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  1. Thread: EXM SPORT JET

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    Anyone else got one of these yet ? I just...

    Anyone else got one of these yet ?


    I just installed all the servos, and installed the coltrol surfaces, and linkage.
    Also installed the hobbyking retract units in the wings.....but have decided...
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    The CY models plastic is very brittle, and will...

    The CY models plastic is very brittle, and will crack very easy when you try to cut out the canopy, and other plastic parts.
    I cut all the plastics under hot water from the kitchen tap. It softens...
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    no problem at all with the moki 150, 250 or evo...

    no problem at all with the moki 150, 250 or evo 160.

    If you put the servos in the intended position in the tail, and you build a scale cockpit, you will need lead in the nose to balace anyway if...
  4. Thread: My New Shuttle ZXX

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    Yea, way too expensive in the old days ;) I got...

    Yea, way too expensive in the old days ;)
    I got inspired of theis picture which I think is from an old Graupner catalog maybe ?

    Shuttles fly just fine for what thay are.
    They just do not have...
  5. Thread: My New Shuttle ZXX

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    My New Shuttle ZXX

    Just bought one of these second hand, but never flown, and os 32sxh never started :-)

    Unfortunatly, the plastic canopy turned yellow from sunlight/UV damage, so I painted it whaite again, and had...
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    Still awesome :-)

    Still awesome :-)
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    Fantastic work ! :-)

    Fantastic work ! :-)
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    Hi Jimmy Sorry for the late reply. But I have...

    Hi Jimmy

    Sorry for the late reply.
    But I have burried the plane in winter storage for now after I cleaned up my place, so its a bit difficult to get to the wings and get the measurements for...
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    They look very nice ! Remeber to strengthen...

    They look very nice !

    Remeber to strengthen the retract area on these planes.
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    Overall thoughts are good. I do have to other CY...

    Overall thoughts are good.
    I do have to other CY models planes, athe spitfire, and Bearcat, and this one is the latest off of the production line, and it is the best of the 3 I have.

    You get a...
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    Hi Jimmy, and thanks. If you loctite all te...

    Hi Jimmy, and thanks.

    If you loctite all te screws on the retract units, and leak check them before installing them, they will be ok.
    The struts are usable if you remove the C clips and pins that...
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    Thanks :-) Its getting cold over here, so I...

    Thanks :-)

    Its getting cold over here, so I have just been flying my foam planes instead lately.........so the YAK has been inside resting :-)

    I have been moving the CG around, and alo playing...
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    Looks nice....allmost Enya like ☺

    Looks nice....allmost Enya like ☺
  14. Thread: Gas radial engines

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    Thanks for the pictures Blair, looks good. ...

    Thanks for the pictures Blair, looks good.

    Just had flight number 30 on my stock 84FG last weekend, and its running great.
    It is still breaking in, and I have not touched the needles since...
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    Everybody wants one....no one can afford one :-)

    Everybody wants one....no one can afford one :-)
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    Mine is also too close to the CG. I put a 6mm...

    Mine is also too close to the CG.

    I put a 6mm block on the rear landing gear beam to angle the landing gear forward.
    Seems to work ok as you see in the video.
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    3rd flight on my Yak :-) Still setting up the...

    3rd flight on my Yak :-)
    Still setting up the plane and changing CG...its still a bit pitch sensitive.

    Stock engine runs great so far.....7 liters through it now.

    ...
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    I dont think it will not be enough. It flew my...

    I dont think it will not be enough.
    It flew my BH Gilmore red lion at 8k ok, but not overpowered.

    I would reccomend the saito 60 or 84 gas radial instead.

    The 84FG flys my 17 kg Yak allright. ...
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    Thanks Skyflash. Video of the 3rd...

    Thanks Skyflash.

    Video of the 3rd flight......still a bit pitch sensitive.
    Will add a little more lead in the nose, and also give it a little more down thrust.

    ...
  20. Thread: Gaui F-50 4 stroke

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    Thanks for the feedback. I might try the torque...

    Thanks for the feedback.
    I might try the torque pro 70cc instead.
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    Number 49 is not open to the crank case......the...

    Number 49 is not open to the crank case......the "hole" you see in the picture is actualy a blanked off wall deviding the crack case to the intake manifold.
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    fantastic.....eager to hear about the vibration...

    fantastic.....eager to hear about the vibration level at idle, if it makes a noticable difference
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    so....now we just need someone to try it at 28...

    so....now we just need someone to try it at 28 degrees, and report back on how smoothe it runs, and some RPM numbers from various timings :-)
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    yea, but it does not change te fact that the...

    yea, but it does not change te fact that the metal used in this engine is of low quality, and will not last long.

    get the saito fg 60, and have many succesfull flights :-)
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    Hi Andrea, I just meassured mine. The radius...

    Hi Andrea, I just meassured mine.

    The radius on mine is 11.5cm....so 23cm diameter.
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