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03-24-2015, 11:38 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

the te strips worked perfectly as ailerons and i...

the te strips worked perfectly as ailerons and i used plenty of hings to keep it operating smoothly. a lot of the decision on doing full length was dialog with other builders and glider pilots. i...
03-17-2015, 01:28 AM
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Posted By tobydogs

it's sort of boring and was drawn out do to...

it's sort of boring and was drawn out do to flying season in the middle of start to finish.....but heres the bot build thread i started in 2012 here at wattflyer.

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03-16-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

i can seriously say the skimmer is an awesome...

i can seriously say the skimmer is an awesome bird and will glide in smooth and long. if your not low enough as you approach the runway you get plenty of tries to go around. i'v stayed up...
03-16-2015, 03:28 AM
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Posted By tobydogs

lol...:D, i don't think the discussion of adding...

lol...:D, i don't think the discussion of adding washout to the wing is in my thread. i think of wash out as adding a twist/shape ect...ect to the wing tips to help with stall issues or something...
03-16-2015, 01:01 AM
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Posted By tobydogs

i can't find my skimmer build manuel,how does it...

i can't find my skimmer build manuel,how does it describe setting washout on the wing? could you possible take a picture of that section of the instructions. i'm wondering if i missed something in my...
03-15-2015, 12:52 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

RR and i think alike....lol:D you will...

RR and i think alike....lol:D

you will be building the wing flat on the board and thats how you want the wing halves to be when joined with the dihedral.

i remember maiden day for my...
03-11-2015, 10:31 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

alright then......:D,you have all the necessities...

alright then......:D,you have all the necessities to build this bird. now for the fun part of putting glue to the balsa.[popcorn]. i'v been following along and am looking forward to your posting...
03-06-2015, 01:01 AM
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Posted By tobydogs

hobbyking hxt900's work great in the...

hobbyking hxt900's work great in the skimmer.thats what i used.

my now favorite small servos are EMAX eso8mgd's. they work smooth,have nice torque and don't break the bank. you can get them...
03-04-2015, 12:46 AM
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Posted By tobydogs

[QUOTE=FlyWheel;969692]Does anyone here know what...

[QUOTE=FlyWheel;969692]Does anyone here know what the weight of a completed 600 Skimmer is, without the motor, esc and battery pack? I would like to be able to plug in something better than a guess...
03-02-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

flywheel, i used a turnigy 35-30-1400kv...

flywheel,

i used a turnigy 35-30-1400kv sk motor and 40amp plush esc from hobby king and they don't sell these motors any longer . the nose of the fuse is left as my pictures show it before...
03-01-2015, 10:41 PM
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Posted By tobydogs

can't think of anything to add from my build. ...

can't think of anything to add from my build. but i wouldn't skimp on the power. i get unlimited vertical to speck out in a flash and then the search is on for lift.:$

the skimmers are...
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