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Old 12-02-2019, 04:39 PM   #41
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Re: Freewing F14 Tomcat twin 80mm EDF build by 4stripes


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I am going to start the next flying season with one of these ESCs in my Mirage to see how it holds up but so far after several test runs they seem to be solid. I would not put it in any 90mm jets but I think it might be a good upgrade for the 80mm jets. Time will tell.

Question for you Eric, were there any washers on the top and bottom of the pivot point on the wing bolt. When I disassembled my F14 wing I did not see any washers but in the replacement parts I see there are replacement ones which I ordered just in case.
I can't seem to find any photos or info regarding this.

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Old 12-03-2019, 02:37 AM   #42
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Re: Freewing F14 Tomcat twin 80mm EDF build by 4stripes

Mine came with 3 or 4 washers per wing. Can’t remember if I used one on top and two under or the other way round. A little trial and error to get things half decent.
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Old 12-10-2019, 08:05 AM   #43
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I found a plan view of the how the washers go on the wing pivot point so everything is back together and works great. The wing is nice solid now in both the forward and sweep position. I followed your lead Eric and put the Rx and BEC in belly to make room for the batteries in the nose. There is quite a rats nest of wiring in this aircraft so it took some effort to try to keep everything neet. The plastic bracket for the landing light mount broke and I do not see any replacements available so I will try to make one otherwise I will just pull it out. Just have to put the new decals on then on to the next project.

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