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Old 05-20-2011, 08:52 AM
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I finally finished building my sig 1/4scale spacewalker.It feels heavy.I am using a satio 150 to fly it.the scale says it weighes 12.4 dry.with a 14 once tank it will be over 13 pounds.will thing be too heavy for a good flyer.??
Old 05-20-2011, 09:09 AM
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should fly great had a 91 in mine with nose weight flew scale but could have used a little more
Old 05-20-2011, 11:37 AM
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well thats a relief.I know I should never judge by the feel of weight but sometimes I do. how much did your spacewalker weigh.I could have gone to a gas motor but then that adds weight and empties my wallet.lighter always wins..
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its been many years prob about what you got sorry
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I had a 1/4 scale Spacewalker (Sig kitbuilt) with a Saito 150 in it. Flew it alot for 4yrs. Sold it, after that many flghts time for something else. It never let me down, and flew great. Mine seamed heavy, also more than enough power. That same 150 is well broke in (15+ gal) and my favorite of the three I've owned.
I'm sure you have finished, and flown it by now.
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yes it does thanks!! I went to start it yesterday at the house and after many attempts even with my sullivan starter I realized I needed a new igntion starter.I already put a new os f plug in it.so today I will get it going and get all the ajustments before putting on the cowl ..I was worried about the weight but a good friend of mine was flying his sig 4-120with a 120 and it weighed as much as my spacewalker 2..so I am going to be fine.I just hate flying anything that is not powered well.
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what size prop did you fly the satio 150 with,,I looked at satio websiteand ended up with a 17x6....I could go with a 16x8...
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At your elevation, try the 17 X 6. Here at 2300ft ASL, I was using a 16 X 10 or 18 X 6W APC on other airframes of that size with my 150's

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Default RE: 1/4scale spacewalker power set up

I just maidened my Seagull Spacewalker Today with a DLE -20 in it..It seems like a great combination..I am running a 16-6 APC prop . The motor only has a few tanks of gas thru it so it is not broken in yet and is running quite rich yet still has lots of power. Its a easy plane to fly and only need two clicks of up to fly hands off...I was able to balance it by battery location so there is no lead anywhere. I am surprized how long a gas motor runs on a tank of gas...I am going to start leaning it out for my next flight. The Dle -20 is supposto have the same power as a 1.20 2 stroke but it sure seems like it has more pull to me...

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