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    It's not tail heavy.....the tray is installed to...

    It's not tail heavy.....the tray is installed to far aft...and needs to be longer as well.
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    Thanks Daniel...... If I install the fences I...

    Thanks Daniel......
    If I install the fences I will need to move the battery fwd to get back to the same c/g as I have now.
    My battery is already hanging off the front of the tray with the F3A 35C...
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    Dave....I really don't know but the way Dansy's...

    Dave....I really don't know but the way Dansy's post was worded makes me think that there was/might have been an improvement to the G2 when the fences were installed.
    Hopefully Dansy will post the...
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    Perhaps..... The Nuance and other planes with...

    Perhaps.....
    The Nuance and other planes with the much smaller empennage are/were a bit directionally unstable so when I put the fences on there was a large improvement.
    The G2 airplanes that have...
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    Because the tray is so short....you (we) don't...

    Because the tray is so short....you (we) don't have enough space available to make large changes...so the equipment and tray must be mounted close enough to some point that is designated as 'the...
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    That's right....you have to start...

    That's right....you have to start somewhere...that's what I meant by.."where IS the c/g"?

    I'll re-word several things....

    The airplane is tail heavy to begin with at the mfgrs suggested...
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    I tried to determine the c/g holding the fuse at...

    I tried to determine the c/g holding the fuse at the l/e of the T-Can but the airplane becomes a pendulum using this method. Not good.

    Looking at your pictures.....hopefully you don't mind if I...
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    Sounds good Tony. I do not use anything in...

    Sounds good Tony.

    I do not use anything in between the wing, stabs and fuse to avoid abrasion as there is no vibration.
    The stab should not be dragging on the fuse anyway so nothing needed there....
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    Oh yes.....The Snowman and myself designed that...

    Oh yes.....The Snowman and myself designed that mount especially for the BJ series of airplanes that were to be powered by the Plettenberg Advance.
    I made the first two by hand for my Nuance and his...
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    Daniel...... I don't understand your...

    Daniel......

    I don't understand your question....can you re-word it please?

    Dave
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    Sounds good Matt. Perhaps some of the guys...

    Sounds good Matt.
    Perhaps some of the guys entering Pattern will see this and realize that your above description is definitely competitive.
    The best thing is that instead of $30 or more for a...
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    Hi Matt......I always read your stuff so I am...

    Hi Matt......I always read your stuff so I am familiar what your preferences are.....sounds like a good use for those Griffins.

    Whatever happed to the Syssa deal?
    From some of your posts and...
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    I think there is a general thought that the...

    I think there is a general thought that the heavier and larger the airplanes are will drive up the cost because the thought is that they will require larger engines/motors and the associated larger...
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    Hi B_G.....I don't mean to keep disagreeing with...

    Hi B_G.....I don't mean to keep disagreeing with you but I have never heard of anyone using a 5500 or 5800mah battery for Masters or FAI.
    Personally I have been using F3A-Unlimited Power Unlimited...
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    Not really...... I have a BJ Craft Essence...

    Not really......

    I have a BJ Craft Essence that weighs 4860g ready to fly and is a fully competitive airplane in FAI as well as AMA schedules.
    I also have a BJ Craft Nuance that weighs less than...
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    Tony.... After reading what I wrote the other...

    Tony....
    After reading what I wrote the other day....I made some significant changes in the wording to make it read better and to include a bit more info.
    Some of it didn't make sense to me so I...
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    Hi Tony..... Because you are installing the...

    Hi Tony.....
    Because you are installing the Falcon L/G that is taller....I assume that you have the removable engine cover version Essence.

    I installed the Falcon gear legs and pants on my...
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    I ignored the MAC....to much drama for me on DTFS...

    I ignored the MAC....to much drama for me on DTFS type wings.
    I found the correct c/g by flying the airplane.
    The installation of the battery tray position was based on previous experience....and I...
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    Before you extend the battery tray....try adding...

    Before you extend the battery tray....try adding stick-on lead weight to the tail.
    This will not take much to make a big change. I would try 1/4 oz at a time on the fuse under the stab as far aft as...
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    Arrrrrgh.....I am working with someone else...

    Arrrrrgh.....I am working with someone else besides you and I got my wires crossed.
    Yes...move the battery aft....sorry bout' that!
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    It depends on your elevator sensitivity. The...

    It depends on your elevator sensitivity. The flying stab on the Essence handles a bit differently than a standard stab/elevator config. I think I like it better.
    Some guys like very little push...I...
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    I don't know.... I am like Tony Frak in this...

    I don't know....
    I am like Tony Frak in this regard.....I get it flying properly by moving the battery back and forth.
    I don't try to determine what the c/g is or try to fly it to the mfgrs...
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    Many guys in other parts of the world like to fly...

    Many guys in other parts of the world like to fly extremely tail heavy and you might be at THEIR recommended point.
    Try moving it a LOT fwd from where it is now to see if you can make a change....
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    See edited post above.

    See edited post above.
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    I don't know what DTDT means but you can add more...

    I don't know what DTDT means but you can add more expo only on down elevator to make the elevator less sensitive when inverted.
    Your symptom is right out of Triangle Trimming....move the battery...
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