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04-25-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,201
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime

Hi V8mini, i have found that e-flite planes have made great airframes for glow conversions as i have converted a mini edge to a thunder tiger 15, hovers at just over 3/4 throttle. and i have also put...
02-13-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Dav0012

RE: CMP extra 330L-servos

Hi, i am currently running hitec 475 servos on my cmpro 140 size giles with 1.60fx, which have 76oz of tourque and am really pushing the limits of these servos failing, in my belief on a 50cc gasser...
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-23-2008, 07:00 AM
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-07-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 38,286
Posted By Dav0012

RE: CMPro Extra 330L 50 size

not even just my dad, and i have more experience flying than he does, as i managed to get him into the hobby after i started, i tried flying it and ive flown as i stated the other cmpro models...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-06-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 38,286
Posted By Dav0012

RE: CMPro Extra 330L 50 size

me and my dad got given one of these planes each for x-mas last year, dad built his with 55ax and i left mine in box, and thank bloody god i did!!!, its honestly the worst flying plane i have...
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-06-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By Dav0012

RE: ESM katana 40

i have one of these planes myself, and i fly at the same field that richo does but as you can see this post is 2 years old..., with a 46 size 2 stroke you need 100-200 grams of weight in the nose to...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-28-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

geez u really throw em round. :)
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-27-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,220
Posted By Dav0012

RE: WildHare's 120 size Edge 540 and Extra 260 are available again

if i may ask, are you talking a gas 26cc on the cmpro giles, as i run a 26cc glow (160fx) and its unlim power. no struggling what so ever, but a spe or even worse a zenoah 26 would definately...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-27-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

unfortunately as predicted the wind is blowing a gale as usual here and maiden flight has to be suspended.
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-27-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

I got a chance to weigh my plane today, using kitchen scales not sure how accurate to the gram they are but with a saito 30 it worked out to be a fair bit heavier than i anticipated, the specs on the...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-26-2007, 02:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

V8Mini, your engine would be a closer match in something like the 49" QQ yak 54, as there is currently someone building one with an os 32sx in the QQ aircraft support thread.
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-25-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

The servo extensions i got through quite easily as i first got a piece of string with a heavy washer attached, which dangled down and easily slotted through the hole, not sure why they blocked off...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-22-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

Maiden flight will most probably be held back till next week as i am working the next few days.
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-20-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

i have yet to balance the plane properly, i sorta sat the battery in and tried at one stage and it turned out nose heavy (go figure :eek:) thats with the reciever mounted at the pull pull rudder...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

By the way, does anyone know about the anti-vibration rods on the elevator set-up. its the only thing left for me to do and its confusing, because in the manual it says its only on one side??? why...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

Miaden flight may possibly be this friday depending on the weather... as the saying goes, "Bloody Melbourne Weather". all last week it was fine with no wind. this week its boiling hot with strong...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

here is a picture of the outline of doubler, you will also have to cut two small notches on the top corners to fit in beside cowl screw ply locations.
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

The hole under the fuselage i shall be covering with white covering just so no oil enters the plane from underneath.

The pictures below are of the firewall, it was hard to get good pictures due...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

which set-up pics are you requiring, name a few snap shots you want and i will post them asap
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

well after my experience with my mini edge 540 with a thunder tigre 15, i am confident that the performance will be similar, but im mainly building this plane for a precision flyer not a 3d hucker,...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

to answer citatioN10, im using a 4 oz tank, as my 2oz tank on my thunder tigre 15 ran for 10-12 mins so i figure this tank will be equal. as i stated above ive heard that the static thrust on these...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-19-2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

didnt weigh the motor beams, there only small though, enforcements (firewall and doubler?) weight 10 grams more than the electric motor mount i cut off. flight pack is a sanyo 4.8 volt nicd 1500 mah,...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

just for a comparison.

saito 30 weight set-up.
engine with muffler: 278grams
Fuel tank (dry): 41grams
Feather weight servo for throttle 9grams
Total 328...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

wow little above idle to hover?, im running a thunder tiger 15 in my mini edge 540, with a 2oz tank and its much smaller and lighter than this showtime and hovers at 3/4 or just under WOT. but this...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,786
Posted By Dav0012

RE: Mini Showtime, Convert to GLOW ???

Heres some added pictures of the fuel tank and throttle mounting position i have set up.
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