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08-26-2011, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Zocane

One other thing that comes to mind. I had been...

One other thing that comes to mind. I had been under the impression that LiPOs can take only a 1.0 C charge. I found out yesterday from Kurt or Kirk Massey at New Creations, that is not true. He...
08-26-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Zocane

Wow. Yes, I did miss the point entirely. Thank...

Wow. Yes, I did miss the point entirely. Thank you for the clarification. I will see if the CP 10 has storage level. I was assuming that when you've run the batteries down reasonably after a...
08-26-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Zocane

this is excellent information. for the past year...

this is excellent information. for the past year I had been flying and then, as soon as I return home, I charged them up and left them. I will now leave them in the discharge state and fire them up...
08-25-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,304
Posted By Zocane

Do you prime before you paint? I just picked up...

Do you prime before you paint? I just picked up a two meter roll of natural Solartex and I didn't want to spring for a quart of their primer at 25 dollars or something. I wonder what your thoughts...
08-25-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Zocane

Use a CellPro 10s for Recharging LiPOs

I did a quick check and couldn't seem to find anything on the following. I'd like to get your thoughts on it.
I've been flying about 4 planes on LiPOs now and charging them using a Cellpro 10s...
07-19-2011, 04:05 PM
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Views: 6,304
Posted By Zocane

Dave, you mentioned using enamels on the...

Dave,

you mentioned using enamels on the Solartex. I have a bit of searching to do in that arena too. I haven't used paints in FOREVER and just picked up a jar of Brodak fuel proof colored dope...
07-19-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,304
Posted By Zocane

Thanks to you both. This clears it up a lot. ...

Thanks to you both. This clears it up a lot. There are so many names for the same material that it completely confuses the issue. I will give Solartex a try.
07-18-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,304
Posted By Zocane

Fabric Covering Suggestions for Scale Finish

I've been able to pick up bits and pieces from various threads on what might be better coverings for scale aircraft, but it's been harder to make sense of than I thought. It came to my attention on...
04-24-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Zocane

How to Make Sharp Circles when Lightening Your Aircraft?

The pictures of the scratch models being built in the magazines always show such nice and crisp circles in the sheeted fuselages and the solid balsa empennage - I've never been able to do it yet. I...
Forum: Beginners
03-11-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By Zocane

Where is the Master List of Sources on WattFlyer?

I must readily confess I'm an idiot. I KNOW I've seen it three times before on this site, and yet now, after 15 minutes of wandering the site I can't find it. It's a brilliant set of data too. It...
03-11-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,896
Posted By Zocane

This has helped tremendously - both from a...

This has helped tremendously - both from a general perspective but also specifically with the 3 -channel designed L-19. Glacier Girl, you hit the nail on the head! I hadn't thought of that. There...
03-03-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,896
Posted By Zocane

Mixing Flaps and Ailerons when you only have ailerons?

I'm working on a Cessna L-19, 51" WS. The plans were designed for rudder-elevator, but I've designed in ailerons. I seem to remember from years ago that you can have the ailerons act as flaps while...
01-13-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Zocane

FMA Direct only in Singapore?

Just bought a Cell Pro 10s and some accoutrements. The shipping killed me. I just found out they ship from Singapore. Hello??????? Really? It's too late now, I pressed the 'complete order'...
01-10-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,624
Posted By Zocane

I notice that the plans for the Dash 8 aren't...

I notice that the plans for the Dash 8 aren't there on the site -- but they weren't there when I got them either for some reason. It was as if they're on a page that isn't linked or something. Call...
01-09-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,517
Posted By Zocane

Hi, Gman4reel, I had replied to your request...

Hi, Gman4reel,

I had replied to your request -- but it seems like there are a few posts missing from this thread now. There was the link to Kiona publishing that I saw on Friday but now I don't...
01-07-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,624
Posted By Zocane

http://kionastore.com/plan-1730.html Hello...

http://kionastore.com/plan-1730.html

Hello and welcome to the site. You can still buy them at Kiona publishers. They're slow but the plans look good.
12-27-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,651
Posted By Zocane

Slipstick: BINGO! That is it exactly! I KNEW...

Slipstick: BINGO! That is it exactly! I KNEW it was something I wasn't paying attention to - when I got it I lazily said to myself 'I could have sworn both my radios are FM, but since I don't see...
12-27-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,651
Posted By Zocane

Futaba Receiver Not Working?

Real quick question to get your experience on a brand new Futaba receiver (R124H). It seems to not be working. I'm sending it back and getting a replacement, both of crystal (ch.15) and rec. I had...
12-11-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,392
Posted By Zocane

Thanks for the double good word on LoneStar. ...

Thanks for the double good word on LoneStar. I'll be ordering this weekend and check them out.
12-11-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,392
Posted By Zocane

Yet again, Chellie! (how does she do that...). ...

Yet again, Chellie! (how does she do that...).

thank you, I will check out Sig next. I have to place an order very soon and I'll be glad to test them out. By the way, in previous posts, you'd...
12-11-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,392
Posted By Zocane

Best Balsa Source

I was hoping that I could find on Wattflyer, a set of best sources for balsa - but I often miss a link - forgive me for asking an obvious question that most everyone probably knows the answer. Do...
12-11-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By Zocane

Good to know. I just ordered online from...

Good to know. I just ordered online from BalsaUSA: 1. they got my order wrong and 2. I received 3/16 balsa sheet that was as hard as basswood. Amazing. I think I'll call next time, or better...
12-11-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,993
Posted By Zocane

Thank you, Chellie! Wow! The only other plans I...

Thank you, Chellie! Wow! The only other plans I had seen so far were for the Top Flite P-39. For a kit. Could be good...
12-03-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,993
Posted By Zocane

Plans for P-39 Airacobra?

I just started searching this site to see if anyone might know of good Airacobra plans in the 60" to 80" range? I see there is a build for a Top Flite kit but I'm still in the early stages of...
11-11-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,927
Posted By Zocane

Laser Cutting Companies? From plans to parts?

I'm just starting to think about seeing how this laser cutting thing works: have any of you tried to use a service for doing that?
I've checked out two companies so far - they ask for the parts to...
09-30-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,624
Posted By Zocane

I just received the AMA plans for the Spacewalker...

I just received the AMA plans for the Spacewalker too - but they're not the Laddie Mikulasko plans! They're in german. Do you happen to have the plan number Yukon Jack? I only saw one Spacewalker...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,374
Posted By Zocane

Hey, Rockin: yea Buddy! In fact, the himax I...

Hey, Rockin: yea Buddy! In fact, the himax I have in the Magpie is strong enough that when I first took off, I was 'just checkin' the CG' so to speak and when it lifted off before I was ready I had...
Forum: Beginners
09-25-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,374
Posted By Zocane

Finally, since first posting and getting great...

Finally, since first posting and getting great feedback on the direction to take, I maidened the Magpie that was suggested. And I DIDN'T even crash it! I landed it on a sidewalk without a hitch. It...
09-23-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By Zocane

Thank you both for your comments and the link. ...

Thank you both for your comments and the link. Both of them are quite applicable. The way the plans (and full size a/c) are, the gear is a 'straight down affair'. Meaning that I can't angle the...
09-18-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By Zocane

Thoughts or Methods on 'Spring' L.G./U.C.?

I'm about 2 days away from installing the UC/LG on my Bristol Brownie. It's a stubby 1925 sort of fixed arrangement; rather stiff and designed so that the energy from a hard landing would go...
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