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Old 06-14-2007, 02:52 PM
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Re: Giants From South Africa

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UPDATE on the sunday flyin/open day

Since the weather is looking quite bad for the Sunday it has been decided that the vlei will be open to everybody on Saturday and Sunday. So please feel free to come and fly on Saturday or Sunday

Peter

hey Peter I just checked the weather and its might be bad for Sunday but Saterday looks cool cant remember when last the temp went over 20 deg LOL
So should I do the maiden at your field mmmmmmmmmm????? somhow the thought of a problem and water makes all kinds of scarry images in my head well I know what you gonna say. But I will try to get it done tomorrow and then fly at Z F on saterday. Anyways I will see you some time over the weekened at ZF

Cheers Trev
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Old 06-14-2007, 03:00 PM
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hey trev
the problem that you had with your 65 and the glitching servo stoping it from starting
could that not have been what was happening with the 100 at robertson?
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Old 06-14-2007, 07:07 PM
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Re: Giants From South Africa

Hey you guy's, You still have about 1350 pages to go to catch up.

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/f...nder-1382.html
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Old 06-15-2007, 01:45 AM
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Hey you guy's, You still have about 1350 pages to go to catch up.

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/f...nder-1382.html

hey jenko - going down to your parts of the woods next week (Sydney) are there any flying fields around there?
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:19 AM
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hey guys ,3d boogy your cap looks awesome

jasonflier
Thanks chap, I'm just as glad it's finally finished!!!

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3D-boogy,
Where do you guy's get the time? Looks realy awsome.
Whats the little engine with the 17X8 prop at the bottom of the picture of the cap in your shop?
regards
Dries
Hi Dries,

I'm still part of the old school, I really enjoy building scratch but sometimes it's a real PITA, but the agian nothing flies as good as your own hard work!!
The motor that you saw is a 3W 28cc sitting on the test stand, still thinking of where I want to install the motor.

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well done on the colour scheme .......thats a tricky one . A bud of mine has one I looked at it and said now way I can do this sheme

Trev
Thanks Trev,

Actually this is the second time around that I'm doing this particular colour scheme, the first one was about 4 years ago also on a 28% Midwest CAP of mine, at that time the scheme was originally on Peter Goldsmith (ex pat Aussie) own design 40% CAP while he was competing at the then 2003 TOC in Las Vegas.

Im glad you guys like it.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:33 AM
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Hi Damien,will your Funtana90 be flying this weekend.Still haven't started repairing my Edge yet but might come through on Saturday to Zeekoe Vlei.Have to bring that Veledrome footage through (and some other stuff for Damion)and might just fly a trainer and that Ikarus Edge if the weather is good.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:34 AM
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1350 pages, we better move our butts then.....
One has to remember that this a South African thread, so a thousand or so pages have probably been stolen allready, so keeping that in mind, you Aussies should give us a break and show some cosideration. Please......LOL
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:45 AM
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Trevor,
Are you getting more top end out the 65 with the Can?
Oh, and yes, the Extra is the one with the Carbon and Bags, it's one very nice ARF.
I know the dealer that you are talking about, and I have heard this.

About your choke closing, I had it hapen to me on my KMP Yak on sunday in the air, Snapped it very hard, tryed to open the Throttle and nothing.......O-oh had to land it down wind, almost pooped my broekkie. All went well though.

Just in case you are wondering, the 90cc is not running as it should, It starts god, and low and midrange are fine, but setting those two carbs is an absoulute pain.....We got 6200RPM on a 24X8 Menz S Wednesday, thats less than my 65cc. Timing is way of, only about 10 degrees BTDC so that will make a huge diff. once that is sorted and then the one large carb is on its way........Hoping that will make things better. As it is now, you never get both Cyliders the same, one is either rich or lean. Very difficult to find out witch is witch.
We will win it though.
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Andreas
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:51 AM
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Hi Jason I fetcing that 2cell - 800mah today.I might sell it though(R150) cause my other charger burnt out so I can only charge 1 battery at a time.

Also selling my AFPD sim(R1300) cause I need to get a plane for my 82 Saito.So if you know anyone who's interested let me know......
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:44 AM
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Guys,

Thought I'd post a couple of pic's of my latest finished model, this is not the Hanger 9 CAP but my own scratch build design in the colours of the Hanger 9 CAP 232G.
She's powered by a 3W56cc twin, runs like a dream. Still planning to put some graphics later.
Willie

Looks great mate !! When is the maiden ???? is this the same as the one you had 4/5 years ago when I had my Edge ???

Cheers

BB
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Old 06-15-2007, 04:46 AM
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Looks great mate !! When is the maiden ???? is this the same as the one you had 4/5 years ago when I had my Edge ???

Cheers

BB
Thanks Boet,

She ready and packed in the trailer for the maiden this weekend!!!
The other one that you are refering to was the 28% Midwest CAP with the one piece wing in the same colours.
This is my own design as you know with split wings, can't wait till tomorrow.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:18 AM
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Re: Giants From South Africa

3D-Boogy, I've got two suggestions for your 28cc engine.

Epsilon 120 or an Extra 24%
http://www.cerebus.co.za/ca/Epsilon/epsilon120.htm
http://www.cerebus.co.za/ca/Extra24/Extra24.htm

Peter
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:31 AM
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Re: Giants From South Africa

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Hi Damien,will your Funtana90 be flying this weekend.
Nope, I havnt done any work on it yet. Still need to order servos for it. I am only planning to have it flying in a month or two.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:44 AM
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Nope, I havnt done any work on it yet. Still need to order servos for it. I am only planning to have it flying in a month or two.
Hey I got some S75 eflite servos. could gang about 6 on the rudder, 4 on each elevator and 5 on each aileron
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:54 AM
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Hey Peter,

have you got any of the 24% Extras in stock? I would be in the market for one, it's not on the Pricelist that you sent me. I want the kit, would like to build something for a change.
Do you think that it could be built under 4,5kg for a 180 fourstroke glow. The motor weighs 1040g
thanks
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Andreas
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