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    20th June 2017, 09:58 PM
    Agreed - we've got to get that first post updated with a relevant info. Honestly, a bad nose in on a fully built and well dressed drak could end...
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    20th June 2017, 12:08 PM
    Same black and white problem? Are you indoors in low light? Point it at your computer screen up close - does it switch to color?
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    20th June 2017, 10:33 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Yes, but I couldn't find any good place to bury it and didn't want it a) sticking up above the surface of the plane, or b) out on the wing and...
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    20th June 2017, 08:44 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Normally I'd put it in the saddle bay, but since I put my antenna there and gps on the other side, I carved out a spot in the inside of the nose...
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    20th June 2017, 08:14 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Hahaha. Just caught that. Brave indeed. In reality, I guess it just takes not caring about a few planes to be able to let go and not care if you...
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    20th June 2017, 07:46 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    They all get very hot. Just stick it somewhere where it can get some airflow or put a vent over it and it should be fine. I don't have any video...
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    19th June 2017, 11:11 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    There's something wrong with him. In a good way. I think someone forgot to tell him it's not a mini quad. Balls. Many balls on that man.
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    19th June 2017, 06:12 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    It holds it fine. There is no outward pressure on the wings in flight, and it helps dissipate energy in a crash. If you want something more secure,...
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    16th June 2017, 01:40 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Wait, what? This is awesome! Over 50in. mini? Dude... How do I....
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    15th June 2017, 04:42 PM
    I know he's got some. Don't know in what though. I remember wanting to get one several years ago but hearing that they were going to be desupported...
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    15th June 2017, 03:26 PM
    Vector does well in the Drak. Not sure about Ruby - don't know anyone who's got one installed and functioning, though there very well may be.
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    15th June 2017, 03:11 PM
    How is the Ruby now - is it still supported? Do you still have to email someone and wait on a response when you want to make a programming change?
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    12th June 2017, 07:09 PM
    I'd go graphene personally - I've got a bunch of them for mini quads, mini drak, hc44 etc and don't have any other batteries that perform like they...
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    11th June 2017, 09:55 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2626217-Zip-Start-Bungee-launcher Something like this is all that's needed. A stake in the ground,...
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    11th June 2017, 05:57 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Thought it was just me. It's a terribly designed website, but probably because he's a good engineer (or hopefully)... Most good / creative engineers...
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    11th June 2017, 05:32 PM
    That's on 5.8. 2.4 (linked above) and 1.3 have rg316 leads out the back. Basically, Alex has put out several renditions of most of his antennas -...
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    11th June 2017, 02:39 PM
    Hopefully Chris has some - if not, zippy 5s 8000's work well. Might not be able to find them in a us warehouse though. Last time I checked they were...
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    11th June 2017, 02:25 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Do you have any video of your failed launches? Are you using the ss setup? I had several failed launches as well and have found a way to consistently...
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    11th June 2017, 08:33 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Anyone else done any amp testing with the mini? I've been testing this morning and am pretty astonished with the results - I can comfortably drop...
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    11th June 2017, 12:31 AM
    They both state 2.4 If you look at the elements, you can see that the tbs element case (blue) is tight to the elements (tips are very close to the...
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    10th June 2017, 12:51 PM
    There is no latest version. Alex's crosshair is the crosshair. Been the same for years and always will be. It's physics - it's not going to change....
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    10th June 2017, 12:45 PM
    Identical. Looks change from time to time, but tech is identical.
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    9th June 2017, 02:48 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread IBCrazy's Chimera airplane in FIXED WING
    Nice video. Those 0mph wind days are wonderful. They are few and far between, but you get really gorgeous video as a result... Here's one I made a...
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    9th June 2017, 08:58 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread IBCrazy's Chimera airplane in FIXED WING
    Post a thousand times if you want. This thread needs some love. It used to be the busiest thread I've ever seen on this platform. I've got a Chimera...
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    8th June 2017, 11:49 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Yeah... I've got an HD cam, flight cam and very heavy battery pushed all the way up. I've also got my vector in front of the cg as well as my 1.3...
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    6th June 2017, 08:12 AM
    Are you testing this indoors? Is your hs1177 set to auto for color, not getting enough light and sitting in black and white (night) mode? 90% of the...
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    5th June 2017, 07:51 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    That was a pretty wild first launch, lol. You got her up to about 170mph. Pretty damn sweet.
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    5th June 2017, 09:40 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I don't think you could run 6s successfully on the ss ESC, but I could be wrong. The motor itself could handle it providing that you don't destroy it...
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    5th June 2017, 07:24 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Good luck Havard! Zeus speed!
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    5th June 2017, 04:22 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    That's leaving no head room and assuming that the battery will deliver at its max efficiently and consistently, which multistars do not have the...
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