Search: Posts Made By: RCBobby
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14
Search took 0.00 seconds.
03-21-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 129,415
Posted By RCBobby

Is gas slowly dying?

I have flown RC since the 70's and I am one of the old farts. My field is in the Hinterlands and is 70% glow/gas 30% electrics. But at least to our faces we tolerate each others interests,(as we...
Forum: Power Systems
02-24-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By RCBobby

I have been running a 400 GWS Slow flyer for...

I have been running a 400 GWS Slow flyer for about a year now with a Thunderpower 1320 2s li-po. I don't know how many flights but I would guess 60 to 100 and I have had no trouble. My speed...
01-06-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,613
Posted By RCBobby

I am far from being an expert in this hobby but...

I am far from being an expert in this hobby but that seems like overkill to me. I am flying a 3 Lb. plus Fokker Tri Plane and I don't have that big of a pack. I think its a 3c 1500 MA pack and I...
01-02-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,313
Posted By RCBobby

What size LiPo Battery do I need?

I have just completed a World Models P-51. It has a flying weight of 26 oz. and I am using the stock Speed 400 Motor. The prop is the standard folding type prop that came with the kit and it...
01-02-2006, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,138,301
Posted By RCBobby

I didn't have many dead sticks but I got tired of...

I didn't have many dead sticks but I got tired of wiping all of the oil off of the plane and watching all the decals come off from being oil soaked, not to mention fueling and defueling.
12-28-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,613
Posted By RCBobby

World Models P-51

I am beginning to get the picture. I think I will try and cut a hatch cover access in the fuse and take the battery out and charge it. That will solve all of my problems. Nice to know the plane...
12-27-2005, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,613
Posted By RCBobby

The World Models P-51

I just purchased a P-51 EP from The World models.com. It arrived Thursday and I have been working on it between Turkey dinners. It is an impressive ARF. Covered with a film similar to...
Forum: Foamies
12-20-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,107
Posted By RCBobby

Outrunners

My problem with outrunners is that it seems every manufacturer uses different numbers to describe the size of the motor. I have a Hacker A-30 but and Electrifly might have 8 numbers to describe its...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-17-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By RCBobby

I found the specs. on the motor. Prop -1147,...

I found the specs. on the motor. Prop -1147, Volts -11.1,Amps.10.9A Thrust-602 Grams KV970 Max Power 160W and thanks for the info on the battery pack.
Forum: 3D Flying
12-16-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By RCBobby

Matt, I found the motor at a swap meet. The...

Matt,
I found the motor at a swap meet. The guy assured me that it was bigger and better than my stock motor. There is one born every minute. I have the specs at home. I will look them up later...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-16-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By RCBobby

Power setup for Turmoil

I am currently finishing a Turmoil 3-D flyer. I plan to use a BM2410-12Y outrunner motor from Quietflight with Li-poly batteries. Is this big enough and is it more powerful than the motor that...
12-15-2005, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By RCBobby

B-36

I have really dreamed of building a really lite 6 ft. wing span B-36 electric. I can handle the foam wings but I would like to have a hollow tube type fuselage. Any ideas on how to build a 2" to 3"...
12-11-2005, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,138,301
Posted By RCBobby

Polk Hobbies sells the DR1 in a balsa kit with...

Polk Hobbies sells the DR1 in a balsa kit with solarfilm covering, I think. It flys well but ends up over 40 oz. Made in China. ARF.
12-11-2005, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,138,301
Posted By RCBobby

I am looking forward to the excitement of...

I am looking forward to the excitement of electric flight. I have been in the hobby over 30 years and have stimulated my interests by switching to electrics. Many of my seasoned freinds are...
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

Page generated in 0.05706 seconds with 7 queries