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Old 07-28-2017, 12:33 PM
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Plumbing of fuel tanks complete. Very nice tanks. Converted to high flow fittings.
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Old 07-29-2017, 01:08 PM
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Nose gear required shimming to fully retract without interference. NG door servo installed to complete NG installation.
Lighting controller installed.
Fuel shut off valve installed.
Air lines plumbed to retract and brake valve.
Servo leads routed through equipment tray in preparation for CB200 installation.

PS...the photos are hard to load on RCU in correct orientation. Apologies for those that are rotated or distorted.
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Old 07-29-2017, 03:33 PM
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CB200, Cortex Pro, and Mbar sensor added to equipment tray.
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Old 07-31-2017, 06:31 PM
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Lighting controller wired up.
Servo leads connected to CB200.
Cortex Pro connections made.
Antenna mast for receiver 1 antennas to get them as high as possible in canopy area.
Smoke pump installed.
Battery cables started.
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Old 08-01-2017, 03:33 AM
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Looks very nice Jamie!! BTW you will love how it flies. I had so much fun flying the prototype T3.
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Old 08-01-2017, 04:16 AM
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Looking forward to it, Kris! Won't be much longer and we will have them flying!
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Looks very nice Jamie!! BTW you will love how it flies. I had so much fun flying the prototype T3.
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Old 08-02-2017, 01:19 PM
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Another purple valve mount on order! LOL!

(Is it really this hard in 2017 for a forum host to have a photo attachment function that is user friendly??)
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Old 08-02-2017, 03:12 PM
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How do you even post photos?
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Simple enough second icon from the right (paper clips) that bring you to manage attachement...choose files, press upload, check to make sure it did.....close window and preview post to check.....
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:43 PM
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... but half the time they are turned sideways or distort when you open them to view larger. JS

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Simple enough second icon from the right (paper clips) that bring you to manage attachement...choose files, press upload, check to make sure it did.....close window and preview post to check.....
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Yeah, I wish everyone would bail out to another forum or something... the pic thing here is miserable.
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... but half the time they are turned sideways or distort when you open them to view larger. JS
I wont disagree with you but posting them is actually not that hard and this one was with my iPad....which not that long ago I couldn't do
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:02 AM
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Back on topic ... mounting hardware for the strut covers was not included so had to be fabricated. The results were excellent. Wings are now completed. JS
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:18 AM
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Glad someone is posting about the t3. It looks like a great alternative to the havoc and a couple thousand less. I was starting to wonder about the t3 as it came out about the same time as the havoc and you don't see anything about it but there are a bunch of havocs out already.

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Old 08-03-2017, 08:53 AM
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Yeah, like half the price. JS

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Glad someone is posting about the t3. It looks like a great alternative to the havoc and a couple thousand less. I was starting to wonder about the t3 as it came out about the same time as the havoc and you don't see anything about it but there are a bunch of havocs out already.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:38 PM
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More plumbing ... smoke plumbing completed except for smoke sticks. Using the Powerbox Jet smoke pump with dual outputs. Fuel plumbing complete except connection to turbine. Using the Intairco filter and BVM high flow UAT.
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Old 08-04-2017, 11:00 AM
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I am watching enthusiastically!
I'm wondering how this flies versus the rebel pro.

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I am watching enthusiastically!
I'm wondering how this flies versus the rebel pro.

Scott
I think the T-1 flies better and easier than the Rebel and they are very aerobatic, and cost a ton less, like the T-3 which flies the same as the T-1 just bigger for a ton less...
The best part? You aren't paying a huge markup for a name.
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Old 08-05-2017, 05:10 AM
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For price comparison not including shipping, special paint etc

T3, includes retracts $4195

EA Rebel Pro, includes retracts, $6995

EA Havoc, no retracts, $6295
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Old 08-09-2017, 05:51 PM
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Initial turbine fit up. PBS 230N turbine. Pipe mounting , turbine mounting, and smoke stick installation coming up. JS
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Old 08-09-2017, 06:02 PM
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Miscellaneous items. No drip fill valves for smoke and fuel going in. Master power on/off switch for lighting system installed. Paint color selected for canopy. JS
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Turbine, pipe, and smoke sticks installation. JS
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Old 08-10-2017, 06:16 PM
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Almost done! Weight and balance time. Light system check. Started programming.

Pretty happy with the weight ... two pounds lighter than reported prototype weight...of course it had a 310in it! Tends to be tail heavy ...all batteries in nose to balance. Glad there is a hatch in nose!

Canopy to be painted tomorrow.

Some photos also with the two together ... mine and my buddies.

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Old 08-11-2017, 09:57 AM
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Canopy painted ...
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Painted canopy installed ...
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