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Forum: ParkFlyers
09-25-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

Excellent plane! Sure is pricey though. She...

Excellent plane! Sure is pricey though. She flys very well and suprisingly needs a bit of wind to take off and land into. You launch her by throwing like Tom Brady and then saying a little prayer!...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-25-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

That is a nice ForMOOsa II !! If that is the...

That is a nice ForMOOsa II !!

If that is the setup you have in that plane, then I assume the Formosa 1 will be a rocket.
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-25-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

Fair enough. I think I also have a CC25 that...

Fair enough. I think I also have a CC25 that would do the trick. It is currently in a Kyosho Illusion, but that is overkill.
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-25-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

Steve - I appreciate the help! I have this...

Steve - I appreciate the help!

I have this setup in a MUS at the moment that was dumbthumbed into the ground the other day. It was only pulling 19A WOT on a 10x6 APC-E.

Is this setup...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-24-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

Appreciate the help!

Appreciate the help!
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-24-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940

Power recommendation on an Oldie Goldie

I recently had a flashback of one of my favorite planes and decided to go out and build another one.

The GWS Formosa 1.

I have not built a foamy in several years and don't remember power...
Forum: 3D Flying
09-01-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,419

I am really leaning towards the Katana MD. You...

I am really leaning towards the Katana MD. You say you have the plane, are you running a BEC or were you able to use the recommended ESC by PA and not have to use one?
Forum: 3D Flying
08-27-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,419

Need some advice on a new plane...

I am getting the bug to pick up another plane and for the life of me, just cannot decide which one. I have narrowed it down between several models, and would love some input from others.

Here are...
Forum: Beginners
08-22-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543

I personally think that the motor would work...

I personally think that the motor would work great with a GWS E-starter.

On a 3cell 1250lipo and a 9x3.8SF prop you would turn 18oz of thrust on a plane that weighs about 17oz - nice performance,...
Forum: Foamies
08-21-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,933

Ha! The title is getting everyone to look!

Ha! The title is getting everyone to look!
Forum: Beginners
08-21-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

mah won't affect power, unless you are over...

mah won't affect power, unless you are over amping the pack you have now. I think that 2100mah packs would be way to heavy for this plane - it is better to keep it light - also, 2100 packs are over...
Forum: Beginners
08-21-2007, 02:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

I am using a GWS 1320mah 3s pack. I get about...

I am using a GWS 1320mah 3s pack. I get about 10mins at full throttle, about 12-14 mins if I conserve power.

The gear is simply moved to the rear marker, and I built the front gear out of wire.
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08-20-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,284

Bill - Thanks for the input - I am using a CC...

Bill - Thanks for the input - I am using a CC PHX25 ESC and 910 15C pack.

I found the problem though, the memory I programmed the Illusion into on my TX was setup on an old Heli program, so it...
08-19-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,284

Well - did my maiden flight today and it didn't...

Well - did my maiden flight today and it didn't go so well.....

Tried launching it several times and it just wouldn't get up to speed. Finally crashed harder than I would have liked and cracked...
08-19-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 32,401

Here is my hanger: Currently Flying: ...

Here is my hanger:

Currently Flying:

Parkzone Typhoon 3D
E-Flite Mini Ultra Stick
E-Flite Extra 260 480
Kyosho Illusion
Brushless GWS Formosa I
08-18-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,284

Here are some photos of the build process so far....

Here are some photos of the build process so far. The only thing I am EXTREMELY dissapointed with is that there are no connectors soldered onto the motor, and it didn't say I needed them on the box....
08-18-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,284

Well - My Illusion finally came in today and I...

Well - My Illusion finally came in today and I picked it up at lunch!!! I got the blue one, which I havn't seen many photos of in this thread, so I will be sure to take some tonight during the build....
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-17-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 88,372

The stock recommended power system fits what you...

The stock recommended power system fits what you are looking for to a T.


E-flite 450 outrunner
20amp ESC
2100mah 11.1v 3S lipo
10x7 APC E prop
Forum: Beginners
08-16-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

No problem, sawatt. As you can see, I changed to...

No problem, sawatt. As you can see, I changed to tri-cycle gear, balsa ailerons, and clipped the wings as well.
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-16-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,299

Here yall - I know my photos that were in this...

Here yall - I know my photos that were in this build thread got deleted.

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q315/aclemons6970/Other/EST6.jpg
...
Forum: Beginners
08-16-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,354

Good lord man! I think that motor would rip the...

Good lord man! I think that motor would rip the wings off. I use that motor on my Extra 260, and it weighs about 30oz. On the wattmeter with the 480 - 345watts, 28amps, 12.1volts.

I think the...
Forum: Beginners
08-16-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q315/aclemons69...

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q315/aclemons6970/Other/EST6.jpg

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q315/aclemons6970/Other/EST5.jpg
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Forum: Beginners
08-16-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

Because the photos I posted in my BL E-Starter...

Because the photos I posted in my BL E-Starter thread were deleated due to bandwidth constrictions on photobucket, here are some backup ones I took. Hope these help with your build.

Sorry they...
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,354

I would disagree with the above poster. I found...

I would disagree with the above poster. I found the stock powerplan on the PT17 to be very inadequate and made the model much more difficult to control.

I had alot of fun with mine, but it has to...
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,207

I recently built a brushless E-starter and loved...

I recently built a brushless E-starter and loved it with the Himax 2015 and 3s lipo.

Here is a link to the build thread:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61
Forum: Power Systems
08-15-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543

Well, That being said, I might consider bringing...

Well, That being said, I might consider bringing it back. Hopefully they will allow you to swap out and maybe just keep the ESC since you have soldered the deans connectors on already.

Have you...
Forum: Power Systems
08-15-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543

The only things I can think of is that either the...

The only things I can think of is that either the pack is overly discharged and the ESC is reading it as only 2cells, or you don't have a good connection on the solder joint you did. Do you have...
Replies: 144
Views: 11,777

I use a 6channel JR TX and have a Berg 4 or Berg...

I use a 6channel JR TX and have a Berg 4 or Berg 7 in all my planes. It is the only radio I use for all my planes.

Just make sure you get the right rcvr. Some use positive shift, and others are...
08-15-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236

I guess I should have mentioned - I use the...

I guess I should have mentioned - I use the electrafly balancer too. It mates perfectly to my couple of electrafly packs and the commonsense packs too.
08-14-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236

I am a big fan of commonsense lipo packs, and use...

I am a big fan of commonsense lipo packs, and use many of them. They are a bit cheaper than TP. I used a hobbico mkII charger for a while, and although it took 2hrs to charge a 2100mah pack, it...
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