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Old 05-09-2010, 12:04 PM
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I purchased an ESM (ever soaring models), twin otter recently. I believe this model is discontinued, and I have no instructions with it. I'm hoping someone can help me with the battery placement, motors and batteries used, prop sizes etc. This is a very pretty aircraft in black and red. It's 62" span and about 6lbs. Fiberglass fuse with built up wings. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Mike
Old 05-09-2010, 03:54 PM
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Pictures ???
Old 05-10-2010, 12:13 PM
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here's a couple of pics. It looks like they want me to mount the battery under the cables for the rudder. This would put it more rearward toward the cg. I believe I'm missing a few pieces from this kit - like the battery mounting tray, and a small tray for mounting the nosegear steering servo. The instructions are very vague and do mention battery placement, although the specs on the cover do mention 2 2200ma 3s packs as required equipment. I was thinking a single 4400ma pack just for ease of charging. I was hoping someone out there has this airplane and could give me tips or pics would be even better, on the interior placement of things. Thanks.

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Old 05-10-2010, 12:16 PM
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I forgot to mention that I found the instruction book in box of stuff I got with this plane. Still no help - it's about 2 pages of very vague Chinese translation!

Mike
Old 05-10-2010, 12:16 PM
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I can copy the instructions tomorow morning and get them to you , if that would help. Need an e-mail address.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:20 PM
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Sorry about that. The "I found the instructions" post wasn't there when I replied. Stay on it, these airplanes are a lot of fun. I cut flaps in the one I'm doing now, an easy modification, even though they don't need it to land well.
Old 05-10-2010, 01:28 PM
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Thanks simmler. What is your setup on the model. I'm primarily interested in battery placement, as I don't see a really good way of doing this. Do you have any pics of the interior of your plane so I could get an idea of how things are supposed to mounted? Thanks.

Mike

Old 10-31-2010, 10:56 PM
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http://www.esmmodel.com/inc/Enproduc...?productid=106
Old 03-20-2011, 03:12 AM
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Hi Kneewhack,
How's the Twotter going?

I have built two and they are great planes. The first one suffered a solid encounter but only damaged the fuse and nose cone. They do require a little messing about when building but they are rock solid.
I'm running two E-flite power 10s with 9x7 three bladers and a 3S 3600 that gives me about 10 min airtime. This time I added some nav lights but left the cockpit detail out. I just built a little cradle for the battery and used a velcro strap to hod in in along with some foam to locate the battery fore and aft.
Cheers
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Old 03-20-2011, 12:37 PM
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Who sells the ESM Twin Otter?

Thanks, Glynn
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Hi GlynnSr
Try Singapore hobbies (prices are in Singapore Dollars) They are reliable and quick.
http://shop.singahobby.com/?q=node/18871
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