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    Last heard was that Ken from KMRC Jets was having...

    Last heard was that Ken from KMRC Jets was having some made. He said a couple of weeks (that was before Christmas) so they should be close.
    Any word Ken? I am nearly ready for one.

    Col
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    Hello Mike, I used Corona DS 238MG digital,...

    Hello Mike,

    I used Corona DS 238MG digital, metal geared servos in the tail spots. They are tough little servos and drop right in to the ver 1 cut outs.
    These have been reliable and I am using...
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    Yes, I had to modify the formers to hold the 2l...

    Yes, I had to modify the formers to hold the 2l bottle in my current Falcon.
    I have removed the formers in the new Falcon and will mod them to accept a slide in tray that will have the tank mounted...
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    They are stated as holding 2.5 litres but Ken has...

    They are stated as holding 2.5 litres but Ken has measured them at 2.4 litres. I will be using a 240CC AUT So 1/2 of that will bring available up to 2.5 litres. My current Falcon has a 2 litre...
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    Good luck Mike, I have just received the...

    Good luck Mike, I have just received the conformal fuel tank for the Falcon from Ken at KMRC Jets. Very nice. He also sent me the templates for new nosegear mounts and bulkheads. These set the...
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    Hello Mike, My Falcon is a version 1 (single...

    Hello Mike,

    My Falcon is a version 1 (single set of wing bolts) with ver 2(?) sheeted wings so I don't keep full throttle on for too long. I have replaced the thin wall ver 1 wing tube with thick...
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    Hello Mike, I read your last post just now...

    Hello Mike,

    I read your last post just now after returning from flying my Falcon at my local model field. The field is a short mown grass strip (www.larcs.com.au) and my Falcon has no problem with...
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    Hello Mike, Ken at KMRC Jets has a mould/mold?...

    Hello Mike,

    Ken at KMRC Jets has a mould/mold? almost ready.

    http://www.kingtechturbinesaustralia.com.au

    I will be getting a couple when ready.

    Please let me know if you find a source...
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    Thanks Barry, I will check plumbing and...

    Thanks Barry,

    I will check plumbing and filters and then proceed from there if the condition continues.

    Col
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    I am hoping that this thread is still open. I...

    I am hoping that this thread is still open.
    I have a gas start K80 with 10hrs flying time on it. Occasionally at the end of the flight the engine will shut down of its own accord. This has only been...
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    I am sorry to hear that. My condolences to his...

    I am sorry to hear that. My condolences to his family and friends.

    Col
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    After 76 flights and 9.5hrs of flying time my...

    After 76 flights and 9.5hrs of flying time my Falcon's canopy flew off and was lost in the model-eating swamp at the bottom of the field. I have sent off an email to Noray to see if he still has...
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    U/C mount Mod

    Hello all,

    For what it is worth I have taken pics during the modding of the other wing of my current Falcon build. The wings have been stripped of their film and will be fully sheeted before...
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    You could always find a nice friendly SeaHawk in...

    You could always find a nice friendly SeaHawk in a country where it is easily found and ask for a piece to be mailed over. :)


    Col
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    Buy a length of heavy wall aluminum tube and cut...

    Buy a length of heavy wall aluminum tube and cut a new one to the right length Mike. Easiest and best way to do it.

    Col
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    After opening up this second lot of wings I would...

    After opening up this second lot of wings I would suggest using Robart hinges and adding extra material to the false trailing edge for them to glue into. If you are changing the colour then remove...
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    Hello Mike, I have to admit I hadn't seen your...

    Hello Mike,

    I have to admit I hadn't seen your post either before deciding what needed to be done. :)
    I was influenced by trial and error. First flight was on unmodified wings, Robart retracts...
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    Not necessarily and also yes. :) The yes is to...

    Not necessarily and also yes. :)
    The yes is to suggest that it might be weaker than the wings with two bolts but how do we find out? My Version 1 wings were not fully sheeted but it took an argument...
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    I am about to start my second Falcon 1.20 Ver 1...

    I am about to start my second Falcon 1.20 Ver 1 build. I stripped the film from one wing in preparation for sheeting and found the following.

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    The second rib in from the tip was a stick...
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    Any pictures of your model available Ravi? Col

    Any pictures of your model available Ravi?

    Col
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    Hello Ravi, I use a 2 litre cooking oil bottle...

    Hello Ravi,

    I use a 2 litre cooking oil bottle I pinched from the wife and emptied into a sausepan. :)
    I also use a 300CC Sullivan tank as an air trap so I suppose I have a useable capacity of...
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    Hello Jeremy and others, I spent a great morning...

    Hello Jeremy and others,
    I spent a great morning at the local club (LARCS) The Falcon is still going strong and I have started on the new one. I am glad I decided to pull off the film covering on...
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    Hello Jeremy, I have been hammering the poor...

    Hello Jeremy,

    I have been hammering the poor old Falcon Ver 1 pretty hard since Jan this year. The new K80 now has 7 hrs 51 minutes on it. All in the Falcon. I usually run 7 minute flights and...
  24. RE: DSX 9 mode 1 master to DSX 9 Mode 2 slave

    Nah, too much of a hassle and way too expensive for that here in Aus. If there is nothing that can be done by the user to fix the problem then I'll use my Spektrum as the master and he can flog off...
  25. RE: DSX 9 mode 1 master to DSX 9 Mode 2 slave

    Thanks for the info Andy. Since all works well when I use my Spektrum DX7 as the master in p-link mode I would suspect that the mode 1 DSX9 is the problem. Is there anything that can be done at the...
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