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  1. Thanks for the theory. It may well be that the...

    Thanks for the theory. It may well be that the receiver was acting like that. One exception is that the behavior could only be observed once in multiple tests following the incident.
  2. Thanks for all the inputs. Just to clarify on...

    Thanks for all the inputs.

    Just to clarify on failsafe. The incident happened with the attempt to fly the 4th flight on that day. there is no change of any failsafe settings prior to the flight....
  3. 12z does not send signals over the air unless...

    12z does not send signals over the air unless confirmed to do so by pushing a button.

    yes I could power on the receiver after the radio. But I do sometime reverse the sequence.

    Fallsafe is...
  4. Servos acting up briefly after 12Z turned on

    Yesterday at the field, immediately I confirmed the “on air” status on the radio (12Z, with the receiver R617FS on already), I found that the servos acted strangely. For example, the left aileron...
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    Jet programmer can measure servo pulse width and...

    Jet programmer can measure servo pulse width and it maybe a good idea to verify that the starting pulse width is at the number set.
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    Hacker Mezon Opt Lite 95 is very reliable and...

    Hacker Mezon Opt Lite 95 is very reliable and works well with Neu F3A. I have no issue with it at all (with close to 200 flights).
  7. Thread: CG check

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    I would also try the following two. 1. Reduce...

    I would also try the following two.

    1. Reduce the down thrust angle
    2. Reduce the angle of the stab a little bit, say half of the up elevators input needed during level.

    Depending on what...
  8. Thread: Carbon Props

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    I have APC, Falcon V2 and PT. I am flying...

    I have APC, Falcon V2 and PT. I am flying Advanced.

    My experience has been that both APC and Falcon are excellent props.

    I found the choice of the diameter and pitch of a prop is far more...
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    The low end on mine is at 1.2ms and the high at...

    The low end on mine is at 1.2ms and the high at 1.9ms.

    Used to own a Jeti Advanced and the auto mode on it did not give repeatable low and high RPMs.
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    Thanks. Very useful info. I made some...

    Thanks. Very useful info.

    I made some progress in the past weeks. All major wood structures inside the fuse have been installed.

    Attached are the scanned images (nose and tail side) of the...
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    Just like to report that the filed damage claim...

    Just like to report that the filed damage claim was finally resolved to my satisfaction. Many thanks to Marcelo at CA Models for the time and effort to make it happen.
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    Jim, I took out the insert originally...

    Jim,

    I took out the insert originally installed in my copy of the backplate. Not sure if there is an insert in yours.
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    Also need to mention that UPS, which functions as...

    Also need to mention that UPS, which functions as the carrier, made some extensive damages to Epic's fuse during shipping. It really sucks.

    A claim was filed back in Jan. 2014 and UPS is not...
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    I received the relevant information from both...

    I received the relevant information from both Jason and Marcelo today. Thanks a lot!
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    I got mine Epic earlier this year (kit version +...

    I got mine Epic earlier this year (kit version + painted fuse).

    Can somebody post some measurement to help precisely locate the center of the wing tube socket on the sides of the fuse? On each...
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    Mine starts after one pull, most of time :-). ...

    Mine starts after one pull, most of time :-). Just pull it quickly. If the gas in the carburetor is allowed to burned off, then I need to pull it several times.

    The unit has good review on...
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    I bought a Champion 2000w Inverter Generator this...

    I bought a Champion 2000w Inverter Generator this year and found it is more than adequate for field charging. Very quite and easy to start and maintain. The cost is about 1/2 or 1/3 of the Honda.
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    Has anyone tried Neu F3A with the Epic?

    Has anyone tried Neu F3A with the Epic?
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    At about $30, I found power unit such as this one...

    At about $30, I found power unit such as this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/12V-DC-30A-360W-Regulated-Switching-Power-Supply-/261198916470?pt=US_Lighting_Parts_and_Accessories&hash=item3cd0ab2b76...
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    I use Velcro exclusively for receiver, RX battery...

    I use Velcro exclusively for receiver, RX battery and power battery pack. For extra security, I apply two straps though for the power pack.

    One thing we need to pay attention is the hooks and...
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    Just like to report back that the wheels with...

    Just like to report back that the wheels with bushing have been working very well. I checked the installed bushing after 30 flights and did not see any problems.
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    +1. Be very careful when applying the force. ...

    +1. Be very careful when applying the force. Maybe touch the head with a heated soldering iron's tip to reduce the strength of the locking compound.
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    The pattern regulator from Smartfly is also a...

    The pattern regulator from Smartfly is also a very good product.
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    Just wonder how the stab angles are adjusted with...

    Just wonder how the stab angles are adjusted with the front CF tube freely moving up and down?

    I really like the idea of using CF socket to hold the stabs in place. Fiberglass sockets can easily...
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    I usually charge the battery at 1C after...

    I usually charge the battery at 1C after receiving. If all the cells take the charge equally well, then I will go fly with the pack. If any one of the cells shows sign of taking the charge much...
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