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Forum: Sport Flying
09-08-2018, 08:51 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

Hey everyone I wanted to know if you guys could...

Hey everyone
I wanted to know if you guys could help me with my shrike 10 build. I want to make an electric one this time. I know very little about electrics so let me know a good set up with motor,...
Forum: Sport Flying
11-08-2012, 08:03 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

an RB .12 serpent is an on road touring car nitro engine..
Forum: Sport Flying
11-04-2012, 07:29 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I just started my 4th shrike 10 and I have a RB concepts v12 serprnet engine I converted to airplane for power..I cant wait to see what kind of speed I can get out of this one..hopefully I will will...
04-08-2012, 04:28 AM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

I have seen boats that were set up perfectly and not so perfectly..and they still submarine from time to time....it just happens sometimes. My Vegas used to do it also, but I haven't raced it in a...
02-14-2012, 06:31 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

My first rc boat was a Miss Vegas from a few years ago and I still run it to this day, but I have an .18 CVR in it now. The engine will be fine even if you flip it...just make sure to flush all of...
07-26-2010, 07:39 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

Additionally, you may even need a longer flex cable....I set mine up so that there is a 3/16 or so gap between the drive dog and the strut when the flexshaft bottoms out into the collet. If you just...
07-05-2010, 10:34 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

Next comes the trying out of different props, strut depth settings and nitro percentage...all fun. Later on, you may have to elongate the slot in the strut for higher settings if needed, but that's...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-19-2010, 05:53 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I would try to keep that eng in the rpm range it would normally be running in an df jet setup..whatever that is. It will take some experimenting for sure...I was thinkin in the 10x13 or 11x13 range...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-19-2010, 04:32 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

ok...i was gonna say..the first 2 shrike 10's that i had, had a .32sx on them and the wing loading was high in my opinion and the launches were effortless and the landings were shall we say... ...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-19-2010, 12:41 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

What prop is the pico 60 turning now?

Kevin
Forum: Sport Flying
04-19-2010, 12:40 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I have a 40 shrike with a .45 df turning a 8.75x8.5 @ 20,400 ..I wouldn't even begin to know what a .90 would need...
The wing loading and landing speed on a 10 size shrike would be enormous.

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Forum: Sport Flying
04-04-2010, 07:53 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I have 2 sets of plans and both have some water damage from being in the garage a few years, but I cut away the damaged edges from both and cut them in half to make one good one...kinda. You can have...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-03-2010, 09:06 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

let me see what I can find in the garage..I've had 3 of them now...;)

Kevin
Forum: Sport Flying
03-26-2010, 10:14 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

No, you don't have to retune it every time that you remove the hatch. Once you find the proper header length for max rpm, back the pipe off a little so that the header and pipe don't touch....same...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-26-2010, 12:14 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I just did that exact thing to my shrike last night..just drill a hole in the center of the hatch where you want the mount to go. Both of my shrikes are the same way and work great..
you just have...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-25-2010, 05:06 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

As far as I can remember, most tuned pipes have the tank pressure nipple at the fattest part of the pipe itself...not the header. I asked the same question to my lhs owner and he explained it all to...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-23-2010, 11:12 PM
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Views: 110,819
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I would think your wing should be ok unless you are one of those guys who fly straight up and out of sight and then dive straight down at full throttle and then pulls up hard 10 feet before they plow...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-26-2010, 04:50 PM
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Views: 110,819
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

I finished up the rest of my engine testing today...I got a solid 20,400 rpm with an APC 8.75x8 and 30% nitro...that's a full 1,100 more rpm than last tests....I hope the airframe holds up after she...
02-11-2010, 02:01 AM
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Views: 386,997
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

Hey man,
Don't go to the Indian River High School lake just yet...if that's the lake you are talking about...it's still off limits for now...we have a meeting set with the director of operations...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-03-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 803
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

Now that would be cool...86 inch wingspan.;)
01-27-2010, 11:27 PM
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Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

I run 50% nitro...I also did put 6 or so ounces on the left sponson to get it as stable as it was in that video...I have since added a little sponson mod (experimental) , but have not had a chance to...
01-27-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4,067
Views: 386,997
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: AquaCraft U-18 Miss Vegas Hydro Thread_Make it Fast!

I have a full mod .18TZ in my vegas and I tried all of the run of the mill standard Octura props with decent results, however I didn't start seeing what I would call best results until I tried the...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-18-2010, 01:05 AM
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Views: 110,819
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

Well...here's the latest of the covering job...wouldn't you know it, I ran out of white Ultracoatjust before I could finish it and my local hobby store is out of white...I guess I'll have to wait a...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-28-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 110,819
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

Thanks for the link, I just ordered one for $13.38 shipped.....maybe I should have bought one for each plane at that price.....
Forum: Sport Flying
12-28-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 110,819
Posted By FX4L2CX

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

Pretty cool video there...it looks like it did launch very easily like you said and seemed pretty stable too...beautiful country up there..I've been thinkin about getting a camera for my planes and...
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