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Old 03-09-2005, 05:38 PM
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Hello!
I have some questions about radio setups, that I would like you could help me. I'm building a CAmodel Extra 300L 31% ARC, and this is my first GIant Airplane. I'm going to compete in F3M (called IMAC in USA) which have known/unknown patterns and freestyle flight, so I would like to know how I should setup it.


I have some doubts:

how do you setup your Extra for a competition like TAS or Don Lowe Masters (with Known, Unkown and freestyle routines)? . Do you have one model memory for fly known and unknown patterns with your Extra, and another model memory for fly the Freestyle?




Thanks for all your help

and good flights!
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My set up is very simple. I use triple rates on my JR 10X. I use low rates for sequence flying, with high rate for snaps, spins and hammer heads; then I use the third rate for 3D flying. Use good control linkages (ball links) and aluminum "3D" arms (1 1/2 inch long).

Best of luck with your setup!

If you scan the 3D section of RCU, and search for FiberClassics Extra 330 40%, I have a complete writeup on my setup which may also be helpful.

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Thank you very much, but I can't find the write up of your setup of the FiberClassics Extra. [&:]

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I will do some searching for the link.
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Here is the link which contains infomation on expo, dual rates, setup that could provide you with some ideas.


http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_12..._1/key_/tm.htm
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Thank you very much Don!
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Don, do you have the rates assigned to different switches of only one switch with three positions for sequence flying, a high rate for snaps, spins and hammer heads and the third rate for 3D flying?

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Single switch. That way its easiest to just turn that switch from low, to medium to high.

I did actually have 4 rates set up at one point, low (normal flying) rate, high rate for snaps and spins, third rate for rolling circles and a fourth rate for 3D.

That is with the 10X. THe upper right switch.

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