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PostSubject: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptyThu Dec 02, 2010 8:36 pm

Added some hobbyking skis to the edge 540 for a bit of snow flying before it got to cold and we went home Razz

Here are the skis: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=10744&aff=55290
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptyThu Dec 02, 2010 9:03 pm

hi, i also have them on there way from hobbyking.just hope i get them before snow has gone .wot size plane did you put them on.i was hoping to fit them to my parkzone t28
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptyThu Dec 02, 2010 10:32 pm

any close up pictures Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptyFri Dec 03, 2010 11:09 am

Very effective, yes any close ups ?
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptySat Dec 04, 2010 7:48 am

madjeff wrote:
hi, wot size plane did you put them on.i was hoping to fit them to my parkzone t28

Sam's plane is a 60" 2.5kg plane.
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptySat Dec 04, 2010 9:02 am

Where was that flown as I don't recognize it right off?
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptySat Dec 04, 2010 9:12 am

i have found out by experience that skis are no good for tricycle undercarraige but have yet to try them on a tail dragger. confused
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PostSubject: Re: Snow flying!   Snow flying! EmptySat Dec 04, 2010 10:51 am

Tail wheel worked fine for steering. In the videos Sam lands across the field, then he taxis round and takes off again. It is quite a heavy plane for skis so used 3/4 power for take off (that's why as soon as it leaves the ground it goes straight up).

The site is TMFC, Redmarshall field.
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