM
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This post was removed because it was not relevant or constructive to the thread.
Last edited by jkarpy; Jul 15, 2009 at 08:24 PM. Reason: Unfair complaint
Jul 16, 2009, 11:21 AM
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I apologize for my last post


I still think the Slow Stick X is an excellent plane.
Jul 17, 2009, 08:33 AM
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Just received my SSX wing kit yesterday, Looked over the balsa and laser cutting, and all I can say is every manufacturer should use this as an example of how to put a kit on the market. Reading through the instructions, watching the construction video's, and am highly impressed.
Photos when I can find time to get started!
Jul 30, 2009, 05:18 PM
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motors


Hello all, new user here with a beautiful new SSX ARF on the workbench.

I've sifted through most of the SSX build thread, there are TONS of great info on this incredible airplane!

But my head is spinning with respect to motors. The instructions recommend the BP A2212-13, but I've seen numerous others mentioned in here such as the Hacker A20-22L, the axi 2217/16, and the E-flite Park 450. Based on the specs, it looks like the A2212-13 is a little lower powered than the others, but I've flown the RealFlight model w/ the A2212-13 and it seems to perform just fine.

I'm getting some other E-flite items so I'm leaning towards the Park 450 while I'm at it. Is this a good choice? I don't want to set any speed records, but I want to be able to climb when necessary.
Jul 30, 2009, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by dakota2112
Hello all, new user here with a beautiful new SSX ARF on the workbench.

I've sifted through most of the SSX build thread, there are TONS of great info on this incredible airplane!

But my head is spinning with respect to motors. The instructions recommend the BP A2212-13, but I've seen numerous others mentioned in here such as the Hacker A20-22L, the axi 2217/16, and the E-flite Park 450. Based on the specs, it looks like the A2212-13 is a little lower powered than the others, but I've flown the RealFlight model w/ the A2212-13 and it seems to perform just fine.

I'm getting some other E-flite items so I'm leaning towards the Park 450 while I'm at it. Is this a good choice? I don't want to set any speed records, but I want to be able to climb when necessary.
If I had a choice, I would use the BP 2212-13. It is cheaper and I get longer flights than with the park 450 with plenty of vertical power. Plus the E-flite motor is more than twice the price.
Jul 31, 2009, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by dakota2112
Hello all, new user here with a beautiful new SSX ARF on the workbench.


But my head is spinning with respect to motors. The instructions recommend the BP A2212-13, but I've seen numerous others mentioned in here such as the Hacker A20-22L, the axi 2217/16, and the E-flite Park 450. Based on the specs, it looks like the A2212-13 is a little lower powered than the others, but I've flown the RealFlight model w/ the A2212-13 and it seems to perform just fine.

I'm getting some other E-flite items so I'm leaning towards the Park 450 while I'm at it. Is this a good choice? I don't want to set any speed records, but I want to be able to climb when necessary.
I am using the 2830-09 from Heads Up RC, it is a 400 class 850kv and for $18.95 it is hard to beat! It comes with a prop adapter and X mount to boot! Here is the link,
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...lectric/Detail
Jul 31, 2009, 08:25 AM
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I am using the 2830-09 from Heads Up RC, it is a 400 class 850kv and for $18.95 it is hard to beat! It comes with a prop adapter and X mount to boot! Here is the link,
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...lectric/Detail
Terrific, another candidate motor. You're not helping!

I've got options paralysis like I've never had it before. I think I'm going to go with Mr. Karpy's OEM recommendation at least initially. I plan to use the Castle Creations 36A controller to allow for future upgrades though.
Aug 02, 2009, 06:28 PM
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Go with a MicroDan motor.
Aug 02, 2009, 06:52 PM
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Go with a MicroDan motor.
+1 dude i got a micro dan motor on a hot rod nikitis foamie that is heavier than the ssx..sick power.Dans motors are bad to the bone.
Aug 02, 2009, 07:12 PM
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+1 dude i got a micro dan motor on a hot rod nikitis foamie that is heavier than the ssx..sick power.Dans motors are bad to the bone.
+2. I don't have one on my SSX, but I put one on my EPP SR-71, and it makes incredible thrust for the amps it draws.
Aug 06, 2009, 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by saito56
I am using the 2830-09 from Heads Up RC, it is a 400 class 850kv and for $18.95 it is hard to beat! It comes with a prop adapter and X mount to boot! Here is the link,
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...lectric/Detail
Does anyone know if this motor will work with the Millennium Outrunner motor mount?
Aug 06, 2009, 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by cactus
Does anyone know if this motor will work with the Millennium Outrunner motor mount?
Yes, it will definitely fit.

James


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