Mithy Flight Log

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  1. Feb 23, 2011 #161

    Mithrandir

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    got prolly another 6 flights since last post....

    prolly up over 200 flights on the compy now....
     
  2. May 16, 2011 #162

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    FINALLY... made it to Prado on Friday... Went with my Pattern friend Greg... met Russ and Paul there....

    the wind came up a little... not too bad... I got 3 flights in... had a great time with the SX..

    I practiced the first 3 maneuvers of the IMAC unlimited.... not too bad 'caept the upline snap in #3... just no emergy left!! :(

    Had a great time in that nice cool thick air!! almost felt like cheating!!

    lol
     
  3. May 16, 2011 #163

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    Had my jet junk charged and ready for Saturday. Glad you escaped the hurricane force winds we had up here this weekend.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2011 #164

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    Rabbit Bash tomorrow...

    Compy SX and foam and my Pattern Plane too!!
     
  5. Jan 3, 2012 #165

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    been a while since I posted here.....

    I sold my DA170 to a guy in Australia so I put the WWW170 with L90k's back in.....

    there has got to be a 25% power difference!! 3 snaps on an upline... no prob with the WWW170!!

    my friend Bill has the same setup....

    twin_sx-02.jpg

    So far,Bill likes his with a Mej 32 x 10....
    I flew mine with a Vess 32C and a MSC 32 x 10.... the Vess was much faster.... and LOUDER!!

    the MSC was not as fast, a lot quieter... maybe quieter than the Mej.... and seemed to have better low speed pullout/acceleration...

    I think I like the MSC... looks a lot like a prop I got from Chip Hyde 5 years ago.....
     
  6. Jan 3, 2012 #166

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    Yup, your prop was quiet Mike and it reminded me of a sleeper hotrod. Nuttin like a big plane with power to play with :eek:

    That was some fun flying today Mike,,, now we just have to get Barry up and going,,,

    BV
     
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  7. May 29, 2012 #167

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    holy cow....
    I went flying at Rabbit this weekend with Bill....

    I put a little scoop under the carb of my 3W170 'cuz it was surging.... I think it was ingesting hot air from the cylinders.. anyway.. the scoop fixed the issue....

    and now.. I gotta say... this plane has sick power... I can do multiple rolling and snap rolling elements on vertical uplines.. and it just keeps going!!!

    I am not used to a plane this fast!! with this much vertical performance....

    In-F'ing-Credible!!
     
  8. May 30, 2012 #168

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    Bought time you saw the 3dub light Mith! I moved over to falcon carbon props 30x13w on my yak and votec. Really like how they feel on the 157CS's...
     
  9. May 30, 2012 #169

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    the problem now is that at flight idle... it has too much pull.... I need a prop that "Slips" more at low-mid rpms!!! :O

    I got the last MSC 32 x 10 and it is a stump puller!!

    I tried the 12" pitch prop a long time ago... and it makes my plane land too fast! :(

    I want a 33 x 10 Menz or maybe a XOAR???
     
  10. May 30, 2012 #170

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    Glad you're getting some flights in! Jealous of your plane though...:prrr:
     
  11. Sep 5, 2012 #171

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    went flying last weekend with the SX and my son had his Multiplex Acromaster and his newly completed DW Foamie JuKa.... what a sweetie!!!

    Mikey_n_JuKa.jpg
     
  12. Sep 6, 2012 #172

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    Holy cow that kid is getting BIG!

    Hey Mith- tell these guys about your Acromaster.... I dare ya's!
     
  13. Sep 6, 2012 #173

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    I don't know that much about the Acromaster.... my son won't let me fly it!!

    :O

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  14. Sep 6, 2012 #174

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    Looks like too much radio to fly those little 4 channel airplanes..........
     
  15. Oct 15, 2012 #175

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    last weekend... local flying site....

    fun

    [ame]http://youtu.be/R4mMnG2Q1rA[/ame]
     
  16. Oct 15, 2012 #176

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    Cool video, had Floyd playing while I watched it.:thumbsup:

    Hey Mike, got a question for you. I picked up a used custom painted 3.1m SuperExtra airframe a while back, do you know how heavy yours is? Mine was painted on the thick side, and I'm sure the guy added a couple pounds. Over the winter time, I will be stripping the paint off, and painting mine myself, with automotive paint. Do you have pictures of your setup? I just like to see how others have set their planes up. I have a 3W 157ts that needs a new crank, a jug, piston, and ring. For what its gonna cost me, now I'm thinking of a 170. I'll have to line up some sidework for that and the servos. I found this online, it's the only picture I found on this plane, so I will just make up the scheme for the bottom. What do you think?
     

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  18. Oct 15, 2012 #178

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    I might be able to come up with a crank for ya. Just give me a little time to finger it out and line it up.
     
  19. Oct 15, 2012 #179

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    Mithy,

    I just picked up a super extra 2weeks ago, it flies pretty good, did you cut back the trailing edges of your horizontal stabs to get more throw travel??

    Thanks,

    Steve
     

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    Wow man!!! That is awesome!!! And I was thinking stripes on the bottom too!!!
    Small world, glad I posted the pic that I had. Let him know, I hope he doesn't mind. If possible, get some more pictures!!! And thanks for the link to your build. I am working on my 2.6m Extra right now, and just saw all this.

    Thanks! Steve
     

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