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    I fly mine with a Wren SS which is almost...

    I fly mine with a Wren SS which is almost identical in weight to my Superbee. I don't reckon a Superbee II is much heavier. I mounted the engine as far forward as possible, all 3 batts in the nose...
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    Geez that thing was smokin! Guess I will start...

    Geez that thing was smokin! Guess I will start saving monies for my first Jett motor!
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    21,000 with an 8x7! Lil Toni going to need some...

    21,000 with an 8x7! Lil Toni going to need some new servos too :D
    What brand of prop would you recommend for those RPM? I lost a blade on the Toni with and OS.32 and I thought someone shot my...
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    Thank you, but believe me it's rough around the...

    Thank you, but believe me it's rough around the edges up close and in person. These days it's a "stand off model"
    I stand corrected, I guess a bearing change would be a component change and I have...
  5. Thread: Patriot 40 cg

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    Patriot 40 cg

    Does anyone know or remember the c.g they like for their Patriot 40? I just finished a new one yesterday and expected to add weight unlike my old one because the YS on the new one is a bit heavier...
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    I hope this one never dies. I couldn't afford to...

    I hope this one never dies. I couldn't afford to build this Patriot back in the early 90's. A friend that doesn't build bought the kit and gave it to me because he wanted to see something go fast. I...
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    Ok, good info. I looked and I could literally...

    Ok, good info. I looked and I could literally move the batt to the front edge of the stab. With the OS .32 it seems like the batt pack was near the back of the wing saddle area so I'm thinking a 35...
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    More speed for .15 Little Toni

    Hello all, I have a .15 size Prather Little Toni QM that I flew about 20 yrs ago with an OS 32F and stock muffler. I have recently stripped the paint off the fuse and am going to try to do a better...
  9. Thread: Alpana jet

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    I see some real genius in the way Slotus drew...

    I see some real genius in the way Slotus drew attention to this thread with a title/name like that. We are making the jokes but maybe he's the one with the last laugh. I wouldn't be surprised if he...
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    I agree with Dave, thats hard to imagine that...

    I agree with Dave, thats hard to imagine that much tail weight is required. My turbine is 12 oz lighter than yours, my rud servos are a bit lighter. My UAT, fuel pump, and all batteries are under the...
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    Pete, i have an earlier kit an several of my...

    Pete,
    i have an earlier kit an several of my hinge lines were mis-aligned. It doesnt affect the flight performance and if you dont point it out, few people will notice it.
    Something else to...
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    Thanks for your help Randall. After following...

    Thanks for your help Randall. After following along with the video, I still could not get my Ipad to connect with the aircraft. I called DJI support and they informed me that i had the wrong app,...
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    Phantom2+ and IPad air

    Hello, I'm new to multi rotor copters and have a question I hope someone can help me with.
    I have been flying rc plane for nearly 30 years and recently my boss bought a Phantom 2 + and assigned it...
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    Rick, if you dont already have the KT 60, why not...

    Rick, if you dont already have the KT 60, why not consider a VT-80? On 2L of fuel, it will run nearly 2 min longer at WOT than the KT60 and produce 5-6 more lbs of thrust. You dont have to use that...
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    I had this saved in a word document. Im sure i...

    I had this saved in a word document. Im sure i copied it from a post here. Hope this helps.

    Crow setup for 9303


    Ok, here we go. I am going to start with setting up a brand new model.
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    So its pretty common to use an RC in a CL...

    So its pretty common to use an RC in a CL application? If so, I can come up with something. So do you run the RC eng and tank plummed as if it were RC? Use muffler and muffler pressure to the tank?...
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    George it is 52' steel lines but Im not sure of...

    George it is 52' steel lines but Im not sure of the diameter. My Fox must be a slant plug too because it doesnt stick straight out of the head, but its done anyway. I found a Cox .15 Conquest that i...
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    Thank you Dave, I had one of those Veco .19 and...

    Thank you Dave, I had one of those Veco .19 and sold ( gave away) yrs ago because I didnt think I would fly anything that small again, dang it :(
    I have a Fox 25 C/L but I figured that would be...
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    New to C/L need a good .15-.19

    Hello, after being in RC for 25 yrs, i recently tried C/L for the first time at this months S.M.A.L.L . I flew and .049 powered piece of cloroplast and though I got dizzy, it was a blast.
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    Seems like its idles about 45,000. The turbine is...

    Seems like its idles about 45,000. The turbine is new to me but I think thats what i remember. I will note it next time and see.
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    I may give that a shot Mike. Thanks! Cody

    I may give that a shot Mike. Thanks!

    Cody
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    My rolls on hard surface at idle to the point...

    My rolls on hard surface at idle to the point where it is actually annoying, Wren SS turbine. I didnt use the stock gear but my wheels, from HobbyKing, look to be the exact same main wheels sold in...
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    I agree Dean, there were several little things...

    I agree Dean, there were several little things that could be inproved on. The hinging, beveling of the control surfaces being to most significant to me. I should have caught this but I already had...
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    On the mains, I used Airpower 250 retract units...

    On the mains, I used Airpower 250 retract units and Prolinks bobcat struts because I already had these on hand. The nose unit is a Prolinks Sidwinder with the Tornado V3/ Saberdog strut.
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    Was finally able to catch to the weather good...

    Was finally able to catch to the weather good enough during a day off for a madien yesterday. Im using a Wren SS for push and this was my first experience with a Wren. Im very pleased, no surprises...
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