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02-13-2007, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Geoff G Found those pics I wanted and...

Hi Geoff G

Found those pics I wanted and here they are:
11-08-2006, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Flying my Green R/C with a 3,2 amp pack and...

Flying my Green R/C with a 3,2 amp pack and getting 7 minute flights with about 20% in the tank when I land.
10-10-2006, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Seems like they have their holiday period at this...

Seems like they have their holiday period at this time. Alex has responded saying that that they are back and I should get a reply shortly.
10-10-2006, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Thanks Tim No answer yet I'll give them...

Thanks Tim

No answer yet I'll give them another 'wake up' today.
10-09-2006, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Tim Guess you can say that I am relieved...

Hi Tim

Guess you can say that I am relieved for you and your customers and that the problem was only a 1 off.
Your'e right about the sweep - the top wing does have more than the bottom, but in...
10-06-2006, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Tim I would really be interested in...

Hi Tim

I would really be interested in seeing how the top and bottom wings line up with your new shipment.

Been speaking to Green R/C and they have admitted that my top wing is out of...
09-18-2006, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi All Alex from Green Model requested some...

Hi All

Alex from Green Model requested some pics of my problem wing which I have sent.

Mike and Piperfan have you guys been able to look at your top to bottom wing alignment? If so please let...
09-15-2006, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Tim Thanks for that link. E-mailed Alex...

Tim

Thanks for that link. E-mailed Alex and had a reply within the hour with a promise that he will look into my problem and check with the factory floor.

Sounds very sincere.
09-15-2006, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Thanks Tim.

Thanks Tim.
09-15-2006, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Looking forward to hearing from you on Monday.

Looking forward to hearing from you on Monday.
09-14-2006, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Dereck Top wing surgery will happen in due...

Dereck

Top wing surgery will happen in due course. I am attending an annual scale fly in from 9/22 to 9/25 and rest assured it will be tackled.

Can't find Green R/C website.
09-14-2006, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Dereck I am going to regret metioning...

Hi Dereck

I am going to regret metioning this, but - as we have seen in this thread there is lot going on about the left torque on this particular model. Mine crashed on it's second flight and...
09-13-2006, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

I added another 3mm right thrust to my Green R/C...

I added another 3mm right thrust to my Green R/C model and like you I am still getting lots of left torque at anything above 60% throttle, teaching me to use the rudder a lot more than any other...
09-05-2006, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Mike See my pics above. It would be...

Hi Mike

See my pics above. It would be wise to run an extra turn through the sleeve before crimping. I did not do that and so far mine have been fine despite my crash on the second flight which...
09-05-2006, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Piperfan Mike is right - something is...

Hi Piperfan

Mike is right - something is not right. I had to add 100 grams of weight to mine to get away from the tail being to heavy. My calcs give that as 3,5 ounces. Since having done that...
08-22-2006, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Dereck Yes overpowered she is. Started...

Hi Dereck

Yes overpowered she is. Started the project with my tried and tested 100 watts/lb and with AUW at 1,7 kg needed 300 watts - which is what I have. It is obvious that the .30 gas engine...
08-21-2006, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Guys Dereck, thanks for all the wealth...

Hi Guys

Dereck, thanks for all the wealth of knowledge you have passed on and for the De Haviland links you posted in another thread. Got a great picture of a Moth in flight and that helped get...
08-14-2006, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Dereck, Mike Gordon Whitehead's book...

Hi Dereck, Mike

Gordon Whitehead's book makes for interesting reading and using that knowledge have come with the following conclusion to solve my 'Moth' problem.

Gordon places some emphisis...
08-11-2006, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Mike To answer your question on the...

Mike

To answer your question on the elevator pull-pull.

Look up the inside of the fuse and you'll notice that the top pair is on one clevice as is the bottom pair. The top pair is for 'up'...
08-11-2006, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Tim As Mike says - no worries. Just...

Hi Tim

As Mike says - no worries. Just glad to have sorted mine out and be able to have a chance to warn others.
The CG given is very obviously incorrect and I think the distance from the...
08-10-2006, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

OK - obviously not, anyway to round this off I...

OK - obviously not, anyway to round this off I have come up with some final figures after 3 very successful flights yesterday.

Firewall to prop hub = 105 mm (would be better at 110 mm)
CG 3 &...
08-07-2006, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Unhappy Maiden Flight

Arrived at the club very early and had my usual warm up with my wing to settle the nerves. Assembled the 'Moth' and then took my 60" Rainbow for 12 minutes of ccts and bumps and felt I was ready for...
08-07-2006, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Mike My LHS did not have Kokam's in...

Hi Mike

My LHS did not have Kokam's in stock and I settled for an Hyperion 3,3 amp 20C 3S1P pack.

I have a lot to report and not all good I'm afraid. The unusual motor mount is from Hyperion...
08-04-2006, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Mike You've be quiet. Finished up last...

Hi Mike

You've be quiet.
Finished up last night and here are my final specs.

Motor - Hyperion Z3025/6 (42 amp with 60 A/60s Peak)
ESC - CC 45
Battery - Hyperion 3S1P 3300 mah (20C...
08-03-2006, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Mike Really excited now. :D Made real good...

Mike

Really excited now. :D Made real good progress last night as you'll see from the attached.

Excellent call on the battery box and with an added bonus - the blind nuts were much easier to...
08-02-2006, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Mike I think I have decided to go ahead and...

Mike

I think I have decided to go ahead and glue the lower wing. With what I take with me to the club it is going to be more convenient and I will just have to assemble at the field. Did a dry...
08-01-2006, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Mike (again) One other thing I forgot to...

Hi Mike (again)

One other thing I forgot to metion is that standard servo's do NOT fit in the wing for the ailerons.
I had to cut the pillars off and remount them for micro servo's.
What...
08-01-2006, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Geoff_Gino

Hi Mike My TM is the yellow one and I must...

Hi Mike

My TM is the yellow one and I must admit I find the yellow quite pleasing.
My build has so far gone exactly as yours with one improvement - only one hole for the control horns didn't...
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