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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-13-2012, 01:32 PM
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Posted By k8zfj
i've always like the transparent violet , looks...

i've always like the transparent violet , looks great
will u get her in air before 2013?

randy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-26-2012, 12:53 PM
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Posted By k8zfj
it appears my "fix" for vibration problem is...

it appears my "fix" for vibration problem is still working. this past weekend, managed a dozen flights in 8-10 mph winds. Used all 3 battery packs (1800, 1500 & 1300ma) with good results...'almost...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 501
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Posted By k8zfj
my chrysalis spoilers are per the plan, tho i...

my chrysalis spoilers are per the plan, tho i needed help from fellow modeler to get the wire linkage right; i've also used just the spoiler arm in an electric BOT with good results

randy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-13-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
I managed about 6 flights over long weekend;...

I managed about 6 flights over long weekend; yesterday wind was in 12-15mph range, and this bird slices right through it, while the poly-diehdral ships are all over the place; landings with spoilers...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-10-2012, 02:34 PM
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Posted By k8zfj
i had one set about 1/8" short too, but...

i had one set about 1/8" short too, but attributed it to crappy building skills.
resolved issue by using some scrap lite ply to match rib and drilling new joiner holes

sry for not replying sooner
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-26-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Re. vibration on climb 'removed the motor...

Re. vibration on climb

'removed the motor and noticed while doing so , that two of the 3mm screws were probably over tightened and managed to pretty much go right thru the firewall.

i saturated...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-25-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Yes, it's a 3 pc wing. I had trouble getting...

Yes, it's a 3 pc wing. I had trouble getting joiners to line up properly , but eventually got it right. Also tack glued the cf joiners into center panel so I wouldn't lose them.

Had a bit of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-25-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 110
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Posted By k8zfj
Re. Wing saddle mount- Make a "V" shaped mount...

Re. Wing saddle mount- Make a "V" shaped mount to accept wing saddle
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-24-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
'finally got out to try the chrysalis. wind was...

'finally got out to try the chrysalis. wind was about 6-8 mph from NE, overcast and starting to get chilly ( 58 F )
Following a half dozen hand tosses, she was powered up to several hundred ft for...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-23-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,822
Posted By k8zfj
Very neat project and thanks for sharing your...

Very neat project and thanks for sharing your build techniques
Randy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-23-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Steve, thats what the inline watt meter is...

Steve,

thats what the inline watt meter is measuring, and yes....that motor.
'still havent had chance to try it out yet :(

Randy
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-19-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
No, its a 3s. with the 1500mah pack it needs to...

No, its a 3s. with the 1500mah pack it needs to be moved forward a bit to balance; the 2200 pack is right up against F1 to balance.

I do plan to try a 2s, 1800 pack after i know it flies, ok
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-19-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
got lucky on weight; i always wanted battery...

got lucky on weight; i always wanted battery under hatch, so just planned on it being that way, and put servos to rear.

current setup yields 33A, 270 W at full throttle

regards,
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-18-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Grrr...try this link : ...

Grrr...try this link :

https://plus.google.com/photos/108259170797004611899/albums/5800729301637690289?authkey=CMX1pcu9tMOlLQ

Apparently some notes added to pics arent showing, so here are...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Just finished mine up this morning....now , to...

Just finished mine up this morning....now , to wait for a not so windy day!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
George, When i have a hard landing, its...

George,

When i have a hard landing, its usually lawn-dart style !
I've repaired a 72" skimmer fuse with old brush motor in past with similar type scarf cut, and it lasted long time....until i...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-01-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Steve, I extended the doublers about 1.5", but...

Steve,
I extended the doublers about 1.5", but didnt make the scarf cut way back where Don suggested ( comprehension skills are getting worse ). So to increase strength, i added 6"X1.25" x1/8"...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-30-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
When we frst put the kit in production, we looked...

When we frst put the kit in production, we looked at the option of printing a booklet vs. puttingthem on another plans-sized sheet. Economically the sheet approach worked better. We were also...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-30-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 25,239
Posted By k8zfj
Started my build last Monday , by first slicing...

Started my build last Monday , by first slicing the instructions into square pages for easier reference. Next the ribs got labeled & stacked, along with organizing the similar pcs of wood parts, then...
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