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01-17-2021, 11:31 AM
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Posted By flyboy91

Yeah I prefer to use the nylon arms as they have...

Yeah I prefer to use the nylon arms as they have a tighter fit on the servos and have less play in them.

Andrew
01-15-2021, 12:09 PM
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Posted By flyboy91

Correct, You'll want to set your proteus bipe up...

Correct, You'll want to set your proteus bipe up with the ability to get about 20 degrees of elevator travel at 130% ATV. This is the max for the elevators, Ailerons should be set to get 25 degrees....
01-08-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By flyboy91

Hi Jim, I hope your doing well, I have been...

Hi Jim,

I hope your doing well, I have been flying the mezon and mezon pro's in my planes and have had very good luck with them. My braking setup is as follows:

Manual braking
Start power 40%...
12-20-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,748
Posted By flyboy91

Peter, What you'll want to tell him about it...

Peter,

What you'll want to tell him about it is also the change of leading edge taper that happens at 3/4 distance.
What we find with the SFG out there is is keeps the air attached to the wing...
12-18-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,748
Posted By flyboy91

Sounds like you are very close on the Element...

Sounds like you are very close on the Element with only a few flights on it. As far as CG goes I do think you are very close, I have a slight push when inverted. If you feel like you'd want to to...
09-11-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By flyboy91

Another good futaba option is the 9670 servo. It...

Another good futaba option is the 9670 servo. It is a Sbus2 version of the 9650 as well as being High Voltage. I really like these servos on the wing of my bipes.
...
05-28-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By flyboy91

Timing 24 degrees pole count 20 brake start...

Timing 24 degrees
pole count 20
brake start power 40
end power 50
break speed .1
break delay 0.0

those should be the main ones to set. All other ones I leave stock besides the bec voltage...
04-27-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,748
Posted By flyboy91

Wayne, I'm very sorry to hear about your bad...

Wayne,

I'm very sorry to hear about your bad experience with the Element. I think we can get it sorted pretty easy as I have helped set a few of these up and that seems to get them in the ballpark...
03-14-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,657
Posted By flyboy91

We spent a lot of time to tell the factory how...

We spent a lot of time to tell the factory how important weight was as well as incidence.
03-14-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,657
Posted By flyboy91

Acuity CG

For me this is where I liked the cg. About 9mm behind the cross former. Here is a picture of mine.
Please note this is without the canopy on.

Andrew ...
04-03-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,819
Posted By flyboy91

I have an email into Futaba USA to get a answer,...

I have an email into Futaba USA to get a answer, I'll post the info once it is passed onto me.

Andrew
08-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

With this setup you will be running your packs....

With this setup you will be running your packs. Pretty far forward, I know with a 45g servo in the tail my battery ended up about half way between the motor and gear.

Andrew
08-09-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

Steve, youll want to match the Tcan to the...

Steve,

youll want to match the Tcan to the wing. It should need about 3mm spacers on bottom of the front bolts to get you to the same as the wing.

For the thrust your correct it has a bit more...
08-08-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

You will have no issues running a standard servo,...

You will have no issues running a standard servo, my elements have BLS171s in the wings and fit with no issues.

andrew
07-22-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,748
Posted By flyboy91

Figured Id jump on here before there was to much...

Figured Id jump on here before there was to much speculation as to what was going on with my planes at the nationals.
First off yes I did fly an Oxai Acuracy, this model was purchased in 2013 and...
04-13-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By flyboy91

Rune, I have used the CellPro 10xp for a...

Rune,

I have used the CellPro 10xp for a long time and they really do work great. No issues noted out of mine what so ever. Over the past year I have been using the Icharger 4010 with great...
02-15-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By flyboy91

I found from the leading edge of the wing tube to...

I found from the leading edge of the wing tube to the center of it depending on your preference on CG.

andrew
01-12-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,924
Posted By flyboy91

I dont think adding gyros into pattern will help...

I dont think adding gyros into pattern will help it grow but i it sure wouldnt hurt it either. The biggest thing has been pointed out already, folks show up to a contest as a first time or first...
11-27-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By flyboy91

Thank you very much! We were so happy to be able...

Thank you very much! We were so happy to be able to have all 4 pilots in the finals.

The only setting on your esc you might change is the down line breaking 40 start and 60 end is pretty strong...
11-25-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By flyboy91

These should get you very close and is what i use...

These should get you very close and is what i use

Timing 24 degrees
Pole count 20
PWM 8Hz
Break manual
40% start power
brake delay 0.0
end power 60%
brake speed .1
08-05-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,553
Posted By flyboy91

Sorry for not getting on here sooner but I have...

Sorry for not getting on here sooner but I have been traveling for work. The reason this motor is called a 12s motor is actually for our 73" Laser. We fly that on a 20x10 with 12s 3300's. For the 2m...
06-30-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,553
Posted By flyboy91

We had discussed doing my comp scheme but wasn't...

We had discussed doing my comp scheme but wasn't sure if folks were interested in it. If there is enough demand for it in the US, we will bring some in.

Andrew
05-17-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

Bill, I wouldnt be opposed to it but I think...

Bill,

I wouldnt be opposed to it but I think that all depends on how many folks would purchase a GP version. If the demand is there I'm sure we could talk BJ into make a glow version.

Andrew
05-11-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

Bill, Give Mike a call, I know they will do...

Bill,

Give Mike a call, I know they will do custom schemed models, or I'm sure they will do the Agenda scheme on it. Just have to give Mike a call.

Andrew
04-25-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,773
Posted By flyboy91

Tony, I had not given it much thought as I...

Tony,

I had not given it much thought as I do not mind the counter balance. For me, it does a couple things. First is allow me to make sure my rudder is straight as I use the top as a reference....
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