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07-09-2018, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Try the 2.9oz carbon cloth from CST Sales....

Try the 2.9oz carbon cloth from CST Sales. They're in the USA. :-)

You want to lock the whole carbon module to the fuse.

Cheers,
Jason.
07-09-2018, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Stuart, I’d highly recommend putting some...

Hi Stuart,

I’d highly recommend putting some carbon cloth around the UC box assembly....
06-28-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Guys, It's been a while since I have...

Hi Guys,

It's been a while since I have posted on here. Very busy down under...
Anyway, just thought I'd mention that I've started a build blog on my website. It's almost finished actually. It...
06-24-2018, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Nice horns.... :cool:

Nice horns.... :cool:
04-15-2018, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

It sounds like your ESC died. The solder on the...

It sounds like your ESC died. The solder on the motor wire probably got so hot it melted.

I'd be giving the motor windings a good inspection before trying again. It may be a motor failure that led...
04-03-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Alchemy pictures from Pitt Town, NSW Australia.

Here are some pictures of the Alchemy from last weekend. The conditions couldnít get any better....
03-25-2018, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Guys, I’m not sure how many people are...

Hi Guys,

I’m not sure how many people are considering an Adverrun XS Contra for their Alchemy’s but I’ve just designed and manufactured a firewall to suit. Pictures below.
The material is 4mm...
03-14-2018, 06:14 PM
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Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Final Weight

I should also mention the final weight came in at 4722 grams ready to fly. This pleasantly surprised me for a full composite model the size of the Alchemy. The packs used were Hacker TopFuel 4600...
03-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

The Alchemy has flown!

Hi Guys,

Well, the Alchemy has flown. It was completed last Wednesday night prior to driving down to the Australian Masters and World Cup in Melbourne. Friday was the official practice day and...
03-05-2018, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Jason Arnold

Hi Bill, Youíll need to contact Bryan Hebert...

Hi Bill,

Youíll need to contact Bryan Hebert regarding an Allure Bipe in Yellow Base.

Cheers,
Jason.
03-01-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Undercarriage Box

The Alchemy has a different UC setup. The tongue that screws to the fuse is now straight and tapered. The leg inserts into a carbon socket assembly that is glued into the fuse with epoxy and...
02-26-2018, 03:00 PM
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Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Maiden this week?

The wings and stabs are now completed. The CRS Mount is basically done too apart from some carbon reinforcement to be added.
02-22-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

These pictures show the alignment jig and...

These pictures show the alignment jig and firewall secured in place with M4 screws and nuts. The Firewall is between the back of the fuse nose and the alignment jig. The steel rod through the middle...
02-21-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Jason Arnold

CRS Install

Iíll be fitting the Ralph Schweizer CRS/C54 contra drive system to the Alchemy.

To get the drive/spinner spacing correct, the factory fitted fibreglass nose ring needed to be removed. Time for a...
02-18-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Pull Pull Complete

Hi Guys,

A little more progress on the Alchemy over the weekend. The rudder tray is now glued in as are the carbon rudder horns. Cable exits have been cut and cables installed.

Next task will...
02-15-2018, 08:38 PM
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Views: 5,386
Posted By Jason Arnold

Yeah I updated the picture but forgot to update...

Yeah I updated the picture but forgot to update the instruction notes.

Cheers,
Jason.
02-15-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,386
Posted By Jason Arnold

Yes Stuart, the Carbon Control horn set is made...

Yes Stuart, the Carbon Control horn set is made downunder. :-) The longer Control horns with three holes are for the elevators. Bryan wanted an extra hole for use with the Futaba BLS 173 servos which...
02-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Mohawk is the choice!

I'm actually without a flyable airframe at the minute due to selling my Allure. Iíve decided to build the orange Mohawk Alchemy to replace the Allure.

Iíve started on the assembly/build. Servos...
02-15-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Itís Alchemy!

Hi Guys,

Itís been a while since I last posted anything about the Alchemy. Well, after a long wait my Alchemy order has finally arrived.

Here are some pictures:

Some build pictures to follow...
12-27-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Yellow Base

I have a couple of yellow base Alchemyís coming downunder. I thought Iíd post a couple of pictures showing everyone what the model looks like in Yellow. Nice! One is EP and the other GP. The GP...
12-21-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Ralph Schweizer did this with his Allure: RS-Page...

Ralph Schweizer did this with his Allure: RS-Page (http://www.ralphschweizer.com/Berichte/Allure.htm)

The same could be done with the Alchemy to improve cooling.

Cheers,
Jason.
12-07-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Last weekend was foam cutting time. These are...

Last weekend was foam cutting time. These are Alchemy wings which will be fitted to an Allure builders kit.
We cut the templates out of formica on my CNC router. The actual foam cutter is a...
12-03-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

The trim will be in your stabs. By all means...

The trim will be in your stabs. By all means check the wing incidence but leave it alone for the minute.

Cheers,
Jason.
12-02-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Fix your stab alignment before adjusting your...

Fix your stab alignment before adjusting your wing incidence.

Cheers,
Jason.
11-23-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,714
Posted By Jason Arnold

Not that I'm aware of... Cheers, Jason.

Not that I'm aware of...
Cheers,
Jason.
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