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Old 11-19-2014, 06:16 PM
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Yes indeed. I have the old AW "33%" Edge with a 120 on pipes which handles the wind without a problem. And although I really enjoy flying the Edge, I would rather have something that performeda little better in IMAC.

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Old 11-20-2014, 09:19 AM
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I'm running my 37% Extra260 with an older DA100.... it's a bit underpowered to say the least. I need to upgrade to the DA120 before the 2015 IMAC season starts!
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:30 PM
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HELP!!!!

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By my measurements it looks like about a 30mm drop header for the DA 100.
So I am finally building mine. I'm having a hell of a time finding a header that will work. 50MM seems to be shortest I can find, and that will not work at all.

Any ideas?????
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:52 PM
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what engine are you using? if its a DA100, a flex header will give you enough flex to accomidate your needs
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:08 PM
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I'm using a da120. Trying to find flex-headers that will work. I can't seem to find any for sale. KS makes one that you bend yourself, but can't find anyplace to purchase.


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Old 11-24-2014, 09:26 PM
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Have you tried DA? Dave Sullivan (Planebender) has told me that the MTW flex header is what to use with the smooth pipes, going that route for another project, haven't checked availability though.

From your posts I'm guessing you are using cans instead of your pipes- which ones? Just curious.
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Old 04-06-2015, 11:29 PM
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Bill Hempel Yak 55m

Hi guys I acquired a second hand 100cc Yak-55m and it needs a wing tube. Can someone give me the dimensions of the Wing Tube.

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Old 04-07-2015, 09:52 AM
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Hi Wgdenge,

I have some DA 120 flex headers I'll sell ya. PM me if interested?

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Old 03-05-2017, 02:29 PM
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Resurrecting this thread from the dead.....

I just ordered one of the 100cc versions of this Yak. It's gonna be my first real giant scale airplane in nearly 40 years of flying RC airplanes. I've been getting ready to build a Hostler 35% Giles 202, and wanted some real world experience with something of similar size that I won't have too many hours invested in building before flying it. I figured that I could get some good ideas to incorporate into my build, and have fun flying it at the same time.

I've got a DLE111 for it already, now I need to figure out the rest of the gear. I'm running an Airtronics SD10G TX, and would like to run dual receivers.

Any recommendations RE: voltage regs, servos, power expanders, batteries etc. would be greatly appreciated. I am not looking to reinvent the wheel, just want reliable systems.
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Old 03-05-2017, 02:58 PM
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Oh boy, you'll get some opinions here, lol....
MKS-777 and Savox 1270's are very nice choices IMO. Strong, quick, dependable and reasonably priced. Dual receivers are always nice, done that many times myself. Nowadays though, I just go with one receiver. You'll get sooooooooooo many pros and cons to this. Power distribution? Really cool, and if you like em definitely go for it, but I don't use them. Really not needed, again, IMO. Others will agree and disagree. In short, 2-S Lipo, Powersafe receivers and HV servos are what please me, your needs/wants/expectations will surely be different than mine however. Whatever you do, have Fun! And keep us informed on your progress with postings and video. ;-)
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:49 PM
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Since you.re resurrecting this thread.......
I picked up a 50cc Yak 55m with a DA50 at our annual swap meet. I have some new Savox 1271's sitting on the shelf. Think 350 oz at .08 speed would work OK for the 50 version? Also the owner said it was the prototype BH 50. He said he was one of the first to buy it. He says the CG was a little different on the latter production model. Any guess on CG. My thoughts were front to middle of wing tube.
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Since you.re resurrecting this thread.......
I picked up a 50cc Yak 55m with a DA50 at our annual swap meet. I have some new Savox 1271's sitting on the shelf. Think 350 oz at .08 speed would work OK for the 50 version? Also the owner said it was the prototype BH 50. He said he was one of the first to buy it. He says the CG was a little different on the latter production model. Any guess on CG. My thoughts were front to middle of wing tube.
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The wing tube position hasn't changed in the design. So the CG for the 50cc model is 0.5"behind the wing tube. The only real change in design was the second batch of models and later had the motor box extended an inch to help with CG.
You will need to run all your batteries up front to help with the CG. No additional nose weigh will be needed.
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bill hemple

ordered a plane at noon it was on fedx by 4:30 the same day that's as good a service as I have seen just wanted to say thanks
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ordered a plane at noon it was on fedx by 4:30 the same day that's as good a service as I have seen just wanted to say thanks

Yeah,

Bill is a great guy to deal with!

No complaints about the service or the airplane! I just got all the gear needed, and will start putting it together soon. Just have to finish up a home improvement project that has been going on far too long!
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