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Forum: ParkFlyers
01-12-2010, 08:04 PM
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Posted By CHEECH

More Power!

Not squirrelly at all freind. Only problem now is how am I going to make the wings sweep back in flight when I put it to the corner:silly:.

We sure have come a long ways since swapping out the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-06-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Cammel Back Mountain Flight

http://www.vimeo.com/8562615

Christmas Day. Leno filming. Dad, and Brad as ATC. Church parking lot near Arcadia AZ. Awesom view in the background of Camelback.
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-23-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

New Shoe's

Finally got a drill press. A must have tool in my opinion. The GWS props that I have fallen into come with a tiny hole. In the past when I tried to drill straight through with my hand drill the hole...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-10-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Real Crazy, that is!:blah:

Real Crazy, that is!:blah:
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-10-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Holey Moley. Thats a 150% increase in power...

Holey Moley. Thats a 150% increase in power captain. Who's the Sputnik now John. :ws:
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-09-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

New Setup

True. But I did not enjoy the way it flew with the fat battery. I had to keep the power up just to keep it straight and level. It wasnt that smooth of a flyer like when it had the mouse motor in it....
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-09-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

To drop a few pounds off the cub, I'm going to...

To drop a few pounds off the cub, I'm going to try my 7.4V batt instead of the heavier 11.1V. I believe it will fly more stable. I'll be using a 1060 prop too.

I deep cycled the Radio batts, and...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-06-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Thanks John. I guess I was going the wrong way...

Thanks John. I guess I was going the wrong way with the prop size. So smaller is less thrust. Got it.

I dont even know why I would want to go slower. I just have to have a little better throttle...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-05-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Thanks Wingspann. Has to be a weight and balance...

Thanks Wingspann. Has to be a weight and balance issue. I just got a order in from HURC. In it was a new prop adapter thats a little hevier than the one I had on. That should tip the scale a little...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-04-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

I know huh. Its not the battery shifting anymore....

I know huh. Its not the battery shifting anymore. I have that "nailed down". Wing still sits flat on the bench. My wieght and balance machine is a bit touchy. I think the two finger model would be...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-03-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

All over the Sky.

Did my first ROG takeoff with the cub today. It was pretty neat. The little devil was a handfull in the air though. For some reason the cub is all over the place now. The last two flights have been...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-28-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

End of Production

It's the end of the line for the Electricub from Great Planes. According to my research it has been discontinued. So I went ahead and bought a few spare cowls before they are all gone. I havent been...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-06-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

I know John. I didnt want to, but I put a...

I know John. I didnt want to, but I put a permanent crossmember to stop the battery from sliding back. Now I have to make it removable. I know its a no no to charge a lipo while its still in the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-04-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Should I go Under the Powerlines or Over them? ...

Should I go Under the Powerlines or Over them?

How about right through em. Close call today. It got kinda squirley on me, the second launch of the day. Battery probably moved again. Full power...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-15-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

John the old engine mount uses a stick that runs...

John the old engine mount uses a stick that runs the length of the forward fuse untill it meets the firewall. I measured the gap between the balanced position of the battery and the firewall. Then I...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-14-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Got it figured out. Fly's very well. Glad I spent...

Got it figured out. Fly's very well. Glad I spent all that time and money on the upgrades. I had a lot of power in reserve. Never got the throttle to the corner. Feels good. Prop savers do work....
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-13-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

John. Im going to send you a pic of the down...

John. Im going to send you a pic of the down thrust. Tell me what you think. I still need a way to secure that Lipo better in the new tray. Going to have it ready tonight for the weekend.

I...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Thanks for the pep talk John. It wasnt so...

Thanks for the pep talk John. It wasnt so crushing this time. I know I got some more work to do. I was more upset about the tailgate handle on my 06 chevy giving out. I had no work stand. I will take...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Back to the Basics

This one didnt turn out so well. The cub was very unstable. The C.G. was dead on. So I beleive my Down and to the Right was way off. Right outa my hand the airplane went straight up and to the right....
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Super Cub

Going to launch the 43" Cub right now before the sun sets 200 miles West in San Diego. I'll let you all know how my new power set up went. Very few threads on this particular airplane. We'll find out...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-03-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Correct. Jeff's charger worked fine. I was just...

Correct. Jeff's charger worked fine. I was just looking for something more multi-functional. I am very pleased with the power set up I got from H.U.R.C.. I still havent advanced the throttle past...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-02-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Turnigy

John

Today two surprises at my door. Tap, Tap, Tappy, and what do I see. The Postman arrived with two packages. One was the replacement cannopy for my Lancair. The original had damage from the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-02-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

RIP SnowBall 2. (Moment of Silence) Lets begin. ...

RIP SnowBall 2. (Moment of Silence) Lets begin.

No flying for me this weekend. I did mod a few things though. "On my house that is". Spring cleaning came early for us. Went to Lowes to buy a few...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-28-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Pre-Flight

Pre-Flight Prep.

It all came together nicely. C.G. is perfect, and I do beleive I came out weighing about the same as the old brushless set up. Lets see how she does out on the feild. Here are...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-28-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Not a lot of room at all John. Thats right. I...

Not a lot of room at all John. Thats right. I managed to carve out enough space for my new battery. I used a long drill bit as a router, and came in through the front using my Dremel. All I need now...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-26-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Battery Placement

The picture below is facing looking aft. Follow the engine stickmount back, that's the opening I will carve out to make room for the battery. Velcro sould hold it in place just fine. Plenty of...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-26-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

The new motor is a bit heavier than the old 280....

The new motor is a bit heavier than the old 280. Unfortunatly the battery is a bit heavier too. It will be interesting after I have it all together. I wish the battery tray allowed for more forward...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-25-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Motor Installation

Hello All

Last night I modified the old engine cradle to make way for the outrunner. I began by sawing off the forward cradle to allow the GWS stick mount to slide on. After the new engine mount...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-23-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Way ahead of you on the finish John. Should have...

Way ahead of you on the finish John. Should have kept it to myself last night at work. Now everyone wants one. I should be charging for them.
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-23-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,211
Posted By CHEECH

Fire Proof

Check this out. I had an old ammo can lying around that I sand blasted. After blasting, I kinda liked the color the media left behind. Almost looked like the skin of a used WWII fighter. With that...
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