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Old 05-13-2019, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by E.N.T. View Post
Thanks, Jenni. I will try them. BUT don't know how to do the set up.


Hector
Hector the white/Back connector goes into the gear channel, the red/Blk is to power the retracts. You can plug it in to an open channel or use a separate battery.
Old 05-13-2019, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by JoeJr1485 View Post
What are our thoughts on using the HSD retracts but just changing out the front nose strut with the Electron strut for the larger front wheel? Or is HSD retracts (not struts) not good either for the grass?
The retracts work great I would suggest a different strut that can handle a larger nose wheel.
Old 05-13-2019, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by JoeJr1485 View Post
What are our thoughts on using the HSD retracts but just changing out the front nose strut with the Electron strut for the larger front wheel? Or is HSD retracts (not struts) not good either for the grass?
Joe, this is what Greg said:

I donít think the leg will attach to the HSD retract mech...so probably would have to get the entire nose gear assembly...would also probably suggest purchasing the Electron RB45 Controller also as the HSD may burn the Electron gear motor up.
Old 05-14-2019, 02:25 AM
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Originally Posted by JoeJr1485 View Post
What are our thoughts on using the HSD retracts but just changing out the front nose strut with the Electron strut for the larger front wheel? Or is HSD retracts (not struts) not good either for the grass?
Joe The way I see this, if you can swing the $ for the electron....just get those and be done with it....

I also know that if I ever loose that airframe I will be able to get all the parts required to fix the Retract or sell the thing because it worth something.....
Old 05-14-2019, 06:17 PM
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I agree with above. It's hard to swallow the cost of electrons especially if they cost more then the air-frame in this particular model. Having said this, over the years of flying jets I have learned that most of the maintenance/grief/repair time goes on the gear/retracts and gear doors. My time is worth more then spending time constantly repairing/adjusting or messing with the gear. This is my opinion only and has worked for me over the years.
Old 05-14-2019, 06:43 PM
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Lol yeah the cost is crazy but hey, what can you do haha.
Old 05-15-2019, 05:20 AM
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Bob, thank you for your help.

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Old 05-16-2019, 02:52 AM
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Does anyone in the USA still sell this plane?
Old 05-16-2019, 02:58 AM
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Helidirect has them....

Jet Kits - HeliDirect
Old 05-16-2019, 03:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Dansy View Post
Helidirect has them....

Jet Kits - HeliDirect
There are not very many left as of now ... I checked with Greg and there are 2 green, 1 red, and 4 purple. The website shows the blue/orange scheme and the Navy military scheme as preorder, but they are not available right now even as preorder (he is getting this changed). The SAB factory, which makes them, has shut down production for the foreseeable future because they are backed up with the new Kraken helicopters and the new SAB Avio jets. Hopefully in the future they will start production up again!

HeliDirect does have some Viper 250s--the larger version of the 140--in stock in the Fly Navy and Eagle schemes.

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Old 05-16-2019, 04:40 AM
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Has anyone flown this with a K30? Just wondered if it would be enough or does it need at least a 45?
Old 05-16-2019, 04:58 AM
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Interesting question. I think its similar to the Avanti where the decreased weight between the turbine and needing less fuel it would fly as good and lighter than mine with the 45. I'd be curious for sure.
Old 05-16-2019, 11:10 AM
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With the 30 you probably also don’t need a dual wall pipe...
Old 05-16-2019, 11:25 AM
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You don't need a dual wall pipe on the 45, been flying it probably 100 flights now with the single wall turbine conversion kit pipe and tank.
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Originally Posted by BarracudaHockey View Post
You don't need a dual wall pipe on the 45, been flying it probably 100 flights now with the single wall turbine conversion kit pipe and tank.
Didnít remember it was single wall.....Iím on a schubeler on this.....
Old 05-16-2019, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Dansy View Post


Didn’t remember it was single wall.....I’m on a schubeler on this.....
How's the Schubeler? Which motor, 12s? Is it quick? Sorry for the questions, but I really want to stay electric and this setup is on my short list.

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12s the motor is the HET 700-68-1200KV, for the rest of the questions.....I will be able to answer those sometime next week.....weather has been terrible so far....but look pretty good for next week.
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Originally Posted by Racer686 View Post
How's the Schubeler? Which motor, 12s? Is it quick? Sorry for the questions, but I really want to stay electric and this setup is on my short list.

Pete
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Old 05-17-2019, 02:33 AM
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12s the motor is the HET 700-68-1200KV, for the rest of the questions.....I will be able to answer those sometime next week.....weather has been terrible so far....but look pretty good for next week.
It's Canada eh

Your week of summer is coming up soon!
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Originally Posted by BarracudaHockey View Post
It's Canada eh

Your week of summer is coming up soon!
Well at least we donít have Hurricane going through......every fall.....Eh!

Weather in most countryís is very different and far from being normal...no fall...lots of snow....and no spring to speak of...but being retired make out for all this since I donít really have to go out everyday 😂 Hum hum...
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Originally Posted by BarracudaHockey View Post
It's Canada eh

Your week of summer is coming up soon!
He's headed down here next weekend for Memorial Day and right now it looks to be pretty good weather! I'll be sure to get some photos and possibly a video or two.
Old 07-26-2019, 08:45 AM
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Your thoughts please.... a 140 viper with the new K45G3??

I have one and the viper is cheaper than a micro T1.....
Old 07-26-2019, 09:16 AM
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The Harlock Viper flies great on a 45!
Old 07-26-2019, 10:13 AM
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Indeed.

I'd marry mine if it were legal in Florida
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Canít wait to fly mine, itís been years since I had anything small to throw in the car and go fly.

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