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Old Oct 07, 2012, 08:14 PM
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4400 would be fine, just use some throttle management so you dont get it too hot.

The black retracts would be ok, the grey ones are a little lightweight, I have some of them for the HET 262, its made for them, and I wouldnt use them in a 90mm myself especially if on grass.
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Old Oct 07, 2012, 08:29 PM
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when you say the black ones you mean the metal trunnions?
Old Oct 07, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Get yourself a set of these and never look back. Perfect if you're over 3.0kg and operating on grass.

http://www.pw-rc.com/product_info.ph...fbcrkc9gd8eg85
Old Oct 08, 2012, 01:06 AM
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awesome find thanks.... ill be getting these.... so i need 3x of these correct? is there a different one for the nose gear or 3 of these will do the job? (i have never delt with retracts before) again thanks!

ohh wait, what servos are adequate for this model?

are hitec hs 65hb's doable?? i think their okay....
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 12:59 PM
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double post sorry lol
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 05:08 PM
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decided to paint mine
Old Oct 20, 2012, 05:24 PM
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You will be able to buy decals soon that will work in perfectly with your paint scheme
Old Oct 20, 2012, 07:48 PM
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wow good job!

scunna your not using the nose cone are you? i bet alot of people skip it. mines came with a small split. i might just chuck it
Old Oct 20, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Scunna - do you actually work?? You probably don't have 3 kids and a full time job like i do because mate every time I see you you've got something new ready to fly.

Awesome Mirage. Post some vid when you get it going. All your vids are sweet.

I guess you'll be going with a perfectly balance CS12 (again)??
Old Oct 20, 2012, 08:58 PM
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You will be able to buy decals soon that will work in perfectly with your paint scheme
Soon as you get them Mark let us know because I want some for mine.
Old Oct 29, 2012, 09:28 PM
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whats the average ideal weight on this model on 6s (no retracts) i guess what i want to know is, for good flight behavior whats the weight limit? (im afraid my questions are rather confusing)
Old Nov 07, 2012, 02:52 AM
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I think I might take my retracts out and go with a bungee launch. We have a sealed strip, but it’s always cross wind, our grass strip is better, but I don’t know if I would get it off the ground before the fence! The recommended hook location is 600mm from the nose, but I’m not sure just gluing a ply plate to it is going to hang on with 11kg of tension. Has anyone done this yet?
Old Nov 07, 2012, 05:22 AM
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I think I might take my retracts out and go with a bungee launch. We have a sealed strip, but itís always cross wind, our grass strip is better, but I donít know if I would get it off the ground before the fence! The recommended hook location is 600mm from the nose, but Iím not sure just gluing a ply plate to it is going to hang on with 11kg of tension. Has anyone done this yet?
I have found that the Mirage takes to the air a lot sooner on grass than on a sealed strip. Think the reason is that it is not even and if you get a little bump to get the positive AOA it takes to the air. Just make sure that the retracts and oleos can handle the grass.
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Hand Launch is very easy with the Mirage, just cut slots for fingers in the bottom at the CG area or just in front. I usually dremel out a thumb hole and a slot for the fingers, works great. Its about the most non event HL model around, the stability means it just floats out on its own.


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