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Forum: Foamies
03-03-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By larryross

The EDF I am using pulls about 55 amps at WOT. I...

The EDF I am using pulls about 55 amps at WOT. I had a couple of 2500ma 3s lipos that died after less than 1 hr (not in this plane). They were cheapies I got off ebay. The 2500ma 3s fit very well in...
03-02-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By larryross

If you still haven't found a scale and tile...

If you still haven't found a scale and tile program, Bill Segraves over on RCGroupe is offering a free program he has written called Scale and Tile. I use it a lot and it works very well.

Larry
Forum: Foamies
03-02-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By larryross

It's still on the shelf waiting for the test...

It's still on the shelf waiting for the test flight after I made the mods. I've got to get a suitable battery too. I am going to wait for a perfect day considering the problems involved.
Forum: Foamies
03-02-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By larryross

Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Foamies
03-01-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By larryross

I watched your video and see it is a 2822. I was...

I watched your video and see it is a 2822. I was wondering what kind of mount you are using. I haven't been able to find anything other than the mount that comes with it. It doesn't look like you...
Forum: Foamies
03-01-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By larryross

Hey LP Is that a 2822 hanging on the front of...

Hey LP
Is that a 2822 hanging on the front of that good looking bird?

Larry
02-28-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 115,730
Posted By larryross

Don't try building more than one giant at a time...

Don't try building more than one giant at a time then Chellie. :D
02-28-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 115,730
Posted By larryross

I'm not going to say anything about anyone being...

I'm not going to say anything about anyone being slow. :D
Forum: Foamies
02-11-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

Larry hope you don't mind me leaning on you...

Larry
hope you don't mind me leaning on you again... where would you start for a CG on this? What information do you need to calculate it?
Forum: Foamies
02-11-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

Hi Ace I have been here a little while, but...

Hi Ace
I have been here a little while, but this is my first thread. I have been check'n out some of your things here. Hope you find that plane design you need. Keep at it... it'll come. :)
Forum: Foamies
02-11-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

If your numbers are right and I have no reason to...

If your numbers are right and I have no reason to think they aren't, that would explain the failure of all flights. Wonder why Matthew didn't pick up on that?

I really hope this works. It's a...
02-11-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 115,730
Posted By larryross

Chellie When are we going to see this all in...

Chellie
When are we going to see this all in one piece or is it too big to assemble in your garage too. :Q:D
02-11-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 115,730
Posted By larryross

A miniture one of these would still be pretty...

A miniture one of these would still be pretty big. :D
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

I didn't see post #27 before I posted my last....

I didn't see post #27 before I posted my last. That should make CG only about 3" aft of where it is balanced now.
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

OK... well that should do something as it is 4"...

OK... well that should do something as it is 4" aft of where it is balancing now. I'm not sure how I can shift it back that far. Maybe make a battery compartment at or behind the CG. I'll play...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

Yes Mike.. :o I got that backwards in my...

Yes Mike.. :o I got that backwards in my explanation, but in actuality elevon works properly. :)

Thanks for pointing that out so it can be clarified. I appreciate it.

Larry
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

A few things I might reiterate here... 1)...

A few things I might reiterate here...

1) All planes were build with the same templates (except the DF construction).

2) The other builders did not use LG.

3) The other builders used...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

From all the comments I have gotten, this thing...

From all the comments I have gotten, this thing may very well fly now with the mods I did.

1) Found fixed a restriction in the exhaust tube.

2) Set the mains forward 1 1/2".

3) Lowered...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

Yes it was the actual model before anything was...

Yes it was the actual model before anything was installed or even complete (completely bare airframe) and it glided extremely well IMHO.

Probably many builders would... please consider I am a...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

NO See picture below (17" from...

NO




See picture below (17" from nose of plane)

AUW is 710g

As it stands right now with the mains brought forward without battery the nose stands up (Battery weight is 157g). With...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

31" long 28 1/2" main wing 710g AUW ...

31" long
28 1/2" main wing
710g AUW

Specs for the motor
EDF Fan Unit 53mm / 5300kv / 680g thrust w/ Motor
Motor Type: 2409H-7T Delta Turn
Outer Dimensions: 62 x 71mm
Shaft: 3.175mm
Weight:...
Forum: Foamies
02-10-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

&np; Thanks Larry A lot of the issues you...

&np;

Thanks Larry
A lot of the issues you have described have been addressed, but not tested yet.

The mains issues are pertinent to my plane, but the other two didn't install LG and hand...
Forum: Foamies
02-09-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

There are no videos of the failed flights. I...

There are no videos of the failed flights. I didn't get a video and as far as I know the others didn't either.

My flight went like this... there was a 2 to 3 mph breeze with occasional gust to 5...
02-09-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 110,539
Posted By larryross

Larry I posted the daJet here. ...

Larry
I posted the daJet here.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?p=560635#post560635

I would love for someone to make that little jet fly.
Forum: Foamies
02-09-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

More build pictures. Come on all you master...

More build pictures. Come on all you master model builders let's make this thing fly.
Forum: Foamies
02-09-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

Here are the latest plans... I think I have all...

Here are the latest plans... I think I have all the updates added.
Forum: Foamies
02-09-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,238
Posted By larryross

DaJet EDF Stagger wing jet

Myself and two other builders built one of these beta models for the designer. The plans were easy to cut and fit together. After finishing and test flying (trying to fly) none of the three would...
02-07-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 29,449
Posted By larryross

If you can't find one locally, Google "mini crock...

If you can't find one locally, Google "mini crock stick" you'll get a lot of hits. :D

Later
Larry
02-07-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 115,730
Posted By larryross

Those are some nice jugs and the beer jugs are...

Those are some nice jugs and the beer jugs are nice too. OH NO I didn't say that... did I? For shame for shame. :o Dirty old man. :red:
02-07-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 29,449
Posted By larryross

Chellie I would like to share what I do when...

Chellie
I would like to share what I do when cutting. It used to take me at least 1 blade (I use #11 blades) and sometimes 2 or three blades per plane. Then I ran across the Lusky Mini Crockstick...
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