Cowlhead's 40% Extra 260

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  1. Oct 13, 2008 #161

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    How would you install the switches. What would turn the unit on and off. The unit powers up auto when it see power so i guess you could do this but the switch that the unit comes with is bad ass. Not that the fromeco are not good. But i like the digi switch.
     
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    I knew you were going to say that, I just have to patch the spot where the Fromeco switches are, and install the powerbox switch.
     
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    Made a little more progress. Now that I have the connectors I needed for the wings and stabs I can finish this project. I promise the next one won't take this long to complete. Here are a few shots of the connectors I am using.
     

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    I redid the elevator wires to include the 6 pin connectors. This will make it way easier to remove the stabs and not have to worry about the servo wires. I also re ran the wires to the back to get them up and out of the way of the pull pull wires.
     

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    That looks good great idea.
     
  6. Oct 17, 2008 #166

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    Thanks Show I got those connectors from a website allelectronics.com They had them to me in like 2 days. BTW if anyone needs the multiplex connectors for the powerbox battery connectors you can order them on jetcats website. Also Airwild rocks, I placed an order not more than 30 min ago and they have already shipped it. Wow.
     
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    Those connectors look awfully bulky/heavy though, like something from a car radio installation kit. I prefer the Graupner/Multiplex six-prong connectors for a two-servo quick-connect connection, and Radio Shack sells some nice 9-pin connectors for a three-servo quick-connect connection (enough hyphens and repettitive words for ya).
     
  8. Oct 18, 2008 #168

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    Auctually these connectors are quite small and lightweight.
     
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    LOL don't hold back tell us how you really feel Jens Baby
     
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    Ron, why would I stop now? :exercise5:

    Cowl, must be the pictures that make them look that way. :exercise:

    I put another three flights on my 260 today, I really like it. I lowered rud to elev mix from 5% to 4% and it's still a little to much. I will probably put 1% rud to ail in next and see how it does. I have mine set up a little nose heavy though and with only about 35deg throw on elevators, so walls are "not so good" he he. But I really like it.
     
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    Cowl your doing a fine job....I like how much care you are taking with the wireing....you can do my next.......

    Tell Jens to stop typing with such an accent....he's hard to read.......LOLOL
     
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    So Im not the only one that reads his posts with an accent. Thanks king I decided to redo how I had the wiring done so it looks the way I want it to. wait till you see the rest of it
     
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    Here are a few pics of the inside of my 260. I thought I kept it pretty clean on this installation.
     

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    very nice.
     
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    I need teflon couplers and clamps for my LL90k cans but I don't want to call AI up just to order that. Does any have some I can buy from them?
     
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    Just call them. Order two sets fo you can lend a set yourself..

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    I should call him today so I can get this thing done. The other parts I needed will be here today. Needed some misc odds and ends to finish up.
     
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    YOu try calling over to Airwild or Gyro? Dons hobby is pretty wuick with shipping go USPS its cheaper and quicker. TBM seems to be stocking alot of GS stuff. Call around.

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    I don't think they have the teflon couplers
     
  20. Oct 27, 2008 #180

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    So I am trying to install the canisters and its not working out. I need Rabbit Ron to take his cowl off and post some pictures of his install. I need help if this thing is going to be ready for El Centro
     

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