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08-09-2010, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Go to my post #45 of this thread. VP

Go to my post #45 of this thread.
VP
08-06-2010, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

I didnt know CA eats plastic. Does it say it on...

I didnt know CA eats plastic. Does it say it on the bottle?
VP
08-06-2010, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Victory Pete

I have been refered to this site for a good...

I have been refered to this site for a good replacement prop http://www.graupner.de/en/products/35b5deaa-b1e1-40ee-bc90-94c48ed6afaf/productcategory.aspx Also add some thin CA to your rudder and...
08-06-2010, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Victory Pete

The manager said the damaged battery was...

The manager said the damaged battery was "collateral damage" they were not responsible for that. A battery needed for the plane to function that was bought from them is considered "collateral...
08-06-2010, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Victory Pete

They can please me, they have many times, by...

They can please me, they have many times, by making good on a factory defect. I simply wanted an even exchange of credit, which totaled $33.99.
VP
08-04-2010, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

I am dissapointed with the last transaction with...

I am dissapointed with the last transaction with Horizon Hobby. I did get a Stearman PT-17 in exchange for the defective Ascent, but I didnt get the $10 difference from the lower price of the PT-17....
08-03-2010, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Horizon Hobby was about to send me a new Ascent....

Horizon Hobby was about to send me a new Ascent. I asked if I could have store credit for a different plane. They said yes and I am getting a Stearman PT-17. I will wait until they resovle their...
07-30-2010, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Hi Ed Did you have to send them the plane for...

Hi Ed
Did you have to send them the plane for evaluation?
VP
07-19-2010, 12:12 AM
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Views: 27,500
Posted By Victory Pete

Propeller failure on maiden launch

Hi All
I have a new Ascent that I hand launched for the first time this morning. Bad news, prop broke when I advanced the throttle and the resulting imbalance tore out the motor and firewall. I...
07-11-2010, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Hi I did the test with the battery on and...

Hi
I did the test with the battery on and off. With the battery on If I spin the prop it does have some resistance and will stop quickly. With out the battery it will spin a couple of times. I...
07-11-2010, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Victory Pete

I am not sure of your "left of center line"...

I am not sure of your "left of center line" reference, mine is left of centerline if I am looking at the front of the plane. Basically The wing is angled to the left looking from the back of the...
07-10-2010, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

I am not sure if mine is working correctly or...

I am not sure if mine is working correctly or not, I need to actually fly it. There doesnt seem to be any obvious braking action, maybe it is a subtle thing?
VP
07-10-2010, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Apparently this is intentional to counteract the...

Apparently this is intentional to counteract the torque of the motor, I asked Horizons Product Support and they confirmed this. also I see the pictures on Horizons Website show it offcenter also. I...
07-10-2010, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Victory Pete

Hi I am putting together my Ascent and I...

Hi
I am putting together my Ascent and I have noticed something. The 2 dowels that locate the wings are off center a bit, it tends to angle the wing to the left looking from behind. Any one else...
06-29-2010, 12:34 AM
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Views: 27,500
Posted By Victory Pete

Thanks for the info, Horizon Hobby has excellent...

Thanks for the info, Horizon Hobby has excellent customer service. They have replaced defective parts for me many times.
VP
06-27-2010, 10:15 PM
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Views: 27,500
Posted By Victory Pete

Hi I am considering buying an Ascent 450. At...

Hi
I am considering buying an Ascent 450. At my club 2 guys have them, here is what they found: The control rods flex when they are pushing the linkages, they told me left turns and down are...
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