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    29th April 2017, 11:47 PM
    Have you powered it, even for a second, with no antenna? I can't see it getting messed up without that happening, unless you're terrible at soldering...
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    29th April 2017, 07:01 PM
    Lucas - Haven't seen you around in a while... Thanks man. Appreciate it. It flies pretty good slow, but it wants speed. When you're going slow...
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    29th April 2017, 06:58 PM
    Lucas - Haven't seen you around in a while... Thanks man. Appreciate it. It flies pretty good slow, but it wants speed. When you're going slow...
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    29th April 2017, 01:12 PM
    2.4 - we're talking about tx antennas. At the distances we're talking about, if you have a mad mushroom already, it wouldn't make sense to get a...
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    27th April 2017, 09:58 PM
    Think about how much cable is above the 84mm. The 84mm is perfect if you're attaching an antenna (element) directly to the sma, but you're not - and...
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    26th April 2017, 11:52 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Yeah, I hate those air bubbles - they can really make a nice paint job look shoddy. And totally - tape doesn't stick to the foam at all - it just...
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    26th April 2017, 07:22 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    That looks to be the perfect down angle imo.
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    26th April 2017, 02:31 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    It does look good with lam. Just fyi, lam sticks 100% to the bare foam and takes a layer of foam off with it if you try to remove, so there's no need...
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    23rd April 2017, 07:52 PM
    I've considered it. I got a micro skyhunter that is just terrible with wag and was going to chop the wings and add winglets, but I just got a micro...
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    23rd April 2017, 07:36 PM
    You can use any antenna with the adapter.
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    23rd April 2017, 05:02 PM
    I use an rpsma / sma adapter and an airscrew. Works well with no issues for me. On the tx side, you don't need anything more than 3 lobes. Probably...
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    21st April 2017, 09:54 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread IBCrazy's Chimera airplane in FIXED WING
    Lol. Don't, even if it's asked correctly. Smells like a copycat to me...
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    18th April 2017, 07:52 AM
    I had one on my ansly peace drone and it never had a problem, though there's no diving or high speed runs with that. Maybe it could be a problem in...
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    17th April 2017, 07:42 PM
    Especially with a pusher configuration. Just be sure to use loctite. You don't even need a C clip or retaining nut on the shaft to hold the bell on...
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    15th April 2017, 07:15 PM
    A drakdom. Prevents mini Draks.
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    15th April 2017, 05:55 PM
    Where is that? Don't see it on the model. It prints most of the base, just barely begins the camera box and stops. Could very well be me - I've had...
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    15th April 2017, 05:15 PM
    Yup - just the way it loads. I'll try to load it in tinker, then export and print again - maybe that'll work.
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    15th April 2017, 02:28 PM
    I've been trying to get a finished print of it - my printer doesn't like something about it - it keeps stopping in the middle. Had anyone printed it...
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    14th April 2017, 03:38 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread GPS Fix Lost in Eagle Tree Systems
    What frequency are you flying? I've dropped down from 1280 to 1080 a few times and that happens every time - along with the compass going nuts. Just...
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    14th April 2017, 02:23 PM
    Tpu is good thin and it's nearly indestructible. It's rubbery and flexible and very difficult to tear. If my pla print of your drak nose works well...
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    14th April 2017, 10:38 AM
    Oh snap. I'll print tonight. Nice.
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    12th April 2017, 06:00 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    There's a lot of good and different ways to do it. If you do anything that doesn't give a little and you're not pristine with the way you treat your...
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    11th April 2017, 03:48 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    If you don't get really thick o rings, they're going to lose their tension quickly. Any o ring will eventually stop providing tension as they're not...
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    10th April 2017, 09:46 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Lancaster County PA in Side Chats
    I flew my Chimera around Lancaster last year. Nothing but open fields. Beautiful. Going to be much cooler this year with the smaller planes. Good...
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    10th April 2017, 03:14 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    It's got to affect flight pretty substantially... Anyone running that combo that can comment? I suppose if you've never flown it without the brick,...
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    10th April 2017, 03:12 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread IBCrazy's Chimera airplane in FIXED WING
    The 9x7 did really well. It really increases the speed quite dramatically. It's also more efficient than the 10x5. I don't know how I didn't discover...
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    9th April 2017, 06:26 PM
    The biggest selection I've found yet was at 1 autozone store out of 2 that I checked, and one ace out of 2. Saw a sizeable collection at Target too....
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    9th April 2017, 01:25 PM
    Their site isn't bad - access to all the colors that you can't find elsewhere. Amazon is good. Big box stores carry a few basic colors - some more...
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    9th April 2017, 01:17 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    470. It flies fantastic.
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    9th April 2017, 05:58 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I wouldn't say it exactly "fits" in the 44. I can make it fit, though :) The most important thing to me is that it balances it. In the cases of...
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