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john stones 111/11/2014 19:12:04
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Mine has a 2200 mah lipo and this motor Eric, it's nice to fly not mental, launch is a doddle.

H.K

John

fly boy311/11/2014 19:30:03
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Thanks for the info John, ad also gives prop size, and ESC size as well. I'm amazed at the price of these motors, still can,t complain can we thanks. FB3

Formtex194714/12/2014 18:50:00
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pushy cat 2 008.jpgpushy cat 2 004.jpgpushy cat 2 002.jpgHi John & Ken,

Well I have gone and done it as my old American flying buddies would say!
I have made another Pushy, well you know it goes!
All I need now is a nice day for her maiden.
Have used the same 2200 mAh battery and the same KD 2217-2200 Kv motor
as before with a 6 x 4 prop which Pushy # 1 did well on!
Time will tell have added a couple of pics.
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john stones 114/12/2014 19:01:24
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That's a beauty superb job yes

John

ken anderson.15/12/2014 09:08:32
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hello formtex...very nice job there....pick a day with a slight breeze rather than flat calm....job's a goodin.

ken Anderson...nice job dept.

brfc703/05/2015 16:05:59
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Well my Mk1 pushy cat went in due to loss of radio signal yesterday sad It was my own fault. I have put a frsky hack module into a friends Futaba 7c as had done my own over a year ago the only difference this time was I put the aerial in a different place. Not thinking anything of it I flew my PC to test all was well with the TX and it wasn't. On further investigation I found that the aerial didn't screw far enough in to its housing due to the plastic on tx body been thicker on the new place and their for massively reducing signal. Never mind you learn from your mistakes.

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SO IT's ON TO MK2 smiley

Mk2 1

Found some balsa left over from my candoo build so had enough to do one complete wing, both tailbooms and the tailplane yes These were done so much quicker than the first time as I now know that things don't need to be millimetre perfect and 100% to plan just as long as both sides are the same yes

Mk2 2

Also got the formers done as had to buy a massive sheet of ply last time. As my MK1 I've made F2 with straight sides, without the cutouts for the ply doublers as again these will be replaced with 1/8 balsa doublers slotted in after sides and bottom sheeting is glued together. Another slight change was to enlarge the cutout of F3 to be the size of F1 and that way you get two for one wink F4 is about 4mm wider just to allow a bit more room for the motor and you'll also see I've made a ply motor mount as like last time I don't want motor attached to F4.

Hopefully get some more wood this week and get cracking.

Baz

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Edited By brfc7 on 03/05/2015 16:09:14

ken anderson.03/05/2015 17:04:17
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well done baz--- hope cc is looking in he may learn a thing or three about building a PC......

ken Anderson...ne...1 building monitoring dept

brfc703/05/2015 18:10:20
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Cheers Ken, this one will be done a hell of a lot quicker as mk1 took 6 months on and off and then my candoo took about 2 month so should be less again ha. Think this one will fly better too.

Baz

ken anderson.03/05/2015 18:26:28
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as we all know there is only one-the club chairman's bespoke creation-which has graced the sky at BVRMC ........ leading where other's have attempted to follow......teeth 2

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ken Anderson...ne..1 leader's dept...

Erfolg03/05/2015 20:32:26
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bfrc

I am so happy with my PC (using a Naca 0008 section) I have been contemplating making a bigger version with wheels.

It is such a well behaved model, the proportions are so spot on, they seem to be totally optimised.

fly boy303/05/2015 21:13:09
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Hi Ken a beautiful finished model indeed. Mine has been waiting for the right conditions for months for my maiden. May might be better as I'm raring to go. Cheers

John Privett03/05/2015 21:57:36
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"Right conditions"? Traditionally most of my maiden flights seem to take place in a howling gale. Not sure why, it's just the way it always seems to work out!

Anyway, the PC isn't fussy about weather conditions. And a bit of a breeze makes the launch even easier, just don't launch it crosswind - I've come to grief a couple of times by being too casual with the launch and launching 45 degrees off the wind direction. That doesn't usually end well... embarrassed

brfc703/05/2015 22:27:14
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Don't even worry about the wind John I've flown mine in over 20mph constant plus gusts.

Baz

Andy Palmer04/05/2015 08:31:21
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I'm getting tempted by all these photos. They look pretty simple to build and they obviously fly well...time to clear the building board!

Andy

brfc704/05/2015 08:56:29
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Posted by Andy Palmer on 04/05/2015 08:31:21:

I'm getting tempted by all these photos. They look pretty simple to build and they obviously fly well...time to clear the building board!

Andy

Go for it Andy, my mk1 PC was the first time I'd built off a plan it really is a simple job. Plus you've the benefit of all the tips from here

Baz

ken anderson.04/05/2015 09:07:03
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hello Andy-deffo make one-so simple to build and kit out and they are excellent flyers...and as young baz has said-loads of tip's etc on the threads/forum....don't over power it- it doesn't need it.

ken Anderson...ne..1 PC/dept.

ken anderson.04/05/2015 18:39:19
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well the bespoke PC I was on about yesterday - is now in the repair shop after the owner(me) flew too far away and became dis orientated and then Isaac newton's bit took over....the ground helped to remove the nose etc....not too bad and will be fixed shortly...arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.. kulou

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ken Anderson...ne...1 repair dept....

john stones 104/05/2015 22:18:01
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Oooopssurprise never mind Ken plenty of tips on repair jobs on here cheeky

She'll be back smile d

John......sympathy dept

Formtex194705/05/2015 08:37:16
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Bad luck Ken, know how that feels and also know how easy the PC is to loose sight of.

Maybe a slightly different colour scheme would be handy on the underside?

Talking of loosing it my Can-Doo is the same! Good luck with the rebuild and happy landings.

Andy Palmer05/05/2015 18:37:07
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I've spent much of the last couple of days reading forum posts, gleaning information from lots of you guys, and reading the original magazine article that has been posted online. I was wondering whether to ask my clubmates to look through their old mags for the plan or just to bite the bullet and buy one, but then I had a brainwave, check my own back issues. Bingo, I have the original mag complete with the plan!

On Thursday we go away for a week but back in time for the Blackbushe show on the 16th so I might have to buy a few bits and pieces...

Andy

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