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Old 02-01-2003, 08:19 PM
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Kinko's could't get the plans right. They opened it in Adobe Illustrator and resized it to 36X48 which is too small. Anyone have a set of plans I can buy?
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Jaco - I've got an extra set already printed from when I printed mine. It's the first set though (before he revised it adding rib lighening holes and stiffening the fuse), but they'll still produce a perfetly fine airplane. So if you want it, E-mail me your address and I'll try to send it to you this week.

Paul - What's the farthest aft acceptable cg? Mine's gonna be tail heavy (right now its about 3/4"-1" behind the center of the spar), and I don't want to add any weight to balance it if possibe.
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Hey Paul.....What does the average taco weigh ?
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about 2 1/2 - 2 3/4 lbs.
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The reson i asked is i flew the bat 3D yesterday. ( remember that ) It came out 2.5 lbs and i know the motor is new, but it would bearly pull from hover. Wonder if the bb .25 have any more power than the plain bush motors. Im sure they do but oh much ?
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My taco hovers at half throttle... but you can use a TT 36 if you like... I weighed both the Irvine .25 and the TT .36 - they were within a 1/2 oz... Man!! I couldn't believe it!
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No kidding. Man that sounds fun. Guess i need to break in my motor.
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Paul
Building is progerssing fast!
What about the wing dihedral??
Moreover, what kind of color schemes do
you guys have for this baby??
Rgrds
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MORE PICS!!!
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Paul
Building is progerssing fast!
What about the wing dihedral??
Moreover, what kind of color schemes do
you guys have for this baby??
Rgrds
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There is a slight about of dihedral in the wing... It's built upside down and the root rib is thicker that the tip rib... so the taper caused a little dihedral.

You can see my taco at www.swanyshouse.com/taco/taco.html

I'm thinking of covering the next one like a flip 3d.. One way to use up a bunch of old covering..
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OK OK i did it. Just talked to kinkos and am going over there to get my print. After flying my Bat 3D ( witch was a blast ) I thought i would try the taco.

Paul.....scheme like the flip would be awsome. That gives me some idea's.
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Hi guys!

Downloaded the plan of the taco, but i only have a .91 (15cc) Magnum laying around... Would it be possible to scale the plans up to .91 size? how big should it be?

Niels
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Paul,
Could you post a pix of the Taco
servos, with the hatch open...!
Regards
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Here's a pic of the right bay
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Both Servo Bays. RX normally sits right between the aileron and rudders servo.
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Paul....What servos are those???
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Hitec HS-81mg
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Thanks for the pix Paul.!
How about the servo arms??
Are they inside the wing??
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The servo arms stick just outside the wing sheeting. Make sure to use some short screws to mount them, or you'll poke thru the sheeting. Here's a pic of the other side:
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How stable is this thing in harriers? Will it do an elevator?

Who wants to build me an ARC?
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I does an awesome harrier and elevator... I'm building a bunch of arc's right now... gonna bring 'em to Perry in two weeks
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I won't be able to make it though...

Can you or will you ship?

Thanks
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I can try to get one to ship.... I'm a little worried about it making it safely.... where do you live?
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