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    HK have agreed to supply the inlet ducts woooo...

    HK have agreed to supply the inlet ducts woooo hoooooo
  2. as is stands HK are now going to send the inlet...

    as is stands HK are now going to send the inlet ducts. So yes I will go along with my approach as it is working handily for me.

    I like playing good cop and bad cop all at once!

    Will post a pic...
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    Brad, out of curiosity how about opening up an...

    Brad,

    out of curiosity how about opening up an outer wing panel and taking some photos?

    cheers
    me
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    looks like bloody hot glue. Rubbish!! ESM...

    looks like bloody hot glue. Rubbish!!

    ESM should be ashamed of themselves. Hate to think wjhat inside the fuz and outer wing panels look like . . . .


    cosmo that looks like a decent fix...
  5. apparently they are going to replace the failed...

    apparently they are going to replace the failed retract but still talk in circles over the inlet ducts.
  6. I do not feel like relaxing as you put it, HK...

    I do not feel like relaxing as you put it, HK treat customers like fools and I refuse to be treated as such so you can take your advice and with it as you will!

    Lets see how relaxed you will be...
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    well had some good flying with the 1/4 tigermoth...

    well had some good flying with the 1/4 tigermoth and cub on sunday. Only 1 on the cub as the throttle servo started to play up with the engine running, not sure what the issue is.

    Did a little...
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    Brad,that's crap mate, all that time and money...

    Brad,that's crap mate, all
    that time and money invested simply due to shoddy design on ESM part. Main spar is definitely not up to the job and look at how much meat is removed from those ribs....
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    5A UBEC brown out

    Folks,
    my first venture into electric flight and having a few issues I need some informed advice on.

    I have a EDF jet, runs a 8S Lipo pack, 100A ESC & 5A UBEC.

    all onboard flight system...
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    or open it up Lou and have a squiz its a...

    or open it up Lou and have a squiz

    its a simple fix!
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    funny about that hehe

    funny about that hehe
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    Only have to fit the booms, tiday up cabling and...

    Only have to fit the booms, tiday up cabling and wait for replacement retract unit and the vamp is done.

    P51 wise I will attach the new chin layup to the lower cowl. That will take a few days to...
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    the ESM tigercat has same issue. They cut so...

    the ESM tigercat has same issue. They cut so much out of the ribs they just pull away under load.


    You can probably make a reasonable model out of it but there are a lot of structural mods to be...
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    I'd suggest using rib doublers in that area to...

    I'd suggest using rib doublers in that area to spread the laod and put a spar doubler inplace using say 1/4" aircraft grade ply with carbon fiber cloth laminated to it. Put of cutting to get it...
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    open top of the centre of wing. Splice heavier...

    open top of the centre of wing. Splice heavier spar in place, epoxy carbon fibre to it along its length. Put the wing skin back on and put a layer of 2 oz cloth over the opened section. Sand back...
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    tip for those with one of these. Centre...

    tip for those with one of these.

    Centre section of wing is inherantly very weak, it has a thin poor quality ply spar that has huge cut outs in it.

    The ribs in this area have the same issue,...
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    tip for those with one of these. Centre...

    tip for those with one of these.

    Centre section of wing is inherantly very weak, it has a thin poor quality ply spar that has huge cut outs in it.

    The ribs in this area have the same issue,...
  18. so the latest in this saga with these thieves. ...

    so the latest in this saga with these thieves.

    Takes them 31 days to respond stating I had to fill in this damn RMA for a non return. Ok so I files one. then some moron in hobby king denies the...
  19. Will be sending the retracts back by their RMA...

    Will be sending the retracts back by their RMA process.

    Still waiting to see what they are going to do about the missing inlet ducts.
  20. fixed one retract now the othyer has stripped the...

    fixed one retract now the othyer has stripped the cam follower. Chinese junk! :mad:
  21. yes they are terrible. I think if they start...

    yes they are terrible. I think if they start getting lots of compaints from major market like the USA they will pull their head in. Here we are a small market so they dont care.

    Arrogant plicks...
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    hey Bob, keep rugged up mate, I could not...

    hey Bob,
    keep rugged up mate, I could not survive your cold winters.

    Its been a nasty bug this time and I'm on some very strong meds which are also knocking me about. Only 3 more days of those...
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    Retract cycling on the Vampre. One of the mains...

    Retract cycling on the Vampre. One of the mains has since stopped working so need to return it for replacement :mad:


    http://youtu.be/dwgHYWNQcNA
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    yeah and I'm finding that. Not having somebody...

    yeah and I'm finding that. Not having somebody to look after me does not help either, been a very tough 10 months. Anyway I am resilient so will bounce back.
    Will head down to the shed soon as it...
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    got a small case of pneumonia so hope for a...

    got a small case of pneumonia so hope for a couple of days. did some work on vampire though, hooking up flaps and ailerons to the wings. Will get some more that done tomorrow and might get a chance...
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