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08-06-2012 05:54 PM  5 years agoPost 1
captrlp

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Spanish Fork, Utah - USA

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I'm not a hardcore 3D pilot, but I'm wondering about the longevity of the tail control rod, having only a single guide. Has anyone had any control rod failures due to the single guide?

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08-06-2012 06:03 PM  5 years agoPost 2
Ronald Thomas

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It will be fine. Been flying it since I got the kit in Feb., no wear at all

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08-06-2012 06:53 PM  5 years agoPost 3
T-rexn8

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If I could get one that wasn't broken from the kit or package, I would be a happy camper

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08-06-2012 07:48 PM  5 years agoPost 4
dahld

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Bakersfield, CA, USA

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No issues after many many flights. Same with the 700.

(-: Dave

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08-07-2012 01:14 AM  5 years agoPost 5
GabrielB1231

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It will be fine. I've seen Fil Lowe fly his for a couple of months and no wear at all.

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08-07-2012 01:48 AM  5 years agoPost 6
captrlp

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Thanks for the replies. I was more concerned about it breaking, but sounds like all is well
Trexn8, you've had worse luck than I did with my kit. Apparently you're not flying yet?

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08-07-2012 03:46 AM  5 years agoPost 7
GabrielB1231

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I dont think he is flying

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08-07-2012 04:39 AM  5 years agoPost 8
T-rexn8

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Yes I have had the worst luck with this kit for some reason

Not a super big deal, guess I just wanted to vent a little

Gonna probably be another week before I can even get a rod…

Seriously would have been flying this thing over a month ago if I didn't have such bad "luck"

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08-07-2012 04:43 AM  5 years agoPost 9
captrlp

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Spanish Fork, Utah - USA

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Do you just need the cf rod? If so, send me a pm and I'll send you one.

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08-13-2012 07:07 AM  5 years agoPost 10
T-rexn8

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Perfect condition carbon rod received from captrip, thank you

The rod was packed well and supported so I did not receive a broken "new" part. Pay attention RH

Thanks again, this is a great community

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08-20-2012 04:09 PM  5 years agoPost 11
AIRPLANEDOOD

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that is what this hobby is suppose to be about...helping each other and having a great time...sometimes i think that gets overlooked.


ohhhh i love the smell of gasssser in the morning :)

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