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bert baker11/08/2019 11:56:42
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The following

measurments have been taken from a part built Precedent Stampe I purchased a while ago,

its in need of work but should be ok.

the cabaines haven’t had support wires fitted qnd at the moment the top wing ply plate won’t sit flat on the top of the cabaines2795cb8c-ff1b-4161-a8c6-aeef532f4da9.jpeg

bert baker11/08/2019 11:57:29
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Top wing above +2.5

bert baker11/08/2019 11:58:22
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bert baker11/08/2019 11:58:54
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Bottom wing +5.5

bert baker11/08/2019 11:59:28
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bert baker11/08/2019 12:00:03
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Tail +5 degrees

bert baker11/08/2019 12:03:35
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Top longeron was set to zero and measured at the cockpit as it has a door that folds down

bert baker13/08/2019 13:10:04
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Cymaz,,, info on Falcon wing parts please

cymaz13/08/2019 18:24:39
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Bert, I used Richard Hughes at Falcon Aviation.

HERE is the old website....I don’t know if he is still going. I hope he is, he was very helpful and always willing to get the job done

bert baker13/08/2019 20:14:21
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Hi yes spoke to them this morning,

What was you reason for going the laser cut route,,,

I can see the point if you have smashed wings.

and can see that the laser cut spar is nice,,

its not a cheap option.

cymaz13/08/2019 20:34:45
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I used him out of previous experience and the fact that nothing lined up or matched in my old kit

Steve Dunne28/08/2019 17:36:20
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Getting to grips with the SLEC/Precedent kit, not impressed with the re-drawn plan yet as it is difficult to identify some of the parts etc on the plan - they are not shaded as per the original plan. Just needs plenty of study, it eventually dawns!

I have bought a set of DH82a wheels from Sarik - they are very good, if somewhat heavy at around 430grams (nearly a pound surprise).
The wheel hubs are from some unidentified plastic - maybe nylon or polyprop? - does anyone know what the plastic is, or what is a good adhesive for these hubs? I don't want them separating as a result of heavy landings...
How have you previous builders fastened the hub covers to the hubs? They need to be removable. Looking at No2 ST screws so far, but a bit big? Smaller might not hold during side loads on landing?

Exciting stuff!
Steve.

cymaz28/08/2019 17:39:33
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Have you experimented with clear shower mastic to stick the hubs on?

Steve Dunne28/08/2019 18:07:33
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I assume you mean silicone sealant? No, I don't think that it actually adheres well enough.
The problem is that the side loads from landings other than perfect (my usual!) are very great, and I have seen similarly constructed wheels split on landing more than once in the past.
The Sarik wheels are split hubs, they are a very tight fit in the tyres. As such, I cannot "experiment" with adhesives with the hubs fitted to the tyres, and if I experiment outside the tyres and find a very successful adhesive, I won't be able to separate them to refit to the tyres!
I am, therefore, asking if anyone has actually used these wheels, and if so how they resolved the problem.

Steve.

bert baker28/08/2019 19:17:40
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I do hope your wrong about the plan,

I have purchased a new Stampe Kit at the Nationals.

on first inspection the ribs look ok,,

and that’s as far as it got

Broken Prop29/08/2019 09:16:38
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I purchased one as well. Fingers crossed!

Steve Dunne29/08/2019 09:39:04
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I'm sure that we'll all be flying top-notch Stampes in a few months - I'm looking forward to it.
The current nuisance is that the re-drawn plan has lots of superimposed lines drawn for various elements, but little shading to indicate which bit is which. I've seen online pics of the original plan, which seems a lot clearer.
I'm still trying to get hold of someone's old version of the plan - doesn't matter about the condition as I will use the new plan for building and the old just for reference.

Reading through this (long) thread and a similar one on RcGroups has been very helpful, thanks to all contributors yes.

Steve.

Jon - Laser Engines29/08/2019 10:22:02
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Posted by Steve Dunne on 29/08/2019 09:39:04:


I'm still trying to get hold of someone's old version of the plan

Sorry Steve i have not forgotten, just been busy most evenings or too fed up to do anything more than sit on my backside.

I was intending to fly my stampe over the weekend but ended up loosing interest. It was too hot and the prospect of de-rigging it at the end of a very hot day didnt appeal. I will try again at the weekend

As for all you new stampe owners you are making me want to torch my current model and get my new kit on the go. I feel bad now!

Edited By Jon - Laser Engines on 29/08/2019 10:23:48

bert baker29/08/2019 12:30:47
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I would prefer Jon to get rest and make me a 180 Petrol..

I can get the original kits plan out and get it copied if it helps

Steve Dunne29/08/2019 12:47:04
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Ha! laughCan't argue with that!

That's a very kind offer, Bert.
Please let me pay for the copying?

Jon - don't worry, I didn't expect you to drop the important things just to search for a long-missing plan!
And as Bert says, there are more important things in your life wink 2.

Steve.

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