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12-24-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,337
Posted By jmtdmt

Rocannon, In the past I have bought both...

Rocannon,

In the past I have bought both NMH and Lipo packs from Cheap Battery Packs. I would redommend them as a vendor battery packs had acceptable life and their service was prompt. Only...
07-29-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,884
Posted By jmtdmt

Tom, Orlando Buzzards are a great group of...

Tom,

Orlando Buzzards are a great group of guys I just joined myself couple of months ago. I fly electrics early in the morning and am starting to learn thermaling. Meetings are 1st Saturday of...
Forum: Power Systems
07-13-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By jmtdmt

Great motor I got three at the $17 price I'll...

Great motor I got three at the $17 price I'll wait for that price again before I order more.
06-16-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By jmtdmt

I also keep track of my planes, battery times,...

I also keep track of my planes, battery times, flight times, weather conditions etc. I use a crude OpenOffice spreadsheet. I would like to see an easy to use database.
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-31-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Abramsgunner, I had the same problem which I...

Abramsgunner,

I had the same problem which I also thought was from increased loads due to the BL set up I folded two wings same place as yours. Hopefully, your spar is not cracked/broken mine was...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-02-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Smooth E

SKYPILEIT,

I agree it depends upon your flying style. My 400XT powered Smooth E can do most aerobatics (outside & inside loops, rolls, hammerheads etc) using only half throttle that's good...
04-30-2006, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By jmtdmt

Firemanbill, The performance of the 400XT in...

Firemanbill,

The performance of the 400XT in my Smooth E is outstanding. Can't beat it for the price. Soon as the GWS 350C goes in my Switchback I will install one in it.
Yeah, I was...
04-29-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By jmtdmt

I just received the three 400XT's I order during...

I just received the three 400XT's I order during the back order dale. Flew the first one in my MM Smooth E. Couldn't ask for a better performing motor for the price.
04-24-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,259
Posted By jmtdmt

Esskay 400XT

Been reading the threads about this motor with the backorder sale at HL I couldn't pass up this motor. Replaced the Hacker A20-20L (way to much power for sport aerobatics) on my MM Smooth E with the...
Forum: ParkFlyers
04-24-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Smooth E

Just repowered my Smooth E removed the Hacker A20-20L (way to much power) and installed a Esskay 400XT (on sale at HL for $17). On a APC 9X3.8 SF 1320 Prolite pulling 9.66 amps at 99 watts flight...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

SKYPILEIT, Interesting, I didn't know MM was...

SKYPILEIT,

Interesting, I didn't know MM was including CF tape with the SE kits either ! Both mine are also '04 kits I just ordered two replacement wings wonder if I'll get any tape with them. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

SKYPILET, Did you tape both the top and...

SKYPILET,

Did you tape both the top and bottom of the wing or just one side ? Did you glue the carbon tape to the wing or just fasten it to the wing with packing tape ?
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2006, 03:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Stagger_Wing, Guess I'll go with the four...

Stagger_Wing,

Guess I'll go with the four strips I think the half inch tape is .05 oz. per linear foot so I should only add about .6 oz. with the carbon and probably an ounce with the expoxy. ...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Stagger_Wing, The carbon Tow will work. ...

Stagger_Wing,

The carbon Tow will work. With the extra air speed due to the A20 I can see putting excessive loads on the wing during some violent aerobatcs causing it to break much faster. ...
Forum: 3D Flying
03-07-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 26,257
Posted By jmtdmt

qban_flyer, Not complaning I like the model...

qban_flyer,

Not complaning I like the model so far I just thought it would be a good idea to check the wing spar since I'm waiting for parts I agree most of the planes I have built required some...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-06-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Brushless Smooth E

Well, my A20-20L powered Smooth E bit the dust yesterday. Coming out of a shallow dive on the pull up heard a snap the wing folded. Thankfully, the wing stayed together and I was able to glide the...
Forum: 3D Flying
03-06-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 26,257
Posted By jmtdmt

Airfoilz YAK-54

Got my YAK-54 last week waiting for missing kit parts before I can finish it. I balanced my wing spare before gluing it in the wing hope this will help lateral stability it was off by quite a bit.
Forum: Foamies
03-04-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,103
Posted By jmtdmt

Foam safe glue for Solite

Don't know if you can get it in the UK but I use DAP Weldwood Nonflammable Contact Cement Neoprene Rubber Formula. Comes in a quart can brush it on let it dry till surface is tacky then apply...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-04-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Smooth E

MountainFlyer,

Nice looking Smooth E ! Any particular reason you put the caron tube/rod on the top of the wing instead of the bottom ? I'm also thinling of adding a second carbon tube at the TE...
Forum: Power Systems
02-03-2006, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,082
Posted By jmtdmt

Bullet Connectors

I agree with rugar the MPJ 3.5mm connectors are a nice tight fit which I like for brushless applications. Wish I could find a cheap source so far best price I have found is E cubed rc. Anyone know...
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-15-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,064
Posted By jmtdmt

Just ran accross this thread I have two MM Smooth...

Just ran accross this thread I have two MM Smooth E's. The first has a GWS 350 covered with Solite. On 122nd flight coming out of what I would consider a shallow dive the wing snapped on the left...
12-20-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,879
Posted By jmtdmt

Balancing Packs

I have several 2s and 3s packs that range from 1320 to 2220 MAHs. Since I live less than five minutes from my flying field I bring the batteries home to charge them. I do not have a balancer but...
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